Desert Lexus Jazz Hotel Packages Now Available

Palm Desert, CA –  Hotel and Ticket Packages Now Available for Weekend Stays     Brian Culbertson and Mindi Abair And The Boneshakers will be performing at the 2016 Desert Lexus Jazz Festival presented by the City of Indian Wells. This year, the event will be held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on Saturday, May 7. Abair and The Read More

The annual Oasis Awards ceremony that honors these stars of tourism

The 2016 Oasis Awards are nearly here, and this year’s ceremony promises to be a spectacular celebration of the brightest stars in our hospitality industry! With more than 200 nominations, this year marks the largest group of nominees in Oasis history. Attached to this email is a list of all of the nominees—all responsible for Read More

Canaries in a coal mine: Climate change and bees, butterflies- Spring 2016 Science Lecture Series

Canaries in a Coal Mine: Why Pollinators are Sensitive to Global Climate Change and How You Can Help Them 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 UCR's College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences brings us this FREE event — the second in our science lecture series, Sustainability in a Time of Rapid Change: The Future of Earth, Life and Humanity. The lecture will be Read More

An oasis of recreation and relaxation in the heart of the Coachella Valley

Palm Desert, CA – An oasis of recreation and relaxation in the heart of the Coachella Valley, Palm Desert is your destination for excitement or for sitting back and enjoying a quiet moment under our clear, blue, sun-drenched skies. http://visitgreaterpalmsprings.com/visit/explore/our-cities/palm-desert/t. 

City responds to allegations surrounding Palm Desert City Manager John Wohlmuth

PALM DESERT, Calif. – The City of Palm Desert has issued this response to our report concerning the sudden resignation of City Manager John Wohlmuth: “The memo was an informational report from the City’s employment law attorney to the Council and as such, is confidential. When it comes to Mr. Wohlmuth’s departure as City Manager, Read More

Festival Insider: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival Palm Desert

PalmDesert.com – The stages are set for perhaps the most famous of American music festivals: Coachella. This year’s edition of the see-and-be-seen celebrity-laden gathering in the California desert will feature reunions of both LCD Soundsystem and Guns N’ Roses. As you prepare to take your trip down to Paradise City, consider these suggestions for other Read More

Become the leader you have always wanted to be!

PalmDesert.com –  New UCR Extension business courses are here! Are you a leader or manager looking to improve or refresh your skills? If so, we have just the courses for you! Classes are conveniently located at the Palm Desert Center and take place in the evening, making it super easy for working professionals to attend.   Read More

CV Link proposal leaves some readers wanting

PalmDesert.com –  Nineteen years ago my husband and I really searched the desert for a home in a gated community for our retirement, a place where we feel safe and have plenty of activities to engage in. We found such a place in Palm Desert, but we don’t feel comfortable with the CV Link proposed Read More

$200K Wells Fargo Grant Supports Local Innovation; CVEP Dedicates iHub Building

PalmDesert.com –  Wells Fargo Vice President and Environmental Affairs Ashley Grosh told the media on Friday, "This space is awesome. We want to support CVEP by helping the iHub companies get into the market." THE WELLS FARGO FOUNDATION granted $200,000 to CVEP, which in turn named renamed a building at the Palm Springs iHub Accelerator Campus to reflect the Wells Fargo's Read More

Exploring nature wellness workshop – UCR Palm Desert

PalmDesert.com – FREE 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16 Our first annual wellness workshop will feature experts discussing the restorative benefits of exploring nature. Speakers from UC Agricultural and Natural Resources division, Riverside County, Friends of the Desert Mountains, Master Gardeners, Desert Regional Medical Center, and Desert Recreation District will discuss all this and Read More

Earth Under Fire: How and Why Our Climate is Changing

PalmDesert.com – UCR's College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences brings us this free event — the first in our science lecture series, Sustainability in a Time of Rapid Change: The Future of Earth, Life and Humanity. The lecture will be held in the auditorium at UCR Palm Desert, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert. About this lecture: Since the industrial Read More

Schools Receive Civic Learning Award of Merit Both James Madison and Gerald Ford Elementary Schools

PalmDesert.com – Schools Receive Civic Learning Award of Merit Both James Madison and Gerald Ford Elementary Schools have been awarded the Civic Learning Award of Merit by the California Department of Education and the Chief Justice. Recognition is based on a school’s designing and implementing programs that provide students with the opportunity to apply what Read More

Crisis Communications & Public Relations

PalmDesert.con –  A CVEP Small Business Forum/Fireside Chat Not every story is newsworthy and not every press release is published. What makes a story compelling to media outlets? What if a negative story befalls your business? Our discussion will address these key issues and provide insight on how business owners can take control of the message. Read More

The Grand Tasting at the Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival includes more than 40 restaurants and wine and bee

Palm Desert, CA – What's great about food festivals is tasting dishes from restaurants you've longed to visit and discovering new wines. The Palm Desert Food and Wine Festival offers exactly that with participation from more than 40 restaurants and  60 wines and champagnes. But, there's also beer, Bloody Caesars and mimosas. The Pints & Read More

PALM DESERT, Calif. – Hundreds of community members came together Saturday in support of autism awareness at the second annual autism walk in Palm Desert.

PALM DESERT, Calif. – All a part of Autism Awareness Month, families got to enjoy a day of health and fun, raising money for the Coachella Valley Autism Society of America, or CVASA. Organizers said funds raised Saturday will help with various support groups and outreach. “We provide support groups and therapy groups for our Read More

Celebrity chefs gather in Palm Desert

Palm Desert, CA Underneath the big white tent on the second floor of The Gardens parking structure, hundreds gathered on Friday to enjoy a gourmet four-course lunch curated by four of the top celebrity chefs in the industry, including Cat Cora, Gale Gand, Suzanne Tracht and Valerie Gordon. “Where's this rain coming from? I’m from Santa Read More

Lesbians and celebrities such as Lada Gaga party in California desert during Dinah Shore Weekend

Palm Desert, CA – Women party at the annual Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend in Palm Springs. Approximately 20,000 lesbians converged on Palm Springs, Calif., recently for the 26th annual Dinah Shore Weekend. LADY GAGA SAYS SHE’S RETURNING TO ‘AMERICAN HORROR STORY’ Bella Thorne and her sister Dani Thorne show off their good genetics by Read More

Price for a Coachella Valley home in February was $283,000

Palm Desert, CA – As the winter home buying season draws to a close, prices across the desert have dipped and sales have jumped. The median price for a Coachella Valley home in February was $283,000, the lowest of this year’s season, according to real estate research firm CoreLogic DataQuick. But sales remain brisk: Resale Read More

Palm Desert Rotary April News

President’s Corner Many of you know of Rotary and the work that we do, education is front and center as one of our focus points. In recent years the CSUSB Palm Desert Campus is offering 4 year scholarships, and applications are pouring in. Sharon Brown-Welty, Dean of CSUSBPD has embraced the needs with gusto and Read More

Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival among things to do this Weekend

Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival: Head to the Coachella Valley and experience the sixth annual Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival April 8-10 featuring culinary and wine tastings in the heart of the El Paseo shopping district. The festival will feature a kick-off James Beard luncheon prepared by celebrity chefs and served in an Read More

Earth Under Fire: How and Why Our Climate is Changing

Palm Desert, CA – UCR's College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences brings us this free event — the first in our science lecture series, Sustainability in a Time of Rapid Change: The Future of Earth, Life and Humanity. The lecture will be held in the auditorium at UCR Palm Desert, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert. About this lecture: Since the Read More

VACATION HOME SALES SLOW, INVESTMENT SALES SURGE

Palm Desert, CA – The Realtors were out Wednesday morning with their annual survey of vacation and investment home sales, this one for 2015. Vacation home sales cooled off in 2015 but remained at the second highest level in nearly a decade, while investment purchases increased for the first time in five years. Sales prices Read More

Palm Desert City Manager Announces Retirement

PALM DESERT, CA – Palm Desert City Manager John Wohlmuth will retire effective April 15, it was announced Wednesday.Wohlmuth announced his retirement on Wednesday, saying, "I have had great satisfaction in working for the City and I appreciate the opportunities the City provided me during my time there. I will miss working with the many Read More

A CVEP Small Business Forum

Palm Desert, CA –  Crisis Communications & Public Relations  A CVEP Small Business Forum About Not every story is newsworthy and not every press release is published. What makes a story compelling to media outlets? What if a negative story befalls your business? Our discussion will address these key issues and provide insight on how Read More

Artist Council Demos: You won’t believe your eyes!

Palm Desert, CA – A unique collaboration between the University of California, Riverside – Palm Desert Center and the Palm Springs Art Museum Artists Council resulted in one of the largest exhibitions of local, living artists in the Coachella Valley. Now watch art in action with a morning of art demonstrations from artist council members. This Read More