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We’ve all heard the staggering statistic that 90% of restaurants fail in their first year.  Fortunately for aspiring culinary entrepreneurs, this is just a...

Calvin, Rescued with Minutes to Go

Rescue dogs are the best dogs, loving, grateful, and wise having triumphed over adversity. There is also magic to some of their rescue stories, a strange sequence of events and...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Week of April 19 © Copyright 2012  Rob Brezsny   ARIES (March 21-April 19): You had to take the test before you got a chance to study...

Not Just Another Sunday

Not Just Another Sunday The final day of Coachella’s first weekend wowed this first-time attendee BYLINE   At this point, it is well-known that the resurrection of Tupac...

SILLY & SPOOKY

TWO NEW FILMS FULFILL THEIR POSTER PROMISE   By Robin E. Simmons     Don’t you hate it when the promise of the poster is not delivered in the...

The Wine Bar

Some of my best memories have been wine tasting with friends and family.  Whether we drive to Temecula or venture further to Santa Barbara,...

Vein Vein Go Away

Purple, blue and red are all beautiful colors, but no so pretty when they appear in the form of spider veins or varicose veins....

BIG PLAID JACKET IN HARBOR TOWN.

by Mike Livingston; Co-Host, The CaddyShack Radio Show Following one of golf’s holiest weeks can often trigger a lull in both viewership or the strength...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

Week of April 19 © Copyright 2012  Rob Brezsny   ARIES (March 21-April 19): You had to take the test before you got a chance to study...

DO AS I SAY…

The STOCK Act (Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act) was passed into law last month, a full six years after first being introduced to...

Who Is The Greatest DJ of Them All?

Today’s greatest DJs are more than just headphones and turntables, they are superstars. DJs spend their time collaborating with artists, touring the hottest clubs...

Amidst Legal Battle, Medical Marijuana Collectives Worry About Patient Wellbeing

By Marissa Willman   With a flurry of local and state legal battles set to decide whether medical marijuana collectives can legally operate storefronts in the...

C.V. DESERT DATELINE: R.S.V.P. A.S.A.P.

BYLINE:  DIANE MARLIN-DIRKX In all the frenzied circus of the calendar we’ve forgotten to speak to a very important subject.  Like, let’s talk Dress Code. ...

Club Crawler

THU  APRIL 19   19TH HOLE; PD; 760-772-6696 Karaoke w/ T Bone  8pm 29 PALMS INN; 29 PALMS ; 760-367-3505 Bill & Beverly  6pm (JZ) ACE HOTEL; PS;...

SIR Keeps Desert Parties Going

By Marissa Willman             As one of four co-owners of SIR Equipment Rentals’ Palm Desert branch, Randy Hewitson spends many nights setting up audio and...

Drug Culture and Prison Time

Book Review by Heidi Simmons   A Tale of Two Lives:  The Susan LeFevre Fugitive Story by Marie S. Walsh aka Susan LeFevre  (Orange Peel Press)   American...

Meet the Desert’s ‘Low-Budget Jesse James’

By Marissa Willman Maybe you’ve seen him at his tattoo shop in Palm Desert. Maybe you’ve seen him teaching spin classes at Gold’s Gym. Or...

A Cause Close to Home

The Lumpy’s Scramble for Autism raises funds for families in need By D. Arment April is Autism Awareness month, and among the walks for autism and...

At The Drive In

By Nate Jackson Legendary post-hardcore outfit At the Drive-In is reuniting to perform at Coachella this year. But the group -- whose members Omar Rodríguez-López...

Off the Grid

Off the Grid – Business Profile By: Marissa Willman April 8, 2012 Word Count: 499     Surrounded by aisles stocked with food rations, boxes of ammunition and weapons ranging...

Those Festive Wine Tasting Parties

Those Festive Wine Tasting Parties    by Rick Riozza   Wine is the most festive drink ever known to man.  Even if the only wine in the...

Mark Linford and Sergio Villegas

Linford and Villegas “wow” the guests a The Wine Bar in “Dueling Guitars II”   If you want to see something very unique, stop by The...

The ABC’s of Small Claims

The Small Claims court is a very special court where you can not have a lawyer with you and disputes are resolved quickly. With...

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Biodegrade and Compost

“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Biodegrade and Compost”.  While this extended version of the phrase isn’t as catchy, it is a better way to look at...

Screen it

  ANIMAL LOVE STEPPING OUTSIDE OUR SPECIES     By Robin E. Simmons   Savoring the rich and varied life on our awesome planet never gets old.  Movies that delve...

TWO CATS ARE BETTER THAN ONE!

TWO CATS ARE BETTER THAN ONE!  HOW TO PROPERLY INTRODUCE A NEW CAT Jenny Smith was thinking about getting a second cat to join her household.  However,...

Backstreet Bistro

Many people have asked me, “What is your favorite place to eat in the valley?” and while I cannot choose a favorite out of...

Change Happens in an Instant

The one thing that we know is constant is change.  Sometimes we crave change and other times we dread it.  One thing for sure...

Michael Keeth’s new album, Shed The Skin

Michael Keeth’s new album, Shed The Skin, is the definition of simple. It’s all him: his voice, his acoustic guitar, a second acoustic guitar...

Laser Away

Unwanted hair. We all have it somewhere. Lips, chin, ears, underarms, legs, nostrils, and even toes sometimes bear unbearable hair. Sure we can shave,...

Tootie’s BBQ

As much as I love the taste of a good BBQ meal, I normally steer clear of those types of restaurants since I’m rarely...

BUBBA MASTERS AUGUSTA

BUBBA MASTERS AUGUSTA……..by Mike Livingston; Co-Host, The CaddyShack Radio Show In golf terms, maybe the holiest of weeks ended on arguably our country’s second biggest...

En Garde!

Leslie Taft shares her passion for fencing at College of the Desert and her own fencing academy By Seham Saba   Leslie Taft began her fencing career...

THE TAX MAN GIVETH…

If you are like me, you will be working frantically this weekend to get your taxes done...or at least the extension form that gives...

DJ Alf Alpha

                Born in Palm Springs, CA ,  Rafael Lopez was introduced to music at the age of...

Car Show Season!

A chance meeting leads to wicked vehicles and new friends By Joseph Lucero   Car shows are so much fun! Thankfully, they’re held around these parts every weekend...

Club Crawler

THU  APRIL 12  19TH HOLE; PD; 760-772-6696 Karaoke w/ T Bone  8pm 29 PALMS INN; 29 PALMS ; 760-367-3505 Bill & Beverly  6pm (JZ) ACE HOTEL; PS;...

C.V. DESERT DATELINE: R.S.V.P. A.S.A.P.

BYLINE:  DIANE MARLIN-DIRKX Coming Attractions Alert!  Yes, I know. We should be wrapping up the season of things to do, people to see, and the...

DOG STAR

DOG STAR Book Review by Heidi Simmons Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend by Susan Orlean (Simon & Schuster) If you are a dog lover...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY Week of April 12 © Copyright 2012 Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Some people misunderstand the do-it-now fervor of the Aries tribe,...

ArtsOasis Profile

ArtsOasis Profile By Marissa Willman April 9, 2012 Word Count: 565 There’s no denying the Coachella Valley is home to a thriving arts community. From Coachella and Stagecoach...

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

The sun rises over the Empire Polo Fields, it’s a warm spring and campers move about eager and in awed anticipation of what’s to...

Coachella Fest

With so many great artists scheduled to play at Coachella this year, here are a few strongly-recommended acts that should be on the top...

Coachella, Brought to You by the Letter ‘B’

We look to the second letter of the alphabet for some can’t-miss acts  It’s nearly 4 a.m. in the Milwaukee casino Potawatomi, and the roulette...

Coachella Preview

By Jesse Every year 50-60,000 music goer’s lineup at Coachella for the opportunity to see the biggest names in music play all in one venue....

KCOD Radio

In Spring 2011, College of the Desert oceanography professor Bob Pellenbarg donates radio broadcast equipment, spurring the Student Journalist Society, a club at College...

Desert Legends Come Together for One of Their Own- R.I.P. “Britt...

We have movie legends, sports legends, music legends and here in the CV we have the pioneers of the desert rock movement who we...

Plan B Live Entertainment & Cocktails

by Philip Lacombe  Plan A isn’t always the best plan, especially when there’s a Plan B. Plan B Live Entertainment & Cocktails that is. Plan...

“CUTTING” FOR SPRING BREAK

By Heidi Simmons     A look at Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese (Knopf, paperback, ebook)   Spring break is the perfect time to relax and get away,...

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