Palm Springs News for June 28th 2013

Power outage ongoing in Palm Springs and Desert Hot Springs
Southern California Edison crews are working to restore power to customers in Palm Springs and Desert Hot Springs Thursday evening following an outage that initially affected as many as 17,000 customers, an SCE spokeswoman said. The outage occurred More…

PALM SPRINGS EVENING STROLL – Mija | creatorsofdesire.com
C?LINE trio bag. Here is part 98753 from our road trip trough USA. A relaxed evening in Palm Springs. More sun, pool, pancakes and Palm Springs tomorrow . More…

Palm Springs celebrates SCOTUS rulings
Hundreds gathered in downtown Palm Springs to celebrate a historic day for gay rights in America. Several groups including the Human Rights Campaign, Desert Aids Project, the LGBT Community Center and others put on a rally for same-sex marriage More…

New Destination Wedding Website for Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGSPalm Springs launches a new destination wedding website in celebration of the ruling on Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage act. The Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism is featuring the city's full-service hotels, historic inns, vacation More…

Palm Springs Power Hurler Ready to Make his Pitch
Palm Desert native Keaton Hernandez is ready for the demands of Division I college baseball. But he'll need a recharged summer with the Palm Springs Power to help prime him for the challenge. To observe some local Power flavor this summer, take in a More…

Palm Springs gay weddings: out with the old, in with the new?
A Palm Springs crowd gathers at the Forever Marilyn sculpture downtown June 26 to celebrate the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings in support of same-sex marriage. Photo by Rob Lebow. Platinum wedding rings, bride-bride cake toppers, matching More…

Designs for local bridge projects criticized
See bridges planned for two major Palm Springs roa…: Plans for Vista Chino and Ramon Road bridges were on display Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at a Palm Springs meeting. Some aspects of the bridge proposed for Vista Chino at the Whitewater Wash and More…

Grant Stein will represent US in Argentina
Grant Stein's entire summer revolves around water polo, and the Palm Desert High School senior will take his longest road trip when he heads to Argentina with the USA water polo youth national team. Stein is the only player from the desert to make the More…

Palm Springs anticipates surge of same-sex weddings | News – Home
Palm Springs might soon be a wedding mecca. At least that's what some local businesses think as the Supreme Court considers two same-sex marriage cases. More…

Palm Springs Launches New Destination Wedding Website – Yahoo
From Yahoo! News: PALM SPRINGS, Calif., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire- USNewswire/ — Palm Springs is one step closer for same-sex couples looking to tie More…

Bust a MOVE: Dance Competition Crowns National Champions
Champions will be crowned in several age group categories at the MOVE Productions National Finals July 5-10 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Courtesy of MOVE Productions. The noise level is about to increase at the Palm Springs Convention More…

Hot days bring cool restaurant deals in Palm Springs, Cathedral City
Finish with Tahitian vanilla cr?me brulee, nougat glace with citrus coulis, Belgian chocolate volcano with pistachio ice cream; or a trio of house-made sorbets. Le Vallauris, 385 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs. (760) 325-5059, www.levallauris.com More…

Anatomy of a Hotel Room: The Saguaro Palm Springs – Curbed
Photo courtesy of The Saguaro Palm Springs The Saguaro Palm Springs opened in Feb. 2012 as the sister to the Scottsdale, Ariz., hotel of the same name–saguaro (pronounced suh-warh-oh) is…
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Let the July 4 festivities begin
All fireworks stands sell state-approved 'Safe and Sane' fireworks. Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, and Riverside County prohibit any fireworks sales. / Desert Sun file More…

POWER Win in Walk-Off Fashion | Palm Springs POWER Baseball
Box Score. PALM SPRINGS – The POWER (15-1, 6-1) outlasted the High Desert Heat (4-7, 2-7) on Friday, winning in walk-off fashion for the second More…

Voters may be asked to decide if Palm Springs should tax pot dispensaries
The Palm Springs City Council is scheduled to discuss and vote Wednesday on placing a measure on the ballot that would allow the city to collect up to $15 for every $100 sold, said City Attorney Doug Holland. “We looked at what a number of other cities More…

Questions remain for gay couples after Supreme Court repeals DOMA
The fall of the Defense of Marriage Act allows gay married couples in Palm Springs and thousands of communities across the country to now be viewed through the same lens as straight couples when considering filing status for federal taxes, inheritance More…

HIV risk in Palm Springs area detailed in HARC report
They test at 25 different locations from Hemet to Blythe including their facilities, LGBT Community Center of the Desert in Palm Springs, and Martha's Village and Kitchen in Indio. They also have started to work with College of the Desert and Cal State More…

Explore Palm Springs: Chamberlin Building
Charles and Shophie Chamberlin arrived in Palm Springs in 1923. They came to Palm Springs at Sophie's doctor's orders, hoping the dry climate would cure her pneumonia. The warm, healing Palm Springs did it s magic, curing Sophie and the couple made More…

Voters may be asked to decide if Palm Springs should tax pot dispensaries
The Palm Springs City Council on Wednesday will discuss and vote on placing a ballot measure on the November ballot that would allow the city to collect up to $15 for every $100 sold, said City Attorney Doug Holland. PHOTOS: Palm Springs looks into pot More…

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