Needles, Ca.,-The Needles city council was speechless when informed by its city manager that it will burn through all its reserves and be out of cash within the year. When hired in Needles, Rick Daniels was billed as a economic turn-around city manager capable of working magic to reverse the city’s dying economic […]Read More →
“Congratulations for embarrassing me,” said Scott Matas to the disability activist confronting him with a photograph of his truck blocking two handicap parking spaces. The councilman’s comments in the council meeting were at various times apologetic while staunchly justifying that what he did was right. Matas repeatedly placed the weight of blame upon those who exposed his violation.
Instead of paying the fine he will fix the ticket with a donation to the charity of his choosing.Read More →
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA – A police officer caught last year in a scandal of sexting naked pictures of himself spoke at last night’s city council meeting to endorse three city council incumbents running for re-election. He was representing the Police Officers Association. It was only a year ago that Desert Hot Springs Police Officer […]Read More →
Skyborne HOA cancels contract of the unlicensed contractor. Under indictment by the DA, Chyssikos hires big name attorney John Patrick Dolan.Read More →
Former officer Andrea Heath was involved with a variety of high profile internal matters regarding the Desert Hot Springs police department.
Heath’s $5 million discrimination lawsuit against the city naming former city manager Rick Daniels and former police chief Patrick Williams was winding its way through the courts.
Andrea Heath’s report to the FBI was instrumental in the convictions of former Desert Hot Springs police officers.
The circumstances of death are under investigation.Read More →
He lost the election but now he is shopping for a job in of all places Needles, California. An Anthony Weiner problem still dogs Karl Baker. The former councilman who lost the 2011 election after exposing himself in a sex scandal once again lets it all hang out with his praise of the former city manager of Desert Hot Springs.Read More →
The city of Needles gets letters of endorsement for Rick Daniels job application for city manager. The alias known as “The People” is a felon.Read More →
The nine protesters picketing are affiliated with Mayor Parks’ re-election campaign. Their protest appeared entirely politically motivated.Read More →
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA – He said he was only on vacation but The Oregonian newspaper on Friday told a different story. City Manager Rick Daniels is one of three candidates selected as finalist for a County Administrator position in Clackamas County in Oregon. Daniels is clearly looking to exit Desert Hot Springs. A meeting […]Read More →
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA – A surface mining operation has started up in Desert Hot Springs with the operator planning to operate for the next ten years removing over nine million tons of material in that time. The mine has started up even though it has not met conditions required by the state agency that […]Read More →
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA – Cities all across California are wrangling with the state Department of Finance to get permission to sell public properties owned by their former redevelopment agency (RDA). Millions of dollars of real estate are hung up over an inability of cities to sell those properties. One city did something no other […]Read More →
Desert Hot Springs, CA– When the city handed off $1.4 million to purchase the Jewish Temple on Pierson Boulevard, the city manager did order a structural inspection of the buildings. A few weeks later the building was found unfit for occupancy, leaving the city with a demolition job and mostly vacant lot. Unable to use […]Read More →
Unauthorized trips to local liquor store or a clandestine conjugal visit to nearby motels pass time at #4 on list of Top 10 Luxury Prisons.Read More →