Desert Sun 7/21 – COD Palm Springs and Roadrunner Motors campuses years away from opening

The Desert Sun announced both the College of the Desert Palm Springs campus and the Roadrunner Motors automotive education facility in Cathedral City are years away from opening, according to a five-year capital outlay plan delivered at Thursday’s Board of Trustees meeting. Read more

KESQ 4/22 – Roadrunners will be built at the originally purchased site

During a board meeting on Friday at College of the Desert, trustees voted yes to building the automotive facility at its original location in Cathedral City. The decision came after a reconsideration announcement and renewed debates between the community and college about the location of the facility. Three sites were up for consideration by the…

Desert Sun 4/4 – What are the 38 properties the COD Board of Trustees has been discussing in closed session?

Over the past six months, the College of the Desert Board of Trustees has reviewed 38 Coachella Valley properties during closed sessions of its monthly meetings. The properties — most of which the college does not own — range in size from one-tenth of an acre to 115 acres. Some parcels are zoned for office buildings and…

KESQ 3/17 – COD estimates Palm Springs campus could be built by at least 2026-27

On Friday, the College of the Desert board of trustees will meet to discuss bond measures, as well as future projects such as the Palm Springs campus. COD’s Palm Springs campus has been in development since 2004 with almost $1 billion raised in tax revenue for construction, according to Palm Springs city spokeswoman Amy Blaisdell….