Splashtopia Omni Rancho Las Palmas

Summer Family Fun at Omni Rancho Los Palmas’ Splashtopia

As a happy year-round resident of Rancho Mirage, I’m no stranger to the seasonal changes of the beautiful Palm Springs Valley. Spring and fall…winter and summer…I love them all. And even in the hottest of the hot summer months, I—and adventurous tourists from around the U.S. and throughout the world—come to visit our dazzling desert…

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Catalan Summer

Summer Sizzles at Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine

Palm Springs Resort Cities Restaurant Week may have just passed, but I was excited to hear while dining at Rancho Mirage’s Catalan Mediterranean Restaurant that this fab establishment will continue its highly popular three-course dinner specials throughout June and July. Dinner with friends last week was pretty much a fairy tale come true. The busy…

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A Visit to the Salton Sea

A Visit to the Salton Sea

A Visit to the Salton Sea With binoculars and camera in hand, I often take a drive south of my home in Rancho Mirage to one of the best places on the West Coast to bird-watch—the Salton Sea.  Created in 1905, when the Colorado River broke through levies and flooded the Salton Basin (at 228…

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Desert Garden Community Day 2012

Desert Garden Community Day 2012

Desert Garden Community Day on Saturday October 6, 2012 – One sometimes needs to be reminded that the Palm Springs Valley is actually a desert.  Yes, it may have been developed as one of the most beautiful and serene golf destinations in the world—with courses at the Westin Mission Hills and Rancho Las Palmas Resorts…

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