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2014-09-25 08:25:43

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Retailing Association (ERA) presented Guthy-Renker, one of the world's largest and most respected direct marketing companies, with nine Moxie Awards at the 2014 ERA Moxie Awards Gala on Thursday, September 18, 2014, including the top honor of Marketer of the Year. Other notable wins for the company include Best Short Form of the Year for Proactiv+(®), Best Long Form of the Year for Meaningful Beauty(®), Best Long Form...

2014-07-18 23:02:33

Savory Spice Shop Palm Desert was recently awarded the prestigious honor of being named the Small Business of the Year by the Palm Desert Area Chamber of Commerce. Palm Desert, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 “With so many members in the Chamber, and the amazing businesses in the category with us, we were surprised and grateful to have been awarded this honor,” said Mary Cardas, Owner, Savory Spice Shop Palm Desert. “We are happy to have become an integral part of this great community and...

2013-09-16 23:22:32

Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has today announced that the upcoming 7th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink Walk will give local home sales a substantial boost as philanthropists flood the valley to participate in the fight against breast cancer. Local luxury homes are highlighted as families search for their perfect residence in the Coachella Valley. Palm Desert. CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 Brad Schmett, Broker Associate with Luxury Homes by Keller Williams today announced...

2013-08-05 23:19:13

Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has today announced that the 2013 Sundays in Summer Cabaret Series at the Arthur Newman Theater in Palm Desert has proven a major draw for luxury home clients who enjoy the wide cultural base offered in the Coachella Valley. Increased home sales are tied to the expansive entertainment base offered valley wide. (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 Brad Schmett, Broker Associate with Luxury Homes by Keller Williams today announced that the continuous star...

2013-06-24 23:03:43

The Body Deli, the original pioneer for fresh, raw, organic skin and body care, announces the launch of a new collection inspired by the Palm Springs lifestyle. Palm Desert, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 THE BODY DELI, the original pioneer for fresh, raw, organic skin and body care, announces the launch of a new collection inspired by the Palm Springs lifestyle. Building on the success of the organic skin care products offered at their Palm Desert store and online, THE BODY DELI co-founders...

2013-04-13 23:00:49

Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has announced today that the already hot La Quinta area real estate market will receive another big boost from the upcoming “A Round For Life” Auction Dinner Gala and Golf Tournament on April 14-15 to benefit the Desert Cancer Foundation. Low interest rates are attracting buyers in record numbers. La Quinta, CA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Brad Schmett, Broker Associate with Luxury Homes by Keller Williams and real estate investment...

2012-09-02 23:03:04

One of the largest country clubs in the desert, Ironwood CC has 1069 homes on 800 acres with 16 homeowner associations. Expected water and maintenance savings are huge. Palm Desert, CA (PRWEB) September 02, 2012 Relandscaping the grounds of an existing club -- especially one as large as Ironwood CC -- requires excellent leadership to engage the participation of the numerous homeowner associations. Happily, all of the associations have either been actively involved or plan to be, as the club...

2010-08-27 14:04:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- When 20-year-old Shawn Isaac began working for the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP), he never expected the job would lead to winning a "Get Close to John Legend" MySpace Music contest. But that's exactly what happened. Isaac entered the contest after watching John Legend on a MySpace video advise viewers to submit a two minute video answering the question, "What have you done to make a positive impact on your community?" An...

2010-05-12 15:01:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Segovia, the new five-star retirement community with resort-style residences in Palm Desert, will open its doors to new residents on May 14, following a grand opening event that took place on Thursday, May 6. More than 300 guests attended the celebration - titled Bravo! at Segovia - and were greeted with Spanish- themed food, beverages and entertainment located throughout the 9-acre complex. Currently, Segovia's 121 residences are 60% sold and...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'