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Judith Chapman, A Queen In The Desert: Teacher, Actress & Champion...

By Rich Henrich If you are a fan of daytime soap operas and especially “The Young and the Restless,” no doubt you have seen the...

CRAZY ON YOU: ANN WILSON OF HEART

By Rich Henrich Heart, the American rock band that’s been rolling for over four decades, the band that has sold over 35 million records worldwide,...

ScottsThotProcess / Alice Un Chained / Aphrodisiac Jacket / Mighty Jack

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JEFF & AMY BOWMAN! By Noe Gutierrez When you hear words like, “We are stoked about the show. We’ve been cramming and jamming hard...

Keith Blum – Best Artist of 2014

Photos and article by Scott Pam Since its inaugural ride on September 12, 1963, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway has been considered by some to...

Be Stunningly Safe

By Denise Ortuno Neil The street lights are dim as you move down the street. Maybe you’re just getting off work or walking your dog…and...

Local Fallen Heroes Banners Project for Palm Springs, Launched by Local...

By Lisa Morgan The heroics and honor displayed by school teacher, Lee Wilson Jr., are second only to those students from our own Palm Springs...

THREE, TWO, ONE…CONTACT!

By Rich Henrich Droves of truth seekers packed Friendship Hall at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center this past weekend for the 2nd Annual Contact in...

“2014 Summer Extravaganza” – Music, Fashion and Philanthropy

The Palm Springs area has literally become a summer hot spot in more ways than one. Between Memorial and Labor Day weekends, the hot...

One Man’s Wild West Wednesday

By Lisa Morgan "What a long fricking work week," he mumbled to himself, realizing it was only Wednesday. As he got in the oven that...

The Monopoly Reunion Show

With Town Troubles and Robotic Humans @ Schmidy's Tavern, Palm Desert. Saturday, August 16 @ 9 PM By Lisa Morgan Like the name suggests, The Monopoly owned...

Pop the Parachutes, it’s time for the 2014 Jazz in the...

By Judith Salkin Parachutes strung the treetops that look like giant jellyfish drifting through the pines, people drifting from one venue to another and three...

One Shot Thrill Makes Their Valley Debut At The Hood

By Noe Gutierrez VM Management and The Hood Bar & Pizza bring you another 'Ghidorah of Metal' music event: One Shot Thrill, Malaki and Behind...

Tilted Kilt Open Mic Week 8 Winners

The Tilted Kilt Open Mic Competition did it again in week #8. The audience cheered for their favorite musicians as well as for giveaways...

OFF! “Wasted Years” (Vice Music)

By Eleni P. Austin “Break you down, grind you up/Void you out from the land of the free”. That’s the opening salvo from the new...

Aloha, Modernism Week: A Modern Beach Party with a Twist of...

DATE: Friday, October 10, 2014 TIME: 6 PM – 8 PM – Cocktails & Hors d’Oeuvres 8 PM – 10 PM – Screening of “Blue Hawaii” WHERE:...

International Homeless Animals Day

By Janet McAfee Calling all Coachella Valley Animal Lovers! This Saturday, August 16, animal lovers around the world hold events to commemorate International Homeless Animals...

Vino with a Thousand Shooting Stars

By Rick Riozza Last week’s stellar CV Weekly’s cover designed by Robert Chance (celebrating the annual Persied meteor shower in the Joshua desert), brought to...

Eureka!

By Raymond Bill When I think of gourmet food here in the desert, a hamburger does not immediately come to mind. That is, unless one...

ONE MAN SHOW

By Robin E. Simmons LOCKE At a special screening and Q&A at Cinemas Palme d’Or, I was blown away by writer/director Steven Locke’s incredibly tense and...

Dog Days of Summer: Books About Our K-9 Friends

By Heidi Simmons It is officially the dog days of summer. That time of year when the heat languishes and the humidity builds as we...

FOLLOW THE MONEY

By Haddon Libby FICO Score Changes Starting this fall, your FICO score will not be hurt by unpaid or discounted medical debts to the degree that...

Mr. Gribow, Why Won’t You Accept My Accident Case?

By Dale Gribow For the first time in over 30 years I am being contacted by potential clients who are notably upset when I will...

Do You Have Class? Back to School Safety Tips

School is back in session so let’s have class in some basic safety tips. First, use extra caution while driving as excited students will...

START YOUR BUSINESS WITH CVWBC – IT’S YOUR TIME!

Our strategic partners at the Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center (CVWBC) have begun accepting applications for “It’s Your Time: An Entrepreneurial Training Series for...

Desert Heat Escape: Extraordinary OC Shopping

By Denise Ortuno Neil There’s shopping and then there is shopping in Orange County. The Southern California stereotype of racy expensive cars, high end shops...

Tony Stewart Should Never Be Able To Professionally Race Again

By Julie Buehler The headline isn’t subtle. Nor should it be. Tony Stewart was behind the wheel of a sprint car when he clipped Kevin Ward...

Stop Looking, PGA Tour’s Bright Future is Here Now

By Flint Wheeler How’s this for a resume; 2 PGA Championships, a U.S. Open, a British Open, a Vardon Trophy, 2013 PGA Tour Player of...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Week of August 14 © Copyright 2014  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Researchers in Peru have recently tracked down many previously unknown varieties of wild...

HOW DO YOU MANAGE YOUR TIME?

By Bronwyn Ison Do you feel as though you cannot complete your multiple tasks throughout the day? You are not alone. Most people feel overwhelmed...

Frog Legs for Breakfast

By Sunny Simon The other night at a meeting the speaker entertained us with her inspiring story. The premise of the talk involved the strategy...

The Ebola Virus

By Dr Peter Kadile The Ebola virus has been in the nation’s headlines for the past few weeks since two American missionaries contracted the disease...

CV Weekly’s Best of the 2014. And The Winners Are…

(All winners are listed first in their category, bolded and underlined. Congratulations!) Best Bar: Schmidy’s Tavern (tie) The Hood (tie) BAR Desert Fox Clinic Best Dive Bar: Neil’s Lounge Red Barn Fireside 19th Hole Plan B...

OUTLAWS AND SPEED FREAKS

By Robin E. Simmons GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY As of this writing, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is just opening around the world. The first showings are...

A Kid’s Case Study of Divorce

By Heidi Simmons ----- Casebook by Mona Simpson Fiction ----- It’s been said that if you are a child of divorce, then your marriage has a fifty-fifty chance...

TOP SCHOOLS IN THE UNITED STATES

By Haddon Libby Forbes recently completed a survey ranking 650 of the best colleges and universities in the country for 2014. The ranking considered a...

IF THE IRS CALLS CONSIDER HANGING UP!

By Dale Gribow On August 3, 2014, The Desert Sun wrote about SCAMS and specifically discussed the IRS scam. Ironically I received such a call...

August is National Immunization Awareness Month!

Noro virus, Measles, influenza, what’s next? The next worse thing is the 405 fwy and we can’t stop that spread! None the less, vaccine...

What Exactly is Crowdfunding? Lets Explore…

Crowdfunding is the practice of raising money for a business, venture or need through the Internet. What happens is that the initiator finds a...

Desert Heat Escape: Corona Del Mar

By Denise Ortuno Neil Just south of Orange County’s most prestigious city of Newport Beach, sits the picturesque town of Corona Del Mar dear to...

July

By Bruce Cathcart July is behind us and that means we are half way through the summer! Is it just me or has this been...

The Oh-So Glamorous Life In Sports Media… As Told By An...

By Jaylynn Buehler Jaylynn Buehler is the 14-year-old niece of Julie Buehler. She spent the past 4 weeks interning with Julie, attending MLB games, doing...

A bucket list is a list of things you want to...

By Karen Creasy For some the bucket list is filled with extravagance like, visiting a far off place, flying in a hot air balloon, or...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Week of August 7 © Copyright 2014 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Don't just be smart and articulate, Aries. Dare to be wildly wise and...

NATURE’S MEDICINE

By Bronwyn Ison Nature’s medicine is truly at our fingertips. Did you know essential oils garner a plethora of benefits for you physically and mentally?...

Musical Families of the Coachella Valley

"Every family attempts to express love for each other and fill the necessary roles to function properly. Every family must also experience conflict and...

The Cancino Family

By Noe Gutierrez The Cancino story begins with patriarch Ruben Cancino, Sr. He first taught his children Pancho, Carlos, Benny, Maria, Jorge, Connie, Ruben, Chad...

The Evaros

By Noe Gutierrez The Evaro family is synonymous with the Coachella Valley, harmony and an infinite amount of members. They transplanted from Yuma, Arizona in...

The Gregg Family of Music

By Lisa Morgan Mark Gregg has become a music staple here in the desert, both as a solo performer under his own name, or as...

Cathcart Sibling Coalition, A Musical Force of Nature

By Lisa Morgan Of all the siblings I've interviewed who share the musical stage together, Jim and Katie Cathcart stand apart in their reflection of...

Josh and Steven Hall: A Musical Legacy Lives On

By Lisa Morgan For brothers Josh and Steven Hall, a life in music was as natural a choice as breathing.  Where other families would expose...

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