Experts: The “maturing, more sophisticated, more diverse” desert proves again that retail follows rooftops and that tourism contributes more to the local economy than old measurements had reported.
Palm Desert craves a topflight hotel for its 36-hole Desert Willow Golf Resort.
In June, voters helped the governor’s cause, crushed “Pre-School for All,” pit a newbie against a Bono, and undid a mayor’s career.
Other desert cities should note: The city of Palm Springs has awakened. Read about the new big plans.
As if further proof were needed, our business reporter Hank Stokes confirms it: the Coachella Valley has bounced forth from the recession at long last. With charts and graphs from Hans and Mary Sue DuBach, we kvell over the good news.
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