Wear Red and Eat Chocolate!


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.
(760) 322-9654 and 760) 321-1001)


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.


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.

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.
(760) 325-2333)


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.
(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.
(760) 325-1577)


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.
(760) 341-3477)


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.
(760) 251-7724)


Brady Sandahl Real Estate Group/Keller Williams Segment – November 24, 2018

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Brady Sandahl Real Estate Group/Keller Williams Segment

– People are buying in this Holiday Season. 200 Escrows in Palm Springs alone.
– Weather, fires, financial reasons, etc., all come into play @ the end of the year.
– Buying and Selling has really changed. More activity on Social Media.
– Featured “Brady Sandahl Mystery Houses”.
– Brady has staff that specialize in all areas of real estate. Buyers figure it out first then sellers.
– They do 2 things – Prospecting and Pricing. Need great inventory @ all price points and @ all locations.
(760) 409-1540)


R.O.T.W. Segment – November 17, 2018

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – R.O.T.W. Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Debbie Alexander re: “Peabody’s Café and Bar” re: 134 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, 92264.
– Famous for their Bloody Marys.
– Thurs., Fri., and Sat., Karaoke and Sunday LATIN Karaoke in Spanish.
– Pop-up restaurant for Vegan the first week in December w/ The Gray Café from Desert Hot Springs.
– 12.1 – They’ll serve hot chocolate while customers watch the “Festival Of Lights” Parade.
– Debbie has owned Peabody’s for 25th years in the same location.
– Breakfast served all day, seven days a week. Make their own salsas and hot sauces.
– Great place to watch football while the family/kids eat breakfast and the wife sleeps in. lol
(760) 322-1877)


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