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Snapshot: The White Party 2015

Snapshot: The White Party 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015  |  Jimmy Boegle

Many thousands of men—almost all of them clad in white—joined a handful of women for the annual White Party, at the Palm Springs Convention Center, starting on Saturday, April 25, and going well into Sunday, April 26.

All of the usual White Party traits—great costumes, $12 drinks (only tequila, vodka...

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The New Normal: Coachella Valley Water Agencies Enact Strict New Water Restrictions

The New Normal: Coachella Valley Water Agencies Enact Strict New Water Restrictions

Friday, April 24, 2015  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

On March 17, the California State Water Resources Control Board made it clear: Californians need to escalate the battle against the continuing, disastrous drought that’s plaguing our state.

Gov. Jerry Brown first held a press conference to reiterate the need for increased voluntary water conservation. ...

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Snapshot: The 2015 ANA Inspiration Tournament Lives Up to Its Name

Snapshot: The 2015 ANA Inspiration Tournament Lives Up to Its Name

Monday, April 06, 2015  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

The newly named 2015 ANA Inspiration—the first LPGA major tournament of the year—delivered challenges, frustration, exhilaration, relief, celebration and, yes, inspiration to the players who came to the Mission Hills Country Club over the last week.

For the winner, Brittany Lincicome of Florida, the ...

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Taps That Can Be Trusted: Safe Drinking Water Is Coming to the Eastern Coachella Valley Thanks to the New Agua4All Program

Taps That Can Be Trusted: Safe Drinking Water Is Coming to the Eastern Coachella Valley Thanks to the New Agua4All Program

Friday, April 03, 2015  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

Agua4All is a program with a catchy, informative name and an inarguably laudable objective: delivering safe drinking water to every resident of the state, regardless of location or income level.

The program aims to provide this necessity via its proprietary water-filling stations, which are being ins...

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Snapshot: The ANA Inspiration Champions Junior Challenge

Snapshot: The ANA Inspiration Champions Junior Challenge

Wednesday, April 01, 2015  |  Kevin Fitzgerald

In the words of Peter Allen, “Everything old is new again.”

That lyrical observation was certainly appropriate as the 44th edition of what is now called the ANA Inspiration tournament—you may know it as the Dinah Shore—kicked off on Monday, March 30, with the return of the popular Champions Juniors C...

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April Astronomy: An Early Morning Lunar Eclipse Highlights This Month's Skies

April Astronomy: An Early Morning Lunar Eclipse Highlights This Month's Skies

Tuesday, March 31, 2015  |  Robert Victor

Few people will choose to arise early to catch the start of the lunar eclipse on Saturday morning, April 4, when the spring’s first full moon begins to enter the umbra, or dark central core, of Earth’s shadow at 3:16 a.m. local time.

For the next 1.7 hours, more and more of the moon will be immersed in...

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Snapshot: Arenas Road Halloween Costume Contest

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Here are some exclusive Coachella Valley Independent iPhone CrapCam images from the Arenas Road Halloween Costume Contest!

A crowd shot at the Arenas Road Halloween Costume Party.

The crowd watches as various winners are announced.

Check out those legs!

Check out those legs!

An orange wig. A funny hat. Why not?

An orange wig, and then headwear that looks like the bastard cousin of a Hot Dog on a Stick hat. Why not?

Not a bad Wednesday crowd in Palm Springs ... even if it is Halloween.

Non-costumed folk watch the costumed folk.

And finally, just in time for Star Wars: Episode 7 in 2015: A stormtrooper.

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