The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has a special place in the history and heritage of the Coachella Valley — and a vital role in the future of the area.
After graduating from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Dr. René Dell’Acqua opened her dental practice in the Coachella Valley to offer “five-star care in a five-star city.”
When Singh Chandi came to the Coachella Valley more than 20 years ago, he rode on the hope of achieving the American dream.
When Carolyn Caldwell was researching a career move, Desert Regional Medical Center impressed her. “It is truly comprehensive,” she says. “We are the only Level II Trauma Center in the Coachella Valley, we deliver more than 3,000 babies every year, and we have a comprehensive cancer center.
Actress and philanthropist Joyce Bulifant sees the new four-year degree programs at Cal State San Bernardino’s Palm Desert Campus as the future of the desert.
Sunrise Company, which has developed some of the area’s finest country clubs and hotels over its 45 years, strives to bottle that experience.
When Todd Blue established IndiGO Auto Group in 2006 and set out to acquire the greatest automobile dealerships in the United States, he was most impressed with Desert European Motorcars in Rancho Mirage.
Renova — a full-service solar power plant builder for homes, businesses, and nonprofits from the Coachella Valley to the Salton Sea — began as Battaglia’s MBA thesis at UC Riverside Palm Desert Graduate Center.
“The Palm Springs area has been great for my practice,” says Dr. Scott Aaronson, a board-certified plastic surgeon.
The Coachella Valley is poised to become an important distribution center for the more than 40 percent of imports that enter through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.