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5th Annual Free Medical, Dental & Vision Clinic to be Held at the Riverside County Fairgrounds March 31-April 2, 2017

5th Annual Free Medical, Dental & Vision Clinic to be Held at the Riverside County Fairgrounds March 31-April 2, 2017

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:25 am | No comments

California CareForce, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to providing free health, dental,  and vision services to residents all over California, will be returning to the Riverside County Fairgrounds for its 5th annual Coachella Valley Clinic Friday, March 31st; Saturday,...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Health & Fitness, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Heartburn Medication Update

Heartburn Medication Update

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:20 am | No comments

By Dr. Peter Kadile Heartburn is usually a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The discomfort of reflux is caused by the upward backflow of stomach acid, bile, ingested liquids and foods into the esophagus. GERD symptoms commonly manifest as a burning type pain...

Posted in: Ask The Doctor, Columns, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:15 am | No comments

Week of March 23 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Of course you want to get the best of everything. But that doesn't mean you should disdain cheap thrills that are more interesting and gratifying than the expensive kind. And of course you enjoy...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

 BOUNDARIES: A MUST HAVE FOR LIFE

 BOUNDARIES: A MUST HAVE FOR LIFE

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:05 am | No comments

By Bronwyn Ison Unhealthy individuals seek and prey upon others whom they know will not establish clear boundaries.  Exhausted may be an understatement as to how you feel most days.  You give and inch and the other person takes a mile.  However, they were able...

Posted in: Columns, Mind, Body & Spirit, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Leap Fearlessly

Leap Fearlessly

By | March 22, 2017 at 7:00 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon This morning I met with a client who is working on the cusp of something big, but at the same time terrified he will fail. Some coaches might advise he invite fear into his life and work through it. I’m not part of that fear camp. Wasting precious energy...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Dynamic Programming and Non-Profit Partnerships – Check it Out This Weekend at Spectrum Indian Wells

Dynamic Programming and Non-Profit Partnerships – Check it Out This Weekend at Spectrum Indian Wells

By | March 15, 2017 at 6:21 pm | No comments

Spectrum Indian Wells is a four-day contemporary art experience featuring top galleries, art publishers, and established studio artists from across the U.S. and around the world. The show will run this weekend from Thursday, March 16 to Sunday, March 19 at the Renaissance Indian...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Dallas Lawyer/Artist Launches Tempestuous, the First Online Art Gallery of its Kind, Transforming the Fine Art Business Model

Dallas Lawyer/Artist Launches Tempestuous, the First Online Art Gallery of its Kind, Transforming the Fine Art Business Model

By | March 15, 2017 at 11:00 am | No comments

Tempestuous Studio Allows Artists to Promote and Sell Their Work While Receiving Legal Counsel, Branding and Promotion, and More; Art Enthusiasts Gain Access to Original Works and Trial Periods  Joanna Hogrefe, a Dallas-based lawyer, artist and art activist, today...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

FASHION WEEK EL PASEO™ 2017 SCHEDULE

FASHION WEEK EL PASEO™ 2017 SCHEDULE

By | March 15, 2017 at 10:40 am | No comments

The 2017 schedule has been announced for the El Paseo Jewelers’ 12th annual Fashion Week El Paseo™, presented by Franklin Loan Center, taking place March 18-25, 2017 at The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert, California.  This premier eight-day fashion and...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Fashion Week, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

7th ANNUAL PALM DESERT FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

7th ANNUAL PALM DESERT FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL

By | March 15, 2017 at 10:38 am | No comments

PRESENTED BY AGUA CALIENTE CASINO RESORT SPA RETURNS MARCH 24-26, 2017 The highly anticipated culinary event–taking place in the heart of the Coachella Valley–announces its star-studded 2017 chef lineup, including appearances by Gail Simmons, Tory McPhail, and Aarti...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Round The Corner: A Mobile Record Store Unveils Their Grand Opening at The Hood Saturday, March 18

Round The Corner: A Mobile Record Store Unveils Their Grand Opening at The Hood Saturday, March 18

By | March 15, 2017 at 10:22 am | No comments

By Gilbert Ward Kane We all know vinyl has made quite the comeback. Last year, records outsold CDs for the first time since the 1980s, and a few months back, records outsold digital downloads. If that doesn't speak volumes for the vinyl resurgence, I'm not sure what...

Posted in: Columns, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

TICKETS FOR POPULAR BREW AT THE ZOO AT THE LIVING DESERT ON SALE NOW

TICKETS FOR POPULAR BREW AT THE ZOO AT THE LIVING DESERT ON SALE NOW

By | March 15, 2017 at 10:13 am | No comments

Eighth Annual Event Features Unlimited Samples of Beer, Wine & Food Over 50 breweries and restaurants take over The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens on Saturday, April 1 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., for the eighth annual Brew at the Zoo presented by MacLean Capital Advisors....

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

The Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament Raises $2,227,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® This Weekend – Exceeding $2 Million Goal

The Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament Raises $2,227,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® This Weekend – Exceeding $2 Million Goal

By | March 15, 2017 at 9:32 am | No comments

At a check presentation and awards ceremony on Sunday, March 12th at the Classic Club, it was announced that the 7th Annual Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament raised $2,227,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® – surpassing a $2 million goal set by its Coachella...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

The WEEKLINGS “Studio 2” (Jem Records)

The WEEKLINGS “Studio 2” (Jem Records)

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:48 am | No comments

By Eleni P. Austin In the Winter of 1963, America was reeling from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. His administration and young family had instilled a new feeling of hope and enthusiasm in the country. His vision of a “New Frontier” was shattered in late...

Posted in: Columns, Consider This, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Zelda’s 40th Anniversary Party

Zelda’s 40th Anniversary Party

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:44 am | No comments

By Patte Purcell We danced like it was 1979 at Zelda's 40th Anniversary party in Palm Springs. I haven't been to a 'disco' since the disco days and it was a blast from the past! Seeing friends, meeting owner Mike McCormick who started Zeldas 40 years ago during the 'disco...

Posted in: Backstage Jazz, Columns, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 3

CV Open Mic Competition 2017: Week 3

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:39 am | No comments

By Morgan James Week #3 of the CV Open Mic Competition 2017 at The Block Sports Bar & Grill in Cathedral City was a thrilling show as new audience members discovered the fun. All of our performers gave it their all and put on a good show. T-shirts from The Block Sports...

Posted in: Columns, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

One I Call – Sherin Guirguis Captures the Essence of Desert X

One I Call – Sherin Guirguis Captures the Essence of Desert X

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:36 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo One of Desert X’s goals is to bring art in public spaces and to have that art interact with the environment. One I Call captures that goal in a way no other piece has done. Created by Egyptian born artist Sherin Guirguis the beautiful rendered...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Outside the Box – The Work of Eduardo Carriazo

Outside the Box – The Work of Eduardo Carriazo

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:35 am | No comments

By Angela Romeo When an artist statement is a photo of a mouth unable to speak, one knows they are about to experience something unique.   Outside the Box – Post Orwellian Reality is the latest work from Artist Eduardo Carriazo. Eduardo is a U.S. citizen born...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Marvel’s Iron Fist Explained

Marvel’s Iron Fist Explained

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:32 am | No comments

By Thomas Novak If you’ve been following the series of Netflix shows based on the Marvel properties, then you’ve probably seen the trailers and teasers for Iron Fist, which premiers on March 17th. But, as is the case with a lot of these shows, some of us are left...

Posted in: Columns, Comic Con Palm Springs, Feature Stories, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Don’t Leave Benji in the Car!

Don’t Leave Benji in the Car!

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:30 am | No comments

By Janet McAfee Coachella Valley temperatures reached 100 degrees this week even though it is only March.  Your parked car can quickly turn into a death trap for a dog.  When the outside weather is only 72 degrees, your car parked in direct sunlight can heat up to...

Posted in: Columns, Pet Place, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Serving up the Perfect Tennis Match with a Refreshing Wine

Serving up the Perfect Tennis Match with a Refreshing Wine

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:25 am | No comments

By Rick Riozza Hey there sports fans!!  This is your valley’s tennis & wine columnist doing his double duty keeping both wine & tennis enthusiasts informed and alerted to a couple of the desert’s great pastimes: Quaffing wine & painting the lines! Now...

Posted in: Columns, The Vino Voice, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

A Stage Review for ‘Disgraced’

A Stage Review for ‘Disgraced’

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:24 am | No comments

By Dee Jae Cox “I think that at its best, what the theater does is that it gathers us together. We social herding animals arrive together in a room and we behold something that actually happens before us.  Not something mediated to us by a screen, but the presence of...

Posted in: Breaking the 4th Wall, Columns, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

A Stage Review of ‘Drowsy Chaperone”

A Stage Review of ‘Drowsy Chaperone”

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:22 am | No comments

By Dee Jae Cox In theater the ‘fourth wall’ is an invisible boundary that separates the actors from the audience.  While of course the audience can see through this wall, it is a given that the actors can’t and therefore remain encased in their fictional...

Posted in: Breaking the 4th Wall, Columns, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

FIGHTING PRIMORDIAL BEASTS

FIGHTING PRIMORDIAL BEASTS

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:20 am | No comments

By Robin E. Simmons NOW PLAYING: KONG SKULL ISLAND Not really a prequel or a sequel but rather a Kong story set in a parallel time stream, so it doesn’t; really matter if you are up to date on the cinematic chronology of the great ape we first learned to love on the...

Posted in: Columns, Screeners, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Male Dominance and Female Survival

Male Dominance and Female Survival

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:15 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons ----- Difficult Women by Roxane Gay  Stories ----- What does it really mean when someone is described as difficult?  Perhaps the onus is on the one making the claim?  Could it be that difficult people are merely functioning on a different...

Posted in: Book Review, Columns, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

TENNIS, ANYONE?

TENNIS, ANYONE?

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:12 am | No comments

By Haddon Libby As has been the case since 1976, all eyes in the tennis world are focused on the Coachella Valley this weekend with the conclusion of the two-week BNP Paribas Open.  It is expected that more than 400,000 will attend the tournament this...

Posted in: Columns, Haddon Libby, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

THE IDES OF MARCH… MADNESS, WHY NOT REPAIR ROADS NOW?

THE IDES OF MARCH… MADNESS, WHY NOT REPAIR ROADS NOW?

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:10 am | No comments

By Dale Gribow This column comes out on Wednesday March 15...The Ides of March...Madness. For the much of the country March Madness refers to The College Basketball Finals, as well as NASCAR, Golf and St Patty's. But for locals it also refers to The Indian Wells BNP Tennis...

Posted in: Columns, Dale Gribow on the Law, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Don’t Be an A$$ About It – Get Checked!

Don’t Be an A$$ About It – Get Checked!

By | March 15, 2017 at 8:06 am | No comments

It’s been just over five years now that my good friend Captain Andy Troncale of the Arcadia (Calif.) Fire Department passed away. Andy and I grew up together and played Little League in West Covina, Calif. We joined the Los Angeles County Fire Department as Explorers at age...

Posted in: Columns, Safety Tips, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Any Doubt that Federer is the greatest of all time?

Any Doubt that Federer is the greatest of all time?

By | March 15, 2017 at 7:23 am | No comments

By Flint Wheeler Yes there is doubt. It can be argued that Roger Federer is not "THE" greatest tennis player of all time. Most experts and ex professionals like myself believe it's impossible to know who the "Greatest Of All Time” is. The best we can do is to try and...

Posted in: Columns, Sports Scene, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

“He told me he wasn’t attracted to me anymore…”

“He told me he wasn’t attracted to me anymore…”

By | March 15, 2017 at 7:23 am | No comments

Dear Jenny, I have been with the same man for almost 7 years. We are so happy together! We have been through so much and our relationship only gets stronger. At the same time, I have been going through a very difficult period in my own private life.  Things are happening...

Posted in: Ask Jenny, Columns, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

By | March 15, 2017 at 7:20 am | No comments

Week of March 16 © Copyright 2017  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): The more unselfish and compassionate you are in the coming weeks, the more likely it is you will get exactly what you need. Here are four ways that can be true: 1. If you're kind to people, they...

Posted in: Columns, Free Will Astrology, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Multiple Uses For Botox

Multiple Uses For Botox

By | March 15, 2017 at 7:10 am | No comments

By Dr. Maria Lombardo By now almost everyone has heard of Botox.  And most people know that it can be used to treat the “frown lines” between the eyebrows, or the “elevens” as it is sometimes referred to… but there are many places on the face that Botox can...

Posted in: Beauty, Columns, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Optimism: In the Genes, or Learned Behavior?

Optimism: In the Genes, or Learned Behavior?

By | March 15, 2017 at 7:00 am | No comments

By Sunny Simon I get the biggest kick out of my friend David. He has a quiz addiction. The other day David stated a quiz declared him a member of the obsessive compulsive disorder tribe. No gray areas, he scored 100%. We lovingly teased him. It was unnecessary to take a quiz...

Posted in: Columns, Life & Career Coach, Week 03/16 - 03/22 2017

Zelda’s Nightclub Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary

Zelda’s Nightclub Celebrates 40 Year Anniversary

By | March 8, 2017 at 3:40 am | No comments

By Avery Wood Zelda’s Nightclub will be hosting its 40th anniversary party on Saturday, March 11 to celebrate being one of the longest-standing nightclubs in the Coachella Valley and according to owner Mike McCormick, “there is no doubt this is going to be the event of...

Posted in: Columns, Cover Stories, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/09 - 03/15 2017

Inside the La Quinta Arts Festival

Inside the La Quinta Arts Festival

By | March 8, 2017 at 3:35 am | No comments

By Avery Wood The 35th annual La Quinta Arts Festival took place last weekend, March 2-5, 2017 at the La Quinta Civic Center Park. The festival showcases 220 artists, some local and some that traveled internationally to display their pieces. According to Kathleen Hughes,...

Posted in: Art Scene, Columns, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/09 - 03/15 2017

Angel Light Academy’s 19th ANNUAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE MARCH 11 & 12

Angel Light Academy’s 19th ANNUAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE MARCH 11 & 12

By | March 8, 2017 at 3:32 am | No comments

Focuses on Important Topics for Valley Youth Including Suicide, Cyber Bullying, Meanness, College/Career Prep and More By Michelle McLaughlin Angel Light Academy’s  Annual Youth Leadership Conference has made a difference in the lives of thousands of area...

Posted in: Columns, Events, Week 03/09 - 03/15 2017