Palm Springs News for June 19th 2013

Riviera Palm Springs Offers Cool Alternative on Thursday Nights
The Riviera Palm Springs Resort & Spa is opening its doors to the community on Thursday nights from 6 to 10 p.m. starting this week (June 20) through Oct. 20 to enjoy a relaxing evening by the pool, listen to live music, munch on a burger from the bar More…

Gay vs. Straight Plays Out on Streets of Palm Springs – Desert Guide
The appearance of the Palm Springs High School marching band in the Palm Springs Gay Pride Parade created a fervor captured in a documentary film More…

In Viridian to Play at Global Day of Discovery
For Palm Springs' In Viridian, the path to Tachevah was in the band's sight – but just not close enough to grasp (yet). See related reading: Calling All Creatives. Cut to: Summer 2013. Mere months later, In Viridian's name is scrolled across a bevy of More…

Coral Springs woman accused of using counterfeit bills
Cardozo, 29, of Coral Springs, was arrested Monday after spending nine counterfeit $100 bills at stores throughout Palm Beach County, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office arrest report. She faces charges including passing a forged bill and More…

Coral Springs woman accused of using counterfeit bills
Seven months after being arrested for using a fake $100 bill, Monalisa Cardozo is again behind bars, accused of repeating the same crime. Cardozo, 29, of Coral Springs, was arrested Monday after spending nine counterfeit $100 bills at stores throughout More…

Palm Springs, Wessman sued over downtown hotel vote
PALM SPRINGS — A group called Advocates for Better Community Development has filed a lawsuit against Palm Springs and Wessman Development Co. for failing to place a measure on the ballot after enough valid signatures were gathered to do so. More…

Desert Water Agency: Tribal lawsuit could spike rates
PALM SPRINGS — The Desert Water Agency has started crunching numbers to assess potential financial impacts of a water lawsuit by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, and it estimates that customers could see sharply higher water bills if the More…

Surf Air eyeing Palm Springs
Surf Air is only five days into service, but plans to add Santa Barbara to its route schedule on July 10 and add Palm Springs some time after the New Year, said Wade Eyerly, CEO for Surf Airlines. There is no word yet on whether the airline would fly … More…

FBI adds former Palm Springs man to Ten Most Wanted list
Walter Lee Williams added to FBI Ten Most Wanted l…: Walter Lee Williams, a former USC professor and former Palm Springs resident, is on the run from the FBI, accused of involvement in child molestation and child pornography. More…

Palm Springs man found dead in Banning
… dead in Banning. POSTED: 01:25 PM PDT Jun 18, 2013. Small Text; Medium Text; Large Text. Print; Email. Tweet. BANNING, Calif. -. A man found dead near the Banning campus of Mt. San Jacinto College was identified today as a Palm Springs resident. More…

Palm Springs Power baseball camp starts today
The Palm Springs Power Baseball Youth Camp begins today and continues through Thursday at Palm Springs Stadium from 8 a.m. to noon each day. The camp is for youths 5 to 18 years old and will teach fundamental skills through drills and scrimmages More…

Palm Springs Psychologist Knows Weight Loss Struggles Personally
Dr. Judi Hollis of Palm Springs has spent more than 30 years helping people struggling with weight loss. HLNTV.com. When Judi Hollis looks at herself in the mirror, the Palm Springs psychologist knows she could never go back to being the overweight More…

Palm Springs Summer Golf – Groups, Tourneys, and Partners Matching
Palm Springs Summer Golf – posted in Groups, Tourneys, and Partners Matching : -Need Input – I'm hosting a tournament in Middle of July, am I a fool to secure More…

Elroy Schwartz, TV writer, dies at 89
Schwartz, a long-time Palm Springs resident, was hired by his brother, Sherwood Schwartz, to write and edit “Gilligan's Island” in 1964. He said the CBS show about castaways stranded after a three-hour cruise featured some of his best writing because More…

Illegal pot shop closures continue in Palm Springs
The ban on illegal pot shops continues in Palm Springs. The city’s cracking down on medicinal marijuana dispensaries operating without a proper license. Organic Solutions of the Desert continues to welcome new business as one of the three licensed and? … More…

MANHUNT: Man, formerly of Palm Springs, accused of illegal sex acts
A former Palm Springs man is wanted on suspicion of traveling overseas to take part in sex acts with children, according to the FBI. Walter Lee Williams, a former university professor, has traveled throughout the South East Asia region and has More…

'Membership' airline eyes Coachella Valley route
One of the state's newest air travel experiments is eying the Palm Springs area as a future destination. Surf Airlines Inc., a Santa Monica-based company that flies passengers — which it refers to as “members” — for a set monthly rate, currently runs More…

Gay vs. Straight Plays Out on Streets of Palm Springs
The Palm Springs High School marching band's first-ever appearance in the Palm Springs Gay Pride parade in November 2012 is the subject of a documentary film. courtesy of Pride of Palm Springs on Facebook. In 2006, film director Katy Wilkerson's son, More…

Palm Springs Shortfest film features local school, pride parade
The Palm Springs International Shortfest will offer up more than 300 films over the next week, but only one will spotlight a local school, a local tradition and a local filmmaker. “The Pride of Palm Springs” is a short film about how Palm Springs High More…

FBI adds former Palm Springs man to Ten Most Wanted list
PALM SPRINGS — The FBI added a former Palm Springs man to its Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list Monday. Walter Lee Williams, 64, a former University of Southern California professor suspected of child pornography and engaging in sexual acts with minors More…

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