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Angel on the Mountain

Coachella Valley did you know we have an Angel on the Mountain? Photos and Story by Barbara Demmocks  On the west end of the Coachella Valley, gracing the steep slopes of Mount San Jacinto above Palm Springs, is the unique rock formation

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Palm Springs Tram Opens on September 12, 1963

About 400 dignitaries attended the festivities, and 30 business magnates paid $1,000 for the privilege of being inaugural riders. Gov. Edmund Brown’s wife, Bernice, broke a bottle of California sparkling wine over the side of the tramcar. The governor cut

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Rancho Las Palmas was once home to a fly in airport and hotel – Rancho Mirage History

Coachella Valley Histoy – Circa 1961 – Desert Air Hotel & Resort Palm Desert Airpark Palm Springs CA Fly In! Drive In! – 0 Two 3200′ green grass landing strips for flying enthusiasts.This is now the home

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Coachella Valley Veterans Day Did You Know??

There are approximately 16.1 million military veterans in the United States that have served in at least one war. 2 million veterans are women. 7 million veterans served during the Vietnam War era (1964-1975), which represents about 33% of all

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Coachella Valley Veterans Day Facts

Coachella Valley Veterans Day Facts! In 1954, President Eisenhower officially changed the name of the holiday from Armistice Day to Veterans Day. In 1968, the Uniform Holidays Bill was passed by Congress, which moved the celebration of Veterans Day to

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Coachella Valley Do You Know the History of Veterans Day?

Coachella Valley Do You Know the History of Veterans Day? Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance,

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Did you know the Coachella Valley is home to the International Banana Museum?

Coachella Valley’s International Banana Museum In the museum you will find every type banana related items you can possibly think of  and even some you’ve never thought of!!! Escape to the most aPEELing destination on the planet the International Banana Museum. Here you

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Coachella Valley Did You Know?

There was a Stagecoach stop in Cathedral City, behind where Target is now located. Read More

Hike to the Palm Desert Cross, Never Disappoints!

The Hike to Palm Desert Cross. From Homme Park off Thrush Street this 3 mile round trip hike is a local favorite that never disappoints. This is a dog and family friendly hike that climbs over 600 ft to huge

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SIMULATION SHOWS FALLOUT OF 7.7-MAGNITUDE QUAKE IN THE COACHELLA VALLEY

Simulation of 7.7 Earthquake CLICK TO WATCH SIMULATION CLICK TO WATCH SIMULATION

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Bat Caves Buttes – Check it out!

Bat Caves Buttes – Check it out! By Brad Wheeler Latitude: N 33°25’26” Longitude: W 115°49’04” The Bat Caves or Bat Caves Buttes as the location is officially known, is at the crest of Durmid hill approximately one mile southeast

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