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Restaurant of the Week Segment – February 29, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Todd Flood, re: “Maracas Mexican Cantina & Grill” 155 S. Palm Cyn., Palm Springs, CA. 92262. AND “Maracas Mexican Cantina & Grill” 72775 Dinah shore Dr. Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– DISCUSSION of his 2 “Maracas”, 1 “Slice” and 1 “J.T.s Diner” restaurants (760) 674-7600.
– “Unique Taste of Mexico”.
– REPORT on the whole new menu he will be creating. Starting “plant-based” foods. i.e. tacos, enchiladas, etc. Will be doing a fresh fish Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
– Business has been especially booming @ the Palm Springs restaurant. Here for 15 years now.
– Kid and pet friendly. Open 11 AM. Open 7 days a week.
www.maracas-restaurant.com
(760) 322-9654)
(760) 321-1001)

Todd

Desert Mountains Segment – February 29, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Mountains Segment

FRIENDS OF THE DESERT MOUNTAINS w/ Tammy Martin, Ex. Dir. P.O. Box 1281, Palm Desert, CA. 92261.
– 3/7 – FREE Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival. 9 AM – 4 PM @ Palm Desert Civic Center Park.
– W/ a Safety Fair, check station for their child seat.
– Kids Zone w/ activities provided for the kids that they can take home. Face painting. Climbing wall. Live animals too.
– Gift shop, food to purchase.
– Beer and Wine Garden for purchase.
– Raffles, live music.
– Mission is as a “non-profit land conservation” organization. They “buy” land from willing sellers then they preserve and conserve the land. Over 16,000 acres. Also sell land to the Bureau of Land Management.
– Volunteers needed so apply on the web site.
– Visitor’s Center is on Hwy., 74, 4 miles up going South.
– DISCUSSION of the suggestions for hiking safely. i.e. phone, water, extra clothing, etc.
– Every Thurs., guided tours. Meet @ 9 AM @ the Visitor’s Center on Hwy., 74.
www.desertmountains.org
(760) 568-9918)

Tammy

Talk of Stars Segment – February 29, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Talk of Stars Segment

TALK OF STARS w/ Leslie Jordan re: “Toucans Tiki Lounge” 2100 N. Palm Cyn., Dr. Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– DISCUSSION of his love of Palm Springs.
– DISCUSSION of “Over Exposed” @ Toucans on March 7 @ 7:30 PM. It’s 75 minutes, w/ no intermission. Tickets @ www.reactionshows.com.
– STORY of when he threw out the first pitch for the Washington National. He actually stood on the pitcher’s mound!!!!
– STORY of his show business history i.e. “Will & Grace”, “My Trip Down the Pink Carpet”, his movies “The Help”, “Sordid Lives”, “Stories I Can’t Tell Mama”, etc.,
– SECRET project over @ Warner Brothers.
www.thelesliejordan.com

Joey & Leslie

Act For MS Gala Segment – February 29, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Act For MS Gala Segment

ACT FOR MS w/ Robert Moon and Nelda Linsk re: 73710 Fred Waring Dr., #118, Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– 3/15 – 6 PM cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, 7 PM dinner and entertainment. Gala will honor the C.V. Wellness Foundation. REPORT on their activities and causes. At the Renaissance Indian Wells.
– Em-ceed by Tom Dreesen. Starring Lorna Luft and Deena Martin. Doc Poster and his band. Produced by Richard DeSantis.
– DISCUSSION on the theme “The Chi-Chi Starlite Room”. Cocktail attire, or 30’s or 40’s style of dress.
– REPORT on 19 year-old MISSION STATEMENT for Gloria Greer’s Act For MS.
– DISCUSSION of the services ACT FOR MS provides for clients. The monies from this Gala stay right here in the CV.
– REPORT on ticket prices and levels all on the web site.
www.actforms.org
(760) 773-9806)

Robert & Nelda

Movie Segment – February 29, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – Movie Segment

POLLEN PATH ENTERTAINMENT w/ Cody Frank and Tom Stajmiger, co-founders.
– DISCUSSION of their history of making films and how they started their film company and how they named it from Native American lore.
– Their previous 3 short films; “Nephilim”, “For the Love of Noodles” and “Bunker”.
– Their current project “Captive, Pray for
Sunlight”. Their need to raise funds for this production. www.captivethefilm.com. Also have a crowd funding campaign on Kick Starter that will begin on March 3. Will be shot in Albuquerque.
– Their next films will be feature films and will have bigger budgets.
– If you donate to them on Kickstarter, you’ll get one of the t-shirts shown in their photo on Joey’s website.
www.pollenpathentertainment.com

Cody & Tom

Real Estate Segment – February 29, 2020

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – Real Estate Segment

THE G. GREEN AGENCY/KELLER WILLIAMS w/ Gerald Green re: 70005 Mirage Cove Dr., #2905, Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT on KW’s motto “God, Family & Business” and the “culture” of the company and the “giving back” mentality.
– REPORT on the real estate market and his area of coverage. 181 steps in any real estate transaction for him to help you through. Our market is strong compared to other areas in the country.
– Need for listings. FREE discussion and suggestions. If you price your property correctly most activity will be in the first three weeks.
– May 14 will be “Red Day” (Renew, Energize and Donate) and that’s KW’s day to “give back” day of service.
– The technology of buying and selling. 95% of buyers start their search on-line. KW is using all the technological advantages.
– Money is “cheap” now and impacts the real estate market.
www.theggreenagency.com
(760) 218-5675)

Gerald

P.S. Tram Segment – February 29, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – P.S. Tram Segment

PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAM w/ John Fritch re: 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– Expecting snow tonight.
– DISCUSSION of the remodeling going on up there. Should be done by late June. There will be a grand re-opening. Expect new bars and restrooms, etc. In the meantime the “fine dining” from “Peaks” will be presented in the “Forest View Room”. FABULOUS view. Make reservations. Open 11 to 8.
– Pines Café has wonderful food and is more casual. Menu will change there too. i.e. fried chicken and mac and cheese.
– Will be changing the menu to more hearty things for the colder weather.
– John is also the Executive Chef.
– John is the President of the P.S. Chamber and President Elect for the P.S. Rotary.
– DISCUSSION of Easter offerings on 4/12. Sunrise services and then the “Forest View Room” will open for an Easter Buffet. MAKE RESERVATIONS by phone or on-line. $29.95 for adults and $17.95 for kids.
www.pstramway.com
(760) 325-4537)

John

Wheel Segment – February 29, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Wheel Segment

DESERT VIEW GLASS w/ Brent Tanner re: 19465 N. Indian Cyn., Dr, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– DISCUSSION of the “application” of glass here in the CV/ Glass has to be set in wood or aluminum, not vinyl.
– DISCUSSION of the different coatings he has for making glass higher performing here in the desert.
– REPORT on insulated glass windows that makes a big difference in the sound, A.C. and heating costs. Also lets in more light.
– Insulated glass is 1 inch thick. REPORT on his skill in retrofitting in older homes.
– EXCITING REPORT on bi-folding glass doors!!! Open from the center, or the left or right. On a track.
– REPORT on glass w/ window shades in them!!!!
– Can make multi-sliding glass doors that slide into a “rod pocket” and disappear completely.
– FREE ESTIMATES!
www.desertviewglass.com
(760) 288-3217)

Brent

Travel Segment – February 29, 2020

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Travel Segment

ADULT CUSTOMIZED TOURS w/ Steve Kanold re; 555 S. Sunrise Way #219, Palm Springs, CA. 92264.
– 3/4 – FREE Wednesday Travel Club of the Desert. 74695 Hwy., 111, Best Western Plus Palm Desert Resort on Hospitality Row @ 1 PM.
– FREE snacks, parking, giveaways, guitar player, etc.
– DISCUSSION on the coronavirus. Report on the insurance implications. 98% of the folks affected recover.
– Caron Clay of Princess Cruises will be @ this coming Travel Club meeting.
– REPORT on 5/3 – 5/7, 2020. All-inclusive Beach Resort in Puerto Vallarta. $995. Hotel Rio
Vallarta w/ 6 restaurants. Includes air fare and transfers to LAX. GO W/ JOEY AND STEVE!!!! Very few seats left. They will offer “side tours” if you like.
– Rosarito Beach Baja CA. overnight tour.
– REPORT on Wolf Mountain tour he’s taking tomorrow.
www.act-tours.com
(760) 322-1247)

Steve

Restaurant of the Week Segment – February 22, 2020

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Michael Tarmini, Mgr. re: “LuLu California Bistro” 200 S. Palm Cyn., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– DISCUSSION of the featured weekly specials, Monday thru Sunday,…one menu for the bar area and one for the dining room. Fresh items every week.
– REPORT on Chef Carolina, @ the busiest restaurant in Palm Springs. Her skills include being a pastry chef!!!
– REPORT on the wonderful, creative cocktails.
– REPORT on the appetizers they are featuring now. Chef Carolina’s famous guacamole.
– REPORT on the entrees.
– DISCUSSION of the desserts!!!!! i.e. strawberry shortcake!!!.
– Breakfast, lunch and dinner AND Late Night @ Lulu’s, 7 days a week.
www.lulupalmsprings.com
(760) 327-LULU (5858)

Michael

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