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Loving All Animals 6th Annual Super Pet Adoption

Loving All Animals 6th Annual Super Pet Adoption

By | November 13, 2014 at 12:00 pm | No comments

By Janet McAfee Calling all Coachella Valley animal lovers! Mark your calendars now for this weekend, November 15 and 16, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, when the most spectacular mega animal adoption event takes place at the Rancho Mirage Community Park. Last week’s Pet Place...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place

Festive Mediterranean Wine Dinner at Catalan Restaurant

Festive Mediterranean Wine Dinner at Catalan Restaurant

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:55 am | No comments

Festive Mediterranean Wine Dinner at Catalan Restaurant As most of you foodies & vino lovers already know, there’s nothing more pleasurable than to travel the Mediterranean to dine and drink at the various country locales. On the evening of November 18, 2014, exquisite...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:50 am | No comments

Week of November 13 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): We all have addictive and obsessive tendencies. They are fundamental to being human. So the challenge is not to eliminate them -- that's not possible -- but rather to harness them. If you hope to...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology

MORTON’S THE STEAKHOUSE REVEALS A MODERN MAKEOVER AT PALM DESERT LOCATION

MORTON’S THE STEAKHOUSE REVEALS A MODERN MAKEOVER AT PALM DESERT LOCATION

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:50 am | No comments

Area-residents welcome to see new remodel and try new fall menu items Morton’s The Steakhouse in Palm Desert is excited to reveal a fresh and modern new look for their restaurant space. Updated with a sleek design incorporating a modern take on the traditional Morton’s...

Posted in: Columns, The Pampered Palate

FEEDING THE BEAST

FEEDING THE BEAST

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:45 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons This week, there was a TV news report about a cameraman who filmed the hijacking of his own news van by a gunman and the subsequent, dramatic arrest of the hijacker at a gas station. It was a sensational and gripping report, but was it really “news”?...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners

A Shocking Revelation

A Shocking Revelation

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:40 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- Revival By Stephen King Fiction ----- There are big mysteries we live with everyday. Electricity is one of them. No doubt we take electrical current for granted. Hit a switch and the lights come on. Put a charger into a socket and our electronic...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns

Refresh Your Look for the Holidays

Refresh Your Look for the Holidays

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:40 am | No comments

By Dr Maria Lombardo It's that time of year we all want to look our best for the Holiday Season. Having glowing skin and an increased sense of confidence is a great gift you can give to yourself. Everyone should be doing a few basics to take care of their skin (and men, this...

Posted in: Beauty, Columns

Tis’ the Season!

Tis’ the Season!

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:35 am | No comments

BY DIANE MARLIN-DIRKX Tis the season! No, not that Merry Season, writ in fancy-schmancy script that twists your stomach into queasy knots as you wonder how you’re going to fill the stockings hung on the fireplace without burning the house down for the insurance, or...

Posted in: Columns, Don't Be Clueless in the Coachella Valley

The General Patton Memorial Museum

The General Patton Memorial Museum

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:30 am | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil During the week of Veterans Day, one way to give thanks and honor those who have served our country, is to visit the General Patton Memorial Museum in Chiriaco Summit. The museum is situated just east of Indio off the I-10 in the desert area of...

Posted in: Columns, The Palm Springs Local

Learn How to Save Energy & Money with the FREE Green Building Home Tour

Learn How to Save Energy & Money with the FREE Green Building Home Tour

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:25 am | No comments

The Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) Green for Life program is hosting a FREE self-guided tour showcasing some of the greenest buildings throughout the desert on Saturday November 15th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Participants will be able to see firsthand a wide...

Posted in: Columns, Community

CV Upgrade Program To Assist Coachella Valley Residents Affected by Devastating Flash Flood

CV Upgrade Program To Assist Coachella Valley Residents Affected by Devastating Flash Flood

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:20 am | No comments

Ygrene’s Clean Energy P.A.C.E. Program Provides Immediately Available Funding Assistance to Enable Local Residents To Recover From Storm Damage The City of La Quinta, the Coachella Valley Association of Governments (CVAG) and Ygrene Energy Fund, the Valley’s provider of...

Posted in: Columns, Community

Walk this Way…

Walk this Way…

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:15 am | No comments

Cooler weather is upon us so why not put your best foot forward by keeping yourself free from accidents says Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna.  ‘Walk this Way’ and plan walk-able routes. Map out a well-lit route with sidewalks and crosswalks and little traffic. Let someone know...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips

The Official Inflation Rate Excludes Inflation

The Official Inflation Rate Excludes Inflation

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:15 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby The Social Security Administration recently announced a 1.7% increase in payments to social security recipients for the next year. This increase is supposed to take into account the increased cost of living that has occurred over the last year. Since 2009, the...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby

A FOOL WHO DRINKS AND DRIVES IS STILL A FOOL

A FOOL WHO DRINKS AND DRIVES IS STILL A FOOL

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:10 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow Last week we discussed DUI’s and education. With the holidays around the corner I want to continue as promised with information on what happens with DMV with a DUI arrest and then next week we will talk about the court. Herein are some of the important things...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law

Help Your Career, Then Drink Some Beer

Help Your Career, Then Drink Some Beer

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:10 am | No comments

Team Riverside County can help you find the Recipe for FOOD INDUSTRY SUCCESS! When: Tuesday, November 18th from 1:30p – 5:30p with Reception from 5:30p – 7:00pm. Where: ShareKitchen 68805 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City Whether you’re curious about starting a...

Posted in: Columns, ShareKitchen

Always A Punchline, Until He Saves Your Franchise

Always A Punchline, Until He Saves Your Franchise

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:05 am | No comments

By Julie Buehler Tom Brady is married to a super model. He’s won 3 Super Bowls, amassed countless NFL records, and is arguably one of the best to ever play the game. Aaron Rodgers dates Hollywood starlets. He’s won a Super Bowl, MVPs, carries the greatest single-season...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

New York Football Giants need to come back to earth…

New York Football Giants need to come back to earth…

By | November 13, 2014 at 11:00 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler For the second time in as many seasons, the New York Giants are at 3-6 after nine games, their playoff hopes all but evaporated. As bad as the Giants have looked this year, the latest meltdown coming on Sunday when the Seattle Seahawks blew open a 17-17...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene

Boredom-The Enemy to Good Health

Boredom-The Enemy to Good Health

By | November 13, 2014 at 10:55 am | No comments

By Karen Creasey Often I have swimmers ask me what they can do to take the boredom out of a swim workout or any workout for that matter.   Exercise boredom is not exclusive to swimming. Even the most eager and dedicated fitness enthusiast gets bored with exercise. It is...

Posted in: Columns, Health & Fitness

MY ACHING BACK

MY ACHING BACK

By | November 13, 2014 at 10:45 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Typically we attribute or blame our aching body to an injury. Have you thought you may be injuring your body due to not moving or exercising enough? Lack of mobility or working a sedentary job will make you ache. Working in the fitness industry, one of the...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit

The Champ, The Dumbbells and Me

The Champ, The Dumbbells and Me

By | November 13, 2014 at 10:35 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon About three hours into the church breakfast it dawned on me. I felt great. Normally by this time my volunteer job of cooking and scrubbing pots and pans would leave me weary. Not today. I could have done the lunch and dinner service too. With a knowing smile, I...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach

Quiet Riot and Dave Grohl Take Center Screen at AMFM Fest

Quiet Riot and Dave Grohl Take Center Screen at AMFM Fest

By | November 6, 2014 at 2:29 am | No comments

By Rich Henrich "If everybody got a chance to see Rye Coalition they’d go again. If they could FIND their records they’d buy millions of them. These guys are badass & they can f#@king smoke anybody." Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters, Producer CV Weekly will present two...

Posted in: AMFM Fest, Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories

FILM 4 CHANGE Presents Social Documentaries At AMFM Fest

FILM 4 CHANGE Presents Social Documentaries At AMFM Fest

By | November 6, 2014 at 2:25 am | No comments

By Rich Henrich This year, Film 4 Change presents a series of documentaries on health and immigration. From personal choices changing one man’s life to the battle one family must face to fight for the life and rights to treat their child and an inspiring treatment for...

Posted in: AMFM Fest, Columns, Feature Stories

2nd Annual AMFM Fest Presents Ed Asner & Mark Rydell In a Stage Screen Event

2nd Annual AMFM Fest Presents Ed Asner & Mark Rydell In a Stage Screen Event

By | November 6, 2014 at 2:20 am | No comments

Thursday, November 13th and Saturday, November 15th at the Mary Pickford Theater, Cathedral City By Stephanie Bell The 2nd Annual AMFM Festival kicks off its weekend of art, film, music, and more with writer/director Brian Connor’s short film and short play starring...

Posted in: AMFM Fest, Columns, Feature Stories

Wally! Award to Be Presented at AMFM Fest

Wally! Award to Be Presented at AMFM Fest

By | November 6, 2014 at 2:15 am | No comments

By Denise Ortuno Neil The AMFM Fest (Art, Music, Film and More) will be the stage for this year’s presentation of the Wally! Award on Sunday, November 16th in Cathedral City. The award will be given to this year’s film students who won out on the Pitch Program in the...

Posted in: AMFM Fest, Columns, Feature Stories

The CV Earns a B

The CV Earns a B

By | November 6, 2014 at 2:11 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons With 770 people in attendance, the Coachella Valley Annual Economic Summit was held October 30 at the JW Marriot Desert Springs & Spa in Palm Desert. For a decade, Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) has hosted the event that gives a detailed...

Posted in: Columns, Community

Back to Having a Clue!

Back to Having a Clue!

By | November 6, 2014 at 2:06 am | No comments

BY DIANE MARLIN-DIRKX The last thing I remember before the fade-to-bliss of a slothful summer—blessedly settling around me like a soft blanket, sending my senses to quietly play in another garden--- is stretching my frame on the summer porch’s daybed, creaky springs and...

Posted in: Columns, Don't Be Clueless in the Coachella Valley

A Dream Lives On in Memory of a Father and a Vietnam Veteran

A Dream Lives On in Memory of a Father and a Vietnam Veteran

By | November 6, 2014 at 1:57 am | No comments

3rd Annual Veterans Pancake Breakfast @ Veterans Memorial Park, Coachella Saturday, November 8th, 9am- 12pm By Lisa Morgan It was almost as if Retired Marine Staff Sergeant, Trino del Toro, knew his time was coming to an end. He had been the man behind the rebuilding of the...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Feature Stories

YMCA Hoedown Downloads Dollars in a Night of Fun, Food and Games

YMCA Hoedown Downloads Dollars in a Night of Fun, Food and Games

By | November 6, 2014 at 1:55 am | No comments

By Judith Salkin The Family YMCA of the Desert’s annual Hoedown at Sundown is one of the most anticipated galas of the Coachella Valley’s social season. The event, which celebrated its 27th incarnation this year, raises funds for the Y’s youth programs that serve...

Posted in: Columns, Community

First Annual Blues for Prostate Cancer Awareness Concert

First Annual Blues for Prostate Cancer Awareness Concert

By | November 6, 2014 at 1:52 am | No comments

@ Palm Canyon Road House Friday, November 7th 8:30-1:00 am By Lisa Morgan Blue is the color of the ribbon that stands for prostate cancer. Blues is the music genre that three of the best rocking blues bands in the valley will be playing for you stubborn guys who might be...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

Focus on Health & Beauty & Fashion at the 7th Annual Desert Woman’s Show

Focus on Health & Beauty & Fashion at the 7th Annual Desert Woman’s Show

By | November 6, 2014 at 1:51 am | No comments

If you are a fan of healthy living we encourage you to attend the 7th annual Desert Woman’s Show taking place November 15-16 at Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa. Many recognized health professionals will be speaking at this year’s event and each morning will start with...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition Week 6

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition Week 6

By | November 6, 2014 at 1:49 am | No comments

The Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition Fall/Winter Week 6 brought a great time for the musicians and audience members. There were movie t-shirts from Mary Pickford Theatre and Fireball hats! The crowd was warmed up and ready to cheer on their favorite performer. At nights end,...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight

A Punk Palooza Triple Threat

A Punk Palooza Triple Threat

By | November 6, 2014 at 1:46 am | No comments

LAGWAGON, $WINGING UTTER$, THIS LEGEND @ the Date Shed THIS FRIDAY, November 7th $20 @ Presale / $25 @ Door * Doors Open at 8pm By Lisa Morgan Brandon Ray Henderson and the world famous Date Shed are bringing you a night begging to be called the best punk rock event of the...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight

BRUCE ROBISON & KELLY WILLIS “Our Year” (Thirty Tigers Records)

BRUCE ROBISON & KELLY WILLIS “Our Year” (Thirty Tigers Records)

By | November 6, 2014 at 1:36 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis aren’t exactly household names, but they should be. Both have been performing and recording Country music since the early ‘90s. Kelly Willis grew up in a military family and began performing as a teenager. By 1990, she...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This

Super Pet Adoption Festival in the Land of OZ

Super Pet Adoption Festival in the Land of OZ

By | November 6, 2014 at 1:34 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee On November 15 and 16 animal lovers from all over Southern California will flock to the Rancho Mirage Community Park when it transforms into a magical Wizard of Oz themed animal adoption festival aptly called “There is No Place Like A Home”. Loving All...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place

Wine Dinner Season Begins at bluEmber with Dierburg & Star Lane

Wine Dinner Season Begins at bluEmber with Dierburg & Star Lane

By | November 6, 2014 at 1:32 am | No comments

By Rick Riozza Do you smell that? Do you smell that! I love the smell of winemaker dinners in the evening. And along with the new season of cozy weather comes comforting wafts brought to you by our valley’s famed restaurants and great chefs. It’s where the...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice