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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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El Mirador Golf Course, 1930

Coachella Valley History - El Mirador Golf Course, 1930 Read More

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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Coachella Valley Did You Know?

This Real Estate Office sat at the corner of Hwy 111 and Cathedral Canyon. Note the totem pole on the right corner and the Chinese arch to the left. Taco Bell now sits at this site. Read More

Mud Volcanoes near the Salton Sea??

Salton Sea Mud Volcanoes Along the eastern shoreline, near Bombay Beach, Elite Tours owner Mark Farley leads his group a short distance from the Highway 111 roadway and picks up a rock. It is no ordinary rock, but rather pumice:

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Nostalgia PS Secret Pop Up Gallery!

Modernsim Pop up bonus! Modernism week always brings fresh, exciting and sometimes unpredictable goodies to Palm Springs. The Coachella Valley team was checking out the Vintage Yard Sale when curiosity took over. While rummaging through tupperware, vintage clothing, and free

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NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK CELEBRATION OCTOBER 5th

NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK CELEBRATION OCTOBER 5th @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM Did you know that Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more

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Labor Day History

Do You Know Why We Celebrate Labor Day? In the late 1800s, at the height of the Industrial Revolution in the United States, the average American worked 12-hour days and seven-day weeks in order to eke out a basic living.

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