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Loving Paris, Tennis & Bistros

BY RICK RIOZZA  Hard to believe that it’s been three years since we were at the Roland Garros French Open Tennis Tournament—and, where we took...

SEA-FARING SURVIVAL SAGA

BY ROBIN E. SIMMONS NOW PLAYING: ADRIFT In September, 1983, 23-year old Tami Oldham Ashcraft and her British fiancé, Richard Sharp were hired to sail a 44-foot yacht...

A Woman’s Point of View

Book Review by Heidi Simmons ----- The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn – Fiction ----- There is an epidemic in the United States and it is...

“It’s Like A Heat Wave…”

“Summer is here and so is the heat!  No matter where you live or what you do, we’re all encountering Mother nature’s wrath of...

A Day for Dads

By Haddon Libby Father’s Day was an afterthought to Mother’s Day which seems reasonable when you consider that men kept women from voting until the...

WHY DID YOU LOSE YOUR ACCIDENT TRIAL?

Herein are some of the things you could have done wrong: If you lie and lose your case it is often because the other...

NBA Summer League Update

By Flint Wheeler What a time to be alive for basketball fans. Shortly after the season ends, the NBA Draft will lead into one of...

Negotiating the Buyer’s Request for Repairs Process – Be Reasonable

BY BRUCE CATHCART Buying and selling homes seems to get more complicated every day.  When I first started in the business we had a 1...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2018  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): According to my analysis of the astrological omens, you would be wise to ruffle and revise...

SUMMER DETOX

By Bronwyn Ison We wash our hands several times per day. We brush our teeth two or three times per day.  We rarely give thought...

Obstacles the Elderly Encounter Using Medical Cannabis Legally

BY RUTH HILL R.N. Can vulnerable elderly use medical cannabis (MC) if she/he is residing in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility or...

Developing Resilience

By Sunny Simon      Sometimes I’ve  wondered if I’m a creampuff. You know, no hard exterior. Recently my tough girl barometer was tested, and I...

The CV Music Awards will recognize the best of the Valley’s...

Thursday, May 31 - Pre-Awards Ceremony @ Big Rock Pub from 6-10pm Sunday, June 3 – Main Awards Show @ Hotel Zoso in PS from...

The Whizards to receive the “Trailblazer Award” at the 2018 CV...

By Jason Hall The Whizards were a local powerhouse in our scene in the early 2000s. They were a much needed band after the days...

Zelda’s Nightclub to be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award for...

By Denise Ortuno For over 40 years, the synonym for dancing and entertainment in the desert has been Zelda’s Nightclub in Palm Springs. Well deserving...

THE CANCINOS TO RECEIVE THE 2018 PIONEER AWARD

By Noe Gutierrez This year’s recipients of the 2018 Coachella Valley Music Award’s Pioneer Award are the Cancino family. Jacinto ‘Chad’ Cancino shared the collective...

BOSSFIGHT – RAISING THE WATER LEVEL

By Noe Gutierrez If you like metal, punk and everything in-between, you should get a hold of Gilly, Davey and Brian as soon as possible....

CASA DE PALMAS

THE TAG TEAM OF CUB SWANSON & ANTHONY BAUER By Noe Gutierrez There is a new vacation rental located in Bermuda Dunes that caters to both...

Get Stuft in Old Town!

By Denise Ortuno With the quaint area of Old Town La Quinta as its backdrop, Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill offers up outstanding food, drinks,...

CV Weekly’s Top 10 Most Interesting & Influential Men & Women...

By Tracy Dietlin This past Thursday, at Hotel Zoso, CV Weekly’s Most Interesting & Influential Men & Women of 2018 gathered to be honored and...

URBAN DESERT CABARET & RICK SHELLEY at LANDERS BREW CO.

By Anastasia Beaverhausen                 The high and low desert music scenes are both pretty healthy, but almost feel mutually exclusive, managing to exist like parallel...

TAMI NEILSON “Sassafrass” (Outside Music)

By Eleni P. Austin                 If it were possible for Shirley Bassey, Carmen Miranda and Wanda Jackson to have a musical love child, her name...

Art and the Union of Parent & Child: Andrea Raft &...

“Remember we are all born artists. What we do with that, shapes who we are” By Angela Romeo Art is not passive – whether one...

Help Your Pet Live Longer

BY JANET McAFEE Our pets are part of our family, and we want to do everything possible to help them live long and healthy lives. ...

The Days of Wine & Rosés

By Rick Riozza One may laugh and run away like a child at play—but in our valley’s summer season shortly upon us, you’ll be running...

STAR WARS: AN ENDLESS SAGA?

By Robin E. Simmons NOW SHOWING: SOLO: A Star Wars Story This month marks 40 years since the release of the first Star Wars films. Is Disney going...

Philip Roth 1933 – 2018

By Heidi Simmons A great American novel must come from a great American writer.  As obvious as that may seem, great works of literature can...

A New Vision For Golf Carts!

I really appreciate the opportunity to write fire and life safety articles for the CV Weekly newspaper. It’s an honor to write and spread...

NBA: National Billionaires Association

By Haddon Libby The National Basketball Association finals are underway for the eighth consecutive year with LeBron James’ team in the finals and his seemingly...

WHAT TO DO AFTER A MEMORIAL DAY ACCIDENT

The chances are that you or a friend was involved in an auto accident over the Memorial Day Weekend when more tourists are on...

NFL Gets Protest Rule Wrong…

Think you've had a tough week? By Flint Wheeler I think not, when compared to Roger Goodell. It is a testament to the battered but enduring popularity of the...

I WENT TO A VEGANFEST AND GOT PLANT BASED WASTED

By Aaron Ramson Way back when the Roman Empire was what you were a part of if you lived in Europe, people liked to get...

Mini Pup Paintings by Caleb Marie Cruz

By Avery Wood A new venture in the Coachella Valley can make you a custom portrait of your fur-babies. Mini Pup Paintings by Caleb Marie...

“What we want never comes in the way we think it...

BY ELIZABETH SCARCELLA Renee Baribeau knows this first hand. An author, wind whistler, soul coach, inspirational speaker and workshop leader; Renee learned thirty years ago...

Lighthouse Dispensary opens in Coachella

By Stephanie Greene The Lighthouse Dispensary is the first licensed, recreational and medical Cannabis boutique in Coachella, with both a storefront and door-to-door delivery service...

CVCAN to Host Monthly Dinners at Different Location Each Month

BY CRAIG MICHAELS The Coachella Valley Cannabis Alliance Network (CVCAN) which was originally called the Desert Hot Springs Cannabis Alliance Network (DHSCAN) has grown like...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2018  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): A critic described Leonardo da Vinci's painting the Mona Lisa as "the most visited, most written...

OPEN DOORS

By Bronwyn Ison “When one door closes, another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that...

HICCUPS & HALITOSIS

BY DR PETER KADILE Dr. Kadile, I frequently will have hiccups after drinking beer but not wine. The hiccups will usually last until I sleep...

When You Just Don’t Feel Like Attacking a Project

By Sunny Simon      Yesterday procrastination bit me big time. I dreaded starting a particular project. It wasn’t a distasteful task, I just felt rebellious...

There is still time to get tickets to the party and...

On Thursday, May 24 we will throw a party to honor these amazing Men & Women with 3 charities benefitting from the event The event...

Vincent Battaglia: Owner of Renova Energy

By Tricia Witkower Born and raised in Oceanside, New York, Vincent Battaglia become a West Coaster when he moved to Southern California in high school....

Todd “TK” Killiam: Program/Music Director and on-air personality of 93.7 KCLB

By Denise Ortuno 93.7 KCLB Program/Music Director and on-air personality Todd “TK” Killiam is all about radio, as he brings the Coachella Valley community which...

Joe Funkey: Restaurateur/Owner of Giuseppe’s Italian Restaurant

By Tricia Witkower Restaurateur Joe Funkey was born in Harvey, Illinois, where he went to school nearby. After high school, he joined the United States...

Dougie VanSant: Frontman for The Flusters and Trio NV

By Tricia Witkower Douglas L. VanSant, Jr. – that’s Dougie to you – is a jack of all trades. And well, he’s a master of...

ALEX HAAGEN IV: Owner of Empire Polo Fields and The Date...

By Noe Gutierrez When you think of the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California, you unmistakably think of Coachella, one of the most revered music...

ADAM LEVY: MARKETING GENIUS OF HOTEL ZOSO

By Noe Gutierrez Adam Levy is outgoing, gregarious and spontaneous in nature. These traits are necessary as Marketing Director of Hotel Zoso in Palm Springs....

Steve Johns: Promoter Extraordinaire

By Denise Ortuno Noted for his expertise with nightclubs, parties and promotions, Steve Johns has been known as the “nighttime mayor” of nightlife in the...

Ken Hanna: Entrepreneur/Owner of Big Rock Pub and Indian Springs Golf...

By Tricia Witkower When talking to Ken Hanna, one thing becomes obvious – he’s a man of few words and many actions. His quiet humility...

Chef Paul Hancock: Miramonte Resort

By Denise Ortuno Executive Chef Paul Hancock brings his culinary prowess to the Miramonte Resort & Spa in Indian Wells, showcasing a marvel of creative...

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