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Cannabis Commerce in the CV

By Heidi Simmons The Coachella Valley is expanding its horizons. Already a premiere destination and global hot spot, the CV can now include the cannabis industry...

GROWING LIKE A WEED: Coachella Valley Economic Partnership Weighs In On...

By Heidi Simmons The marijuana industry is taking root here in the Coachella Valley. Cannabis businesses are popping up in four valley cities creating jobs,...

THE CANNABIS COMMUNITY: CV’s Nine City Summaries

By Heidi Simmons As one of the first areas in the country to embrace a cannabis industry that allows the selling, growing and manufacturing of...

GROWERS AND DISPENSARIES CONTEMPLATE THE INDUSTRY CHANGES FOR MARIJUANA UNDER PROP...

By Rich Henrich According to The Origins of Cannabis Prohibition in California by Dale H. Gieringer, California led the states as a national leader in...

Krystofer Do: EP Release Party

By Morgan James With the energy and drive of a shining star in the making, plus the incredibly engaging talent to support it, Krystofer Do...

AVSU: Providing Excellent Customer Service

By Avery Wood Behind the scenes of some of the Coachella Valley’s most interesting and important events is a local company that provides audiovisual support,...

The Return of Slo Burn

By Jason Hall It was 1996. The generator parties were dying down and Kyuss had just broken up. This wasn't going to stop John Garcia....

Long Train Runnin’: Our enduring love for the Doobie Brothers

By Tricia Witkower The Doobie Brothers are coming upon fifty years of making music and touring. Throughout that time, their popularity hasn’t waned with the...

The Art of Cool: A 420 Event

By Patte Purcell An end of summer soiree entitled 'The Art of Cool' will be held on Monday Aug. 28 from 4:20 to 7:30 at...

FERNANDO PERDOMO “The Golden Hour” (Forward Motion Records)

By Eleni P. Austin If it were possible for Harry Nilsson, Todd Rundgren and Electric Light Orchestra maestro Jeff Lynne to have a musical love...

Christine Lamb – Roars Like a Lion

By Angela Romeo Christine Lamb, who is she and should you care? Christine is an artist who brings a delicate beauty to life. Her work...

CANABIS OIL – A MIRACLE TREATMENT FOR SAPA?

By Janet McAfee Our eyes locked when I spotted this lovely large black dog in the shelter kennel. Her gaze had a magical, knowing quality....

Weed at the Wine Bar

By Rick Riozza Although one can say that marijuana infused wine is one of the latest trends in the vino world, we know that the...

Tasty Affordability at The Lunch Box

By Denise Ortuno-Neil Fabulously tasty sandwiches and salads are at the core of The Lunch Box in Palm Desert. All offered at reasonable prices. In a...

MARIJUANA MOVIES

By Robin E. Simmons There are two kinds of weed movies. Those that are better experienced when high and those that are about the comic...

Weed Reads

Book Review by Heidi Simmons The good people of the State of California voted to end the prohibition of marijuana and legalize cannabis for adult...

Solar Eclipse Safety

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna Millions of Americans will watch the Aug. 21 solar eclipse and have already purchased (or will) eclipse glasses or handheld...

A Parallel in History: Prohibition

By Haddon Libby Our national debate over the legalization of marijuana bears a striking resemblance to something that happened nearly a century ago. Back on January...

YOU CANNOT GET A MJ LICENSE! (THE ABC’S OF MJ)

WHAT? YOU THOUGHT IT WAS LEGALIZED AND YOU COULD GET A LICENSE OR PERMIT TO SMOKE! It is not that you cannot smoke, but it...

Mary Jane and the Brain

By Heidi Simmons Recreational marijuana or technically, adult consumption, is legal. At some point next year, cannabis will be available to purchase over the counter,...

Finding Help for Medical Marijuana

By Ruth Hill R.N. You hopefully have read my articles on medical cannabis in the past several months. Now I would like to tell you...

Medical World of Marijuana

By Dr. Peter Kadile Prop 64 was passed in California last November, legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. Medicinal marijuana use has been legal in...

The World is on Fire Legalizing Medical Cannabis

By Ruth Hill R.N. The Americans for Safe Assess (ASA.org) held its fifth conference in April 2017 and shared how the world is on fire...

Bryce Harper injury has huge impact on NL MVP odds

By Flint Wheeler You can tell voters place the most emphasis on WAR with the average rank in the league for the eventual winner at...

Patient Safety and Physician Education: There are lots of groups looking...

By Dr Maria Lomabardo When you go into your Cosmetic Surgeon’s office there are usually several certificates framed and hanging on the walls. Most of...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Week of August 17 © Copyright 2017 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "To disobey in order to take action is the byword of all creative...

CLEVER NUTRIONAL BOOSTS

By Bronwyn Ison Do you care to maintain great health but often struggle with clever ideas on how to add extra healthy boosts to your...

Sex, Dating & Intimacy Coach

By Laura Anne Rowell Q: When is the right time to tell someone you're are dating about a STD? A: There is no real “right time”...

The Perfect Time to Journal

by Sunny Simon Whenever Amanda walks in my office the first thing she does is pull out her constant companion, her journal, and bring me...

Zombies Invade Comic Con Palm Springs 2017

By Avery Wood One of the many events occurring at this month’s Comic Con Palm Springs is the Zombie/Saber Walk, put on by AZ Corpse...

Warp Speed Ahead to Cinema Bizarro at Hard Rock Hotel

By Tricia Witkower Greetings, Earthlings! If you’re looking for the best movie night this planet has to offer, look no further than Cinema Bizarro, Hard...

Brian Maloney and Eric Edgar’s 50th Birthday Bash at Pappy &...

Featuring: Yawning Man, Fatso Jetson, Decon, The Hellions, Dali’s Llama By Jason Hall This Saturday, August 12, Pappy & Harriet's will be hosting an incredible birthday...

Decon Reunites after 2 Decades

By Jason Hall Coachella Valley Weekly: Can you tell me about the formation of Decon? Brian Maloney: “I forgot what year it was… ’94 I think....

Joshua Tree Improv & Stand-Up presents “I HEART MYSELF” Improv Stand...

  Sunday August 20, 2017, 1-4pm at RAINBOW STEW, 55509 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley Laugh and have fun with us! TAMI WOOD will teach life skills through...

Goldy McJohn, Locals and Legends Tribute and Benefit Concert

September 1st, 6 pm – 10 pm at Big Rock Pub By Lisa Morgan We were deeply saddened to announce the passing of Goldy McJohn, Founding...

Desert Pirates – Storming The Coachella Valley With Original Hip Hop

By Esther Sanchez Having just dropped their new EP, Setting Sail, this past April, these Coachella Valley Music Award nominees are starting to book shows...

Backstage Jazz, Ronnie King & John Stanley King received Pioneer Award...

BY PATTE PURCELL I'd like to take this opportunity to congratulate two brothers who have expanded the musical footprint of the desert, Ronnie King and...

TRIBESMEN PERFORM FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 at CLUB 5

By Noe Gutierrez 2017 Coachella Valley Music Award for ‘Best Instrumental Artist’ “We weren’t able to attend the awards and we were stoked when we found...

JULIANA HATFIELD “Pussycat” (American Laundromat Records)

BY ELENI P. AUSTIN The recent Presidential election was a shocking surprise to millions of Americans, (well, at least three million). Suddenly, nothing could be...

SCOTT DOTEN – Driving Art Home

By Angela Romeo I cannot deny that I have an affinity for any art project that is so far out of the box it is...

Summer Safety for Fido!

BY JANET McAFEE As the scorching Coachella Valley summer continues, we need to take extra precautions to protect our 4-legged family members. The summer heat...

An August Line of Refreshers

BY RICK RIOZZA Welcome back folks to Coachella’s writing wine bar. Our last couple of columns centered on the refreshment of gin and its stable...

ACQUA CALIFORNIA BISTRO OPENS AT THE RIVER

Acqua joins a stellar line-up of restaurants at Rancho Mirage’s premiere entertainment and dining destination BY DENISE ORTUNO NEIL The River has warmly welcomed the opening...

LICENSE TO THRILL!

BY ROBIN E. SIMMONS NOW PLAYING: ATOMIC BLONDE Is anyone more deserving than Charlize Theron to be crowned Hollywood's next action hero? Consider “Atomic Blonde” if...

Family Matters

Book Review by Heidi Simmons ----- Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner – Fiction ----- Family should always have your back. But, not so they can better stab you!...

A Back-to-School Special

When I was younger I hated all the back-to-school commercials. They were a dreaded reminder that summer was over and pretty soon, I’d be...

Article: The Flight of the Sunbirds

BY BRUCE CATHCART It has been a long, hot summer in the Coachella Valley so far this year with daytime temperatures exceeding 120 degrees in...

Back to School!

By Haddon Libby Historically, August has been a time for family vacations for many of us. Why then are so many elementary and high schools...

ATTORNEY EXPOSES MISTAKES INSURANCE CO’S WANT YOU TO MAKE MISTAKES DECREASE...

At The Scene: They do not want the victim to use their cell phone and takes picture of the cars, witnesses, parties, insurance cards, CDL,...

Bet the Dodgers To Break Mariners Record?

By Flint Wheeler The Los Angeles Dodgers find themselves standing head and shoulders above the rest of the sport in terms of both wins and...

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Long Train Runnin’: Our enduring love for the Doobie Brothers

By Tricia Witkower The Doobie Brothers are coming upon fifty years of making music and touring. Throughout that time, their popularity hasn’t waned with the...