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They Can’t Take Away 
Our Sunshine’

In a webinar series, leaders discuss the way forward for the Coachella Valley.

Staff Report Current PSL, Vision

It will take several years, but the Coachella Valley will bounce back from the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. When it does, the local economy with be healthier, more diverse, and better educated and prepared to weather the uncertainties of the future. How will we get there? To answer to this question, Palm Springs Life partnered with the Coachella

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The Desert We Want

What lies ahead for the post-COVID Coachella Valley will be as brilliant as its innovators and leaders — and this is why we’re optimistic.

Steven Biller Arts & Entertainment, Current PSL, Vision

Two years ago, at the Greater Palm Springs Economic Summit, a video captivated the audience of business and government leaders with renderings of the Coachella Valley in 2050. It included a Cal State Palm Desert with state-of-the-art bandwidth, programs in leading-edge technologies, and a branch campus at the Salton Sea, where just beyond the yachting and sailing center, students from

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Best in Class

Coachella Valley education leaders speak on the challenges caused by the pandemic, while shedding light on exciting future developments.

JIM POWERS Current Digital, Vision, Watch & Listen - Vision

Coachella Valley education leaders speak on the challenges caused by the pandemic, while shedding light on exciting future developments.

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Long Road Ahead

In the opening webisode of “The Economic Future of the Coachella Valley,” it was revealed the local tourism industry could be facing a recovery of 3+ years.

JIM POWERS Attractions, Current Digital, Vision, Watch & Listen - Vision

In the first webisode of “The Economic Future of the Coachella Valley,” it was revealed the local tourism industry faces a long recovery.

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Great Minds

Local leaders discuss 'The Economic Future of the Coachella Valley' in a free webinar series from the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership, Palm Springs Life, and SBEMP Attorneys.

Staff Report Current Digital, Real Estate, Vision

Local leaders discuss ‘The Economic Future of the Coachella Valley’ in a free webinar series from the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership.

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Gary Honts

CEO, JFK Memorial Hospital.

Site Staff Vision, Watch & Listen - Vision

The Coachella Valley holds a world of opportunity for doctors, nurses, specialists, and other healthcare professionals. For Gary Honts, CEO of JFK Memorial Hospital in Indio, that means recruiting top-notch talent from around the country as well as cultivating young talent here at home. The 145-bed acute-care hospital, part of Tenet Healthcare California, serves the eastern Coachella Valley with a

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Kyle Wagner

Director of Economic Development, Coachella Valley Economic Partnership.

Site Staff Vision, Watch & Listen - Vision

Kyle Wagner loves Greater Palm Springs, and spends his days helping others make a good life here. At the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership, he consults with business owners who want to relocate or expand in the region, as well as entrepreneurs looking to start a new business. “This is a place for opportunity as much as it is for tourism,”

The Coachella Valley

The Rise of the Knowledge Economy

High-skill jobs of the future put a premium on higher ed and innovation.

Ken Alan Vision

In a valley where TV meteorologists routinely forecast widely scattered sunshine, it should come as no surprise that Greater Palm Springs provides a setting that has inspired some truly bright ideas within its knowledge economy. Dr. Forrest M. Bird exemplified this culture of innovation in the 1960s, pioneering some of the earliest portable mechanical ventilators for people with acute lung

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The Pursuit of Happiness

An innovative spirit and quality of life make Greater 
Palm Springs an ideal place to live and work.

Shelly Cannon Vision

You feel it right away — the earnest, optimistic appeal that has stood the test of time and is experiencing a profound resurgence in Greater Palm Springs. Since Hollywood celebrities started coming here in the 1920s, this dreamscape has drawn the best and brightest from all walks of life, all in search of the relaxing vibe. Captains of industry come