Author Archives: cph

Connecting the Dots: Bus Service between Riverside and the Coachella Valley

In terms of bus service, Riverside County can be divided into three parts: Western Riverside County, from the border with San Bernardino and Orange Counties to the San Gorgonio Pass (Beaumont/Banning). This area includes the City of Riverside, which is the county seat. Coachella Valley, including Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella, […]

Metro Expo Line Test Train, 7th/Metro

Wallich’s Music City

In September 1973. at the age of 8, I had started taking piano lessons. And a trip to Wallichs Music City in Torrance, at the corner of Hawthorne and Artesia.meant another chance to supply my voracious appetite for new sheet music. (Nearly 40-years later, I still have many of those John Brimhall piano books!) Historical […]