Palm Springs News for May 31st 2013

Why You Might Actually Want to Try Palm Springs Restaurant Week
Palm Springs is many things to many people, but a bastion of fine eats is not one of them. Recently, though, restaurants like the ultramodern Workshop and the frisky farm-to-table spot Cheeky's have had us looking forward to mealtime as much as pool time. More…

Palm Springs Cool: Find Those Hot Weather Deals
Well, several deals are going into effect in Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage and Palm Desert and its environs. The Ace Hotel is throwing in a $25 spa credit and “a bucket of beer” starting on May 31 (yep, that’s how it is described: “a bucket of beer … More…

Palm Springs: The Annual Ice Cream Social
When 180 Desert residents received an invitation from Phyliss Mintz Eisenberg to attend her annual end-of-season ice cream social, they weren’t just RSVPing to a simple gathering of friends at Beach Yogurt in Palm Desert. At this year’s gathering April … More…

Sink your teeth into Palm Springs Restaurant Week
PALM SPRINGS — This year's Palm Springs Restaurant Week, May 31-June 16, has expanded to 2 1/2 weeks to accommodate the growing number of restaurants, hotels and attractions that participate, according to Kim Crandal, Restaurant Week executive More…

Mary Bono Mack decides to keep Palm Springs home
Former Rep. Mary Bono Mack has pulled her south Palm Springs home off the market. The five bedroom, five-and-a-half bathroom home was listed at $1.275 million as recently as Friday, when Bono Mack and Florida Rep. Connie Mack announced they were More…

Knitting leggings for Forever Marilyn in Palm Springs
Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet is proclaiming the day as “Celebrate Knitting Day,” and everyone invited to the feet of Marilyn to, well, knit. It's the second time this year that Forever Marilyn has been “yarn bombed,” though the knitting was quickly More…

A World of Cool Possibilities
The shop itself has a retro vibe and features yellow vinyl-covered chairs, bright colors on the walls and ceiling, and classic black and white photographs of past Palm Springs regulars such as Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, and Dean Martin. We settle in at a More…

New Entertainment Company – Troupe Productions, LLC, Opens in Palm Springs
New multi-faceted entertainment company, Troupe Productions, LLC, one-stop shop for all areas of musical entertainment management and production. Palm Springs, CA, May 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Film Producers Kim Waltrip and Jim Casey, More…

The jet-set style gives women a fresh look this summer
It's the look designers are showcasing this summer to give women the feeling they're living the relaxed and luxurious lifestyle of Cannes, St. Tropez, Capri or Palm Springs. With just a little style know-how, women can easily achieve this fresh and sun More…

Medicare charges higher in Palm Springs area
Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage and John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio are seen in Desert Sun and Getty file photos. Loading . More…

Palm Springs Life Publisher Among C-SPAN Interviews
Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones will appear on a segment of “The Political Career of Sonny Bono” during a two-day Palm Springs Weekend, June 1-2, on Book TV (C-SPAN2) and American History TV (CSPAN3). C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles staff More…

Power Up Baseball Returns to Palm Springs Desert Guide June 2013
The 2013 edition of the Palm Springs Power welcome back five returning players when the baseball season opens May 31 with a three-game set against the More…

89 — Charming Palm Springs B&B Retreat for 2, Reg. $194 – Travelzoo
Charming Palm Springs escape for 2 at Casa Cody at nearly 55% off $89 per night in a large studio, Sundays-Thursdays $159 for 2 nights in the… More…

'Zoey to the Max' movie films in Palm Springs with Amy Smart
Actress talks filming with Amy Smart in Palm Sprin…: Cassidy Mack, 14, talked in between takes for "Zoey to the Max" while filming in Palm Springs on May 30, 2013 (Kate McGinty/The Desert Sun). More…

Palm Springs ranked as No.1 gay-friendly city
According to NerdWallet: “Palm Springs is known as a hotspot for gay tourism, but the city has a thriving year-round LGBT culture for residents as well. A whopping 8.6% of households consist of same-sex partners. The city's yearly Pride festival is one More…

Wang's is the Place to See and Be Seen in Palm Springs
For the past decade, Wang's in the Desert has been the place for great food in Palm Springs. Diners have been raving about its Asian-fusion cuisine, telling friends and coming back week after week. “We were successful almost from the very start,” says More…

Palm Springs police: Williams Del Carmen Dominguez Lopez is suspect in fatal
PALM SPRINGSPalm Springs police identified a man Thursday as the suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a former U.S. Air Force sergeant. They asked for help in finding Williams Del Carmen Dominguez Lopez, who is likely 26. Lopez, whose last More…

Emergency personnel block off IRS building in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS — Emergency personnel, including a hazardous material team, are on scene at the IRS Environmental Health Department offices along Paseo Doretea and Ramon Road in Palm Springs. Authorities have been on site for at least 45 minutes More…

Richard Gere
Actor Richard Gere arrives at the 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center in California on Jan. 5, 2013. The Avon Theatre in Stamford is set to welcome Gere on Tuesday, June 4, for a More…

Travel from LAX to Palm Springs – Coachella
Hi, I'm from England and will be going to Coachella next year with three friends ;) We'll be travelling to LAX and need a bit of help from some locals as to how to More…

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Palm Springs News for May 30th 2013

Power Up Baseball Returns to Palm Springs Desert Guide June 2013
The 2013 edition of the Palm Springs Power welcome back five returning players when the baseball season opens May 31 with a three-game set against the More…

Pool parties in Palm Springs: The desert's best poolside bashes
Make a splash at one of Time Out's picks for the best pool parties in Palm Springs . More…

Courtesy of Palm Springs Unified School District
Palm Springs Unified School District announced the donation, from Helene Galen, a long-time Rancho Mirage resident and well-known large donor to the University of Southern California. In exchange, Galen gets her name on the school's performing arts More…

Pianist Rudy de la Mor to be Honored with Palm Springs Star
Former Coachella Valley resident Rudy de la Mor, a classically trained pianist, will posthumously receive a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on June 9, walk officials announced Tuesday. De La Mor, who died on March 5 at age 73, will be given the More…

Power Up: Baseball Returns to Palm Springs
Harry Gurley has directed the Palm Springs Power baseball team to three league titles in four years as manager. Facebook.com. After scoring 23 runs in two games to sweep the East LA Dodgers in a best-of-three series for the inaugural So-Cal World More…

A World of Cool Possibilities
The shop itself has a retro vibe and features yellow vinyl-covered chairs, bright colors on the walls and ceiling, and classic black and white photographs of past Palm Springs regulars such as Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, and Dean Martin. We settle in at a More…

Desert Modernists from Palm Springs and Las Vegas Meet to Share Passion for
Located not far from the Las Vegas strip, Paradise Palms shares a similar history of celebrity ownership as the Alexander Houses in Palm Springs. Some of Paradise Palms’ more famous residents include Bobby Darin, Johnny Carson, Joe Louis, Phyllis … More…

Desert Modernists from Palm Springs and Las Vegas Meet to Share
Palm Springs Modern Committee and Las Vegas' Paradise Palms residents celebrate common goals with a special tour of Iconic Las Vegas. More…

Helene Galen donates $1.5M for Rancho Mirage High School theater
This is the first Palm Springs Unified building to be re-named since the school board adopted a new policy allowing the district to sell naming rights. The policy was a result of budget constraints at the school district, which has received less and More…

Lighthearted Luxury at The Parker Palm Springs: From Shag
I was wearing a pair of bright orange heels poolside at The Parker Palm Springs last weekend. I commented, “Well, these aren't appropriate for the pool.” A lady More…

C-SPAN to air Palm Springs weekend on TV; see complete details of lineup
C-SPAN spent a week filming in Palm Springs as part of a series that explores the literary life and history of selected cities. They interviewed ???local historians, authors and civic leaders.??? The BOOK TV hour will be played at 9 a.m. PT on Saturday … More…

Kona Kai Resort & Spa and Riviera Palm Springs Welcome Award-Winning
Kona Kai Resort & Spa on Shelter Island and Palm Spring's very own Riviera are thrilled to welcome award-winning Blues guitarist, Coco Montoya, to perform intimate concerts at both resorts this summer. Performing hits like Hide Away and All Your Love, More…

Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week kicks off
This week kicks off the sixth annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week, 17 days of culinary adventures, valley attractions and comfortable accommodations. Traditionally, restaurant week draws foodies from all over Southern California for More…

Architecture on Display at Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs is known for its stunning architecture. Now the Palm Springs Art Museum is opening a photo exhibit examining not just the architecture in the desert city but all around the world. Insights on Architecture, which opened May 25, offers 50 More…

Palm Springs Life Publisher Among C-SPAN Interviews
Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones will appear on a segment of “The Political Career of Sonny Bono” during a two-day Palm Springs Weekend, June 1-2, on Book TV (C-SPAN2) and American History TV (CSPAN3). C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles staff More…

PS physics students race cardboard boats
Palm Springs High School students react as their cardboard boat almost tips over during the 14th annual Physics Olympics led by physics teacher Curtis Goehring at the Palm Springs Swim Center on Tuesday. / Marilyn Chung, The Desert Sun More…

Dining Out Goes Viral During Restaurant Week
Jake's in Palm Springs is among more than 70 restaurants participating in the sixth annual Palm Springs Restaurant Week, which runs May 31 to June 16. Facebook.com. Their Palm Springs house features an expansive kitchen area. But when Betsy Smalley More…

Palm Springs Cool: Find Those Hot Weather Deals
Well, several deals are going into effect in Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage and Palm Desert and its environs. The Ace Hotel is throwing in a $25 spa credit and “a bucket of beer” starting on May 31 (yep, that’s how it is described: “a bucket of beer … More…

To see stars in Palm Springs, look down
If it did bother you, you wouldn't want the kind of recognition that being on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars brings you. There are presently (as I write this) 282 stars arranged on the sidewalks of three streets in downtown Palm Springs, Calif. The More…

Free Party Celebrates Marilyn Monroe's 86th Birthday
The “Forever Marilyn” statue that pays homage to her has resided in downtown Palm Springs at the corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Tahquitz Canyon Way since May of last year. PS Resorts, representing a consortium of Palm Springs hotels, is taking More…

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Palm Springs News for May 29th 2013

Helene Galen donates $1.5M for Rancho Mirage High School theater
This is the first Palm Springs Unified building to be re-named since the school board adopted a new policy allowing the district to sell naming rights. The policy was a result of budget constraints at the school district, which has received less and More…

Dining Out Goes Viral During Restaurant Week
Jake's in Palm Springs is among more than 70 restaurants participating in the sixth annual Palm Springs Restaurant Week, which runs May 31 to June 16. Facebook.com. Their Palm Springs house features an expansive kitchen area. But when Betsy Smalley More…

Pianist Rudy de la Mor to be Honored with Palm Springs Star
Former Coachella Valley resident Rudy de la Mor, a classically trained pianist, will posthumously receive a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on June 9, walk officials announced Tuesday. De La Mor, who died on March 5 at age 73, will be given the More…

Memorial Day traffic slow through Coachella Valley
Motorists headed toward Los Angeles should prepare for low speeds and a lengthy trip at least through the Banning and Beaumont area normally a 20 minute drive west of Palm Springs. A few traffic troubles were reported during the afternoon hours, a More…

Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week kicks off
This week kicks off the sixth annual Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week, 17 days of culinary adventures, valley attractions and comfortable accommodations. Traditionally, restaurant week draws foodies from all over Southern California for More…

American Legion honors Sgt. Roaul Prieto
American Legion honors Sgt. Roaul Prieto. PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -. The American Legion Owen Coffman Post in Palm Springs honored a long time valley resident and member of the “Greatest Generation.” Sergeant Roaul Prieto lost his life during a bombing … More…

Memorial Day traffic slow through Coachella Valley
Motorists headed toward Los Angeles should be prepared for low speeds and a lengthy trip at least through the Banning and Beaumont area where it's normally a 20 minute drive west of Palm Springs. The California Highway Patrol reported speeds of More…

Desert Modernists from Palm Springs and Las Vegas Meet to Share Passion for
Palm Springs Modern Committee and Las Vegas' Paradise Palms residents celebrate common goals with a special tour of Iconic Las Vegas. Palm Springs CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013. Members of the Palm Springs Modern Committee http://psmodcom.org More…

A&E calendar for week of May 28
William Edelen book-signing for his new collection of essays, “The Breath of Life,” 10 a.m. at the Edelen Symposium, Bougainvillea Room, Palm Springs Tennis Club, 701 W. Baristo Road, Palm Springs. (760) 320-4219. Sunday : Rock For Tony, a benefit to More…

Fair weather perks weekend in the Coachella Valley
Last Memorial Day, Palm Springs experienced a high of 96 degrees without rain, and this year the holiday temperature was similar — around 95 degrees without rain as of 4 p.m., said Carl Erickson, senior meteorologist with AccuWeather. “We're right More…

Tryouts mark start of Palm Springs Power summer season
Approximately 30 baseball players participated Monday morning in an open tryout for the Southern California Collegiate Baseball League season at Palm Springs Stadium. The open tryout was held for all six SCCBL teams, including the Palm Springs Power. More…

Pool parties in Palm Springs: The desert's best poolside bashes
Make a splash at one of Time Out's picks for the best pool parties in Palm Springs . More…

American Legion honors Sgt. Roaul Prieto
The American Legion Owen Coffman Post in Palm Springs honored a long time valley resident and member of the “Greatest Generation.” Sergeant Roaul Prieto lost his life during a bombing mission in Germany during World War II. “He gave all his tomorrows … More…

Lux New Lodging Coming to Palm Springs
For Kimpton, the new Palm Springs property represents an expansion of the brand's presence in Southern California, joining existing hotels in Los Angeles (Hotel Palomar Westwood and the Hotel Wilshire), Santa Barbara (Canary Hotel) and San Diego More…

Much of Liberace's secret life played out in Palm Springs | The
To tell the story of Liberace's final years, one must go 'Behind the Candelabra' and cast some light on lesser-known chapters of Palm Springs history. More…

Lighthearted Luxury at The Parker Palm Springs: From Shag
I was wearing a pair of bright orange heels poolside at The Parker Palm Springs last weekend. I commented, “Well, these aren't appropriate for the pool.” A lady More…

PS physics students race cardboard boats
Palm Springs High School students react as their cardboard boat almost tips over during the 14th annual Physics Olympics led by physics teacher Curtis Goehring at the Palm Springs Swim Center on Tuesday. / Marilyn Chung, The Desert Sun More…

C-SPAN to air Palm Springs weekend on TV; see complete details of lineup
C-SPAN spent a week filming in Palm Springs as part of a series that explores the literary life and history of selected cities. They interviewed ???local historians, authors and civic leaders.??? The BOOK TV hour will be played at 9 a.m. PT on Saturday … More…

Annual Memorial Day Flower Drop in Palm Springs
The Flower Drop tradition continued at the Palm Springs Air Museum as a World War II aircraft dropped more than 3,000 carnations honoring all fallen service members. Video by kmir6.com. video. PALM SPRINGS – There was a record crowd of thousands at More…

Desert Modernists from Palm Springs and Las Vegas Meet to Share Passion for
Located not far from the Las Vegas strip, Paradise Palms shares a similar history of celebrity ownership as the Alexander Houses in Palm Springs. Some of Paradise Palms’ more famous residents include Bobby Darin, Johnny Carson, Joe Louis, Phyllis … More…

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Palm Springs News for May 28th 2013

Elsie's Palm Springs Photos – A Beautiful Mess
It's official… we love Palm Springs! Last weekend Jeremy and I traveled there for a little getaway to celebrate our two year anniversary. It was such a relaxing time and the perfect way to relax and get inspired! Here are…
A Beautiful Mess More…

Tryouts mark start of Palm Springs Power summer season
Approximately 30 baseball players participated Monday morning in an open tryout for the Southern California Collegiate Baseball League season at Palm Springs Stadium. The open tryout was held for all six SCCBL teams, including the Palm Springs Power. More…

A&E calendar for week of May 28
William Edelen book-signing for his new collection of essays, “The Breath of Life,” 10 a.m. at the Edelen Symposium, Bougainvillea Room, Palm Springs Tennis Club, 701 W. Baristo Road, Palm Springs. (760) 320-4219. Sunday : Rock For Tony, a benefit to More…

Dining Discounts in the Desert
Exhibit A is the long, lavish, and ever-growing-in-popularity Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week. Nope, it isn’t scheduled for January, alongside the area’s international film festival, nor February, when the buzzy, bustling Modern Week … More…

Palm Springs Wedding from Docuvitae Photography | Style Me Pretty
Palm Springs is where pretty weddings come to life. Somewhere between the desert skies and lush palm trees is a happy place that makes nearly every More…

Much of Liberace's secret life played out in Palm Springs | The
To tell the story of Liberace's final years, one must go 'Behind the Candelabra' and cast some light on lesser-known chapters of Palm Springs history. More…

Photos: The Lavish Real Estate Of Liberace
Altogether he owned 11 homes in Malibu, Sherman Oaks, the Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Lake Arrowhead, Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs and New York. We dug into the archives and were able to find some vintage shots of Liberace's real estate More…

Palm Springs Air Museum to honor war dead with flower drop
Carnations will fall from the sky over Palm Springs this afternoon when some 3,000 of the flowers are dropped from a B-25 as part of the Palm Springs Air Museum's annual Memorial Day tribute. T-34s will fly in the “missing man” formation, then the More…

Newsfeed : Palm Springs Medical Marijuana Dispensary Faces
City officials claim a recent state court ruling supports its position. More…

VW of Palm Springs Announces Power Boost to Beetle Turbo and Jetta GLI
VW of Palm Springs announced that the Beetle Turbo, Beetle Convertible Turbo and the Jetta GLI models available for sale this month will have a number of upgrades, most notable of these is a new version of the award-winning EA888 2.0-liter turbocharged More…

Artists sought to beautify bike racks in Palm Springs
According to the city's “Request for Proposals” application site, the racks could be located at City Hall, the Palm Springs Public Library, the downtown parking structure and the Palm Springs Art Museum. It is expected that five designs would be selected. More…

American Legion honors Sgt. Roaul Prieto
American Legion honors Sgt. Roaul Prieto. PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -. The American Legion Owen Coffman Post in Palm Springs honored a long time valley resident and member of the “Greatest Generation.” Sergeant Roaul Prieto lost his life during a bombing … More…

Fair weather perks weekend in the Coachella Valley
Last Memorial Day, Palm Springs experienced a high of 96 degrees without rain, and this year the holiday temperature was similar — around 95 degrees without rain as of 4 p.m., said Carl Erickson, senior meteorologist with AccuWeather. “We're right More…

How to get to Palm Springs from 5 nearby airports | Rome2rio
From Indio/Palm Springs airport (PSP) taxi to Palm Springs. 21 min $14. From Los Angeles International Airport FlyAway Bus to Los Angeles, train to North Palm More…

Local resaurant Johnny Q's raises money for victims in Oklahoma
In Palm Springs, Johnny Q’s hosted an event on Sunday afternoon with music, raffles and food to help raise money for recovery efforts in Oklahoma. Photographer: WPTV Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be … More…

Happy Memorial Day! Liberace's Life in Palm Springs – Weekend
Shiny new medical office building nears approval in Arcadia ? Glendale may drop its fee assessed on billiards tables ? Long Beach airport remains cheapest for flights in…
Curbed LA More…

Santa Barbara's Fan Palm Research Project Recognized by Prestigious IPPY
Their 2012 book You Can't Eat Dirt: Leading America's First All-Women Tribal Council and How We Changed Palm Springs won for Best Regional Non-Fiction from the West-Pacific United States. Diana du Pont and Debra Olinger, Mrs. Ortner's daughter, will More…

Palm Springs' Downtown PS redevelopment to get underway – Los
Palm Springs, already in the midst of a long-overdue makeover, is now scrapping an empty downtown shopping mall along once-fashionable Palm Canyon More…

Lux New Lodging Coming to Palm Springs
For Kimpton, the new Palm Springs property represents an expansion of the brand's presence in Southern California, joining existing hotels in Los Angeles (Hotel Palomar Westwood and the Hotel Wilshire), Santa Barbara (Canary Hotel) and San Diego More…

Memorial Day traffic slow through Coachella Valley
Motorists headed toward Los Angeles should prepare for low speeds and a lengthy trip at least through the Banning and Beaumont area normally a 20 minute drive west of Palm Springs. A few traffic troubles were reported during the afternoon hours, a More…

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Palm Springs News for May 27th 2013

Ex-Fort Myers Congressman Connie Mack IV, Mary Bono Mack announce divorce
Mack, 45, of Fort Myers, and Bono Mack, 51, of Palm Springs, were married in December 2007 while they were both in Congress. They have appeared together frequently on cable news shows, offering advice and insight on a host of political and national More…

Happy Memorial Day! Liberace's Life in Palm Springs – Weekend
Shiny new medical office building nears approval in Arcadia ? Glendale may drop its fee assessed on billiards tables ? Long Beach airport remains cheapest for flights in…
Curbed LA More…

Liberace's lifeBehind the Candelabra in Palm Springs – USA Today
Palm Springs and its residents play a role in new movie. More…

2 days ago – palm springs beats
Maino & The Mafia ft. Waka Flocka Flame: They Gon Hate Us Anyway THIS IS THE BEST… More…

Photos: The Lavish Real Estate Of Liberace
Altogether he owned 11 homes in Malibu, Sherman Oaks, the Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Lake Arrowhead, Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs and New York. We dug into the archives and were able to find some vintage shots of Liberace's real estate More…

Santa Barbara's Fan Palm Research Project Recognized by Prestigious IPPY
Their 2012 book You Can't Eat Dirt: Leading America's First All-Women Tribal Council and How We Changed Palm Springs won for Best Regional Non-Fiction from the West-Pacific United States. Diana du Pont and Debra Olinger, Mrs. Ortner's daughter, will More…

VW of Palm Springs Announces Power Boost to Beetle Turbo and Jetta GLI
VW of Palm Springs announced that the Beetle Turbo, Beetle Convertible Turbo and the Jetta GLI models available for sale this month will have a number of upgrades, most notable of these is a new version of the award-winning EA888 2.0-liter turbocharged More…

Liberace biopic packs Convention Center
PALM SPRINGS — Liberace was one of the most flamboyant entertainers in music history, and his style was emulated Saturday by fans who filled the Palm Springs Convention Center to catch free showings of a film based on the final years of the More…

Local resaurant Johnny Q's raises money for victims in Oklahoma
In Palm Springs, Johnny Q’s hosted an event on Sunday afternoon with music, raffles and food to help raise money for recovery efforts in Oklahoma. Photographer: WPTV Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be … More…

Palm Springs Wedding from Docuvitae Photography | Style Me Pretty
Palm Springs is where pretty weddings come to life. Somewhere between the desert skies and lush palm trees is a happy place that makes nearly every More…

Hangover 3 Means Goodbye to The Wolfpack
See it at Regal Cinemas Palm Springs Stadium 9 (789 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs. 760-323-4466); UltraStar Mary Pickford Stadium14 (36850 Pickfair, Cathedral City. 760-328-7100); Regal Cinemas Rancho Stadium 16 (72777 Dinah Shore Drive More…

Restaurant News Bites: Restaurant 'Week' Is Almost Here; New Eats at the Crazy
First, the good folks behind the awkwardly named Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week extended the “week” to 17 days, from May 31 to June 16. Now they've gone and made the week even longer. On Wednesday, May 29, and Thursday, May 30, More…

Huge crowds for Liberace film screening
“The city of Palm Springs approached Jerry Weintraub a month ago and asked if he might consider screening as a 75th anniversary present to our residents,” Amy Blaisdell from the city of Palm Springs said. A free gift from Weintraub and PS Resorts … More…

Protesters march against Monsanto here and in 250 cities worldwide
Protesters with a group calling itself March against Monsanto Coachella Valley staged rallies in Indio and Palm Springs Saturday morning, part of a national movement aimed at protesting the multinational corporation. Similar marches and rallies against More…

Elsie's Palm Springs Photos – A Beautiful Mess
It's official… we love Palm Springs! Last weekend Jeremy and I traveled there for a little getaway to celebrate our two year anniversary. It was such a relaxing time and the perfect way to relax and get inspired! Here are…
A Beautiful Mess More…

Our Voice: Veterans deserve better
The Palm Springs Air Museum will mark the occasion with its 15th annual carnation drop, a unique event where 3,000 red and white flowers will descend from a World War II-era Mitchell B-25 bomber. But amid the speeches and patriotic music, there's an More…

Desert Sands Unified school board member's 'cash out' draws fire
Duran is eligible for these deposits because he receives health coverage from the Palm Springs Unified School District, where he works as a counselor at a middle school. Desert Sands Unified is the only school district in the Coachella Valley that More…

Artists sought to beautify bike racks in Palm Springs
According to the city's “Request for Proposals” application site, the racks could be located at City Hall, the Palm Springs Public Library, the downtown parking structure and the Palm Springs Art Museum. It is expected that five designs would be selected. More…

Vet continues to teach at Air Museum
A group of John Glenn Middle School students surrounded Palm Springs Air Museum historian Bob Andrade this past Wednesday as the 80-year-old vet demonstrated how to operate the flight simulators in the museum's library. He patiently explained the More…

Liberace's life 'Behind the Candelabra' in Palm Springs
Hundreds of friends and tourists kept vigil outside of his Palm Springs home as rumors of his real illness became rampant. When death seemed imminent, his attorney, Joel Strote, said Liberace chose his Palm Springs home to die because "I think he More…

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Palm Springs News for May 26th 2013

"Pearl Harbor" Movie Plane to Drop Memorial Day Carnations
Together with other like-minded veterans, they answered the question, 'How about an air museum in Palm Springs?" Pond donated many of the planes now housed in the museum and Hixon said the collection continues to be updated including the latest More…

Liberace's life 'Behind the Candelabra' in Palm Springs
Hundreds of friends and tourists kept vigil outside of his Palm Springs home as rumors of his real illness became rampant. When death seemed imminent, his attorney, Joel Strote, said Liberace chose his Palm Springs home to die because "I think he More…

Our Voice: Veterans deserve better
The Palm Springs Air Museum will mark the occasion with its 15th annual carnation drop, a unique event where 3,000 red and white flowers will descend from a World War II-era Mitchell B-25 bomber. But amid the speeches and patriotic music, there's an More…

Designing Liberace: Lights! Camera! Party!
Palm Springs is literally all-a-Twitter about Liberace this week. With the HBO biopic, Behind the Candelabra, premiering Memorial Day Weekend, there have been dozens of social media posts about the legendary Palm Springs resident ??? Mr. Showman … More…

Public safety briefs for Saturday, May 26, 2013
PALM SPRINGS – Minor injuries were reported in a four-vehicle collision that delayed traffic in Palm Springs Friday night. The collision was reported about 9:30 p.m. on North Gene Autry Trail at Interstate 10, according to Palm Springs police More…

Palm Springs makes the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice List
Palm Springs, with 354 days of sunshine per year, might be the place for you. Relax poolside or visit one of the many area spas… or tour some fantastic examples of mid-century modern architecture,” reads the consumer review website's description of More…

Special Screening of the HBO film about Liberace, "Behind the Candelabra," in
Film producer Jerry Weintraub will screen his new HBO film about Liberace, "Behind the Candelabra," tomorrow at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Screenings are scheduled for 4 and 7 p.m. in the Primrose Ballroom, and popcorn, candy and beverages More…

Restaurant News Bites: Restaurant 'Week' Is Almost Here; New Eats at the Crazy
First, the good folks behind the awkwardly named Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week extended the “week” to 17 days, from May 31 to June 16. Now they've gone and made the week even longer. On Wednesday, May 29, and Thursday, May 30, More…

Kid-Friendly Attractions In Palm Springs << CBS Los Angeles
Heading to Palm Springs for a family vacation? While kids never tire of the fantastic resort pools, there is life beyond the pool slides and Marco Polo games. More…

Ex-Fort Myers Congressman Connie Mack IV, Mary Bono Mack announce divorce
Mack, 45, of Fort Myers, and Bono Mack, 51, of Palm Springs, were married in December 2007 while they were both in Congress. They have appeared together frequently on cable news shows, offering advice and insight on a host of political and national More…

“Big Time Rush” Recap: Cash Rules Everything Around Them
It is a thrilling day to be at the Palm Springs if you happen to be in BTR, because our brahs just found out their record company is giving them A BONUS! A $20,000 bonus, actually, which hypes up the boys so much they get giddy like a bunch of small … More…

2 days ago – palm springs beats
Maino & The Mafia ft. Waka Flocka Flame: They Gon Hate Us Anyway THIS IS THE BEST… More…

Memorial Day: Parades, Salutes and That Special Flower Drop
There are many ways around Southern California to remember the men and women who have served our country, including a few traditions that are very much tied to local communities. Pause and pay tribute on Monday, May 27 at… THE PALM SPRINGS AIR … More…

Get sneak peek of Liberace biopic at Palm Springs Convention Center
“The city of Palm Springs would like to thank legendary producer and local resident Jerry Weintraub, HBO Films and P.S. Resorts for partnering to screen this new film for our residents and visitors in honor of our 75th anniversary,” said Mayor Steve More…

Hangover 3 Means Goodbye to The Wolfpack
See it at Regal Cinemas Palm Springs Stadium 9 (789 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs. 760-323-4466); UltraStar Mary Pickford Stadium14 (36850 Pickfair, Cathedral City. 760-328-7100); Regal Cinemas Rancho Stadium 16 (72777 Dinah Shore Drive More…

Huge crowds for Liberace film screening
“The city of Palm Springs approached Jerry Weintraub a month ago and asked if he might consider screening as a 75th anniversary present to our residents,” Amy Blaisdell from the city of Palm Springs said. A free gift from Weintraub and PS Resorts … More…

Vet continues to teach at Air Museum
A group of John Glenn Middle School students surrounded Palm Springs Air Museum historian Bob Andrade this past Wednesday as the 80-year-old vet demonstrated how to operate the flight simulators in the museum's library. He patiently explained the More…

Protesters march against Monsanto here and in 250 cities worldwide
Protesters with a group calling itself March against Monsanto Coachella Valley staged rallies in Indio and Palm Springs Saturday morning, part of a national movement aimed at protesting the multinational corporation. Similar marches and rallies against More…

Carol Channing Confidant Dickie Long Dies at 99
Richard “Dickie” Long, a cousin of Carol Channing and a confidant of the actress all through her life, died Thursday night at his home in Palm Springs. He was 99. our editor recommends. Harry Kullijian, Carol Channing's Husband, Dies ? Carol Channing: More…

Liberace's lifeBehind the Candelabra in Palm Springs – USA Today
Palm Springs and its residents play a role in new movie. More…

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Palm Springs News for May 25th 2013

Retired U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker speaks in Palm Springs
“Having him here today is a significant opportunity for us to hear from somebody who many believe is going to be a watershed moment in the civil rights movement with the overturning of Prop 8,” said Ron deHarte, President of Greater Palm Springs Pride. More…

Palm Springs | – Mini Mansions
Tag Archives: Palm Springs. Desert Fun. After Desert Daze we met up with our friends at HOC to bust this tune out. This entry was posted in Live Video and More…

Carol Channing Confidant Dickie Long Dies at 99
Richard “Dickie” Long, a cousin of Carol Channing and a confidant of the actress all through her life, died Thursday night at his home in Palm Springs. He was 99. our editor recommends. Harry Kullijian, Carol Channing's Husband, Dies ? Carol Channing: More…

Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast serves rules to live by
Three hundred people were in attendance at the Hilton Palm Springs as George Zander, field manager for Palm Springs Equality California, recounted the first rule as “Everyone needs to come out.” Zander added it's not easy being out as LGBT, before More…

Palm Springs makes the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice List
Palm Springs, with 354 days of sunshine per year, might be the place for you. Relax poolside or visit one of the many area spas… or tour some fantastic examples of mid-century modern architecture,” reads the consumer review website's description of More…

Former PS official passed up for Ariz. city manager job
The Scottsdale City Council has selected Fritz Behring to be the new city manager, a position for which a former Palm Springs official had been in the running. Officials from the Arizona city announced the selection Wednesday. Behring has been manager More…

Designing Liberace: Lights! Camera! Party!
Palm Springs is literally all-a-Twitter about Liberace this week. With the HBO biopic, Behind the Candelabra, premiering Memorial Day Weekend, there have been dozens of social media posts about the legendary Palm Springs resident ??? Mr. Showman … More…

Greenacres pushes for earlier alcohol drink sales on Sundays
Councilman John Tharp said making Greenacres stores wait until noon to sell alcohol doesn't make sense because stores in unincorporated parts of Palm Beach County — and in neighboring cities such as Palm Springs, Atlantis and Boynton Beach — allow More…

Memorial Day: Parades, Salutes and That Special Flower Drop
THE PALM SPRINGS AIR MUSEUM: It’s one of the most beautiful and unusual of the Golden State ceremonies: The carnation flower air drop. A B-25 Mitchell will fly over the institution on Memorial Day at 1 p.m.; moments later, some 3,000 red and white … More…

“Big Time Rush” Recap: Cash Rules Everything Around Them
It is a thrilling day to be at the Palm Springs if you happen to be in BTR, because our brahs just found out their record company is giving them A BONUS! A $20,000 bonus, actually, which hypes up the boys so much they get giddy like a bunch of small … More…

Palm Springs history group takes a summer tip from past
A 1950s era postcard proclaiming Palm Springs and surrounding areas as a 'winter playground area.' Note the misspelling of Coachella Valley. / Courtesy Palm Springs Historical Society. All righ More…

Valley hotel occupancy up slightly compared to year ago
Meanwhile, the month proved to be another record-breaking month for the Palm Springs International Airport as more than 205,000 fliers made their way through the terminal, which was up 2.2 percent in April, compared to the same month last year. “Some More…

Valley represented well at Masters Meet
David Luna Indio cross country runner on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at the Desert Sun in Palm Springs. / Richard Lui, The Desert Sun. Megan Huebner, track at La Quinta for the Desert spring athletes. Purchase Image Zoom More…

The Sights and the Sounds of Liberace
Michael Douglas and Matt Damon star in the HBO film, "Behind the Candelabra", which was partially shot in Palm Springs. Behind the Candelabra. Liberace was a man with a flair for the dramatic. His flashy piano playing and showmanship was no match for More…

Memorial Day: Parades, Salutes and That Special Flower Drop
There are many ways around Southern California to remember the men and women who have served our country, including a few traditions that are very much tied to local communities. Pause and pay tribute on Monday, May 27 at… THE PALM SPRINGS AIR … More…

What's in a Name? The D Resort Wants to be Memorable
“Whatever you want it to be,” answered Michael Hargett, who co-owns The D Resort, a six-room boutique hotel in north Palm Springs, with his partner Daniel Doiron, who make their full-time residence in Orange County. “People told me to keep the name More…

Palm Springs businesses gearing up for Memorial Day weekend
Nearly one-third of the country will be traveling this weekend for Memorial Day and with plenty of sun and great weather in the forecast, Palm Springs will be a More…

Chinese artist's piece at art museum aims to inspire
Workers position a metal sculpture by Chinese artist Zhan Wang in front of the Palm Springs Art Museum on Wednesday. The sculpture is made of stainless steel and is a replica of an ornamental rock commonly found in Chinese gardens. / Marilyn Chung/The More…

Kid-Friendly Attractions In Palm Springs << CBS Los Angeles
Heading to Palm Springs for a family vacation? While kids never tire of the fantastic resort pools, there is life beyond the pool slides and Marco Polo games. More…

Two free sneak peeks of 'Behind the Candelabra' set for Saturday in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS — In honor of the city of Palm Springs' 75th anniversary, HBO and film producer Jerry Weintraub, in partnership with P.S. Resorts, will premiere two free sneak peek screenings of their new film “Behind the Candelabra” on Saturday at the More…

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Palm Springs News for May 24th 2013

Palm Springs Vacation For Adventurists | PRLog
Palm Springs Vacation For Adventurists. Enjoy Palm Springs Vacation with modern accommodations for a memorable vacation of your life. – PR12139434. More…

Harvey Milk Day
The Palm Springs Field Manager for that group says Milk led the charge towards equality for the LGBT community, and they are still following the road map he set out when he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. "The way he More…

Former PS official passed up for Ariz. city manager job
The Scottsdale City Council has selected Fritz Behring to be the new city manager, a position for which a former Palm Springs official had been in the running. Officials from the Arizona city announced the selection Wednesday. Behring has been manager More…

Retired U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker speaks in Palm Springs
“Having him here today is a significant opportunity for us to hear from somebody who many believe is going to be a watershed moment in the civil rights movement with the overturning of Prop 8,” said Ron deHarte, President of Greater Palm Springs Pride. More…

Palm Springs' Downtown PS redevelopment to get underway
After enduring decades as a second-tier tourist destination, Palm Springs is looking for a comeback with its Downtown PS redevelopment project. More…

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Greenacres pushes for earlier alcohol drink sales on Sundays
Councilman John Tharp said making Greenacres stores wait until noon to sell alcohol doesn't make sense because stores in unincorporated parts of Palm Beach County — and in neighboring cities such as Palm Springs, Atlantis and Boynton Beach — allow More…

Valley hotel occupancy up slightly compared to year ago
Meanwhile, the month proved to be another record-breaking month for the Palm Springs International Airport as more than 205,000 fliers made their way through the terminal, which was up 2.2 percent in April, compared to the same month last year. “Some More…

Palm Springs businesses gearing up for Memorial Day weekend
Nearly one-third of the country will be traveling this weekend for Memorial Day and with plenty of sun and great weather in the forecast, Palm Springs will be a More…

Weekender: Greg Allman, Steve Miller Band, Liberace
8 p.m.: The one-man musical, “Musical Comedy Whore” stars David Pevsner, who you may recognize from “Scrooge & Marley” and from the Palm Springs International Film Festival, “Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean”. Runs through June 14 at … More…

Palm Springs | – Mini Mansions
Tag Archives: Palm Springs. Desert Fun. After Desert Daze we met up with our friends at HOC to bust this tune out. This entry was posted in Live Video and More…

Foster guardians play a critical role in animal shelters
The next volunteer orientation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1 at the Hugh E. Donaldson Community Room, 4575 Mesquite Ave., Palm Springs. For more information, call (760) 416-5718 or visit palmspringsanimalfriends.com. More. My dog, Woody, died More…

'Horticulture walk' moves to Palm Springs council for approval
The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved 7-0 a planned development district in lieu of a zone change and a tentative tract map for Sol Palm Springs, a 46 single-family home development at the northeast corner of Avenida Caballeros and Amado More…

Memorial Day: Parades, Salutes and That Special Flower Drop
THE PALM SPRINGS AIR MUSEUM: It’s one of the most beautiful and unusual of the Golden State ceremonies: The carnation flower air drop. A B-25 Mitchell will fly over the institution on Memorial Day at 1 p.m.; moments later, some 3,000 red and white … More…

What's in a Name? The D Resort Wants to be Memorable
“Whatever you want it to be,” answered Michael Hargett, who co-owns The D Resort, a six-room boutique hotel in north Palm Springs, with his partner Daniel Doiron, who make their full-time residence in Orange County. “People told me to keep the name More…

Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast serves rules to live by
Three hundred people were in attendance at the Hilton Palm Springs as George Zander, field manager for Palm Springs Equality California, recounted the first rule as “Everyone needs to come out.” Zander added it's not easy being out as LGBT, before More…

Two free sneak peeks of 'Behind the Candelabra' set for Saturday in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS — In honor of the city of Palm Springs' 75th anniversary, HBO and film producer Jerry Weintraub, in partnership with P.S. Resorts, will premiere two free sneak peek screenings of their new film “Behind the Candelabra” on Saturday at the More…

Pelago Palm SpringsPalm Springs, CA – Shopping & Retail
Pelago Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA. 445 likes ? 145 talking about this. Pelago offers a unique blend of contemporary gifts and well-designed home More…

Bicyclists: Following the Rules of the Road?
But we watched the traffic at a Palm Springs intersection for an hour, and saw a whole lot more violations. We saw vehicles running red lights, pedestrians crossing in the middle of the road and yes, bicyclists not coming to a stop at a red light. "I More…

Car Loan Deal of the Day: 2.75% APR at Palm Springs Credit Union
Palm Springs Credit Union Whenever shopping for a new car or truck, be sure to consider all aspects of your purchase. That means that in addition to selecting the right make and model to your liking, you need to ensure that you are also finding the More…

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Palm Springs News for May 23rd 2013

Developer offers to create 'horticulture walk' in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS — A local developer is offering to replace storm damaged trees at Ruth Hardy Park, create a “horticulture walk” that celebrates the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and provide energy efficient upgrades to homes it plans to build. More…

PALM SPRINGS: Car wreck kills elderly, un-seat belted passenger
A 77-year-old Indio woman was killed during a two-car weekend collision along Interstate 10 in north Palm Springs, say California Highway Patrol and county coroner’s officials. Maria A. Mendoza died at the scene of the 10:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, crash … More…

Memorial Day events around the Palm Springs area
Memorial Day Observance, presented by Desert Veterans' Memorial Association & Palm Springs Cemetery District, with welcome message from Congressman Raul Ruiz, MD, keynote speakers and music, 9 a.m., Desert Memorial Park Cemetery, 31705, Da More…

Bicyclists: Following the Rules of the Road?
But we watched the traffic at a Palm Springs intersection for an hour, and saw a whole lot more violations. We saw vehicles running red lights, pedestrians crossing in the middle of the road and yes, bicyclists not coming to a stop at a red light. "I More…

Cannes 2013: 'Behind the Candelabra's' Palm Springs connections
Showbiz legend Liberace was trending on the Croisette today, despite having died in 1987. The name of this sometime Palm Springs resident was in the news because of the well-liked, in competition premiere of ???Behind The Candelabra,??? directed by Steven … More…

Public servant passes away
Colven moved with his wife Kim from Palm Springs to Big Bear City in 1987, after having vacationed in the mountains here since 1967. He served on the Governing Board for the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency (BBARWA) for ten years ending in More…

Harvey Milk Day
The Palm Springs Field Manager for that group says Milk led the charge towards equality for the LGBT community, and they are still following the road map he set out when he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. "The way he More…

Desert Arts: The Coachella Valley Has a Rich Arts History
I recently met with the gallerist, Woody Shimko, who established a presence in Palm Springs after operating a gallery in Provincetown, Mass., for several years, where during the peak season, more than 100 people an hour came through the doors. The More…

'Horticulture walk' moves to Palm Springs council for approval
The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved 7-0 a planned development district in lieu of a zone change and a tentative tract map for Sol Palm Springs, a 46 single-family home development at the northeast corner of Avenida Caballeros and Amado More…

The Desert Sun
PALM SPRINGS — Mary Jo Potts and James Selsor were sitting in the backyard of their Palm Springs home Sunday morning — watching a roadrunner dart around their desert-scape back yard — when an unexpected guest appeared near the pool. “There's More…

Liberace's Home In Palm Springs, California, Was Exactly How You Thought It
My favorite find, so far, has to be this tour of Liberace's home in Palm Springs, California. The bold wallpaper! The chandeliers! The toilet made to look like a throne! It's just too fabulous for words. The sad thing is that this home has been More…

Foster guardians play a critical role in animal shelters
The next volunteer orientation is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 1 at the Hugh E. Donaldson Community Room, 4575 Mesquite Ave., Palm Springs. For more information, call (760) 416-5718 or visit palmspringsanimalfriends.com. More. My dog, Woody, died More…

Palm Springs' Downtown PS redevelopment to get underway
Palm Springs, already in the midst of a long-overdue makeover, is now scrapping an empty downtown shopping mall along once-fashionable Palm Canyon Drive, reopening some closed streets and preparing to showcase the start of its Downtown PS More…

PALM SPRINGS: Car wreck kills elderly, un-seat belted passenger
Maria Mendoza, 77, died at the scene of the Sunday night crash on I-10 near Wall Street, coroner's officials say. More…

Home prices jump 15.8%
Constantine Kolytiris, premier director and Realtor with Windermere Real Estate in the Palm Springs area, said homes that have been on the market more than a year are selling, but that's not uncommon during the season. “In some cases, we are getting More…

Video Pick: PDN's 30 Panel at Palm Springs Photo Fest – PDN Pulse
If you didn't get a chance to attend the PDN's 30 panel at this year's Palm Springs Photo Festival, you can now watch it below! The symposium, called “PDN More…

Free Things to Do in Palm Springs | Family | Greater Palm Springs, CA
Here are 10 must-do activities during your stay in Greater Palm Springs. There are lots of free things to do in Palm Springs that won't put a dent in your wallet More…

Emergency responders band together in Palm Springs
Tweet. PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -. Nearly a thousand emergency professionals gathered at the Palm Springs Convention Center to work hand-in-hand and prepare for the worst at the California Fire EMS Disaster Conference, known as CFED West, on Tuesday. More…

Palm Springs police look for witness of fatal hit-and-run
Palm Springs police are looking for the driver of a white Ford F-9 pickup who ran from the scene of a fatal crash with a motorcyclist at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday on East Palm Canyon Drive, in front of the Ace Hotel. / Sherry Barkas/The Desert Sun. More More…

Palm Springs Honored for Tourism
PALM SPRINGS – Its something the desert residents already knew: Palm Springs is a great place to be. Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley were ranked at #23 in the United States in this year's "Traveler's Choice Destination Awards" , sponsored by More…

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Palm Springs News for May 22nd 2013

The Desert Sun
PALM SPRINGS — Mary Jo Potts and James Selsor were sitting in the backyard of their Palm Springs home Sunday morning — watching a roadrunner dart around their desert-scape back yard — when an unexpected guest appeared near the pool. “There's More…

Palm Springs Honored for Tourism
PALM SPRINGS – Its something the desert residents already knew: Palm Springs is a great place to be. Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley were ranked at #23 in the United States in this year's "Traveler's Choice Destination Awards" , sponsored by More…

Police Search for Hit-and-Run Suspect
PALM SPRINGS – Police are searching for "a person of interest" in the death of a 29-year-old local man who was killed in a hit-and-run this weekend. Authorities identify him as Eric Strzelczyk, a former Air Force Sargeant from Bermuda Dunes. It More…

Cannes 2013: 'Behind the Candelabra's' Palm Springs connections
Showbiz legend Liberace was trending on the Croisette today, despite having died in 1987. The name of this sometime Palm Springs resident was in the news because of the well-liked, in competition premiere of ???Behind The Candelabra,??? directed by Steven … More…

Top 5 Mountain Biking Trails in Florida
I love mountain biking and have since I was a little girl growing up in Palm Springs, Cali. I enjoy hitting the trails all across America when I go to a new city. Mountain biking is something I loved to do with my father, but now enjoy immensely with More…

A&E calendar for the week of Tuesday, May 21
Thursday-Friday: Singer Jesse Davis, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursday, 5-7 p.m. Friday, the Starlite Lounge, Palm Springs Riviera Resort, 1600 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. (760) 327-8311. Friday: Steve Miller Band in concert, 9 p.m., The Show at Agua More…

Emergency responders band together in Palm Springs
Tweet. PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -. Nearly a thousand emergency professionals gathered at the Palm Springs Convention Center to work hand-in-hand and prepare for the worst at the California Fire EMS Disaster Conference, known as CFED West, on Tuesday. More…

PALM SPRINGS: Car wreck kills elderly, un-seat belted passenger
A 77-year-old Indio woman was killed during a two-car weekend collision along Interstate 10 in north Palm Springs, say California Highway Patrol and county coroner’s officials. Maria A. Mendoza died at the scene of the 10:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, crash … More…

Spa at Saguaro Puts the Blushing Next to Bride
The Spa at the Saguaro hotel in Palm Springs offers a treatment line called Intraceuticals, which has been a celebrity favorite for years and is great for the desert climate focusing on hydrating and replenishing skin. But it's also perfect for brides More…

Palm Springs Modern Committee(PSMODCOM) Announces 2013 Palm Springs
Annually, The Palm Springs Modern Committee selects three graduating high school students from Palm Springs Unified School District (PSUSD) high schools to each receive a five hundred dollar ($500.00) monetary gift applicable to his or her further More…

Cannes 2013: More potential candidates for the Palm Springs International Film
On Monday I saw two more films that we will definitely invite to Palm Springs. The fascinating ???Wakolda??? by Argentine director Lucia Puenzo is set in the Patagonian outback of 1960. A German physician boarding with an Argentinean family near Bariioche … More…

Palm Springs: Moguls, Mobsters and Movie Stars Launched California's Desert
Dry air, year-round sunshine and healing mineral waters have been drawing the glitterati to Southern California’s desert playland ever since the first hotel opened here in 1886. Word soon got out that this spot ??? called la palma de la mano de Dios … More…

Palm Springs: Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run crash
Palm Springs police today sought a pickup truck driver who ran from the scene of a fatal collision with a motorcycle rider, a sergeant said today. iStock photo. ???Traffic investigators are tracking down leads and close to finding a suspect,??? Palm … More…

Top 25 US destinations: TripAdvisor's winners
21); Palm Springs, Calif. (No. 23) and Naples, Fla. (No. 24). To compile the awards, TripAdvisor weighs users' rankings for hotels, restaurants and attractions in various locales, along with the number of times a destination is pinned as a favorite on More…

Developer offers to create 'horticulture walk' in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS — A local developer is offering to replace storm damaged trees at Ruth Hardy Park, create a “horticulture walk” that celebrates the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and provide energy efficient upgrades to homes it plans to build. More…

Palm Springs man pleads guilty to DUI
INDIO — A Palm Springs man whose truck collided with a compact car, injuring the 73-year-old driver, pleaded guilty Monday to driving under the influence. Carlos Randolfo Alvarez, 51, admitted to a count of felony DUI causing an injury and misdemeanor More…

Palm Springs police look for witness of fatal hit-and-run
Palm Springs police are looking for the driver of a white Ford F-9 pickup who ran from the scene of a fatal crash with a motorcyclist at about 4:30 a.m. Sunday on East Palm Canyon Drive, in front of the Ace Hotel. / Sherry Barkas/The Desert Sun. More More…

Vote now for Salton Sea special license plate design
Student designs from Coachella Valley High School, Desert Hot Springs High School, La Quinta High School, Marywood-Palm Valley School and Palm Springs High School are in the running. Readers now have one week to vote for their favorite design. More…

Desert Arts: The Coachella Valley Has a Rich Arts History
I recently met with the gallerist, Woody Shimko, who established a presence in Palm Springs after operating a gallery in Provincetown, Mass., for several years, where during the peak season, more than 100 people an hour came through the doors. The More…

Hoteliers expect lull after record March
Call it a perfect storm of springtime activity; events like BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells and the White Party in Palm Springs, coupled with spring break, filled hotel rooms across the valley in March, breaking hotel tax collections records in More…

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