MOSQUITOES TEST POSITIVE FOR WEST NILE VIRUS IN INDIAN WELLS

INDIO, CA, JUNE 18, 2018: Two samples of mosquitoes collected from a trap in Indian Wells tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). They are the first mosquitoes in 2018 to test positive for the virus in the Coachella Valley. The two samples contained a total of 80 mosquitoes from a trap located near Fairway Drive and Cook Street. Virus testing was conducted in the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District lab.


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National EMS Month

What is EMS? EMS stands for Emergency Medical Services, and is a vital component to healthcare, public health and public safety. The public counts on EMS to help them in their worst, most harrowing moments, yet few understand exactly what medical services EMS provides. EMS saves lives from heart attacks, strokes and drowings; treats injuries due to motor vehicle collisions, shootings, stabbings and other violence; and provides care for the myraid of other illnesses and injuries that occur daily. CAL FIRE/Riverside County Fire Department want to thank all of our EMS Personnel for all they do to help our community this month, this week, today, and everyday.

For more information visit www.ems.gov and www.naemt.org



Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa Unveils Sculpture Garden

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?Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, located just outside of Palm Springs, has partnered with award-winning sculptor, C.J. Rench, to create the new Miramonte Sculpture Garden.

The collaboration brings nine of Rench’s sculptures to the resort, each carefully situated throughout the garden for guests and visitors to enjoy. The pieces include large-scale abstract designs like "Caught Up II," an 8ft. tall stainless steel sculpture with a red powder coating, as well as pedestrian scale designs like "Poise," one of Rench’s first sculptures of this scope.

The artist was displaying his work at the La Quinta Arts Festival earlier this year, which lead to the eventual collaboration. "I met C.J. at the La Quinta Arts Festival and was immediately taken aback by the sleekness and beauty of his sculptures," said Matthew La Vine, general manager at Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa. "I spoke with the artist and we determined our resort would be a good showcase for his work. We invite people to come by and see it."

Rench, a Hood River, OR-based designer specializing in metal sculptures, aims to invite, inspire, and connect people. "As a former sport industry designer, I would travel the world and see public art in all different settings – it was inspiring," said Rench who chose to leave the corporate world in 2005 to start a family. "There was no way I was going to raise my daughter via Skype, so I decided to try something new."

Today his work includes many large-scale commissions for public and personal collectors throughout the United States ranging from small tabletop hand-painted sculptures to monumental public installations.



Join us for State of the City April 25, 2018

The City of Indian Wells and the Indian Wells Chamber of Commerce present:
Indian Wells State of the City Breakfast

Wednesday, April 25
Indian Wells Golf Resort
8 a.m. Breakfast 9 a.m. Presentation

To purchase $25 breakfast and priority seating - Please Click Here. Seating is limited. Closing April 18.

For 9 a.m. Presentation - no RSVP needed. Doors open at 8:50 a.m. for presentation attendees.



City Of Indian Wells Named #4 City in California for Financial Soundness

The City of Indian Wells is helping to lead the way when it comes to fostering fiscal good health, having just garnered a fourth place ranking for financial soundness among all 482 cities in California.


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Indian Wells Music Festival

ROCK, BLUES, JAZZ & COUNTRY

GRAMMY award-winner Jonny Lang and Jon Batiste & the Dap Kings will headline the Indian Wells Music Festival, a newly-expanded two-day music concert event to be held April 6-7, 2018 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. The popular music event that has taken place in the Coachella Valley for the past two decades has been expanded into a two-day multi-genre event.

Visit www.indianwellsmusicfestival.com for tickets and more information.




AEDES AEGYPTI MOSQUITO NOW PRESENT IN INDIAN WELLS

INDIO, CA, NOVEMBER 6, 2017: The Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District has detected Aedes aegypti in a neighborhood in Indian Wells. District laboratory staff confirmed that one adult mosquito collected in an Indian Wells neighborhood was identified as an invasive mosquito species capable of transmitting serious viruses such as chikungunya, dengue, yellow fever, and Zika. While these viruses are not currently transmitted locally, the District is taking steps to reduce the spread of this mosquito throughout the Coachella Valley.


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Joslyn Center Sept. /Oct. Activities

Latest Offerings by the Joslyn Center are highlighted by reading more. Visit www.joslyncenter.org more information on all activities.


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Date Grove Improvements

The existing date palm trees at the northeast and southwest corners of HWY 111 & Cook St. are being replaced with younger, healthier date palms. The work also includes new sidewalk, replacement of citrus trees, and installation of a mosaic tile Indian Wells arrowhead. To view plans, click Read More link.


Click Here to View Plans



Extreme Heat Advisory

There is an extreme heat advisory in effect this week until Friday. Stay cool and hydrate during this time. A friendly reminder: please be mindful and do not leave young children or animals in locked vehicles.
Click on the link below to find cooling centers within the 4th district:
http://www.rivco4.org/web/news/articles/CoolCenters.html



VUE Grille & Bar Receives DiRona Award

2017 DiRona Award. Once again, VUE receives the 2017 DiRona Achievement of Distinction Award! The certificate is awarded to restauranteurs who have a history of hard work, a passion for fine dining, and a dedication to excellence.



Indian Wells Golf Resort has won “Best Playing Conditions” award for our entire Palm Springs Area region year ending 2016!

Greenskeeper.org, the most credible and longstanding golf course review platform consisting of 70,000+ members, has awarded Indian Wells Golf Resort as having the "Best Playing Conditions" for our entire Palm Springs Area region year ending 2016. This award was derived from analyzing the last 12 months of online ratings and reviews submitted by site users of Greenskeeper.org about your course. We take great pride in our awards and they hold a high amount of credibility among golfers and the industry.



Miramonte Indian Wells Resort & Spa Joins Curio Collection

An historic, tranquil four-diamond resort in the Southern California desert is the newest addition to Curio - A Collection by Hilton.


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Indian Wells Golf Resort Wins Award

The Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) has announced the Indian Wells Golf Resort as a 2017 AGM Platinum Award winner! The Platinum Awards recognize premier golf shops from the private, public, resort and off-course sectors. Applicants were judged on creative ideas, revenue-generating initiatives, promotions and visual displays.



Cold Weather Safety Tips

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Resident Card Renewal

2017 Resident Benefit cards can now be renewed online.

You can renew in person starting January 3, 2017. 2017 Resident Benefit cards will be mailed starting in mid-December.



Indian Wells Golf Resort Gets 2016 CGCOA Course of the Year

The CGCOA Course of the Year Award is bestowed upon a golf facility that meets criteria in a variety of areas: course quality and resource management, commitment to player development & growth of the game, as well as community outreach.


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As A Leading Tennis And Golf Destination.

Conveniently situated in the heart of the Greater Palm Springs Desert Resorts region sits the vibrant community of Indian Wells, a peaceful oasis where endless sunshine illuminates a stunning landscape, residents and vacationers tee off on immaculately groomed golf courses, and the sounds of splashing and laughter reverberate from sparkling pools throughout the community.


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Mayor's Office Hours

For information on the Mayor's office hours, please call City Hall, 760.346.2489.


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