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Restaurant of the Week Segment – December 28, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ John Fritch re: Ex., Chef and general manager of “Peaks” 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– He’s also the President of the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce.
– REPORT on the weather/view @ the Top of the Tram, @ “Peaks”. REPORT on the Breakfast w/ Santa and the Choirs that were performing.
– Will be open Christmas Day @ Peaks and Pines Café. Special menus and/or regular ones.
– DISCUSSION of the closing in January for the remodeling of Peaks. Temporary move of the restaurant while the construction goes on.
– REPORT on the drinks for the cold weather. They make their own buttered rum batter.
– Peaks is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.
– Pines Café is more family oriented, “grab and go”. Everything is made from scratch and very fresh.
– The Top of the Tram is the #1 tourist attraction in the Coachella Valley.
www.pstramway.com
(760) 325-4537)

John

Women’s Segment – December 28, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Women’s Segment

The Monthly Women’s Segment of the Joey English Show is presented to you thru the generosity of Desert Oasis Health Care and Teresa Hodgkins, pharmacist, mom and member of DOHC’s Leadership Team.
DESERT OASIS HEALTH CARE w/ Sarah Tripp re: Registered dietitian; Manager health education programs @ D.O.H.C.
– REPORT on all the FREE health education classes D.O.H.C. offers.
– DISCUSSION of New Year’s Resolutions. Better to set smaller goals. Can be set any time of the year.
– Better to have a plant-based diet.
– DISCUSSION of sleep issues and needs and how much sleeps affects so many aspects of your life.
– Build more steps into your day.
– DISCUSSION of dental health and how it can impact many parts of life.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 328-4499

Sarah

Palm Springs Business Segment – December 28, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Palm Springs Business Segment

ESSER AIR w/ Tim Esser re: 36665 Bankside Dr., #C, Cathedral City, CA. 92234.
– DISCUSSION of the new technologies in his industry.
– He carries Trane products.
– DISCUSSION of the tremendous dust concerns here in the Desert. Get an “air scrubber” for your systems.
– He opened up in 1980. His son is running the business now.
– REPORT on his “Tour de Palm Springs”. Going on 22 years of Tim’s creation. NOW the event has 1500 volunteers and 10,000 riders. Will be Feb., 8, 2020 next year.
www.esserair.com
(760) 324-0550)

JUST FABULOUS PALM SPRINGS w/ Stephen Monkarsh re: 515 N. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT on “after Christmas” sale going on NOW. He has the largest selection of ornaments on sale now. Gifts, trees, and ornaments for animals are on sale now also.
– He’ll go to the gift shows in January.
– Book signings @ Just Fabulous. i.e. Modernism week will have several.
www.bjustfabulous.com
(760) 864-1300)

Stephen & Tim

Eisenhower Health Segment – December 28, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Eisenhower Health Segment

EISENHOWER HEALTH w/ Stephanie Farrell (MBA, RN, CCRC) and Lee Rice, 39000 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA.
– Stephanie is in charge of clinical trials and is the Director of Research Administration for Eisenhower Health.
– DISCUSSION of what constitutes a “clinical trial”. There are 80 clinical trials currently going on. How participants are selected.
– Clinical trials are conducted in every specialty.
– Number one concern is patient safety.
– DISCUSSION of the partnership w/ the FDA. EH is completely regulated and very closely monitored.
– Clinical trials run different lengths.
– HOLD THE DATE; Lecture: “What are Clinical Trials” 1/9/20 @ the La Quinta Library.
www.eisenhowerhealth.com
(760) 346-3911)

Lee & Stephanie

Palm Springs International Film Festival Segment – December 28, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – Palm Springs International Film Festival Segment

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARD GALA w/ Richard DeSantis. re: 1700 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Way #3, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT on his production of the ACT for MS Christmas Tree Lane event.
– The 31st. PSIFF Gala stars that will be coming.
– REPORT on the history of the event and the incredible staff that makes it happen so smoothly.
– New technology that he will be using this year. i.e. video wall, 168 feet wide. Staying ahead of the curve of other galas, television and movies as well.
– The new aspects he will feature @ this year’s gala; i.e. music in the movies, etc.
– Possibly over 12 billion media impressions all over the world.
– Track record of the history of our festival and the future of films when they leave us. i.e. w/ the Oscars etc.,
– His perception of some of the actors, their performances etc., involved in the “people industry” that is the movies.
– His 32 years of doing this; the 178 shows w/ every major entertainer he has produced. Starting in Washington D.C. i.e. shows for Prince Charles, Princess Diana; Presidents etc., Prince Albert. Etc.
www.psfilmfest.org
(760) 322-2930)

Richard

Insurance Segment – December 28, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – Insurance Segment

ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Dennis VanBuskirk re: 36917 Cook St., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211.
– REPORT that rates go up each year.
– Dennis will help you change your insurance from where you are to Ascend. You can change at any time during the year, don’t have to wait until the term is up.
– Insurance companies don’t take the time to tell you about new rates and deals that are available.
– Ascend is fairly consistent @ meeting or beating the rates you already have.
– HMO deadlines are closed now, but PPO’s can be changed.
– DISCUSSION of vacation rental insurances, Airbnb insurances, 2nd home insurance. Even if you only rent your home out ONCE a year.
– DISCUSSION of interesting insurance issues; i.e. renter’s insurances for as little as $100/year; Christmas tree fires; porch pirate thefts; gifts stolen from your car, etc.
www.ascendins.com
(760) 341-3477)

Dennis

Palm Springs Segment – December 28, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Palm Springs Segment

CITY OF PALM SPRINGS – w/ Mayor Geoff Kors re: 3200 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT on his 4 years on the P.S. City Council and his distinguished career in public service.
– He’ll be mayor for one year now that we have 5 districts and a rotating mayor. Palm Springs residents helped to define this new system so that the public was truly part of the process.
– How several council members altered their terms to facilitate the whole council on a regular election schedule.
– All public notices and mailings are now bi-lingual.
– The new electrical energy efficient programs that he is orchestrating here in the Valley, led by Palm Springs w/ Desert Community Energy. 100% Carbon free power.
– 1st Monday in January, Indian Canyon will go two ways. 2 lanes going north, 1 lane going south and the turning lane in the middle. Impact for pedestrian safety and business benefits. Palm Springs got 6 of the 10 competitive grants to accomplish this change.
– DISCUSSION of “Marilyn” project w/ P.S. Resorts and where she will be.
– UPDATE on the Restoration of the Palm Springs Plaza Theater w/ Robert Moon and J.R. Roberts; the Andaz Hotel.
– DISCUSSION of the homeless problem and how his administration is addressing it. We are the only city of the CV w/ both a daytime and nighttime shelter.
– Sign up on the City’s website for alerts, emails etc.
ww.palmspringsca.gov
(760) 323-8299)

Geoff

Finance Segment – December 28, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Finance Segment

GOUGH FINANCIAL SERVICES w/ Janice Gough re:
– DISCUSSION of what to do w/ your finances @ the end of the year, i.e. deductions etc.,
– Report on programs such as Quickbooks, Turbo tax, etc., to help you.
– How to make a financial plan for 2020.
– REPORT that your Medicare won’t pay for a hospital stay unless you are actually ADMITTED as a patient, NOT admitted just for observation.
– Check on your insurance plans changes for your drugs etc.,
– Her columns in the Desert Star Weekly and the Public Record. Sign up for her newsletter on her website.
www.goughfinancialsvcs.com
(760) 251-7724)

Janice

Real Estate Segment – December 28, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Real Estate Segment

BRADY SANDAHL REAL ESTATE GROUP/KELLER WILLIAMS w/ Tony Estrada re; 70005 Mirage Cove Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT on real estate in 2019 in the Coachella Valley.
– Home values here experienced a gain of 7.1% in the last year. The only city in the Valley where individual home values went up.
– DISCUSSION of the real estate marketing going forward.
– Tony, a listing agent, will be glad to have a logical conversation about selling your home w/ you. Brady Sandahl Real Estate Group listings are selling within an average of 60 days.
– Need for inventory.
– DISCUSSION of the demographics of who is moving/buying in our market.
www.bradysandahl.com
(760) 409-1540)

Tony

Restaurant of the Week Segment – December 21, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Deborah Quinn and Chef Shannon Bush re: “Pastry Swan Bakery” 70225 Hwy.111, Rancho Mirage, 92270.
– In business since ’85, Deborah took over in ’97 and moved from Cathedral City to Rancho Mirage.
– DISCUSSION of how/where the recipes come from.
– DISCUSSION of their “plant-based” pastry cuisine as well as traditional offerings. i.e. plant-based bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich etc.
– Breakfast and lunch 4 days a week AND catering.
– DISCUSSION of transition food and how the flavor has improved.
– Also have vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, sugar-free products.
– DISCUSSION of their cooking classes.
– They are known for their CAKES. Both plant-based and traditional.
– 1/10/20 – Dr. Michael Greger M.D. will speak @ 2 PM @ the R.M. Library about his book “How Not To Diet”.
email: info@nullpastryswan.com
(760) 202-1213)

Shannon & Deborah

LIVE READ
LIBERTY TREES;

– Trees freshly cut, not stored for months.
– From Montana and Idaho.
– They will deliver.
– Tree stands available, that don’t leak.
– Wreaths, garlands, etc.,
– Will flock any color.
– Open 9 AM to 9
– – DISCCCC PM up to and thru Christmas Day.
– Two lots: 400 N. Indian in Palm Springs (406) 210-4422 and 73-796 San Luis Rey, Palm Desert (406) 370-6792.

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