coachella valley certified farmers markets

10 Best Bites and Buys at Coachella Valley Certified Farmers Markets

Spend a day at one of the trio of markets and score some local eats and treats.

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As the days have grown cooler, a relaxing and healthy way to spend your morning is visiting one of the three certified farmers markets in Palm Springs, Palm Desert, or La Quinta. All three are certified organic markets that promote small, local businesses and feature farm fresh produce, homemade baked goods, beauty products, delicious dips, wild caught fish, farm raised

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TRIO Celebrates 8th Anniversary Featuring Diva Linda Clifford, Nov. 6, 2017

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TRIO Restaurant in Palm Springs’ Uptown Design District marked its eighth anniversary by awarding a pair of $1,000 checks to Palm Springs High School’s Arts Institute and AIDS Assistance Program (AAP) – Food Samaritans Nov. 6. Palm Springs High School Principal Ryan Wall and Mark Anton, executive director at AAP, accepted the checks, respectively. The annual anniversary celebration, hosted by

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Explore Palm Springs: Welcome New Fire Truck

The Palm Springs Fire Department welcomed a new Mack fire truck to the lineup in September 1940.

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Rated as one of the finest small town fire departments in the west, the Palm Springs Fire Department welcomed a new MACK Model 95 fire truck to the department’s lineup Sept. 6, 1940. Credit for the substantial addition was given to fire chief, Bill Leonesio, and three of the fire commissioners, John Kline, Alvah Hicks, and Charles Bosworth, who had

1930, Fred Clatworthy and his wife at their home at the top of West Ramon Road, Palm Springs.

Explore Palm Springs: Selling A View

Developer John Robertson had visions of grandeur in selling prime downtown land in 1936, but the plan just suddenly disappeared.

Renee Brown History

In September of 1936, John Robertson, a capitalist from Pueblo, Colorado and Beverly Hills, California, purchased 330 acres of land from Fred Payne Clatworthy that extended north from the base of Tahquitz Canyon to the O’Donnell golf course in Palm Springs. Clatworthy, a Palm Springs villager, was also a world famous autochrome photographer. He worked for National Geographic magazine, and

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Explore Palm Springs: War of Wages

The Palm Springs City Council ordered an “Iron Curtain” requiring communication to stop between city employees and the press.

Renee Brown History

Today we hear cries of “fake news,” but historically in Palm Springs there was also a war between city government and the Desert Sun newspaper regarding low pay for city employees. On Aug. 24, 1959, the Palm Springs City Council ordered an “Iron Curtain” requiring communication to stop between city employees and the press. According to city council members, articles

Lindsay Wagner

Bionic Beauty

She packed a punch as TV’s The Bionic Woman, but Lindsay Wagner’s presence at Comic Con Palm Springs will intrigue fans with her showbiz legacy as well as her holistic side.

GREG ARCHER Arts & Entertainment

Female role models blossomed in the 1970s and, to be sure, Lindsay Wagner was at the forefront of it all. As The Bionic Woman, a TV spin-off from the testosterone-infused The Six Million Dollar Man, Wagner garnered an Emmy for her soulful portrayal of Jaime Sommers, an Oaji, California, school teacher, who becomes a fierce government ally when she is

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Solar Eclipse Viewings Set in Greater Palm Springs

The last total solar eclipse was 40 years ago, and this one will be mainly visible in the U.S. on Aug. 21.

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Greater Palm Springs will host viewing parties during what is being called the Great American Eclipse Aug. 21. The total solar eclipse, the first in nearly 40 years, will cross the United States beginning around 9 a.m. in Madras, Oregon, and finish around 4 p.m. in Columbia, South Carolina. Locally, the solar eclipse can be viewed at three viewing events:

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Explore Palm Springs: Airport Takes Flight

Just a few months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt inks construction of the Palm Springs Airport.

Renee Brown History

On August 1, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Palm Springs Airport Bill allotting money for the construction of an airport in Palm Springs. The Army Corps of Engineers subleased the land on the site where the Palm Springs International Airport sits today. They built runways, fuel stations, fences and running lights. The new field was named “Palm Springs

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The First Lady of American Screen

Bette Davis films highlight August's selections from the Palm Springs Cultural Center Community Theatre.

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Bette Davis takes center stage at the Camelot Theatres during the month of August as one of the top 100 actors/actresses included in the Best Actor/ Best Actress Series by Palm Springs Cultural Center Community Theatre. Films featured are: Now, Voyager, The Great Lie, Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte, and Of Human Bondage. The films are shown at noon, Monday through Friday, at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. Davis is a