Rancho Mirage Theatre Thrives

Rancho Mirage Theatre Thrives

Take just one look at the Desert Theatre League’s (www.deserttheatreleague.org) nominations for its 2015 Desert Star Awards (to be handed out on the evening of Sunday, October 11) and it’s plain to see that the live performance scene is thriving not only throughout the entire Palm Springs Valley but in the City of Rancho Mirage.…

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The New and Improved Catalan Opens

The New and Improved Catalan Opens

How do you improve on perfection? I’d say a Palm Springs Valley first—like placing a whole roasted suckling pig on your menu—would do it. But I’m getting ahead of myself… I’m so happy to report that one of my favorite Rancho Mirage eateries—Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine—has reopened for business after its August hiatus. But rather than…

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Sinatra at Sunnylands

Sinatra at Sunnylands

Anyone who’s a fan of that singular sensation known under aliases such as Ol’ Blue Eyes, The Chairman of the Board, and The Voice—yes, I’m singing songbird Frank Sinatra’s praises—knows that the award-winning entertainer had strong ties to the Palm Springs Valley in general, and to Rancho Mirage in particular. What many people may not…

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Omni Rancho Las Palmas

Katie Fletcher of Rancho Las Palmas

One wouldn’t think that Katie Fletcher—growing up outside Tampa, Florida before interning in the public relations department of a skilled nursing facility in the Sunshine State—would see serving as the marketing coordinator of a glamorous Rancho Mirage resort as the next logical step in her career path. And yet, that’s right on the money, thanks…

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