Palm Springs News for May 13th 2013

Scholarly locals are off to the races
Stanford University and the Kentucky Derby merged when the Stanford Club of the Desert held its annual Derby Day party at the sleek home of Rob Burrington and Julian Di Ciurcio in Palm Springs. The house was brimming with smart Stanford alumni of More…

Palm Springs Steel Home Gains New Owners Bent on Restoration
The last of the seven prefab Steel Homes in the historic Racquet Club Estates of North Palm Springs has been recently purchased with the intent of restoring the More…

Shoppers boost Coachella Valley cities' tax revenue
Desert Hot Springs still collected among the least in sales taxes of valley cities: $1.5 million last year. That's compared with $10.6 million in nearby Palm Springs and $16.5 million in Palm Desert, the two biggest collectors. Desert Hot Springs More…

RSA weighing who to back for supervisor spot
Ruiz on Monday will headline the Palm Springs Navy League's meeting. It starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Desert Falls Country Club in Palm Desert. Tickets are $20. Information: (760) 777-1158 o Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit will hold a meet-and More…

Lohan wants to leave rehab after Adderall supply cut off
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., May 11 (UPI) — Actress Lindsay Lohan is threatening to leave the Betty Ford Center near Palm Springs, Calif., after doctors cut off her supply of Adderall, sources told TMZ. Sources close to the "Mean Girls" actress said doctors More…

iHub tenants driven to create new technology
Lenny Caprino, President of NRG Power Cells in Palm Springs shows a model of his Smart-Eco-Cell solid state battery on May 1. The battery stores electricity instantly, is non-toxic, has chemical free storage, never needs replacement, and has over 1 More…

Honorees selected at 21st Senior Inspiration Awards luncheon
Back row: Cathedral City Mayor Kathy DeRosa, Milton Katz, Coachella Mayor Eduardo Garcia, Desert Hot Springs Mayor Yvonne Parks, Indian Wells Mayor Mary Roche, Indio Mayor Elaine Holmes, La Quinta Mayor Don Adolph, Palm Desert Mayor Jan More…

'Art Party' at Palm Springs Art Museum a big hit for Mother's Day visitors
Volunteer Maria Hunt talks about water color techniques Sunday with museum-goers Juana Serrano of Desert Hot Springs and her son Jonathan Serrano, 6, in a hands-on painting workshop during Art Party '13 at the Palm Springs Art Museum. / Crystal More…

Lights go out for more than 1400 during Palm Springs, Cathedral City outages
The outage was reported at 7:20 p.m. Friday when problems with an underground vault occurred at the intersection of San Joaquin and Mission drives in Palm Springs. In Cathedral City, the problem occurred at the intersection of Gene Autry Trail and More…

Honorees selected at 21st Senior Inspiration Awards luncheon
The honorees were: Milton Katz Cathedral City; Maria Consuela Godwin, Coachella; Trudi Lain, Desert Hot Springs; Dr. Mel Barton, Indian Wells; Betty James, Indio; Phyllis Stuchul, La Quinta; Brett Romer, Palm Desert; Burton “Burt” Spivack, Palm Springs More…

Kat Wickham sets record, helps PS to fourth in Division II swimming
RIVERSIDE — During a team meeting on Friday night, Palm Springs High School swimmer Kat Wickham told her teammates she had to step up in the CIF Division II championships Saturday. Wickham rose to the occasion, winning two CIF championships as More…

Officials persuaded CareFusion to stay
CareFusion employees at the company's Palm Springs plant test the medical technology manufacturer's AVEA ventilators, which are used in critical care settings to support neonatal, pediatric and adult patients. / Photo courtesy of CareFusion More…

Director remembers landmark Elvis Presley performance – USA Today
The Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway will celebrate the 46th anniversary of Elvis and Priscilla Presley's Palm Springs honeymoon next weekend. But another recent anniversary may be even more significant in Elvis folklore. Forty years ago last month, NBC aired More…

British hiker found dead on Palm Springs trail
PALM SPRINGS — A hiker from the United Kingdom died after falling about 40 to 50 feet while coming down the trail behind the Palm Springs Art Museum on Saturday. “It's unknown if he died from because of a medical issue or from the fall,” Palm Springs More…

Rattie first to reach 50 career WHL playoff goals as Winterhawks make Memorial
EDMONTON ??? As timing would have it, Shauna Rattie’s annual spring getaway trip to Palm Springs, Florida, lands right in the last weekend May. But thanks to Sunday afternoon’s recent developments ??? a 5-1 Portland Winterhawks win over the Edmonton … More…

Guests shine bright at Evening Under the Stars event
PALM SPRINGS — The AIDS Assistance Program celebrated its 20th annual Evening Under the Stars fundraiser for food vouchers for residents living with HIV/AIDS on Saturday by featuring the red hot Cyndi Lauper at the O'Donnell Golf Club. But, instead of More…

Daniella in Palm Springs – Streetgeist
Daniella Palm Springs Street Style Portrait. Daniella in Palm Springs. 2013 May 8. tags: California, Palm Spings, Palm Springs Photo Festival. by Streetgeist More…

PALM SPRINGS: Man from England dies while hiking | Banning and
The man, 55, collapsed on the Museum Trail, the Riverside County coroner reported. More…

Philanthropist Harold Matzner honored with leadership award
After opening remarks by chamber President Andrew Starke and TV anchor Brooke Beare, Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet paid tribute to Matzner saying, “As mayor, I am fortunate to have Harold Matzner as a resident of Palm Springs. He has always More…

iHub Accelerator Campus helps guide new companies
PALM SPRINGS — At first glance, the Coachella Valley iHub's new Accelerator Campus in Palm Springs looks like anything but a center for new green companies ramping up business and jobs in the region. The campus, formerly the operations yard for the More…

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