By Noe Gutierrez With Coachella and Stagecoach 2016 now over, the desert has little time to go into music detox.  Grammy award winning artist and actor, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges will be performing at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Saturday, May... Read more →


Cleer: Poised For Greatness

By Patte Purcell What do Cleer, Prince, Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross and Barbara Streisand have in common? They all have the same vocal coach, Seth Riggs. Who mentored Cleer on recording? None other than Dave Knight who also happens to... Read more →


Donald Spencer

By Rebecca Pikus Painter Donald Spencer was born into an artistically gifted family, who were also master tradesmen and excellent athletes.  Spencer is yet another great artist who has ultimately found his way to the Palm Springs art scene via... Read more →


Bacchus, A Miracle Rehoming

By Janet McAfee Sometimes dogs, like people, become better and happier in a new environment.  Sometimes dogs, like people, take on the attitude of the humans they live with. Bacchus’ life story did not start out well.  He was born... Read more →



By Robin Simmons As summer looms, warmer weather teases us with the welcome excuses to enjoy a fun movie in a cool theater. Regular readers know how much I loved director John Favreau’s thrilling, nearly transcendent and fully immersive (in... Read more →

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Impossible Love

By Heidi Simmons —– “Girl in the Moonlight” by Charles Dubow Fiction —– If you have ever been in love – head over heels in love – you are lucky.  Maybe even blessed to feel something so powerful, strange and... Read more →


Self-Driving Cars

By Haddon Libby Back in 1939 at the New York World’s Fair, there was an exhibit called Futurama.  This exhibit showed a future where cars were controlled remotely. Hollywood further imagined autonomous cars with the Herbie the Love Bug, the... Read more →



Week of May 5 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): “Silence is not silence, but a limit of hearing,” writes Jane Hirshfield in her poem “Everything Has Two Endings.” This observation is apropos for you right now.... Read more →

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Supplements and Vitamins

By Dr. Peter Kadile A review of supplements and vitamins that I commonly use in my practice. Consult with your physician if you are currently taking any prescription medication before trying any over the counter supplements. Dear Dr. Kadile, what... Read more →

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By Bronwyn Ison Are you living courageously?  While you may think you are doing so, perhaps not?  Living with courage translates into coming face-to-face with your fears.  Facing our fears is daunting.  We may have to work through what we... Read more →