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Technology Segment – December 1, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Technology Segment

INFORMATICA TECHNOLOGY w/ Adrian Sifuentes re: An Apple certified consultant.
– Discussion of safety features for your passwords. Multiple passwords protect your from being hacked.
– Anything that goes to the Internet thru your email can be SEEN. Your password and all your emails can be seen.
– Discussion of software as being a good thing and malware is not. Can be a virus and can hi-jack your Browser. Use “preview” lines w/out having to open an email.
– Discussion of the new Mac Book Air and the Mac Book Mini.
– Check out what your Browser knows @ www.webkay.robinlinus.com. A demonstration of all the date your browser knows ABOUT YOU. Can be accessed w/out asking for your permission.
www.informatica-tech.com
(760) 895-2785)

Adrian

L.G.B.T. Segment – December 1, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – L.G.B.T. Segment

DESERT AIDS PROJECT w/ Steven Henke re: “Mr. Community”
– TODAY is World AIDS Day.
– Report on “Sewing Hope”. A project of local volunteers who take donated fabric items, recycle them and create beautiful items for sale.
– Only @ the Revivals Palm Springs.
– Have been working on this collection since last January. Handmade, sustainable and profits benefit DAP clients.
– Mr. Community will judge the Festival of Lights Parade TONIGHT.
www.desertaidsproject.com
(760) 323-2118).
REVIVALS STORES w/ Charles Huff re: Volunteer Coordinator for Desert Aids Project.
– Now there is a sewing class to continue different projects in the spirit of “Sewing Hope”.
– Cathedral City; 20% off new mattresses; 25% off donated Christmas décor and 25% off donated jewelry.
– Palm Desert; 20% off new mattresses; 25% off NEW lighting.
– Palm Springs; 20% off new towels and towel sets; 25% off new luggage; 20% off all donated art.
– Now when you check out you’ll get a volunteer form/info in your bag.
– 2019 BEST OF THE VALLEY for new furniture and retail.
www.revivalsstores.com
(760) 318-6491)
THE L.G.B.T. COMMUNITY CENTER OF THE DESERT w/ Alexis Ortega re: 1301 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– 12.3 – The 24th Wreath Auction @ “849” to benefit Palm Springs Animal Shelter and The Center.
– Events, Mental Health, Food Bank, Medicare Counseling, Legal Aid, etc. on the website.
– 12.5 – @ “849” Annual “Paws and Claus” Social for the Center. Bring your pets.
www.thecenterps.org
(760) 416-7790)

Steven, Charles & Alexis

R.O.T.W. Segment – November 24, 2018

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – R.O.T.W. Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Todd Flood re: “Maracas Mexican Cantina & Grill” re: 155 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, 92264.
– 12/1 – Festival of Lights Parade viewing is great from Maracas.
– Community Activities – Report on “Big Brother’s Big Sisters”; Ronald McDonald’s House; Event for Police Officers
– 2 Maracas Restaurants (Palm Springs for 13 years and Rancho Mirage, off Dinah Shore and Monterey X from Costco); JT’s Diner; and The Slice.
– J.T.’s Diner has blossomed. Has become a local favorite. 37011 Cook Street. Breakfast and lunch only. Unique menu items. Juan is the Chef. Everything is home made www.jtsdiner.com and (760) 674-7600)
– Menus are evolving @ the 2 Maracas.
– Recipes are secrets from his wife’s family.
– Children’s menu available.
www.maracas-restaurant.com
(760) 322-9654 and 760) 321-1001)

Todd

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Segment – November 24, 2018

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Segment

MENTION: My Grandson Dalton’s 21st bday.
PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAM w/ Greg Purdy re: 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– Discussion of Greg’s days w/ the Palm Springs Follies and use of the Theater. Plans to change it from a presentation stage to something better. Riff NEVER missed a show. He drinks the alkaline water.
– Tram’s snow guessing contest is on now. 1st 10 winners get 4 FREE tram passes plus a tram snow globe. Enter w/ a postcard. Earliest it has ever first snowed was Sept., and the latest it has ever first snowed was April.
– Open 7 days a week.
– Tram had 632,000 visitors last year.
– Choir Season start 11/30 and runs thru 12/14. The choirs will perform inside on Palms Café stage @ 5 and 7 PM.
www.pstramway.com

Greg

Tree Lighting Segment – November 24, 2018

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Tree Lighting Segment

Tramway Christmas Tree Lighting w/ Greg Purdy re: 1 Tramway, Palm Springs.
– 12/1 – Festival of Lights Parade where Joey will be commentating from in front of Crazy Mels.
– 12/2 – Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring Eric and Lindsey Bennet from “Desert Flippers” TV show.
– Tram comes up all day. Be there @ 3:30 for the lighting.
– Nancy Nichols will emcee the Tree lighting.
– Food @ Peaks (requires a reservation), Pines Café, “Grab and Go”, and a Bar menu.
– Peaks won #8 IN THE WORLD restaurant for cliffside dining from Architectural Design.
– 12/25 Special Christmas Ride and Dine all day. Special menus too.
– 1/1 Special New Year’s Ride and Dine.
– 12/15 – Santa arrives @ the Tram and on 12/16 FIRST EVER “Brunch w/ Santa”. Call for reservations. (760) 325-1449.
www.pstramway.com

Joey & Greg

Palm Springs Life Segment – November 24, 2018

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Palm Springs Life Segment

PALM SPRINGS LIFE MAGAZINE w/ Emily Chavous re: Senior Editor.
– November issue. Cover story on Lakeith Stanfield. “Taking Flight”
– Page 68 – The Secret Palm Springs Car Museum.
– Page 78 – Honor Thy Culture.
– Page 86 – The Influencer.
www.palmspringslife.com
(760) 325-2333)

Emily

Eisenhower Health/Time Passages Segment – November 24, 2018

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – Eisenhower Health/Time Passages Segment

MENTION – EISENHOWER HEALTH w/ Joey English. Re: FREE Lectures: Details on website.
– 11/26 – Finding Balance & Taking Control of Your Diabbetes.
– 11/26 – Lunch & Lose: Are You a Good Fat or a Bad Fat?
– 11/28 – Bariatric Surgery Information.
– 11/28 – Finding Balance && Taking Control of Your Diabetes
– 11/28 – Testosterone & Hormones: Safeguards & Treatment Options.
– 11/28 – Tips to Help You Quit Smoking….You Can Do This!!!
– 11/29 – How the Holidays Can Sabotage Healthy Eating.
www.eisenhowerhealth.com
(760) 340-3911)
TIME PASSAGES w/ Charlie Dyer re: Roy Clark: 4.15.1933 – 11.15.2018

Roy Clark

Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce Segment – November 24, 2018

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce Segment

PALM SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE w/ Nona Watson re: C.E.O. of the Chamber.
– Report on 11/9 Walk of Stars Dedication for Wayne Newton.
– Next Star is 2/8/19 – for Steve Chase and 2/15/19 for Arthur Elrod. All funding from stars goes to the City.
– Nomination information is on the Chamber website @ any time. Have 2 years to find your funding after you are approved for a Star.
– 11/30 Palm Springs Chamber presents the Athena Awards. Luncheon @ 11:30 AM @ Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel. $85. Register @ website. Willie Rhine from “849” will decorate the room w/ a “Roman” flavor.
– Athena Awards will go to: Patty Newman, Tamara Hedges, Ann Mostofi, Ann Sheffer.
www.pschamber.org
(760) 325-1577)

Nona

Insurance Segment – November 24, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Insurance Segment

ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Dennis Van Buskirk re: 36917 Cook St., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211.
– Obama Care and Trump Care are basically the same thing, just a different Presidential name attached.
– Open Enrollment – Now thru 12/15/18. Effective 1/1/19.
– Discussion of Medicare Supplements, for IPO’s and PPO’s.
– Insurance rates are going up. Fires cause an increase in home owner’s insurance.
– Discussion of what an insurance company does for a home owner IMMEDIATELY after a fire loss.
– Palm Springs isn’t really a “brush”/fire concern.
– Vacation Palm Springs management company has recently selected Ascend as one of only 3 companies providing insurance for their clients.
– Dennis has over 30 different companies to choose from. Can save you money on your flood insurance policy and every other policy as well.
– In business for 23 years. Spanish is spoken in the office too.
www.ascendins.com
(760) 341-3477)

Dennis

Financial Services Segment – November 24, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Financial Services Segment

GOUGH FINANCIAL w/ Janice Gough re: 125 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Way #201, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– End of year: review your beneficiary designation; the titles on your accounts; and review your taxes.
– Have a medical surrogate in your trust.
– Definition of “power of attorney”. Mostly limited to financial issues.
– Biggest mistake people make is not to do financial planning, but more specifically, longevity plan.
– Should have a HIPPA release form. So someone can speak to your doctor on your behalf if you can’t. This form is available online.
– Rocket Lawyer is a web site that offer some of these things.
– Writes a weekly column in the Desert Star Weekly.
www.goughfinancialsvcs.com
(760) 251-7724)

Janice

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