Palm Springs Short Fest

ShortFest 2015 is Almost Here

“Sun. Screen.” That’s the quite clever slogan for the 2015 Palm Springs International ShortFest Short Film Festival & Film Market, which will showcase more than 300 short films from over 50 countries in 90-minute specially thematically programmed packages over seven days in late spring. Comedies, thrillers, films noir, dramas, romances, animated shorts, and docs will…

Eisenhower Medical Center

Eisenhower Medical Center’s “Healthy Living”

It’s so nice to know that Rancho Mirage-based Eisenhower Medical Center—a revered desert establishment if ever there was one—isn’t just a state-of-the-art healthcare facility that takes an interest in the people of the Palm Springs Valley when they’re ailing and in need. Rather, the hospital has all sorts of programs, lectures, support groups, and special…

Ben & Jerry Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage’s Jason Ackley Wins Ben & Jerry’s Manager of the Year

When Ben & Jerry’s announced its National Award winners at the Global Franchise Meeting January 15-18 in New Orleans, Louisiana, one Rancho Mirage man walked away with the Manager of the Year title. That’s no mean feat—and one that Jason Ackley (of Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop at The River) takes great pride in. Basically,…

BBs at the River

Acqua Pazza to be Reborn as BB’s

There was a loud collective heavy sigh heard among foodies and bon vivants throughout Rancho Mirage, the Palm Springs Valley, and beyond late last year when it was revealed that Jerry and Barbara Keller—beloved local philanthropists who happen to have owned both Lulu California Bistro on Palm Springs’ main drag and sister eatery Acqua Pazza…

Rammy 2015

The Rammys 2015

You’d have to be living under a rather large rock to be unaware that we’re smack dab in the middle of “awards season.” Every year, it all starts off with the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards and the Golden Globes in January. February then sees the Grammys, the Film Independent Spirit Awards, and, of…