Council Woman Yvonne Parks

 

Working for Positive Change for Desert Hot Springs. It is an honor to have the opportunity to serve you as a member of the Desert Hot Springs City Council.

 

Annoucements

Desert Hot Springs Crime Drops 18% in 2016

Desert Hot Springs Crime Drops 18% in 2016

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In 2016, Desert Hot Springs saw an approximately 18 percent decrease in the overall crime rate, including part one crime, which includes murder, rape, robbery and assault. According to the California Institute of Public Policy, the state has had a low crime rate but has been seeing an upward trend in violent crime since 2012 […]

Big Heart Awards

Big Heart Awards

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The Desert Hot Springs Rotary Presents the Big Heart Awards! The Big Heart Awards is to honor individuals and local business for doing good in our community. Rotary’s motto is “Service Above Self.” We aim to encourage our community to get involved and be proactive for positive change. All proceeds to benefit our College Scholarship […]

Welcome High Roads Consulting!

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Last month the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce came to Desert Hot Springs to celebrate the grand opening of High Road Consulting, a firm that helps cultivation facilities prepare their projects from planning their blueprints, to working with city, county and state governments to management once they open.

Remembering Supervisor John J. Benoit

Remembering John J. Benoit

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I am very saddened by the loss of our Riverside County supervisor and my good friend, John J. Benoit. John had a life committed to service.  He started his law enforcement career that spanned 31 years including two with the Corona Police Department and twenty-nine with the California Highway Patrol. He was elected and served […]

Holiday Parade Yvonne Parks City Council Photo by Brittany Duffle

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

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I had a great time at the Desert Hot Springs Holiday Parade earlier this month.  Good job to the Desert Hot Springs Rotary Club for making it happen. It was an honor to have 2016 bronze-medalist, olympian Sarah Robles, as our grand marshall.  She grew up right here in Desert Hot Springs. Desert Hot Springs, […]

Small Business Saturday Desert Hot Springs Yvonne Parks

Small Business Saturday

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Small Business Saturday in 2016 was November 26th. Did you support one of our small businesses in Desert Hot Springs? From Glossy to Zapopan, we have had several small businesses in Desert Hot Springs become a part of our community. Have you seen Mayor Scott Matas‘ new “Business of the Month” video series he started […]

DiveristyDHS

DiversityDHS

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This month, I attended the DiversityDHS picnic at Cabot’s Pueblo… they are doing great things for all of our community! Their next big project is bringing a LBGT festival to Desert Hot Springs. For more details and to learn how you can help, please contact Sam Messler.