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Coachella Valley Spotlight -13 year old Aviation Photographer Jacob Hough

Coachella Valley resident Jacob Hough is already a brilliant photographer and he is only 13.  Yup….13 years old.  After receiving a camera for his birthday, Jacob began to combine photography with his love of airplanes.  You can see more of

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Indio’s, Riverside County Law Building, Earns Environmental Design Honor

This is the Coachella Valley’s first facility to receive the highest-level award from the U.S. Green Building Council. by CoachellaValley.com The Indio Law Building was recognized for its environmentally conscious design, and is Riverside County’s first facility to receive the platinum-level

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Climate Scientists See Evidence Drought Will End Next Winter

“The Blob” notwithstanding its silly name, this meteorological phenomenon could herald the impending end of California’s devestating drought, according to JPL’s Bill Patzert and other respected climate scientists. First noticed in the fall of 2013, “The Blob” is about 1,000

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The Salton Sea Walker – man will attempt to be first ever to walk the 116 miles shoreline in just 6 days this summer

In June 2015 one man will attempt to be the first person to ever walk around the 116 miles of Salton Sea shoreline. The attempt during summer when temperatures reach 120°F will be chronicled on the SaltonSeaWalk.com, Twitter, Facebook, Google

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Follow the Historic Walk Around The Salton Sea

A Historic Walk Around The Salton Sea By Randy Brown Everyone says I am crazy to want to walk around the 116 miles of Salton Sea shoreline but I say it’s everyone else that is missing out on what a

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Clint Eastwood and Indio turn 85 this year!

The City of Indio turns 85 years old in 2015! Incorporated on May 16, 1930, the City of Indio is celebrating its 85th Anniversary this year. A gallon of gas was 10 cents; a new house was $7,000; a loaf

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Could you soon send divorce papers over Facebook? Judge makes it Legal!!

In a landmark ruling, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper is allowing a nurse named Ellanora Baidoo to serve her elusive husband with divorce papers via a Facebook message. Compiled by Herb Scribner “I think it’s new law, and it’s

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Caught on tape Dirt-Nado hitting downtown Palm Springs at the Vintage Market on Indian Canyon near Alejo

Dirt-nato hits downtown Palm Springs during the last Vintage Market held this season reaking havoc on several vendors and cars. SEE VIDEO Posted by Geoff Fox  Sunday, May 3, 2015

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Runner with muscular dystrophy is final athlete to cross Boston Marathon finish line

Runner with muscular dystrophy is final athlete to cross Boston Marathon finish line No, not a Coachella Valley event but a moment that should be shared.  A journey of determination and heart.  Maickel Melamed’s story is filled with Hope and

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Train service from Indio to Los Angeles

$3 Million Grant to Fund Passenger Rail to Desert The proposed rail service would go from Los Angeles to Indio. By City News Service: The Riverside County Transportation Commission was awarded a nearly $3 million grant to do preliminary planning

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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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How Do LaB Built the Big Fish Art Installation at Coachella, in Time-Lapse

Each Year   How Do LaB Built the Big Fish Art Installation at Coachella, in Time-Lapse The Do LaB art collective holds a unique position in the Coachella ecosystem, designing huge structures for the festival that double as art installations

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9 Easy Ways To Conserve Water During The California Drought

9 Easy Ways To Conserve Water During The California Drought 1. Buy Recycled-Paper Products – Why it’s worth the effort: Products made from 100 percent recycled paper require much less water in their manufacturing than do those made from virgin

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Charles Evered knows a thing or two about Characters and the Coachella Valley Life.

Bi-coastal award-winning playwright, director, screenwriter, and moviemaker Charles Evered knows a thing or two about Characters and the draw of the Coachella Valley Life. by Craige Campbell/CoachellaValley.com I think it was about a decade ago when I sat in Professor Charles

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Much Anticipated, Serena Williams Press Conference and BNP return

Serena Williams 14-year hiatus is ending at Indian Wells today. See the Video of her entrance into the Stadium after 14 yr absence Williams has just finished her closed practice session and is making her way to an eager press core

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McEnroe Challenge for Charity at BNP Paribas, Indian Wells Saturday, draws retired and current players

A number of top ex-players and current players, including John McEnroe and Andy Roddick, will take the court in a team format on March 7 in Indian Wells. The McEnroe Challenge for Charity at the BNP Paribas Open also includes

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Molly Ringwald brings cabaret act to Copa Friday and Saturday

by Daniel Vaillancourt, Special to Desert Outlook If you think you know ’80s teen Brat Pack queen Molly Ringwald, think again. She may still be beloved primarily for starring in late director John Hughes’ classic triptych “Sixteen Candles,” “The Breakfast

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BNP Paribas Open Tickets Continue To Rise With Serena Williams In Field

This year’s BNP Paribas Open March 9-22, has a little more excitement to it with the announcement in early February that Serena Williams would return to Indian Wells for the first time since 2001. The female superstar won the tournament

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Guthy Renker Announces they will be Closing their Palm Desert Offices

Guthy Renker, founded in 1988 by Bill Guthy and Greg Renker, is one of the largest direct marketing company of its kind, announced today it will be closing it offices at it’s Cook Street Headquarters. COACHELLA VALLEY’S TOP STORIES MORE STORIES

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Coachella Valley Train Station(s) could be a reality!

Coachella Valley agencies already looking for funds for a yet-to-be approved passenger rail project, a big question is looming: Which desert cities get to have the train depots? Rail service between the Coachella Valley and Los Angeles say it could

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