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Beaujolais, Bistros & Burgundy

By Rick Riozza It’s great to be checking in with you readers again as my wife and I continue with our European Wine Tour, where...

THE LASTING APPEAL OF LIGHT BEER

By Aaron Ramson America’s Prohibition was at its peak when 8-year-old Joseph Owaldes received a chemistry set from his mother as a gift. A bright...

PIX FOR AND ABOUT DEAR OLD DAD

By Robin E. Simmons Father’s day is a great day to see a movie with dad and family.  Wonderful films that prominently feature cool dads...

BOOKS FOR DAD

By Heidi Simmons Dear old dad loves an interesting story.  It’s marvelous how fathers know things.  We count on them to give us good advice,...

Just Cool It!

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna “Temperatures won’t be so cool this week. Add in some humidity and this will put an even greater strain on...

A NEW RED SCARE & ZOMBIES

By Haddon Libby Last week, economists concluded that the Federal Reserve will need to reduce the Fed Funds rate by at least 0.5% to 2%...

YOU LOST YOUR ACCIDENT TRIAL?

You say it is impossible that you lost and your lawyer was at fault? Well let's examine some other reasons. Herein are some of the...

Honoring Your Cultivated Wisdom

By Aimee Mosco “The simple truth is that we naturally cultivate wisdom through the act of living. So, regardless of whether or not you have...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2019  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): We may not have to travel to other planets to find alien life. Instead of launching...

TERPENES: BETA-CARYOPHYLLENE

BY MICHELLE ANN RIZZIO My favorite terpene is the ultra spicy beta-caryophyllene. Beta-caryophyllene is a terpene that has a sharp spicy nose commonly associated with...

Is Cannabis Dangerous When Taken With Your Other Medications?

BY RUTH HILL R.N. As a nurse one of my responsibilities when assessing patients is determining drug interactions. Computer programs in hospitals and clinics have...

SPOTLIGHT 29 CASINO ANNOUNCES UPCOMING SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY NIGHT TRIBUTE CONCERT...

Tickets On Sale at the Casino Box Office and Spotlight29.com Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to present The Next Best Thing II, a tribute concert...

Paul Rodgers Accepts the ICON Award at the 7th Annual CV...

By Tracy Dietlin The 7th Annual CV Music Awards on Sunday night were absolutely EPIC!!! Not only was Paul Rodgers from Bad Company, Free &...

Annabelle Asylum – Along Comes ‘Spider Bite’

By Noe Gutierrez In all sincerity, Annabelle Asylum scares the shit out of many. The horror-influenced Heavy Metal group have developed a web of sound...

BI·AS – Partial to Rock

Performing LIVE at The Hood Bar & Pizza on Saturday, June 8, 2019 By Noe Gutierrez BI·AS, featuring pioneering original KORN drummer, David Silveria, will be...

KCOD Holds CV Artist Documentary Wrap Party

BY CRYSTAL HARRELL With the recent development of a film curriculum and AS degree program at College of the Desert (COD), students are now able...

Restaurant Week 2019 Begins

BY CRYSTAL HARRELL Restaurant Week has officially hit the desert, providing diners with special discounts and unique deals from over 120 restaurants across Greater Palm...

RICKIE LEE JONES “Kicks” (OSOD Records/Thirty Tigers)

By Eleni P. Austin                 This Spring marked the 40th anniversary of Rickie Lee Jones’ self-titled debut. Ignoring the prevailing trends of Punk/New Wave and...

LOVING SENIOR DOGS, JACQUES’ STORY

By Janet McAfee The small dog scurried down a dirt road in Desert Hot Springs, his throat parched from thirst and his belly ached with...

The Battle and Legend of Bull’s Blood

By Rick Riozza Our final destination on our trip down the Danube is to the beautiful city of Budapest, the capital of Hungary.  I’ve had...

LET’S STUDY CHEAP BEER: SIMPLER TIMES LAGER BEER

By Aaron Ramson When the Boston Beer Company (makers of Samuel Adams Boston Lager, and the Angry Orchard line of hard ciders) brewed its first...

A BOUNTY OF BIG SCREEN FUN

By Robin E. Simmons NOW SHOWING: This is the time of year when the studios release some of their BIGGEST films – not just in scale...

RIGHTEOUS VICTIM

By Heidi Simmons ----- The Lazarus Files by Matthew McGough – Nonfiction ----- Bad things happen to good people.  But, when it’s murder, it is unfathomable that someone who...

The Deadliest Days Of Summer Are Here!

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna Do you know about the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer? No, I’m not referring to the danger of heat exhaustion...

DRUG TRENDS

By Haddon Libby The Global Drug Survey was founded eight years ago as an effort to highlight drug use trends as they occur so that...

LET’S TALK TURKEY, WHY YOU CAN’T FIND A LAWYER?

We just celebrated Memorial Day and gave thanks for those that served and died protecting the USA. During this weekend, many of our neighbors...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2019  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): "I don't think we were ever meant to hear the same song sung exactly the same...

MYRCENE

BY MICHELLE ANN RIZZIO As we come up to a year anniversary of Prop 64 taking effect in California, causing a temporary Weed Apocalypse, a...

The 7th Annual CV Music Awards will honor Paul Rodgers (Bad...

STILL TIME TO GET YOUR TICKETS at https://ticketsauce.com/e/7th-annual-cv-music-awards By Tracy Dietlin We are so excited to have in attendance this year, the legendary Paul Rodgers, who...

Paul Rodgers to Receive the ICON Award at the 7th Annual...

By Tracy Dietlin Paul Rodgers is known as the singer-songwriter and frontman, having formed the bands Bad Company, Free and The Firm, along with having...

jimi ‘FITZ’ Fitzgerald Recipient of the ‘Pioneer Award’ at the 2019...

By Noe Gutierrez jimi ‘FITZ’ Fitzgerald will fittingly receive the ‘Pioneer Award’ at the 2019 Coachella Valley Music Awards being held at Hotel Zoso in...

BB INGLE – Recipient of the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award for Promoter’...

By Noe Gutierrez BB Ingle has brought the desert some of the biggest and best celebrations for over 35 years! He continues to do so,...

BRUCE FESSIER – Recipient of the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award for Music...

Bruce Fessier has been the voice of the Southern California desert entertainment scene for over 40 years. On Sunday, June 2nd, 2019, he will...

GEORGE LOPEZ TALKS POLITICS, COMEDY AND GOLF AHEAD OF MAY 31...

By Mike Felci Whether it’s on stage, on screen or in this case, on the phone, George Lopez is never afraid to say what’s on...

PERSIMMON BISTRO IS BRINGING CRAFT TO THE ARTS

By Aaron Ramson On the lower level of the Palm Springs Arts Museum is a cozy bistro that I never knew existed until last week....

Contact in the Desert Returns for its Seventh Year

What: The world’s largest UFO conference, Contact in the Desert returns for its seventh year with an out of this world lineup of experts...

MARTY BROWN “American Highway” (Plowboy Records)

By Eleni P. Austin                 Back in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, the Country music Industry was experiencing some serious growing pains. Slick and...

CASSIE: FROM FEAR TO LOVE

By Janet McAfee The vast majority of dogs adopted from shelters are happy, well adjusted, tail wagging canines, instinctively looking forward to their new lives...

Wining Around the Danube

By Rick Riozza I’ve been so fortunate to visit most of the wine regions around the world throughout my life, with the exception of Australia,...

Just Wing It!

By Denise Ortuno Look beyond the Buffalo style, for a variety of wonderful wings right here in the Coachella Valley. Wings have long been a bar...

DISNEY’S ARABIAN FANTASY

By Robin E. Simmons NOW SHOWING: ALADDIN Its more than ironic that the release of Disney’s live action Aladdin coincides with a military“intervention”in the region, as was...

Made in His Image

By Heidi Simmons ----- Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan – Fiction ----- What makes us human?  Is it self-awareness, our ability to reason, or is it that we...

Congratulations To Our Future Firefighters and Police Officers!

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna What an honor to be the keynote speaker at this week’s COD Fire and Police Recruit Academy Graduation Ceremony.  With...

As the School Year Comes to a Close

By Haddon Libby As most of us know by know by now, the United States and California no longer has the best educational systems in...

WHAT TO DO AFTER A MEMORIAL DAY ’19 ACCIDENT

If you or a friend were involved in an auto accident over the Memorial Day Weekend, victims may have a hard time finding a...

The Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens Santa Barbara, CA

By Lynne Tucker Only in California All the plants in their gardens grow naturally in California, and we’re not brought there by European settlers. One third...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2019  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): In the coming weeks it will make good sense for you to travel down winding paths...

TRANSDERMAL CANNABIS PATCHES

BY MICHELLE ANN RIZZIO Transdermal cannabis patches allow for cannabinoids to be absorbed through the skin and into the bloodstream for an immediate and long...

The Science Behind Medicinal Cannabis Treating Autoimmune Diseases

BY RUTH HILL R.N.                 An autoimmune disease (AD) is when the body’s hyperactive immune system mistakes its own cells for a foreign invader. A...

Arthur Seay

2019 CVMA Trailblazer Award Recipient By Noe Gutierrez Arthur Seay is the recipient of the 2019 Coachella Valley Music Award’s Trailblazer Award. Arthur has over 30...

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