• NBCares: Read Across America Day

    In 1997, the National Education Association created “Read Across America” day as an initiative on reading for elementary school children. It’s observed across the country on March 2, which is the famed children’s author Dr. Seuss’s birthday. And here in the Coachella Valley it’s a very important day for the volunteer readers who are part […]

  • NBCares: Rancho Mirage Writers Festival

    Who doesn’t love to get lost in a good book? And who doesn’t love a good book discussion, especially with the author?! That was founders, Jamie Kabler and Helene Galen’s inspiration for the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival, which just finished up last month. Once again it was a sold out, very successful event, but this […]

  • Former NBC staffer accuses Matt Lauer of rape in Ronan Farrow’s new book

    When NBC News fired Matt Lauer two years ago, the network said an employee accused him of “inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace.” Now that employee, Brooke Nevils, is speaking publicly for the first time, and alleging that Lauer raped her in 2014. The disturbing account is detailed in “Catch & Kill,” a book by Ronan Farrow that […]

  • Michelle Obama’s book is set to become the best-selling memoir in history

    Michelle Obama’s memoir ‘Becoming’ could become the biggest-selling autobiography ever, its German publisher said, expressing optimism that husband Barack’s forthcoming account of his two terms as U.S. president will also be a hit. The former first lady’s recollections, for which she received a reported advance of more than $60 million from Bertelsmann’s Penguin Random House […]

  • NBCares: Rancho Mirage Writers Festival

    we all know how powerful the written word is. Did you know there are more libraries in America than there are McDonalds? We love to read and it’s that very passion that fuels the popular Rancho Mirage Writers Festival. Now in its sixth year and once again, it’s sold out, which means many wonderful community […]

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