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Hope for Isaiah, Four Year Old Cancer Fighter

Hope for Isaiah, Four Year Old Cancer Fighter

By | March 22, 2017 at 9:09 am | No comments

Live Music and FUNdraising at Big Rock Pub, Monday, March 27th, 6 pm By Tanya Moreno, Desi Strong Foundation Meet four-year-old Isaiah. He has been battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cancer for over a year now. He loves his Marvel Comics superheroes, especially The...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Events, Feature Stories, Week 03/23 - 03/29 2017

Jason Nutter

Jason Nutter

By | March 8, 2017 at 3:22 am | No comments

By Morgan James Jason Nutter is a talented musician who not only shares his passion for music with audiences from Coachella Valley to Los Angeles, but with children and adults with special needs and of all abilities. An accomplished singer/songwriter, Jason has performed with...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Feature Stories, Local Music Spotlight, Week 03/09 - 03/15 2017

The Warburton – Chairman Clarke Rheney Named “VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR”

The Warburton – Chairman Clarke Rheney Named “VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR”

By | February 15, 2017 at 3:37 am | No comments

Making it Rain for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital By Lisa Morgan Somewhere, working into the wee hours of the morning, a former Boy Scout and scratch golfer is returning emails, making contact with bighearted celebrities, and organizing the next meeting of his...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Events, Feature Stories, Week 02/16 - 02/22 2017

Hot Purple Energy Goes Red For Women

Hot Purple Energy Goes Red For Women

By | February 8, 2017 at 11:53 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons Tis the season to celebrate the heart -- the quintessential symbol of love and affection. For centuries, this country and many others have fondly embraced Valentine’s Day as a cherished cultural tradition where we joyfully take the opportunity to express...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Cover Stories, Feature Stories, Week 02/09 - 02/15 2017

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB of Palm Springs Announces Its 2017 YOUTH OF THE YEAR: Ensuring Great Futures Recipient

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB of Palm Springs Announces Its 2017 YOUTH OF THE YEAR: Ensuring Great Futures Recipient

By | February 1, 2017 at 3:05 am | No comments

Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs is pleased announce Palm Springs High School senior Gabriel Gustavson as its Youth of the Year. The Youth of the Year is the Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs’ premier way of recognizing one exceptional member for serving the Club...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Week 02/02 - 02/08 2017

Palm Springs Women’s March

Palm Springs Women’s March

By | January 25, 2017 at 9:20 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons After a dark, rainy inauguration in Washington D.C. and in Palm Springs, Saturday brought beautiful sunshine to the desert along with a peaceful gathering of women, men, children and pets.  “This isn’t a protest, this is to show support for...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Feature Stories, Week 01/26 - 02/01 2017

Local Politicians and Citizens Discuss Trump

Local Politicians and Citizens Discuss Trump

By | January 25, 2017 at 9:15 pm | No comments

Coachella Mayor Steven Hernandez and State Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia spoke at a panel held in Coachella to discuss their intent to protect local populations from potentially detrimental legislation proposed by President Trump. By Avery Wood The panel concentrated on...

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The Unforgettable Hearts Awards

The Unforgettable Hearts Awards

By | January 18, 2017 at 12:22 pm | No comments

February 10th in Redlands, February 17th in Apple Valley, and February 24th in Indio The Unforgettable Hearts Awards, created by State Senator, Mike Morrell and Chaplain Tim Evans of The Unforgettables Foundation (TUF) 6 years ago, in Inland Empire, will take place in the High...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Events, Week 01/19 - 01/25 2017

Desert AIDS Project Receives $15,000 from The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation in Partnership with Macy’s

Desert AIDS Project Receives $15,000 from The Elizabeth Taylor Aids Foundation in Partnership with Macy’s

By | January 11, 2017 at 10:25 am | No comments

Desert AIDS Project (D.A.P.) has been awarded a grant for $15,000 from The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) in partnership with Macy’s. The grant will be used for clinical and social services programs for low-income people living with HIV/AIDS, helping them to achieve...

Posted in: Columns, Community, Week 01/12 - 01/18 2017

Ho Ho Holiday Gathering at The Art Place to Benefit Toys for Tots

Ho Ho Holiday Gathering at The Art Place to Benefit Toys for Tots

By | December 7, 2016 at 11:25 pm | No comments

By Craig Michaels The Art Place in Palm Desert wants to put the Ho Ho back in your Holidays! They have partnered with the 29 Palms Marine Corps to help bring Christmas to less fortunate families. The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect...

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Bighorn Institute

Bighorn Institute

By | November 16, 2016 at 7:50 pm | No comments

Advocating For The Preservation Of Desert Wildlife Since 1982 By Esther Sanchez For many decades, the Coachella Valley has been a true hotbed of philanthropic work of all sorts and we at CV Weekly pride ourselves on doing everything we can to highlight, support and bring...

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LIFESTREAM COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

LIFESTREAM COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

By | November 16, 2016 at 8:35 am | No comments

Where: Riverside County Sheriff’s Department Address: 73705 Gerald Ford Drive, Palm Desert Date: Tuesday, Nov. 22 Time: 1 to 5 p.m. Where: Lowe’s Address: 78865 Highway 111, La Quinta Date: Wednesday, Nov. 23 Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Milan...

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SPECIAL VETERANS FUNDRAISER NOVEMBER 7

SPECIAL VETERANS FUNDRAISER NOVEMBER 7

By | November 2, 2016 at 10:33 pm | No comments

Proceeds Benefit American Friends of our Armed Forces With Veteran's Day only a week away, La Quinta Cliffhouse Grill & Bar and Pacifica Seafood Restaurant have announced a special promotion honoring veterans and active duty military personnel with a free entree on Monday,...

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ANNUAL HEALING FIELD EVENT

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR ANNUAL HEALING FIELD EVENT

By | November 2, 2016 at 10:22 pm | No comments

The opening ceremony will be at noon Saturday, Nov. 5, in Patriot Park Volunteers are needed to help the Rotary Clubs of Cathedral City as they prepare for the 11th annual Healing Field event, which is scheduled to take place from Nov. 5 through 12 at Patriot Park. Patriot...

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RECOGNIZING LGBT HISTORY MONTH

RECOGNIZING LGBT HISTORY MONTH

By | October 20, 2016 at 8:25 am | No comments

By Maria Miranda Social Security District Manager in Palm Springs, CA Social Security is committed to treating all Americans fairly. This commitment extends to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people covered by Social Security’s many programs. October is also...

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Mia St. John’s Biggest Fight

Mia St. John’s Biggest Fight

By | October 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm | No comments

By Noe Gutierrez Making headlines on "CBS This Morning" and "Entertainment Tonight" about the highly publicized and controversial suicide of their beloved son Julian, actor Kristoff St. John ("The Young and the Restless") and Palm Spring's based world champion boxer Mia St....

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Social Security JOINS THE hispanic heritage MONTH CELEBRATION

Social Security JOINS THE hispanic heritage MONTH CELEBRATION

By | September 21, 2016 at 12:05 pm | No comments

By Maria Miranda Social Security District Manager in Palm Springs, CA Social Security joins you and your family in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15. We know the contributions of Hispanics can be traced to before the origins...

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Focus on Retirement Planning — It’s Your Future

Focus on Retirement Planning — It’s Your Future

By | September 15, 2016 at 3:02 pm | No comments

By Maria Miranda Social Security District Manager in Palm Springs, CA ­ When most people begin their career, retirement is the farthest thing from their mind. Instead, they focus on trying to purchase a home, start a family, or perhaps save money for travel. Retirement seems...

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Grand Opening of the Oasis Soccer Field is scheduled for September 8

Grand Opening of the Oasis Soccer Field is scheduled for September 8

By | August 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm | No comments

Soccer field in Oasis opens to the delight of local residents Desert Recreation District (DRD) is opening a new soccer field in the unincorporated community of Oasis and the public is invited to come celebrate. On Thursday, September 8, 2016, DRD will host a grand opening event...

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LA QUINTA NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR VETERAN’S DAY RECOGNITION EVENT

LA QUINTA NOW ACCEPTING NOMINATIONS FOR VETERAN’S DAY RECOGNITION EVENT

By | August 18, 2016 at 5:18 pm | No comments

The City of La Quinta is now accepting nominations for its annual Veteran’s Day Recognition Ceremony. La Quinta proudly acknowledges and honors its distinguished Veteran residents from all branches of serve in a ceremony open to the public. The tribute includes certificates...

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SOCIAL SECURITY TURNS 81

SOCIAL SECURITY TURNS 81

By | August 18, 2016 at 5:17 pm | No comments

By Maria Miranda Look who’s over the hill! In August, we will be celebrating the 81st anniversary of Social Security. Although Social Security’s overall structure remains the same, it’s impossible to overlook the changes in the economy and advancements in technology...

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Hit A Home Run With Social Security

Hit A Home Run With Social Security

By | August 11, 2016 at 5:40 pm | No comments

By Maria Miranda A home run is a highlight of any baseball game. The fans cheer with excitement to see a player rocket the ball into the stands. So, what are you doing to prepare for your retirement home run? Your goal should be to get past 1st, 2nd & 3rd base and make it...

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Free Tramway Ride for Armed Forces During July

Free Tramway Ride for Armed Forces During July

By | June 30, 2016 at 6:05 am | No comments

By Craig Michaels The month of July is typically one of the hotter months of the year for the Coachella Valley. It’s also a month when we celebrate the independence of our country. What better way to say ‘Thank you’ to our military personal then a free to the top of the...

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8th annual Pathways to Success Scholarship Awards Ceremony

8th annual Pathways to Success Scholarship Awards Ceremony

By | June 12, 2016 at 2:10 am | No comments

CVEP and Partners to Award More Than $600,0000 in Scholarships to Coachella Valley Students at Eighth Annual Awards Ceremony on June 10 at 5:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Health Science Center at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage The Coachella Valley Economic Partnership...

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JOSHUA BONNER SELECTED TO LEAD NEWLY FORMED GREATER CV CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

JOSHUA BONNER SELECTED TO LEAD NEWLY FORMED GREATER CV CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

By | June 12, 2016 at 2:04 am | No comments

Multi-City Regional Organization Includes More Than 1,200 Members The newly formed Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce (GCVCC) has selected Joshua Bonner as its President and CEO, it was announced today. Bonner held the same position with the Indio Chamber of Commerce...

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HIGH TIME FOR DHS: The Cannabis Cultivation Capital

HIGH TIME FOR DHS: The Cannabis Cultivation Capital

By | May 28, 2016 at 2:07 am | No comments

By Heidi Simmons There is a buzz in Desert Hot Springs and the locals are high on the possibilities, potential and positive changes coming to their community with cannabis cultivation. (Throughout this story, in bold font, residents respond to what they think of the...

Posted in: Cannabis Corner, Columns, Community, Feature Stories

SPOTLIGHT 29 CASINO HONORS MILITARY PERSONNEL THIS MEMORIAL DAY

SPOTLIGHT 29 CASINO HONORS MILITARY PERSONNEL THIS MEMORIAL DAY

By | May 19, 2016 at 11:35 pm | No comments

Free Chairman’s Breakfast for Active and Retired Military, Plus Memorial Day Buffet & All Day Happy Hour Spotlight 29 Casino is proud to show their support and give back to all the American men and women who serve and have served in the United States Military this...

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S.O.S. HITS AN HISTORIC MILESTONE

S.O.S. HITS AN HISTORIC MILESTONE

By | May 19, 2016 at 11:33 pm | No comments

“Soldiers Organized Services has transported its 100,000th Marine!” S.O.S. is a 501c(3) charity which provides “no cost” transportation from the Palm Springs and Ontario Airports, to the USMC MCAGCC base in 29 Palms, CA. These free rides for active-duty military...

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CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY MUSEUM OF THE DESERT Hosts A Spring Ffundraiser With A Family Game Night

CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY MUSEUM OF THE DESERT Hosts A Spring Ffundraiser With A Family Game Night

By | May 12, 2016 at 7:45 pm | No comments

SPONSORED BY MITCH’S ON EL PASEO By Carissa Cascio Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert will host a spring fundraiser with a Family Game Night on Friday, May 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and showcase its newest interactive exhibit “Playing Together: Games.”...

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HOLDING FAST AND MOVING FORWARD: Desert Hot Springs State of the City

HOLDING FAST AND MOVING FORWARD: Desert Hot Springs State of the City

By | April 21, 2016 at 2:41 pm | No comments

By Heidi Simmons The Desert Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce put on a party to celebrate the city, its residents and its future.   With valet parking, a red carpet walk, Champagne, hors d’oeuvres and a party atmosphere, the message was clear, Desert Hot Springs has a...

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INDIO ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH PROFESSIONAL SOCAL COYOTES FOOTBALL TEAM

INDIO ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH PROFESSIONAL SOCAL COYOTES FOOTBALL TEAM

By | April 7, 2016 at 2:30 am | No comments

City will contribute to mentoring of young men, youth programs By Michael Felci The City of Indio recently announced a civic and corporate partnership with the SoCal Coyotes, a professional football team and non-profit leadership organization for local men ages 18-30. The...

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Transgender Day of Visibility to be Held on March 31, 2016

Transgender Day of Visibility to be Held on March 31, 2016

By | March 24, 2016 at 6:15 pm | No comments

Trans Community Project (TCP) announced today the Trangender Day of Visibility will be held on Thursday, March 31, 2016, from 4 to 8 pm at the Local Color Gallery at 220 E. Arenas Rd, in Palm Springs. The annual event is organized to show support, raise awareness and celebrate...

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Martha’s Village and Kitchen to be the Designated Community Partner for Whole Foods Market 5% Day

Martha’s Village and Kitchen to be the Designated Community Partner for Whole Foods Market 5% Day

By | March 17, 2016 at 2:22 am | No comments

Martha’s Village and Kitchen will be the Community Partner for the upcoming Whole Foods 5% Day taking place on March 22, 2016 in Palm Desert. On this day, 5% of net sales will be donated to Martha’s Village and Kitchen in support of programs and services for persons...

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WALK FOR KIDS RETURNS TO COACHELLA VALLEY

WALK FOR KIDS RETURNS TO COACHELLA VALLEY

By | March 10, 2016 at 9:36 pm | No comments

RESIDENTS LACE UP TO KEEP FAMILIES CLOSE TO THEIR CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN Join KESQ Morning News Anchor Bianca Rae for the Second Annual Fundraiser benefiting Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California This March members from the Coachella Valley communities are...

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CVASA Presents The 2nd Annual Autism Walk

By | March 10, 2016 at 9:34 pm | No comments

The Coachella Valley Autism Society of America (CVASA) will be hosting their second annual Autism Walk to raise funds and promote Autism awareness in the Coachella Valley. The second annual Autism Walk will be held on Saturday, April 9, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the...

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