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March

Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce Segment – March 23, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 3 – Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce Segment

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PALM SPRINGS WALK OF THE STARS w/ Araceli Florres re: Run the Walk of the Stars program @ the Chamber.
– REPORT that David Lee’s star was #449.
– REPORT that Araceli is 19 years old.  She graduated from P.S.H.S. and is still in school @ C.O.D.
– DISCUSSION of the different categories of Stars.
– REPORT that a star candidate has to “contribute to the World Prominence of Palm Springs.
– REPORT on 1. Approval first thru 2 committees. 2. Then you pick a date and possible location. 3.Then you start to raise the funds.
– DISCUSSION of how they are installed by Larry.
– REPORT on the new app for your phone.  Palm Springs Walk of the Stars on the app store.  Can find locations, date, photo and picture of the honorees.
– REPORT on the information on the www.walkofthestars.com
– REPORT that you cannot self-nominate.
– (contact info: www.pschamber.org).

Araceli

Sports Segment – March 22, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 1 – Sports Segment

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KELLY’S CORNER” w/ Steve Kelly. re: the Joey English Sports Report.
– REPORT on MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL’s training camp is open. There will be a regular season.  Still discussing rule changes in BB. i.e. Designated hitter may come to the National League; making bases bigger, maybe putting advertising on uniforms.
– REPORT that the analytical aspect of BB has slowed the game.
– REPORT on BASKETBALL’s John Wooden Award and Tournament.
– REPORT on THE BNP TENNIS TOURNAMENT; a lot of Ukrainian athletes have quite sports and joined the Ukrainian Army.
– REPORT on HOCKEY and the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukrainia.
– REPORT of how life’s events impact the world of sports.
– REPORT on FOOTBALL.  The Raiders will be in a tough division. 
– (contact info: To be announced.)

Steve

Oak View Group Segment – March 22, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

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OAK VIEW GROUP/CV FIREBIRDS w/ Steve Fraser. re: President of the CV Firebirds.
– REPORT that he is working to bring the CV Firebirds and the Acrisure Arena here. Acrisure is an insurance company out of Michigan.
– REPORT on his personal history.  From Indiana.  His career working w/ professional hockey teams.  Becoming a lawyer.  His life as a hockey player and skating as a defenseman.
– COMMENT that girls play hockey.
– DEFINITION of what “three sheets of ice” means in Seattle for instance.
– REPORT on the plans for hockey here in the Valley.  To provide exceptional entertainment to all the cities.  Their central location.|
– REPORT that they will provide programs, i.e. street hockey, until the Arena is up and running.
– 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 televsion.
– REPORT that seating opportunities are on sale now.  In April, hockey only seats will become available.  PUT A DEPOSIT down now. Premium seating is going very quickly.
– REPORT on the proposed Community Center.  Concerts @ the Arena year-round.
– (contact info: www.cvfirebirds.com)

Steve

cont. Sports Segment – March 22, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 3 – cont. Sports Segment

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”KELLY’S CORNER” w/ Steve Kelly. re:
– REPORT on his Irish history and St. Patrick’s Day.
– REPORT on the San Diego Padres.
– DISCUSSION/stories about: the voice of the Chicago Cubs: Harry Carey, Bill Veeck, Jimmy Piersall, Casey Stengel, Yogi Berra, Joe Pepiton, Ted Williams, Pete Grey etc.
– (contact info: To be announced).

Steve

“Restaurant of the Week” Segment – March 21, 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/ John Fritch re: “Peaks @ the Top of the P.S. Aerial Tram” 1 Tramway Road. Palm Springs, CA.
– ANNOUNCEMENT; Peaks is now open for both lunch AND dinner.
– REPORT that the last tram up is now @ 8 PM.
– REPORT on NEW everything.  i.e. Cocktail lounge, lookout lounge, lighting that changes from dusk to dawn, kitchen, tables, chairs, murals, etc,
– REPORT that dinner is from 5 to 8.  New center-cut beef tenderloin and the 14 oz. ribeye, plus Colorado lamb.
– DISCUSSION that it is best to get your tram tickets and your dinner reservation on line.
– REPORT on the venue’s use for special events.  Have 70 booked so far this year.  New stage and lighting and audio-visual for events. Can seat 90 to 100 now and a view from every seat.
– REPORT that Architectural Digest voted Peaks #8 IN THE WORLD for restaurants w/ a view.
– REPORT that there is a child’s menu @ both Peaks and Pines Café.
– REPORT that they are open 7 days a week.
– (contact info: www.pstramway.com and (760) 325-4537)

John

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – March 21, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

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D.O.H.C. w/ Dr. Lindsey Valenzuela re: 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”. Vice President of Population Health and Health Integration.
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS”
1. Heard that a second booster shot does little to stop the Omicron Virus? (2nd shot recommended for folks over 65 by Phiser. Data is coming from Israel)
– REPORT that some 2nd booster shots were really actually a 4th dose. Dose of vaccine in Moderna is 3 times as high as in Pfiser.
2. Is Europe having a NEW COVID surge? (Yes and the numbers are rising and things tend to travel West and there is no test which will tell you “you are protected”).
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Lindsey

cont. w/ Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – March 21, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

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D.O.H.C. w/ Dr. Lindsey Valenzuela re: 275 El Cielo Rd., Palm Springs, 92262. “Your Health, Your Life, Our Passion”. Vice President of Population Health and Health Integration.
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS”
1. Is travel to Europe ok? (Best to check w/ airlines and travel advisors before going.  Best thing you can do for yourself is to have your vaccines up-to-date. HAVE THE BEST MASK.  Be aware restrictions and protocols may change WHILE YOU ARE TRAVELING. Check in w/ the local Embassy.)
2. Highly transmissible Covid-19 sub-variant? (Yes, that’s the BA2, also called Stealth Omicron. Hard to “find” it. Sighted in China and Hong Kong.)
– REPORT that antibodies to the original strain do not necessarily protect you against Omicron.
– REPORT that there might be something ELSE coming along.  Riverside Country numbers are down.
– REPORT that D.O.H.C. still has vaccines available Monday and Friday @ Palm Springs and Indio and Tuesday and Thurs., in Yucca Valley.
– REPORT that if you feel sick, you can get all treatments @ Palm Springs. For everyone, not just D.O.H.C. members.
– DISCUSSION that D.O.H.C. has chiropractors and she will get us a guest to discuss all aspects of this.
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and (760) 969-6555).

Lindsey

“Spiritual” Travel Segment – March 18, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 1 – “Spiritual” Travel Segment

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LALO VISIONS w/ Lalo Tachiquin re: Clairvoyant from “Casa Del Monte” in Yucca Valley.
– DEFINITON of Lalo’s “gift” of psychic abilities and communing w/ angels to pass on messages to the living. He’s a spiritual healer, clairvoyant and psychic reader. He hears and sees things.
– DISCUSSION of the fact that most folks come to Lalo for guidance about finances.
– REPORT that God assigns an angel to everyone when they are born.
– REPORT that Nigel’s new baby will be a happy, healthy BOY named Elgin.
– DISCUSSION of how he “sees” people being betrayed in their own companys.
– Lalo’s office is “PATROLED BY ANGELS”.
– REPORT on how Lalo sees “spots” when things are going wrong physically and he tells them.
– REPORT on Lalo’s comforting 90-minute spiritual readings for only $95. up in beautiful Yucca Valley. GREAT GIFT IDEA for Valentine’s, Mother’s Day, Birthdays etc..
– (contact info; www.lalovisions.com and (760) 401-1810.)

Lalo

cont. Travel Segment – Mike Thompson RV Segment – March 18, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 2 – cont. Travel Segment – Mike Thompson RV Segment

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MIKE THOMPSON RV w/ Sher Lyckman. Store Manager – 68318 E. Palm Cyn., Dr., Hwy 111, Cathedral City, CA. 92234.
– REPORT on the “little vans” that are so popular now.
– DISCUSSION that people can live in these.  Like an old camping van.
– DISCUSSION that these are actual VANS.  Have cooking facilities, showers, etc.
– REPORT that one, two or 4 persons (w/ the pop top) can enjoy them.
– REPORT that many folks live and WORK in them.
– REPORT that they are great to go “off the grid” in.
– REPORT that they have lithium battery packs.
– DISCUSSION of how successful Mike Thompson is EVERY MONTH and as more folks get out there into the “campgrounds of life” LOVE it, demand goes up.
– REPORT they are open 7 days a week from 9 AM to 5 PM. Sundays from 10 AM to 5 PM.
– REPORT that she’ll buy, consign, trade ANYTHING!!!
She’ll ALWAYS provides “customer delight”.
– Contact info: www.mikethompson.com and (760) 324-3651).

Sher

cont. Travel Segment – March 18, 2022

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 9:00 – 10:00 AM

Seg 3 – cont. Travel Segment

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A.C.T. TOURS w/ Steve Kanold re: 555 S. Sunrise Way, #219, Palm Springs, CA. 92264.
-REPORT on the 3 day trip to Mexico for a “lobster” weekend w/ wine tasting, time to shop. It was $495. and will be offered again.
– DISCUSSION on why just a short break re-freshes one so well.
– REPORT on the trip to Holland….the Tulip Festival. March into April, 2022 for $2495. Including air!!!!
– HOLD THE DATE; April, 2022 to New York Theatre.  Stay @ the Crown Plaza and all the great seats for the shows. Put down a deposit now of $300. To save your space. Same masks and vaccination rules. “Plaza Suite”, “Mrs. Doubtfire”, “Tina”, “Moulin Rouge” etc.
– HOLD THE DATE; May 20 – 27 America’s Music Cities; Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans.
– HOLD THE DATE: Aug., 12 – 19 Eastern Canada Explorer; Ottawa, Toronto and Niagara Falls.
– HOLD THE DATE: Aug., 13 Cape Cod & the Islands.
– HOLD THE DATE: Sept., 25 Great Trains & Grand Canyons.
– HOLD THE DATE: Oct., 19 – Nov., 1 – 7 Country Danube Discovery. $2995. including air.
– HOLD THE DATE: Nov., 5 – The Magnolia Trail & the Heart of Texas.
– HOLD THE DATE: Nov., 29 Music Cities Christmas; featuring Branson, Memphis & Nashville.
– REPORT on some of the tours coming up;
– REPORT on day tours: Ronald Reagan Library, the New Motion Picture Academy, the new Van Gogh Exhibition.
– REPORT on the fact that he creates tours that people ask for. i.e. Galapagos for $2995. including air.
– REPORT on Steve’s book “Globetrots, You didn’t tell me there’d be walking on this tour.” Get it @ Amazon, OR call ACT and get a signed copy and you’ll get gift certificate for tours @ ACT.
– (contact info: www.act-tours.com and (760) 322-1247).

Steve

Rest in Peace

R.I.P. Jackson E. Parham. M.U.H.S. class of 1962. 11.16.1944 – 4.4.2022

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