Palm Springs News for June 24th 2013

Residents Prepare for Prop 8 and DOMA Decision
PALM SPRINGS – Supporters of same-sex marriage say this is a historic week for civil rights. But, even in an area like our valley, where there is a large gay population, not everyone is in favor of allowing gay couples to marry. "I feel that a man More…

Ham radio day has locals connecting in La Quinta
(From the left) Gary Boskovich, of Palm Springs, Chris Ellsworth, of Cathedral City, and Earl Haltman, try to make contact with other ham radio operators Saturdayat the La Quinta Emergency Operations Center. Members of the Desert Radio Amateur More…

Kids Discover the Art World in Summer Programs at the Palm
Whether your family visits Palm Springs for two days or four weeks, the Palm Springs Art Museum has a program to keep your little Pollock creating through the More…

B&B and Beyond: Korakia Pensione, Palm Springs, California
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Stadler getting game back together
The 1982 Masters champion went to Palm Springs, Calif., and told instructor Billy Harmon: "You have two days to either fix it or I'm done." Harmon replied: "Let's go." If Stadler keeps this up, Harmon will be a busy man. "The Walrus" leads the More…

A Salton Sea specialty license plate may become available
Friday, the winning design was revealed at the Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert campus. The winning artist, Palm Springs High senior Courtney Donaldson, talked about what inspired her design. "I've never been there, so I just looked up the pictures More…

Indy Short: Wendy Dent Premieres 'December 25' at Palm Springs International
Award winning Australian writer-filmmaker Wendy Dent, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader 2013-2018 and University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts Visiting Scholar 2012-2013 has premiered her new film 'December 25' at Palm More…

Palm Springs Unified to put tablets into the hands of more students
At Palm Springs Unified, the new iPads and Chomebooks are part of a multistage plan to provide mobile devices to all students in third through 12th grade. This entire plan is estimated to cost as much as $14 million, so the district is tackling it in More…

Palm Springs International ShortFest Announces Winners
Philippe Andre's Delicate Gravity (Delicate Gravite), starring Yvan Attal and Anne Parillaud as two lonely people who meet because of a cell phone call to a wrong number, received the Best of the Festival Award at the the 2013 Palm Springs More…

Supermoon to rise this weekend
A perigee moon, or supermoon, rises behind wind turbines on May 5, 2012 near Palm Springs, California. The moon appears especially big and bright during this once-a-year cosmic event as the full moon is at its closest to the Earth in its elliptical orbit. More…

(PSP) Palm Springs Municipal Airport – FlightStats
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KC and the Sunshine Band to receive star in Palm Springs | News
KC and the Sunshine Band will receive a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars next month, it was announced today. More…

ShortFest: Panelists offer filmmakers advice on exposure
A panel of entertainment journalists sits before an audience of filmmakers at the Palm Springs International ShortFest Meet the Press event in the Mojave Learning Center of the Renaissance Palm Springs hotel Saturday. / Kaci Yoder/The Desert Sun More…

Palm Springs ShortFest to wrap up Monday
More than 300 films are being screened at the 19th annual festival, which started Tuesday and runs through Monday at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. The festival is featuring shorts from 49 countries, 70 world premieres, 55 North American premieres More…

Palm Springs mountaintop activity goes on
Try turning up your thermostat to 86 degrees, save some money and take a ride up the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. At the top it's always 25 degrees cooler (sometimes 30 or more degrees cooler). At the Mountain Station, located at an elevation of around More…

Things I Love Thursday: Palm Springs On Acid Chic! www
Things I Love Thursday: Palm Springs On Acid Chic! 20 June 2013, 17:55. Things I Love Thursday. It has been the longest day ever, in the best possible way! More…

Wendy Dent Premieres 'December 25' at Palm Springs International ShortFest
Award winning writer-filmmaker Wendy Dent, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader 2013 and University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts Visiting Scholar (2012-2013) premieres her film 'December 25' at the Palm Springs International More…

Palm Springs Area Resort & Spa – Rancho Las Palmas Resort
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Palm Springs missing woman alert sent at 1 am
The City of Palm Springs sends automated phone calls via Code RED, a mass notification system that can be used to send text or voice messages to cell phones or land lines. It is used for community emergencies, including evacuation notices and missing More…

Fullest moon of the year will rise over this weekend
The Super Moon rises in Palm Springs about 9:10 p.m. Saturday June 22, 2013. / Wade Byars, The Desert Sun. Written by. The Associated Press. Filed Under. Local ? Local News. The moon rises over the Coachella Valley Friday evening, June 21, 2013. More…

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