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BY RUTH HILL R.N. November marks diabetes and Alzheimer’s awareness month. Today I will focus on Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. Alzheimer’s Disease is a progressive mental deterioration that is characterized by memory loss, confusion, and problems communicating. Thirty-five million people are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s worldwide, 6.2 million Americans are living with the condition. Other neurodegenerative diseases include Parkinson’s Disease at...
…And, how to avoid them BY MICHELLE BORTHWICK There are many common mistakes when starting Keto but here are a few I see quite often in my coaching practice that causes individuals to be frustrated and doubtful that they are doing Keto wrong or that they should be getting better results. In the last issue I covered this topic  (https://coachellavalleyweekly.com/what-are-the-common-mistakes-on-keto-part-1/)  and...
By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna When first celebrated as Armistice Day, the day marked the end of World War I, formally recognized on the “11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month” in 1918. Today we continue to celebrate the day as Veterans Day, still recognizing the original tie with November 11th. That means Veterans Day is on the...
By Aimee Mosco “Affirmations serve as tools to train your brain to believe that an outcome has either come to fruition or is imminent. They are an important element of transformation because they infuse belief and set clear parameters for actions to create outcomes.” Daily Agreements, Guidelines & Intentions, by Aimee Mosco and Donald L. Ferguson, page 15. When you speak,...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2021  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): For much of her life, Aries poet Mary Ruefle enjoyed imagining that polar bears and penguins "grew up together playing side by side on the ice, sharing the same vista, bits of blubber, and innocent lore." But one day, her illusions were shattered. In a science journal, she discovered that there...
By Haddon Libby Despite a global pandemic and a barely functional two-party government system in Washington DC, US equities have nearly doubled in value while home, food and gas prices are through the roof. What is going on? These remarkable returns are largely due to a change in approach by the government in how it goes about stimulating the economy during a...
OF COURSE NOT! INSURANCE CO’S ARE IN THE BUSINESS OF PAYING THEIR INSURED/CUSTOMERS/CLAIMANTS AS LITTLE AS POSSIBLE FOR ALL TYPES OF CLAIMS. HOWEVER, YOU STILL MAY NOT NEED A LAWYER. NOT EVERY ACCIDENT WARRANTS A LAWYER. SOME CASES CAN BE SETTLED ON YOUR OWN. THE CHANCES ARE YOU WILL NOT COLLECT AS MUCH MONEY AS YOU WOULD WITH A...
By Crystal Harrell Having been established the same day the world shut down on March 18, 2020, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Reefer Madness is a dispensary that has beaten the odds and retained their reputation as a Palm Springs cannabis staple. Appropriately themed with Alice in Wonderland, Reefer Madness Dispensary and Lounge sends customers down a rabbit hole of...
By Crystal Harrell The 35th annual Greater Palm Springs Pride Festival is back in full swing since the pandemic, celebrating love, freedom, and the strength of the LGBTQ community. This multi-day pride celebration takes place from November 1st through the 7th with free admission. Palm Canyon Drive will be home to a friendly Pride Festival unique to Southern California, where attendees...
By Esther Sanchez A true Coachella Valley native, Matt King has spent much of his very young life soaking up the desert music scene. At the age of twenty, this CVHS graduate has already been involved with multiple, respected projects and built a reputation for not only being a solid musician, but a generally standup dude. I have had the...
Los Angeles hair metal band LA Guns is bringing its “Checkered Past” tour to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino to rock the outdoor venue for a special edition of Rock Yard on Steroids on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. Rock fans are in for a sizzling sonic experience at this free concert featuring a band with a legendary past. Veterans of the...
By Eleni P. Austin Chrissie Hynde first indicated her affinity for Bob Dylan back in 1994, when The Pretenders covered “Forever Young” on Last Of The Independents album. Born a decade after the Bard of Hibbing, she was besotted by his music early on, so it seems wildly apropos that when Covid 19 hit, Chrissie hunkered down in Maida Vale,...
The Westin Mission Hills Debuts New Event Space with The Return of Grooves With the launch of its brand-new event venue, The Backyard, The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa is excited to announce the Grooves at The Westin Concert series is back with a new stage and all-star lineup. With artists like Patrice Rushen, Paul Brown, Peter White,...
Grammy-nominated comedy powerhouse Bill Burr brings his hilarious stand-up tour Bill Burr (Slight Return) to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022. Tickets go on-sale this Friday at 10AM PT at www.FantasySpringsResort.com. Bill Burr is one of the top comedic voices of his generation, achieving success in TV and film as well as on stage. He sells out theaters...
ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 29 TICKETS ON SALE THIS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, AT 10 A.M. Legendary comedian, award-winning actress, and best-selling author, Carol Burnett will take the stage for “An Evening of Laughter and Reflection” at The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa on Saturday, January 29 at 8:00 p.m. During the performance, Burnett will take questions from the audience...
29 Brews, the in-house brewery at Spotlight 29 Casino in Coachella, California, will be the Presenting Sponsor at the Palm Springs Air Museum’s 9th Annual Props and Hops Craft Beer Festival. The popular annual event will take place Saturday, November 20 and will feature the opportunity for attendees to sample craft beers from 29 Brews and other breweries as...
One Weekend Only! Palm Canyon Theatre The Del Shores and Palm Springs love affair continues with the Palm Springs premiere of, This Side of Crazy.  Mr. Shores, who loves Palm Springs, stated “It was almost as if Palm Springs adopted Sordid Lives; it became theirs.” Due to its continued popularity and cult following, Palm Canyon Theatre just performed its eighth...
By Robin E. Simmons David Lynch’s much-berated edition of “Dune” (1984) was a critical and commercial flop.  Lynch himself has disavowed the film.  Further, he says he has no interest in the current version in theaters and streaming on HBO Max.  Denis Villeneuve version of Frank Herbert’s massive and hugely relevant film has already met with widespread commercial and critical...
Idyllwild CA Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail takes its name from Ernie Maxwell, the founder of the Idyllwild Town Crier, and an advocate for the outdoors who wanted a horse trail from Idyllwild to Humber Park. No permit is required to hike Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail, but any vehicle parked in Humber Park will need a National Forest Adventure Pass ($5...
By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna Change Your Clocks – Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries! “It’s time to change our clocks this coming Sunday November 7th back one hour for daylight savings. It is a good time to change your smoke detector batteries and check their condition,” says Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna. Two-thirds of home fire deaths occurred in homes without working smoke...
By Rick Riozza It’s that time of year where we begin to recommend wines for the holidays:  More reds than whites (hey! How about that Orange wine?); of course our fair share of bubbly and some tasty dessert wine for the plethora of sweeties out there. As you may know, I don’t have much of a sweet tooth; I’ll always go...
By Lola Rossi Evangelist Jeremy Boudreaux, an affiliate of Jimmy Swaggart Ministries, will return to the Coachella Valley on Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7 at 7 p.m. for Anchored 2 The Cross Ministries at 45-520 Clinton Street at the corner of De Oro in Indio. (760) 600-6438. They have Sunday Service at 2 p.m. and Tuesday night Bible...
BY NADIA POPOVA Nadia Popova explains why walking 20 min a day for 5 days a week can significantly improve your health and well-being. I was born and raised in Ukraine where people walk a lot. Till today my 75 years old mother walks every day whether it’s just a brisk walk or grocery shopping trip. As you might know many countries...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2021  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Are you still hoping to heal from psychological wounds that you rarely speak about? May I suggest that you consider speaking about them in the coming weeks? Not to just anyone and everyone, of course, but rather to allies who might be able to help you generate at least a partial...
By Haddon Libby As expected, equity markets rebounded strongly after drifting sideways to down over the last quarter.  More than half of S&P 500 stocks were down more than 20% from their 2021 peaks at the end of September.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 6.4% during October resulting in year-to-date returns of 17% while the S&P 500 was...
The Age of Covid has sure changed things. For one it has caused most of us to spend more time at home. Then there were the Stay Home Orders too. I wrote about all this in the beginning of Covid and predicted more Home Scams? It has never been easier for the Bad Guys to reach their “targets” at...
5 reasons why you should keep your devices updated... By Dennis Shelly UGH! SERIOUSLY ANOTHER UPDATE!?! We feel your pain, and we know it’s tempting to postpone or just skip updates all together. We get it, however, by doing this it can expose you to significant security threats and restricts you from taking advantage of new features included in new software...
By Janet McAfee Boozehounds is a spectacular local restaurant that caters to Coachella Valley dogs and their humans who love to dine with them.  This pet-friendly gourmet restaurant, café and bar, opened its doors on April 27 in Palm Springs.  What makes this venue unique is the inclusion of a doggie menu where Fido can select an entree or snack...
Residents and visitors are invited to downtown Palm Springs on Thursday, Nov. 11 for the 24th Annual City of Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade. The parade kicks off at 3:30 p.m. on Palm Canyon Drive at Ramon Road and heads north concluding at Alejo Road. This year’s theme is “Honoring All Who Served” in our Armed Forces. For the...
By Crystal Harrell BB Ingle was a beloved, prominent figure in the Coachella Valley, known for being a world-class promoter and living life as though it were a grand celebration. BB passed away in October of last year after a yearlong battle with stage 4 prostate cancer at the age of 68. To honor BB with the same enthusiasm that...

Halloween Events

By Crystal Harrell Halloween is upon us, and here are some ways to have a spooky good time in the Coachella Valley this October. Gather at the Gardens Where: The Gardens on El Paseo When: October 30, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fall favorites, contests and activities will be available for the whole family! Enjoy an afternoon of rock climbing, pumpkin painting and costume contests for...
By Dee Jae Cox It began with writer/cartoonist William Steig’s 1990 fantasy picture book, Shrek. The story of an ugly monster who finds his equally ugly princess.  It won several children’s book awards when first published, despite some objections at the time that it was questionably suitable for children.  In 2001 DreamWorks produced an Animated film adaptation of, Shrek, which...

Fever Dog

New Album, “Alpha Waves” Drops Nov 5th, 2021 By Esther Sanchez Although they are all very young guys in their 20s, this local rock and roll band is bringing in a relative wealth of experience as musicians and performers. Founding members, Danny Graham (lead vocals, guitar and songwriter) and Joshua Adams (drums, vocals, general writing and production) have literally been rocking...
By Eleni P. Austin If it were possible for The Clash and The Replacements to produce a musical love-child, it may have sounded a lot like The Bootheels. For one brief shining moment, in the otherwise abysmal year of 1988, The Bootheels raged and woodshedded in a Hollywood garage, eager to take on the world. But their reign was over...

4K ‘BASTERDS’

Readers tell me they like seeing reviews and mentions of older films and recent movies transferred to the 4K/UHD format.  Check out this exceptional-looking and sounding recent film on your home theater system. By Robin E. Simmons INGLORIUS BASTERDS Now you can enjoy Quentin Tarantino’s star-studded, action-packed war hriller in ultra high definition as it was meant to be seen.  Now available...
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna During the month of October, you probably have seen firefighters wearing “pink” shirts. No, it’s not a uniform change or to look pretty, but to show support and bring awareness about breast cancer. Before we close October and head into November, let’s talk about it! Breast cancer that affects roughly 124...

Hallo-Wine Party

By Rick Riozza Come this time of year most wine columns cover the spookiest bottles of wine around. We’ve done a lot of that during the last ten years—so much so, that’s it’s scary to even think about writing about those wines and labels again. And seeing that the Halloween scene is still a bit iffy around these parts, we’ll relieve...

Exalting Your Wisdom

By Aimee Mosco “The simple truth is that we naturally cultivate wisdom through the act of living. So, regardless of whether or not you have a formal education, have traveled the world or stayed in your own backyard, dined with dignitaries or gone hungry, you have effectively developed your own brand of wisdom.” Daily Agreements, Guidelines & Intentions, by Aimee...

FREE WILL ASTROLOGY

© Copyright 2021  Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21-April 19): Aries philosopher Emil Cioran wrote, "When I meet friends or people I know who are going through a difficult period, I usually have this advice for them: 'Spend 20 minutes in a cemetery, and you'll see that, though your worry won’t disappear, you'll almost forget about it and you'll feel better.'"...
The correct answer is maybe. During the era of Covid we see fewer cars on the road and thus fewer accidents. However, when there is an accident, the insurance company will fight just as hard to pay as little as possible. Prior Injuries Are Not Always a Problem. However they do factor in when in trial or when trying to...
By Haddon Libby November is a busy month with the end of Daylight Savings Time, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving, the beginning of Hannukah and the start of the Christmas shopping season with Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Despite this busy schedule, each day during the month is chocked full of things to commemorate and observe.  For example, the month gets started with...
The must-have tech to maximize your "Work from Home" experience! By Dennis Shelly Working from home provides several advantages, such as more time with family, the chance to exercise while working, and no travel. However, there are some drawbacks: you won't have daily interactions with colleagues, and your productivity may drop as a result. As a consequence, if you work from...
By Janet McAfee Dogs have an incredible ability to detect odors way beyond our human capacity.  They possess more than 25 times the number of scent receptors than humans, boosting their smelling ability by 100,000 times.  Dogs are used to detect drugs and explosives in airports, they help our military in combat locate land mines, and they work valiantly in...
By Crystal Harrell On Thursday, October 28, there will be a RockStock & 2 Smoking Barrels charity benefit concert presented by new Coachella Valley hard rock band Tattoo The Serpent. The event will take place from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Plan B Live Entertainment & Cocktails, and features a lineup of different bands to raise awareness to an...
TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Country music returns to the desert next week with rock/country band Kevin Costner & Modern West’s “Tales From Yellowstone Tour” on Friday, October 22, 2021 at 8 p.m. and country singer-songwriter Dustin Lynch on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. at The Show at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa. Next spring, Country Thunder From Down...
BY FIRE CHIEF SAM DIGIOVANNA We’ve all heard of the Monster Mash https://lnkd.in/g8xq-ZxR But what about the Halloween Bash at the Westin Hills Rancho Mirage on Friday October 29th 2021 This will be a great event and tribute to Walter Bryan “BB” Ingle who passed away on Tuesday, October 6, 2020.  BB was well known throughout the CV as a...
By Dee Jae Cox He stalked her. Beat her. Threw her down a flight of stairs. Ran over her with his car. Raped her. Took control of all of the money. Isolated her from family and friends. Terrified the children. Brutalized her over imagined wrong-doings. Reduced her self-worth to ashes.  Kept her bruised, bloody and broken….but why didn’t she just...
BY CRYSTAL HARRELL Brazilian designer Ilze Volkweis has made a name for herself in the Coachella Valley, establishing her fashion line throughout California, and now, she is featured at Insanity on El Paseo. The famous “Rodeo Drive of the Desert” is home to high fashion brands and designers, making it a staple of Palm Desert. “I think this shop is the...
By Eleni P. Austin “You never, never, never, never know how much I love you, true love is hard to quantify, cos the time I love you best is when you’re east and I am west and the time that I love you most is when you’re on the other coast” That’s Asleep At The Wheel practicing some serious social...
By Robin E. Simmons CBS and Paramount  Pictures celebrate the venerable sci-fi franchise’s anniversary with the debut of the first four theatrical films on 4K UHD/BD as well as the release of the original series on Blu-ray. If you are a fan of the various Trek iterations, this bounty of home theater treats is a must-have for the home movie library. With...

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