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ROCK OF AGES

The first time the Rolling Stones played the Inland Empire was 1964 at San Bernardino’s Swing Auditorium, launching the British group’s first U.S. tour. Now they’re back. Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Neil Young and Promise of the Real, Roger Waters and The Who are also headed for Desert Trip, Indio’s October music festival. Read more...



OUR ANNUAL HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEW

What makes a winning football team? Is it all about the talented stars on the roster, or is a well-run program the key to creating a championship team? Read more...



NEXT MONTH PREVIEW

In next month's issue, we feature not only familiar faces and names involved in the wine business, but we also bring you some recent red wine releases from local vintners Read more...



HEARTFELT EMOTION

Mary Chapin Carpenter is on the road promoting her latest album, The Things That We Are Made Of. Sept. 27 at Riverside’s Fox Performing Arts Center. Read more...



GOOD MEDICINE

Future doctors find a home at UC Riverside’s School of Medicine, where they’re training to meet the needs of Inland Empire patients. Read more...














Super Bowls

Sallimar Lorenzana, a 25-year-old Corona entrepreneur who recently launched Superfood by Sallimar, will deliver her acai fruit bowls and smoothies if you give her at least a day’s notice. She has a food truck ready to make its debut after obtaining final approvals from Riverside County officials. Look for her on Instagram and Facebook. (951) 532-1669.


MASTER’S TOUCH

With a career that spans several decades in California’s wine business, most of it in Northern California, George Bursick is excited about the rich, decomposed granite soil—“untapped potential,” he calls it—of the Temecula Valley. Read more...


HAPPY HOUR TREATS

Wolfgang Puck has brought his newest restaurant concept, WP Kitchen + Bar, to Palm Desert. Puck designed the menu with plenty of tasting opportunities and small plates. Included on the happy hour menu are Fritto Misto and the Moscow Mule, shown at left. House cocktails, wines, prosecco and beer are available from $5–$7. Happy hour takes place 3 to 6 p.m. daily in the bar + lounge and on the patio. 73-130 El Paseo, Palm Desert; (760) 568-2700, wolfgangpuck.com

HEARTFELT EMOTION

Mary Chapin Carpenter is on the road promoting her latest album, The Things That We Are Made Of. Sept. 27 at Riverside’s Fox Performing Arts Center. Read more...


DAWN OF A NEW ERA

The global debut of the all-new Lexus LC 500 takes the luxury brand into the future. Read more...

FALL HARVEST DINNERS

Create your own fall harvest dinner with recipes from Leah Di Bernardo, owner and executive chef at E.A.T. Marketplace in Temecula.Find recipes here...


ANNETTE HOEGNER

Annette Hoegner used to organize events for the clothing company she worked for. Realizing she loved that process more than her actual job, she got a business license, attended an accreditation course, and launched Classic Touch Events in 2005.