Feature Stories


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Marc Antoine

By Slim Man I left Palm Springs on Father’s Day. When I left it was 100 degrees, and that was at 9 AM. It would go all the way up to 120. Not a bad time to get out of... Read more →

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Craig Zeigler

By Rebecca Pikus Great art is sometimes found in the most unlikely of places – and this is the case with the spectacular, dazzling sculptures of Craig Zeigler.  Zeigler’s sculptures were actually discovered in the storefront of Regal Plastics in... Read more →

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An Angel Saving Angel

By Janet McAfee The two Spaniels entered Loving All Animals’ dog rescue program on the same day, May 13, 2016.  The dramatic differences between the two animals make for an interesting juxtaposition.  At the time, we did not realize that... Read more →


Summertime Wine Tips

By Rick Riozza No one gets a heads-up on the summertime heat more than we desert dwellers. And for a lot of us who travel about, we’re always meeting and greeting people who simply can’t believe that wine actually pours... Read more →



By Morgan James Since opening in 2002, Koffi has proudly become a staple in the Coachella Valley boasting two locations in Palm Springs, one in Rancho Mirage, and one just recently introduced espresso bar inside of Miramonte in Indian Wells.... Read more →



By Robin E.Simmons NOW PLAYING: The always-popular PS International ShortFest is here and this year’s crop of 327 unique films from all over the world is outstanding. There’s truly something for everyone in this masterful collection of short stories loosely... Read more →


Summer Reading List

By Heidi Simmons Something about summer reading makes me feel relaxed.  It’s as if I’m on holiday even if I never leave home. The idea of choosing a book with an immersive story that can take you far, far away... Read more →


Heat of the Moment

By Haddon Libby On the first day of summer, temperatures in the Coachella Valley surpassed 120 degrees. Despite these scorching temperatures, two ‘rocket scientists’ decided to hike the Bump and Grind Trail.  It was so hot at the time of... Read more →


FG Creative Announces New Clients

FG Creative (FGC), Inc., a leading full-service branding, marketing, advertising, social media, website development, and public relations firm, officially announced today the addition of several new clients. Joining the award-winning agency’s roster since late 2015 and of recent are Dr.... Read more →

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I Only Have Ice For You!

Ice Cubes, Ice Cream or Ice Water is certainly what we need with this heat! It’s important to keep your cool during this dangerous hot spell were having reminds Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna. Here’s a few tips: Stay hydrated! The... Read more →



Week of June 23 © Copyright 2016  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): “The past lives on in art and memory,” writes author Margaret Drabble, “but it is not static: it shifts and changes as the present throws its shadow... Read more →


Now… It’s Hot!

By Dr. Peter Kadile My last article was about heat related illness. As I’m writing the column for this week, it’s 122 degrees outside, so I thought it would be important to again educate you about surviving in this heat.... Read more →