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LIFE IS GOOD IN BERMUDA DUNES...
THE BLOGFOLKS CONTACT INFORMATION

Email us: Theblogfolks@bdcommun.com
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Cakes say:

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help
feed animals'

BE A GOOD
FRIEND TO AN
ANIMAL IN NEED!
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AG TRAIL WEBSITE
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HERE

BDSA Meeting
Adm Bldg
4:00 PM
3rd Thursday of
every month

BDSA
Responsibilities:

Bermuda Dunes Security
Association (BDSA) is
responsible for streets
(potholes, cracks, street
drainage and dry wells),
Security entry/exit, patrol
vehicles, cable TV
agreement, fee collection
& payment, gates & gate
lights, medians, walls,
guardhouses and all
street/gate signage.

BDSA is managed by
Desert Resort Mgmt
Please click
HERE
if you are having problems
and need to contact
Desert Resort Mgmt
for any BDSA
related issues. Forms
without a valid name, email
or phone number will not
receive a response.
Responses can take up to
one day.

The Admin Office is open
Monday thru Friday for
questions and concerns.
Admin staff can also assist
with access to the
Resident Login System
and stickers for gate
access.

Admin hours are as
follows:

Monday 10-6
Tuesday10-6
Wednesday Closed
Thursday10-6  
Friday10-6
aturday Closed         
Sunday Closed

If this is urgent, please
contact Security at:

Telephone Numbers:

Main Gate: 760-360-1322
Glass Gate: 760-772-3137
Admin Building:
760-772-3140
Desert Resort Mgmt

BDCA MEETS
EVERY 2ND
TUESDAY,
EXCEPT AUGUS
T

Adm Bldg
4:30 PM
Bermuda Dunes
Home Owner's
Association

Here is what
BDCA is
responsible for:

Bermuda Dunes
Community Association
(BDCA) is responsible for
most problems relating to
property owner's home
and lot, dogs,
landscaping, pool
draining, trash cans,
fountains and landscaping
at the main gate.

The Architectural
Committee reports to the
Community Board.

Dues are $120 per year
and are payable in
January in lump sum.

Monarch is the BDCA
management company.


You may call Monarch
Management direct at
760-776-5100
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    Click HERE  for Crime in Bermuda Dunes






    Click  HERE for Bermuda Dunes Crime Spot
Contact:
Donna Hubenthal
for  information

760 772 9053
Paw Patrol
Information can
be found on
The Pet Place

NEWS FROM FRIENDS AROUND OUR COMMUNITY
Stagecoach






April 24 - 26, 2015
Coachella Valley Stagecoach Country Festival is a three-day annual event featuring a mix of artists from
the genres of mainstream country, bluegrass, folk, roots rock and alt-country performing in three distinct
performance areas. Alongside the wide variety of musical option concert-goers will experience a weekend
of fun for the entire family.

Location:    Empire Polo Club 81-800 Avenue 51, Indio, CA 92201
Saturday, April 11, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Riviera Hotel Grand Ballroom






The Artists Council presents this annual major fundraiser for the Education Department of
Palm Springs Art Museum. Celebrities as well as Artists Council members and other artists
create artwork on 5 by 7 inch canvases for this popular and intriguing, one night event that
draws more than 1,400 art lovers from all over Southern California.  

The purchaser selects works to buy, and only after purchase do they learn the name of the
artist, as the artworks are signed only on the back of the canvas.  Past surprise contributors
incluce Ed Ruscha, Tony Bennett, Barry Manilow,










                        k.d. lang, among others.

This exciting and unique event is being held in the Grand Ballroom of the historic Riviera
Palm Springs Hotel, at 1600 North Indian Canyon Drive. Parking for the Grand Ballroom is
best accessed from Vista Chino where there will be valet parking, as well as valet parking at
the main entrance on Indian Canyon.

Come join us for a fun evening of purchasing art. Don't forget to preview the sale by clicking  
HERE
Hi, This is Vicki Statler on Ryan Way.......I am looking for a good, reliable roofer.  Can you
recommend anyone?

Thank you so much

Vicki Statler
970 640-4600

Hi Vicki:

You are my neighbor. So happy to make your acquaintance!

We do list a couple on our vendor list that you can try - and we will ask our readers if
they have someone they could add to our list.

Mrs. B.
SAVE THE DATES
Hi
Anyone who wants an “extra” Triangle trophy I have one. My cus didn’t want to lug his home!
I also have a workmate collapsible work table for free
thanks

Best,
Captain Paul E. Lobo
78820 Starlight Lane
Bermuda Dunes, Ca. 92203
760-200-9052 Cell 415-939-0223
EVERYONE IN OUR COMMUNITY IS INVITED TO THIS EVENT!!
I was in Palm Springs last week and have you seen the medians they have done on Tahquitz
Canyon right off of the main street there?  It is beautiful and no maintenance.  It might be
something for us to consider on AVE 42 coming off Washington.  As a realtor, I can tell you, that is
not attractive when showing homes.

Just thought I would share that with you.

Marcanne Green



Hi Marcanne:

You are not  telling me something that I don't already know. My biggest effort as your
Councilwoman for Bermuda Dunes has been to try to get that issue back in the works. So
far, nadda! No money!

I have not seen the medians on Tahquitz Canyon, but I will make an effort to check it out.

We are now in the process of trying to get the Overlay Program back on the front burner.
We need to get everyone involved. This Overlay process gives everyone an opportunity to
be heard.

Hopefully, people will attend our next Council meeting.

Mrs. B
Canines and Cocktails at Indian Springs Golf

Bring your doggies to our Canines and Cocktails at Indian Springs Golf Club. Fun Times for
all!!


Hi Mrs. B

I just saw this and thought it would be fun to do this at the Bermuda Dunes Country Club.

Do you think it would possible?

Sharon


Hi Sharon:

Anything is possible! I have sent this to the Club Manager and have not heard back
from him. As soon as I hear something, I will get back with you.

Our Paw Patrol would attend, I am sure.
Mrs. B.

I WANT TO SAY THANK YOU ALL WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR PUTTING OUT
THE  BLOG FOLKS. I WAS MY MOTHER'S CAREGIVER FOR EIGHT AND A HALF
YEARS. NOW THAT SHE HAS GONE I AM REALLY LOST. BUT THANKS TO YOU ALL
PUTTING OUT THE BLOG FOLKS YOU HAVE HELPED ME GET THROUGH SOME
REALLY ROUGH TIMES.

                                                      A BIG THANK YOU, FROM
                                                              BOB PALMER   

Hi Bob:

So nice to hear from you. Our desire is to bring current news, events and some
fun into people's lives. We are so happy that you and your Mother enjoyed our
Blog.

Mrs. Blogfolks


  
Our thanks to Barbara for sharing this information with us!


Unbelievable Facts about the Human Body

The human body is, without a doubt, the most incredible and complex "machine" on the face of the
planet, maybe the universe. In an age where mankind sends people into space and keeps coming up
with more and more great inventions, the human body is still full of undiscovered mysteries. To help
you understand just how amazing you are, here are some facts that left me with a great sense of
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"Success has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself.  It's what you do
for others."

DannyThomas
CVWD NEWS RELEASE - March 20, 2015
Coachella Valley Water District sent this bulletin at 03/20/2015 07:59 PM PDT
You're receiving this email because you subscribed to news releases on www.cvwd.org.
Coachella Valley Water District
News Releases
March 20, 2015

Water rights lawsuit will go to trial

A federal judge ruled today that a lawsuit by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians against the
Coachella Valley Water District (CVWD) and Desert Water Agency (DWA) will go to trial to determine
if the Tribe has a reserved right to groundwater.

The court ruled that the Tribe does not have an aboriginal right to the groundwater in the Coachella
Valley, but left for a trial to determine whether the Tribe has reserved rights, in the valley’s
groundwater basin, and how that right may be quantified.

“We are disappointed that we didn’t win on both issues,” said CVWD President John Powell Jr. “We
will continue to argue that the water beneath the Coachella Valley belongs to everyone, including the
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, not just special interests such as the Tribe.”

CVWD was founded in 1918 and is the largest water agency in the Coachella Valley. Nearly 100
wells, 60 reservoirs and almost 2,000 miles of pipeline are needed to deliver in excess of 100,000
acre-feet to a population of more than 300,000 residents and several thousand commercial
customers. In addition, CVWD and DWA cooperate in the operation and maintenance of three
groundwater replenishment facilities, and utilize imported Colorado River water to reduce overdraft of
the aquifer.

CVWD has not allowed the litigation, which was filed in 2013, to interfere with its role as manager of
the region’s groundwater, and there have not been and will not be any interruptions in the delivery of
water and related services to its customers.

Additional information about the lawsuit is available at http://www.cvwd.org/news/lawsuit.php.

CVWD is a public agency governed by a five-member board of directors. The district provides
domestic and irrigation water, agricultural drainage, wastewater treatment and reclamation services,
regional storm water protection, groundwater management and water conservation. It serves
approximately 108,000 residential and business customers across 1,000 square miles, located
primarily in Riverside County, but also in portions of Imperial and San Diego counties.

News Release Contacts
Heather Engel, hengel@cvwd.org, Ext. 2353
Diane Carmony, dcarmony@cvwd.org, Ext. 2315
        CVWD News Releases
www.cvwd.org/news/news.php

CVWD Standard
March 20, 2015

Chromium-6 Update













Thank you for your interest in Coachella Valley Water District and our work to comply with California’s
new chromium-6 standard.

SB 385 – Support a fair and reasonable path forward

Senator Ben Hueso (D- San Diego) introduced a bill to allow water agencies a variance in complying
with the new chromium-6 standard, giving districts time to build the facilities needed to comply.

SB 385 does not change or weaken the new standard, nor does it delay its implementation. It gives
public water systems up to five years to comply without being deemed in violation. The bill requires a
compliance plan that must be approved by the State Water Resources Control Board.

The compliance period allowed by SB 385 would help CVWD keep costs as low as possible by helping
to avoid the added costs of ongoing violation notifications, higher financing rates, and potential State
fines.

CVWD supports SB 385. If you’re interested in voicing your support of SB 385 – To download our
template support letter that you can send to your California State Senator and Assemblymember, click
here.

Working to comply

In February, our board of directors voted to move forward with designs for Phase I of our compliance
plan. The team is already working on the design for 17 well sites using ion exchange treatment. The
treatment uses a resin to remove the chromium-6. The plan includes a centralized resin regeneration
facility that will be used to clean and reuse most of the resin and help keep costs as low as possible.

Later this month the board is expected to determine how the remaining 14 well sites will be treated.
Complying with this new regulation will likely cost our customers about $30-$50 per month. CVWD is
seeking grant funding and looking for ways to keep costs as low as possible.

To learn more about the options that are being considered, click here.

To get more information on SB 385, click here to download the fact sheet.

Have you shared your input with us? We’re looking to our customers to share their thoughts and
opinions about how the district should work to comply with California’s new standard. Click here to fill
out an online comment card.

Coachella Valley Water District
Thursday and Saturday Morning Hikes

April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, & 30, 2015      9:00AM to 11:30AM

Randall Henderson trail is an easy to moderate, 2.5-3 mile loop. Elevation gain approximately 300
feet. See desert tortoise habitat and other wildlife, cactus garden and possible wildflowers,
depending on rainfall. Great views of Coachella Valley and surrounding mountains. Art Smith trail is
moderate to strenuous, 3 to 4 miles round trip. Elevation gain approximately 500 feet. Possible
bighorn sheep and other wildlife, wildflowers depending on rainfall, excellent views of Coachella
Valley and surrounding mountains.

Registration begins at 8:45. Bring snacks and 2 liters of water

per person. Wear closed-toed shoes, hat, and sunscreen. Minors must be accompanied by parent
or guardian.

Location: Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center, 51500 Highway
74, Palm Desert, CA.
NOTE FROM MRS. BLOGFOLKS

I would like to hear from you regarding the Water rights lawsuit
that is scheduled to go to
trial. The article is down the Blog a few paragraphs.

I have my opinion and am willing to share it with you. However, I would like to hear from
someone else first.

Let's get the ball rolling!