The City of Beaumont, having grown in population by approximately 18,000 over the past 10 years, has seen significant changes recently and continues to progress in many ways. There is a focus on cooperative planning for the future while maintaining the “Small Town” atmosphere for which Beaumont is known. While new housing and commercial development projects continue to move forward throughout the city—the quality of life here continues to thrive. Over the past few years, we have seen significant improvements in and addition of parks, schools, recreation and senior programs and public transportation.
“The Pass” is a heavily traveled gateway between Southern California and Arizona and the City of Banning has a rich history as a Stagecoach and Railroad stop along the route-today known as Interstate 10. The city’s history is honored with the annual Stagecoach Days celebration and the beautiful murals draping many historical downtown buildings. Downtown Banning is also home to a thriving Arts District which is supported by the Banning Cultural Alliance. Residential areas offer many housing options from condominiums to rural ranches.
The community of Cherry Valley is an unincorporated area of Riverside County boasting a rural living atmosphere. While there is a small commercial presence in Cherry Valley the majority of its 17 square miles is residential with large lots and a few active ranches and orchards. The history of ranches and orchards is celebrated by the annual Cherry Festival, hosted by the neighboring City of Beaumont. Cherry Valley is home to Edward Dean Museum & Gardens, Bogart Park and Highland Springs Resort which is home to the Annual Lavender Festival.
Cabazon is a small, unincorporated community in Riverside County located approximately 12 miles East of Beaumont. The majority of Cabazon is rural and residential; however, it is also home to tourist attractions including the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa, the Hadley Fruit Orchards, the Famous Dinosaurs along I-10, and the Cabazon & Desert Hills Premium Outlets which together boast over 140 stores.
The City of Yucaipa is a well-rounded community serving more than 45,000 residents. Yucaipa-Calimesa school district offers a high ranking primary education system and the presence of Crafton Hills College offers a local source for higher education. As home to a San Bernardino County Regional Park in addition to a number of city parks and recreation programs, residents have access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities.
The City of Calimesa, which was incorporated in 1990, features a naturally beautiful foothills location. It is a small community within Riverside County on the border with San Bernardino County. With an approximate population of 7,400 Calimesa is focused on sensible growth. While developing its commercial sector there is a high priority on maintaining the quality of life with an increase schools, parks and open spaces.