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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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Got Plans? Check out these awesome events happening this Memorial Day weekend and beyond!

  Got Plans? Check out these awesome events happening this weekend and beyond!   Featured Events 100th Annual Beaumont Cherry Festival 5:00pm 5/31 THE 100th ANNUAL CHERRY FESTIVAL !!! “CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF CHERRIES AND FUN” WELCOME TO THE BEAUMONT CHERRY

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After investing $10 million in the property, the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Spring is gone.

After nearly 5 years and investing $10 million in the property, the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Spring is gone.  The Hard Rock International said their departure April 26th is beyond their control and no further comment. But the Palm

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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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New Mud Pots Boil Over, Salton Sea – California

As the Salton Sea begins to recede these ancient geothermal and seismic phenomenons are reappearing on the Salton Sea shorelines in the Coachella Valley.  These are very hot and will cause serious burns and even death!!! ======================= MORE VIDEOS THAT

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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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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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The Coachella Valley’s Turning Green – Medical Marijuana Green!

Green rush in the Coachella Valley The real estate market in Desert Hot Springs is taking off thanks to the city’s decision to allow large-scale medical marijuana cultivation. The move is a financial one for a city with a median

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Naugles to Make Triumphant Return After 24 Years!

Naugles may not be opening in the Coachella Valley…YET…but we are still excited about it’s come back! I worked at Naugles back in 1985 in La Mirada. It was my first job and I have lots of cherished memories working

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Step Brothers 2 Filming in the Coachella Valley

Step Brothers 2 Filming in La Quinta, California The long awaited sequel to the 2008 film, Step Brothers, is finally on its way. Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are once again collaborating on a script that should be finished this

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Get TRASHED at Coachella!

Get TRASHED at Coachella Check out Global Inheritance’s TRASHed Coachella Hall of Fame Collection: https://www.globalinheritance.org/trashed-coachella-hall-of-fame/ Launched in 2004, the TRASHed (Trash Education) Recycling program is a Global Inheritance original initiative that has sparked a recycling revolution at festivals around the world.

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Do you know The History of the Yule Log?

Do you know The History of the Yule Log? The custom of burning the Yule Log goes back to, and before, medieval times. It was originally a Nordic tradition. Yule is the name of the old Winter Solstice festivals in

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The History of Christmas Trees

The History of Christmas Trees The evergreen fir tree has traditionally been used to celebrate winter festivals (pagan and Christian) for thousands of years. Pagans used branches of it to decorate their homes during the winter solstice, as it made

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Discounts for Seniors That Make You Look Forward to Becoming One!

Discounts for Seniors That Make You Look Forward to Becoming One! The following post was written by a man named Steve Herman. You can see the original post here.  For our fans who are already at that wonderful phase in their

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The Red Boxes at Salton Sea

The Red Boxes at Salton Sea by Randi Brown Nobody knows how the Mysterious Red Boxes at Salton Sea got there or why they are there. This is a quick report on the boxes. If you want to see them

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National Day of Prayer….Did You Know???

History of the National Day of Prayer The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. It was created in 1952 by a

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Second Open Call for Academy of Musical Performance May 2!

Second Open Call for Academy of Musical Performance May 2! BREAKING NEWS! AMP Committee announces camp will be FREE OF COST for any student who is accepted into the program. Value of $1500. Register for May 2 open call at

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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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