Annual 2010

Articles

Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage

Just What the Doctor Ordered
Long known as a playground for the rich and famous and an oasis of natural beauty, Rancho Mirage has also developed a unique reputation among another segment of visitors and residents.
Palm Springs

Palm Springs

The Desert’s Ultimate Resort Playground Experiences a Renaissance!
Palm Springs — the Coachella Valley’s most famous and breathtaking resort playground — is experiencing a tremendous renaissance! Once a haven to legendary Hollywood celebrities, the city is now best known for the world-famous Palm Springs International Film Festival.
Palm Desert

Palm Desert

Looking to the Future
Palm Desert started building its solid civic foundation nearly four decades ago and hasn’t looked back since. The city has a wide appeal for everyone from vacationers looking to soak up the sun and take in the sights to families and retirees looking for a stable community where they can enjoy a full and well-rounded life.
La Quinta

La Quinta

The Gem of the Desert Shines On
Reflections of progress abound throughout the city of La Quinta, from the impressive new Eisenhower facility in the northwest quadrant to major street improvements in a number of La Quinta thoroughfares, including the widening of Highway 111 just west of Washington Street.
Indio

Indio

City of Indio Poised for Economic Upswing
One desert city is not letting the national economic slowdown affect its progress! Indio, the largest city in the Coachella Valley, is on a steady path toward smart development with targeted infrastructure improvements spearheading its transformation into a vibrant urban oasis.
Indian Wells

Indian Wells

92210: An Exceptional Place to Visit. An Extraordinary Place to Call Home.
Summer socials and holiday gatherings, wine tastings and art tours, world-renowned tennis and golf tournaments. Living in Indian Wells is like being on a vacation every day of the year.
Coachella

Coachella

A Blueprint for Success
The list of assets is impressive. An 80 percent increase in population since 2000. Eighteen hundred acres of land zoned for clean industry in a tax-friendly enterprise zone. Easy access to freeways, rail lines, and a regional airport. A new college campus and a regional transit center. Clearly, Coachella is getting ready for a bright future.
Cathedral City

Cathedral City

Moving Forward While Lending a Helping Hand
In these challenging economic times, Cathedral City continues to move forward while helping local businesses through several innovative programs. As a city focused on being a great place to “shop, dine, play, live, work and stay,” Cathedral City has long been at the forefront of progress. In 2009, Cathedral City introduced several programs aimed at helping local businesses attract customers.
Where We Stand

Where We Stand

Shakey ground or solid footing? The Coachella Valley sees signs of both.
Mountains may shelter the Coachella Valley from undesirable weather patterns that affect those beyond the desert, but they could not protect us from the economy. Despite its resort lifestyle, the desert has felt the pain of the past 18 months. However, vast resources also put the valley on the cutting edge of what economists think will be the way out of the recession.
Financial Guide

Promotions + Contests

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.