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Paseo may be famed for its shopping, but the El Paseo Exhibition gives the street its sparkle. The newly installed 2017/2018 exhibition, a collection of 18 sculptures that line the street’s median, can be toured for the first time with a Public Art docent on Saturday, January 7 at 9am by meeting at the northwest Read More

Palm Desert Consciousness July 15, 2016

The Couch Palm Desert Consciousness     July 15, 2016  Issue 3 Palm Desert, Ca. Authoritarianism vs. Real Authority So, while out on a walk in palm desert one early morning here’s what came to me about the nature authority. I remembered a tape that I listened to a long time ago. It was about discerning the Read More

Palm Desert Spas

Palm Desert Spas Limited forms of plants are located in desert as a result of lack of favorable conditions and resources. Flowers are found inside this desert if there’s enough rain during the summertime. It is regarded a threatened species, therefore, it is unlawful to touch, harass, harm, or maintain a desert tortoise for a Read More

Want to Know More About Palm Desert Hiking?

Want to Know More About Palm Desert Hiking? Located close to the Indian Canyons and also the Aerial Tram may be the lovely Desert Isle Resort. Best Palm Desert Romantic Hotels The ideal romantic holiday requires the correct location and the proper hotel. Hotels in Palm Desert these days offer in-room online access with which you are able Read More

Palm Desert California Golf Resort

Palm Desert California Golf Resort Tourism is in its peak here particularly in the winter months. Unfortunately, nobody managed to take home the auto. Do they should be picked up by car. It’s truly hard to pick the best. With the incredible weather and scenery, we’re certain to attract increased density and anticipate development that’s Read More

Palm Desert is an incredible venue for photographers.

Palm Desert is an incredible venue for photographers. For a genuine scenic thrill, have a hot air balloon ride. There’s also a fantastic butterfly pavilion that is certainly open from March to May. It appears as though it should be called Narnia for how it’s surrounded by the desert. `It turns a gorgeous purple color within Read More

The Couch – Couch Consciousness:

The Couch Couch Consciousness: Issue #2 June 24th 2016 Palm Desert, California Being You So, here’s what came to me. The easiest thing in the world is to be you. The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be. Don’t let anyone put you in that position. Stay open to Read More

How does your garden grow? UCR

How does your garden grow? Master Gardener classes begin soon! Blossom with us Do you love gardening? Do you want to learn more about growing plants in the desert? Would you like to share your knowledge with the community? The Master Gardener program might be for you! What all Master Gardeners share is a desire Read More

Desert Trip provides Indio $1 million, new challenges

As Indio increasingly becomes a music fan’s dream vacation destination, officials are imploring residents who rent out their homes to tourists to register with the city. The city has long required both long- and short-term renters to obtain a permit and business license from the city in order not only to keep track of renters Read More

Field Study of Birds: Southeast Arizona

Desert Cities Bird Club If you have ever wanted to bird SE Arizona, here is an opportunity this summer. July 23-31  (9 days – car caravan to the best spots) – monsoon season To sign up contact UCR Extension (can click below) Or contact me directly for more information. Thanks and Happy Birding! Kurt Leuschner Read More

Friends of the Desert Mountains Upcoming Schedule of Events

La Quinta Nature Walks – “Explore Our National Monument: Celebrating 15 Years Saturday, May 21, 2016      Offered by the City of La Quinta, this is an easy, 1-2 mile hike at the Top of the Cove. Call 760-777-7090 for more information. Upper Elevation Hike Pacific Crest Trail HIke, North side Highway 74 Saturday, Read More

Friends of CV Link BICYCLE RIDE — Sunday May 22nd

Friends Of CV Link Newsletter Friends Of CV Link Bike Ride Sunday May 22nd 7:30 Arrive- 8:00 Roll Out Come join us as we ride portions of the soon to be CV Link and portions of Mother Earth in general.  It’s all about fun and supporting cycling in the Coachella Valley Friends of CV Link BICYCLE RIDE Read More

Lead that team!

Lead that team! You have probably heard all the cliches about team building and by now you know there is no I in TEAM and that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. But what does it really take to lead a motivated and enthusiastic group of diverse individuals around a common Read More

Bird Walk at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage

This Friday May 20 at 9:15am-10:15am I’ll be leading one of the last birdwalks of the season at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage. Free! Enter off Bob Hope Drive just past the intersection with Frank Sinatra. The following Friday, May 27, I’ll lead a special birdwalk starting at 7:30am at “Bonnie Bell” along Whitewater Canyon Road Read More

Everything you need to know about solar energy

    Spring 2016 Science Lecture Series Catching Rays: Solar Energy for Today and Tomorrow 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 UCR’s College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences brings us thisFREE event — the fourth and final in our science lecture series,Sustainability in a Time of Rapid Change: The Future of Earth, Life and Humanity. Did you Read More

Water Transfers at the Salton Sea are supposed to begin in late 2017

Desert Cities Bird Club Water Transfers at the Salton Sea are supposed to begin in late 2017.  The sea is predicted to shrink dramatically after that, and the ecosystem may be altered forever, with dramatic impacts on birds and air quality. If you can find it, I highly recommend a documentary about the Salton Sea Read More

Strategies for Surviving Summer

Strategies for Surviving Summer A discussion for desert business owners, managers and employees on how to thrive during the Summer season. Hear new best practices and walk away with new ideas to implement in your own business. About A discussion for desert business owners, managers and employees on how to thrive during the Summer season. Read More

Don’t miss the final events this season

Turn! Turn! Turn! To everything, there is a season. And our spring calendar of events is winding to a close at UCR Palm Desert. But before you leave for your summer vacation, help us end the season in style. Make sure to check out our lectures, a film screening, and an art exhibition opening reception, Read More

This Week at CVEP / April 26, 2016

  FOLLOW, LIKE, AND FRIEND US ON SOCIAL MEDIA          MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS HOW TO START  A BUSINESS April 26, 2 p.m. La Quinta Museum ARTS, MEDIA, AND ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY COUNCIL April 26, 3:30 p.m. CSUSB Palm Desert, Room IW120 EMERGING HEALTH PROFESSIONALS CAREER SHOWCASE May 7, 8 a.m. UCR Palm Desert PANEL Read More

Stagecoach one of many music festivals in Top 50 events

Stagecoach passes for local residents go on sale Wednesday at the Indian Wells Tennis Gardens. Then there’s just four or five more music festivals to go until summer. Stagecoach: California’s Country Music Festival opens Friday, followed by the Hue Music & Arts Festival Saturday in Mecca. The Desert Lexus jazz festival is May 7 at Read More

Murray Canyon to Cave Waterfall (Moderate) Distance To Be Traveled

Murray Canyon to Cave Waterfall (Moderate) Distance To Be Traveled Distance 2B Traveled Hiking- Palm Springs & Coachella Valley Added by Jason Bruecks Sunday, May 1, 2016 8:00 AM World Market 2465 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264 Palm Springs, CA Are you going? Yes No Murray Canyon to Cave Waterfall (MODERATE) PALM Read More

What does climate change mean for California’s water supply?

    Spring 2016 Science Lecture Series Change is the Only Constant: 10,000 Years of Climate Variability in California and What it Means for Our Water Supply 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 26 UCR’s College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences brings us this FREE event — the third in our science lecture series, Sustainability in a Time Read More

Sunny days and myriad luxuries in Palm Desert, Calif.

Step off the plane on your way to Palm Desert, and it doesn’t take long to realize you’re not at home anymore. You’ll fly into the airport in adjacent Palm Springs and walk into the Sonny Bono Concourse, named for the ’60s pop star turned politician who died in a skiing accident in 1998. On Read More

Special events at the UCR Palm Desert Center!  

But wait, there's more! The crowds for weekend one of the Coachella Music & Arts Festival have come and gone, but we're still here! And you don't need a wristband to be in our VIP section. Come see all the free lectures, film screenings, and special events at the UCR Palm Desert Center!     Read More

Brown Pelican Survey – Salton Sea

You are invited to help count Brown Pelicans on Saturday, May 7th, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, at the Salton Sea or along the coast. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s eBird program, state agencies, and the Audubon network are seeking help from citizen-science birders. We are kicking off a new monitoring effort Read More