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Fundraiser for 911 Memorial in La Quinta!

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

911 Memorial Fund Raiser for La Quinta

911 Memorial Fund Raiser for La Quinta!

Support Andrew Davis and his dream to build a 911 Memorial in La Quinta using a steel piece of the World Trade Center. 

May 8th, 2012 at Louise’s Pantry, 47150 Washington Street in  La Quinta, CA.  Come enjoy a 3-course Italian dinner for $35, and it includes beer and vino!

 

 

The amazing thing is… this is the brainchild and effort of a 16 year old Eagle Scout…and what he has accomplished to date is really something! He is setting a great example to others his age…and quite frankly, all of us!! It would be wonderful if you could support it!

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Salton Sea… take a trip back in time!

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

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La Quinta Pet Resources

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

La Quinta Pet Resources

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La Quinta Animal Control offers a low-cost vaccination clinic each April and October. Bring your pets and get them vaccinated and meet our Animal Control Officers.  You will also have an opportunity to get a new or renewed dog license at the event.

The City of La Quinta contracts with the Coachella Valley Animal Campus for shelter services. If you have lost your pet, are looking to adopt a pet, or want information on the spay/neuter voucher program, contact them at (760) 343-3644.

 

A number of local resource agencies are available to answer your wild and domesticated animal questions.

 

LOCATION:  Old Town La Quinta

78-495 CALLE TAMPICO

LA QUINTA, CA 92253

Public Counter Assistance:

MONDAY-THURSDAY 7:30 A.M.-5:30 P.M.

FRIDAY 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

PHONE: (760) 777-7050

PET HOTLINE: (760) 777-7049

AFTER HOURS EMERGENCIES:  (760) 416-5373 (For reporting after-hours and weekend calls for injured, dead venomous or vicious animals.)

FAX(760) 777-7011

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DID YOU KNOW?

 

Three California laws took effect January 1, 2007 that benefit animals:

 

1. Dogs cannot be tethered to a stationary object for more than three hours during a 24-hour period.  If tethered, the dog still must have a good range of motion.

2. Pets cannot be left in vehicles in a dangerous situation whether from the heat or the cold.  Animal control officers are now permitted to break into a vehicle to rescue at-risk animals after trying to locate the owner.  Dogs tied in the back of pickups in extreme hot or cold weather are also covered under the new law.

3. Felony-level jail time now applies for animal fighting convictions.

 

 

     If you are looking for a great real estate agent in the Palm Springs area… let me  one for you! 

                                                        

Kathy Schowe   760.333.8886  

Intero Real Estate Services in Old Town La Quinta     

 SchoweProperties.com☼ KathySchowe.comLivetheDesertlife.com 

         

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Emergency Preparedness in La Quinta

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

La Quinta is Prepared for Emergencies!

la quinta emergencyThe City of La Quinta is prepared for emergencies and they can help you get prepared too!

If you want to get prepared for a major earthquake or other community emergency, the City of La Quinta can help!

In the last year, La Quinta has added a new Neighborhood and Family Preparedness Program called La QuintaPREP– People Responding with Emergency Preparedness.  La Quinta now has about 80 neighborhood PREP leaders who lead over 800 households in the program  PREP is billed as “The most fun you can have getting ready for an earthquake or community emergency!”

PREP entails two neighborhood “Preparedness Parties” where families gather, share food and beverages together, and create a plan to prepare the neighborhood, based on its unique needs.


Learn more about PREP at www.la-quinta.org/lqprep.  For more information, contact the Emergency Services Coordinator at 9760) 777-7061.

 

     If you are looking for a great real estate agent in the Palm Springs area… let me  one for you! 

                                                        

Kathy Schowe   760.333.8886  

Intero Real Estate Services in Old Town La Quinta     

 SchoweProperties.com☼ KathySchowe.comLivetheDesertlife.com 

         

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When Will Maxine Come out this year?

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

 

 

 

 

Think you know when Mojave Maxine, a large female tortoise that lives at The Living Desert, will emerge for spring?

Guess the right date in an online contest open to kids in kindergarten through 12th grade, and win a $50 gift certificate, a Federal Parks Lands Pass, a $100 gift certificate for the student’s teacher, and a visit from a desert tortoise, plus Mojave Maxine T-shirts for the entire class.

This season she has been in her den since on Nov. 26, waiting for the warm sun and the flowers to return.

Information: www.livingdesert .org, www.mojavedata.gov/contest, orwww.mojavemax.com.

The contest will remain open until Maxine emerges.

     If you are looking for a great real estate agent in the Palm Springs area… let me  one for you! 

                                                        

Kathy Schowe   760.333.8886  

Intero Real Estate Services in Old Town La Quinta     

 SchoweProperties.com☼ KathySchowe.comLivetheDesertlife.com 

         

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You could have millions in a lost account!

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Unclaimed Property from State of California–Millions could be waiting for you!

I received an email yesterday with a link to the California State Controllers website. I followed the link 
and did a search for my name and my husband’s name… and actually found an account that my husband had not claimed with the address of our former business.  
 The State of California currently has over $6.1 billion in Unclaimed Property belonging to 17.6 million individuals and organizations. That’s nearly half of the state’s population!

California’s Unclaimed Property Law which requires “holders” such as corporations, business associations, financial institutions, and insurance companies to annually report and deliver property to the Controller’s Office after there has been no customer contact for three years. Often the owner forgets that the account exists, or moves and does not leave a forwarding address or the forwarding order expires. In some cases, the owner dies and the heirs have no knowledge of the property.

The most common types of Unclaimed Property are bank accounts and safe deposit box contents, stocks, mutual funds, bonds, and dividends , uncashed cashier’s checks or money orders, certificates of deposit, matured or terminated insurance policies, estates, and mineral interests and royalty payments, trust funds, and escrow accounts.

You can follow this  scoweb.sco.ca.gov/UCP/Default.aspx link and try typing in just your first initial or common misspellings of your name.  Our claim was filed under SHOWE, instead of SCHOWE.   For more info visit: http://www.sco.ca.gov/upd.html.

GOOD LUCK, and hope you CA$H IN!

     If you are looking for a great real estate agent in the Palm Springs area… let me  one for you! 

                                                        

Kathy Schowe   760.333.8886  

Intero Real Estate Services in Old Town La Quinta     

 SchoweProperties.com☼ KathySchowe.comLivetheDesertlife.com 

         

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Franky the Cat celebrates New Years in La Quinta!

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Have a Safe and Fun Halloween in La Quinta!

 

When you are out and about tonite… don’t forget to watch out for all the little ghosts and goblins!  If you are heading to a grown-up Halloween party or event– designate a driver, or call for a taxi!

HAVE A SAFE AND FUN HALLOWEEN!

 

 

 

 If you are looking for a great real estate agent in the Palm Springs area… let me  one for you!

                                                        

Kathy Schowe   760.333.8886  

Intero Real Estate Services in Old Town La Quinta     

 SchoweProperties.com☼ KathySchowe.comLivetheDesertlife.com 

        

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PINK Cocktails from Kaiser Group for Breast Cancer Month

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

 

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Pink Cocktails from Kaiser Restaurant Group for Breast Cancer!

Kaiser Restaurant Group has launched a special trio of pink cocktails that will benefit the Desert Cancer Foundation's Susan B. Jackson Breast Cancer FundKaiser Restaurant Group has launched a special trio of pink cocktails that will benefit the Desert Cancer Foundation’s Susan B. Jackson Breast Cancer Fund

PINK is everywhere!  On Sunday all the football players are sporting hot pink shoes and gloves.  Banners and flags are flying up and down El Paseo drive from last weekends Paint El Paseo Pink Day.  I have seen pink t-shirts, pink cars, and even pink hair!  Our entire valley is on board– and The Kaiser Restaurant Group is making a splash with their signature PINK COCKTAILS!

In a recent article of Palm Springs Life Magazine, it is no surprise–October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Kaiser Restaurant Group has launched a special trio of pink cocktails that will benefit the Desert Cancer Foundation’s Susan B. Jackson Breast Cancer Fund. KRG’s Resident Mixologist Tom Murphy has created the refreshing Pink Pearita, Skinny-n-Pink, and Pink Squeeze cocktails that are available at all of the company’s Coachella Valley Restaurants for $9 each. Two dollars from each purchase will be donated to the Breast Cancer Fund. The restaurants’ overall goal is to raise between five and ten thousand dollars in donations.

The Pink Pearita is made with pear vodka and elderflower liqueur, shaken with prickly pear nectar and fresh lemon juice, and served straight up in a martini glass. Skinny-n-Pink, composed of berry vodka, muddled fresh raspberries, organic agave nectar, fresh lime juice, and white cranberry juice, is delicious and has only 177 calories. The Pink Squeeze is made with Bacardi Limon rum, orange liqueur, fresh squeezed lime and pink grapefruit juices, with a splash of Grenadine.

The Suzanne Jackson Breast Cancer Fund underwrites breast cancer screening tests for uninsured women in the Coachella Valley.  The Fund, administered by the Desert Cancer Foundation, is named for the late LPGA tournament director, Suzanne Jackson, who was a part-time desert resident and a victim of breast cancer. It provides local residents with access to screening and diagnostic testing for breast cancer, provided they are uninsured, cannot afford testing and live in the Coachella Valley. The income for participants to qualify is the same as the State of California’s Breast Cancer Early Detection Program. However, the Fund does not have an age restriction.

The Kaiser Restaurant Groups local restaurants are Kaiser Grille, Palm Springs; Grind Brgr Bar, Palm Springs; Chop House Palm, Springs; Chop House, Palm Desert; Jackalope Ranch, Indio; and Hog’s Breath Inn, La Quinta. Locations and restaurant details are available at www.kaiserrestaurantgroup.com

If you are looking for a great real estate agent in the Palm Springs area… let me one for you!

Kathy Schowe 760.333.8886

Intero Real Estate Services in Old Town La Quinta     

SchoweProperties.com☼ KathySchowe.comLivetheDesertlife.com

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Black-Tie to Chili-Cook-Off… Desert Charity Events!

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

October Society & Charity Events in the Desert

OCTOBER SOCIETY & CHARITY EVENTS IN THE DESERT 

The Palm Springs area has a strong history of giving back, whether its a black-tie event…or a chili-cook-off!  Charity events and philanthropy have dominated the social scene in the desert for years– with Bob Hope, Jackie Lee Houston, and the Annenbergs leading the way.

Here are just some of the charity events coming up this October in the desert.  Make plans to attend and give back to those in need in our community!  November event calendar coming soon!

 

OCT. 15 : Mystic bazaar, benefits Helping People Hear Again, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Spa Resort Casino Hotel, 100 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. (760) 776-1738 or www.HelpingPeopleHear Again.com

OCT. 19 :Lift Up America,” songs of inspiration buffet dinner, featuring Paul, Mackey, Brian Wanzek, Veronica and Jaerold Abella, and Even Holmes, benefits Well in the Desert. 7 p.m., $40. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. (888) 476-1526
OCT. 20 : Custom car and bike show, benefits Palm Springs High School basketball program, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $5. Palm Springs High School, 2401 E. Baristo Road, Palm Springs. (760) 408-1796

OCT. 21: Coachella Valley CycleFest, benefits Coachella Valley Community Recreation Foundation in partnership with Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine, $65-$110. Empire Polo Club, 81800 Ave. 51, Indio. (760) 568-4265 or www.Cycle-Fest.com
OCT. 22: Palm Springs AIDS Walk 2011, benefits Desert AIDS Project, 7:30 a.m., $25-$3,000. Ruth Hardy Park, 700 Tamarisk Way, Palm Springs. (760) 323-2118, Ext. 239 or www.DesertAidsProject.org

Chili cook-off and classic car rally, benefits Palm Springs Air Museum. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $7-$15. Palm Springs Air Museum, 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs. (760) 778-6262

Life Without Limits awards luncheon, benefits United Cerebral Palsy of the Inland Empire. 11:30 a.m., $65. Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa, 41000 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. (760) 321-8184, Ext. 103 or www.ucpie.org

Party in Pink Zumbathon, benefits Susan G. Komen Foundation, 1-4 p.m., $15-$20. Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. (760) 702-7929 or www.coachellavalleyzumba .weebly.com

The Chocolate Affair, featuring samples of chocolate desserts and confections, benefits AIDS Assistance Program. 6-9 p.m., $25. Spa Resort Casino Hotel, Canyon Conference Center, 100 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. (760) 325-6998 or www.chocolateaffairevents.com

O.K. Corral poker tournament, with music, food, prizes and entertainment, benefits Christopher’s Clubhouse. 7-11 p.m., $50. Spotlight 29 Casino, Medjool Room, 46200 Harrison St., Coachella. (760) 989-2182 or www.christopers clubhouse.org
OCT. 23 : American Enterprise Institute’s Daniel Blumenthal speech, on “Will China Rise Lead to Conflict?” benefits World Affairs Council. 5 p.m., $55-$65. Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa, 44400 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells. (760) 322-7711 or www.worldaffairs desert.org/speakers.html

Musical Dine A-Round, featuring a prix fixe, three-course dinner with musical interludes, benefits Virginia Waring International Piano Competition, 6:30 p.m., $50. Lulu California Bistro, 200 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. (760) 773-2575 or www.vwipc.org

OCT. 26: Pre-Winter Wonderland Ball Gallery Reception, hosted cocktail reception with entertainment by Wayne Foster, benefits Stroke Recovery Center. 5-8 p.m., Adagio Galleries, 73-300 El Paseo Drive, Suite A, Palm Desert. (760) 323-7676, Ext. 112 or www.strokerecoverycenter.org

OCT. 27: 11th annual Hats Off luncheon, benefits Shelter From The Storm, 11 a.m., $75-$85. Miramonte Resort and Spa, 45000 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells. (760) 674-0400
OCT. 29: Fall home tour, benefits the Palm Springs Modern Heritage Fund, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $125. Palm Springs, Palm Springs. (760) 835-5628 or www.psmodcom.org

 

If you are looking for a great real estate agent in the Palm Springs area… let me one for you!

Kathy Schowe 760.333.8886

Intero Real Estate Services in Old Town La Quinta     

SchoweProperties.com☼ KathySchowe.comLivetheDesertlife.com

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