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Oak View Group Segment – April 26, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 2 – Oak View Group Segment

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OAK VIEW GROUP/CV FIREBIRDS w/ Shannon Miller. re: Vice President of Brand & Community Relations for Oak View Group.
– REPORT on her hockey background. YAY!!!!
– REPORT that full hockey season tickets (36 games) are on sale now!
– REPORT on Street Hockey programs being provided for over 3,000 kids in the Coachella Valley so far.
– Acrisure Arena construction schedule w/ 11,000 seats for all kinds of events.  Will be open in Fall of 2022!!!!
– REPORT on the plans for hockey here in the Valley. To provide exceptional entertainment to all the cities.
– REPORT on the structure of the inside of the Arena.
– REPORT that there will be community/public classes to understand and learn about hockey; to learn how to skate; etc.
– DISCUSSION of the Team Store; new merchandise, CVF Hockey Jersey sales, etc. Brand has been launched. Retail store on El Paseo in Palm Desert. Also available on-line.
– REPORT on the kids hockey programs the CV Firebirds are going to have. Figure skating as well.
– DISCUSSION of watching a hockey game in person vs. on television.
– REPORT on the proposed Community Center. Concerts @ the Arena year-round.
(contact info: www.cvfirebirds.com and www.oakviewgroup.com).


Books/Authors Segment – April 26, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 3 – Books/Authors Segment

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“UPON THIS ROCK” w/ David Perry re: “Elegant twisty thriller about a couple who investigate a mysterious suicide”.
– DISCUSSION of the awards and praise for this book. i.e. San Francisco Book Festival Winner!!!!
– REPORT on the basis/inspiration for the story.
– REPORT on the different aspects of history, religion, The Vatican, Italy etc. he incorporated into the story.
– REPORT on the intrigue, terrorism, history, art and secrets in the book.
– REPORT on his hopes/plans for the book.
– REPORT on where to get a copy of “Upon This Rock”. i.e. Amazon, etc.
– (contact info; www.davidperry.com and (415) 767-1067).


“Restaurant of the Week” Segment – April 25, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 1 – “Restaurant of the Week” Segment

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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Willie Rhine re: “849 Restaurant & Lounge”, 849 N. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs, 92262. “1501 Uptown Gastropub”.  1501 N. Palm Cyn., Dr., Palm Springs, 92262. “Willie’s Modern Fare” 69830 CA.-111, Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT ON “849 Restaurant & Lounge”.
– DISCUSSION of the food menu, drinks, gift cards, hours.
– REPORT on open for breakfast from 11 AM to 2 PM, lunch and dinner from 5 – 9 PM and brunch on the weekends.
– REPORT on “1501 Uptown Gastropub”.
– DISCUSSION of the food menu, drinks, gift cards, hours and “elevated casual” dining.
– REPORT on being closed on Mondays. Open for lunch from 11 AM to 2 PM and dinner from 5 PM.
– REPORT on “Willie’s Modern Fare”.
– DISCUSSION of the food menu, drinks, gift cards, hours and “fine dining” atmosphere.
– REPROT on being closed on Mondays.  Open for dinner from 5 to 9 PM.}
– (contact info: www.eight4nine.com and (760) 325-8490. www.1501uptown.com and (760) 320-1501. www.williesrm.com and (760) 202-4499)


Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – April 25, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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D.O.H.C. w/ Barry Dayton re: D.O.H.C. 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”.
– REPORT on how Barry’s team keeps up the fabulous D.O.H.C. web site.  www.mydohc.com.
– REPORT on the 90,000 Vaccines and Boosters D.O.H.C. has given.
– REPORT on the “VAX AND BOOST FOR THE WIN” partnership w/ the 4 Senior Citizen Centers in the Coachella Valley for vaccines and boosters. Great coverage from KESQ as well. The center that brings the most folks for their shots will win $5,000, but each one will receive at least $1000. Via the mobile health clinic.

Mobile Health Clinic

1. Joselyn (had one on Ap., 18) May 25 for Spring Health Fair.
2. Cathedral City – Ap., 27
3. Desert Hot Springs – May 2
4. Indio – Ap., 29
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. has “wrapped” 19 cars w/ a D.O.H.C. message.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).


cont. w/ Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – April 25, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 3 – cont. w/ Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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H.A.R.C w/ Jenna Lecomte-Hinely re: C.E.O. of H.A.R.C. (health assessment and research for communities).
– REPORT on the mission statement for HARC. They are a non-profit. Located in Palm Desert. They provide research and evaluation to improve the quality of life across the Coachella Valley and Inland Empire.
– DISCUSSION that HARC has been in existence since 2006/
– REPORT on how they get their information.  Based on the fact that the CV has different trends and stories that anyone else and therefore data needs to be collected.
– REPORT that after the data is collected it is provided BACK to the community FREE of Charge to enable organizations to plan their services to better serve the population.
– DISCUSSION that this survey is done every 3 years and for the first time it will be MAILED out, not a phone survey.
– REPORT that everything will be up on their website in a user-friendly form. www.harcdata.org.
– (contact info: www.harcdata.org).


Insurance Segment – April 22, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 1 – Insurance Segment

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ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Ana Santos re: 36917 Cook St., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211. In University Village.
– DISCUSSION of how she got into the Insurance Business.
– REPORT on definition of what commercial insurance is.
– REPORT on all the different types of insurances.
– REPORT on the insurance products that Dennis Van Buskirk provides in personal lines.
– REPORT that the whole office is bi-lingual.
– DISCUSSION that you cannot start or be a business w/out general liability insurance.  Cannot get final approval for many professions without the insurance.
– REPORT on the different needs of clients w/ many businesses, vs. a simple one-owner business.
– DISCUSSION of errors and omissions insurance means anything that does HARM.
– (contact info; www.ascendins.com  and (760) 341-3477.)


Cannabis Corner Segment – April 22, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 2 – Cannabis Corner Segment

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THE ROW HOUSE w/ Nancy McDonald. Re: She’s the G.M. @ 2500 N. Palm Cyn., Dr., Ste., D1.
– REPORT that the Row House Lounge opened on 4.20.  Today starts the 3 day grand opening.
1. 11 AM – Ribbon Cutting w/ the City
2. This evening a Dab Bar in the full consumption  Lounge w/ food.
3. TOMORROW more vendors and free tacos, oracle card reading, cannabis influencer from L.A.,
4. Sat., night – Jazz band
5. Sun., more vendors and more music.
– REPORT that they are now taking debit cards w/ no transaction fees.
– REPORT that you must be over 21 and have proof of that.
– DISCUSSION of the new dispensary. Great prices.
– REPORT on the partnership w/ restaurant PALMINA PUGLIA that you can order from and eat in the Lounge.
– REPORT on cannabis infused drinks and things to sprinkle on food.
– REPORT on coming attractions; bingo, comedy, bands.
(contact info; www.wearerowhouse.com and (760) 656-6052)


Real Estate Segment – April 22, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 3 – Real Estate Segment

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BRADY SANDAHL REAL ESTATE GROUP/KELLER WILLIAMS LUXURY HOMES w/ Jan Ray re: 70005 Mirage Cove Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT on the fact that there has NEVER been anything like the current real estate market SELLERS MARKET.
– REPORT that there are many bidding wars going on. Folks are paying ALL CASH.
– DISCUSSION of the company’s role w/ the “sellers”.
– REPORT on the whole Coachella Valley’s real estate market in our first quarter vs last year same time.
– REPORT that March market was a peak, it’s one of the busiest real estate months of the year.
– REPORT that the average number of days in March 2022  for a house to be listed is was 29 days. Was 54 days in March of 2021.
– DISCUSSION of the reputation Brady Sandahl Real Estate Group has in the Valley and around the U.S.
– REPORT on why/how people are paying cash for their houses.
– REPORT on how the use of your home has changed due to COVID.  i.e. downsize, work from home, etc.
– REPORT that Brady bought Irvine, Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear offices.
– (contact info: www.bradysandahl.com and (760) 216-5622).


“Talk of Stars” Segment – April 21, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

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TALK OF STARS w/ Beverly Johnson re: American model, actress, singer and businesswoman.
– DISCUSSION of her career. i.e  And rising to fame as the first African-American woman on the cover of Vogue. www.beverlyjohnson.com.

Beverly on the Cover of Vogue

Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Jerry Lee Lewis 9.29.35 – 10.28.22

R.I.P. Leslie Jordan (aka “Brother Boy”) 4.29.55 and 10.24.22

Dame Angela Lansbury 10.16.25 – 10.11.22


Art Laboe.  Radio legend. 8.7.25 – 10.7.22

R.I.P Judy Tenuta. 11.7.56 – 10.6.22

R.I.P. Loretta Lynn 4.14.32 – 10.4.22

R.I.P. Lovely Desert resident, philanthropist and all around great gal, Peggy Cravens.

Happy Halloween from the “Red Witch”. Was there EVER any doubt? Boo!!!

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