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Do You Know The History of The Giant Rock in Landers / Joshua Tree Area?

The History of The Giant Rock near Joshua Tree – Landers Giant Rock is a large freestanding boulder that covers 5,800 square feet (540 m2) of ground and is seven stories high. Giant Rock is purported to be the largest

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Balanced Training Boot Camp Joins Forces with Orangetheory Fitness

Cathy Serif Shares Her Excitement on the New Chapter of BTBC Balanced Training Boot Camp has been bustin’ a booty move for a decade now and we would have never reached this pinnacle point in our program without our beloved,

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Discounts for Seniors That Make You Look Forward to Becoming One!

Discounts for Seniors That Make You Look Forward to Becoming One! The following post was written by a man named Steve Herman. You can see the original post here.  For our fans who are already at that wonderful phase in their

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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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Coachella Valley Veterans Day Did You Know??

There are approximately 23.2 million military veterans in the United States. 9.2 million veterans are over the age of 65. 1.9 million veterans are under the age of 35. 1.8 million veterans are women. 7.8 million veterans served during the

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Coachella Valley Flooding – Are you prepared?

Coachella Valley Flooding – Are you prepared? Flooding is the most common natural disaster and can occur anywhere. Flooding can be localized in a particular neighborhood or widespread, affecting entire cities or large portions of states and territories. Floods can develop over a

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Did you know the Colony Palms Hotel was once owned by a member of the Purple Gang?

Colony Palms Hotel History  Courtesy of Colony Palms Hotel Originally dubbed the Colonial House, this Spanish Colonial style hotel was built and opened in 1936 by owner Al Wertheimer, a reputed mobster and member of the Purple Gang. Featuring plenty

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11th Annual Lavender Festival!

The 11th Annual Lavender Festival will be held June 13-14, June 20-21, 2015, 10am-6pm Every June, we welcome visitors to explore the property of Highland Springs Resort and Lavender fields. Every June, Highland Springs Resort celebrates the beginning of lavender

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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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Indio’s, Riverside County Law Building, Earns Environmental Design Honor

This is the Coachella Valley’s first facility to receive the highest-level award from the U.S. Green Building Council. by CoachellaValley.com The Indio Law Building was recognized for its environmentally conscious design, and is Riverside County’s first facility to receive the platinum-level

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National Day of Prayer….Did You Know???

History of the National Day of Prayer The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a

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Train service from Indio to Los Angeles

$3 Million Grant to Fund Passenger Rail to Desert The proposed rail service would go from Los Angeles to Indio. By City News Service: The Riverside County Transportation Commission was awarded a nearly $3 million grant to do preliminary planning

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Did you know April 17 is bat appreciation day? And why not?

National Bat Appreciation Day is observed annually on April 17th.  This is the best time of the year to celebrate bats, as they are now beginning to emerge from hibernation. National Bat Appreciation Day  a great time to learn about

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Coachella Valley Easter Did You knows!

Did you know…… The term Easter bunny wasn’t used until 1900. The New York City Easter parade began in the mid-1800s. It continues today on Fifth Avenue from 49th Street to 57th Street. Aside from Halloween, Easter is the best

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Shortest Lunar eclipse happening this Weekend!

Shortest Lunar eclipse happening this Weekend! Starting at 3:16 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time, the moon will begin moving into Earth’s shadow. For the next hour and 45 minutes, that shadow will move across the moon and engulf it at 4:58

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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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Coachella Valley Train Station(s) could be a reality!

Coachella Valley agencies already looking for funds for a yet-to-be approved passenger rail project, a big question is looming: Which desert cities get to have the train depots? Rail service between the Coachella Valley and Los Angeles say it could

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Coachella Valley has been a place where Celebrities have found Solace

Coachella Valley has been a place where Celebrities have found Solace    

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