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History of the Cabazon Dinosaurs, Claude K. Bell, 1960’s

Coachella Valley -Cabazon Dinosaurs, Claude K. Bell, 1960’s  Mr. Bell spent more than two decades and $300,000 creating the giant creatures on an otherwise desolate stretch of Interstate 10 near Palm Springs. The dinosaurs, a 150-ton, concrete brontosaurus named Dinney

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Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra – May 12, 1960

Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra – 2 of Coachella Valley’s Favorite People Singing a Duet! MORE VIDEOS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU: Need for Speed on Thermal Club’s Exclusive 4.5 mile Private Racetrack – GoPro Lotus Runs the track at 160mph+

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29th Annual Morongo Thunder and Lightning Powwow Set for This Weekend

Welcome to the Morongo Band of Mission Indians 29th Annual Powwow! We are pleased you have joined us in celebration of our Native American heritage and traditions. This is a time to reaffirm old ways and share in the discovery

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Spring Break 1989 – Palm Springs

Remembering Spring Break 1989 by inthemix2006yo I filmed this footage during Spring Break in 1989. I edited the footage with old school vcr equipment from back in the day Popular Video: 1950s-video-promoting-tourism in palm-springs/ CoachellaValley.com/Travel BLOG Daytrippin with Francoise Rhodes Most Popular Video:

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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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Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives September 11th during the terrorist attacks, one woman was from the Coachella Valley

2,996: A Tribute to the Victims of 9/11 Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives on September 11th during the 9/11 terrorist attacks and one special woman was from our own community here in the Coachella Valley. Barbara Keating was aboard

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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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1950’s Video Promoting Tourism in Palm Springs

Presented to the Community by the Palm Springs Rotary Club on the Golden Anniversary of Rotary International. You might want to grab a snack or popcorn and a soda for this one ☺ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Very Popular Video: Spring Break 1989 in

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First Diner in Cathedral City

This was the first diner in Cathedral City at the corner of Hwy 111 and Cathedral Canyon. Currently home to Taco Bell

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Powerfully Famous People Who Made Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley Their Home!

Palm Springs Historical Society, located on the Village Green, at 221 S. Palm Canyon Drive, swings open its doors for the new season on Friday, September 1, 2017. Story by Renee Brown/Palm Springs Historical Society for CoachellaValley.com As summer wraps

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Mojave Desert – Nature’s Jackpot at the Valley of Fire

By Françoise Rhodes, Host of Traveling With Françoise Radio & Television At CoachellaValley.com we make sure you know all about things to see and do in the Coachella Valley, but with the help of Traveling With Francoise we also want

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Caution Burro Crossing! Welcome to Oatman Arizona

Caution Burro Crossing!!… Welcome to Oatman, Arizona By Françoise Rhodes – Host of Traveling With Françoise Radio & Television Chances are many of you choose to visit Laughlin, Nevada instead of Las Vegas.  Laughlin offers small town charm, the scenic Colorado

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Did you know the Colony Palms Hotel was once owned by a member of the Purple Gang?

Colony Palms Hotel History  Courtesy of Colony Palms Hotel Originally dubbed the Colonial House, this Spanish Colonial style hotel was built and opened in 1936 by owner Al Wertheimer, a reputed mobster and member of the Purple Gang. Featuring plenty

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Ramona California Is Still A Stagecoach Stop For Visitors

Ramona California Is Still A Stagecoach Stop For Visitors By Françoise Rhodes, Host of Traveling With Françoise Television and Radio It’s interesting how most visitors consider the Coachella Valley a small town community, however, Southern California is loaded with fascinating

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Coachella Valley – 1962

Coachella Valley 1962 - Palm Springs Police Charity Ball with Harpo, Jayne Mansfield, Frank Sinatra, and Red Skelton. Read More

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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50-Year old Tamarisks in Palm Springs being removed

PALM SPRINGS – Controversial tamarisk trees started being removed near Tahquitz Creek Golf course by the city of Palm Springs on Tuesday. They have been deemed “Racist trees” by some, as it was believed that they were planted to block

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Modernist masterpiece Edris House, sells for $3 million

PALM SPRINGS, CA – A well known modernist house in the desert has sold for $3 million dollars. The Edris House, designed by architect E. Stewart Williams in the early 1950’s, raked in more than $1000 per square foot. J.R.

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