Area Info

    Cities    Local Information    Schools    Golf Courses    Restaurants    Local Attractions    Weather    Utilities    Airports   Gambling

    Cities:

    City of La Quinta www.la-quinta.org

    City of Palm Desertwww.cityofpalmdesert.org

    City of Indian Wells www.cityofindianwells.org

    City of Rancho Mirage www.ci.rancho-mirage.ca.us

    City of Indio www.indio.org

    City of Palm Springs www.ci.palm-springs.ca.us

     

    Good Sources of Local Information:

    Palm Springs Life Magazine www.palmspringslife.com

    The Desert Sun Newspaper www.thedesertsun.com

     

    School Information:

    College of the Desert www.thecollegeofthedesert.com

    Desert Sands Unified School District www.dsusd.us/DSUSD/

    Palm Springs Unified School District www.psusd.us

    Coachella Valley Unified School Districtwww.coachella.k12.ca.us/

    Overall Area School Information www.schooldatadirect.org

     

    Golf Courses: A few of our favorite

    Andalusia at Coral Mountain – La Quinta, CA – Private – 760-777-1014 –

    Cimarron Golf Resort – Cathedral City, CA – Public – (877) 755-6211

    Classic Club – Palm Desert, CA – Public –

    Desert Horizons Country Club – Indian Wells, CA – Private –

    Desert Willow Golf Resort – Palm Desert, CA – Public – (760) 346-0015

    Indian Ridge Country Club – Palm Desert, CA – Private –

    Indian Palms Country Club – Indio, CA – Public –

    Indian Springs Country Club – Indio, CA – Public –

    Indian Wells Country Club – Indian Wells, CA – Private –

    Indian Wells Golf Resort – Indian Wells, CA – Public – (760) 346-4653

    La Quinta Country Club – La Quinta, CA – Private – 760-564-4151

    La Quinta Resort and Club – La Quinta, CA – Private & Public – (800) 598-3828

    Mountain View Country Club – La Quinta, CA – Private – 760-771-4311

    PGA West  – La Quinta, CA – Private & Public – (800) 598-3828

    Rancho La Quinta Country Club – La Quinta, CA – Private –

    Shadow Hills Golf Club – Indio, CA – Public –

    SilverRock Golf Resort – La Quinta, CA – Public – (760) 989-4707

    Terra Lago – Indio, CA – Public – (760) 775-2000

    The Hideaway – La Quinta, CA – Private –

    The Quarry at La Quinta – La Quinta, CA – Private

    The Tradition – La Quinta, CA – Private

    Trilogy La Quinta – La Quinta, CA – Public – (760) 771-0707

     

    Restaurants: Some of our favorites or go to Desert Dining Guide for a large list – www.desertdiningguide.com

    Armando’s – Mexican Cuisine – Palm Desert, CA –

    Arnold Palmers – Dinner, Bar, Entertainment – La Quinta, CA – (760) 771-4653

    Chapellis – Italian Cuisine – La Quinta, CA – (760) 564-9835

    Jackalope Ranch – BBQ Cuisine, Happy Hour in Bar area – Indio, CA –

    The Beer Hunter – Sports Bar & Grill – La Quinta, CA – (760) 564-7442

    Las Casuelas – Mexican Food – La Quinta, CA –

    La Quinta Cliff House – Seafood and Great Happy Hour Specials in the Bar – La Quinta, CA – (760) 360-5991

    Okura Robata Grill & Sushi Bar – Sushi and Japanese cuisine – La Quinta, CA – (760) 564-3750

    Pacifica – Fresh Seafood with dining indoors and out – Palm Desert, CA –

    Sam’s Sushi – Sushi – La Quinta, CA – (760) 771-8285

    Stuft Pizza Bar and Grill – Pizza & Grill, Happy hour 7 days a week – La Quinta, CA – (760) 777-9989

    Sullivan’s Steak House – Steak and bar entertainment – Palm Desert, CA – (760) 341-3560

    Wally’s Desert Turtle – Fine Dining – Palm Desert, CA –

     

    Things To do:

    McCallum Theater – 73000 Fred Waring Drive    Palm Desert, CA 92260    www.mccallumtheater.com

    El Paseo – The “Rodeo Drive of the Desert” features over 300 unique shops, upscale boutiques and art galleries. The pleasant, mile-long boulevard is an art gallery in and of itself with sculptures gracing the grassy median that splits the boulevard, thanks in part to the city’s Art in Public Places program. Additionally, you can peruse an abundance of art galleries featuring works by the famous and becoming-famous. Enjoy sidewalk caf?s, bistros, bakeries and restaurants as you explore the multitude of opportunities for finding that perfect gift. And now you can walk the entire stretch or catch the courtesy cart for a lift back to your starting point.

    The Living Desert – Address: 47-900 Portola Avenue Palm Desert, CA 92260
    Phone: 760-346-5694

    Palm Springs Ariel Tramway – Address: One Tramway Rd. Palm Springs, CA.  92262

    Phone: 888-515-TRAM (toll free in US and Canada) or 760-325-1391

    Hours of Operation:  Cars depart at least every half hour from 10 a.m., Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. weekends and holiday periods. Last car up is 8 p.m. with the last car down at 9:45 p.m.

     

    Weather:

    www.weather.com

     

    Utilities:

    Time Warner Cable – Cable/Internet/Phone – www.dc.rr.com – 760-340-2225

    Southern California Edison – Electric – 800-990-7788

    Imperial Irrigation District – Electric – www.iid.com – 800-303-7756

    Southern California Gas – Gas – www.socalgas.com – 800-427-2200

    Verizon – Phone/Internet – www.verizon.net – 800-483-4000

    DirecTV – Satellite TV – www.directtv.com – 888-238-7177

    Palm Springs Disposal – Trash – 760-327-1351

    Burrtec Waste & Recycling – Trash – 760-340-2113

    Desert Valley Disposal – Trash – 760-329-5030

    CV Water District – Water – www.cvwd.org – 760-398-2651

    Desert Water Agency – Water – 760-323-4971

     

    Airports:

    Palm Springs International Airport www.palmspringsairport.com

    Ontario Airport www.flyontario.com

     

    Gambling:

    Agua Caliente Casino – 32250 Bob Hope Drive    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270    (760) 321-2000    www.hotwatercasino.com

    Augustine Casino – 84001 Avenue 54    Coachella, CA    (760) 391-9500    www.augustinecasino.com

    Fantasy Springs Resort – 84245 Indio Springs Parkway    Indio, CA 92203    (760) 342-5000    www.fantasyspringsresort.com

    Spotlight 29 – 46200 Harrison    Coachella, CA     (866) 878-6729     www.trump29.com

    Spa Resort – 401 E. Amado Rd.    Palm Springs, CA  (760) 883-1000