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Epic Palm Springs Wind Farm Timelapse!

Epic Palm Springs Wind Farm Time lapse! The Coachella Valley Team took a couple minutes yesterday to make a time lapse of the beautiful evening out at the Palm Springs Wind Farm. Enjoy!

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California Desert’s Thousand Palms Oasis as “Nobody” has ever seen it before until… NOW!

In 1905, visionary stock rancher Louis Wilhelm traded two mules and a buckboard wagon for the Thousands Palm Oasis, an 80-acre jewel of land in the heart of the Southern California desert.  But even he didn’t see it like this…

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Your Next Weekend Adventure Awaits – Eagle Mountain Railroad

Coachella Valley’s Abandoned Eagle Mountain Railroad Cover photo by Jill Hayes The Eagle Mountain Railroad, owned by Kaiser Steel Corporation, is a 51-mile branch line that serves the iron mines in and around Eagle Mountain, near California’s Salton Sea. It

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Hiking Hydration Tips

Hiking Hydration Tips Whether your hiking in the Coachella Valley or elsewhere, here are a few tips we have compiled to help you stay hydrated!   Climate:  When hiking in hot and/or humid conditions, one litre per hour is generally

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Hike San Jacinto Peak

San Jacinto Peak via Marion Mountain Naturalist John Muir wrote of San Jacinto Peak, “The view from San Jacinto is the most sublime spectacle to be found anywhere on this earth!” Who am I to argue with Muir? At 10,834′

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Day Hike Joshua Tree – Ryan Mountain

Hike Joshua Tree’s Ryan Mountain Cover Photo – Sunrise on Ryan Mountain in Joshua Tree. by Armando Martinez This is a must do if you make your way out to Joshua Tree National Park. Sure it is more difficult then

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Hike The Coachella Valley Preserve

The McCallum Trail – A Family Friendly Hike

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Powerfully Famous People Who Made Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley Their Home!

Palm Springs Historical Society, located on the Village Green, at 221 S. Palm Canyon Drive, swings open its doors for the new season on Friday, September 1, 2017. Story by Renee Brown/Palm Springs Historical Society for CoachellaValley.com As summer wraps

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Coachella Valley Daytrippin – Slab City is home to Christina Angelina Art Mural

Water Tank Mural Near the Salton Sea in Niland, California – Is An Oasis Of Feminine Power Christina Angelina transformed an abandoned water tank in the Southern California desert into a haunting work of art. Her mural “Kinetoscope” (in collaboration

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What to do if bitten by a snake.

If you live in the Coachella Valley you should learn how to handle a snake bite.  Each year, about 8,000 venomous snake bites occur in the US and about 5 of those people die. You’ve got a good chance of

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Coachella Valley’s Bighorn Institute

     The most exclusive place in the Coachella Valley belongs to the Bighorn Institute… and no, it’s not a golf course. By Scott Alvarez What exactly is a Bighorn Institute? Bighorn Institute is an “invite only” facility that is

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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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History of the Cabazon Dinosaurs, Claude K. Bell, 1960’s

Coachella Valley -Cabazon Dinosaurs, Claude K. Bell, 1960’s  Mr. Bell spent more than two decades and $300,000 creating the giant creatures on an otherwise desolate stretch of Interstate 10 near Palm Springs. The dinosaurs, a 150-ton, concrete brontosaurus named Dinney

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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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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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Jim Morrison at Tahquitz Creek

Jim Morrison swims the Tahquitz Canyon creek in Palm Springs despite the legend of a soul stealing angry shaman

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America’s Most Ridiculous Laws

America’s Most Ridiculous Laws!  In Los Angeles, It is not legal to bathe two babies at the same time in the same tub. In Riverside, Kissing on the lips, unless both parties wipe their lips with carbonized rose water, is

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Cathedral City History in Pictures

The Cathedral City Historical Society presents the history of Cathedral City.

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1930’s Date Stand

One of the earliest and certainly most picturesque Date stands was the Black Tent located at 1652 S. Palm Canyon Drive.

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A Lookback to 2014 Coachella Weekend 2! Sunday Highlights

Coachella Weekend 2 Sunday Highlights – Enough Strength for One More Day? INDIO,CA – As if two straight days of audible mayhem wasn’t enough lets do it one more time! Sundays at Coachella start out quite similar to this particular day.

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