The Coachella Valley’s Turning Green – Medical Marijuana Green!
Green rush in the Coachella ValleyThe real estate market in Desert Hot Springs is taking off thanks to the city’s decision to allow large-scale medical marijuana cultivation. The move is a financial one for a city with a median household income of $33,500 -- well below the state median. “I can only imagine what we can do with the tax revenue. We’re in need of parks, our roads are dilapidated. All around — our sidewalks, curbs, gutters,” said Mayor Scott Matas. Los Angeles Times In nearby Cathedral City, officials recently began accepting applications from growers and dispensaries. So far, they have received about 20, said Community Development Director Pat Milos. The city of Coachella, meanwhile, has opened an area to growers previously zoned for auto wreckage yards. Read Full Story Here - LATimes.com
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 Evolution of the El Mirador Hotel into the Desert Regional Medical Center Cattle baron Prescott Thresher Stevens believed in the