CareerBuilder 2018 Was A Success!

Another CareerBuilder Challenge is in the books. The 2018 CareerBuilder Challenge hosted here at PGA West was a giant success raising one million dollars. Life at PGA West is relaxing, but never dull. Next year come watch the tournament from your own home. Contact me now to see one of our beautiful homes here at PGA West or anywhere else in our valley! … [Read more...]

Careerbuilder Challenge 2018

 It’s time for the Careerbuilder Challenge here again at PGA West in La Quinta, California January 17 -21, 2018.  The Careerbuilder Challenge began as the Palm Springs Classic back in 1960 with Arnold Palmer as the very first champion. Since then, it’s grown into one of the largest events in the PGA Tour. The tournament features a Pro-Am pay along with tournament play for he first 54 holes. Careerbuilder PGA Players Every year the Careerbuilder brings in some of the fans’ most popular PGA players. This year’s lineup is no exception. Guests can expect to see PGA stars Phil Mckelson, … [Read more...]

Art On Main Street La Quinta, California

Art On Main Street It’s that time of year now in our Coachella Valley. There are numerous activities starting as more people will begin arriving for the holidays and the season. Old Town La Quinta is a favorite for everyone from PGA West to those living in Palm Desert and beyond.Don’t miss “Art on Main Street”, which is happening now. Over 80 artists along with live entertainment, shopping and of course dinning. Admission and parking is free. Living In La Quinta, California Events like Art On Main Street are just one of the reasons I sell homes to people who choose to live out here … [Read more...]

PGA West Bighorn Sheep

If you live or visit in the Coachella Valley, then you’re probably aware of our wonderful Bighorn Sheep we have in our area. They love our mountains and often will come down to graze in our neighborhoods. Bighorn Sheep In The Coachella Valley According to our own Bighorn Institute, by 1982 the Bighorn population had dropped to fewer than 1200 in the United States in their full range from Palm Springs to Mexico. In 1998 Bighorn were listed as an endangered species by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. As of 2016 they estimate about 950 Bighorn now live in nine different recovery areas. PGA … [Read more...]

Golf Courses At PGA West

PGA West has 6 golf courses for members to play at. Each course has it's own unique design and challenge so members and their guests never get bored. The Arnold Palmer Course At PGA West The Arnold Palmer Private has five holes, which run along the side of the Santa Rosa Mountains and designed by Arnold Palmer. This course has been the host course used in past PGA Careerbuilder Classic as well as the wonderful Bob Hope Classic. The Greg Norman Course At PGA West The Greg Norman course is the only Greg Norman designed course in the entire Coachella Valley. It rests in a prehistoric ocean … [Read more...]

PGA West 55066 Inverness Way morning from PGA West in La Quinta, California. As always we have some great homes for sale here at PGA West. PGA West PGA West is one of the top golf communities in our desert. With a great, expansive design, which is perfect for your morning bike rides behind gated walls, to our club houses for a drink after golf or dinner with the family, we have something for everyone. And that's not to mention our new sports facility about to open complete with a drive-in theater for golf carts! Homes For Sale At PGA West Today, I'd like to tell you about this … [Read more...]

80305 Paseo De Norte Indio, California

Good morning from PGA West. I'm excited to offer this new listing just down the road in Indio, California! You have to see this property to believe it!The homeowner has created a desert oasis that is perfect for both entertaining & relaxing in this amazing south facing single level home located in the gated Estacio Community. Features include custom designed salt water pool with raised spa and pebble finish, tanning bed with umbrella sleeve, and arched bridge over the pool to a fire-pit with bench seating. Custom BBQ area features an amazing Italian wood burning style pizza oven and … [Read more...]

PGA West New Sports Facility

PGA West here in La Quinta, California is about to get some amazing additions to our wonderful community. Here's a nighttime render of the new sports facility coming soon! A 25-yard lap pool, fitness center, spa and drive-in for golf carts are only a few of the new amenities this will offer all our residents at PGA West!PGA West in La Quinta offers its residents several golf courses to play throughout the season. There's also events scheduled throughout the season at our clubhouses. This sprawling, landscaped and walled community is a family favorite year-round!For more information … [Read more...]

The New PGA West Fitness Club for 2017

PGA West has announced this new, beautiful addition to our club for 2017. Amenities include a wonderful new fitness center, 25-yard lap pool, basketball court, spa, 22-hole putting course and a drive in theater designed for members' golf carts. For more information on this and other great happenings here at PGA West contact me now!  … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July 2017

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Happy Memorial Day 2017

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Indian Wells Arts Festival 2017

It’s time for the 2017 Indian Wells Arts Festival! Located at the $75 million dollar Indian Wells Tennis Garden this weekend! It’s a must see for visitors to our valley and for locals from La Quinta, Indian Wells, Palm Desert and other communities.200 award winning artists transform the magnificent path-lined plaza with a spectacular splash of color, featuring hundreds of pieces of one-of-a-kind artwork available for purchase. Offerings include painting, drawing, ceramics, glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry, apparel and hand-crafted wares. Meet the artists and buy directly from … [Read more...]

Pets In Your Home And HOA

Most people consider their pets as loving members of their families. And rightfully so! In 2016 95% pf consumers believe it was important that a housing community allow animals. When moving to a new home at PGA West or anywhere else in La Quinta or the Coachella Valley, a home buyer with pets should always know what the HOA rules and expectations are. Country Club Pet Policies Many communities in our valley offer great dog parks for dogs and their owners to play in and get some great exercise. Often these areas will be equipped with doggie bags. Other times a resident may be expected to … [Read more...]

Stagecoach 2017

 Stagecoach is rightfully called “California’s Country Music Festival.” 2017 looks to be one of the most eclectic Stagecoach festivals we have ever had. This year Stagecoach has plenty of new faces, who will appear on stage along with some legends of the country music world. Willie Nelson, Shania Twain, Jerry Lee Lewis, Kenny Chesney and some names not so familiar with country music such as 24’s own Kiefer Sutherland and Cyndi Lauper.ALL PASSES INCLUDE:A single wristband granting access to the festival all 3 days. You may wander from stage to stage and experience other … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open 2017

 BNP Paribas Open 2017Long recognized as a world-class vacation and conference destination with year-round warm weather, Indian Wells boasts an array of renowned events, including the internationally acclaimed tennis tournament, the BNP Paribas Open. Experience what is the largest ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and WTA Premier combined event in the world and have your chance to play where the professionals play with world-class tennis facilities, one-of-a-kind clinics and incredible hotel packages at one of four luxury resorts: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells, Miramonte Resort & Spa, … [Read more...]

PGA West Introduces New Sports Club

PGA West Plans New Golf Cart Drive-In and MorePGA West unveils plans for a new sports facility and drive-in for members. It's part of a brand new 4-acre, multi-generational Sports Club planned to open in early 2018.PGA West New Sports ClubHeralding a bold new era of innovation, the state-of the-art facility will feature an array of world-class amenities, including a fitness center, spa, a 25-yard lap pool, bocce ball and Petanque courts, a dog park and a drive-up movie area for golf carts. Other exciting features include tennis, pickleball, volleyball and basketball courts, plus a … [Read more...]

CareerBuilder Challenge 2017

It's time for the CareerBuilder 2017 here at PGA West again! Defending champion Jason Dufner, major championship winner Zach Johnson, past tournament champs Patrick Reed and Bill Hass and Tournament Ambassador Phil Mickelson are just some of the players who will be here.It all happens January 18th through the 22nd!For more information click here!   … [Read more...]

Happy 2017!

It's that time of year again. Time to say farewell to the old year and get ready for a prosperous 2017 about to begin. From my family to yours, have a wonderful new year and a great 2017! … [Read more...]

Modernism Week October 21-23 2016

Modernism Week is here October 21st through the 23rd. The mission of Modernism Week is to celebrate and foster appreciation of midcentury architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in the greater Palm Springs area.Modernism Week is a California 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.EVENTSModernism Week’s signature February Event is an annual celebration of midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion and culture. This exciting festival takes place in February in … [Read more...]

Second Weekend Added

A second weekend has been added. The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters and The Who!  October 2016 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio … [Read more...]

All About Families Fall Festival

Old Town La Quinta is hosting it's 10th annual All About Families Fall Family Festival Saturday Novermber 19th! The festivities start at 10AM and admission is free! … [Read more...]

New Hours At All Palm Springs Art Museums

If you are planning on checking out any of the wonderful art museums in Palm Springs, be sure you know the new hours before you head out! … [Read more...]

La Quinta Arts Foundation

PROMOTING & CULTIVATING THE ARTS since 1982ID# 95-3842968LEARN MORE - JOIN US - DONATE - GET SOCIAL WWW.LQAF.COMJOIN US! March 3-6, 2016 10 am to 5 pm Daily Ticket prices: Adults $17 or $22 for a Multi-Day Pass. Children under 12 are Free. Valet parking $12, Self-Parking $8, or Free parking in designated areas throughout the Village area.Picture Perfect! La Quinta Civic Center Campus La Quinta Arts Festival — the #1 Fine Art Festival in the Nation 2013, 2014 and 2015 — is … [Read more...]

This Should Be Your Forecast

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Art Under The Umbrellas

Presented by La Quinta Arts Foundation Art Under the Umbrellas shows are one-day events located in Old Town La Quinta from 10am to 4pm on select Saturdays from October through March.Over 80 artists participate at each Art Under the Umbrellas event, located along the closed-off streets of this charming outdoor venue reminiscent of colonial Mexico. This makes for an enjoyable day outdoors perusing artist wares, exploring Old Town shops, and dining in Old Town restaurants. Art patrons will find quality artwork, while tourists will discover treasured mementos.These popular events attract … [Read more...]

It’s A Wonderful Time of Year in La Quinta!

The LA Times agrees! The holiday season in La Quinta is a great time to come out and visit! Especially, if you're a fan of It's A Wonderful Life by Frank Capra!More on the story here … [Read more...]

Art Under The Umbrellas La Quinta

PROMOTING & CULTIVATING THE ARTS since 1982ID# 95-3842968LEARN MORE - JOIN US - DONATE WWW.LQAF.COMPhoto by Marcia Gawecki, Palm Springs LifeELLIOTT NEWTON "The Potter of La Quinta" It is with great sadness we report that our dear friend passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015. Elliott spent his last days doing what he loved best -- working with his crystal glaze ceramics. FEATURED ARTIST Delia Bradford As a traditional plein air artist, Delia uses the outdoors as her … [Read more...]

The Vault At Bighorn

Bighorn Country Club has a new addition, the vault. Set behind circular bank-vault doors and guarded by a security system, which includes fingerprint scanners, HD cameras and 4K monitors, is a pillared, museum-quality 2400 square foot car showcase for rare and collectible vehicles.When not admiring their curated coupes and roadsters up close, members can take in the entire eclectic collection from the Vault’s elevated Redline Lounge. Designed to appeal to a car enthusiast’s aesthetic, the 4,000-square-foot bespoke bar features glass doors fit with McLaren grillwork, sofas surrounding a … [Read more...]

Don’t Forget To Set Your Clock Back

It's that time of year again. Don't forget this weekend is when you need to set your clocks back for the fall. … [Read more...]

Art Under The Umbrellas

PROMOTING & CULTIVATING THE ARTS since 1982ID# 95-3842968LEARN MORE - JOIN US - DONATE WWW.LQAF.COMFeatured Artist Leslee Adams Leslee will debut paintings in her latest California Mission series, as well as some new additions to her vibrant series of desert cacti and poppies.  Featured Artist Joanne Casey Joanne's catalog of mixed media collages range from modern geometrics to earthy landscapes and Southwest-inspired … [Read more...]