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 4/22 – James Cutchin, Highest paid exec in Coachella Valley, Scott White (hit piece rumored to be planted by COD)

When many desert residents consider who the Coachella Valley’s highest-paid government employee is, they might imagine a city manager or police chief. In truth, the valley’s highest-paid public employee heads an organization many might not think of as a government entity at all. Scott White, president and CEO of tourism promotor Visit Greater Palm Springs, received […]

Desert Sun 4/5 – COD board to meet Wednesday to discuss Roadrunner Motors project

The College of the Desert Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday to discuss site options for the planned Roadrunner Motors project. The board will hear a presentation that considers the original Cathedral City site for the project, an alternative site in Cathedral City and a third site near the I-10 […]

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. […]