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FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | October 22, 2014 at 6:40 pm | No comments

Week of October 23 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): The driest place on the planet is the Atacama Desert in northern Chile. It gets about a half-inch of rain per year. And yet in 2011, archaeologists discovered that it's also home to a site containing...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology

UNIQUE

UNIQUE

By | October 22, 2014 at 6:35 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Your fingerprints differentiate you from everyone, as does your DNA. While these are obvious physical traits and characteristics, each of us is unique in other ways. Each person can attest we are likely our own worst critics. We are accomplished at discovering...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

A Reason to Do it Anyway

A Reason to Do it Anyway

By | October 22, 2014 at 6:30 pm | No comments

By Sunny Simon My friend Judith is an exceptional individual. She is one of those rare “do it anyway” people. Generous beyond measure she is the first to come to the aid of a friend, a foe or a stranger. Serving as a role model for me, her children and the community,...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach

Artritis

Artritis

By | October 22, 2014 at 6:25 pm | No comments

By Dr Peter Kadile Doc, I play a lot of guitar and my hands will hurt the next day. The pain is almost every day now, do I have arthritis? -Mark, Morongo Valley Mark, you may have osteoarthritis of the hands. Arthritis is a general term which means inflammation of the joints....

Posted in: Ask The Doctor, Columns

La Quinta Arts Foundation Premiers “Splendor in the Glass” Exhibit & Sale

La Quinta Arts Foundation Premiers “Splendor in the Glass” Exhibit & Sale

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:52 pm | No comments

New Event Culminates American Craft Week October 3-19, 2014 The laurels of the already famed La Quinta Arts Festival (which by the way recently won Coachella Valley Weekly’s Best Art Festival 2014 award) escalated to a new level in 2014 when it was awarded the premier ranking...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

Aly Michael Ferrante

Aly Michael Ferrante

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:44 pm | No comments

By Monica Morones When I first met multi-media artist Aly Michael Ferrante at a Venus Art Gallery Show in Palm Desert, I was blown away not only by her skill as an artist but her personality was enthusiastic! You could tell instantly with one look that she was an artist....

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Feature Stories

Crater Lake Chef Challenge Week 4

Crater Lake Chef Challenge Week 4

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:37 pm | No comments

Last Wednesday, Oct. 8, Chef Brandon Testi, Chef de Cuisine at blu Ember won the Crater Lake Chef Challenge. Chef Brandon started with Crater Lake Vodka Heirloom Tomato Caprese, a simple idea with a twist. Local heirloom tomatoes, balsamic caviar, CL vodka vinaigrette, tomato...

Posted in: Chef Challenge, Columns

Who Will “Protect and Serve” Desert Hot Springs?

Who Will “Protect and Serve” Desert Hot Springs?

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:30 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Most who make Desert Hot Springs home love their community. They appreciate the mountain and valley views, the clean air and water, the open desert and blue sky. Their neighbors are generous and genuine. Children play outside and people are out walking. But,...

Posted in: Columns, Community

Boys and Girls Club of America

Boys and Girls Club of America

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:27 pm | No comments

By Kira Golden There are three different branches of the Boys and Girls Club of America in our desert: The Palm Springs branch, the Coachella Valley branch—which oversees the entire east valley—and the Cathedral City branch. “It’s tough,” says Cathedral City branch...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Feature Stories

Kiwanis Division 47 Season Kick-off

Kiwanis Division 47 Season Kick-off

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:20 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil The 2014/2015 Kiwanis Club season kick-off for Division 47, went off without a hitch on Saturday, October 11th at the Deli on Miles in Indio. The meeting set the season in motion and also served as a Proclamation Ceremony for the new Kiwanis East...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Feature Stories

Junior League of Palm Springs Helps Other Desert Organizations

Junior League of Palm Springs Helps Other Desert Organizations

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:16 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil The desert has many charities that help a variety of different causes. But with the demand that these organizations have to fulfill the need of those that they help, they at times need help of their own. The Junior League of Palm Springs is there to help...

Posted in: Columns, Community

The Mesmerizing Ron Stubbs

The Mesmerizing Ron Stubbs

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:12 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil The Coachella Valley’s entertainment choices are growing at a rapid pace. And now with Ron Stubbs calling the desert home, we are entering high octane entertainment levels. With his Comedy Hypnosis Show, he will be mesmerizing us with a stunning...

Posted in: Columns, Comedy

AMFM FEST, A CELEBRATION OF ART, MUSIC, FILM AND MORE

AMFM FEST, A CELEBRATION OF ART, MUSIC, FILM AND MORE

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:09 pm | No comments

RETURNS TO CATHEDRAL CITY NOV. 13-16 By Rich Henrich The second annual AMFM Fest presented by Film 4 Change, the City of Cathedral City and UltraStar Mary Pickford Theater makes its return to Cathedral City town square once again with art, music, film and more. This year’s...

Posted in: AMFM Fest, Columns

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition Fall Edition Week 3 Winners

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition Fall Edition Week 3 Winners

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:07 pm | No comments

Week 3 of the Fall/Winter edition of the Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition brought a great time for the musicians and audience members. There were giveaways galore... 10 Wet n Wild Palm Springs tickets were handed out, plus movie tickets, and new movie release t-shits, books,...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

Local Musicians Make the Big Time: Ozzmania LIVE on AXS TV!

Local Musicians Make the Big Time: Ozzmania LIVE on AXS TV!

By | October 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm | No comments

October 28 @ The Whiskey A Go Go, Hollywood. SUPER FAN VIP PRIZE CONTEST by Lisa Morgan Schmidy's Tavern was as prepared as they could be for the event that would be OZZMANIA. It was a packed house, and not a single fan was disappointed. Vince Pacelli on bass, from the band...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

Elektric Lucie, Dali’s Llama, The Brosquitos & Moon Baby

Elektric Lucie, Dali’s Llama, The Brosquitos & Moon Baby

By | October 15, 2014 at 9:53 pm | No comments

FULL NIGHT of LIVE MUSIC @ Schmidy's Tavern! Friday, October 17th Starting @ 6 PM By Lisa Morgan Schmidy's Tavern has cemented itself as one of the few places to go to hear new, original, live music every week. Having just hosted the hugely successful, 2 day, Concert for...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

Lee Gallagher and The Hallelujah

Lee Gallagher and The Hallelujah

By | October 15, 2014 at 9:46 pm | No comments

 @ Bar, Palm Springs, Friday, October 17th by Lisa Morgan Lee Gallagher and his band The Hallelujah provide a "teaser" on their website for their debut album, due out January 2015. It is one minute and 30 seconds long, and it is aggravating as hell. It is way too short,...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

NICK OLIVERI’S UNCONTROLLABLE “Leave Me Alone” (Schintzel Records)

NICK OLIVERI’S UNCONTROLLABLE “Leave Me Alone” (Schintzel Records)

By | October 15, 2014 at 9:42 pm | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Nick Oliveri, the enfant terrible of Desert Rock is back. Anyone familiar with his music knows his impressive resume, but still it bears repeating. Starting more than 25 years ago, Nick’s nascent efforts in Sons Of Kyuss and Katzenjammer led toplaying...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This

Missy & Sherylle

Missy & Sherylle

By | October 15, 2014 at 9:17 pm | No comments

By Janet McAfee Missy, a sweet little terrier, was the first of hundreds of rescue dogs I have adopted into homes during the past five years. This first adoption was the quickest and easiest. On June 11, 2009, I headed towards the city of Rialto for the 50th anniversary...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place

Bellatrix Wine Dinner Features Seven Hills Winery

Bellatrix Wine Dinner Features Seven Hills Winery

By | October 15, 2014 at 9:11 pm | No comments

By Rick Riozza The last time we wrote about Bellatrix Restaurant’s wine events, the season was winding down. Now it’s winding back up so I thought I’d alert all you foodies and vino lovers. Almost everyone in the valley has seen the large stand-alone...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

Clementine Gourmet Marketplace and Cafe

Clementine Gourmet Marketplace and Cafe

By | October 15, 2014 at 9:07 pm | No comments

By Raymond Bill Inspired by my most recent dining experience, I decided to see what culinary competition exists in this valley for fine French cuisine. My inquiry led me to Clementine Gourmet Marketplace and Café where I discovered that they are now open for dinner, serving...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, The Pampered Palate

A MODERN HITCHCOCK

A MODERN HITCHCOCK

By | October 15, 2014 at 9:00 pm | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons TWO FACES OF JANUARY Writer Hossein Amini (DRIVE) makes his directing debut with this slick, atmospheric, romantic thriller set in the sun drenched Mediterranean locales of Athens, Crete and Istanbul circa 1962. Patricia Highsmith's novel of intrigue is...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners

How the Middle East’s Past Shaped the Future

How the Middle East’s Past Shaped the Future

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:55 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- Lawrence in Arabia By Scott Anderson Non Fiction ----- How did the world find itself in such a quagmire in the Middle East? The problems there today seem to be overwhelming and unsolvable. With no specific plan to battle ISIS, there is little...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns

The Legend of the Lady in Red

The Legend of the Lady in Red

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:45 pm | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil With Halloween just a couple of weeks away, I thought it appropriate to throw in a local haunted tale of Palm Springs. There are many to tell. However the validity of the stories are always left to the reader and will most likely be debated by who...

Posted in: Columns, The Palm Springs Local

Coachella Valley Radio Ratings

Coachella Valley Radio Ratings

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:40 pm | No comments

By Haddon Libby Which radio station is the most popular in the Coachella Valley? Nielsen Audio is currently in the middle of its fall survey of the Palm Springs radio market. Each spring and fall, they contact about 100 people a week over twelve weeks and have those people...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby

DOCTOR, YOU AMPUTATED THE WRONG LEG!

DOCTOR, YOU AMPUTATED THE WRONG LEG!

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:35 pm | No comments

By Dale Gribow It has unexpectedly happened to tens of thousands of Californians! No one thinks they or a loved one, will be killed, maimed or disfigured by medical negligence. However accidents happen, whether it is by a doctor, lawyer, or pool boy putting too much chlorine...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law

Get in the Groove and Shake It California!

Get in the Groove and Shake It California!

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:30 pm | No comments

Are you ready to Shake it Out?  The 2014 Great California Shakeout Drill is scheduled for 10:16 a.m. on Oct. 16th.  “Anyone in California can Shake It, from a single individual at home, to schools or the office says Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna. The main goal of the Shakeout is...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips

ShareKitchen Welcomes A Place of Healing Where Love Is A Way Of Life

ShareKitchen Welcomes A Place of Healing Where Love Is A Way Of Life

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:25 pm | No comments

ShareKitchen’s newest Client Members Amiee Wyant and Dr. Michael Solomon are Co-Creators of A Place of Healing Where Love Is A Way Of Life. Their company was born and created from a place of love, and a natural passion & desire to help others. Amiee and Michael began...

Posted in: Columns, ShareKitchen

Campaign to Sell License Plate Promoting Salton Sea Officially Kicks Off

Campaign to Sell License Plate Promoting Salton Sea Officially Kicks Off

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:20 pm | No comments

Tuesday, Oct. 14 marked the official kick off of a campaign to pre-sell 7,500 Salton Sea Specialty License Plates with the unveiling of SaltonSeaPlate.com. The new website will initially take pledges from motorists willing to purchase the plate and will then serve as the portal...

Posted in: Columns, Community

How ‘Bout Dem Cowboys: The Biggest Reason Why Successful Teams Are Winning

How ‘Bout Dem Cowboys: The Biggest Reason Why Successful Teams Are Winning

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:15 pm | No comments

By Julie Buehler I know the Royals are lighting up baseball and the San Francisco Giants are looking to do that whole “Every 2 Years” run at a World Series and while I’m a blossoming NHL fan, watching games as much as I can this early season, something has me entirely...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

Is Dallas the Best Team in the League?

Is Dallas the Best Team in the League?

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:10 pm | No comments

By Flint Wheeler All season, we’ve been waiting for the real Cowboys to show up — as in the mistake-prone squad with the NFL’s worst defense that many expected them to be. But in Sunday’s victory at Seattle — where only one other opponent had won in the past...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

Hi-Desert Medical Center First in Region to Offer 3D Digital Mammography

Hi-Desert Medical Center First in Region to Offer 3D Digital Mammography

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:05 pm | No comments

Breakthrough Technology Produces three-dimensional Breast Tissue Views Delivering Superior Screening and Diagnostic Results Hi-Desert Medical Center (HDMC) is the first hospital in the region to offer 3D Digital Mammography, an extraordinary breakthrough in cancer screening and...

Posted in: Columns, Health & Fitness

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | October 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm | No comments

Week of October 16 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): New York City's Diamond District is home to over 2,000 businesses that buy and sell jewelry. Throughout the years, many people have lost bits of treasure here. Valuable bits of gold and gems have...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology

WHAT YOU DO MATTERS

WHAT YOU DO MATTERS

By | October 15, 2014 at 7:55 pm | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison My daughters are 7 and 10-years-old. We were having a conversation the other day about how all action taken in life is of consequence. My youngest daughter replied, “I can’t change the world.” As a parent I gathered myself and wondered, “I have not...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

Career Lessons Learned in a Free Fall

Career Lessons Learned in a Free Fall

By | October 15, 2014 at 7:50 pm | No comments

By Sunny Simon Over a decade ago I left a successful corporate career in search of my next adventure. Exiting the comfort of my cozy perch on the career ladder was risky business. I was at the executive level of my chosen profession. No easy task, my career assent was built...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach