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January

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“Restaurant of the Week” Segment – January 31, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 1 – “Restaurant of the Week” Segment

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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Dan Gore re: “Oscar’s The Scene of Palm Springs”. 125 E. Tahquitz Cyn., Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT on the hand-made cinnamon rolls Oscar’s is now featuring. Made by Chef Alex. Description of the warm ones Dan brought to the show.
– REPORT on the food @ Oscars.
– REPORT on the shows that are coming up. Mostly Dinner and the Theatre.
1. Thursdays Dinner w/ Nunzio Sisto 6:30 – 8:30.
2. Feb., 1 – The Dreamboats
3. Feb., 2 – Robin Lyon w/ Michael Orland “Been There, Done That, Now What?”
4. Feb., 3 – “Open Mic Night” w/ Michael Orland
5. Feb., 4 – Lisa Donahey w/ Michael Orland “Been There, Done That, Now What?”
6. Feb., 25 – Marilu Henner.
7. HOLD THE DATE for Frankie Avalon in March.
8. HOLD THE DATE for “The Ladies of Knotts Landing” in March.
– REPORT that you get tickets @ www.oscarscabaret.com.
– (contact info: www.oscarspalmsprings.com and (760) 325-1188)

Dan

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – January 31, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 2 – Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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D.O.H.C. w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations @ D.O.H.C.; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”. Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– REPORT that this is our 100th week of Pandemic.
– REPORT on Tanner’s interview last week. DISCUSSION of the long-term impact of falls.
– REPORT on the issues Covid causes of fatigue. Covid will be endemic. Booster will probably be a yearly requirement.
– DISCUSSION that last week the daily case rate in Riverside County was around 225 per 100,000.  The death rate is lagging.
– REPORT that the next variant will be EVEN  MORE TRANSMISSIBLE.        
– REPORT that stays in hospitals in the Coachella Valley are now several weeks long. Patients even seem to “give up”.
– REPORT that the test kits are becoming more available and will be coming to you in the mail.  You can get them FREE (8 per covered person per month) via your health plan.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. has plentiful amounts of treatments available.
– REPORT that if you are sick and have symptoms COME GET TESTED @ D.O.H.C. whether or not you are a member.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. is one of only 3 health care  facilities in the CV that is allowed to participate in the oral anti-virals.
– REPORT that they are treating the unvaccinated individuals FIRST, because once they get sick THEY WANT TO FEEL BETTER.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Brian

cont. “Medicine Cabinet” w/ Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – January 31, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 1 Seg 3 – cont. “Medicine Cabinet” w/ Desert Oasis Health Care Segment

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D.O.H.C. w/ Dr. Brian Hodgkins re: Executive V.P. of Clinical Operations @ D.O.H.C.; 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”. Leads the COVID-10 Taskforce.
– ‘THE MEDICINE CABINET” Questions from “Joey Pals”.
1. What is a “Post Covid” brain fog?  Can it change your spinal fluid? (Yes, and seems to happen more for women than men.)
– REPORT that Omicron doesn’t cause the loss of taste and smell as much as Delta does.
2. There is a new variant spreading in UK and Scandinavia called “stealth mutations” and are half of all new cases.  Pushing Omicron aside? (Yes, this is just the way it happens.  Omicron still primary virus in the U.S.).
– REPORT that Brian hopes this virus will become more “flu-like” in the next few months.
3. Does Red wine reduce the risk of getting Covid? (Yes.  In moderation.  Those who drink wine occasionally DO LIVE LONGER.)
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Brian

Business/Finance Segment – January 28, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 5 Seg 1 – Business/Finance Segment

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ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Dennis Van Buskirk re: 36917 Cook St., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211. In University Village, right off the I10.
– REPORT on his family and THE FIRST GIRL coming into the family in a long time as a granddaughter!!!
– JOEY REPORT on Dennis’s abilities.
– REPORT that Medicare enrollment is NOT closing, but will be open until ALL YEAR if you want to change your plan or apply for a new plan. Ask Dennis for advice. If you don’t want Covered California, you can get another plan. How it works w/ Cobra.
– REPORT that homeowner’s rates have been increasing this past year.  Due to all the losses Insurance Companies have had.  So you’ll see an increase in your mortgage payment IF it includes your homeowner’s coverage.
– REPORT that altering your homeowner’s coverage WILL NOT affect your mortgage rate.
– REPORT that it is best to discuss w/ Dennis and he can check/compare things in 5 minutes. 
– REPORT that Ascend Insurance sends out reminders for your insurance important dates.
– REPORT on the deductibles $2500. Will show the biggest savings.
– REPORT that you get additional reductions if you bundle your auto insurance.
– REPORT that there is a new company for Auto Insurance that will give you an additional 8% reduction on your auto insurance policy if you are a Costco, Sam’s Club, or AAA member.
– REPORT that if you want to FILE A CLAIM, call your agent first otherwise you won’t get the “claim free” rates AND because it will follow you for 3 to 5 years.
– REPORT that he’ll do the comparison shopping FOR YOU w/ NO BROKERAGE FEES. He will do all the paperwork that can even be electronically signed!!!!
– REPORT to call Dennis and let him SHOP it for you.  He has 30 different carriers to shop for ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE needs.  90% of the time he can get you more coverage for the same amt. of $ OR same coverage for less $, etc. NO BROKERAGE FEES. Insurance for businesses too. He’ll talk you thru cancelling your old policy.
– REPORT that his office SPEAKS SPANISH.
– (contact info; www.ascendins.com and (760) 341-3477).

Dennis

cont. Business/Finance Segment – January 28, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 5 Seg 2 – cont. Business/Finance Segment

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CANNABIS CORNER w/ Nancy McDonald. Location TBA.
– REPORT on the help her husband Shawn got from after a painful shoulder surgery. He’s been taking CBD is the non-psychoactive part of Cannabis. No side effects as w/ traditional drugs.  Swelling has gone down, pain subsided, etc.
– REPORT that CBD is taken orally.
– DISCUSSION that Cannabis is legal in CA.  More than .3% of THC in cannabis is illegal.
– REPORT that 2500 N. Palm Cyn., will be the new Cannabis Lounge and Consumption Lounge location. Hope to have it open in January. There will be FREE consultations too. Will be named “The Row”.
– REPORT that you can take Cannabis for as long as you need.
– REPORT that the non-psychoactive CBD is used for many things.  You can drive while taking it. Mood uplifter, helps avert anxiety attacks, helps w/ sleep.
– REPORT that the THCV part of the plant will really help w/ appetite suppression. Doesn’t required a prescription, but you must be 21.
– (contact info; TBA)

Nancy

cont. Business/Finance Segment – January 28, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 5 Seg 3 – cont. Business/Finance Segment

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BRADY SANDAHL REAL ESTATE GROUP/KELLER WILLIAMS LUXURY HOMES w/ Dave Mechem re: 70005 Mirage Cove Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270. Director of growth for luxury homes for Keller Williams.
– REPORT that the Real Estate Market has been VERY STRONG but it starting to begin to slow down as he predicted.
– REPORT that Brady Sandahl Real Estate Group/Keller Williams serves Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells and La Quinta.
– REPORT on the impact of the P.S. Airport has on our real estate, BUT traveling is NOT buying.
– REPORT that we have more demand than supply in our real estate folder.  So we don’t have enough product on the “shelf” for buyers to buy.
– REPORT that we are beginning to see price reductions and properties come OFF the market.  Properties “expiring” due to price concerns.
– REPORT that interest rates will start to inch up.
– REPORT that sellers live in THE PAST and buyers live in THE FUTURE.
– REPORT that EVERY time he sells a property 21 people are employed. Helps the CV economy move forward.
– DISCUSSION that if you are going to sell; select someone who KNOWS THE MARKET and KNOWS how to price.  Price your home to SELL, not to KEEP.
– REPORT that also he is the largest real estate group and has so many more resources. His “buyer team” is expert in buyer behavior and knows where they are and what they are willing to pay.)
– REPORT that Brady Sandahl Real Estate NEEDS LISTINGS. They are very PRO BUSINESS.
– REPORT that the Brady Sandahl Real Estate Group is #1 in the Coachella Valley and is really good @ knowing where to find buyers from around the world and bring them to the properties here in the Valley.  Very aggressive @ getting the property IN FRONT of the buyer.  A team of 15 persons.
– (contact info: email: brady@nullbradysandahl.com and www.bradysandahl.com and (760) 409-1540).

Dave

“Talk of Stars” Segment – January 27, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 4 Seg 1 – “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Billy Van Zandt re: American playwright, actor, author. songwriter.
– DISCUSSION of his childhood, family and background.

Billy

cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment – January 27, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 4 Seg 2 – cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Billy Van Zandt re: American playwright, actor, author, songwriter.
– DISCUSSION of the body of his work; Jaws 2, Bob Newhart; Lucille Ball; he and his writing partner, the late Jane Milmore, are two of the most often produced playwrights IN THE WORLD.

Billy and Lucille Ball

cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment – January 27, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 4 Seg 3 – cont. “Talk of Stars” Segment

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TALK OF STARS w/ Billy Van Zandt re: American playwright, actor, author, songwriter.

– DISCUSSION of his play “The Boomer Boys” the Musical. At the Camelot Theatres @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center. Feb., 11, 12, 13.  2300 E. Baristo Rd., Palm Springs, CA. 92262. Tickets (760) 325-6565

The Boomer Boys Musical

Eisenhower Health Segment – January 26, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Hour 3 Seg 1 – Eisenhower Health Segment

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EISENHOWER HEALTH w/ Stephanie Farrell, MBA, RN, CCRC, CPHQ, Director Research Administration for EH and Lee Rice 17 years as Media Coordinator and Communications Specialist @ Eisenhower Health 39000 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– DISCUSSION of the Research/Clinical Trials going on @ Eisenhower Health.  Every single medication/device available today, that goes into our bodies, has gone thru an exhaustive clinical trial.
– REPORT that everything that is FDA regulated has gone through a clinical trial.
– DISCUSSION of the process of testing…..i.e. drugs etc., starts out in lab tests, then in animals, then in people. Use HEALTHY volunteers and therefore learn how best to get it to people…i.e. shot, liquid, etc.
– DISCUSSION of how all kinds of novel new therapies that are being developed for i.e. cancer.
– REPORT that because these tests are performed right here in the Coachella Valley, the benefits of the new medications are available right here.  EH is in partnership with the ALL the major world medical centers., for multi-center studies.
– (contact info: www.eisenhowerhealth.org and (760) 340-3911).

Stephanie and Lee

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Rest in Peace

5.5 – R.I.P. Cheeta the Chimp. Loved those Tarzan Movies you starred in. Blessings to your long-time “keeper”/friend/”father” Dan Westfall.

Naomi Judd. 1.11.1946 – 4.30.2022

 

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