The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa to Celebrate Resort’s Dog Adoption Milestone and Partnership with Animal Samaritans on National Dog Day

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – June 17, 2016 – The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa has been working for just over a year in partnership with Animal Samaritans, a local no-kill animal shelter, animal rescue, and veterinary care organization to introduce adoptable dogs to resort guests. Since May of 2015, 43 dogs have found…

Summer PSV

What To Do When Season Ends

I’m a very proud “year-rounder” here in Rancho Mirage. Leaving the Palm Springs Valley—even when we are experiencing summer’s triple-digit temps—is reserved for a getaway or two. But for me, summer is just as gorgeous as the rest of the year. Apparently, I’m not alone, as many of my neighbors and friends remain, and we…


Our Beloved Brandini’s Booming Business

Boy, this has been a big year so far for local Rancho Mirage confectioner Brandini Toffee. First off, new products keep flying off the shelves. In addition to the original toffee simply made of sugar, butter, chocolate, and almonds, the entire array now includes the relatively new and best-selling popcorn, plus brownies, pretzels, chocolate almond…