Coachella and Stagecoach updates approved

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Last night, the City of Indio approved some great new things for both Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals!  First, they have agreed to allow Goldenvoice to sell more tickets.  Coachella Music Festival will go from 99,000 tickets to 125,000 tickets.  Stagecoach will go from 75,000 tickets to 85,000 tickets.  To accommodate the increase, they have […]

Coachella 2016 Uber helicopter ride

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For Coachella 2016, Uber and a company called Blade have teamed up to offer helicopter rides from Los Angeles to Coachella.  For just over $4100 6 people ($695 per person) can fly from Van Nuys airport to Coachella.  The helicopter lands about 5 minutes from the Coachella festival, allowing the riders to avoid heavy desert […]

Coachella 2015 Weekend 2 Arrests

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The arrests were up during Coachella 2015 weekend 2.  During Coachella 2015, weekend 1, only 93 arrests were made.  However, during Coachella 2015 weekend 2, there were 133 people arrested.  That means 40 more people were arrested during weekend 2 than weekend 1 at Coachella 2015. Arrest records from Coachella 2015 weekend 2: 20 arrests […]

Coachella 2015 Weekend 1 Arrests

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The Riverside County Sheriff released the Coachella 2015 weekend 1 arrest statistics report.  Coachella weekend 1 saw a record low number of arrests with only 93 people being arrested. Another interesting fact was the split of the arrests at Coachella 2015 weekend 1: 13 arrests were made for drunk in public 56 arrests were related […]

Coachella 2015 kick-off

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Coachella 2015 kicks off this weekend.  Campgrounds opened today.  Hundreds of cars are pouring into the desert headed to the Empire Polo Grounds for Coachella 2015.  The sun is shining with not a cloud in the sky (which could be bad with no shade for Coachella goers!). Law Enforcement is also ready for Coachella 2015.  […]

Coachella bans selfie sticks

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Goldenvoice, the promoter of Coachella Music and Arts Festival has banned the use of selfie sticks at this year’s festival.  The ban can be found on the website Info & FAQ page, in a rather nondescript manner, rather than as some large announcement by Coachella promoters.  The ban has been common amongst large venues and […]

Coachella misdemeanor charges

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The Indio’s District Attorney’s office has officially started filing the Coachella misdemeanor charges.  The Coachella misdemeanor charges are mostly minors in possession of fake IDs and minors in possession of alcohol. This past April, there were hundreds of arrests which led to Coachella misdemeanor charges.  The penalties for the Coachella misdemeanor charges are fines, community […]

Fake ID at Coachella Fest or Stagecoach

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Coachella Fest and StageCoach Music Festival are two highlight events in the Coachella Valley.  Both events are weekend long music festivals which present many different musical artists to thousands of concertgoers.  Coachella Fest was expanded this year into two weekend events with identical lineups.  The two events brings in thousands of music loving people of […]

Criminal Defense: Coachella Fest 2012 road closures, delays and recommended routes

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COACHELLA FEST 2012 DRIVING ROUTES AND ROAD CLOSURES The following are road closures, expected delays and recommended routes for the two weekends during Coachella fest 2012 (April 13-15 and April 20-22).  There are 200,000 people expected both weekends, which means driving in the area will be treacherous at best.  Be careful and aware while driving.  […]