Palm Springs News for June 20th 2013

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…

Films at Palm Springs ShortFest seek to unite gay, straight
ShortFest usually assembles separate packages of films about gays and lesbians. It's doing that this year on Thursday before the annual Gay!La party at Hunter's in Palm Springs. But, as an experiment, it's also trying to aggregate those audiences in More…

Palm Springs Power camp helps youths fine-tune baseball skills
The first-time camper is not unlike many of this year's participants, hailing from the high desert or the outskirts of the Coachella Valley to participate in the three-day, baseball skills camp organized by Palm Springs Power owner Andrew Starke at More…

Palm Springs Power camp helps youths fine-tune baseball skills
PALM SPRINGS — For scores of kids from around the desert, this week is a time to work on their baseball skills under the tutelage of some college ballplayers and coaches, but for 9-year-old Lucas Sandoval, it's just about enjoying the game. “I like 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…

Palm Springs eyes $18M 'green' upgrade
Dan Nava, senior technician at the Municipal Central Plant located at Palm Springs Civic Center, maintains the machinery that provides energy to multiple buildings in the complex. The technology is nearly three decades old. / Omar Ornelas/The Desert More…

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…

Knott's Soak City water park in Palm Springs to host 3rd annual 'Dive-In' movies
If you’re looking for a fun, family-friendly way to stay cool in Palm Springs this summer, Knott’s Soak City’s 3rd annual ???Dive-In??? movies may be the answer. Every Friday night from June 21 to Aug. 23, the water park will stay open a few hours later … More…

Golf Courses we played during our 2 week stay in Palm Spring
My wife and I spent 2 weeks in Palm Springs, California in May 2013. Here are some of the places where we played golf. Did a separate report on places we ate More…

Palm Springs Boys & Girls Club receives donation from Tachevah sponsors
Boys & Girls Club of Palm Springs board members in the back row, from left: Aliede Bennett, Deborah Garsh, Aftab Dada of Palm Springs Resorts, Joe Roman, Andrea Madgrigal, board President Ricky Wright, Terry Tatum, Al Franz, Lee Weigel and Nadine More…

One of FBI's most wanted, former Palm Springs man, nabbed in Mexico
A federal arrest warrant was issued for the former Palm Springs, California, resident in Los Angeles in April, according to the FBI website. The indictment alleges Williams traveled from Los Angeles to the Philippines in January 2011 to engage in sex More…

PALM SPRINGS: Knott's Soak City screens family movies
Knott’s Soak City Palm Springs begins its season of ???Dive-in Movies??? this Friday, June 21, with ???How to Train Your Dragon.??? They’re all family flicks, and moviegoers will watch them from inside the wave pool or on the wave pool beach. As a former Palm? … More…

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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…

Palm Springs police searching for missing boy
PALM SPRINGS, Fla.– Breaking overnight, while you were sleeping Palm Springs police launched a search for a thirteen year old boy who disappeared after going to school. Officials say Keeshaun Ross was last seen at Lake Worth Middle School off of 10th 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 writers secure rights to Barbra Streisand biopic
In an interview with The Backlot, the Palm Springs residents said although the movie’s script is complete, it is still in the early stages of development. They approached Lea Michele for the title role, Lee said, who turned it down ???because she wasn’t … More…

Palm Spring ShortFest Panels: Hear from Film Industry Notables
Writers' Forum has Alexi Hawley of ABC's 'Body of Proof', Katherine Lindberg of ABC's 'Tomorrow'. The 2013 Palm Springs ShortFest hosts a three-day series of forums and panels open to film-goers starting June 21 at the Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel. 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…

Redlands filmmaker's short to be shown at Palm Springs Film Festival
REDLANDS, Jun 19, 2013 (Menafn – Redlands Daily Facts – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) –Trevor Stevens will walk the red carpet Wednesday at the Palm Springs International Film Festival's ShortFest where his film, "Glazed and More…

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