• Students Kayak Across The Salton Sea For A Purpose

    A group of Coachella Valley students are trying to bring more awareness to the troubles in and around the Salton Sea. They are doing it by kayaking across the now polluted water, where many once use to boat and jet ski. The goal is to gain the support of both federal and state leaders on […]

  • Salton Sea Authority Ready to Move Beyond Studies

    Governor Gavin Newsom proposes millions from next year’s budget to help restore the Salton Sea, but will those millions be put to use soon? Kitty Alvarado has an exclusive interview with the general manager of the Salton Sea Authority for insight on the money spent over the years and progress on the restoration project proposed.

  • Low Tide: The Salton Sea Crisis (Health Impact)

    Diminishing water supplies, the receding body of water is now close to 20,000 acres of parched, salt encrusted shoreline, and it’s ill health effects are glaring. With salinity levels at record highs, and toxic dust storms, many residents are suffering. Christian Garza is no stranger to the dust. Growing up on the north end of […]

  • Low Tide: The Salton Sea Crisis (The Past)

    The picture we have become accustomed to when we think about the Salton Sea: a dying body of water, fish die-offs, algae blooms, and abandoned buildings and homes. But, there was a time when the Salton Sea was a much loved resort getaway. “I’d come with my uncle and my dad and his friends, and […]

  • Alberto Ramirez – Torres Martinez Tribal Administrator

    Alberto Ramirez has worked for the Tribe for the past 19 years in different capacities such as Natural Resources, Director, Training and Development Director, and Environmental Protection Director. He was also the Environmental Compliance Manager for KSC Corporation in La Quinta, CA. and Deputy Director for Save the Children Foundation in Sonora, Mexico. About the Torres […]

  • Linda Beal & Lana Hall – Local Historians

    Linda and Lana are two local historians of the Salton Sea.    Lana Hall was the grand daughter to Gus Eilers, who was a real estate investor and opened a new resort, Date Palm Beach Resort and started boat races at the Salton Sea. About the former Salton Sea History Museum The La Quinta Museum had a […]

  • Thomas Tortez – Torres Martinez Tribal Council Chairman

    Chairman Tortez was elected as Tribal Council Chairman in late 2016 and assumed the duties of Executive Service on January 2, 2017. Chairman serves as principal advisor to the Tribal Council on all matters pertaining to the Torres Martinez. Chairman previously served on the Tribal Council as Treasurer for 4 years. Has also worked under […]

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