Palm Springs News for April 30th 2013

MAZEL TOV! Michael Jordan Gets Married In Front Of Over 2000 Guests
Apparently the wedding, which took place in Palm Springs, has taken over a week to set up in complete secrecy. Some of Michael’s old team mates and fellow NBA stars came out to the wedding including Patrick Ewing and Scottie Pippen. It was like a 90′s … More…

Palm Springs mulls hotel redo tax rebates
The city's previous incentive program that started in 2008 and ended in December was considered a success since it helped generate more than $180 million in hotel investments with The Ace Hotel and Swim Club, Saguaro Palm Springs, The Riviera, and More…

10 Places to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Las Casuelas Terraza in downtown Palm Springs will have live music, entertainment and giveaways while serving up authentic Mexican food starting at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Facebook. Cinco de Mayo honors the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at the More…

Michael N. Klein, Palm Beach County firefighter, arrested for disorderly
Police arrested a Palm Beach County firefighter/paramedic and nearly arrested a Palm Springs police officer following an incident at Johnny Longboats bar and restaurant in Riviera Beach Saturday. According to a probable cause affidavit, Riviera Beach … More…

Thermal breaks heat record, Palm Springs ties record — again
It hit 106 degrees in Palm Springs ??? the second weather measuring station in the Coachella Valley ??? as well. That tied the day’s record of 106 degrees, also set in 1959. The National Weather Service shows the temperature as dramatically warmer than … More…

Palm Springs to honor police, firefighters
The city's third annual Palm Springs Police and Fire Appreciation Luncheon will be Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Palm Springs Convention Center, hosted by Mayor Steve Pougnet and CBS Local 2's Brooke Beare. The event will highlight the achievements of More…

Pedal Pushers: Palm Springs Partners Market Four-Wheel Bicycle
Jim Powers. Cars were honking at Paul Harris. But it was a good thing. The Palm Springs entrepreneur was out on a Rhoades car, a four-wheel bicycle that is people-powered, doesn't require a mechanical IQ and capable of holding up to four occupants. More…

Assemblyman Manuel Perez Announces Candidacy for 4th District
PALM SPRINGS – The Democrats of the Desert are building momentum for the upcoming elections; that's because one of the seats up for grabs is the Supervisor of the 4th District. Today, the Democrats held their annual Activists Awards Luncheon where More…

Catch art every third Saturday in Palm Springs
Starting May 18, 2013 The Coachella Valley Art Scene along with Birba of Palm Springs, Qulture Qreative and Foundation 10 will be hosting Art of Kraft (A.O.K) an event happening every third Saturday of the month. ???A.O.K. (Art of Kraft) is a monthly … More…

Scorcher breaks a record
Email; Print; Share. LinkedIn; Tumblr; StumbleUpon; Reddit; Del.icio.us; Digg. A; A. 28 hot weather. Purchase Image. Dan Septak of Los Angeles found relief Sunday from the 106-degree day in Palm Springs with some ice cream. / Wade Byars/The Desert Sun More…

RM600mil Splash Park to be built on seafront land within Palm Springs
Palm Springs Development Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of listed developer, Tanco Holdings Bhd, will be developing Splash Park as a water theme park cum resort complex on 9.2ha land located within Palm Springs Resort City (PSRC), which itself encompasses More…

Rep. Raul Ruiz to make Tuesday appearance in Palm Desert
On Thursday at 10 a.m., Ruiz will address the Southern California Association of Governments at 74855 Country Club Drive in Palm Desert. At 11:30 a.m. that day, he will attend the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce's Police & Fire Appreciation Luncheon More…

Mike Fedderly takes two titles at Teaching Pro event
Fedderly, the tennis pro out of Thunderbird Country Club, beat good friend Glen Erickson of the Palm Springs Tennis Club 6-0, 6-1 to claim the singles title. In doubles, Fedderly and Erickson teamed to beat Randy Berg and Blake Wilcox 6-3, 6-1 to take More…

Michael Jordan Weds Longtime Girlfriend – RTTNews
The pair invited several hundred friends and family members to the private affair, which took place in Palm Springs, Florida on Sunday. USA Today reports a few of the couple's celebrity guests included Tiger Woods, Patrick Ewing, Spike Lee and Ahmad More…

Family reacts to Duran verdict
After about a week of deliberations, a jury has found a tribal member accused of killing a Palm Springs man, not guilty of premeditated murder. It’s been a long road, Candace Duran was first arrested nearly six years ago. Even though she will go to … More…

(Update) 'Kochtopus' spring retreat April 28-29 in Palm Springs
I posted last week about the fabulous "Kochtopus" Confab in Coachella (Palm Springs) going on right now. 'Kochtopus' spring retreat April 28-29 in Palm Springs. Mother Jones intercepted an email invite to the "billionaires caucus" retreat and wrote More…

V. Manuel P?rez to challenge for John Benoit's office
PALM SPRINGS — Assemblyman V. Manuel P?rez made it official on Sunday, and announced he will go after Supervisor John Benoit's 4th District seat in 2014. “I strongly believe we need a representative on our county board of supervisors … who can help More…

What Did Butch Pack for Dinah Vegas 2013? Too Much, Probably
I went to Dinah Vegas this past weekend. It's the Vegas version of the more traditional Dinah Shore Weekend in Palm Springs (which I wrote about a few weeks ago), but this one is sponsored by L.A.'s Girl Bar. It's another lesbian spring break More…

Stagecoach blazes with high temps, Jones tributes
by The (Palm Springs) Desert Sun, USA TODAY. USA Today. by The (Palm Springs) Desert Sun, USA TODAY. Filed Under. USA Today life ? USA Today music. INDIO, Calif. – The Blue Sky Riders feature Gary Burr, who has written 14 No. 1 hits, and Kenny More…

C-SPAN Will Document Palm Springs History, Literary Life
C-SPAN will be coming to Palm Springs for a week-long visit to record and feature the city's history and literary life. The cable channel is expected to arrive May 6. The stories will later be shown on non-fiction book channel BookTV (on C-SPAN2) and More…

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Palm Springs News for April 29th 2013

Stagecoach blazes with high temps, Jones tributes
by The (Palm Springs) Desert Sun, USA TODAY. USA Today. by The (Palm Springs) Desert Sun, USA TODAY. Filed Under. USA Today life ? USA Today music. INDIO, Calif. – The Blue Sky Riders feature Gary Burr, who has written 14 No. 1 hits, and Kenny More…

Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort | Encore RV Resort in California
Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort is an Encore RV Park in Cathedral City, California : magnificent views of mountains and desert at a Coachella Valley RV resort. More…

Assemblyman Manuel Perez Announces Candidacy for 4th District
PALM SPRINGS – The Democrats of the Desert are building momentum for the upcoming elections; that's because one of the seats up for grabs is the Supervisor of the 4th District. Today, the Democrats held their annual Activists Awards Luncheon where More…

Allene Arthur: Recording history before it slips away
Donna is compiling a history of her Palm Springs Country Club Golf Course, for which she has a lingering affection. She hates to see the once-lively course die without a decent burial. She will welcome any information, anecdotes, historical pictures or More…

'Forever Marilyn' gets 90-day extension to stay in Palm Springs
The "Forever Marilyn" sculpture that was slated to leave Palm Springs in June will stay put for the long, hot summer. The sculpture's stay has been extended 90 More…

Pedal Pushers: Palm Springs Partners Market Four-Wheel Bicycle
Jim Powers. Cars were honking at Paul Harris. But it was a good thing. The Palm Springs entrepreneur was out on a Rhoades car, a four-wheel bicycle that is people-powered, doesn't require a mechanical IQ and capable of holding up to four occupants. More…

Fans fill streets for Tachevah: A Palm Springs Block Party
“Strike up the band” — to the 10th power — rang true for an estimated 6,500 music lovers of all ages at the inaugural Tachevah: A Palm Springs Block Party, which was headlined by Passion Pit. The free, open-air concert was presented by PS Resorts, More…

Thumbs up: 24-hour swim is an inspiration
Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad completed a 24-hour swim at the Palm Springs Swim Center in honor of of the victims. Nyad has made news before for her endurance swims, most notably for her multiple attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida. Next month More…

The Do-Over! Ace Hotel, Palm Springs | Blog | Serato.com
The Do-Over! Ace Hotel, Palm Springs. Latest. The Do-Over! Ace Hotel, Palm Springs. Posted on 22 April, 2013. Subscribe More…

Liberace's Last Digs Restoring the Performer's Palm Springs Home
When Liberace's SpanishMexicancolonialstyle masterpiece on the corner of Belardo and Alejo Roads in Palm Springs changed hands a few years ago More…

Weather Forecast: Palm Springs, California – The Weather Network
Palm Springs, CA. Would you like to add this location to your favourites? season – Barbie Krushlucki – April 25, 2013 – 2. Getting ready for spring flood season More…

Douglas Galloway Selected For "Five Star Wealth Managers"
Douglas Galloway of Indian Wells, California, has been honored with a recognition by Palm Springs Life Magazine in its selection of "Five Star Wealth Managers." INDIAN WELLS, Calif., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Announcing a special More…

Desert Samaritans for Seniors assist with household chores
A; A. Robert Kuiak, 69, looks on as volunteers from Desert Samaritans clean his home in. Purchase Image. Robert Kuiak, 69, looks on as volunteers from Desert Samaritans clean his home in Palm Springs on Saturday. / Richard Lui/The Desert Sun. Written More…

Palm Springs hotels provide guests bicycles | The Desert Sun
If your idea of great hotel amenities are limited to room service or wireless Internet, you're missing out. More…

Unwanted medicine gets proper disposal
By noon the Palm Desert station had to close it doors when they reached their capacity to take in more drugs. Those arriving after noon were told to drop off their unwanted prescription drugs at the Palm Springs Police Station or the Sheriff's Station More…

Just back: Coachella weekend in Palm Springs – NYPOST.com
It seemed like every desirable hotel in the Palm Springs vicinity was booked to the rafters the second weekend in April. Extras weren't easily found, either. More…

Buy a ticket, palm Springs! – Wildfox inspiration for artists
Another Buy A Ticket, yay! For this one Janell and I went for one night to Palm Springs, it was amazing! See our other adventures and shop away at Lonelydot More…

Lady Antebellum: 'We are definitely really country' – USA Today
Marilyn Chung, The (Palm Springs) Desert Sun. Related storyFullscreen. Hillary Scott, left, Kelley and Haywood chat on their bus before their set. Marilyn Chung, The (Palm Springs) Desert Sun. Related storyFullscreen. Haywood signs a guitar backstage More…

Party encourages community to Meet the Museum
As the annual membership drive for the Palm Springs Art Museum, the event was first conceived in 2006 to encourage the LGBT community of Palm Springs to either join the museum for the first time or renew their membership. Along the way, it has become More…

House made of steel a first for Palm Springs
Dave McAdam (left) the home owner of the Desert 2 all steel house and noted architect Jim Jennings, designer of the steel house at the unveiling of the Palm Springs home Saturday April 27, 2013. / Wade Byars, The Desert Sun More…

Palm Springs News for April 28th 2013

'Behind the Candelabra's' High-Low Design Aesthetic
If anyone noticed a big run on Michelangelo's David statues in Vegas and Palm Springs, blame it on production designer Howard Cummings and set decorator Barbara Munch. They've been working on Steven Soderbergh's Liberace biopic, Behind the More…

Just back: Coachella weekend in Palm Springs – NYPOST.com
It seemed like every desirable hotel in the Palm Springs vicinity was booked to the rafters the second weekend in April. Extras weren't easily found, either. More…

Douglas Galloway Selected For "Five Star Wealth Managers"
Douglas Galloway of Indian Wells, California, has been honored with a recognition by Palm Springs Life Magazine in its selection of "Five Star Wealth Managers." INDIAN WELLS, Calif., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Announcing a special More…

Palm Springs hotels provide guests bicycles | The Desert Sun
If your idea of great hotel amenities are limited to room service or wireless Internet, you're missing out. More…

Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort | Encore RV Resort in California
Palm Springs Oasis RV Resort is an Encore RV Park in Cathedral City, California : magnificent views of mountains and desert at a Coachella Valley RV resort. More…

Thumbs up: 24-hour swim is an inspiration
Long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad completed a 24-hour swim at the Palm Springs Swim Center in honor of of the victims. Nyad has made news before for her endurance swims, most notably for her multiple attempts to swim from Cuba to Florida. Next month More…

Douglas Galloway Selected For "Five Star Wealth Managers"
Following the publication of Douglas Galloway's selection for Palm Springs Life Magazine's Five Star Wealth Managers list, American Registry seconded the honor and added Douglas Galloway to the "Registry of Business Excellence(TM)." An exclusive More…

Have room for 1 and or 2 leaving Monday from Palm Springs to
Hey festival goers, I'm leaving the Palm Springs area Monday around lunch time going back to Pomona/Diamond Bar area. I have room for one or two people for More…

Cult Film Actor Udo Kier's Palm Springs Abode
German cult film villain Udo Kier (Melancholia, Blade, Andy Warhol's Dracula) has one of the most unusual homes in Palm Springs, a conversion of the 1965 Francis F. Crocker Library, which was originally co-designed by Swiss-born modernist Albert Frey More…

Liberace's Last Digs Restoring the Performer's Palm Springs Home
When Liberace's SpanishMexicancolonialstyle masterpiece on the corner of Belardo and Alejo Roads in Palm Springs changed hands a few years ago More…

Movies and more planned for the 'Forever Marilyn' park in downtown Palm Springs
This year PS Resorts, the local group of hotels sponsoring events in the downtown park, will partner with Palm Springs International ShortFest with a short film screening before each Marilyn Monroe movie. Then on June 7, come out for ShortFest at More…

This Is What $14.5 Million Look Like
… 0 comments. Suzanne Somers knows how to live in the lap of luxury. The Three’s Company actress is opening her doors to potential buyers as she puts her spectacular Palm Springs, Calif., mansion up on the real estate mark for a whopping $14.5 million. More…

The Do-Over! Ace Hotel, Palm Springs | Blog | Serato.com
The Do-Over! Ace Hotel, Palm Springs. Latest. The Do-Over! Ace Hotel, Palm Springs. Posted on 22 April, 2013. Subscribe More…

Palm Springs hotels provide guests bicycles
The Alcazar Palm Springs, a small boutique hotel in Palm Springs' Uptown Design District, has six cruisers it lends to guests, said Robert Hunt, general manager, adding the hotel plans to add more when the city develops more bike lanes and other More…

Allene Arthur: Recording history before it slips away
Donna is compiling a history of her Palm Springs Country Club Golf Course, for which she has a lingering affection. She hates to see the once-lively course die without a decent burial. She will welcome any information, anecdotes, historical pictures or More…

Fans fill streets for Tachevah: A Palm Springs Block Party
“Strike up the band” — to the 10th power — rang true for an estimated 6,500 music lovers of all ages at the inaugural Tachevah: A Palm Springs Block Party, which was headlined by Passion Pit. The free, open-air concert was presented by PS Resorts, More…

Weather Forecast: Palm Springs, California – The Weather Network
Palm Springs, CA. Would you like to add this location to your favourites? season – Barbie Krushlucki – April 25, 2013 – 2. Getting ready for spring flood season More…

Foothill player, pitcher of year on College of the Desert
Palm Springs High School graduate and COD sophomore Karina Romero was selected as the conference player of the year after being recognized earlier this month by the school as the Female Scholar Athlete of the year. Romero played for a season at More…

Liberace's Last Digs: Restoring the Performer's Palm Springs Home
When Liberace's Spanish-Mexican-colonial-style masterpiece on the corner of Belardo and Alejo Roads in Palm Springs changed hands a few years ago, preservationists were up in arms about the extreme facelift being implemented by the new owner. More…

Parker Palm Springs Wedding from Candice Benjamin Photography
The Parker Palm Springs is high on the list of places I find myself day dreaming about on dreary New England days. I've had the pleasure of getting aquainted. More…

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Palm Springs News for April 27th 2013

Cult Film Actor Udo Kier's Palm Springs Abode
German cult film villain Udo Kier (Melancholia, Blade, Andy Warhol's Dracula) has one of the most unusual homes in Palm Springs, a conversion of the 1965 Francis F. Crocker Library, which was originally co-designed by Swiss-born modernist Albert Frey More…

Criminal charges filed against Palm Springs doctor
PALM SPRINGS — Criminal charges were filed today against a Palm Springs doctor accused of sexual battery against an 18-year-old female volunteer at the clinic where he worked. Daniel Glywn Walters, 66, faces five misdemeanor counts of sexual battery, More…

Native American Contractors group plans 1st Conference – CPA Practice Advisor
The Native American Contractors Association (NACA), has announced that it will hold its first annual conference in Palm Springs, California, at the Miramonte Hotel and Resort on November 11-13, 2013. The event will include a golf tournament at Indian More…

Liberace's Last Digs: Restoring the Performer's Palm Springs Home
When Liberace's Spanish-Mexican-colonial-style masterpiece on the corner of Belardo and Alejo Roads in Palm Springs changed hands a few years ago, preservationists were up in arms about the extreme facelift being implemented by the new owner. More…

PALM SPRINGS: Free films this summer at Annenberg Theater
FROM PALM SPRINGS- The Palm Springs Art Museum will offer free films in its Annenberg Theater every Thursday at 6 p.m. from June 6 through Sept. 19 (there is no film on July 4). The first ten films will be the 2013 Global Lens series of films More…

Beverly Hills Architect & Developer Partnership Yields Palm Springs Haven
THIS CENTURY MODERN–Beverly Hills-based Poon Design partnered with Beverly Hills-based Alta Verde Group to create the luxurious “Escena” in Palm Springs. The 130-home upscale complex, which completed phase one build-out this month, More…

Congressman and physician Raul Ruiz comes home to Palm
For the first time in 17 years, the Palm Springs area is not represented in Washington by Mary Bono Mack. She was the last Republican woman in California's More…

Cult Film Actor Udo Kier's Palm Springs Abode | Variety
German cult film villain Udo KierMelancholia Blade Andy Warhol's Dracula has one of the most unusual homes in Palm Springs a conversion of the 1965 Francis More…

'Behind the Candelabra's' High-Low Design Aesthetic
If anyone noticed a big run on Michelangelo's David statues in Vegas and Palm Springs, blame it on production designer Howard Cummings and set decorator Barbara Munch. They've been working on Steven Soderbergh's Liberace biopic, Behind the More…

Douglas Galloway Selected For "Five Star Wealth Managers"
Following the publication of Douglas Galloway's selection for Palm Springs Life Magazine's Five Star Wealth Managers list, American Registry seconded the honor and added Douglas Galloway to the "Registry of Business Excellence(TM)." An exclusive More…

Parker Palm Springs Wedding from Candice Benjamin Photography
The Parker Palm Springs is high on the list of places I find myself day dreaming about on dreary New England days. I've had the pleasure of getting aquainted. More…

Eatery serves up authentic French cuisine
Parisians Charlotte and Rafael Farsy have brought the taste of Paris' urban fast food to the sidewalks of Palm Springs with their new eatery, L'Atelier Deli, at 129 La Plaza. / Pamela Bieri/Special to MyDesert More…

Movies and more planned for the 'Forever Marilyn' park in downtown Palm Springs
This year PS Resorts, the local group of hotels sponsoring events in the downtown park, will partner with Palm Springs International ShortFest with a short film screening before each Marilyn Monroe movie. Then on June 7, come out for ShortFest at More…

Palm Springs Real Estate Tips For Canadian Buyers
The combination of drastically reduced home prices in the Palm Springs area, a strong Canadian Dollar in relation to the US Dollar, and low interest rate financing options seems to have created the perfect storm. And this particular storm offers warm More…

The Cool Kid's Guide to Stagecoach
Or if new country is more your thing, look elegant in styles from Raymond | Lawrence (830 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-322-3344) or Wil Stiles (875 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-327-9764). Strut your stuff like one of Nashville … More…

Gay Rodeo promises a 'Hot' time in Palm Springs, Cathedral City
“The audience has grown each year as Hot Rodeo grows in popularity,” says Jeff Rosenberg, secretary of IGRA's Greater Palm Springs Rodeo Chapter. “In the past, we've had over 5,000 fans in the stands. The attendees are a mixed group, from lifelong More…

Suzanne Somers' mountaintop estate lists for $14.5M
The 66-year-old former “Three’s Company” star has listed her 10,000-square-foot Palm Springs, Calif., home for $14.5 million, a steep price that nonetheless includes some very private luxuries. For starters, the home literally sits on top of a mountain … More…

Have room for 1 and or 2 leaving Monday from Palm Springs to
Hey festival goers, I'm leaving the Palm Springs area Monday around lunch time going back to Pomona/Diamond Bar area. I have room for one or two people for More…

Palm Springs hotels provide guests bicycles
The Alcazar Palm Springs, a small boutique hotel in Palm Springs' Uptown Design District, has six cruisers it lends to guests, said Robert Hunt, general manager, adding the hotel plans to add more when the city develops more bike lanes and other More…

Indians girls swim to DVL title
PALM SPRINGS — The Palm Springs High School girls' swimming squad won its fourth consecutive Desert Valley League title Thursday after a 124-46 victory over Cathedral City. The Indians went undefeated at 6-0 in league play. “The girls put in a lot of More…

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Palm Springs News for April 26th 2013

The Native American Contractors Association Announces its 1st Annual B2B
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The Native American Contractors Association (NACA), announced today that it will hold its first annual conference in Palm Springs, California at the Miramonte Hotel and Resort on November 11-13 More…

Marilyn extends stay in PS through August
A drone films 'Forever Marilyn' statue: As "Forever Marilyn" prepares to leave Palm Springs, the Desert Sun's video and photo crew have some fun with a newly acquired drone. A drone films 'Forever Marilyn' statue. Forever Marilyn statue assembled in More…

Suzanne Somers Lists Palm Springs Home for $14.5 Million
Few homes are private enough for a deckside soaking tub. Actress and spokeswoman Suzanne Somers' Palm Springs home sits atop a mountain, surrounded by 73 acres. On one of the many patios, a clawfoot tub sits surrounded by rocky outcrops, a gift, More…

'Forever Marilyn' extending her stay in Palm Springs
The sculpture was scheduled to remain in Palm Springs through June, but an arrangement made with the sculpture’s owner will allow it to stay in Palm Springs until early September, according to P.S. Resorts, which organized and helped fund the … More…

The Cool Kid's Guide to Stagecoach
Or if new country is more your thing, look elegant in styles from Raymond | Lawrence (830 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-322-3344) or Wil Stiles (875 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, 760-327-9764). Strut your stuff like one of Nashville … More…

Palm Springs RV Camping | Thousand Trails RV Camp in California
Palm Springs RV Camping is a Thousand Trails RV Campground in Palm Desert, California: winter vacations & a golfer's paradise at Coachella Valley RV More…

Palm Springs Real Estate Tips For Canadian Buyers
The combination of drastically reduced home prices in the Palm Springs area, a strong Canadian Dollar in relation to the US Dollar, and low interest rate financing options seems to have created the perfect storm. And this particular storm offers warm More…

BWW Reviews: The Denver Center Presents a Riveting Family Intensity with
When a daughter returns to Palm Springs for a Christmas gathering after writing a tell-all book about a family secret, parents and family suddenly scramble with an issue they'd rather not discuss. Secrets and lies unravel making each character more More…

Put The Pedals To The Pavement To See Palm Springs & Stay Fit
Pedaling your way through our Desert paradise is an excellent way to see Palm Springs on your next visit, while also providing you with a great physical activity More…

Forever Marilyn Sculpture Extends Stay Thru Summer
The Forever Marilyn sculpture will be extending its stay in Palm Springs throughout the summer. The new departure date is now scheduled for early September. “We are thrilled to have Forever Marilyn with us all summer long,” said Aftab Dada, chairman of More…

Indians girls swim to DVL title
PALM SPRINGS — The Palm Springs High School girls' swimming squad won its fourth consecutive Desert Valley League title Thursday after a 124-46 victory over Cathedral City. The Indians went undefeated at 6-0 in league play. “The girls put in a lot of More…

Palm Springs Hotel Recommendations early June? – Palm Springs
My husband and I are taking our well-traveled 7-year old to Palm Springs for two or three nights in early June. We have some side trips planned but need a More…

Small Business Leader: Kelly Smallridge
Born and raised in Palm Springs, her passion and deep roots in the community shows in her commitment to her job: Smallridge has worked for the county's economic development agency for nearly 25 years – the last eight as CEO and president. Along the More…

Spring Concert Speaks to Individuality, Personal Discovery
Members of the Palm Springs Gay Men's Chorus relax and enjoy a rehearsal April 23 for this weekend's "Born This Way" spring concert at Palm Springs High School's auditorium. Michelle Roe. Music has always spoken to Robert Seeley. But even the artistic More…

Gay Rodeo promises a 'Hot' time in Palm Springs, Cathedral City
“The audience has grown each year as Hot Rodeo grows in popularity,” says Jeff Rosenberg, secretary of IGRA's Greater Palm Springs Rodeo Chapter. “In the past, we've had over 5,000 fans in the stands. The attendees are a mixed group, from lifelong More…

Congressman and physician Raul Ruiz comes home to Palm
For the first time in 17 years, the Palm Springs area is not represented in Washington by Mary Bono Mack. She was the last Republican woman in California's More…

Eatery serves up authentic French cuisine
Parisians Charlotte and Rafael Farsy have brought the taste of Paris' urban fast food to the sidewalks of Palm Springs with their new eatery, L'Atelier Deli, at 129 La Plaza. / Pamela Bieri/Special to MyDesert More…

Palm Springs architecture, natural scenery impress
Here in California's Coachella Valley, mountains rise in every direction, each slope displaying its own raiment: ruffled sienna velour, tufted moss-green corduroy, shirred burgundy seersucker, shimmery pewter and bronze brocade. Originally built in the More…

Palm Springs road opened after wind prompts closure
The road was closed in both directions at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and reopened about 7:30 a.m., Palm Springs police Sgt. Harvey Reed said. The Coachella Valley is under a wind advisory until 10 p.m. Winds of 20 to 30, with gusts reaching 55 mph, were … More…

Gene Autry Trail reopens after wind closure
PALM SPRINGS — Police reopened Gene Autry Trail between Interstate 10 and Via Escuela on Thursday after it was closed overnight due to high winds. Indian Canyon Drive and Vista Chino remained open at their wash crossings Thursday morning. Gusty More…

Palm Springs News for April 25th 2013

Best Weekend Getaway From Los Angeles Palm Springs Forbes
The Best Weekend Getaway From Los Angeles: Palm Springs.

Daily Deal Time to say goodbye to Marilyn Monroe in Palm Springs
" Forever Marilyn " fans, it's time to say goodbye.

Fewer Delays at Palm Springs International
PALM SPRINGS – Air traffic flowed smoothly in and out of Palm Springs International Airport on Tuesday; after air traffic control issues slowed passengers nationwide a day earlier. Monday's delays, which were reported as affecting up to 43% of flights

Movie Colony Hotel – Palm Springs, CA – SniqueAway
572 North Indian Cyn., Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs. Viceroy Palm Springs The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel. 1800 East Palm Canyon

Mold mess: Contaminated condo leads to long ordeal
A water leak in the vacant condominium next door had soaked through the wall and infiltrated her Palm Springs home, bringing with it mold that grew on her clothes, carpets and furniture. She eventually moved out, waiting for the problem to be fixed

Palm Springs surge turned back by Aztecs
Palm Springs was coming off a come-from-behind victory against Coachella Valley in which the Indians won it in the bottom of the seventh inning. So, against the Aztecs, the Indians got behind their fans and tried to ride that momentum. The Indians

Coachella from an Air-Conditioned Distance
The mid-April weather in Palm Springs is just on the cusp of being too hot to go antiquing in adjacent Cathedral City for more than a couple hours. My wife and I were experiencing what we referred to as ?EURoegrown-up Coachella?EUR during the music fest?

"Dining Out for Life" Raises Money for HIV and AIDS
PALM SPRINGS – More than 50 cities across the country will participate in "Dining out for Life", including Palm Springs. The event will help raise money for HIV and AIDS. In all, the one day dining fundraiser raises more than $4 million for local AIDS

Brody Kato's booming bat lifts Aztecs
PALM SPRINGS — It was the Brody Kato Show Tuesday as the Palm Desert High School baseball team utilized one of its many weapons to beat Palm Springs 8-2. The Aztecs opened up against the Indians with a big, four-run first inning spearheaded by a

Gene Autry Trail closed due to high winds
Palm Springs police have shut down Gene Autry Trail between Interstate 10 and Via Escuela due to high winds. Authorities do not know how long the closure will last. Gusty, 35-mph winds were making their way into the Coachella Valley on Wednesday night,

Urbano Rosas charged with sexual assault, stands trial
INDIO — A 28-year-old Escondido man was ordered Tuesday to stand trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a male acquaintance in Palm Springs. Urbano Ricardo Rosas is charged with two counts of oral copulation by force and one count each of sodomy by

The Palm Springs Modern Committee to Celebrate an Exclusive Unveiling of a
DESERT2, the spectacular all pre-fabricated steel home designed by Jim Jennings will be opened to Palm Springs Modern Committee members, supporters and friends with a reception on Saturday April 27, 2013 from 6-8 pm. Cocktails and light fare will be

Dehydrated hiker rescued in Palm Springs
Emergency crews were busy in Palm Springs Tuesday after a group of hikers phone 9-1-1 for help. According to Palm Springs Police, at approximately 1:06 PM, they received a call rom four hikers, one of which was dehydrated. The hikers called from Dunn

The NYAD 48-Hour Times Square Swim for Hurricane Sandy Relief
But my friend Peg McCloud, who organized the entire event with the Director of the Palm Springs Parks & Rec Dept, Vicki Oltean, busted out fliers and local media buzz… and the Palm Springs swimmers showed up, big time!! Literally every minute of the …

Palm Springs food bank to stay in place for a year
PALM SPRINGS — A food bank that has raised the ire of some residents and business owners over loitering and parking will stay put for at least another year until a permanent location is ready. A status update on the food bank at 610 S. Belardo Road,

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards From Palm Springs: LAist
Ah, the SoCal desert playground of Palm Springs. Bright flowers, big mountains, shopping, swimming pools, golf courses and relaxation under the blazing sun.

Trio bring star power, will dish Hollywood secrets at Nov. 15 event
This evening benefits the AIDS Assistance Program (AAP) in Palm Springs, and will include hors d’oeuvres, drinks and dinner courtesy of Brad and Lynne Toles of Savoury’s Catering. The event will take place in Rancho Mirage at the Waterford estate of …

Hiker rescued from Palm Springs trail
A dehydrated hiker was rescued from a Palm Springs trail today, a police spokesman said. A group of four hikers contacted police shortly after 1 p.m. from Dunn Road, about two miles above the 4700 block of East Palm Canyon Drive, after one of them

Hiker Rescued from Trail Near Tramway
article[new_asset_attachment_attributes][user_id]. new_asset_attachment_attributes. Cabazon sheriff's officials helped rescue a dehydrated hiker who was ultimately airlifted from a trail near the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, a sheriff's sergeant said

Candace Duran murder case closes on self defense argument
INDIO — Candace Duran stabbed a man to death in her Palm Springs home five years ago. The question jurors need to decide, attorneys argued Tuesday in the closing statements of her murder trial, is why she killed Howard Villanueva. Defense attorney

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Palm Springs News for April 24th 2013

Dehydrated hiker rescued in Palm Springs
Emergency crews were busy in Palm Springs Tuesday after a group of hikers phone 9-1-1 for help. According to Palm Springs Police, at approximately 1:06 PM, they received a call rom four hikers, one of which was dehydrated. The hikers called from Dunn

Hiker Rescued from Trail Near Tramway
article[new_asset_attachment_attributes][user_id]. new_asset_attachment_attributes. Cabazon sheriff's officials helped rescue a dehydrated hiker who was ultimately airlifted from a trail near the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, a sheriff's sergeant said

Dehydrated hiker on Palm Springs trail taken to hospital
Dehydrated hikers rescued from Palm Springs trail: At 1:10 p.m., officials were called to the trail behind Rimrock Shopping Center at East Palm Canyon Drive and Gene Autry Trail. Two were able to walk away on their own while the other two hikers

Hilton Palm Springs Resort – TripAdvisor
Hilton Palm Springs Resort: Always better in Palm Springs – See 309 traveler reviews, 97 candid photos, and great deals for Palm Springs, CA, at TripAdvisor.

Hiker rescued from Palm Springs trail
A dehydrated hiker was rescued from a Palm Springs trail today, a police spokesman said. A group of four hikers contacted police shortly after 1 p.m. from Dunn Road, about two miles above the 4700 block of East Palm Canyon Drive, after one of them

Palm Springs celebrates 75 years | The Desert Sun | mydesert.com
Thousands of people converged Saturday for Palm Springs' 75th birthday celebration, which, of course, took place on a golf course in gorgeous weather.

Suzanne Somers' Palm Springs Home Listed for $14.5 Million
Celebrity Real Estate in Photos. Previous ?? Next. Ex-Baseball Star Lists Home. Actress and spokeswoman Suzanne Somers has listed her Palm Springs home for $14.5 million, which sits atop a mountain and is surrounded by 73 acres. It has a clawfoot tub on …

Cheerleaders Episode 14: The Palm Springs Curse – YouTube

Movie Colony Hotel – Palm Springs, CA – SniqueAway
572 North Indian Cyn., Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs. Viceroy Palm Springs The Saguaro Palm Springs, a Joie de Vivre Hotel. 1800 East Palm Canyon

Palm Springs surge turned back by Aztecs
Palm Springs was coming off a come-from-behind victory against Coachella Valley in which the Indians won it in the bottom of the seventh inning. So, against the Aztecs, the Indians got behind their fans and tried to ride that momentum. The Indians

Palm Springs: Prosecutor claims woman killed handyman intentionally, not in
Palm Springs woman attacked her handyman and stabbed him to death intentionally, and was not acting in self-defense, a prosecutor told jurors today. (Flickr/DonkeyHotey). Candace Rochelle Duran, 24, is accused of killing Howard Villanueva on Sept.

Fewer Delays at Palm Springs International
PALM SPRINGS – Air traffic flowed smoothly in and out of Palm Springs International Airport on Tuesday; after air traffic control issues slowed passengers nationwide a day earlier. Monday's delays, which were reported as affecting up to 43% of flights

Ryan Woll to be Palm Springs High School's new principal
Ryan Woll, Assistant Principal at Cathedral City High School, receives a check for $200 from Wanda Grant, Food Services Director, for his second place place finish in the Palm Springs Unified School District weight-loss contest 'Lighten Up'. Woll lost

Suzanne Somers' Palm Springs Home Listed for $14.5 Million
Actress and spokeswoman Suzanne Somers has listed her Palm Springs home for $14.5 million, which sits atop a mountain and is surrounded by 73 acres. It has a clawfoot tub on a deck with views of the desert. The estate, which has guest houses, …

Lazarus: A roadblock to collecting travel insurance benefits
Barbara Butkus bought an airline ticket in November to fly from Palm Springs to Washington, D.C., a month later for a family reunion. Just to be on the safe side, Butkus, 80, also bought travel insurance while booking her flight through Orbitz, the …

Daily Deal Time to say goodbye to Marilyn Monroe in Palm Springs
" Forever Marilyn " fans, it's time to say goodbye.

Dehydrated hiker airlifted to safety near Palm Springs tram
A dehydrated hiker was airlifted from a trail near the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, a sheriff’s sergeant said today. (Flickr/Andrew Petro). John Cardenas of Indio called for help Sunday night from the ???Cactus to Clouds??? trail saying he was ???out of …

LGBT Community Center of the Desert names new executive director
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — The LGBT Community Center of the Desert has named Gary Costa as its new executive director. Costa has served as The Center’s interim executive director since November 2012. A nationwide search for the position was conducted …

Wish You Were Here: Vintage Postcards From Palm Springs: LAist
Ah, the SoCal desert playground of Palm Springs. Bright flowers, big mountains, shopping, swimming pools, golf courses and relaxation under the blazing sun.

WWII planes stop by Palm Springs in Wings of Freedom Tour
The last Liberator: A B-24J World War II -era heavy bomber is displayed on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 during the Wings of Freedom warbird tour stop at Atlantic Aviation in Palm Springs. The aircraft, known by the nickname Witchcraft, is the only one of

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Palm Springs News for April 23rd 2013

Seminole deputies shoot, kill armed man at storage facility
Investigators said Michael Everett Morgan had a rifle and fired shots at them at the facility on State Road 434 and Palm Springs Drive. Police said the Morgan’s estranged wife had an injunction against him, so when he showed up at her house, deputies …

PALM SPRINGS: Heat, dehydration overcome weekend hikers
For the second time in two days heat and dehydration overcame hikers on mountain trails in the Palm Springs area requiring helicopter crews to rescue them. On Saturday afternoon four hikers were rescued on Skyline Trail and on Sunday evening, April 21, …

'Wings of Freedom' Warbirds landing in Palm Springs today
“Witchcraft,” a B-24J Liberator, is displayed by The Collings Foundation in Bremerton, Wash. June 19, 2012. Witchcraft, a P-51C, and B-17 will be in Palm Springs Monday, April 22 until Wednesday, April 24 offering walk-through tours and rides. (Photo …

Trails in Palm Springs – Mtbr Forums
Im heading to Palm Springs this coming Memorial Weekend and was wondering if you guys had any input on the trails out there that I should ride? Thanks.

Lucrative 'business': Lovebirds bandits make $90000 in 6 months stealing baby
Date night for the couple meant a jaunt to a Palm Springs Walmart, where they attempted to run off with two dozen cans of formula. On Thursday morning, Barbour, 32, and her fiance Martin, 31, placed the cans in their infant son's baby stroller and

Palm Springs police come to the aid of dehydrated hikers
Palm Springs police received a call at 3:20 p.m. Saturday from a pair of hikers who reported they were dehydrated and exhausted during a two-hour trek through the arduous trail. A helicopter crew spotted two more hikers on the trail, and they were also

TriZetto's Upcoming 2013 Healthcare Conference Brings Together Payers and
Scheduled for May 19-22 in Palm Springs, Calif., TriZetto's program will expose industry executives to new and innovative ideas, workshops and solutions designed to help simplify healthcare for everyone. "The roles of healthcare organizations are

Palm Springs 75th Birthday Celebration Boosts Home Demand by
Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has announced today that Palm Springs area home sales will receive a big benefit from the April 20, 2013

Toyota teases updated 2014 4Runner ahead of debut at 2013 Stagecoach
Toyota has officially announced that the 4Runner SUV will be getting a visual update for the 2014 model year with the 2013 Stagecoach Music Festival being the stage for the debut just outside Palm Springs in California. It marks the brand’s first-ever …

Couple netted $90000 in just 6 months on full time baby formula theft binge
The couple from Palm Springs would bring their 9-month old baby along to help with the shoplifting spree. Placing the cans under the blankets in their son’s stroller, Barbour, 32, and her fiance Martin, 31, would stock up on between 15 and 24 of the …

Suggest an Interesting Place to Explore between San Diego and
After having spent several days in San Diego we will be driving to Palm Springs and are looking for a place to explore while on the road. For example, last time

Cigars, Wine, Beer and Comfort: Fame Lounge Offers Downtown Palm Springs a
Among the chic desert shops and restaurants of downtown Palm Springs, and mere steps from the Sonny Bono fountain, is an oasis for cigar-smokers, wine-enthusiasts and craft-beer-lovers alike. The unassuming Fame Lounge attracts tourists, locals and a

Abel, McCallister Create Design Magic
Last weekend's Palm Springs 75th anniversary bash at the historic O'Donnell Country Club was orchestrated by Abel McCallister Designs. Within the last few months, they acquired the Party Store on Indian Canyon Drive in Palm Springs. Their store on Palm

Revival of musical 'Pippin' up for 11 Outer Critics Circle Awards
Revival of musical 'Pippin' up for 11 Outer Critics Circle Awards. |. | ? Tweet. Actor Tom Hanks arrives for the 23rd annual Palm Springs International Film Festival awards gala in Palm Springs, California on January 7, 2012. UPI/Jim Ruymen. License

Air traffic furloughs delay flights at Palm Springs airport
PALM SPRINGS — About 40 percent of arriving flights in Palm Springs were late today, as were about 30 percent of departures, because of the furloughing of air traffic controllers under federal budget sequestration. Those figures from flightview.com

Earth Day: TD touts sustainable investments
Getty Images/Getty Images – PALM SPRINGS, CA – MARCH 27: Giant wind turbines are powered by strong winds in front of solar panels on March 27, 2013 in …more Palm Springs, California. According to reports, California continues to lead the nation in

Seminole County sheriff's deputies shoot, kill man in standoff
The shooting took place Monday morning at Sure Save USA Self Storage at 1170 W. State Road 434 near Palm Springs Drive. According to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, the man was involved in an argument with his wife earlier in the day, grabbed a …

PALM SPRINGS Helicopter crew rescues heatstricken hikers | Local
Incident demonstrates the need for outdoors enthusiasts to carry plenty of water and a cellphone with a charged battery, police say.

Dehydrated hiker airlifted from mountain trailhead
A dehydrated hiker was airlifted Sunday night from the Cactus to Clouds trailhead near the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, sheriff's officials said. John Cardenas of Indio used his cell phone to call the sheriff's department at 6 p.m. for help because he

Koch brothers conference returning to Palm Springs area
Officials at Wichita, Kan.-based Koch Industries did not immediately respond to Desert Sun requests for comment. This would be the 10th time the Kochs have hosted the desert event, tending to favor hotels in Palm Springs, Indian Wells and Rancho Mirage.

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Palm Springs News for April 22nd 2013

At Coachella with Divine Fits' Dan Boeckner
Divine Fits frontman Dan Boeckner likens playing a festival like the infamous Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival outside of Palm Springs, Calif., to “being dropped in the middle of the jungle with no supplies and a rabid tiger at your back …

PALM SPRINGS: Heat, dehydration overcome weekend hikers
For the second time in two days heat and dehydration overcame hikers on mountain trails in the Palm Springs area requiring helicopter crews to rescue them. On Saturday afternoon four hikers were rescued on Skyline Trail and on Sunday evening, April 21, …

Coachella Round 2: Hot and heavy on the rock
by The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun. USA Today. by The (Palm Springs, Calif.) Desert Sun. Filed Under. USA Today life ? USA Today music ? USAT-LIFE-MUSICname. INDIO, Calif. – Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival's second take proved light on

Suggest an Interesting Place to Explore between San Diego and
After having spent several days in San Diego we will be driving to Palm Springs and are looking for a place to explore while on the road. For example, last time

Lucrative 'business': Lovebirds bandits make $90000 in 6 months stealing baby
Date night for the couple meant a jaunt to a Palm Springs Walmart, where they attempted to run off with two dozen cans of formula. On Thursday morning, Barbour, 32, and her fiance Martin, 31, placed the cans in their infant son's baby stroller and

Revival of musical 'Pippin' up for 11 Outer Critics Circle Awards
Revival of musical 'Pippin' up for 11 Outer Critics Circle Awards. |. | ? Tweet. Actor Tom Hanks arrives for the 23rd annual Palm Springs International Film Festival awards gala in Palm Springs, California on January 7, 2012. UPI/Jim Ruymen. License

2012 MaxPreps Holiday Classic featured 7 eventual state and section champs
2012 MaxPreps Holiday Classic featured 7 eventual state and section champs. After a trip to Palm Springs after Christmas, Fort Bend Travis, Miller Grove and Rainier Beach returned to their respective states and won state titles. Find us on Facebook

'Wings of Freedom' Warbirds landing in Palm Springs today
“Witchcraft,” a B-24J Liberator, is displayed by The Collings Foundation in Bremerton, Wash. June 19, 2012. Witchcraft, a P-51C, and B-17 will be in Palm Springs Monday, April 22 until Wednesday, April 24 offering walk-through tours and rides. (Photo …

Palm Springs 75th Birthday Celebration Boosts Home Demand by
Brad Schmett of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams has announced today that Palm Springs area home sales will receive a big benefit from the April 20, 2013

PALM SPRINGS Helicopter crew rescues heatstricken hikers | Local
Incident demonstrates the need for outdoors enthusiasts to carry plenty of water and a cellphone with a charged battery, police say.

Couple netted $90000 in just 6 months on full time baby formula theft binge
The couple from Palm Springs would bring their 9-month old baby along to help with the shoplifting spree. Placing the cans under the blankets in their son’s stroller, Barbour, 32, and her fiance Martin, 31, would stock up on between 15 and 24 of the …

Canadians should be welcomed more than 180 days a year
As a Palm Springs attorney focusing on international tax, estate and business issues, my Canadian clients often repeat to me a similar theme: We would love to stay in the U.S. longer. Under current U.S. immigration law, Canadians can generally stay in

Palm Springs police come to the aid of dehydrated hikers
Palm Springs police received a call at 3:20 p.m. Saturday from a pair of hikers who reported they were dehydrated and exhausted during a two-hour trek through the arduous trail. A helicopter crew spotted two more hikers on the trail, and they were also

PALM SPRINGS: Helicopter crew rescues 3 heat-stricken hikers
Climbing temperatures badly dehydrated four desert hikers, three of whom required helicopter rescues, say Palm Springs police who are using the incident as a lesson to other outdoor enthusiasts. ???With rising temperatures, the risk of hiking in these …

Toyota teases updated 2014 4Runner ahead of debut at 2013 Stagecoach
Toyota has officially announced that the 4Runner SUV will be getting a visual update for the 2014 model year with the 2013 Stagecoach Music Festival being the stage for the debut just outside Palm Springs in California. It marks the brand’s first-ever …

Trails in Palm Springs – Mtbr Forums
Im heading to Palm Springs this coming Memorial Weekend and was wondering if you guys had any input on the trails out there that I should ride? Thanks.

Earth Day: TD touts sustainable investments
Getty Images/Getty Images – PALM SPRINGS, CA – MARCH 27: Giant wind turbines are powered by strong winds in front of solar panels on March 27, 2013 in …more Palm Springs, California. According to reports, California continues to lead the nation in

Diana Nyad honors bombing victims
PALM SPRINGS — Long distance swimmer Diana Nyad completed a 24-hour swim at the Palm Springs Swim Center on Sunday, in honor of the victims of the Boston bombings. The swim, which began at 6 p.m. Saturday was in preparation for a 48-hour

TriZetto's Upcoming 2013 Healthcare Conference Brings Together Payers and
Scheduled for May 19-22 in Palm Springs, Calif., TriZetto's program will expose industry executives to new and innovative ideas, workshops and solutions designed to help simplify healthcare for everyone. "The roles of healthcare organizations are

Seminole County sheriff's deputies shoot, kill man in standoff
The shooting took place Monday morning at Sure Save USA Self Storage at 1170 W. State Road 434 near Palm Springs Drive. According to the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, the man was involved in an argument with his wife earlier in the day, grabbed a …

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