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January

Restaurant of the Week Segment – January 23, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Paris Kessinger re: “Crazy Mel’s Burgers & Bar”. 166 N. Palm Cyn., Drive, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT that they (Paris & George Kessinger) are serving food via “take out”. Quick turn around after you order.
– DESCRIPTION of the “take out” scenario. There is an outside “window” to walk up to and place your order.
– REPORT that they have not heard about when they can re-open. Waiting on the Governor, the City, etc., and will continue to follow all precautions and protocols. How the “neighbors” in the area are supporting each other.
– REPORT that they HAVE NEVER CLOSED.
– DISCUSSION of all the parades that “Crazy Mel’s” served as a viewing location for and how much they are missed.
– DISCUSSION of how the food they’ve ordered is handled w/ the last minute “shut downs”. They freeze everything and work from there and stop ordering.
– REPORT on the “take out” menu. Includes alcohol. Order by calling, or any of the delivery services, i.e. Grubhub, door dash, etc.
– REPORT on the new breakfast menu; the new grilled cheese menu, the lunch and dinner menu. See the menus on their Facebook Page. Most meals are under $15. for everything.
– REPORT that they are open 6 days a week, 10 AM to 8 PM. Closed Tuesdays.
(760) 656-7563)

Paris

Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet” – January 23, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet”

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– REPORT that we are starting the 46th. week of COVID-19 “Sheltering in Place”.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. now HAS THE PFISER VACCINE. They have almost reached the limit of their supply. They are vaccinating health care workers. They are completely set up for vaccinating everyone, and have everything BUT ENOUGH VACCINE.
– REPORT THAT Riverside County has opened more COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics; Appointments are required. 1.23 – Diamond Stadium in Lake Elsinor; 1.23 & 24 – Indio Fairgrounds; 1.24 & 25 – Perris Fairgrounds. www.ruhealth.org/covid-19-vaccine.
– QUESTIONS from Joey Pals;
1. Isn’t the rollout of the vaccine a debacle? (Yes, but details of how D.O.H.C. is NOT wasting ONE dose of the Vaccine and that they start @ 3:30 PM each day to call folks for the “extra” doses).
2. Whole household was so cautious, observed all the protocols and procedures BUT the entire family got the virus. (Perhaps to wear “double masks”. Limit time in grocery stores etc., until we have everyone vaccinated.)
3. Double masking? (Is done in hospitals a lot. Might help to curb L452R variance in CA).
4. Is the Pfiser Vaccine so strong that it may prevent COVID-19 transmission? (99% efficacy. After only 1 shot, probably have 60% efficacy.)
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Brian

cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet – January 23, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – cont. Desert Oasis Healthcare Segment “The Medicine Cabinet”

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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DESERT OASIS HEALTHCARE w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– CONTINUE THE DISCUSSION of the questions from “Joey Pals”.
1. Can I eat, drink or smoke before I get my vaccine? (Again, be wary of items posted on the Internet. Not enough data to worry about these concerns. The benefits of getting the vaccine outweigh anything that causes you NOT to get it)
2. Why is Florida skipping many of the 2nd doses. (Because Pfiser and Moderna’s 1st shot gives you 60% efficacy even if you don’t get the 2nd shot).
3. “Joey Pal” Jim…is it truly a vaccine if there is no live virus in it? (Yes).
4. Is your sense of smell a better test than taking your temperature? (A test for your sense of smell is being developed. You might get a loss of sense of smell before you have a temperature).
– REPORT that we are seeing a decrease in testing. Testing mostly symptomatic patients. 300 positive cases in our local hospitals and staying an average of 14 days. 145 cases a day per 100,000 in Riverside County.
– REPORT the “One Shot” Johnson and Johnson Vaccine will be out next week.
– REPORT that by mid-Feb., March 1 we hope to have enough vaccine. Will be using school facilities, staff and nurses to help vaccinate EVERYONE.
– PROMOTION of the “Wear Red for Women” Day coming up Feb., 5th. Will be VIRTUAL “Wear Red for Women” Luncheon. 12 – 1. Details on the DOHC website.
– REPORT that Barry Dayton keeps the www.mydohc.com website updated.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-6555)

Brian

City of Palm Springs Segment – January 23, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 1 – City of Palm Springs Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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“MR. COMMUNITY” w/ Steven Henke re: DAP/Revivals @ 1695 N. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, 92262.
– THOUGHTS on the effects being “shut down” for so long on our Community. Support our restaurants by buying gift cards (great idea of Valentines) and doing take out.
– REMINDER of the Three Revivals Stores; Palm Springs, Cathedral City and Palm Desert…..all on Hwy., 111. Each store is a reflection of the community in which it is located and the volunteers who work in it.
– REPORT that there is a plan to open a 4th Revivals Store in Indio.
– DISCUSSION of what to keep and what to donate.
– DISCUSSION of the new P.S. I Love You Magazine put out by the Chamber.
www.mydohc.com
(760) 969-5277)

Steven

cont. City of Palm Springs Segment – January 23, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 2 – cont. City of Palm Springs Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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PALM SPRINGS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE w/ Nona Watson re: C.E.O. @ 190 w. Amado Rd., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– BREAKING NEWS!!!….LAUNCHING MONDAY JANUARY 25… the new Chamber’s New Restaurant Coupon program to help support all restaurants. Go to the P.S. Chamber website, print out or download the coupon. Take it to any participating restaurant for $10. off any check of at least $30. Then the restaurant will turn in the #’s of all the coupons and Nona will re-imburse the restaurant for all those tickets. SO, it doesn’t cost the restaurant anything. You can use the same coupon over and over.
– REPORT that the Visitor’s Center is NOT open.
– REPORT that the Chamber office IS OPEN.
– REPORT that the State of the City was Virtual and was amazing.
– REPORT that the Tuesday Lead’s Lunches are now Virtual.
– The Chamber’s magazine, “P.S. I Love You” just came out w/ David Ready on the cover.
– DISCUSSION of the Palm Springs Walk of the Stars. Accepting nominations. How to submit someone’s name for review.
– REPORT on her hopes for the Chamber in 2021.
www.pschamber.org
(760) 325-1577)

Nona

cont. City of Palm Springs Segment – January 23, 2021

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Hour 2 Seg 3 – cont. City of Palm Springs Segmentt

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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PALM SPRINGS CITY COUNCIL w/ Mayor Pro Tem, Lisa Middleton re: 3200 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Way, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– DISCUSSION that she will be the next Mayor beginning in December of this year. Following Mayor Kors, and now Mayor Holstege.
– REPORT on her work on the traffic and pedestrian signals improvements. New three-way stops @ S. Palm Cyn and Laverne, Palm Cyn., and Murray, and Laverne and Toledo. Also w/ improved crosswalks @ all those locations as well.
– REPORT that she has been on the Council for 3 years now.
– DISCUSSION of her hopes for 2021. i.e. the Pandemic. Make certain that each and every one of us sticks to the protocols and procedures and GETS A VACCINE.
– REPORT that the Council is assisting the County in any way that they can to facilitate the communication about the vaccination system to our residents.
– SUGGESTION that if you fear the vaccine, please have a conversation w/ your physician about getting it. DON’T READ DR. INTERNET.
– DISCUSSION of how she views the recovery of our City and it’s brand post COVID-19. Her concern for our city’s small businesses.
– REPORT that the Council funded the Restaurant
www.palmspringsca.gov
(760) 323-8299)

Lisa

Insurance Segment – January 23, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Insurance Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Dennis Van Buskirk re: 36917 Cook St., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211.
– QUESTIONS from a “Joey Pal”.
1. What is the timing for Covered California? (At this point in time, the deadline is 1.31, unless it gets extended.)
– So, that means, you can make any changes to the plan you have OR get a new plan.
– DISCUSSION of “why” you might want to change your plan….i.e. surgery coming up, new marriage, new baby, divorce, etc.
– REPORT that he won’t know about any extension until next week.
2. Is there any insurance product for folks who have lost their job due to COVID-19. (Disability insurance is expensive, but NO. Apply for unemployment.)
– REPORT on the business climate out in Bermuda Dunes where his family lives.
– REPORT on what to do “insurance-wise” in this new year. Most are going up, but if you have your home insurance w/ your mortgage payment, you might not notice the increase in your insurance. Call Dennis and let him SHOP it for you. He has 30 different carriers to shop. 90% of the time he can get you more coverage for the same amt. of $ OR same coverage for less $, etc.
– ADVICE on checking your miles during the Pandemic and checking against your auto insurance package.
– REPORT that Ascend, Ins. DOES ALL YOUR PAPERWORK and most documents can be done on-line.
– REPORT that sometimes folks DON’T HAVE ENOUGH COVERAGE. Have Dennis check it and that consultation is FREE. No problems stopping a policy in “mid-term”.
– REPORT on the changes for 2021. Medical insurances included coverage for COVID-19 even now.
– REPORT that his office SPEAKS SPANISH and NEVER a brokerage fee.
www.ascendins.com
(760) 341-3477)

Dennis

Eisenhower Health Segment – January 23, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 2 – Eisenhower Health Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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EISENHOWER HEALTH w/ Lee Rice re: Media Coordinator and Communications Specialist and Public Information Officer; 3900 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT that Jan., 1 Eisenhower Health turned 50 years old. Thank you to the Joey listeners and the community for all the support for 50 years!!!
– REPORT on how EH always preps for Emergency situations AND in 2020 had to PREP FOR COVID-19, an unfunded and unknown situation.
– DISCUSSION that EH’s COVID=19 Response Fund and the Hospital Recovery Fund raised #14 million in record time thanks to the community.
– DISCUSSION of how people were hesitant to come to EH for their regular appointments i.e. cancer treatments, heart surgeries, elective surgeries etc.,
– New year, BUT SAME VIRUS. Continue to use all protocols.
– REPORT that EH has the vaccine and has all the necessary freezers and is now administering the Pfiser 2 shot Vaccine to their front-line workers.
www.eisenhowerhealth.org
(760) 340-3911)

Lee

Real Estate Segment – January 23, 2021

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Hour 3 Seg 3 – Real Estate Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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BRADY SANDAHL REAL ESTATE GROUP/KELLER WILLIAMS w/ Brady Sandahl re: 70005 Mirage Cove Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT that Brady serves Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells and La Quinta.
– REPORT that Brady Sandahl has closed on 200 homes in the last 90 days. Each home that sells employs 21 persons. There has been over 650 closing in total in the last 90 days. There are almost 300 more that are under contract.
– REPORT that Brady is the President of the P.S. Chamber. DISCUSSION of the Restaurant Coupon Program initiated by the P.S. Chamber.
– REPORT that we really need inventory. Good time to sell. Low interest rates.
– DISCUSSION that now is the time to make a lifestyle change. FREE consultations. What is your property worth and what are buyers willing to pay and what are they looking for.
– PRESENTATIONS of the “Joey English Mystery Houses”.
www.bradysandahl.com
(760) 409-1540)

Brady

Restaurant of the Week Segment – January 16, 2021

09:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

Hello, hello Joey Pals;
Just to remind you, that even though I am doing my best to provide you up-to-date information, please check websites and phone numbers for the latest. Coronavirus Hotlines and Websites: Desert Oasis Healthcare www.mydohc.com (760) 969-6555; Eisenhower Health (760) 837-8988; Desert AIDS Project Triage Clinic (760) 992-0407. Be well and all the best. Blessings, Joey
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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Dan Gore re: “Oscar’s Downtown Palm Springs”. 125 E. Tahquitz Cyn.,Way, #108, Palm Springs.
– REPORT that Oscar’s re-opened New Years Eve for to go orders. Can order one-line or by phone, pay w/ a credit card and delivery is FREE.
– DISCUSSION of the items on the menu now that all is take out. i.e. BBQ chix and ribs, tequila pasta, 3 different tacos etc. Menu is seasonal.
– REPORT that bottles of wine and beer can be delivered w/ to go orders. Mixed drinks as well!!!
– REPORT that to go orders are just for lunch and dinner.
– DISCUSSION of Chef Arturo having been there since “Oscar’s” first opened.
– REPORT that they are open Wed., – Sun., from 11 AM to 8 PM and close @ 5 PM on Sundays.
– DISCUSSION of how/when he hopes Palm Springs will re-open.
– REPORT on the generosity of Dick Shalhoub of McDonalds supporting Dan’s Christmas Morning Pancake Breakfast that Dan had to cancel and Dick provided McDonalds breakfast sandwiches.
– REPORT on the loyalty of Dan’s customers and their support of the take out menu.
www.oscarspalmsprings.com
(760) 325-1188)

Dan

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