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Indio

(ĭn`dē-ō'), city (1990 pop. 36,793), Riverside co., SE Calif., in the Coachella ValleyCoachella Valley
, arid region, SE Calif., N of the Salton Sea. Water is brought into the region by artesian wells and by the Coachella Canal (123 mi/198 km long), a branch of the All-American Canal built between 1938 and 1948; more than 100,000 acres (40,500 hectares) have been
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 of the Colorado Desert, 22 ft (6.7 m) below sea level; founded 1876, inc. 1930. It is the trade and administrative center for a citrus, grape, cotton, grain, and poultry area. Indio is also the center of one of the largest date-producing areas in the United States, and the National Date Festival is held there. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is also held in Indio. The area benefited from the regional growth of the electronics and aircraft industries in the 1980s and 90s, and more recently from the development of resorts and retirement communities. Joshua Tree National Park is nearby.
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CONTACT: Indio Police PIO, +1-760-391-4037, pager, +1-760-776-3359
Mark O'Meara won the Skins Game with a two-day total of $405,000 at Landmark Golf Club in Indio.
La Quinta Ridge is an adult/retirement-oriented community and is located in Indio, near Palm Springs.
2 -- 3 -- color) Desert Adventures jeep tours of the San Andreas Fault in the Indio Hills include a stop at an oasis, top and above, which forms when water finds its way to the surface on the fault line.
The investment would help secure treatment facilities for El Indio's products as a result of future expansions at the El Indio Mining Complex.
The San Andreas dies out near Indio, and scientists don't agree whether an earthquake would rupture the fault from Wrightwood to its southern limit, producing a huge quake close to magnitude 8.
At El Indio and Tambo alone, we expect to spend approximately US$5 million a year in a multi-year exploration program, with drilling to commence immediately.
Polo Square signals an important new direction for the City of Indio.
who followed his son, Indio, from the Playstation booth to the grilled cheese and burger stand.
The Coachella Valley Division will oversee the development of five current SunCal communities within the region, including the highly anticipated master-planned community of Terra Lago in Indio.
The inaugural Coachella Fest came through Indio in October 1999.