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...]

Palm Springs La Plaza Shopping Center

PHOTOS COURTESY OF PALM SPRINGS HISTORICAL SOCIETY Still a thriving shopping center, the Plaza breathes life into Palm Springs' downtown just as it has done for more than 70 years. Home to some of the most popular restaurants and shops in the city, it is a destination for both visitors and locals alike. Opened in 1936, Palm Springs Plaza, as it was originally known (it is also referred to as "La Plaza" or "The Plaza"), was an instant Palm Springs landmark. Described as "a large group of buildings, harmonic in scale, buoyant of color, crisp of design," the Plaza was the brainchild of … [Read more...]

Palm Springs Vacation? Duran Duran Knew Where To Go!

Straight from 1982, the band Duran Duran on the Sunset Strip for a photo shoot! Check out the billboard in the background. Palm Springs was dubbed the "one-tank vacation." I don't know that cars had the gas millage in the 80's to make it from LA to our valley and back, but the before and after picture speaks volumes. Palm Springs has always been a vacation spot for people from all over the country.     … [Read more...]

The Palm Springs Airport

Did you know that during World War II the airport was called the Palm Springs Army Air Field and was home to the 21st Ferrying Group, Ferrying Division Air Transport Command. This command delivered supplies overseas and transported aircraft from the factories to where they were needed for operations and combat. Photos from the Palm Springs Historical Society. Excerpts from Denise Goolsby, The Desert Sun   … [Read more...]

Did You Know Marilyn Monroe Has Returned To Palm Springs?

One of the most iconic actresses of all time, Marilyn Monroe, has returned to the city where she was discovered! A 26-foot tall "Forever Marilyn" sculpture was unveiled last month in downtown Palm Springs, on the corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Tahquitz Canyon Way. The dramatic statue by American artist Seward Johnson represents arguably the most famous image of Marilyn, taken from the film The Seven Year Itch, and will be on display until June 2013. To celebrate the arrival of this new attraction, the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism has rounded up activities for visitors to "Play Like … [Read more...]