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Restaurant of the Week Segment – July 31, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Restaurant of the Week Segment

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RESTAURANT OF THE WEEK w/ Todd Flood re: “Maracas Mexican Cantina & Grill” 155 S. Palm Canyon Dr., P.S. “J.T.’s Diner” 37011 Cook St., Palm Desert, .
– REPORT on almost 18 years in this location and his family fare…folks share the larger dishes.
– REPORT on the busy time NOW, still needs to hire workers. How busy Palm Springs is. “Maracas” is working on a new liquor menu, possibly extending hours, etc. Would love a bigger kitchen!!!
– REPORT that “Maracas” is open 7 days a week; 11 AM to 9 PM on weekdays and 10 PM on weekends.
– DISCUSSION that Todd is doing more business than EVER.
– REPORT that “J.T’s” is 7 years old. Super busy. Just breakfast service right now
– REPORT on the food @ both places; AND the vegan, vegetarian dishes.
– (contact info: www.maracas-restaurant.com and www.jtspalmdesert.com (760) 322-9654 and (760) 674-7600.)

Todd

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – July 31, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

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”.
– REPORT on his travels to Utah.
– QUESTIONS FROM BRIAN’s phone calls and “Joey Pals” in the “Medicine Cabinet”.
1. Is Covid Over? (Yes. Figures on death rate don’t really register an impact anymore.)
2. What’s new in Alzheimers treatment? (Study in the UK show that if you do puzzles, checkers, work on a computer etc., NOT WATCH TV…you can hold off the start of Alzheimers for at least 5 years).
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and www.myturn.gov and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – July 31, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – 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”.
– cont. QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS” in the “Medicine Cabinet”.
3. What is Collagen? (Most abundant protein. 1/3 of all protein in the body is Collagen. 28 different kinds/ The body makes it.)
4. What is HPV and do I get the vaccine? (Been around since 2006. Vaccine around the time of puberty. Virus can cause cancer. The vaccine reduces cervical cancer.)
5. What is the Vagus nerve and how does it relate to stress? (Major nerve connects your body and brain. It affects mental health and wellness. Tied to a heart rate. Vagus nerve counteracts the “flight or fight” syndrome. Counterbalances anxiety. Healthy ways to strengthen your Vagus nerve.)
6. What about Shingles. Vaccine or not? (If you’ve had chicken pox it’s in your nervous system already. Painful lesions. 1 in 3 Americans get shingles. 10% can be on your head, face. Age specific onset; 50 – 69 years of age. Effective new vaccine is 90% to stop onset of Shingles. 2 doses and you’re done. Expensive).
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and www.myturn.gov and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

Ascend Insurance Segment – July 28, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Ascend Insurance Segment

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ASCEND INSURANCE w/ Dennis Van Buskirk re; re: 36917 Cook St., #101, Palm Desert, CA. 92211. In University Village.
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS”
1. With the economy as bad as it is, I can’t afford to make my insurance payment? (Understood and insurance rates have been increasing…they couldn’t increase during Covid, so now they are going up. Some go up automatically every year. At least take this opportunity to check your policies and rates).
2. What happens NOW if you don’t pay your bills on time? (i.e. Geico has CLOSED all their CA. offices and they are now automated!!! New applicants are being put on hold. Difficult if you need coverage right away. Dennis can help.)
– DISCUSSION that insurance companies ARE NOT making lots of money as perceived.
– REPORT that if your dog bites someone it’s covered under your homeowners.
– REPORT that certain breeds of dogs preclude you getting homeowners insurance!!!!!!
3. I read that Medicare and Medicaid will be gone in CA., (Not true. Medicare will go to everyone who has worked all their life, automatically. Medicare B must be requested. Then you can get the Medicare Supplement or the Advantage Plan.)
– REPORT that NOW IF YOU ARE ONE DAY LATE paying your premium, the insurance companies will probably NOT RENEW YOU.)
– REPORT on the 30 different companies he works with. NO BROKERAGE FEES.
– REPORT that the whole office is bi-lingual.
– REPORT that the office does the paperwork…a lot of it on-line and over the phone.
– REPORT that he also writes commercial policies.
– (contact info; www.ascendins.com and (760) 341-3477.)

Dennis

David Perry and Associates, Inc. Segment – July 28, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – David Perry and Associates, Inc. Segment

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DAVID PERRY AND ASSOCIATES, INC. w/ David Perry re: 1775 E. Palm Canyon., Dr., Ste., 110-55, Palm Springs, CA. 92264.
– DISCUSSION of his mission statement. Great @ communications and International connections.
They do PR, video design, social media, crisis communication, and photography (aerial too).
– REPORT on his clients; The P.S. International Airport; Grand Central Palm Springs in La Plaza; The Purple Room; HARC; Dezart Performs and their Season.
– DISCUSSION that he can educate clients about AI. He’ll be doing a seminar on this subject. Actually, Alexia which has been w/ us a while is also AI.
– DEFINITION of Generative Intelligence. CHAT GPT. You can type in a question and the answer comes back. David is using it for templates….as a secretary. Art work can be done w/ Chat GPT.
– DISCUSSION of the idea of a “Sister City”. First one was in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Now it’s official and signed for cultural, educational, business, cultural and student exchanges. www.sistercitiespr.org to learn more.
– DISCUSSION of his book “Upon This Rock” An elegant, twisty thriller in which a gay couple investigates a mysterious suicide in a scenic Italian hill town. Google Books.
– REPORT on what’s next for David and his husband are working on. Sequel to the book!!!!
– REPORT that you can subscribe to his email list on his website. He’s on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Davidperrysf.
– (contact info: www.davidperry.com and (415) 767-1067).

David

Real Estate Segment – July 28, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – Real Estate Segment

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BRADY SANDAHL REAL ESTATE GROUP/KELLER WILLIAMS LUXURY HOMES w/ Brady Sandahl re: re: 70005 Mirage Cove Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT that Brady Sandahl Real Estate Group/Keller Williams Luxury Homes has three offices; Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and La Quinta. Part of the largest real estate sales force on the planet. More agents around the globe than any other brand.
– QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS.”
1. What’s going on w/ pricing? (Actually the mean price in the CV is slightly higher than it was last year. More luxury buyers are buying and probably w/ cash. Lower price points have stalled a bit. More cautious.)
2. What’s new w/ interest rates? (Generally speaking the Pandemic offered a low interest rate AND now w/ higher rates today 16% of the list prices are selling for a HIGHER price and the higher interest rates are causing fewer folks to buy.)
– DISCUSSION of the economic and political influences that are in play. As long as the interest rates stay about where they are, folks will continue to buy. May come down as we get closer to an election.
– DISCUSSION of the Coachella Valley real estate market. Should be strong between May and November. NOW IS THE QUARTER IN WHICH TO SELL if you ready.
– DISCUSSION of what/where people are doing/going AFTER THEY sell? Buying another home HERE, leaving the AREA, or leaving the STATE? Actually it’s a mixture.
– ANNOUNCEMENT that Brady Sandahl Real Estate Group has been voted #1 – HIGHEST PRODUCING TEAM – for FOUR YEARS in a row by Palm Springs Life and therefore Brady’s team is selling about one home EVERY business day. All types of reasons come into play about why folks sell. Google shows Brady Sandahl has over 350 Five-star reviews.
– DISCUSSION of the job of Brady Sandahl Real Estate is doing and how he is providing the best knowledge and service to clients ALL OVER THE WORLD.
– REPORT that you can learn/follow along/keep up and read about the real estate market for yourself @ www.bradysandahl.com/followus. 66,000 folks are following Brady in this way.
– REPORT that Brady has connections w/ over 900 offices in the U.S. and Canada he can really service your real estate needs so easily.
– REPORT that Brady bought Irvine, Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear offices.
– (contact info: www.bradysandahl.com and (760) 4099-1540).

Brady

Talk of Stars Segment – July 27, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Talk of Stars Segment

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JOEY ENGLISH “TALK OF STARS”.
– w/ John Bayless re: Acclaimed Concert Pianist and Composer.
– DISCUSSION of his childhood, family, education (Julliard, etc.,) and background.
(contact info: www.johnbaylessmusic.com )

young John

cont. Talk of Stars Segment – July 27, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 2 – cont. Talk of Stars Segment

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JOEY ENGLISH “TALK OF STARS”.
– w/ John Bayless re: Acclaimed Concert Pianist and Composer.
– DISCUSSION of his life. His moves from state to state, recordings, stroke, career and community involvement.
(contact info: www.johnbaylessmusic.com )

one of John’s recordings

cont. Talk of Stars Segment – July 27, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 3 – cont. Talk of Stars Segment

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JOEY ENGLISH “TALK OF STARS”.
– w/ John Bayless re: Acclaimed Concert Pianist and Composer. His re-invention of his piano playing career w/ just his left hand. The blessings from that. His presence on social media.
(contact info: www.johnbaylessmusic.com )

John

Eisenhower Health Segment – July 26, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Seg 1 – Eisenhower Health Segment

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EISENHOWER HEALTH w/ Lee Rice, 17 years as Media Co-ordinator and Communications Specialist. And Marielena Cid board certified diabetes educator and manager of EH Diabetes Education Services Dept. re: Eisenhower Health 39000 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage, CA. 92270.
– REPORT that Eisenhower Health is the 1st hospital in the desert to implement this newly FDAI-approved device.
– REPORT on the iLet Bionic Pancreas. How it acts as the body’s pancreas.
– REPORT on how user-friendly it is. Patient simply needs their weight to get started. System will use continuous learning to regulate blood glucose levels w/ minimal input.
– DISCUSSION that EH’s affiliation w/ UC San Diego Health facilitated this.
– (contact info; www.eisenhowerhealth.org and (760) 773-4280).

Marielena and Lee

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