The city is no closer to resolving the medical marijuana dispensary problem than it was at the beginning of the year. At the meeting of Tuesday May 19th the council once again put this matter on the agenda …then did nothing.
Commercial developer Suresh Shah is suing the city of Desert Hot Springs for $1.8 million regarding the Mission Lakes Marketplace shopping center. City officials made a deal with the developer then city officials changed their minds the next month and broke their promise.
We rented a vacation home in Belmont Shore for some rest and relaxation. The cute little bungalow just a block from the beach seemed perfect. Instead we discovered squatters occupying the home. Worse, one of the squatters was a sex offender. The Long Beach Police have not been helpful. Continue Reading
A Superior Court judge ordered fraudulent contractor cheat Pete Chryss to repay Desert Hot Springs for illegal profits of more than $30,000. The question is will the money be paid by the unlicensed contractor or by former city councilman Karl Baker? Continue Reading
Political expert Richard Oberhaus is the secret medical marijuana dispensary applicant who attempted influencing a planning commissioner. Oberhaus’ dispensary is far from residents and next to the Interstate 10 freeway and top scoring among 18 applicants for just 3 licenses. Continue Reading
It is not that there is an insufficient amount of people working for the city and it is not a situation where they are not paid enough. The law was violated. This is a situation where the city needs to replace incompetence with people who can add up to five. Continue Reading
After a couple years of legal maneuvering delays Pete Chryss finally pleads guilty to cheating people as well as the two local cities of Desert Hot Springs and Indio. Sentencing is scheduled for Jan 21 and victims are encouraged to appear in court to speak and solicit restitution. Continue Reading