Certified desert naturalist and avid hiker Jane Udall embraces the environment she has grown to love since moving to the Coachella Valley in 2003. Her enthusiasm is infectious, which makes excursions in her company memorable. “I’m enamored with the desert mountains and everything is so different than the Pacific Northwest,” says the former hospital administrator from Oregon who now lives
La Quinta couple Alan and Debbie Woodruff enjoy a long-distance relationship, and are the first to admit that their 20-year marriage is an uphill climb. The longtime fitness coaches and lifelong marathoners have a reason to celebrate this month at the annual Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge. Twenty years ago, the two met while negotiating the 2,000-foot incline over 3.7
Although it’s always tempting to make stoner jokes when discussing medical marijuana, the fact is, cannabis has proved to be an effective treatment in maladies ranging from anxiety to severe back pain to appetite stimulation for cancer patients. “People are understanding more and more that this is not a place for the 20-year-old getting high, that shops are no longer
Lynne Rolley flew back and forth from San Francisco to Palm Springs so often during the last two years, she was on a first-name basis with airport gate agents. A part-time Palm Desert resident from the Berkeley area, she decided to make a full-time move and found her home away from home. Since December, she has been the director of
Some people think they walk on water. Some people just wish they could. If you’re in the second group, we have one word: flyboarding. Zoom above the breakers on the device connected via hose to a turbine that sends the rider airborne, enabling various aerial maneuvers that typically escape human ability. Manipulating the water pressure through the hose drives the
Gary Burzell, who has a website dedicated to hiking in Palm Springs and other Coachella Valley trails, gives tips for newbies and his faves to tackle.
The mayors of nine Coachella Valley cities weigh in about their towns.
Tennis enthusiasts in the Coachella Valley can enjoy the green, green grass of home year-round with some of the best lawn tennis venues in the nation.
Hundreds of cyclists from the Greater Palm Springs area hit the road multiple times per week with mapped routes from the La Quinta Cove to downtown Palm Springs.
One of the biggest sports spectacles in Southern California – the BNP Paribas Open — comes with free events and tips on how to better the experience.
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