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Restaurant of the Week Segment – March 30, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Todd Flood, re: “Maracas” 155 S. Palm Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– Open 7 days a week.
– DISCUSSION of the source of his Mexican recipes, and his family. His son Brandon is working in the business now.
– DISCUSSION of his extensive charity work.
– New menu, about 6 months old.
– DISCUSSION of his live/taped music @ his 14 year- old restaurant.
– Rancho Mirage “Maracas” – 72775 Dinah Shore Dr., R.M. CA. 92270. (760) 321-1001.
– Palm Desert “J. T’s Diner” – 37011 Cook St., Palm Desert, CA. 92211 (760) 674-7600. Open 7 AM to 2 PM.
(760) 322-9654)


AmDocs Film Festival Segment – March 30, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – AmDocs Film Festival Segment

AMERICAN DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL w/ Tysen Knight, re: “Homeless Street Artists” @ the Camelot Theatres screening 4/4 @ Noon.
– AmDocs Film Festival is on NOW thru April 4, 2019.
– His second documentary. His first film was “The Art of the Hustle”.
– DISCUSSION of how he followed 3 homeless artists around for his film in Palm Springs, Indio and Coachella. Edited 18 hours of footage down to 30 minutes.
– DISCUSSION of how he found his three subjects for the film.
– DISCUSSION of the different mediums the three artists, Catherine, Will and Scratch used.
– This is the WORLD PREMIER of “Homeless Street Artists”. He’ll do a Q & A after the screening on 4/4.
– DISCUSSION of his association and partnership w/ www.streetlifeproject.com to help the homeless by building small homes for them in shipping containers.
– DISCUSSION of his commission from Desert Hot Springs Art Foundation to paint three electrical boxes. The type of paint he uses and how he protects it as well as his source of inspiration. Takes 3 days to do one.


Talk of Stars Segment – March 30, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – Talk of Stars Segment

THE MC CALLUM THEATRE/DESERT SYMPHONY w/ Tony Danza re: 4/4/19 – Gala @ The McCallum Theatre @ 73-000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert, CA. 92260.
– DISCUSSION of his background in television, theater and on Broadway.
– DISCUSSION of playing w/ the Desert Symphony and the new orchestrations for the show on 4/4.
– His musical talents usually “surprise” audiences.
– He’ll perform selections from the Great American Songbook, and tell personal and professional stories.
– DISCUSSION of his humble middle-class beginnings in Brooklyn, New York.
(760) 340-ARTS
(760) 895-8747)


Desert Symphony Segment – March 30, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – Desert Symphony Segment

DESERT SYMPHONY w/ Nancy Tapick re; 72925 Fred Waring Dr., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92262.
· She’s the President of the Desert Symphony. How the Symphony came into existence.
· Single tickets are now on sale at The McCallum Theatre Box Office for The Desert Symphony’s 2018 – 2019 30th Anniversary Season.
· ONE More Concert in the Pops Series – 4/11 Big Band Broadway w/ Debbie Gravitte.
· 4/4, 8P – 30th Anniversary Gala presenting Tony Danza “Standards and Stories” and honoring Donna MacMillan. Show benefits the Children’s Music Discovery Series @ the McCallum.
· Tickets on sale now ONLY at The McCallum Theatre Box Office. 760-340-ARTS
· For premiere seating & dinner reservations @ Wally’s and Jillian’s on 4/4, call Nancy Tapick at 760-895-8747 TODAY!
(760) 773-5988
(760) 324-ARTS)


Palm Springs Aerial Tram Segment – March 30, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – Palm Springs Aerial Tram Segment

PALM SPRINGS AERIAL TRAM w/ Greg Purdy re: V.P. of Marketing and Public Affairs. 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– DISCUSSION of the cost of the shut-down of the Tram for the 2/14 big storm was over $4 million dollars.
– DISCUSSION of the drama that was the “shut down” both roads, electrical, waste water systems, roofs,
– 10 inches of rain @ the Tram the morning of the 14th of Feb,. The foresight of the engineers who designed the Tram
– HOLD THE DATE: 4/7 – “Breakfast on the Mountain, We can do it…..again”!!!. Presented by the P.S. Rotary Club. Moderated by Miss Joey English. Special performance by Encore H.S. Madrigals. Panel of Steve Nichols and James Landella. $75. @ www.rotaryps.ticketleap.com.
– DISCUSSION of how ALL the supplies and water have to go up the mountain ON and/or UNDER the Tram cars.
(760) 325-1391)


Travel Segment – March 30, 2019

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – Travel Segment

A.C.T. TOURS w/ Steve Kanold re. 555 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92264.
– THE WORLD TOURS offered on the website @ www.act-tours.com and (760) 322-1247.
– FREE Travel Club of the Desert.
– Travel Club of the Desert meets Wednesday, April 3, and it’s FREE!!! There is; no membership fee and there are complimentary prizes, refreshments, and parking. Guest speakers will be addressing Mexico’s spectacular Copper Canyon train ride, plus two South America experts will take you on a cruise to the Chilean fjords. Get up close to the glaciers on inflatable zodiacs and play w/ the penguins. You will be surprised @the low price of both programs, sponsored by A.C.T. Tours in Palm Springs. Phone A.C.T. for all the details, 322-1247.
– Reader’s Digest calls the Copper Canyon Train Ride the most spectacular one in the world. 10 day trip in September.
– The Copper Canyon is 4 times the size of the Grand Canyon.
(760) 322-1247)


The Wheel Participants Segment – March 30, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – The Wheel Participants Segment

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY COACHELLA VALLEY w/ Gary Top re: 34033 Gateway Dr., in Palm Desert.
– $500. Gift certificate on the Wheel.
– DISCUSSION of their mission statement to provide affordable housing in the Coachella Valley.
– DISCUSSION of the shopping opportunities; i.e. new mattresses, new and used doors, kitchen appliances, etc,.
– Main office of national organization is in Atlanta and the CV store sends 10% of their proceeds there.
(760) 770-3723

MAXIMUM SECURITY w/ Robb J. Roberts; re: 3700 E. Tachevah Dr., Palm Springs, 92262.
– $1500. Gift certificate on the Wheel. Can do a new system, or upgrade an existing system.
– Can upgrade to glass breaking detectors!!!!!.
– Alarm goes off when burglar STRIKES the glass.
– Can upgrade to new key pads too.
(760) 770-0777)

Gary & Robb

cont., Wheel Participants Segment – March 30, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – cont., Wheel Participants Segment

RENOVA ENERGY w/ Matthew McPherson re: 75-181 Mediterranean Ave., Palm Desert, CA. 92211.
– $1,000. gift certificate toward a new solar system on the Wheel or 2 months solar energy bill payments.
– Solar panels can withstand hurricane plus winds.
– Sunpower has a “10/40 special” if you sign up for solar before April 15, you’ll get a check for $1,040.
– Still time to sign up and be installed before the heat comes.
– DISCUSSION of the disreputable solar companies in the area right now. Bad installations, improper paperwork, and the systems actually don’t work. Mostly occurring in the IID in the East Valley. GET A SECOND OPINION.
– Everyone @ Renova is CERTIFIED and licensed by the State of California. AND Renova doesn’t “cold call” or knock on your door.
– FREE estimates and still a tax credit thru 12/2019.
– In 2020 all new homes constructed in CA. are required to have solar.
– Still a rebate on Tesla Power Walls of $3,500. From SCE.
(760) 568-3413)


cont., Wheel Participants Segment – March 30, 2019

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – cont., Wheel Participants Segment

REVIVALS DESIGN/DONATE/VOLUNTEER w/ Charles Huff. re: Volunteer co-ordinator for Revivals and Desert Aids Project.
– TODAY; Extreme Value Door Buster Sale @ all three stores; Palm Springs, Cathedral City and Palm Desert.
– Adjustable Bar Stools – $85.
– Floor Lamp – $99.
– Office Desk – $99.
– Sofa Bed – $149.
– Bench – $149.
– Sofa Bed – $199.
– PLUS: 20% OFF mode @ Revivals furniture, lighting, rugs and accessories.
– Referrals for delivery service BUT they will pick up donations.
(760) 318-6491)


Restaurant of the Week/Amdocs Film Festival Segment – March 23, 2019

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week/Amdocs Film Festival Segment

RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Debbie Alexander, re: 134 S. Palm Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA.
– DISCUSSION of her busy season, her location right downtown Palm Springs.
– DISCUSSION of her New Happy Hour schedules. Her different daily schedules. Peabody’s famous Bloody Mary and secret recipe.
– Breakfast all day. Full bar, gluten-free items, kids menu.
– FREE wi-fi and dog-friendly patio.
– Planning a new appetizer menu.
(760) 322-1877)


– He is the AmDocs Director and Programmer. He screened over 2,000 films to select 200.
– 3/29 to 4/4 – 8th Annual AmDocs Film Festival w/ over 200 films. Largest documentary festival on the West Coast.
– DISCUSSION of what constitutes a documentary. Tend to be “story-driven”.
– 3/29 @ 9:30 AM Film Fund Pitch Competition FREE to the public,
– LAUDING of Rozene Supple and her impact on the AMDOCS.


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