Riverside County Supervisors Approve Raises

Despite public criticism and opposition from two board members, the Board of Supervisors approved significant pay raises for its members and five other Riverside County elected officials. The final hearing on the pay scale revisions took place during this morning’s board meeting. The Board of Supervisors will receive 19% salary increases with the exception of Supervisor Kevin Jeffries who voted against the raises, he maintains his current salary.

North Indian Canyon Dr. Expected To Open Thursday

The City of Palm Springs planning to reopen North Indian Canyon Drive this Thursday, June 6. The city says street crews are actively engaged in clearing the road from significant sand buildup. The recent acquisition of a new road grader will help all local cleanup endeavors.

Big Gay Barbecue To Celebrate Pride Month

Pride Month is officially underway. To celebrate, this weekend Greater Palm Springs Pride is hosting their Big Gay BBQ Fundraiser at the Arena’s District in Palm Springs. The event will run from 5pm to 11pm Friday and Saturday. Entry is free but VIP tickets are available with money going towards making the Palm Springs Pride Festival in November free.

Savoring The Start Of Summer During Restaurant Week

What can make you more happy, than finding a special dish only served for one week? That’s exactly what diners can look forward to for this year’s Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week. It’s the perfect way to savor the start of summer, with over 100 restaurants participating across the entire Valley. For 16 years, this week shows off the incredible diversity of the desert’s culinary scene. It also supports the local restaurant businesses. But the best part- having an excuse to cave into your cravings. This story was written and reported by Carmela Karcher.