Palm Springs News for May 30th 2013

Power Up Baseball Returns to Palm Springs Desert Guide June 2013
The 2013 edition of the Palm Springs Power welcome back five returning players when the baseball season opens May 31 with a three-game set against the More…

Pool parties in Palm Springs: The desert's best poolside bashes
Make a splash at one of Time Out's picks for the best pool parties in Palm Springs . More…

Courtesy of Palm Springs Unified School District
Palm Springs Unified School District announced the donation, from Helene Galen, a long-time Rancho Mirage resident and well-known large donor to the University of Southern California. In exchange, Galen gets her name on the school's performing arts More…

Pianist Rudy de la Mor to be Honored with Palm Springs Star
Former Coachella Valley resident Rudy de la Mor, a classically trained pianist, will posthumously receive a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on June 9, walk officials announced Tuesday. De La Mor, who died on March 5 at age 73, will be given the More…

Power Up: Baseball Returns to Palm Springs
Harry Gurley has directed the Palm Springs Power baseball team to three league titles in four years as manager. Facebook.com. After scoring 23 runs in two games to sweep the East LA Dodgers in a best-of-three series for the inaugural So-Cal World More…

A World of Cool Possibilities
The shop itself has a retro vibe and features yellow vinyl-covered chairs, bright colors on the walls and ceiling, and classic black and white photographs of past Palm Springs regulars such as Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, and Dean Martin. We settle in at a More…

Desert Modernists from Palm Springs and Las Vegas Meet to Share Passion for
Located not far from the Las Vegas strip, Paradise Palms shares a similar history of celebrity ownership as the Alexander Houses in Palm Springs. Some of Paradise Palms’ more famous residents include Bobby Darin, Johnny Carson, Joe Louis, Phyllis … More…

Desert Modernists from Palm Springs and Las Vegas Meet to Share
Palm Springs Modern Committee and Las Vegas' Paradise Palms residents celebrate common goals with a special tour of Iconic Las Vegas. More…

Helene Galen donates $1.5M for Rancho Mirage High School theater
This is the first Palm Springs Unified building to be re-named since the school board adopted a new policy allowing the district to sell naming rights. The policy was a result of budget constraints at the school district, which has received less and More…

Lighthearted Luxury at The Parker Palm Springs: From Shag
I was wearing a pair of bright orange heels poolside at The Parker Palm Springs last weekend. I commented, “Well, these aren't appropriate for the pool.” A lady More…

C-SPAN to air Palm Springs weekend on TV; see complete details of lineup
C-SPAN spent a week filming in Palm Springs as part of a series that explores the literary life and history of selected cities. They interviewed ???local historians, authors and civic leaders.??? The BOOK TV hour will be played at 9 a.m. PT on Saturday … More…

Kona Kai Resort & Spa and Riviera Palm Springs Welcome Award-Winning
Kona Kai Resort & Spa on Shelter Island and Palm Spring's very own Riviera are thrilled to welcome award-winning Blues guitarist, Coco Montoya, to perform intimate concerts at both resorts this summer. Performing hits like Hide Away and All Your Love, More…

Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week kicks off
This week kicks off the sixth annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week, 17 days of culinary adventures, valley attractions and comfortable accommodations. Traditionally, restaurant week draws foodies from all over Southern California for More…

Architecture on Display at Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs is known for its stunning architecture. Now the Palm Springs Art Museum is opening a photo exhibit examining not just the architecture in the desert city but all around the world. Insights on Architecture, which opened May 25, offers 50 More…

Palm Springs Life Publisher Among C-SPAN Interviews
Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones will appear on a segment of “The Political Career of Sonny Bono” during a two-day Palm Springs Weekend, June 1-2, on Book TV (C-SPAN2) and American History TV (CSPAN3). C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles staff More…

PS physics students race cardboard boats
Palm Springs High School students react as their cardboard boat almost tips over during the 14th annual Physics Olympics led by physics teacher Curtis Goehring at the Palm Springs Swim Center on Tuesday. / Marilyn Chung, The Desert Sun More…

Dining Out Goes Viral During Restaurant Week
Jake's in Palm Springs is among more than 70 restaurants participating in the sixth annual Palm Springs Restaurant Week, which runs May 31 to June 16. Facebook.com. Their Palm Springs house features an expansive kitchen area. But when Betsy Smalley More…

Palm Springs Cool: Find Those Hot Weather Deals
Well, several deals are going into effect in Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage and Palm Desert and its environs. The Ace Hotel is throwing in a $25 spa credit and “a bucket of beer” starting on May 31 (yep, that’s how it is described: “a bucket of beer … More…

To see stars in Palm Springs, look down
If it did bother you, you wouldn't want the kind of recognition that being on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars brings you. There are presently (as I write this) 282 stars arranged on the sidewalks of three streets in downtown Palm Springs, Calif. The More…

Free Party Celebrates Marilyn Monroe's 86th Birthday
The “Forever Marilyn” statue that pays homage to her has resided in downtown Palm Springs at the corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Tahquitz Canyon Way since May of last year. PS Resorts, representing a consortium of Palm Springs hotels, is taking More…

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