Where We Stand

Shakey ground or solid footing? The Coachella Valley sees signs of both.

Shellie Karabell. Attractions 0 Comments

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.

Eastward Ho!

Development moves to Coachella, Indio, and La Quinta — as land disappears

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In today’s Coachella Valley, the rush is east, where land is plentiful and rapidly rising in price and real estate developments are the new gold mines.