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Clint Eastwood and Indio turn 85 this year!

The City of Indio turns 85 years old in 2015! Incorporated on May 16, 1930, the City of Indio is celebrating its 85th Anniversary this year. A gallon of gas was 10 cents; a new house was $7,000; a loaf

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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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Coachella Valley Did You Know?

This Real Estate Office sat at the corner of Hwy 111 and Cathedral Canyon. Note the totem pole on the right corner and the Chinese arch to the left. Taco Bell now sits at this site. Read More

Torres-Martinez Schoolhouse

Coachella Valley Did You Know – Torres-Martinez Indian community schoolhouse built in 1907. Considered the oldest standing Indian Agency buildings in California and is located in the Coachella Valley? Thermal to be exact!

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Nostalgia PS Secret Pop Up Gallery!

Modernsim Pop up bonus! Modernism week always brings fresh, exciting and sometimes unpredictable goodies to Palm Springs. The Coachella Valley team was checking out the Vintage Yard Sale when curiosity took over. While rummaging through tupperware, vintage clothing, and free

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Coachella Valley History – Hepburn & Husband, Mel Ferrer

Audrey Hepburn at the Racquet Club in Palm Springs with husband Mel Ferrer. Photograph by Bill Anderson. Courtesy of Palm Springs Historical Society Read More

Coachella Valley’s Modernism Fall Weekend Preview

The Coachella Valley Team was out and about for the final day of the Modernism Week fall preview. What a beautiful hot day for some retro activities! We started out at the vintage yard sale. Vendors lined up with everything from

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First Diner in Cathedral City

This was the first diner in Cathedral City at the corner of Hwy 111 and Cathedral Canyon. Currently home to Taco Bell

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24th Annual Morongo Thunder and Lightning Powwow Set for This Weekend

The Morongo Band of Mission Indians will celebrate its 24th Annual Thunder and Lightning Powwow starting today this afternoon Friday Sept. 26. Admission and parking are free for the three-day, family-friendly event which is expected to attract an estimated 25,000

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Modernism Week’s Fall Weekend Preview…October 10th – 13th

Modernism Week’s Fall Weekend Preview…October 10th – 13th Did you know that Architectural modernists flourished  in the Coachella Valley with commissions from celebrities Post World War 2?  Inventive architects designed unique vacation houses, such as steel houses with prefabricated panels

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NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK CELEBRATION OCTOBER 5th

NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK CELEBRATION OCTOBER 5th @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Did you know that Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more

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Labor Day History

Do You Know Why We Celebrate Labor Day? In the late 1800s, at the height of the Industrial Revolution in the United States, the average American worked 12-hour days and seven-day weeks in order to eke out a basic living.

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A Donkey on Roller Skates in Indio…What?

Coachella Valley Did You Know?       In Indio, Ca, 1960 that People parked at the curb line along the main street for the annual date festival parade and among the paraders was a snow white donkey on roller

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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

Coachella Valley – 1962

Coachella Valley 1962 - Palm Springs Police Charity Ball with Harpo, Jayne Mansfield, Frank Sinatra, and Red Skelton. Read More