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Platinum Level Business Partners

Emerson & Farrar Now

Timelessness, dedication to craftsmanship, and an old world shop ethos are at the heart of Emerson & Farrar Fine Jewelry today. Our desire to house and handcraft a unique and extraordinary collection gives us a distinct aesthetic that sets us apart from any other boutique jewelry experience.

Today, Paul G. Emerson II and his four children operate the executive positions of the family business. With a commitment to family heritage and the elegant traditions of the past, Emerson & Farrar is renowned for being a family-owned and operated business that prides itself on providing things that lastunparalleled customer service and jewelery of the very highest of quality.

Sheridan Care is a member of The Senior's Choice Network, the nation’s largest membership network of companion care providers for senior citizens. Sheridan Care is independently owned and operated by Susan Dost, President and CEO. Together with her dedicated staff of in-home care professionals, we offer affordable help to families caring for elderly loved ones by providing compassionate, professional care-giving. Our personalized services are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, throughout the Coachella Valley

All of our Caregivers and Personal Care Managers are employees of Sheridan In-Home Care. They are thoroughly screened, bonded and insured and we perform extensive reference, criminal and DMV checks. Our caregivers have a minimum of 2 years experience, while most have been in the field of home-health their entire careers.  We only employ the "A" list of caregivers. As employees of Sheridan Care, our caregivers are totally committed, highly qualified and carefully selected individuals. Most importantly they are dependable, warm and compassionate people. We chose only the people that we would want taking care of our own loved ones.

We offer caregivers who do light housekeeping and laundry as well as provide many unique services specific to each family's needs.

We offer an in-home assessment that is without cost or obligation at your convenience. We would love the opportunity to provide excellent care for your family. Please feel free to call with any questions, any time.


Our grooming salon features state of the art equipment and all natural shampoos and conditioners. Our friendly and experienced staff will work with you to determine the best look before your pets groom and as well as a post groom consultation to make sure you and your pet are 100% satisfied.


       Bath and Brush                                  Bath and Tidy                                         Full Service Groom          

                  Hydro-Surge bath                                  Full Bath & Brush +                                Full Bath & Tidy                                                Full brush out                                       Facial cleanup                                        Blueberry Facial

                  Ear cleaning                                           Feet & paw pads                                  Choice of full body cut*

                 Nail clipping & filing                               Sanitary trim                                             * Shave down

                 Gland expression                                   Starting at $35.00                                 * Puppy cut

                 Starting at $25.00                                                                                                     * Breed cut

                                                                                                                                          * Specialty cut

                                                                                                                                                     Starting at $45.00



PlusStop & Go Services

Nail clipping/filing $10.00              Ear cleaning $5.00

Anal gland expression $5.00          Teeth brushing $5.00

Armfuls of Cuddling and kisses for all pooches…. free!                 

Pampering included in all full grooms

Your pet will love the feel and benefits of a Blueberry Facial….but what is it and why? Well, it's a tear-less, lick-safe shampoo, face wash and color brightener all-in-one that uses Blueberries, Avocado, Coconut oil and Aloe.

The blueberry scrub contains a natural exfoliating activity, is slightly hydrating and chocked full of antioxidants that rejuvenates and brightens the appearance of your pets face better than just a normal shampoo.

The antibacterial, antifungal and immune stimulant properties of coconut oil is used to treat dry, itchy skin and has long been a staple in hair tonic for both healthy and shiny hair.

A blueberry facial is rich in Vitamins A, D & E, is gentle on the eyes and smells delicious.

Did you know avocado is great for soothing and healing red, irritated skin and also a key contributor in A, D & E vitamins.

We recommend this procedure for all breeds, skin types and ages, even puppies older than 6 weeks of age.

Dogs with facial folds, such as pugs, boxers and bulldogs, tend to develop foul odors and sometimes even yeast infections. A blueberry facial can help with both issues.

Dogs with excessive tears tend to develop stains and exude a "wet" odor. That wet area serves as a germ pool and becomes opportunistic for skin infections. The blueberry facial can help by gently removing the dead skin cells and soothe underlying skin. 


Hydri Surge Bathing System

The Hydro Surge bathing system’s original purpose was to drive medicated shampoos through heavy, thick coats and down to the skin to help pets that are suffering from dermatological conditions. In the evolutionary process it was found that all dogs love the massaging action and bathers loved the stress-free bath. InjectAir™ is the core technology that makes the Hydro Surge system so unique and with so many amazing benefits. This patented technology combines the perfect blend of fresh water, shampoo, and oxygen to deep clean your pet's coat down to the skin, providing dermatological benefits to both the skin and coat while leaving your pet cleaner and healthier than ever.




Romantic and relaxing or fun and frisky. At the Triangle Inn Palm Springs, the choice is yours.

This award-winning, and historic Palm Springs Resort is a feast for all your senses, with a special flair for Southern (California) hospitality.

Hosts Stephen and Michael live on the property, and do their very best to make sure your visit to the Triangle Inn Palm Springs will be better than you ever imagined, different from the traditional hotel experience, and, most of all, special - from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave to go back home. 

So come on.  Escape to the secluded privacy of our unique walled compound where clothing is always optional, and fun is a way of life!

Discover our lush tropical gardens, sparkling swimming pool, soothing jacuzzi, outdoor misting system, large sundecks, and spectacular mountain views - all just a block off world-famous Palm Canyon Drive.

Kevin Rotenberry is a CPA with over 25 years of experience, licensed in California and Ohio.  Kevin has worked in public accounting for 10 years, before leaving to be a CFO for several medium size companies. In 2012 Kevin returned to public accounting by opening his own firm with Padgett Business Services, here in Palm Springs.  Padgett specializes in small businesses that are owner operated in the service and retail industry, usually with less than 25 employees, performing financial reporting, payroll, tax services and business consulting.  Kevin also works with individuals to make sure they are paying the least amount of tax legally possible.

Contempo Lending is a local Palm Springs Mortgage Broker specializing in all types of Residential Lending.  In today’s lending world it’s more important than ever to have a mortgage specialist to sit down with and discuss your personal situation and mortgage options.  We can help everyone from first time home buyers, less than perfect credit buyer, and the savviest of real estate investors.  While some people think you pay more by going through a broker the fact is that we can get you better rates and save you money on your closing costs.  While most direct banks offer you only their products which many times require the perfect borrower scenario, at Contempo Lending we deal with many different lenders so we can shop and find you the best programs and rates available.  Some of our clients often think they would not be qualified for a loan due to previously being turned down by other lenders.  We either help them into their dream home or at least set them up on a plan to buy in the very near future.  We are qualified mortgage specialists that can sit with you to make sure you understand your options and the process.  There are still many other programs available that the average consumer is not aware of.  Below is just a partial list of some the more popular programs still out there:

$1·         FHA you can still buy with as little as 3.5% down.  There are still down payment assistance.

$1·         VA Loans you can still do 100% financing and in some cases even include all your closing cost.

$1·         USDA loans you can still do 100% financing in many desert cities.

$1·         Homepath Programs with as little as 3% down.

$1·         Renovation loans can get you up to $30,000 with as little as 3% down on Homepath properties or 3.5% with FHA loans.

$1·         Jumbo programs available are still available.  You can even qualify using only your assets and little income.

Many people think they can not possible qualify for a home loan in today’s complicated lending world.  Just because you’re a first home buyer or self employed doesn’t mean you can’t qualify.  One of the most fulfilling parts of our job is to work with our borrowers and get them into the right loan for them and their dream home.

John A. Evans, Broker/President, DRE # 01398882/NMLS # 287669                                           

Contempo Lending, 475 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA  92262

Phone 760-778-5111,  E mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.,  Website: www.ContempoLending.com

We Assist Senior Living in Palm Springs, CA

Brookdale Palm Springs is an exceptional southern California senior living community that provides Assisted Living and Memory Care. We serve seniors and their families from Palm Springs as well as Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, and other nearby towns and neighborhoods in Coachella Valley, Morongo Valley, and Yucca Valley.

Against a backdrop of the San Jacinto Mountains, our campus displays the look of a desert resort on 4-1/2 acres in a residential neighborhood, located near the intersection of East Baristo and South Sunrise Way, with easy access to Highway 111 and Interstate 10. We are next to Sunrise Park and the Palm Springs Library, and just a few blocks away from a variety of shops, restaurants, banks, museums, The Plaza at Sunrise Shopping Center, a CVS, a Rite Aid, Camelot Movie Theaters, and the Mizell Senior Center.

We also enjoy the security of having Palm Springs Healthcare, Desert Oasis Healthcare, and the Desert Regional Medical Center nearby.

We are regarded as a premier senior care community in this region because of the relationships we form with families who entrust us with the well-being of their loved ones.

We offer two categories of care:

  • Assisted Living
    This lifestyle option is for seniors who need a little help with mobility and daily tasks from trained caregivers while enjoying the convenience of resort services and the privacy of their own apartment. Assisted Living offers residents the specific type of personalized aid they need to make their lives easier and healthier, while enabling them to live as independently as possible.
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care
    Our state-of-the-art Clare Bridge Program employs the latest research as well as the knowledge base and experience of Brookdale, the largest provider of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care in the nation. Our programs can help your loved one maintain their mental functions and enjoy the satisfaction and dignity of daily moments of success.

The Accounting Office provides all the services that a staffed accountant would, with less of the expense.

  • How do I get my balance sheet to balance?
  • I can't afford a full-time accountant on staff, how can I get all this work done?
  • Why aren't there enough hours in the day?
  • Accrual or Cash?
  • Am I calculating the payroll correctly?

We offer tailored services that can range from general bookkeeping to financial strategic planning, all to fit your needs and budget.

Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) was started in order to look at faith through fresh eyes, eyes informed by the LGBTQ insight of exclusion and struggle, but also the ancient and still-radical ideas of the early Christian church.  Since 1968 we have founded our belief upon actions – from being the first to perform same sex marriages, to suing the state of California (first in 1970) to recognize marriage equality, to fighting for acceptance and equality in places as diverse as Uganda and Jamaica, Russia and Brazil. We have also led a theological movement that seeks to see sex and the body as good, positive and beloved, not a source of shame.

Here at MCC in the Coachella Valley, Rev Clinton, our pastor, believes we stand or fall on being a radical community of faith that welcomes and celebrates members, not merely tolerates them. Churches come in lots of flavors, but unless we are seeking a relationship with God and community (whatever that looks like), then shopping for flavors will never taste right. Rev Crawshaw was ordained in England as an Anglican Priest, was educated at Oxford and is proud to call both MCC and the Coachella valley his home of choice. He also serves as Vice Chair of the denominational Governing Board and is able to directly link the work of the church across the world (in 22 countries) with the local community here. Come and investigate! We are blessed with a newly refurbished church campus and ample parking, and can be found at 32150 Candlewood Drive, Cathedral City, CA 92234 760 512 1700 Facebook.com/MCCoftheCV www.MCCCV.net 10am on Sunday!

SERVPRO of Palm Springs Professionals provide fire and water damage restoration services. SERVPRO of Palm Springs proudly serves Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs, Yucca Valley, Banning, and surrounding areas. We are available 24 hours/7 days a week and are ready to restore damage to your home or commercial structure caused by:

  • The LGBT Community Center of The Desert

    The McDonald/Wright Building

    1301 North Palm Canyon Dr, 3rd Floor
    Palm Springs, CA 92262

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    Open Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

    The Center is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) public charity
    EIN # 33-0937301

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