Palm Springs News for June 7th 2013

PALM SPRINGS: 'Follies' announces last season
???The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies??? has announced that its next season will be its last. The final edition of the Follies, ???The Last Hurrah,??? will open Nov. 1 and close May 14, 2014, according to a press release. Ticket sales begin July 15. The show … More…

Man Crashes into Wall, Dies in Palm Springs
A 67-year-old Palm Springs man died when his car left the road and struck a wall, officials said Wednesday. The crash on South Belardo Road west of South Palm Canyon Drive was reported about 4:55 p.m. Tuesday. Joe Covington was driving south on More…

Palm Springs history made in zany and beautiful bonnets
PALM SPRINGS — Asignificant favorite of locals has always been to wear a hat to shield one's face from the sweltering sunshine. The hat has seen many interesting incarnations in Palm Springs from plaid golf to suede cowboy, and of course, wide brimmed More…

Home project leaves Palm Springs residents 'in shock'
PALM SPRINGS — Residents of Tahquitz Mesa Villas are upset they were never informed of the Dakota home project proposed immediately south of their apartment complex on South Belardo Road. A handful of them showed up to the Palm Springs City More…

Palm Springs' Europa Restaurant exudes Old World charm
PALM SPRINGS — Tucked inside a three-acre, walled estate of Villa Royale Inn, Europa Restaurant is like stepping into an Old World painting. Its rich brocade fabrics overlaid with white linen, rustic brick floors, hand-hewn walls, tear drop crystal More…

Joey Covington, Jefferson Airplane Drummer, Dies in Palm Springs
A member of the San Francisco rock band from 1970 to 1972, Covington went on to form offshoot act Hot Tuna. He was 67. More…

PALM SPRINGS: Jefferson Airplane drummer killed in car crash
Joey Covington, who was the drummer for Jefferson Airplane as well as Hot Tuna, was killed in a car crash in Palm Springs on Tuesday, June 4. The accident happened just before 5 p.m. on Belardo Road. The Desert Sun has more details on the accident. More…

The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies to Close its Doors for Good
The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies has announced the upcoming 2013-14 season will be its last, dropping the curtain on one of the longest running 'Follies' shows in the country after 23 years. The final season, called "The Last Hurrah!", will open Nov. More…

Karim in Palm Springs – Streetgeist
Karim Palm Springs Street Style Portrait. Karim in Palm Springs. 2013 May 31. tags: California, Palm Spings, Palm Springs Photo Festival. by Streetgeist More…

Joey Covington, onetime Jefferson Airplane drummer, dies in Palm Springs car
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Former Jefferson Airplane drummer Joey Covington has died in a Palm Springs car crash. A Riverside County coroner's report says the 67-year-old Palm Springs resident wasn't wearing a seat belt when his car hit a retaining wall More…

Palm Springs Follies set to exit stage left
A documentary on the Follies directed by Mel Damski and produced with David and Janice Kaminsky titled “Still Kicking: The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies” was nominated for an Oscar for Best Documentary, Short Subjects. Paramount Pictures bought the More…

Romantic hotel in Palm SpringsPalm Springs Message Board
Could anyone suggest a hotel for a young couple within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. We are planning to vacation for about 5 days~our budget More…

Fabulous Palm Springs follies announces its final season
So much so that the cover story of the October, 1997 edition of Palm Springs Life magazine was headlined: “How The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies Saved Downtown.” And the show has been bringing patrons into the heart of Palm Springs by auto, airline … More…

Palm Springs resident wins 2013 Senior Inspirational Award
Burton “Burt” Spivack has lived in the Coachella Valley since 1962 when he opened the Spa Hotel in Palm Springs. “The move to Palm Springs made a big impact on my life. If I had stayed back east, I would not have met the fascinating people, celebrities More…

Palm Springs 75th Anniversary – Palm Springs Sports Scene
75th Anniversary Palm Springs – Sports Scene Palm Springs. Everyone who picks up a golf club, tennis racquet, or polo or croquet mallet in the desert today More…

Sunnylands: When does Obama land in Palm Springs?
Air Force One is seen the last time it flew into Palm Springs — when then-President George W. Bush flew in April 22, 2006, for a speaking engagement. (File photo by Omar Ornelas/The Desert Sun). With only one day to go until the historic Sunnylands More…

'I Dream in Widescreen' winning film, filmmaker head to Palm Springs
Abe Zverow, a recent UA alumnus and a participant in this year's “I Dream in Widescreen” BFA showcase, took the path less traveled with his self-produced, written and directed documentary “Jonathan” which was chosen to be showcased at the Palm Springs More…

Gov. Jerry Brown to visit Palm Springs as part of Sunnylands summit
Brown also will greet Obama at Palm Springs International Airport on Friday afternoon. Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, and Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet also will welcome the president. U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, who lives in Rancho Mirage, will not be More…

Palm Springs stuggles to recognise China's Xi Jinping and Peng Liyuan
The White House has billed the US-China summit in Palm Springs, California as an "unprecedented" opportunity to heal divisions between the world two biggest economies. But that significance may be lost on local residents as they struggle to recognise More…

Palm Springs: Woman accused of killing teen while driving drunk pleads not guilty
A woman accused in a hit-and-run crash in Palm Springs that killed a Desert Hot Springs teenager a year ago pleaded not guilty today, along with her father, who is charged with being an accessory. (Credit: Daniel Lane). Heather Marie Brents, 30, and … More…

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