guide dogs of the desert

Faithful Companions

For 50 years, the visually impaired have 
gained independence with the help of 
Guide Dogs of the Desert.

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Now an accredited guide dog school, one of only 14 in the country, Guide Dogs of the Desert breeds, raises, and trains all its dogs on site.

desert mistletoe facts

The Scent of the Desert

Distinctive aromas allow you to better know — and remember — the qualities of this special place.

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Herbaceous sagebrush creates an aroma that is part of a distinct scent collection that makes the desert unlike any other place in the world. 

women who lead palm springs life

Passion and Progress

In their own ways, these ‘Women Who Lead’ help make the Coachella Valley a desirable place to live and visit.

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In their own ways, these ‘Women Who Lead’ – Jill Golden, Kelly Steward, and Lili Rodriguez – help make the desert a desirable place to live and visit.

CV Link

A Link to the Future

A couple bumps in the road hardly deter Tom Kirk from championing a supersize bike path giving pedestrians and small electric vehicles a healthier route across the Coachella Valley.

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Bumps in the road won’t deter Tom Kirk from championing CV Link, a bike path giving walkers and small electric vehicles a healthier route across the valley.