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AMERICAN PICKERS Coming to the Coachella Valley Looking for Your Forgotten Relics!

AMERICAN PICKERS the documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History Channel is coming to the Coachella Valley and surrounding areas in March, 2020. The hit show follows Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, two of the

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Travel Tips – Off Season at the Grand Canyon and Lake Powell — Delightful!

By Françoise Rhodes Summer vacations are fun, but can also be consumed with long lines, large crowds and frustrated travelers.  My solution is to visit high profile destinations during their off season, preferably in the very beginning when everyone is

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Mirage Cigar Lounge – A Cigar Lovers Oasis

By Françoise Rhodes In the heart of the Coachella Valley, The River in Rancho Mirage to be exact, you’ll find the true meaning of “cigar lounge” at the Mirage Cigar Lounge.   This membership lounge offers all that cigar smokers’ dream

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Collegiate Golf Star Charlie Reiter Comes Home to Play in The American Express™ January 16-19

La Quinta native and local star collegiate golfer Charlie Reiter has received a sponsor exemption to compete again this year in The American Express™ PGA TOUR event. Reiter will return to the tournament as an amateur in order to maintain

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America’s Got Talent, Auditions to be held in Cabazon, CA January 18th

America’s Got Talent… Do You? Nationwide auditions welcoming acts of any age and any talent is coming to Cabazon, CA on January 18 at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, followed by the Pasadena Convention Center on February 1. Entering

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Volunteers needed for – The American Express jump into the action experience the thrill

Being a spectator at any big event is crazy fun! However, imagine being part of a PGA Tour event in a way you never thought possible through hospitality, on course marshals, scorers, crowd control, and more.  If we have your

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The Perfect Gift – Check!

Still searching for the gift they’ll really like, a gift for someone who loves music, golf or both?  Maybe that person is a Stevie Nicks die hard fan or thinks Luke Bryan is country music’s best.  Or the golfer in

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Big Names Coming to The American Express Golf Tournament

The American Express™ Media Day at PGA WEST, American Express® and Lagardère Sports announced that top-ranked PGA TOUR players and 2018 Ryder Cup competitors Rickie Fowler, Tony Finau, Francesco Molinari and Paul Casey, as well as rising star Matthew Wolff,

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The Rose Parade – Don’t Dream It, Live It!

One $10 Raffle Ticket Could Be Your Ticket To Grandstand Seats And Parking  Who doesn’t watch the Tournament of Roses parade on television? For over 35 years I’d say to anyone who would listen “I’m going next year,” and next

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Halloween Madness for All Ages in the Coachella Valley

Halloween is almost here in the Coachella Valley and if you’re still trying to decide who or what to be and where to go, CoachellaValley.com is here to help. By Francoise Rhodes For many, All Saints Day is the perfect

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Parade – Pirates – Planes and Fun at Borrego Days Desert Festival 2019

By Françoise Rhodes Counting 54 years and going strong, the Borrego Springs seasonal opening event is a “don’t miss” fun-fest! Far from your average hometown parade, prepare to be wowed as the 54th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival kicks off

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14th Annual Joshua Tree Music Festival – Get Ready To Rock! October 10 -13, 2019

Music lovers from around the world are getting ready to converge upon the Mojave Desert October 10 -13, 2019 to experience the musical talents of performers also from around the globe at the 14th Annual Fall Joshua Tree Music Festival.

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Bloom in Borrego at Borrego Days

Bloom in Borrego at  the 54th Annual Borrego Days Desert Festival By Françoise Rhodes The time is near for our Southern California deserts to turn into thriving communities of non-stop festivals, parties, and outdoor adventures. CoachellaValley.com has you covered with

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26 Miles Across the Sea Santa Catalina is Waitin’ for YOU!

Explore Santa Catalina Island without the Summer Crowds By Françoise Rhodes, Travel Blogger, Host of Traveling With Françoise Television & Radio  Some of you might remember the hit 26 Miles released by the Four Preps in 1957.  The song began

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Beat the Heat this Summer – Here’s a fresh idea – Long Beach, California

Traveling With Françoise Road-trippin’ to Long Beach – By Françoise Rhodes No two trips are ever alike. In this case, my trip to Long Beach, California took me back to my childhood as I was raised on the outskirts of Long Beach.

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The Amazing is More Amazing at this Seasons Pageant of The Masters!

By Françoise Rhodes – Founder of Artifacts & Arts Across America, Inc., – Host of Traveling With Françoise Television & Radio I say this every year to family, friends and fans, “Go see the Pageant of the Masters.”  First off

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Julian – Come for the Pies – Stay for the Adventures!

By Françoise Rhodes / Producer & Host of Traveling With Françoise Television & Radio Shows Hello to all of the day trippers and adventure seekers out there!  If you watched the video about my recent trip to Julian, California…there is

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Traveling With Françoise Road Trippin’ to Yosemite National Park

Traveling With Françoise Explores Yosemite National Park By Françoise Rhodes, Owner & Host of Traveling With Françoise Television and Radio As CoachellaValley.com keeps us in the know about so many things, we sometimes forget the wonderful world of National Parks

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Mt. Rushmore is great – but don’t miss Crazy Horse!

By Françoise Rhodes, Host of Traveling With Françoise Radio & Television I recently had the fun experience of escorting a group of 42 travelers with ACT Tours to Mt. Rushmore. As the escort it was my job to make sure

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Make Your Day Trip a Mission

Make Your Day Trip a Mission By Françoise Rhodes of Traveling With Françoise and Artifacts and Arts Across America  California has 21 missions, and on my list of things to do is visit each and every one of them. A

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