Coachella Valley Gets A Hockey Team!

The Coachella Valley has been awarded the 32nd franchise from the American Hockey League. Starting in 2021 residents of Palm Springs and surrounding communities will be able to come watch the development team of the latest NHL affiliate in Seattle. Just as in baseball, the team here in the valley will be players in the Seattle farm system who can be called up to play in the NHL. There's no official name yet for our team. The new 10,000 seat arena in Palm springs where the team will play will be largely built underground with no additional sports bars or restaurants. For more information … [Read more...]

PGA West 16 Weeks Until Christmas

Today at PGA West our high temperature is 111 degrees. Tomorrow its set to hit 115! So, what better time than now to think about your holiday plans and cooler weather! Christmas 2019 As of today its 16 weeks until Christmas. Its one of our favorite times of the year and we love spending it between PGA West and our La Quinta Resort & Club. Of course the valley will start getting busy before that when our temps cool off, but there are many full-time and part-time residents who truly enjoy spending the holiday season here with friends and family. PGA West Lifestyle As you have probably … [Read more...]

The Living Desert Zoo Camp

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer. Don't let the heat keep you away from our wonderful Living Desert and ZooCamp! Designed for children ages 4-13, ZooCamp fosters an appreciation for the natural world through interactive programming and activities, arts & crafts, tours, and chats. Campers can also explore desert environments, go behind-the-scenes, meet with animal care keepers and so much more. Each week-long session offers a themed class giving campers an entertaining and educational topic geared towards specific age groups. Time/Place: 8am-12pm / 47900 … [Read more...]

New Listing: PGA West In La Quinta, California

PGA West in La Quinta, California: Just listed! This great condo here at PGA West in La Quinta is on the Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course. A great condo with great views allowing you to watch the Desert Classic Golf Tournament (formerly the Bob Hope) from front row seats on your own patio! This 3 bedroom/2 bath condo is listed at $279K. For more information on this or any other properties here at PGA West please contact me now! … [Read more...]

Happy Memorial Day 2019

PGA West 2019 - We are fee because of the brave. Happy Memorial Day 2019. As you enjoy this weekend and possibly an extra day off work on Monday, please keep in mind the meaning of this day. We honor those who gave all while serving in order for us to enjoy our freedom and way of life. Our valley has a long tradition with the military from World War II to the bases such as the Marines at 29 Palms just up the road. God bless our troops. … [Read more...]

Summer At PGA West

photo credit: PGA West PGA West La Quinta, California - It's beginning to look a lot like summer here at PGA West! Golf At PGA West Of course we are known as the "Western home of golf in America" hosting numerous golf tournaments throughout the season. Lee Trevino even made one of the most famous golf shots in history back in 1988 during the Skins game at our "Alcatraz" hole on the Palmer Private. We have six courses here at PGA West for golfers to choose from. As the weather continues to get warmer, golfers can begin to enjoy some less expensive tee times this summer. PGA West … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day 2019

Happy Mother's Day 2019 to all the mothers, grandmothers, great grandmothers and the rest who tirelessly keep their families going! … [Read more...]

Stagecoach 2019

  La Quinta, California: Stagecoach 2019 starts this weekend! Stagecoach 2019 Lineup This year's performers at Stagecoach include Luke Bryan, Bret Michaels (yes formerly of Poision), Luke Combs, Jason Alden, Mark Chestnut, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Sam Hunt and many more. Performances start Friday April 26th and go through Sunday April 28th. Stagecoach 2019 Details All the Stagecoach details are of course listed on their website¬† but some of the basics are; free parking 9AM- 2PM, the event is rain or shine although that shouldn't be a concern, all vendors accept credit cards and normal … [Read more...]

Happy Easter!

PGA West La Quinta, California. Happy Easter weekend from our family to yours. May your weekend be blessed and fun with family and friends. - And full-timers, here's to surviving weekend number two of Coachella! Enjoy everyone and be safe! … [Read more...]

Summer Is Coming

  PGA West La Quinta, CA. - According to our forecasters over at The Desert Sun, we may have our first highs over 100 degrees next weekend just in time for the start of Coachella. We've had a wonderfully cool spring, but it appears it may be time to brace for summer! Coachella 2019 Also, for all of our full-time residents, don't forget that with Coachella comes the thousands and thousands of festival guests. This means Costco and local grocery stores will be depleted. Be sure and stock up on anything you think you may need during this week. Residents should also prepare for … [Read more...]

Daylight Savings 2019

Don't forget to move your clocks, watches and everything else up one hour tonight! … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open 2019

It's time again for the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California. The BNP Paribas Open is the largest ATP World Tour Masters 1000 and WTA Premier combined event in the world. 2019 BNP Paribas Line Up This tournament always draws the top tennis players from all over the world. This includes the No. 1 women's double team of Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova, the Chan sisters, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and many more. The Indian Wells Tennis Garden This critically acclaimed tennis landscape offers visitors a memorable and unique experience here in our Coachella … [Read more...]

Certified Farmer’s Market La Quinta

The Sunday Certified Farmer's Market is open now in Old Town La Quinta! High season is here. The holidays are over and its now the beginning of the busiest time of year here in La Quinta, California.   Sunday Certified Farmer's Market Starting at 8AM on Sundays come on down to Old Town La Quinta and find some of the freshest produce, herbs, honey, nuts, fresh bread, cheese, fresh flowers, organic meats and more. And its not only food to enjoy. Visitors can expect chef demonstrations, services such as knife sharpening and live music. Old Town La Quinta Over 85% of the farms and … [Read more...]

Sunday Polo Games

Now that the holidays are behind us here at PGA West and the Coachella Valley, the 2019 events are starting to happen. In February one of the funnest things to do on a Sunday is catch some polo! Polo Sundays Starting in February and going until March 31st, the Empire Polo Club will have Sunday polo games open to the public. Costs is $20.00 per car and general admission includes bleacher seats and field-side tailgate spots on the field. Food and beverage service is available on site. Guests can also choose VIP seating for an extra charge. The games start at 2:00PM every Sunday. The Empire … [Read more...]

The Desert Classic 2019

PGA West La Quinta, California - The 60th Anniversary Desert Classic begins next week! It's one of the funnest events here at PGA West with a rich history started by Bob Hope of golf pros, amateurs and celebrities coming together! The 2019 Desert Classic Music Opening night January 18th at 5PM will feature Sammy Hagar along with former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony along with Jason Bonham featuring Sammy and Van Halen classics. On the 19th guests can enjoy Bad Company as well. The 2019 Desert Classic Food This year there's a selection of food and drink for everyone! William Hill Estate … [Read more...]

Palm Springs International Film Festival 2019

The Palm Springs International Film Festival 2019 starts tomorrow night with the Film Gala Awards. The Film Gala Awards The Film Gala Awards is the film festival's signature event. The gala always includes an impressive amount of Hollywood star power year after year. The Palm Springs area has a long history of being one of Hollywood's playgrounds and this event is a celebration back to that era of cinema. It's also a fundraiser which raises more than $1 million dollars for the Palm Springs International Film Society every year. The 2019 Palm Springs International Film Awards … [Read more...]

Christmas At La Quinta Resort & Club

It's that time of year again. Our La Quinta Resort and Club is ready for the holidays! Christmas In La Quinta Getting to celebrate the holidays in La Quinta is a treat for everyone young and old. No other place in our Coachella Valley has more Christmas cheer or activities to choose from! Frank Capra You may or may not know that Frank Capra wrote his 1946 Christmas Classic It's a Wonderful Life while staying at the La Quinta Resort & Club! It wasn't the first script he wrote while at the resort. Back in 1934 Frank Capra also wrote It Happened One Night. That film swept the Oscars and … [Read more...]

Buying Or Selling A Home At PGA West

If you are buying or selling a home here at PGA West myself along with California Lifestyle Realty are your go to solution. HOMES FOR SALE AT PGA WEST If you're looking to sell your home here at PGA West please contact me. I have been listing homes here for over 16 years and also live here. I use the right photography, and drone work if desired, to capture the unique style and beauty of your property. Attention to detail in the listing and making sure to point out the highlights can make a difference. Our company, California Lifestyle Realty listed 10 homes here and sold 8 between January … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Wishing all the families a wonderful and thankful Thanksgiving! … [Read more...]

PGA West Fitness Center And Pool Are Open

PGA West in La Quinta, California: Its official! The new fitness center and pool at PGA West is open and members and guests love it! PGA West had the grand opening party and from the looks of it, the new pool and attractions are a hit! The entire area encompasses about four acres here at the club. Members who workout and enjoy a fit lifestyle can enjoy the new state-of-the-art fitness center, enjoy a hot jacuzzi and swim laps in the new pool. The new 10 million dollar facility is more than just fitness. Its an entertainment center. Besides the fitness center, there's also an open-air … [Read more...]

Cars, Stars and Rock & Roll in Indio

The Coachella Valley is known for being a classic and rare auto show from Palm Springs to El Paso Drive to around PGA West. Anywhere you turn you're liable to pass or be passed by a collectable car. Cars, Stars and Rock "N" Roll Big Rock Pub in partnership with EG Auctions presents a first annual event to kick off the season with a bang. This first ever outdoor festival on 15 acres of plush golf course is the perfect setting for great music on an outdoor stage, this celebrity packed, food filled weekend will go down in your memory hall of fame. There is something for everyone all three … [Read more...]

80575 Cherry Hills Drive La Quinta, California

PGA West in La Quinta, California! New Listing Alert: Amazing Lakefront Home, Breathtaking Mountain Views, Superb Location Surrounded by Million Dollar Custom Homes!!! This 3BD/3.5BA, 3246 sq. ft. condo comprises a tranquil private pool with water feature & spa located inside large enclosed front courtyard for complete privacy. Lakefront patios complete with gas fire pit are perfect for outdoor entertaining. Inside you'll find sunken living room with wet-bar & gas fireplace, dining room with custom built-in credenza, trendy custom framed shade cloth covered open-air atrium, … [Read more...]

The Living Desert Howl-O-Ween 2018

It's the haunting time of year again across the Coachella Valley! One of the events to make sure is on your calendar is the Living Desert's "Howl-O-Ween"! The Living Desert Howl-O-Ween 2018 It's the 24th annual H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation's Howl-O-Ween at the Living Desert. This is a family friendly event held each year where guests are invited to wear their favorite costumes and enjoy exciting activities and live entertainment. What To Do At Howl-O-Ween Guests will enjoy more than a thousand themed Halloween lights and decor throughout most of the park. There's also a … [Read more...]

3rd Annual La Quinta Brewing Company Oktoberfest

Mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate Oktoberfest in La Quinta, California at the 3rd annual La Quinta Brewing Company Oktoberfest in Palm Desert! La Quinta Brewing Company Oktoberfest This year's Oktoberfest will be on October 27th at 2:00PM. Come and enjoy some authentic German fate by Schnitzelhaus, games and special La Quinta Brewing Company German style beers brewed especially for this event. Hazelnuss, (a Bavarian Band) will also be playing authentic German music while guests enjoy the festivities. La Quinta Brewing Company Oktoberfest Tickets If you buy your tickets now … [Read more...]

Paint El Paseo Pink

El Paseo in Palm Desert is a favorite of full time residents and visitors alike for shopping and dinning. On Saturday October 13, 2018 El Paseo turns pink for the 12th annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk for breast cancer. El Paseo In Palm Desert El Paseo is home to great shops and restaurants such as Tommy Bahama where guests can dine on the rooftop and enjoy the views before shopping downstairs. There are local favorite eateries such as Cafe Des Beaux-Arts, Sammy's Woodfired Pizza, Pacifica Seafood, Mastro's Steakhouse and many more. After fueling up, it's time to shop! El Paseo has just … [Read more...]

Art On Main Street La Quinta

Art on Main Street in Old Town La Quinta is still a few months off, but artist applications are now being taken! Art On Main Street Old Town La Quinta 2018 The 2018 dates for Art On Main Street are 8 Saturdays from 10AM to 4PM. It will be November 10th and 24th, January 5th and 19th, February 2nd and 16th, March 16th and April 6th. What Is Art On Main Street Old Town La Quinta During our high season here in the Coachella Valley when our snowbirds, visiting family members and others fill our valley, you'll find over 80 artists showing and selling their paintings, mixed media, jewelry, … [Read more...]

The Living Desert Safari Nights

It's that time of year again when The Living Desert presents Safari Nights every Friday night in September. Safari Nights Experience our Living Desert at night every Friday this September. In addition to the sights and souns of the native animals, other activities include scorpion wlaks, astronomy, bat dector stations, giraffe feeding and live entertainment. The Living Desert Nocturnal Safari Tour For an additional $20.00 guests can go on a nocturnal safari tour. It's limited to the first 20 guests. During the tour everyone will experience the life of the desert at night. Listen to rustles … [Read more...]

Credit Score Overhaul Is Good For The Real Estate Industry

From an article by Jameson Doris, which we link to later, there are new changes to credit scores which are beneficial to home buyers. Millions of potential home buyers could now have easier access to mortgages, following a change to the way the three largest U.S. credit reporting firms handle negative credit events. What Is The Credit Score Change That change is the National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP). Launched by Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, the plan sets forth the goal of making credit reports more accurate for consumers and makes it easier for them to correct any errors they may … [Read more...]

Idyllwild Jazz In The Pines

It's time for the 25th anniversary Jazz in the Pines this weekend August 10, 11,and the 12th. Escape the heat here in the Coachella Valley and join other jazz, blues and R&B fans at the mountain campus for some great music. Jazz In The Pines Patrons VIP Dinner Starting at 7PM Friday night dinner will also have a silent auction featuring a varied array of items including artwork from IAA alums like Shepard Fairey, pieces from local artists, getaway packages, jewelry and much more. To go to the dinner guests purchase the VIP All-Access Package. It also gives them access to the VIP … [Read more...]

SilverRock In La Quinta Adding A Venue

La Quinta, California continues to grow and develop each year. Did you know that La Quinta, California is currently discussing spending around $3.4 million dollars to build an art walk and amphitheater on the 35-acre SilverRock property? SilverRock In La Quinta, California SilverRock is owned by the city of La Quinta and managed by Landmark Golf Management. It's Arnold Palmer Classic Course is 7,239 yards over 200 acres with natural bunkers and water features. La Quinta residents can obtain a resident card allowing them to play at discounted prices. SilverRock La Quinta, California New … [Read more...]