Every four years, Palm Springs Life asks the community to nominate outstanding young leaders and professionals to the magazine’s prestigious 40 Under 40. From more than 100 nominations, our selection panel chose individuals who make a positive impact on our desert communities, offering their expertise and service at the highest levels, both professionally and philanthropically. This video series highlights our 2022 honorees.
Joe Timo | President, Timo’s Air Conditioning and Heating
Joe Timo has taken an air conditioning and heating business his father started 25 years ago to more than 30 service trucks and more than 50 employees.
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Random Facts About Palm Springs
For a taste of California’s desert, visit Palm Springs. The city features lush landscaping, inviting rest areas, and some of the country’s best designer stores, such as Apple, Banana Republic, and Eileen Fisher. The surrounding area also features boutiques from Tommy Bahama and Pottery Barn. The weather is mild all year round, with a high percentage of sunshine.
During the summer months, Palm Springs is hot, which makes it a great getaway for weekend travelers. Most hotels have their own pools, and during the summer season, you can enjoy a pool party with famous DJs. Floaties are a great way to cool off during these events. The city is also known for its many events, such as the White Party, a popular gay and lesbian dance party that takes place each year.
The city is also close to Los Angeles. Celebrities from Hollywood, including Elvis Presley and Marilyn Monroe, have made Palm Springs their favorite getaway. One of the most popular attractions in Palm Springs is the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway. This mid-century modern house features a unique geometric layout. The tour lasts about an hour and costs about $35 per person.
Palm Springs is home to the Palm Springs Unified School District, which is governed by a five-member board. The city’s high school, Palm Springs High School, was built in 1938. It was originally a K-12 school, but was later used as a college campus for the College of the Desert. The middle school, Raymond Cree Middle School, has been located in its current location since the mid-1960s.