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SHG International Segment – May 30, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Seg 1 – SHG International Segment

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SHGINTL.org (Salinas Heritage Group) w/ Amado Salinas. 902 E. Tahquitz, Palm Springs, CA. 92263.
– DISCUSSION of his mission statement; to help non-profits and foundations get structured, organized and then get funding. Currently doing a bond here in CA. to help the Hispanic Command Police Association get a building going. Also “Camp of Champs” to get “drone soccer” going, etc., etc.
– REPORT on all of his fabulous affiliations and patriotic groups that he belongs to.
– REPORT that he just got back from Washington D.C. representing the Veterans of America and the Memorial Day Parade.
– REPORT that he volunteers for the American Legion where he is on the National Legislative Committee.
– REPORT that he works to get various national legislation passed for our Veterans.
– (contact info; www.shgintl.org and (760) 835-0739)

Amado

The McCallum Theatre Segment – May 30, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Seg 2 – The McCallum Theatre Segment

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THE MC CALLUM THEATRE w/ Jeff Norman. Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs; 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Dessert. 92260.
– REPORT on the 2023-2024 Season (Nov., thru April).
– REPORT on the Broadway Series.
– REPORT on Mitch’s Picks.
– REPORT on A New Adventure Speakers Series.
– REPORT on the Family Fun Series.
– REPORT on Icons and Legends.
– (contact info; www.mccallumtheatre.com and (760) 340-2787).

Jeff

The American Legion Segment – May 30, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 PM

Seg 3 – The American Legion Segment

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AMERICAN LEGION POST 519 w/ Amado Salinas. 400 N. Belardo, Palm Springs, CA. 92262.
– REPORT on the WWII Memorial he just visited in Washington D.C.
– REPORT on the new Global Anti-Terrorism Memorial.
– DISCUSSION of what it costs to keep this country FREE and perhaps the newer generation doesn’t understand or appreciate this.
– REPORT that he helps the American Legion fund projects in the community. i.e. Thursday Street Fair has an American Legion Booth.
– REPORT on how to join the American Legion or Veterans of Foreign Wars. The requirements for both.
– DISCUSSION of the Auxiliary of these organizations.
– REPORT that Amado was in the Navy.
– DISCUSSION that there are over 12,000 American Legion posts all over the Country.
– REPORT on the International American Legion Posts all over the World.
– REPORT that there are over 976 members here for Post 519. Every 2nd Tuesday there’s a member’s meeting @ 5 PM @ the Legion on Belardo.
– (contact info; www.legion.org and (760) 325-6229).

Amado

Restaurant of the Week Segment – May 29, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 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,
– DISCUSSION of Memorial Day and its blessings.
– 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 – May 29, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 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 that this is the 169th week of D.O.H.C.’s reporting since the start of the Pandemic WHICH IS DEAD.
– TALKING about San Francisco in the 60’s and 70’s. FUN.
- QUESTIONS FROM “JOEY PALS” in the “Medicine Cabinet”.
1. Are we going to be eating BUGS? (They can be a good protein source. Conversation about bugs vs climate change…lol…i.e. cows and methane gas vs. bugs. Actually cats & dogs eat 25% of all the meat that’s consumed.)
– (contact info: www.mydohc.com and www.myturn.gov and (760) 969-6555).

Dr. Brian

Desert Oasis Health Care Segment – May 29, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 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”.
2. If you do pot are you 3 times more likely to have artery disease? (Yes, there’s a recent study out of Stanford that studied daily, weekly, monthly or never usage. The kids that did daily usage had a 34% higher rate to develop coronary artery disease and other health issues. No particular impact for the other schedules of usage.)
3. Will there be a new Covid Variant? (Yes…it will ALWAYS be with us).
4. Will there be a new Pandemic? (YES).
5. Are new covid symptoms similar to having allergies? (Yes, and taste is affected AGAIN.)
6. I read where there was MPox in our Palm Springs water. (Yes. We haven’t had many MPox cases and the most are in CA.)
7. Will a sleep aid (melatonin) lead to nightmares and weight gain? (Good for treating jet lag too. Since 2020 #1 call to 911 for exposure to kids – meaning 19 and below – labeling not “true” in OTC melatonin. The best OTC is “Nature Made”.)

Dr. Brian

Ascend Insurance Segment – May 26, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 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. Geiko 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 it may be 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 Medicade 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 – May 26, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 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 Cyn., 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, 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 of the acts coming to the Purple Room.
– DISCUSSION of the idea of a “Sister City”. First one was in Mexico. Now it’s official and signed for cultural, educational and business 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!!!! He lectures aboard ships.
– (contact info: www.davidperry.com and (415) 676-7007).

David

Real Estate Segment – May 26, 2023

5:00 – 6:00 AM and 4:00 – 5:00 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

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