Coachella Valley

SMOKIN' HOT PLACES: CHATEAU ON A LAKE, LA QUINTA

 

A smokin' hot place in a cool location!

By Fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna

June 15, 2015 (San Diego's East County) - Who would have known there's a Chateau on a Lake in the Coachella Valley? I certainly didn’t - that is until now…


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SOMETHING FISHY IN COACHELLA VALLEY

 

San Diego's thirst for Colorado River water threatens ecosystem at Salton Sea

By Leon Thompson

Photos:  Salton Sea Authority, U.S. Geological Survey, Salton Sea Museum, and Tobias Deml

September 20, 2014 (Salton Sea) – The rotten smell in the desert just east of East County is the harbinger of worse things yet to come.

The tell-tale odor of “rotten eggs" prompted officials to issue an air quality warning for the Coachella Valley.  The South Coast Air Quality Management District issued an odor advisory Tuesday warning residents they could experience headaches and nausea.


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