Rancho Mirage is a city in Riverside County, United States. The population was 17,218 at the 2010 census, up from 13,249 at the 2000 census, but the seasonal population can exceed 20,000. Located between Cathedral City and Palm Desert, it is one of the nine cities of the Coachella Valley. Rancho Mirage was incorporated in 1973 from a merger of Mirage Cove with five unincorporated areas known as the "Cove communities", had 3,000 permanent residents at the time. Although the first modern settlements date back to the 1920s and 1930s, Rancho Mirage got its claim to fame after World War II; the Annenberg Estate or Sunnylands, owned by philanthropists Walter and Leonore Annenberg, had long been popular with the wealthy and powerful, including Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Patrick Macnee and Mary Martin. Several United States Presidents have vacationed at the Annenberg estate, including Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford. President Ford bought a house in Rancho Mirage and was living there at the time of his death in 2006.
The Betty Ford Center, a world-renowned addiction rehabilitation center, is located in Rancho Mirage at the Eisenhower Medical Center. President Barack Obama used Sunnylands for summit meetings with world leaders during his administration. Rancho Mirage has thirteen golf courses known as country clubs or golf resorts; the city's first resort was the Thunderbird Guest Ranch, opened in 1946 for entertainers and business clientele. Other golf resorts are The S at Rancho Mirage, Mission Hills, The Springs, Omni Resorts Rancho Las Palmas hotel, Mission Hills North Course, Westin Hotels Mission Hills resort, Tuscania by Sunrise Company opened in 2006; the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of Palm Springs runs the Agua Caliente Casino on the intersection of Bob Hope Drive and Ramon Road off Interstate 10, opened in 2002. The casino is a popular destination for locals and gambling enthusiasts. In 2008 the tribal board completed the expansion of the Agua Caliente resort, which includes a 16-story hotel and spa, as well as remodeling the casino and expanding the parking structures.
A theater for top name entertainers opened in 2009. Though the Agua Caliente Resort and Casino was just outside the border of Rancho Mirage in an unincorporated area, the City of Rancho Mirage included the property as part of the city in an agreement with the tribe so they would have access to police and firefighting services. Rancho Mirage has expanded its economy from one based on seasonal, resort-based golfing and low-paying rentals, to include light industry and commerce near the I-10 and high-end retail centers like The River shopping complex. A new residential development for senior citizens by Pulte Homes, Inc. known as Del Webb Rancho Mirage, will open in the year 2020. It is the third local development by the company after Sun City Palm Desert and Sun City Shadow Hills in Indio. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 24.8 square miles, of which, 24.4 square miles of it is land and 0.4 square miles of it is water, including the 10-story Desert Island Hotel-Golf Resort built on an island surrounded by an artificial lake.
The climate of the Coachella Valley is influenced by the surrounding geography. High mountain ranges on three sides and a south-sloping valley floor all contribute to its unique and year-round warm climate, with the warmest winters in the western United States. Rancho Mirage has an arid climate: Its average annual high temperature is 87 °F and average annual low is 63 °F but summer highs above 108 °F are common and sometimes exceed 120 °F, while summer night lows stay above 82 °F. Winters are warm with daytime highs between 73–84 °F. Under 5 inches of annual precipitation are average, with over 348 days of sunshine per year; the 2010 United States Census reported that Rancho Mirage had a population of 17,218. The population density was 693.3 people per square mile. The racial makeup of Rancho Mirage was 15,267 White, 256 African American, 94 Native American, 651 Asian, 14 Pacific Islander, 598 from other races, 338 from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,964 persons; the Census reported that 17,154 people lived in households, 16 lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, 48 were institutionalized.
There were 8,829 households, out of which 1,031 had children under the age of 18 living in them, 4,159 were opposite-sex married couples living together, 453 had a female householder with no husband present, 213 had a male householder with no wife present. There were 316 unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, 454 same-sex married couples or partnerships. 3,055 households were made up of individuals and 1,961 had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94. There were 4,825 families; the population was spread out with 1,828 people under the age of 18, 508 people aged 18 to 24, 1,885 people aged 25 to 44, 5,415 people aged 45 to 64, 7,582 people who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 62.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males. There were 14,243 housing units at an average density of 573.5 per
Peter Coffin is an artist based in New York City. Coffin's work is featured in several prominent collections. Peter Coffin is collaborating with Al Jaffee inspired by his undergraduate personal encounter with the modern dance choreographer Twyla Tharp, he is the nephew of artist Robert Smithson who introduced Coffin to the study of plant consciousness before Smithson died July 20, 1973 when Coffin was just a year old. In 2010, Coffin developed a library cataloguing system for the Library of the American Society for Psychical Research in New York City utilizing the colors cast on the library's shelves by the natural light passing through the library's Tiffany Stained Glass windows. Coffin received a BS and BA from the University of California, Davis in 1995 and MFA from Carnegie Mellon University in 2000. Coffin has showed in over 25 solo exhibitions both internationally and domestically. Installations include: Here and There, Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D. C. U.
S. Peter Coffin, The National Exemplar, New York City, U. S; the Prelapsarian, Carl Kostyál Gallery, United Kingdom All Robots Welcome, Social Grease Gallery, Liechtenstein Don't Knock If You Wouldn't Enter, Al Abarr gallery, Dubai, UAE. Model of the Universe, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, France Tree Pants, The Horticultural Society of New York, Peter Coffin & Djordje Ozbolt, Herald St. London, United Kingdom The Idea of the Sun, Le Confort Moderne, France. Limousine Code, Living Room D Lyx Gallery, Malmö, Sweden Hello Headspace, Gallery Fonti, Italy The Feraliminal Lycanthropizer, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, U. S. Collection, MoMA, New York City, U. S. Turn on the Lights, South London Gallery, United Kingdom It Chooses You, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, U. S. Natural Habits, The Paine Art Center, Wisconsin, U. S; when Interwoven Echoes Drip into a Hybrid Body Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Long Island City, New York City, U. S. Coffin is represented by Herald Street in Haydon Boss in San Francisco.
Peter Coffin recently exhibited at Venus Over Manhattan in New York with the solo exhibition A. E. I. O. U. Works by the artist can be seen at: Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI The Wanås Foundation sculpture park, Skåne, Sweden: Untitled. MoMA, New York, NY Storm King Art Center New Windsor, NY In 2005, Coffin released the Music for Plants compilation album with tracks from forty artists including Ara Peterson, Ariel Pink, Arto Lindsay, Sun Burned Hand of the Man, Jutta Koether, Alan Licht & Tom Verlaine, LoVid, Christian Marclay and Mice Parade. Peter Coffin Studio, artist page Saatchi-Gallery, artist page Peter Coffin at Artfacts
James "Yank" Rachell was an American country blues musician, called an "elder statesman of the blues." His career as a performer spanned nearly seventy years, from the late 1920s to the 1990s. Rachell grew up in Tennessee. There is uncertainty over his birth year. In 1958, during the American folk music revival, he moved to Indianapolis, he recorded for Blue Goose Records. He was better known as a master of the blues mandolin, he bought his first mandolin in a trade for a pig his family had given him to raise. He performed with the guitarist and singer Sleepy John Estes. "She Caught the Katy," which he wrote with Taj Mahal, is considered a blues standard. He appeared about the musician Howard Armstrong. Rachell performed with the J-Band in the film. By the mid-1990s, Rachell and Henry Townsend were the only blues musicians still active whose careers started in the 1920s. Late in his life Rachell suffered from arthritis, which shortened his playing sessions, but he recorded an album just before his death, Too Hot for the Devil.
Louie Bluie, directed by Terry Zwigoff List of country blues musicians List of Piedmont blues musicians Yank Rachell page from Blues World site Grave marker from Dead Blues Guys site Yank Rachell at AllMusic Illustrated Yank Rachell discography Page that talks about details of Yank Rachell's musical practices, such as tuning and picking
Hristiyan Kazakov is a Bulgarian footballer who plays for Pomorie as a midfielder. On 19 October 2014, Kazakov came on as a substitute and made his debut in A Group during the 3-1 defeat against Lokomotiv Sofia, he participated in the 2-0 win over Panthrakikos F. C. in a friendly game, the 3-0 away defeat from Slavia Sofia in A Grupa and the dramatic home defeat in the derby game with Lokomotiv Plovdiv for that season's Bulgarian Cup. On 7 December 2014 Kazakov came on as a substitute during the 2-0 win over PFC Haskovo. A week he came on a substitute again, this time during the 1-0 defeat from Ludogorets Razgrad. On 2 March 2015 Hristiyan Kazakov scored his first goal for Botev Plovdiv in extra time during the 3-0 win over Marek Dupnitsa. On 10 and 15 March Kazakov participated in the final minutes during the important 0-2 away and 2-0 home victories of Botev Plovdiv over Lokomotiv Plovdiv and CSKA Sofia. On 23 May Kazakov came on as a late substitute but his efforts were not enough to change the score and Botev Plovdiv lost the away game versus Beroe Stara Zagora with 1-2.
On 30 October Hristiyan Kazakov made his first appearance in season 2015-16 during the 2-0 away defeat from Slavia Sofia. In January 2016 Kazakov's contract was terminated by mutual agreement and he left Botev Plovdiv. Hristiyan Kazakov at Soccerway
Performances is a live DVD that features unreleased footages of Selena during the Johnny Canales Show, a live coverage music television show, from the periods of 1993 to 1994. The DVD comes in with two different styles, one being made of super jewel and another made of Amaray; the two features. The DVD movie features half of the movie of live performances while the other half includes a Selena special, presented by Johnny Canales. "Intro" "Como La Flor" "Band Relationships" "Las Cadenas" "Loss of Selena" "Missing My Baby" "Selena Interview 1" "¿Qué Creias?" "Opening Doors" "Bidi Bidi Bom Bom" "Selena Interview 2" "No Me Queda Mas" "Favorite Song" "Amor Prohibido" "Memorable Show" "Si Una Vez" "Selena Interview 3" "El Chico Del Apartamento 512" "Why People Love Selena" Selena Performances was named Johnny Canales presenta... Selena and was going to be released during the fall of 2008. Due to new management for EMI Latin Records the DVD was postponed; the DVD was planned to be a DVD of various performances of Selena during the Johnny Canales Show from 1990 to 1994 but the record company compiled for a DVD that included both various live performances and a special that would talk about Selena's legacy currently.
The promotional poster, talks about an upcoming Television film based on Selena's death, similar to the Famous Crime Scene: Selena that aired on VH1. The television film will be produced by The Walt Disney Company set to be released in 2011; the upcoming Selena United States Stamp Collection and the upcoming Selena museum tour is talked about on the promotional poster
The Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi, India, is a production unit of Indian Railways, that manufactures diesel-electric locomotives and its spare parts. It is the largest diesel-electric locomotive manufacturer in India, it is located on DLW to BHU road of the metropolitan city of Varanasi. Founded in 1961, the DLW rolled out its first locomotive three years on 3 January 1964, it manufactures locomotives which are variants based on the original ALCO designs dating to 1960s and the GM EMD designs of the 1990s. DLW has an annual production capacity of 250 locomotives and plans to increase it to 275 based on the current demand. Since inception, DLW has produced total 8099 locomotives of various types. DLW now manufactures"More than one locomotive a day". DLW manufactured 334 diesel-electric locomotives in last financial year 2016–17, the highest loco production by any loco manufacturing unit in India and bagged the "Best Production Unit Shield" for the second successive year. In 2017, a decision by the Indian railways was made to scrap the production of diesel locomotives within the next 5 years, due to which the DLW now produces electric locomotives such as the WAP-7 and WAG-9 and its variants.
DLW locomotives have power outputs ranging from 2,600 horsepower to 5,500 horsepower. DLW is producing EMD GT46MAC and EMD GT46PAC locomotives under license from Electro-Motive Diesels for Indian Railways; some of its EMD locomotive products are WDP4, WDP4D, WDG-4D, WDG-5 and others as of June 2015. DLW started producing HEP capable WAP-7 high horsepower Electric Locomotives and its series starting from 37***, it has been allotted to Santragachi & Tughlakabad Loco Shed. It will produce WDG4G Locomotives From General-Electric Transportation. Besides the Indian Railways, it exports diesel-electric locomotives and has supplied locomotives to other countries such as Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Senegal, Sudan Tanzania and Vietnam and to a few users within India, such as ports, large power and steel plants and private railways. In July 2006, DLW outsourced manufacture of some passenger and freight locomotives to Parel Workshop, Central Railway, Mumbai. Diesel Locomotive Factory, Marhowra Electric Locomotive Factory, Madhepura Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, Asansol Integral Coach Factory, Chennai Modern Coach Factory, Raebareli Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala Rail Wheel Plant, Bela Rail Wheel Factory, Yelehanka Titagarh Wagons, TitagarhList of locomotive builders by countries 12.http://www.dlw.indianrailways.gov.in/view_section.jsp?lang=0&id=0,294,520 Company website Diesel Locomotive Classes – Broad Gauge