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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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Coachella Valley Farming big business, all in a days work!

COVER PHOTO: Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)  – In the Fields: Near Meloland, Imperial Valley. Large scale agriculture. Gang labor, Mexican and white, from the Southwest. Pull, clean, tie and crate carrots for the eastern market for eleven cents per crate of

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Coachella Valley Astronomy and Astrophotography, Mercury Transit

Story/Photos by Coachella Valley Astronomy and Astrophotography – Dedicated to bringing you the latest information on endeavors in amateur Astronomy and Astrophotography here in the Coachella Valley!!! Mercury Transit of the Sun from the Coachella Valley 5-9-16 The Mercury transit

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The Coachella Valley could see shaking for nearly 2 minutes……Are you Earthquake Ready?

The Andreas fault is “locked, loaded and ready to roll,” a leading earthquake scientist said Wednesday at the National Earthquake Conference in Long Beach. The San Andreas fault is one of California’s most dangerous, and is the state’s longest fault.

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Destroying our Desert in the name of “Green” Energy

I’m not passionate about a lot of things – but those things that I am, are closely related to the desert, whether it be historical or cultural elements, biological, or environmental. It hasn’t always been this way, as a teenager

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888,246 Ceramic Poppies infill the tower of London for Remembrance Day

Last Year 888,246 ceramic poppies infill the tower of London for remembrance day Remembrance Day, taking place each year on November 11th, marks the end of the first world war and honors the commonwealth armed forces who have died in

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Coachella Valley Spotlight -13 year old Aviation Photographer Jacob Hough

Coachella Valley resident Jacob Hough is already a brilliant photographer and he is only 13.  Yup….13 years old.  After receiving a camera for his birthday, Jacob began to combine photography with his love of airplanes.  You can see more of

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Fat Burger & Buffalo’s Cafe – Coming to Palm Desert

FAT BURGER and BUFFALO’s CAFE is COMING!! Construction has started on a combined Fatburger/Buffalo’s Cafe restaurant. The hamburger chain has put up a banner at 72-225 Highway 111, next to Red Lobster. The 6,500 square-foot space will house Fat Burger

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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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Climate Scientists See Evidence Drought Will End Next Winter

“The Blob” notwithstanding its silly name, this meteorological phenomenon could herald the impending end of California’s devestating drought, according to JPL’s Bill Patzert and other respected climate scientists. First noticed in the fall of 2013, “The Blob” is about 1,000

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The Salton Sea Walker – man will attempt to be first ever to walk the 116 miles shoreline in just 6 days this summer

In June 2015 one man will attempt to be the first person to ever walk around the 116 miles of Salton Sea shoreline. The attempt during summer when temperatures reach 120°F will be chronicled on the SaltonSeaWalk.com, Twitter, Facebook, Google

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Follow the Historic Walk Around The Salton Sea

A Historic Walk Around The Salton Sea By Randy Brown Everyone says I am crazy to want to walk around the 116 miles of Salton Sea shoreline but I say it’s everyone else that is missing out on what a

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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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Could you soon send divorce papers over Facebook? Judge makes it Legal!!

In a landmark ruling, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper is allowing a nurse named Ellanora Baidoo to serve her elusive husband with divorce papers via a Facebook message. Compiled by Herb Scribner “I think it’s new law, and it’s

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Caught on tape Dirt-Nado hitting downtown Palm Springs at the Vintage Market on Indian Canyon near Alejo

Dirt-nato hits downtown Palm Springs during the last Vintage Market held this season reaking havoc on several vendors and cars. SEE VIDEO Posted by Geoff Fox  Sunday, May 3, 2015

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Runner with muscular dystrophy is final athlete to cross Boston Marathon finish line

Runner with muscular dystrophy is final athlete to cross Boston Marathon finish line No, not a Coachella Valley event but a moment that should be shared.  A journey of determination and heart.  Maickel Melamed’s story is filled with Hope and

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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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How Do LaB Built the Big Fish Art Installation at Coachella, in Time-Lapse

Each Year   How Do LaB Built the Big Fish Art Installation at Coachella, in Time-Lapse The Do LaB art collective holds a unique position in the Coachella ecosystem, designing huge structures for the festival that double as art installations

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9 Easy Ways To Conserve Water During The California Drought

9 Easy Ways To Conserve Water During The California Drought 1. Buy Recycled-Paper Products – Why it’s worth the effort: Products made from 100 percent recycled paper require much less water in their manufacturing than do those made from virgin

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