Conscious Living and Aging Symposium

UCR Palm Desert Center and UCR Osher Lifelong Learning present this one-day symposium, featuring the dynamic Marianne Williamson — bestselling author, spiritual leader, and international lecturer.  1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 19 Opening the event will be Frances Rothluebber, educator and author, who will lead a guided meditation, followed by a discussion on the study and practice of Read More

ALERT-IT LOOKS LIKE WE MIGHT HAVE UP TO 1,000 SWAINSON’S HAWKS IN TOWN

Palm Desert, CA – Since 2003-the beginning of the hawkwatch, we have not had a spectacle like this evening. We believe we might have over 1,000 hawks in town. Hundreds of hawks flew  almost at eye level over the evening watch. Additionally several hundred hawks kettled to the north and west. At 6:45P another 150 hawks Read More

Take a step into Palm Desert’s potential

The master plan offers a “road diet” for San Pablo Avenue, between Highway 111 and Fred Waring Drive, that would minimize it from two lanes to one street for vehicular traffic each way, broaden the sidewalks and bicycle counters, add gardening and block parking, stated Eric Ceja, associate planner for the town of Palm Desert. Read More

Native American history and culture of tribes in the Coachella Valley

UCR Palm Desert is proud to partner with the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum on lectures, panel discussions, and performances focusing on aspects of Native American history and culture of tribes in the Coachella Valley and other parts of the western United States. Admission to these public programs is FREE. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 15 Palm Read More

2016 ART CONTEST AND HOLOCAUST ARTICLE

America Congress recognized Remembrance's Occasions as the Holocaust's nation’s annual commemoration. Annually Condition and regional governments, civic facilities, workplaces, colleges, religious organizations, and military angles host observances and Memorial activities because of their communities. These functions may appear throughout the Week of Remembrance, which operates from your Sunday before Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) through these Read More

I rode in Google’s self-operating vehicle. This is exactly what impressed me one of the most.

Palm Desert, CA – Google's self-driving vehicle understands just how to operate lamps that are orange. But unlike people that are normal, it does not have to speculate whether it's going to overcome the countdown. Alternatively, it becomes what for all people is just a split second choice centered on guts and expertise right into Read More

Where the Modern Things Are: Cool Homes in Palm Springs

In case you missed it: Modernism Week, the annual celebration of Mid-Century Modern architecture in Palm Springs, CA, has come and gone. The festival, which draws over 50,000 attendees every year, celebrates design, culture, and art from the mod era. It also provides home tours of museum-quality masterpieces. But if you prefer to live in a museum of your own, Read More

2016 Palm Desert Rotary Club Golf Tournament

The 2016 Palm Desert Rotary Club Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, April 29, 2016 on the beautiful four-star rated course at Desert Falls Country Club. The tournament is a major fundraiser for the year. Our Club President, Phil Cracknell, is focused on eradicating Polio, assisting disabled citizens in the Coachella Valley and providing Read More

Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center

   It's Time for QuickBooks!   It's that time of year again when every business owner is buckling down and organizing expenses, receipts, accounts, etc. for tax time. Have you considered how much simpler your life would be if you had just implemented an accounting software system?   "It's absolutely critical for small-business owners to Read More

March right in for these events! – UCR Palm Desert

It's spring, and look at what's blooming at UCR Palm Desert: Sign up for a special symposium to challenge old ideas. Enjoy FREE lectures, film screenings, and storytelling. Meet the artists of our latest exhibition opening reception. Get some spring in your step today!  Art exhibition opening reception Palm Springs Art Museum Artists Council  5-7 Read More

FESTIVALS – SHOW – IN PALM DESERT

FESTIVALS Native FilmFest Camelot Theatres and Annenberg Theater March 1-6 La Quinta Arts Festival La Quinta Civic Center Campus March 3-6 Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival National Monument Visitor Center March 5 Festival of Opera and Art Palm Desert Civic Center Park March 20 American Documentary Film Festival Multiple Venues March 30-April 4 Indian Wells Arts Read More

SCHNITZELHAUS IN PALM DESERT

Judging by the warm “willkommen” that residents and visitors alike have extended to Schnitzelhaus, a new addition to the Palm Desert culinary scene, it appears there’s a demand for authentic Bavarian food in the Coachella Valley. Dishing up German favorites like schnitzel, sauerbraten and goulash plus brats and Bavarian burgers in an intimate Old World Read More

STARLIGHT SERENADE IN PALM DESERT

In addition to its two championship golf courses, Desert Willow Golf Resort is renowned for its fine dining. On select Thursday evenings throughout the season—and every Thursday evening in March—they play host to some the Coachella Valley’s premier music acts when they present Music and Dining Under the Stars. Each week features a mouth-watering buffet Read More

SPRINGTIME IS BLOOMING BEAUTIFUL IN PALM DESERT

Following winter rains, the desert comes alive as wildflowers burst into bloom. The best place to celebrate this colorful season is at the Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival, held on Saturday, March 5, from 9 am to 4 pm at the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center. The festival features wildflower viewing, Read More

SPRINGTIME IS BLOOMING BEAUTIFUL IN PALM DESERT

Following winter rains, the desert comes alive as wildflowers burst into bloom. The best place to celebrate this colorful season is at the Coachella Valley Wildflower Festival, held on Saturday, March 5, from 9 am to 4 pm at the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitor Center. The festival features wildflower viewing, Read More

March Events Palm Desert

March 1-6: Palm Springs Modernists, featuring the works of Palm Springs High School graduates Glen Wexler (son of Donald Wexler), Terry Masters and Craig Deman, revealing how growing up in a modernist environment influenced their work. Extended daily through March 6, Desertpainter Studio Gallery, 370 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. (760) 778-8855 March 1-6: Read More

Palm Desert, California

“In the end, we only regret the CHANCES we did’nt take.” Do you really know why I am telling this? We are not born to work, pay bills and die. We are born to enjoy, love and feel the nature. There are so lot of we must do or watch before we die and one Read More

Palm Desert Hotels

Relax and kick back in this southern California paradise. Located smack in the center of Coachella valley, Palm Desert is one of the most vibrant cities you will ever visit featuring first class resorts, top notch golfing, entertainment and shopping that appeals to all kinds of customers. Bike, hike or ride on horseback through the Read More

Preparing for Palm Desert Greek Fest is a labor of love

People gather for the 20th annual Greek festival at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Palm Desert. Gabby Ferreira/The Desert Sun (Photo: Taya Gray, Special to The Desert Sun) The smell of cooking meat and the tinkling sounds of traditional Greek music fill the air at St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Palm Desert. People are Read More

A Tesla crashed into the front of Salon Studios on El Paseo

A Tesla crashed into the front of Salon Studios on El Paseo south of Highway 111 in Palm Desert on Saturday morning. It appeared to damage part of the structure of the building but not the actual business itself, which is in the 72600 block of El Paseo. No other details were immediately available following the Read More

Students rally around LGBT community after offensive sticker

    It started at Shadow Hills High School with a few students wearing an anti-gay sticker on their ID badge. Now, thanks to social media,  students at a completely different school have started wearing a pro LGBT one. "I saw it and got a little angry and decided to do something about it," said Read More

A revealing visit to Indian Wells’ historic Nest

We went because we were told to. We were told it was a “must see.” An iconic part of the local scene.  A big chunk of the lore and legend of the area. Unless you know what you’re looking for, it’s easy to miss. And we did: three times. Architecturally, the place was never a Read More

Idyllwild Arts Foundation’s 70th Anniversary, we will host an Alumni Reunion in Idyllwild

As part of Idyllwild Arts Foundation’s 70th Anniversary, we will host an Alumni Reunion in Idyllwild from Friday, March 4, through Sunday, March 6, on the Idyllwild Arts campus.  With leadership from Angelina Burnett ‘96, Mike Barnett ‘05, and a host of volunteers, more than a hundred alumni from the past thirty years will come up the Read More

Why a Travel Warning Doesn’t Always Mean ‘Cancel Your Trip’

Not surprisingly, Vacation Home Rentals also absolves itself from liability in its Disclaimer, beginning with, “Vacation Home Rentals.com is not responsible for any of the information listed in this site.” The rest of the disclaimer is a detailed variation on the theme. As stated in a response to Nancy from Vacation Home Rentals Customer Support, Read More

36 Hours in Palm Springs, California

The city's midcentury modern architecture, which effortlessly blends desert and design, is all the rage. The pool at the Indian Canyons Golf resort. Credit Laure Joliet for The New York Times When Hollywood stars were contractually restricted to a residential radius that allowed for spontaneous meetings, Palm Springs, just over 100 miles east, offered both Read More