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The Curious Case of Casa Chiquita

A nearly 90-year mystery about the historical roots of the oldest known farmhouse in Rancho Mirage is solved thanks to the persistence of Stephen Follansbee.

Kay Kudukis Current Digital, History

rancho mirage history A nearly 90-year mystery about the historical roots of the oldest known farmhouse in Rancho Mirage is solved thanks to Stephen Follansbee.

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The Self-Determined Sixties

By the second half of the 20th century, Agua Caliente leaders had cleared the way for future Tribal development, ultimately shaping the Palm Springs tourism industry we know today.

Jeffrey Crider Current Digital, History

spa hotel palm springs By the 1950s, Agua Caliente leaders had cleared the way for future Tribal development, ultimately shaping the Palm Springs tourism industry we know today.

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Explore Palm Springs: Fig Tree John

The haunting and elegant image of Fig Tree John makes it easy to understand why he inspired the young short-story writer Edwin Corle to pen an entire book about him.

Tracy Conrad Current Digital, History

fig tree john Fig Tree John, also known as Juanito Razon, was credited with planting the first fig tree in the Coachella Valley and inspiring a novel by Edwin Corle.