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While Palm Springs reflects the influence of midcentury modernism, Indio’s architectural gem reflects the influence of the railroad. Southern Pacific-style architecture distinguishes the 100-year-old schoolhouse at the Coachella Valley Historical Society Museum and Cultural Center.

Where We Stand

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

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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.

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El Paseo Art Walk

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The El Paseo Art Walk season begins this month. On the first Thursday of the month from October through May, galleries host artist receptions and exhibition openings from 5 to 9 p.m. The collections you’ll find along the boulevard include early California, Western, European masters, American Pop, and contemporary works. Whether you have a wall, shelf, table, or floor space that needs a focal point, you’ll likely find something ideal in Palm Desert.

Detours – Santa Fe

‘The City Different’

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Celebrating its 400th anniversary, Santa Fe offers adventure, art and culture, and natural beauty. Cultural, creative, chic, and historic, Santa Fe lives up to its sobriquet as The City Different.

Where Dream Cars Come True

The quiet creator of prototype vehicles rolls out the red carpet for film and television producers seeking a massive soundstage and crew accommodations without the L.A. price tag

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The quiet creator of prototype vehicles rolls out the red carpet for film and television producers seeking a massive soundstage and crew accommodations without the L.A. price tag

Land of Opportunity

One of the nation’s fastest-growing regions, Riverside County proves its mettle as a great place to live and work

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One of the nation’s fastest-growing regions, Riverside County proves its mettle as a great place to live and work