Palm Springs News for June 29th 2013

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…

10 Things to Know for Today
He grew up just outside Palm Springs, Calif. On Friday, he returned to his desert roots, leaving his home near Los Angeles and driving to the…More >>. Associated Press photographer Chris Carlson is no stranger to heat. He grew up just outside Palm More…

AP Photographer Describes 128-Degree Heat
AP Photographer Describes 128-Degree Heat. By CHRIS CARLSON Associated Press. FURNACE CREEK, Calif. June 29, 2013 (AP). Share. 0. Associated Press photographer Chris Carlson is no stranger to heat. He grew up just outside Palm Springs, Calif. 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…

Palm Springs heat wave has valley trying to keep cool
Palm Springs and Thermal both reached 115 degrees shortly before 1 p.m. Friday, and by the time the next hourly reading was taken, temperatures at both ends of the Coachella Valley remained steady at that mark — three degrees shy of the day's record More…

Palm Springs Designer Helps Aging Stay in the Home
“Sustainable environments should support the quality of life,” says Palm Springs designer Michael A. Thomas, of Design Pure + Simple and The Design Collective Group (pictured below). “I create spaces that help people maintain an independence.”. More…

Special to Calbuzz
PALM SPRINGS — The only people happier than gay and lesbian couples in California today are the hotel owners, caterers and wedding planners in popular gay tourist destinations like Palm Springs. Some $166 million dollars will be spent on gay and More…

Police end standoff, man thought to be barricaded in unit wasn't
Suspect engages Palm Springs police in standoff: A man with a warrant for his arrest engaged Palm Springs police un a standoff off Calle Segundo and Alejo Road. Written by. Desert Sun staff report. Filed Under. Local ? Crime. Palm Springs police closed More…

"Auto-Baked" Cookies, Reporter In Palm Springs Bake Cookies In Her Car
Well, a Gannett Reporter for the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, took advantage of the Western heat wave Thursday to bake cookies for her newsroom colleagues. Beth Roessner didn't bake them at home or in the breakroom oven at work…these cookies were More…

Police action occurring at Palm Springs residential complex
Palm Springs police vehicles line the roadway outside the St. Tropez Villas in Palm Springs during some kind of police action taking place at the complex Friday afternoon. / Colin Atagi/The Desert Sun 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…

Ryan Harper pitches Palm Springs Power to easy win
Palm Springs Power first baseman Reagan Fowler tags out Danny Vicari of the Casa Grande Cotton Kings on Friday in Palm Springs. The Power won 8-1 to improve to 21-2. / Richard Lui/The Desert Sun 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…

Best of the Best honors Palm Springs-area hospitality workers
Kathy Carr, tour coordinator for Sunnylands Center and Gardens in Rancho Mirage walks down the stage Tuesday night at the Palm Springs Convention Center. She was nominated as Attractions Employee of the Year for the Best of the Best Golden Palm More…

Southern California Earthquake Today 2013 Strikes Palm Springs
LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Southern California earthquake today 2013 has just struck Palm Springs. The Southern California earthquake today June 28, 2013 began moments ago near Anza and southwest of Palm Springs. No reports of damage have yet More…

How Hot Was It Today? 109 in Palm Desert, 108 in Palm Springs
Palm Desert hit 109 and Palm Springs registered 108, according to a 4 p.m. National Weather Service update. Further west, the high in Beaumont through 4 p.m. June 27 was 100, and the high in Cabazon was 102, Mark Moede of the National Weather More…

Palm Springs: A Society Round-up
A performance by Lesley Gore (she just finished her second successful season with The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies) opened a floodgate of midcentury memories for guests. Lesley, known for her 1960s hits “It's My Party” and “You Don't Own Me,” is Jean More…

How to beat the heat in the Palm Springs area
Temperatures in Palm Springs pushed past 90 degrees before 8 a.m. Friday and could top out at 120 by the afternoon. Here's our desert heat survival guide: How hot will it be in Palm Springs today? Desert Sun reporter Denise Goolsby has the forecast, an 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…

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…

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