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LGBT center in Palm Springs names new CEO/Executive Director

LGBT center in Palm Springs names new CEO/Executive Director
Rob Wheeler has been appointed Executive Director and CEO of The LGBTQ Community Center of The Desert (“The Center”) following a nationwide search led by Kevin Chase Executive Search Group. Wheeler succeeds previous CEO Mike Thompson and Interim Executive Director Mary Sue Allen, who will resume her role as Co-chair of the Board of Directors.
 

LGBT Center in Palm Springs on its re-opening date

As the news of ambitious re-opening plans are being laid across the state of California, we are doing our best to follow guidelines and refine our path towards re-opening The Center at the McDonald/Wright building in Palm Springs. Oh, how we miss you all!

Tony Hoang to serve as next executive director of Equality California

Tony Hoang to serve as next executive director of Equality California

First, I want to thank you. I’m honored and humbled to be named Executive Director-designate of Equality California. I can’t wait to work with each of you as we continue the fight for full, lived LGBTQ+ equality.

Los Angeles LGBT Center selects new Chief Executive Officer

Los Angeles LGBT Center selects new Chief Executive Officer

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Board of Directors announced Joe Hollendoner, CEO of San Francisco AIDS Foundation, will become the Center’s next leader. Hollendoner will assume the role of executive director on July 6 and work with Center CEO Lorri L. Jean prior to succeeding her as CEO upon Jean’s retirement in July 2022.

LA-based dance music executive Orlando Puerta passes away at 55

Longtime music executive and events promoter Orlando Puerta passed away Saturday morning at 3:40 AM after a short but severe battle with upper respiratory infection. His friends and family are awaiting further details and the results of a COVID-19 test performed prior to his passing. He was 55 years old. 

Officers Disperse Birthday Party Crowd Amid COVID-19 Pandemic In Los Angeles

Officers Disperse Birthday Party Crowd Amid COVID-19 Pandemic In Los Angeles

03.28.2020 | 6:00 PM | LOS ANGELES - A birthday party for a little girl was dispersed by police amid the state's 'stay at home' order enacted to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, Saturday evening.

Officers responded to reports of a gathering involving 30 to 40 people at a home in the 5500 block of 4th Avenue in the Hyde Park area around 6:00 PM.