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CoachellaValley.com Welcomes Hot Purple Energy as our Newest Proud Partner – Sponsor

CoachellaValley.com Welcomes Hot Purple Energy as a Proud Partner Sponsor Rancho Mirage, CA – CoachellaValley.com – the largest independent online, native digital media company covering the Coachella Valley region – announces the addition of Hot Purple Energy as a new

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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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Cathedral City Council votes for Cannabis Grow-Op in Strip Mall

The Cathedral City Council has decided on Wednesday to vote in favor of letting a large cannabis grow-op go ahead and exist in a city strip mall. The project will allow seven of eight suites in a Canyon Plaza Shopping Center

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They say he wandered very far, Over land and sea – Nature Boy

Way before the hippies ever walked the earth with bare feet, long beards and flowers in their hair, there was the original nature boy, the “Hermit of Palm Springs”. Otherwise known as William Frederick Pester, or as some call him

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Route 66 Roadtrip: Amboy, CA

It has been widely believed that Amboy’s beginnings can be traced to the Southern Pacific Railroad, or even the world-famous Route 66. In actuality the earliest beginnings go back to 1858, when miners began to extract salt from Bristol Dry

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Palm Springs Back In The Day

This is a slide show made up of photos from back in time in Palm Springs. You might find someone you know, or a photo that you posted. I added music by Dean Martin “It’s 1,200 Mile From Palm Springs

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Cathedral City History in Pictures

The Cathedral City Historical Society presents the history of Cathedral City.

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L & G Desert Store – A Local Gem

L & G Desert Store – A Local Gem By Brad Wheeler If you lived around the eastern Coachella Valley back in the mid to late ‘seventies, you may remember a very nondescript little desert store at the corner of

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Did you know the Coachella Valley is home to the International Banana Museum?

Coachella Valley’s International Banana Museum In the museum you will find every type banana related items you can possibly think of  and even some you’ve never thought of!!! Escape to the most aPEELing destination on the planet the International Banana Museum. Here you

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Palm Springs Tram Opens on September 12, 1963

About 400 dignitaries attended the festivities, and 30 business magnates paid $1,000 for the privilege of being inaugural riders. Gov. Edmund Brown’s wife, Bernice, broke a bottle of California sparkling wine over the side of the tramcar. The governor cut

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Rancho Las Palmas was once home to a fly in airport and hotel – Rancho Mirage History

Coachella Valley Histoy – Circa 1961 – Desert Air Hotel & Resort Palm Desert Airpark Palm Springs CA Fly In! Drive In! – Two 3200′ green grass landing strips for flying enthusiasts.This is now the home

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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 Daytrippin – Slab City is home to Christina Angelina Art Mural

Water Tank Mural Near the Salton Sea in Niland, California – Is An Oasis Of Feminine Power Christina Angelina transformed an abandoned water tank in the Southern California desert into a haunting work of art. Her mural “Kinetoscope” (in collaboration

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Jim Morrison at Tahquitz Creek

Jim Morrison swims the Tahquitz Canyon creek in Palm Springs despite the legend of a soul stealing angry shaman

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1930’s Date Stand

One of the earliest and certainly most picturesque Date stands was the Black Tent located at 1652 S. Palm Canyon Drive.

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100 Drones Lights Up the Palm Springs Sky

With exemptions from the FAA, Intel’s Drone 100 lights up the night sky in Palm Springs, CA in the first showing of the aerial experience in the United States. To celebrate the FAA’s loosening of restrictions on who can pilot

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The Spa Hotel 1967

The Hogan’s Heroes cast at the Spa Hotel, 1967. Read More

Coachella Valley Gold

Coachella Valley Gold By Kat Ballard Did you know there’s Gold in them there Golf Courses! It’s that time of the year, when we turn our paradise green for the winter.  Every golf course and gated community in the valley

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Salton Sea Mudpot Fields Bubbling Over – Video

Check out this video of all THREE mudpot fields at Salton Sea. By Randy at Saltons Sea Walk COACHELLA VALLEY’S TOP STORIES MORE STORIES THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND PHOTO GALLERIES OF ALL OUR SHOOTS The Walker  

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Coachella Valley Fun Facts

This was the first diner in Cathedral City. It sat where the Taco Bell sits today at the corner of Hwy 111 and Cathedral Canyon.

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