Palm Springs News for May 25th 2013

Retired U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker speaks in Palm Springs
“Having him here today is a significant opportunity for us to hear from somebody who many believe is going to be a watershed moment in the civil rights movement with the overturning of Prop 8,” said Ron deHarte, President of Greater Palm Springs Pride. More…

Palm Springs | – Mini Mansions
Tag Archives: Palm Springs. Desert Fun. After Desert Daze we met up with our friends at HOC to bust this tune out. This entry was posted in Live Video and More…

Carol Channing Confidant Dickie Long Dies at 99
Richard “Dickie” Long, a cousin of Carol Channing and a confidant of the actress all through her life, died Thursday night at his home in Palm Springs. He was 99. our editor recommends. Harry Kullijian, Carol Channing's Husband, Dies ? Carol Channing: More…

Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast serves rules to live by
Three hundred people were in attendance at the Hilton Palm Springs as George Zander, field manager for Palm Springs Equality California, recounted the first rule as “Everyone needs to come out.” Zander added it's not easy being out as LGBT, before More…

Palm Springs makes the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice List
Palm Springs, with 354 days of sunshine per year, might be the place for you. Relax poolside or visit one of the many area spas… or tour some fantastic examples of mid-century modern architecture,” reads the consumer review website's description of More…

Former PS official passed up for Ariz. city manager job
The Scottsdale City Council has selected Fritz Behring to be the new city manager, a position for which a former Palm Springs official had been in the running. Officials from the Arizona city announced the selection Wednesday. Behring has been manager More…

Designing Liberace: Lights! Camera! Party!
Palm Springs is literally all-a-Twitter about Liberace this week. With the HBO biopic, Behind the Candelabra, premiering Memorial Day Weekend, there have been dozens of social media posts about the legendary Palm Springs resident ??? Mr. Showman … More…

Greenacres pushes for earlier alcohol drink sales on Sundays
Councilman John Tharp said making Greenacres stores wait until noon to sell alcohol doesn't make sense because stores in unincorporated parts of Palm Beach County — and in neighboring cities such as Palm Springs, Atlantis and Boynton Beach — allow More…

Memorial Day: Parades, Salutes and That Special Flower Drop
THE PALM SPRINGS AIR MUSEUM: It’s one of the most beautiful and unusual of the Golden State ceremonies: The carnation flower air drop. A B-25 Mitchell will fly over the institution on Memorial Day at 1 p.m.; moments later, some 3,000 red and white … More…

“Big Time Rush” Recap: Cash Rules Everything Around Them
It is a thrilling day to be at the Palm Springs if you happen to be in BTR, because our brahs just found out their record company is giving them A BONUS! A $20,000 bonus, actually, which hypes up the boys so much they get giddy like a bunch of small … More…

Palm Springs history group takes a summer tip from past
A 1950s era postcard proclaiming Palm Springs and surrounding areas as a 'winter playground area.' Note the misspelling of Coachella Valley. / Courtesy Palm Springs Historical Society. All righ More…

Valley hotel occupancy up slightly compared to year ago
Meanwhile, the month proved to be another record-breaking month for the Palm Springs International Airport as more than 205,000 fliers made their way through the terminal, which was up 2.2 percent in April, compared to the same month last year. “Some More…

Valley represented well at Masters Meet
David Luna Indio cross country runner on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at the Desert Sun in Palm Springs. / Richard Lui, The Desert Sun. Megan Huebner, track at La Quinta for the Desert spring athletes. Purchase Image Zoom More…

The Sights and the Sounds of Liberace
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon star in the HBO film, "Behind the Candelabra", which was partially shot in Palm Springs. Behind the Candelabra. Liberace was a man with a flair for the dramatic. His flashy piano playing and showmanship was no match for More…

Memorial Day: Parades, Salutes and That Special Flower Drop
There are many ways around Southern California to remember the men and women who have served our country, including a few traditions that are very much tied to local communities. Pause and pay tribute on Monday, May 27 at… THE PALM SPRINGS AIR … More…

What's in a Name? The D Resort Wants to be Memorable
“Whatever you want it to be,” answered Michael Hargett, who co-owns The D Resort, a six-room boutique hotel in north Palm Springs, with his partner Daniel Doiron, who make their full-time residence in Orange County. “People told me to keep the name More…

Palm Springs businesses gearing up for Memorial Day weekend
Nearly one-third of the country will be traveling this weekend for Memorial Day and with plenty of sun and great weather in the forecast, Palm Springs will be a More…

Chinese artist's piece at art museum aims to inspire
Workers position a metal sculpture by Chinese artist Zhan Wang in front of the Palm Springs Art Museum on Wednesday. The sculpture is made of stainless steel and is a replica of an ornamental rock commonly found in Chinese gardens. / Marilyn Chung/The More…

Kid-Friendly Attractions In Palm Springs << CBS Los Angeles
Heading to Palm Springs for a family vacation? While kids never tire of the fantastic resort pools, there is life beyond the pool slides and Marco Polo games. More…

Two free sneak peeks of 'Behind the Candelabra' set for Saturday in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS — In honor of the city of Palm Springs' 75th anniversary, HBO and film producer Jerry Weintraub, in partnership with P.S. Resorts, will premiere two free sneak peek screenings of their new film “Behind the Candelabra” on Saturday at the More…

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