Palm Springs News for May 26th 2013

"Pearl Harbor" Movie Plane to Drop Memorial Day Carnations
Together with other like-minded veterans, they answered the question, 'How about an air museum in Palm Springs?" Pond donated many of the planes now housed in the museum and Hixon said the collection continues to be updated including the latest More…

Liberace's life 'Behind the Candelabra' in Palm Springs
Hundreds of friends and tourists kept vigil outside of his Palm Springs home as rumors of his real illness became rampant. When death seemed imminent, his attorney, Joel Strote, said Liberace chose his Palm Springs home to die because "I think he More…

Our Voice: Veterans deserve better
The Palm Springs Air Museum will mark the occasion with its 15th annual carnation drop, a unique event where 3,000 red and white flowers will descend from a World War II-era Mitchell B-25 bomber. But amid the speeches and patriotic music, there's an 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…

Public safety briefs for Saturday, May 26, 2013
PALM SPRINGS – Minor injuries were reported in a four-vehicle collision that delayed traffic in Palm Springs Friday night. The collision was reported about 9:30 p.m. on North Gene Autry Trail at Interstate 10, according to Palm Springs police 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…

Special Screening of the HBO film about Liberace, "Behind the Candelabra," in
Film producer Jerry Weintraub will screen his new HBO film about Liberace, "Behind the Candelabra," tomorrow at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Screenings are scheduled for 4 and 7 p.m. in the Primrose Ballroom, and popcorn, candy and beverages More…

Restaurant News Bites: Restaurant 'Week' Is Almost Here; New Eats at the Crazy
First, the good folks behind the awkwardly named Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week extended the “week” to 17 days, from May 31 to June 16. Now they've gone and made the week even longer. On Wednesday, May 29, and Thursday, May 30, 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…

Ex-Fort Myers Congressman Connie Mack IV, Mary Bono Mack announce divorce
Mack, 45, of Fort Myers, and Bono Mack, 51, of Palm Springs, were married in December 2007 while they were both in Congress. They have appeared together frequently on cable news shows, offering advice and insight on a host of political and national 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…

2 days ago – palm springs beats
Maino & The Mafia ft. Waka Flocka Flame: They Gon Hate Us Anyway THIS IS THE BEST… 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…

Get sneak peek of Liberace biopic at Palm Springs Convention Center
“The city of Palm Springs would like to thank legendary producer and local resident Jerry Weintraub, HBO Films and P.S. Resorts for partnering to screen this new film for our residents and visitors in honor of our 75th anniversary,” said Mayor Steve More…

Hangover 3 Means Goodbye to The Wolfpack
See it at Regal Cinemas Palm Springs Stadium 9 (789 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs. 760-323-4466); UltraStar Mary Pickford Stadium14 (36850 Pickfair, Cathedral City. 760-328-7100); Regal Cinemas Rancho Stadium 16 (72777 Dinah Shore Drive More…

Huge crowds for Liberace film screening
“The city of Palm Springs approached Jerry Weintraub a month ago and asked if he might consider screening as a 75th anniversary present to our residents,” Amy Blaisdell from the city of Palm Springs said. A free gift from Weintraub and PS Resorts … More…

Vet continues to teach at Air Museum
A group of John Glenn Middle School students surrounded Palm Springs Air Museum historian Bob Andrade this past Wednesday as the 80-year-old vet demonstrated how to operate the flight simulators in the museum's library. He patiently explained the More…

Protesters march against Monsanto here and in 250 cities worldwide
Protesters with a group calling itself March against Monsanto Coachella Valley staged rallies in Indio and Palm Springs Saturday morning, part of a national movement aimed at protesting the multinational corporation. Similar marches and rallies against 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…

Liberace's lifeBehind the Candelabra in Palm Springs – USA Today
Palm Springs and its residents play a role in new movie. More…

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