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100 Drones Lights Up the Palm Springs Sky

With exemptions from the FAA, Intel’s Drone 100 lights up the night sky in Palm Springs, CA in the first showing of the aerial experience in the United States. To celebrate the FAA’s loosening of restrictions on who can pilot

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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! – Two 3200′ green grass landing strips for flying enthusiasts.This is now the home to the Omni Rancho

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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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Do you know about Salvation Mountain?

Salvation Mountain  Cover Photo Salvation Mountain by Tassanee Photography The year 1967 found Leonard back in San Diego visiting his sister Irene. She was always talking about the Lord and it sort of bothered Leonard. One morning to escape her

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Coachella Valley Gem: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Coachella Valley Gem: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum The idiosyncratic abode, a vision of one man, is a Desert Hot Springs landmark. By Alysia Gray Painter HOUSES OF MEMORY: Modernism Week is the stylish centerpiece of the desert resorts’ winter season, a

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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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Are Rattlesnakes in the Coachella Valley Out of Hibernation?

CoachellaValley.com ‘s very own Jill Hayes had the scariest encounter of her life while hiking in Palm Springs. By Scott Alvarez / CoachellaValley.com Jill Hayes was out hiking when she suddenly came across a rattlesnake. While the California Poison Control Center

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15th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival March 31 – April 2

200 Artists From 60 Major Museums and 25 Countries Turn Indian Wells Into An International Art Destination INDIAN WELLS, CA, (Indian Wells Arts Festival)– Affirming the Coachella Valley as an international destination for art and entertainment, the 15th annual Indian

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Lydia Ko Looks to Extend 75 Consecutive Weeks as No. 1 at ANA Inspiration

 Palm Springs, CA (LPGA TOUR)- GOLF’S FIRST MAJOR CHAMPIONSHIP OF 2017. This week, major championship golf will return to the California desert at the famed Dinah Shore Course at Mission Hills Country Club for the 46th staging of the ANA

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Love is in the Air: Women Leaders Forum at Cambria Gallery

The Coachella Valley is filled with many hidden gems, but the Women Leaders Forum is by far the most precious of them all by Scott Alvarez / CoachellaValley.com The CoachellaValley.com team was honored to receive an invitation from local Artist

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In Its 31st Year, Southwest Arts Festival is Still Breaking Records.

Perfect Weather, Beautiful Art, and an Amazing Atmosphere Ushered in One of the Largest Charity Fundraisers in the Coachella Valley By Scott Alvarez / CoachellaValley.com In a bid to break the attendance record of 2016, The Southwest Arts Festival added an

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Palm Springs Air Museum Hosts Tribute for WWII Aviation Pioneers

Captain Rusty Burns and Lt. Col. Bob Friend Honored at Tuskegee Airmen Tribute by Scott Alvarez / CoachellaValley.com Patriotism was at an all time high in the years prior to the United States entering World War II, and everyone did their

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Art on Main Street La Quinta: Begins its Eight Month Run of Creative Beauty

This 12 year tradition continues…Vintage art, modern art, jewelry, photography, ceramics and much more is about to take over Old Town La Quinta starting Saturday October 29, 2016 for its Eight month run of “Creative Beauty.” Meet over 70 artists,

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CareerBuilder Challenge set to Give Golf Fans the Ultimate Experience

For years, the experience of attending a sporting event has been all about the action on the field, court or, in the case of golf, the fairways and greens. The CareerBuilder Challenge is turning that notion on its head.  

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