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CHANGE OF SCENE

A fan favorite on “NCIS,” Michael Weatherly breaks out on his own in “Bull,” a new CBS series that casts him as a top-of-the-line jury consultant who helps lawyers make the best case for their clients. Read more...



ALL ABOUT PASTA

With a rich history that ranges from sustaining populations to taking center stage at some of the best restaurants in the world, this simple food staple becomes a shining star in the hands of talented Inland Empire chefs. Read more...



NEXT MONTH PREVIEW

In next month's issue we profile the superstar, who takes her private life public in E! Entertainment’s “Mariah’s World,” a new docu-series premiering Dec. 4. In addition check out the many events and shows that take place in the Inland Empire and beyond. Read more...



THE NUTCRACKER

One of the holiday season’s most treasured traditions is The Nutcracker ballet, which tells the story of a girl named Clara and her adventures, set to music by Tchaikovsky. 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

THE NUTCRACKER

David Allan’s Nutcracker performances are at 1 and 7 p.m. on Dec. 17 and 18 at Riverside City College’s Landis Performing Arts Center, 4800 Magnolia Ave., Riverside. 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.