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Renewable Energy: The Worst of the worst: Bechtel’s Soda Mountain Solar Project

Renewable Energy:  The Worst of the worst: Bechtel’s Soda Mountain Solar Project Many recreational users who I know: off-roading enthusiasts, rock hounds, hunters, backpackers and hikers have watched as federal land policy has resulted in a renewable energy gold rush

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WHAT’S THE HECK IS GOING ON AT BOB HOPE AND HWY 111? NEW Coachella Valley STORES???

WHAT’S THE HECK IS GOING ON AT BOB HOPE AND HWY 111? NEW Coachella Valley  STORES??? Photos by CoachellaValley.com Demolishing of three buildings to make room for a new CVS drugstore with a drive-thru and an additional entrance from Highway 111

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Forget Punxsutawney Phil! California Has ‘Mojave Maxine’

Ground Hog Day has nothing on Mojave Maxine …SoCal students invited to guess when the desert tortoise will emerge.   The east coast has Punxsutawney Phil and Groundhog Day to let them know when they can expect spring. California has

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The Top Super Bowl 2015 Commercials

The Super Bowl commercials of 2015 – Watch all the top ads here 1. Budweiser — ‘Lost Dog’ 2. BMW — ‘Newfangled Idea’ 3. Skittles — ‘Marshawn Lynch Press Conference” and “It Will be Settled’ 4. Skittles — ‘It Will

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What’s Happening Coachella Valley?

CoachellaValley.com team has been enjoying a torrent pace getting out in our amazing community connecting with people, sharing our mission and reporting our adventures. The Last 7 days The CoachellaValley.com team had a total of 6 photographers and 2 reporters dedicated to capturing

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Humana Challenge, Coachella Valley, over $1,000,000 to the Winner

“Tuesday’s at the Humana Challenge are seemingly uneventful. But with over $1,000,000 going to the Winner that may be a bit misleading. by Roger Dibble Special to CoachellaValley.com The practice ranges and putting greens are where you will find most

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Humana Challenge Week 15′ is off to a fun, healthy start

Humana Well-Being Walk and Healthy Fun Fair held at La Quinta Civic Park, January 17, 2015 Humana Challenge week opened Saturday with a Well-Being Walk and Healthy Fun Fair that drew a huge crowd to the La Quinta (California) Civic

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Salvation Mountain – A Potential Environmental Nightmare Lying in Wait?

By Death Valley Jim For many years I have been asked, “Jim, have you been to Salvation Mountain?” Which I’ve quickly answered, “No, but it looks interesting. It just isn’t very high on my list of places that I want

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ROBERT DUVALL AND ALEJANDRO G. IÑÁRRITU TO BE HONORED AT THE 26th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA

ROBERT DUVALL AND ALEJANDRO G. IÑÁRRITU TO BE HONORED AT THE 26th ANNUAL PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS GALA The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Academy Award-winning actor Robert Duvall with the Icon Award

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DEATH VALLEY JIM; A TESTAMENT TO THE GOOD LIFE

Exploring the desert full time for the past 3 years, Death Valley Jim has found the time to write 8 books on his findings; adventuring at times for 2 weeks or more deep into places that most of us will

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Polo Fields sees 10,000 arrive for 2014 USA Field Hockey Festival Thanksgiving Weekend

The Coachella Valley Team selected to film and photograph 224 teams, including TeamUSA’s Men’s National Field Hockey team and over 10,000 athletes and attendees for the USA Field Hockey’s 2014 National Hockey Festival this past Thanksgiving weekend. USA Field Hockey’s 2014

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National Field Hockey Festival Comes to the Coachella Valley

National Field Hockey Festival Comes to the Coachella Valley After making breath-taking renovations to their grounds, the Empire Polo Club in Palm Springs, California will host the 2014 National Hockey Festival during Thanksgiving Holiday. The Empire Polo Club is excited

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Palm Springs Props and Hops Beer Festival – Saturday, Nov 22nd!

Palm Springs Props and Hops Beer Festival Join us for a fun Saturday afternoon of local craft beer tastings surrounded by vintage aircraft on November 22, 2014. Shining a light on Southern California craft beer, the 3rd Annual Props and

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Coachella Valley Weekend Happenings: October 30 – November 2

Coachella Valley Weekend Happenings: October 30 – November 2 Cover photo by Coachella Valley’s Tony Fernandez THURSDAY, October 30, 2014 Parade of Planes 10-12 P.M. & 2 P.M. The parade of planes begins at the Palm Springs International airport and descends

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Coachella Valley Color Vibe 5k Run

Coachella Valley Color Vibe 5k Run  – January 31, 2015 Get ready Coachella Valley for the most colorful fun-filled day of your life! You’ll have more color on you than your happy levels can handle! So get your friends and family

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BNP Paribas makes an economic impact of more than $417 million in the Coachella Valley

BNP Paribas makes an economic impact of more than $417 million in the Coachella Valley Photo by Coachella Valley’s Tony Fernandez The 2014 BNP Paribas Open, the largest WTA and ATP World Tour combined two-week event in the world, held

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Palm Springs Casual Concours Classic Car Show

Classic Cars and Super Pet Adoption – Now that is a great Saturday! By Kat Ballard One of the best ways to spend a Saturday is doing the things you love most and who doesn’t  love dogs and classic cars.

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The Living Desert will host its 9th annual Desert Garden Community Day

9th Annual Desert Garden Community Day Guests will learn how to create a flourishing vegetable garden in the desert, as well as ways to conserve water and support local wildlife. Desert resident Angela Fasano, Certified Arborist, Landscape Irrigation Auditor and

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La Quinta Museum Day of the Dead Cigar Box Exhibit

La Quinta Museum Day of the Dead Cigar Box Exhibit By Kat Ballard In conjunction with the La Quinta Arts Foundation’s American Crafts Week event, the La Quinta Museum held a reception this evening to introduce the Day of the

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Modernism Week Celebrating 10 years in Palm Springs!

Modernism Week Celebrates Ten Years in Palm Springs Exciting Keynote Speaker & Central Headquarter Location Signify New Era for Annual Festival   Modernism Week’s signature February festival will take place February 12-22, 2015, celebrating ten years of events highlighting midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion

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