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December 31, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM

Entertainment/ROTW/PSIFF Segment

THE JOEY ENGLISH DESERT DATEBOOK
Presented by the City of Palm Springs
www.palmspringsca.gov and (760) 323-8299
Jeff Hocker
(760) 409-1530
Click here for details

CITY OF PALM SPRINGS
The Honorable Mayor Robert Lee Moon
Report on “Dancing w/the Desert Stars”. Studying w/”Step to Step”. kudos to Dr. Steven Gundry. Reflections on New Year’s. “State of the City”: Report on new projects and businesses, especially small business and restaurants. Overview of the General Plan: Concern over homeless issues and problems; Hopes for 2017 and new developments: Council has reduced downtown by 49%, will buy the acre across from the P.S. Art Museum for the Virgin Hotel, and “Marilyn” will be back!!!!
www.palmspringsca.gov

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Pat Milsop
Discussing “Flemings Steak House”. Stayed open for Thanksgiving for the 1st time this year. Holiday offerings. Reservations recommended. Closed New Year’s Day.
www.flemingssteakhouse.com
(760) 776-6685

Home/Services
Giveaway winner:

Jean D. of Palm Desert


3:00-4:00 PM

Medical/Cities/Community Segment

EISENHOWER MEDICAL CENTER
Dr. Jeralyn W. Brossfield, Medical Dir. EMC Wellness Institute, and Lee Rice
Discussing 1/25 – “Life Is Your Best Medicine” free lecture w/ T. Low Dog, MD. (760) 773-4500. Healthy Living Magaine, winter edition. “Fitness Rocks” Indoor climbing is good for body and mind. Wellness Worth Watching: Movie Series: all from 5:30 – 8 PM @ Annenberg Center for Health Sciences.  $15 (contact info: www.emc.org/wellness or (760) 610-7360). Upcoming:

  • 1/10 – “Fed Up”
  • 2/7 – “The Connection” Mind Your Body
  • 3/7 – “Happy”

www.emc.org

MR. COMMUNITY/DESERT AIDS PROJECT
Steve Henke, Associate Dir. of Development for DAP
Calling this City is “THIS Century Modern”. In 2017 he wants to amplify the voices of the creative community who travel through and live in Palm Springs. New restaurant “The Draftsman” Steve Chase 2/10, 11 – produced by Richard de Santis, will feature the Pointer Sisters and 3 parties and many new renovations, e.g., new “red” carpet.
www.desertaidsproject.org

PALM SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Nona Watson
Still has some Monopoly games of Palm Springs. A.C.T. Tours for the Chamber to the Rhine River, NYC and Africa…and speaking @ A.C.T.’s FREE meeting 1/4 and talking about the Chambers’ tours. Chamber mixer in Jan. @ Draftsman.
www.pschamber.org
(760) 325-1577

Steve and Nona

Kids/Pets Giveaway winner:

Ralph S. of Palm Springs


4:00-5:00 PM

Business/Time Passages/PSIFF Segment

SANDAHL REALTY
Brady Sandahl
Discussing fact that all real estate stats are up from last year here in Palm Springs. Baby boomers buying “smaller” now as they down size. Rental ordinances different in the New Year. Now any month is a good month to sell in Palm Springs. Now we’re a year-round destination. New office in Rancho Mirage, on Hwy. 111 behind Misty’s Consignment, also doing well.
www.bradysandahl.com
(760) 409-1540

TIME PASSAGES
Charlie Dyer

  • Zsa Zsa Gabor 2/6/17 – 12/18/16
  • George Michaels 6/25/63 – 12/25/16
  • John Benoit 12/27/51 – 12/26/16
  • Carrie Fisher 10/21/56 – 12/27/16
  • Debbie Reynolds 4/1/32 – 12/28/16

Joey with Debbie Reynolds

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Tom E. Brown
Discussing “Pushing Dead”
www.psfilmfest.org
(760) 322-2930

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Scott Marshall Smith
Discussing “Camera Store”.
www.psfilmfest.org
(760) 322-2930

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Steven James
Discussing “Abacus: Small Enough To Jail”.
www.psfilmfest.org
(760) 322-2930

Shows/Tours
Giveaway winner:

Jay D. of Desert Hot Springs

Merry Christmas – We’re Off This Week

joey santa hat

Merry Christmas from the ex-Mrs. Claus

Since this week’s show would have fallen on Christmas Eve, Joey and her pals are taking a well deserved day off. There will be a special music program in our place on Saturday.

But we’ll be back and well rested on New Years Eve, so join us then!

December 17, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM

Entertainment/Life Coaching/PSIFF Segment

Report on:

12/14 – Ride up the P.S. Tram w/son Tyler and his friend Adrienne to interview Greg Purdy, Chef Frank and Owner John.
Tramway trip 12/14/16
peaks owners at tram

THE JOEY ENGLISH DESERT DATEBOOK
Presented by the City of Palm Springs
www.palmspringsca.gov and (760) 323-8299
Jeff Hocker
(760) 409-1530
Click here for details

LIFE COACHING
Laura Meeks
Discussing Christmas thoughts: (1) Make pancakes.(2) Turn old t-shirts into pillows. (3) Do a fun gift exchange. (4) Create a new Christmas ritual. (5) Manage your expectations. (6) BE HAPPY!!!!
www.laurameekscoach.com
(888) 666-1570

Laura and her Christmas nails and crocheted coat

Laura and her Christmas nails and crocheted coat

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Martin Koolhoven
Discussing “Brimstone”.
www.psfilmfest.org
(760) 322-2930

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Amber Sealey
Discussing “No Light and No Land Anywhere”.
www.psfilmfest.org
(760) 322-2930

Home/Services
Giveaway winner:

Liam C. of Desert Hot Springs
1ST TIME WINNER!!!!! 


3:00-4:00 PM

Medical/Palm Springs Style Segment

DESERT OASIS HEALTH CARE
Helene Le Clair, V.P. of Network Development and Maggie Deering, R.N., Associate V.P. of Clinical Integration
Discussing patient portals for access to records. Fall prevention classes. D.O.H.C. will inspect your home for “fall dangers”. Co-ordination of care. Guides patients from wellness clinics thru every phase of life. Open enrollment is over now.
www.mydohc.com
(800) 500-5215

PALM SPRINGS HOME TEAM
Conrad Miller and Brandon Holland
Discussing the fact that 1/2 of the nation’s home buyers were 1st timers.  21 homes in P.S. from $100,000 – $300,000. 199 homes in P.S. from $300,000 – $700,000. Millennials are buying now. Need for inventory. Free advice for all aspects of home buying/selling. Most folks decide within 16 seconds if they want a property.
www.palmspringshometeam.com
(760) 464-9559

Maggie, Helene, Conrad and Brandon

Maggie, Helene, Conrad and Brandon

Kids/Pets Giveaway winner:

Cindy A. of Landers


4:00-5:00 PM

Sports/R.O.T.W./Time Passages/PSIFF Segment

WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT CELEBRITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
Fred “The Hammer” Williamson
Discussing:

  • 1/6,7 Tournament @ Fantasy Springs’ Eagle Falls Golf Course. $275 for tournament, parties, dinner, playing w/the stars/athletes. (760) 238-5633 to sign up.
  • Super Bowl thoughts. How the Raiders are doing. Patriots for certain. His football career.
  • New movies “Check Point” and “Atomic Eden”
  • His Mother’s Caramel Cake

the hammer

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Greg Purdy, Public Affairs Mgr. for the Tram, Chef Frank Decker, and Owner John Fritch
Discussing “Peaks” @ the Top of the Tram. Holiday “Ride ‘n Dine”.  Special menu for Christmas and New Years Eve. Everything comes from 170 miles away or less. Featuring local growers and produce. Open 7 days a week. Will be having live entertainment in the future.
www.pstramway.com and (760) 325-4537 for reservations
(760) 325-1449 for Tram tickets.

peaks owners at tram

Greg, Chef Frank and John

Joey's Rib Eye Steak

Joey’s Rib Eye Steak

TIME PASSAGES
Charlie Dyer
Discussing Alan Thicke 3/1/47 – 12/13/16.
alan thicke

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Andrew Wagner
Discussing “Breakable You”.
www.psfilmfest.org
(760) 322-2930

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Alex Holder
“Keep Quiet”.
www.psfilmfest.org
(760) 322-2930

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Christoph Baaden
Discussing “The Magicians – The Life Impossible”.
www.psfilmfest.org
(760) 322-2930

Shows/Tours
Giveaway winner:

Barbara P. of Palm Springs

December 10, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM

Entertainment/R.O.T.W./Theater/Animal Segment

Reports on:

12/4 – Judging the Brisket Cookoff @ Dr. Howard Cohen’s benefiting AIDS Lifecycle. Photo of Judge Jersey Shore, Dr. Howie, Joey and Cody Krupp of KESQ
Judging the Brisket Cookoff

12/9 – VIP Champagne toast before Walk of Stars Dedication of Star #407 for Fleet Easton @ Alibi Azul.
VIP Champagne toast before Walk of Stars Dedication

THE JOEY ENGLISH DESERT DATEBOOK
Presented by the City of Palm Springs
www.palmspringsca.gov and (760) 323-8299
Jeff Hocker
(760) 409-1530
Click here for details

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Roula Berg and Chef Jorge Gonzales
Discussing “The Village Pub, Restaurant, Bar and Nightclub”. Affordable offerings for Christmas and New Years w/lots of entertainment. Reservations required for New Year’s Eve. Being a Sports Bar. Cuisines from around the world; great values and menu ideas. Celebrating 21 years downtown. Open 7 days a week. Brunch menu every day w/bottomless champagne. Partnership w/Animal Samaritans to raise money.
www.palmspringsvillagepub.com
(760) 323-3265

Roula, Chef Jorge and Tracy

Roula, Chef Jorge and Tracy

MC CALLUM MOMENTS/TALK OF STARS
Barry Minniefield
Discussing his concert tonight @ 8 PM as part of Jimi Fitz and Friends’ “A CV Christmas”. Being the “Hollywood Singing Chef”.
www.mccallumtheatre.com
(760) 340-ARTS

LOVING ALL ANIMALS
Tracy Habijanac
Discussing ages of animals for spay and neuter. Yappy Hours @ Venus De Fido w/ lots of themes. Need for foster homes for animals.
www.lovingallanimals.org
(760) 834-7000

VENUS DE FIDO
Pamela Turner
Discussing her De La Croce jewelry @ the Venus De Fido for Pets and their People. Day care, groomers, indoor dog part while you do your “people” thing. Monthly “bow wowbrunch”. See the Biggi Bird Gardens 12/11 for their “Bow Wow Brunch”. $25 gift bracelet to Joey Pals who buy tickets. Shepherd Clark jewels as well. Selfies w/Santa Paws.
www.venusdefido.com
(760) 834-7070

$25 bracelet that a gift for Joey Pals who attend

$25 bracelet that a gift for Joey Pals who attend

DOG SITTING
Jane Treacy
Discussing her “one dog @ time” services in her home. Her new book “Cinderella @ 70”.
janetracey70@nullgmail.com and www.cinderella70.com
(760) 409-7589

Home/Services
Giveaway winner:

Penny H. of Palm Springs


3:00-4:00 PM

Senior Moment Segment

FOREST LAWN
Larry Davis
Discussing people who seem to stay alive and wait for the holidays and then pass away. Heading into the holiday season after a loss; some of the ways people “prepare” to die; hospice care; the importance of pre-planning AND pre-paying for funerals, burial insurance. Burying things w/people, mostly photographs. Don’t put jewelry into the cremation process but in the urn later if wanted.
www.forestlawn.com
(760) 321-6009

FAMILY HOSPICE CARE
Dr. Howard Cohen
Discussing seeing people in hospice stay alive and wait until after the holidays to pass. Thoughts from “Tuesdays w/Morrie”, i.e., preparing for death, which we don’t talk about in our culture. People wait too long to enter hospice care. Especially patients w/cancer fight especially hard. Teaching hospice residency programs at Eisenhower Medical Center and Desert Regional Medical Center. Connie’s 80th birthday and being a patient advocate.
www.familyhospicecare.com or hcohen@nullfamilyhospicecare.com
(760) 674-3344

BROOKDALE
Margaret Rouley
Also seeing residents stay alive and wait for the holidays or a people to come visit before passing. Different levels of living available, location, services, activities. All activities, programs, restaurants etc., for residents, families, associates and visitors. Different locations. Nancy the Pastry Chef.
www.brookdale.com
(760) 346-7772

Howie, Larry and Margaret

Howie, Larry and Margaret

Kids/Pets Giveaway winner:

Georgia E. of Calimesa


4:00-5:00 PM

Medical/Children/Charities Segment

DESERT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Dr. Amir Lavaf, Radiation Oncologist
Discussing ribbon cutting in the Main Lobby on 12/14 @ 11 AM @ D.R.M.C. for the new linear accelerator for radiation therapy in cancer treatment. RSVP to (800) 491-4990.
www.desertregional.com
(760) 416-4770

LIVING DESERT
Erin Scott
You can get married @ the Living Desert too!!! Butterflies! Winged Wonders has opened for the season. Get up-close with more than 300 butterflies from 30 unique species.

  • Tonight, 12/16-24, 6-9P: WildLights – the annual holiday tradition returns with new features including a luminescent herd of animal lanterns
  • SAVE THE DATE: Mildly Wild New Year’s Eve Party, 5-10P, $125 – Celebrate with Dave Damiani & the No Vacancy Orchestra, surf-&-turf dinner, champagne toast for an East Coast countdown to midnight
  • 12/17 – she’s competing in Dancing w/the Desert Stars.
  • www.livingdesert.org and (760) 346-5694

DESERT ARC
Mitch Blumberg
Discussing mission statement. For ages 18 and up. Training the clients in janitorial, kitchen, recycling and landscape services so they can live a productive, independent life. Partnering w/ Winewomen for New York, New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance & Celebration 6 to 11 PM @ Renaissance Indian Wells. Reservations (760) 880-5010.
www.desertarc.org
(760) 346-1611

L.G.B.T. SANCTUARY PALM SPRINGS
Julie Siri, Program Manager
Discussing being a “transition” house for L.G.B.T.Q. folks from ages 18 to 21. How they find their clients: kids who have been in foster care. No charge to client. Partnering w/Michael Holmes @ The Purple Room for the Jan. 1 show (www.purpleroompalmsprings.com and (760) 342-4422).
www.sanctuarypalmsprings.org
(760) 766-3500 or direct line (909) 967-0101

Joey w/Michael Holmes as Judy Garland and Judy Bell of the Follies

Joey w/Michael Holmes as Judy Garland and Judy Bell of the Follies

Shows/Tours

Giveaway winner:

Michael C. of Joshua Tree

December 3, 2016

2:00-3:00 PM

Entertainment/R.O.T.W./Theater/PSIFF Segment

THE JOEY ENGLISH DESERT DATEBOOK
Presented by the City of Palm Springs
www.palmspringsca.gov and (760) 323-8299
Jeff Hocker
(760) 409-1530
Click here for details

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK
Emily
Discussing “LuLu”. Seatings for Christmas and New Years…..great values and menu ideas.
www.lulupalmsprings.com
(760) 327-5858

Palm Springs International Film Festival
Richard DeSantis, Producer of the Gala.
The P.S.I.F.F. on 1/2/17. Being the best predictor of the Oscars submissions. How the films are chosen. Tom Hanks will be one of the honorees. Watch Entertainment Tonight for updates.
www.psfilmfest.org

MC CALLUM THEATRE
Jeff Norman
Report on Gala. Raised $1.5 million.

  • Tonight & Tomorrow: “Mama Mia”!
  • 12/5: Vienna Boys Choir,
  • 12/6: The Irish Tenors Christmas
  • 12/8: Oh What  Night!!!
  • 12/9: The Colors of Christmas
  • 12/10: Jimi Fitz & Friends – A CV Christmas
  • 12/11: Christmas w/the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain
  • www.mccallumtheatre.com and (760) 340-ARTS

TALK OF STARS/MC CALLUM THEATRE
Melissa Manchester
Friday Dec. 9 @ 8PM.
www.mccallumtheatre.com
(760) 340-ARTS

PALM CANYON THEATRE
Steven Smith
Discussing “Meet Me In St. Louis” opened 12/2. Runs through 12/18. Great Christmas gift idea, a couple of tickets. Then “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor DreamCoat”, “Evita”; “Sweet Charity ” and “Rock  of Ages”.
www.palmcanyontheatre.org
(760) 323-5123

Home/Services
Giveaway winner:

Marian H. of Desert Hot Springs


3:00-4:00 PM

Medical/Arts/Artists/Museum Segment

TOWN CENTER COMPOUNDING PHARMACY
Leslie Todd, Professor of Nursing
How bio-identical hormones and alkaline water impact: Hepatitis C, psoriasis, do bio-identical hormones and alkaline water have the long list of disclaimers that prescription drugs do? Free consultations.
www.facebook.com/towncentercompoundingpharmacy
(760) 341-3984

CODA GALLERY
Sam Heaton
Discussing current exhibitions, holiday themed exhibits, open 7 days a week. New location on El Paseo @ Lupine.
www.codagallery.com
(760) 346-4661

PALM SPRINGS AIR MUSEUM
Ann Greer
Discussing current exhibitions. 12/10 & 11, 11 AM to 3 PM: Santa flies in to give out goody bags. Children can enjoy a Winter Fun Land complete with SNOW. Presented by McDonalds & the Shalhoub Family. Kids 12 & under get in free w/paid adult.
www.palmspringsairmuseum.com
(760) 778-6262

PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM
Michael Felci
Report on “Big Hair Ball ” and the “Take Your Seat” campaign.

  • In Palm Springs thru 12/11 –  “A Passionate Eye: The Weiner Family Collection” and thru 7/31/17 – Montgomery Meets Modernism: Two Americas; and thru 9/4/17 – Western Stories & Grass Roots: Native American Basketry of the West
  • In Palm Springs @ the A and D Center thru 2/27/17 – MetaModern, FREE admission – all days, all times
  • In Palm Desert @ the Galen thru 3/7/17, “Glass for he New Millennium”; Masterworks from the Kaplan-Ostergaard Collection, FREE admission – all days, all times
  • www.psmuseum.org and (760) 322-4800

Kids/Pets Giveaway winner:

Eddie C. of Palm Springs


4:00-5:00 PM

LGBT/Revivals/”Go Green” Segment

DESERT AIDS PROJECT
Steve Henke “Mr. Community”
Report on World AIDS Day goals: 90% of people living w/HIV know their status; 90% of those diagnosed w/HIV are receiving anti-retroviral therapy; 90% of those receiving treatment have undetectable viral loads.

  • 12/10 – Linda Lavin performs @ the Annenberg Theater to benefit Temple Isaiah (tickets @ www.annenbergtheater.org and (760) 325-4490)
  • 12/17 – “Dancing w/ the Desert Stars” to benefit DAP (contact info: www.desertaidsproject.org and (760) 323-2118)

REVIVALS DESIGN, CONSIGN, VOLUNTEER STORE
Charles Huff
Discussing artificial Christmas trees @ all three locations. Christmas/Holiday shopping values.
www.revivalsstores.com
(760) 318-6491

Photo of Steve and Charles

Photo of Steve and Charles

TIME PASSAGES
Charlie Dyer
Discussing Florence Henderson 2/14/1934 – 11/24/2016.
joey and florence henderson

LIBERTY TREES
Sequoia Sasser
Trees on her lot are cut 4 days before in Montana and trucked down here, other trees are cut months ago and stored. Almost never lose needles. Leak-proof reusuable tree stands. Wreaths, garlands, centerpieces etc. Delivery service. Lot in Palm Springs and Palm Desert.
(406) 531-8018

Joey's Montana Ponderosa Pine Christmas Tree

Joey’s Montana Ponderosa Pine Christmas Tree

Shows/Tours
Giveaway winner:

Diane H. of Desert Hot Springs
1st TIME WINNER!!!!

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