News Archive




2019 Indio State of the City Address Recap

November 8, 2019 

On Thursday, October 31, 2019, Mayor Lupe Ramos Amith challenged the audience and community to "Be Bold, Dream Big, and Imagine Greatness" during the City of Indio's Annual State of the City Address held at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.

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GCV Small Business Expo Kicks Off Small Business Week

November 8, 2019 

In support of local merchants, the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the Annual GCV Small Business Expo presented by the City of Indio on November 21, 2019, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino's Special Event Center.

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Visit Indio and Our Two Dog Parks

November 8, 2019 

The City of Indio's parks provide a lush open space combined with beautiful scenic views of surrounding mountains. Two of these parks are dedicated to our four-legged canine friends.

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Indio International Tamale Festival December 7 & 8, 2019

November 8, 2019 

Tamale and festival lovers everywhere are counting the days before the World’s Largest Tamale Festival once again will bring tasty tamales and family fun to Indio! The Indio International Tamale Festival is coming to Indio in just a few short weeks, and will be held December 7 and 8, 2019.

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City of Indio Notice of Commission Vacancy

November 4, 2019 

The City of Indio is accepting applications for a position on the Coachella Valley Mosquito And Vector Control District Board Of Trustees. Completed applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

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Overseeding is Upon us for the Month of October

October 10, 2019 

The Lights at Indio GC will close the golf course on Monday, September 30th and reopen the golf course on October 23rd. Tee-Times may be made in advance beginning October 20th. The first ten to fourteen days will be walking play only.


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Be Prepared for Emergencies

October 10, 2019 

Has your family made a plan in the event of an emergency or disaster? How about your neighborhood? The City's first responders and emergency operations center will activate but what if we are unable to get to you in a timely manner?

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City Manager's Message - October 2019

October 9, 2019 

I am literally writing this column amidst the organized chaos of packing and moving our Scott family household to our new home in Indio. We are excited to be here (almost) and looking forward to some post-move peace and quiet.

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The Indio Senior Center Offers Blood Pressure Classes

October 9, 2019 

The Indio Senior Center, in partnership with the American Heart Association (AHA) and Desert Oasis Healthcare, began offering a series of blood pressure classes in September 2019 to educate residents on how to improve their heart health as part of the “Desert Communities: Life is Why” initiative.

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City Manager's Message - September 2019

September 10, 2019 

Here in Indio, I am so appreciative of my City teammates who work outside in the extreme heat. We do our best to limit their exposure to the worst of it, but our staff is out there serving the public, and they earn my respect every day.

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Indio High School Teacher Selected as 2020 Riverside County Teachers of the Year

August 13, 2019 

On May 29, 2019, Indio High School digital media career and technical education teacher Tom Buck, was honored by Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Judy D. White, Ed.D., and DSUSD Superintendent Scott Bailey along with School Board Vice President Linda Porras as they delivered the news that he had been selected as 2020 Riverside County Teachers of the Year.

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Summer Savings with Water Rebates

August 13, 2019 

Whether you have a thirsty lawn or garden, a pool or all of the above, a lot of water is used especially outdoors during the summer and Indio Water Authority is here to help you get the most out of every drop of water.

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Calling All "Foodpreneurs"! Free Food Business Course Offered in Indio

August 13, 2019 

SBDC Eats is a free four-week course that will teach you how to transform your business idea into reality, and provide you a hands-on opportunity to use a commercial kitchen. The program takes place on Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., from September 11 to October 2, 2019, at the Coachella Valley Small Business Development Center located at 44199 Monroe St., Suite B, Indio, CA 92201. Space is limited so register now at SBDC Eats.

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A New Banking Experience

August 13, 2019 

On Thursday, August 1, 2019, the Sun Community Federal Credit Union officially opened with major fanfare at 82195 Avenue 42 near Monroe Street in North Indio.

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Back to School Safety 2019

August 13, 2019 

Schools will start on Thursday, August 15 and Thursday, August 22, for the Coachella Valley Unified School District and Desert Sands Unified School District, respectively.

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Indio Opportunity Zone

August 13, 2019 

In 2017, the U.S. Investing in Opportunities Act was passed to create tax incentives for investment and spur growth in designated census tracts with low-income neighborhoods called Opportunity Zones.

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National Night Out

July 22, 2019 

The Indio Police Department will be hosting National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Downtown Indio on Towne St. (between Bliss Ave. and Miles Ave.). Enjoy food and drinks and see law enforcement related displays (SWAT Equipment, K9 Demos, etc.). Event is free!

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Summer Hours for Building Inspections

July 11, 2019 

Building & Safety Inspection Hours: 6:00am - 3:00pm

Due to heat & safety awareness, Building & Safety has changed the inspection hours to help facilitate inspections. Please be aware of the changes and make any necessary adjustments to accommodate your work schedule.



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City Manager's Message - July 2019

July 10, 2019 

Last month I covered our very ambitious Fiscal Year 2019/20 Workplan, which includes a tremendous amount of investment in the City’s local infrastructure, in public safety facilities, and in public amenities. We are already out paving streets and activating the programs funded in this year’s new budget.

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Coachella Valley Rescue Mission 2019 Backpack Drive

July 10, 2019 

The Coachella Valley Rescue Mission’s Annual Backpack Bonanza Giveaway this year is scheduled to take place in the CVRM Multi-purpose Room on Saturday, August 22. The backpack giveaway starts at 8:00 a.m. and will continue until supplies last.



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ADA Accessibility Public Input Survey

July 10, 2019 

The City of Indio, in keeping with its ongoing efforts to serve all members of the community, is updating its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan and self-evaluation. Deadline to submit your survey is September 30, 2019. Complete the online survey here .

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Ring Power Company Coming to Indio

June 13, 2019 

In May 2019, the City and Successor Agency successfully sold a 8.5-acre industrially-zoned site off of Golf Center Parkway and South of Avenue 45 to Ring Power Corporation, a Caterpillar Inc. franchise, to establish the West Coast Regional Headquarters of their CAT Entertainment Services Division serving the Southwestern United States.

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Students Tour Indio Fire Station

June 13, 2019 

On the morning of May 10, 2019, 25 students from Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School in Indio toured Fire Station 1 (also known as Fire Station 86) at 46990 Jackson Street and learned about fire safety and equipment.

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Cooling Centers & Summer Safety Tips

June 12, 2019 

Stay cool Indio! During hot weather days, Indio residents may go to the following locations to cool down: Coachella Valley Rescue Mission, 84110 Manila St. (760) 851-2160; Indio Senior Center (Seniors Only), 45700 Aladdin St. (760) 391-4170; Martha's Village & Kitchen, 83791 Date Ave. (760) 347-4741.

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City Manager's Message - May 2019

May 14, 2019 

At City Hall, we move directly from Festival Season right into Budget Season. Putting together our $87 million Operating Budget, $28 million Water Enterprise Budget and our substantial multi-year Capital Budget is an all-hands-on-deck task. Our staff starts with an understanding of our City Council’s objectives, we then do our best to build budgets for efficient operations to achieve those objectives.

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Spend the Summer with Desert Rec

May 14, 2019 

When school is out, the fun is on! Join in the fun in one of Desert Recreation District's camp programs. When on break from school, Desert Rec’s unique camps offer kids exciting adventures, education, explorations and sports.

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Kids Dancing Their Way to Ballroom Finals

May 14, 2019 

Red Hot Ballroom is a nonprofit organization teaching Ballroom and Latin dance in after school programs to low-income and at-risk children in 4th through 7th grades in the Desert Sands Unified School District and throughout the valley.

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Indio Youth Advisorty Council Launches Anti-Gambling Campaign

May 13, 2019 

The Indio Youth Advisory Council has launched their youth led anti-gambling campaign project. See their incredible videos and posters to increase awareness and educate the public about the dangers of underage gambling. They held a press conference and spoke during the Indio City Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, and was interviewed on Palms Springs Today!

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Community Outreach for Miles Avenue Park

May 13, 2019 

Join the City of Indio for a community based planning session on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Parish Center Gymnasium located at 82-470 Bliss Street, Indio to provide new opportunities at Miles Avenue Park through Proposition 68 Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program.

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New Train Stop Coming to Indio

May 2, 2019 

Indio will once again regain its rightful place as a major transportation and economic hub of the Coachella Valley with the construction of a new train station platform at the Indio Transit Center located near downtown at 83100 Indio Boulevard.

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City Manager's Message - April 2019

April 10, 2019 

Welcome to the City of Indio! It is April, so it must be time for the Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals! These two music festivals are widely reputed to be the largest and best of the year. As you know, people from all over the world are talking about Indio each April. It enhances our reputation and there is no doubt that many of our growing business opportunities are fostered by the Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals.

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2019 Festival Traffic Information

April 10, 2019 

Find the best route to the Empire Polo Club in Indio, the City of Festivals, to enjoy your Coachella and Stagecoach experience! Take notice of the detours and road closures, shuttle routes, drop off/pick up spots, and parking locations. For concert questions, please call 760-391-4112 or email concertinfo@indio.org. Thank you to our residents and to our visitors, we hope you have a pleasant stay with us. Please come back again and Discover Indio, the No. 1 City for Live Music! Check out our other festivals throughout the year.

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City Manager's Message - March 2019

March 11, 2019 

I have been working in local government for over 40 years, and have worked with many different city staff teams. I know a good one when I see it. The City of Indio employee workforce is at the top of the class – for competence, for caring, for authenticity, and for problem solving. We know that Indio has great opportunity in our future. We know that as city employees our performance on the job will make a difference to how people perceive living, working and investing here. It takes very little on my part to manage this group. They are self-motivated and obviously, I am very proud of them.

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Coachella Valley Community Free Tax Services

March 11, 2019 

Free tax preparation and bilingual tax services are available for households earning $60,000 or less (some limitations apply) at the College of the Desert's Indio Campus located at 45524 Oasis Street in Room 104. The tax preparations will be held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. through April 13, 2019. No appointment is needed. Walk-ins are welcome and parking is free.

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Run-Walk Honors CalFire Firefighter

March 11, 2019 

Please join our fellow firefighters and Indio community on March 27, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Indio Fire Station 86 (46990 Jackson Street) to honor CAL FIRE firefighter Sara Thomas as we celebrate her birthday with a Run-Walk in her honor.

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Road Improvement Projects Scheduled for March 11-15, 2019

March 10, 2019 

The City of Indio will be laying new asphalt on various regional, residential and industrial streets throughout the community from Monday, March 11 to Friday, March 15, 2019. Work will occur between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Residents and motorists are urged to use alternate routes due to localized delays. Access for emergency vehicles will be unaffected.

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City Manager's Message - February 2019

February 11, 2019 

The City of Indio is making progress in attracting new businesses, building new housing, enhancing arts programming, and improving infrastructure. We also celebrate the hiring and promotions of several employees.

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Southwest Arts Festival 2019 at Empire Polo Club

January 9, 2019 

The Southwest Arts Festival Indio 2019 will be held on January 24, 25, 26 and 27, 2019 at the Empire Polo Club. Every year the Arts Festival continues to evolve and attract a high caliber of talented artists and unique artwork. This year’s festival will feature interactive art displays and live music, with pottery, glass and fine art painting scheduled to be on display.

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Indio Water Authority Awarded EPA Grant

January 9, 2019 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded more than $187.3 million to California for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure improvements and the Indio Water Authority has been named to receive some of the grant funding for drinking water infrastructure improvements to public water systems.

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2019 CV Water Counts Academy

January 7, 2019 

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2019 CV Water Counts Academy, a regional program created for current and emerging civic leaders in the Coachella Valley that desire to learn more about critical regional water issues.

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Indio International Tamale Festival 2018 Awardees

December 18, 2018 

December 1st and 2nd delivered the 27th annual Indio International Tamale Festival in downtown Indio. Festival goers were greeted with colorful sights, cultural music and mouth-watering smells as they walked the streets of downtown. Every year, tamale vendors vie for top honors and bragging rights to be the best tamale of the festival!

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Queen Scheherazade & Court Crowned for 2019 Date Festival

December 18, 2018 

Three young ladies from across Riverside County have been crowned Queen Scheherazade, Princess Dunyazade and Princess Jasmine. The Queen & her Court will act as goodwill ambassadors for the 2019 Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, February 15-24, 2019. For more information and to get tickets to the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, go to www.datefest.org.

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Vacation Tips for Residents

December 18, 2018 

Happy Holidays, neighbors! When making your holiday vacation plans, here's a checklist to lower the chances of coming back from vacation to realize you've been the victim of a crime.

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December with Desert TheatreWorks

December 18, 2018 

This month, Desert TheatreWorks will be opening Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music featuring classic songs like "My Favorite Things," "Edelweiss," "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" and "Do-Re-Mi."

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Veterinarians Wanted

December 18, 2018 

Animal Samaritans is looking for experienced and dedicated Doctors of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) at their Indio clinic at the Indio Towne Center, 42150 Jackson Street, Suite 106.

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City Manager's Message - December 2018

December 17, 2018 

The city welcomes new and returning elected officials, and recognizes the dedicated service of outgoing councilmembers. The Tamale Festival and Tree Lighting ceremony were a great success. May we all have a Happy Holidays with our family and friends!

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Notice of Commission Vacancies

December 14, 2018 

Interested in serving your community? Apply now to serve on a City of Indio Commission. There are 18 vacancies on six commissions (Finance, Community Services, Mobile Home, Planning, Arts, and Sustainability). Deadline to apply is December 28, 2018.

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City Manager's Message - November 2018

November 14, 2018 

We are entering into the Holiday Season, but until then we have plenty of other activities going on in Indio. Tamale Festival returns to Downtown Indio on Dec. 1 & 2 and the Indio Tree Lighting Ceremony on Dec.1 at 5PM. Also, we encourage everyone to watch the Indio Legacy video prepared for the recent Mayor's State of the City Luncheon.

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GCV Small Business Expo Kicks Off Small Business Week

November 14, 2018 

In support of all local merchants, the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the GCV Small Business Expo presented by the City of Indio on November 15, 2018, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Special Event Center.

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ADA Feedback Survey

November 14, 2018 

The City of Indio, in keeping with its ongoing efforts to serve all members of the community, is updating its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan and self-evaluation.

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Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Breaks Ground in Indio

November 13, 2018 

On October 19, 2018, the Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton broke ground in north Indio. The new hotel will have 93 rooms and is estimated to be completed by April 2019. It is part of the The Palms Shopping Center, which will soon include a new 12-screen Maya Cinemas theater, 30,000 sq. ft. EOS Fitness center, and new restaurants and retailers.

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Academy of Musical Performance Finds New Home in Dowtown Indio

October 17, 2018 

Academy of Musical Performance has found a new home in downtown Indio at 82713 and 82719 Miles Avenue. Students from grades 6-12 can take after school music classes, worshops, training and many more. AMP Studio will also be hosting a Music and Art Open House November 8, 2018 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

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City Manager's Message - October 2018

October 16, 2018 

The city continues to move forward on aggressive capital improvement plans with the Hwy 111 road reconstruction, Madison Ave widening, and citywide street rehabilitation projects. Private development continues at our retail power centers. Fairfield Inn & Suites will open next month and Hampton Inn & Suites will soon break ground. Although WalletHub just announced Indio as the 30th fastest growing city in America, we want to grow wisely with the adoption of the new General Plan and Downtown Specific Plan.

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The House that Art Built

October 16, 2018 

New temporary art installation coming to downtown Indio. The House that Art Built. The art pieces, which will be located and curated throughout downtown Indio, will feature each artist’s concept of a “house.” The artwork can be viewed from October 31, 2018 through April 29, 2019.

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Fall at Desert Theatreworks

September 6, 2018 

Mark your calendars for the 2018-19 season! September 14th will mark the opening of the first show of an 8-show season, which runs through April 2019 presented by Desert Theatreworks at the Indio Performing Arts Center.

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City Manager's Message - September 2018

September 6, 2018 

The City of Indio's municipal elections for three City Council seats and City Treasurer takes place November 6, 2018. Indio will have its first district election. I encourage all residents to educate themselves on the candidates and register to vote. We are counting on you. For more information about the election, click here.

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City Manager's Message - August 2018

August 7, 2018 

Indio is the best “12-month a year” community in the desert! City staff are working on major road improvement projects and code enforcement issues this summer. Learn about what is happening at the former Toys "R" Us space and developments at the Indio Fashion Mall by the Haagen Company.

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City Manager's Message - July 2018

July 18, 2018 

The City of Indio has a busy summer implementing the very ambitious capital project plan adopted and funded by the City Council. Major roadway and facility construction and upgrades are planned or underway. Economic development growth also continues.

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Indio High School Instructor Named Teacher of the Year !

July 18, 2018 

On May 10th, Indio High School's IMPACT Instructor/Coordinator Tom Buck was selected as the high school Teacher of the Year for the Desert Sands Unified School District . Tom will now represent DSUSD in the Riverside County Teacher of the Year selection. County Teachers of the Year will have the opportunity to potentially be selected as a California State Teacher.

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Desert Recreation District Summer Camps

July 18, 2018 

When school is out, the fun is on! Join in the fun in one of Desert Rec’s camp programs. When on break from school, Desert Rec’s unique camps offer kids exciting adventures, education, explorations and sports.


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Government Day 2018 Recap

July 18, 2018 

The City of Indio hosted Government Day on Thursday, May 31, 2018 and the Council Chambers were completely filled with students and chaperones!

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Indio Partners with Habitat for Humanity to Build Homes for Veterans

July 18, 2018 

On June 28, 2018, Habitat for Humanity of the Coachella Valley, the City of Indio, and the Home Depot Foundation held a home dedication ceremony welcoming the Hitchcock Family to their new home, which is one of two homes recently-constructed through a partnership between Habitat for Humanity, the City and the Home Depot Foundation.

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Indio Participates in Emergency Preparedness Exercise

July 18, 2018 

On June 13, 2018, City of Indio staff participated in the Mass Care and Sheltering Table Top Exercise at the Riverside County East County Emergency Operations Center to identify ways to assist and shelter people and pets during a major emergency or disaster.

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City Manager's Message - June 2018

June 13, 2018 

On June 20, the Indio City Council is scheduled to consider adoption of a balanced budget for the new fiscal year beginning July 1. After three months of evaluating City priorities and cost trade-offs, the City Council has directed the City staff to pursue the most ambitious capital improvement plan in years.


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Wedding Venues in the City of Indio

May 28, 2018 

If you or a loved one are saying “I do” and you want to keep the festivities local, look no further than the City of Indio for a diverse mix of wedding venues offering accommodations and cost options for every style and budget.

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Sun Gold Community Street Improvement Project Begins May 14th

May 11, 2018 

The Sun Gold Community Street Improvement Project in Indio begins May 14 and continues through August 7, 2018. The project will improve streets in the Sun Gold Community, which is bounded by Miles Avenue, Monroe Street, Indio Boulevard and Oasis Street. The first phase of the project starts on Miles Avenue from Monroe Street to Oasis Street. The construction work will improve safety and access to homes, Miles Avenue Park, the Coachella Valley History Museum, various businesses, and downtown Indio.

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Opening of Camping Delayed for Coachella Festival to Friday, April 20 at 3 a.m.

April 18, 2018 

The National Weather Service has issued a severe high wind warning beginning Thursday morning lasting through early morning Friday. It is strongly encouraged that you delay your arrival until after weather has passed. Please be aware you may experience high wait times, staging time in your cars and we will not be able to accommodate wait together, camp together. ABSOLUTELY no campsite set ups, no tent canopies or pop-up tents will be allowed to be put up until high wind has passed. Go to Coachella.com to download the app and receive push notifications.

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Hwy 111 Street Improvement Project Suspended During Festivals

April 5, 2018 

All construction work on the Highway 111 Street Improvement Project will be suspended from Wednesday, April 11th to Monday, April 30th to ease traffic during the Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals, and allow access to local Indio businesses on Highway 111. Construction will resume on Tuesday, May 1st and continue until its completion by Thanksgiving.

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Request for Proposal

April 5, 2018 

Indio is the largest City in the Coachella Valley, expanding to the horizon from the San Bernardino Mountains on the north across the valley towards the Santa Rosa Mountains to the south. As a part of the City’s beautification programs and further acquisition of art for the City’s collection, the Public Arts and Historic Preservation Commission wishes to decrease the instances of graffiti on traffic signal boxes while making them artful objects. The traffic signal box beautification program enhances the pedestrian and driving experience by incorporating artwork directly into the streetscape.

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 3, 2018 

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) along with a variety of public safety and law enforcement agencies across the nation are raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving this month.

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City of Indio Implements Drone Ordinance

March 30, 2018 

To effectively regulate Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) within the City of Indio in order to promote health, safety and the general welfare of its residents, the City is implementing appropriate regulations of drones relate to zoning, land use, privacy, trespassing and law enforcement operations.

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2018 Traffic Impact Information for the Goldenvoice Music Festivals in Indio

March 30, 2018 

Please observe all traffic signage and detours during the festivals, and use alternative routes. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival takes place April 13-15 and April 20-22, and Stagecoach California’s Country Music Festival on April 27-29, 2018. Both events will be held at the Empire Polo Club on 81-800 Avenue 51. For concert questions or problems, please call 760-391-4112 or email to concertinfo@indio.org.

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Loma Linda University Children’s Health – Indio Now Open

March 30, 2018 

The City of Indio is pleased to welcome Loma Linda University Children’s Health – Indio, Jill and Barry Golden Pavilion -- the largest pediatric clinic in the area. The grand opening was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and the All about Kids Health Expo, Sunday, March 11. Pediatric primary care services are available at the new facility.

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The 2018 Heritage Festival Celebrates History & Culture March 17

March 4, 2018 

Those who attend the 2018 Heritage Festival – scheduled to take place Saturday, March 17 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Coachella Valley History Museum in Indio – will have the opportunity to step back in time and learn about the cultures that led to the settlement of the Coachella Valley.

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Desert Theatreworks Announces KidsWorks Summer Camps

March 4, 2018 

Desert Theatreworks (DTW) KidsWorks Summer Musical Theatre Camp is coming back to the Indio Performing Arts Center! DTW is happy to announce that this successful summer theatre program is presented in partnership with the City of Indio and Pathways Academy.

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Is it a Collision or an Accident?

March 4, 2018 

It is generally agreed that an accident is a “sudden and unexpected event that results in property damage or bodily injury.” The key word is “unexpected” – with the belief that there was nothing that could have been done to avoid it – it was just an accident.

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#TeamTapWater

February 2, 2018 

Do you know the FAQs about tap water? Here are some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you see the benefits of making the switch from the bottle to the tap!

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Más Indio to Showcase Local Bands

January 30, 2018 

The first-of-its-kind ‘Más Indio’ music and art show, featuring local bands and artists, will be held from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. at the Indio Performing Arts Center on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Presented by the City of Indio, Desert Theatreworks and Palma City.

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Sustainability Commission Vacancy

January 23, 2018 

Want to play an active role in shaping clean and healthy environment, preserving cultural and historic resources, promoting community engagement and creating a thriving economy in Indio? Join the Sustainability Commission! Deadline to apply Monday, February 19, 2018.

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Invitation for churches, congregations, or other religious assemblies

January 17, 2018 


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CareerBuilder Challenge Gives Back to Indio-Based Charities

January 10, 2018 

The CareerBuilder Challenge is coming up, and while it’s known for bringing the national spotlight to the Coachella Valley with 4 days of professional golf play and other entertainment amenities, the PGA TOUR event is significant to the local community for another reason: its meaningful contributions to local nonprofits.

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Indio Senior Center Offers Alzheimer’s Support Groups

December 7, 2017 

The Alzheimer’s Association has been serving the Coachella Valley for over twenty years. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer’s disease, and our work reflects our dedication to provide support, education, information and referral assistance that will help our local community living with Alzheimer’s disease and their families.

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Planning Commission Vacancy

December 6, 2017 

Want to play an active role in helping shape and define the future of Indio? Join the Planning Commission! Deadline to apply Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

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Discover Indio Performing Arts on New IPAC Website

December 4, 2017 

For years, the Indio Performing Arts Center has been bringing culturally diverse theatre and musical performances to the Valley. With the recent launch of its new website, it will be easier than ever to discover the exciting events this non-profit hosts.

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FIND: Feeding the Region During the Holidays – And Beyond

December 4, 2017 

FIND Food Bank, which is based in Indio, is the only regional food bank serving eastern Riverside and southern San Bernardino Counties in southern California. The organization distributes 10+ million pounds of food assistance annually to an average 90,000 individuals each month across our service area.

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Desert Oasis: Art Exposed

October 8, 2017 

While we all know that music is an art form in and of itself, presentation art and exhibits have become very prevalent in music festivals.

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Indio takes home gold

October 6, 2017 

The City of Indio has been awarded the gold level Beacon Award from the Institute for Local Government (ILG) for sustainability.

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New Street Sweeper

September 13, 2017 

In a city with just 1 current street sweeper and a need for street cleaning help, Measure X sales tax revenue will be used to help with upkeep on Indio streets

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City Manager's Message - May 2017

May 6, 2017 

Another successful April is behind us. In what has become an annual rite of passage to summer, the City successfully hosted three of the largest music festivals in the world.

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Comic Con Comes to Indio

May 6, 2017 

Fans of comic books and cosplay will surely delight in the City of Indio's Fantasia Comic Con, coming to the Riverside County Fairgrounds May 19th-21st.

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Name our new dog park

April 11, 2017 

Winners have been chosen for the Dog Park naming contest. The actual name of the dog park will be decided by the Community Services Commission & City Council based on the suggested names from residents in a few months so stay tuned!


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Indio Sales Tax Increased April 1st

April 9, 2017 

Investing in Indio’s future was a clear priority for its residents during the last November 2016 election, with an overwhelming approval of 73% of Measure X, which will increase sales tax in the City of Indio by 1%.

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Heritage Festival

March 13, 2017 

On Saturday, March 18, Culture and history will be the name of the game at this year’s Heritage Festival.

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3 Great Events Coming to Indio

March 10, 2017 

This time of the year is swamped with fantastic festivals and parties. Amidst all of this, three one-of-a-kind events take place in downtown Indio. To see more great events in Indio visit our site here.

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Loma Linda University Children's Hospital Clinic to Open in Downtown Indio

November 2, 2016 

“We are excited to have Loma Linda University permanently located here in the City of Indio and the Coachella Valley to provide exceptional healthcare services for our children and families,” said Mayor Glenn Miller. “We also see this as a key piece in revitalizing our downtown that will bring more residents and visitors to the area.”

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Measure X

September 28, 2016 

Learn more about Measure X. Election day is Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Vote-by-Mail ballots may be dropped off at City Hall by 5pm on Monday, November 7, 2016. Go to www.voteinfo.net to find your polling place.

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Miles Avenue Park Master Plan Survey

September 16, 2016 

The City of Indio is in the process of developing Miles Avenue Park Master Plan. Obtaining your feedback is important to help us ascertain the needs and satisfaction of park facilities. We appreciate you taking your time to complete this survey.

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