Betty Ford Center

Rancho Mirage’s Betty Ford Center Carries On Late, Great First Lady’s Legacy

Feisty, feminist, former First Lady.  Controversial cancer conqueror.  Pro-choice pacifist.  Award-winning addiction advocate.  There are so many wonderful words to describe the late, great  Elizabeth Ann Bloomer Warren Ford.  But here in the Palm Springs Valley, our Betty is best beloved for co-founding, in 1982, alongside Ambassador Leonard Firestone, The Betty Ford Center, a non-profit…

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Potter Palma

It is our distinct pleasure and honor to welcome a new blogger to Relax Rancho Mirage. Born in Buenos Aires, the last of five children (oops!) to a Texas High Society mother and a wealthy Argentinean businessman father, bilingual Potter was at an early age shipped off to the best boarding schools in Europe, and…

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Diana Dodge

It is our distinct pleasure and honor to welcome a new blogger to Relax Rancho Mirage. The love child of a mid-century silver screen legend whose identity has always been kept a mystery, Diana was born in Palm Springs and raised by her single mother, a cocktail waitress at the Palm Springs Racquet Club.  After…

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