Palm Springs News for May 21st 2013

Palm Springs: Elderly passenger killed in collision
Authorities today identified a woman who was killed in a two-vehicle crash on the eastbound I-10 Freeway in the Palm Springs area. (Flickr/Andrew Malone). Maria Mendoza, 77, of Indio died at the scene of the crash, which occurred about 10:30 p.m … 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…

Motorcyclist hit, killed by pick up truck in Palm Springs
A motorcyclist was killed when he was hit by a pick up truck on East Palm Canyon Drive and Camino Real in Palm Springs early Sunday morning, May 19, 2013. / Sherry Barkas, The Desert Sun More…

Investigators say they're close to finding suspect in deadly Palm
Palm Springs police are on the trail of a driver suspected of fatally striking a motorcyclist at an intersection and running away from the scene, a sergeant said More…

Staycation in Palm Springs: 10 Places to Spend Your Memorial Day Weekend
It's about an hour east of Palm Springs on Interstate 10. There is a collection of a dozen armored vehicles, including five types of tanks. You'll also learn about The Desert Training Center, which dates back to World War II and served as a simulated 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…

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…

COACHELLA & PALM SPRINGS DIARY | My empirical life
I first visited Palm Springs years ago with my best friends , it was a case of : let's make a quick getaway out of LA for the weekend and catch some rays. Well the town certainly obliged with the rays – if ever there was a place that confirms the
My empirical life More…

Zero-net houses produce as much energy as they use
When they set out to build their dream house in Palm Springs on a half-acre lot virtually surrounded with mountain views, they decided to push the limits with a zero-net modern stunner — that is a house that produces as much energy as it uses. “I'm 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…

Officials surprised by tribe's quest for legal relief
Tribal Chairman Richard M. Milanovich, at right, listens to Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet during the dedication of a sculpture on the corner of Sunrise Way and Ramon Road to mark the four corners of Section 14, a plot of land that is viewed as the More…

Zero-net houses produce as much energy as they use
The home of Rick Walsh and Patrick Dowd in Palm Springs, designed by green architect Lance O'Donnell to be zero net, or carbon neutral, producing enough of its own energy to offset any power it takes from the grid. In this photo the slanted roof top 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…

Booking.com : Aloha Hotel Palm Springs , Palm Springs, U.S.A.
Located 1 mile from Palm Springs city centre, this Tahquitz River Estates hotel offers free Wi-Fi and daily yoga classes. More…

10 Places to Spend Your Memorial Day Weekend – Palm Springs Life
Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching, and there is plenty to do around the Palm Springs area to save you some gas and still have a great time. More…

Palm Springs Rattan creates custom replacement cushion program
"Our decision to offer Perfect Fit was in response to retailer requests for a reliable source and easy to manage program for quality replacement cushions," said Tami Newton, sales manager of Palm Springs Rattan and Garden Classics. "The program has More…

Palm Springs looks to draw business | The Desert Sun | mydesert.com
Coachella Valley officials heading to Sin City on Sunday hope what happens in Vegas doesn't stay in Vegas. 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…

Liberace film sets stage for tribute day
Annette Kesson, owner of Five-Star Adventures Tours, which gives tours of celebrity homes and landmarks in Palm Springs and Aspen, said the party will not only be a tribute to Liberace, but to the star-studded getaway that Palm Springs once was More…

Fire in Palm Springs home leaves six homeless
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue arrived at the 2800 block of Dolphin Circle at 5:56 p.m. this evening after callers said their grandmother's house was on fire and two people inside were trapped. Firefighters “made an aggressive fire attack” according to More…

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Palm Springs News for May 20th 2013

Zero-net houses produce as much energy as they use
The home of Rick Walsh and Patrick Dowd in Palm Springs, designed by green architect Lance O'Donnell to be zero net, or carbon neutral, producing enough of its own energy to offset any power it takes from the grid. In this photo the slanted roof top More…

Dog tied to railroad tracks in CA gets new home
THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. — The little dog left tied to the railroads tracks as a train approached is moving to a new home. The Palm Springs Desert Sun reports that the pooch named Banjo will live with Jeff and Louisa Moore of Huntington Beach. The More…

Zero-net houses produce as much energy as they use
When they set out to build their dream house in Palm Springs on a half-acre lot virtually surrounded with mountain views, they decided to push the limits with a zero-net modern stunner — that is a house that produces as much energy as it uses. “I'm More…

12 great Memorial Day getaways
Though other parts of California will be in the midst of "May Gray" and "June Gloom," Palm Springs still has nonstop sunshine–plus dozens of vintage shops, acclaimed restaurants such as Copley's on Palm Canyon (where celebrity chef Andrew Copley More…

Assemblyman Brian Nestande website flickers on feed
The second annual Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Hilton hotel in Palm Springs. Federal Judge Vaughn Walker, retired from the 9th Circuit, will headline the event. Tickets are $35. Information: (760) 416-8711 More…

Delve into the Coachella Valley's aquifer, water history on Sunday
After the Palm Springs-based Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians filed a lawsuit against the Coachella Valley's two major water agencies, The Desert Sun decided to deeply explore the desert's water sources — chiefly among them the vast underground More…

Motorcyclist hit, killed by pick up truck in Palm Springs
A motorcyclist was killed when he was hit by a pick up truck on East Palm Canyon Drive and Camino Real in Palm Springs early Sunday morning, May 19, 2013. / Sherry Barkas, The Desert Sun More…

Staycation in Palm Springs: 10 Places to Spend Your Memorial Day Weekend
It's about an hour east of Palm Springs on Interstate 10. There is a collection of a dozen armored vehicles, including five types of tanks. You'll also learn about The Desert Training Center, which dates back to World War II and served as a simulated More…

Charter revoked for Father's Heart in Thousand Palms
After more than a year of education and financial concerns about the campus, the Palm Springs Unified School District board voted Tuesday to revoke the charter of Father's Heart Charter School. The school, which has been open for two years, teaches More…

Officials surprised by tribe's quest for legal relief
Tribal Chairman Richard M. Milanovich, at right, listens to Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet during the dedication of a sculpture on the corner of Sunrise Way and Ramon Road to mark the four corners of Section 14, a plot of land that is viewed as the More…

Leopold, Fiction true at Ace Hotel in Palm Springs
“The talent buyer is a good friend of mine and she's been trying to get us to come out there for a while and finally our routing brings us through Palm Springs.” The singer-songwriter and guitarist was born in Detroit and relocated to California to More…

Booking.com : Aloha Hotel Palm Springs , Palm Springs, U.S.A.
Located 1 mile from Palm Springs city centre, this Tahquitz River Estates hotel offers free Wi-Fi and daily yoga classes. More…

COACHELLA & PALM SPRINGS DIARY | My empirical life
I first visited Palm Springs years ago with my best friends , it was a case of : let's make a quick getaway out of LA for the weekend and catch some rays. Well the town certainly obliged with the rays – if ever there was a place that confirms the
My empirical life More…

Officials say proposed hotel fees could boost flight schedules, help tourism
“The challenge is, we lose two-thirds of our flights,” Scott White, president and CEO for the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, said quite flatly in a recent interview, reviewing some of the challenges the region faces in summer More…

Police visit Palm Springs medical marijuana dispensaries
Palm Springs police went to C.C.O.C, 650 S. Oleander Road, on Friday to enforce a court order requiring the medical marijuana dispensary, which does not have a city-approved permit, to close. / Xochitl Pena/The Desert Sun More…

Cool Confines, Warm Welcome at Desert Ice Castle
"People need to know about the Desert Ice Castle, especially when it's eight million degrees out here in the summer," said Meshkov of Palm Springs. "This is a wonderful rink and everybody here is super-nice; it's very reasonably priced and with great More…

Versatile Kayla Wilson of La Quinta HS racking up records
They will be joined by 12 other area qualifiers representing Palm Springs in Division II, Indio, Palm Desert and Desert Hot Springs in Division III and Xavier Prep in Division IV. Wilson, also a member of the league co-champs in basketball, has been More…

Fire in Palm Springs home leaves six homeless
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue arrived at the 2800 block of Dolphin Circle at 5:56 p.m. this evening after callers said their grandmother's house was on fire and two people inside were trapped. Firefighters “made an aggressive fire attack” according to More…

Deaf artist brings skills to schools
Students in Palm Beach County who are deaf or hard of hearing will get a taste of visual storytelling from CJ Jones ??? an internally known deaf artist. Jones next week will conduct drama workshops at Indian Pines Elementary in Lake Worth, Palm Springs … More…

Palm Springs police arrest man on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle
PALM SPRINGS — Police arrested a man early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle, Sgt. Kelly Fieux said. Police spotted Moises Arias, who is in his late 20s, in the 1800 block of Rochelle Road shortly after 1 a.m., Fieux said. He More…

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Palm Springs News for May 19th 2013

Charter revoked for Father's Heart in Thousand Palms
After more than a year of education and financial concerns about the campus, the Palm Springs Unified School District board voted Tuesday to revoke the charter of Father's Heart Charter School. The school, which has been open for two years, teaches More…

Leopold, Fiction true at Ace Hotel in Palm Springs
Tonight, he and his band perform at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs. “We're really excited to get out there,” said James. “The talent buyer is a good friend of mine and she's been trying to get us to come out there for a while and finally our routing More…

THC Supporters Rally at Palm Springs Marijuana Dispensary
A group of medical marijuana supporters gathered outside THC (The Holistic Collective) at 2235 North Palm Canyon Drive on Thursday holding signs in support of the dispensary and protesting its impending closure. ???Come save the collective! People need … More…

Deaf artist brings skills to schools
Students in Palm Beach County who are deaf or hard of hearing will get a taste of visual storytelling from CJ Jones ??? an internally known deaf artist. Jones next week will conduct drama workshops at Indian Pines Elementary in Lake Worth, Palm Springs … More…

Dog tied to railroad tracks in CA gets new home
THOUSAND PALMS, Calif. — The little dog left tied to the railroads tracks as a train approached is moving to a new home. The Palm Springs Desert Sun reports that the pooch named Banjo will live with Jeff and Louisa Moore of Huntington Beach. The More…

Versatile Kayla Wilson of La Quinta HS racking up records
They will be joined by 12 other area qualifiers representing Palm Springs in Division II, Indio, Palm Desert and Desert Hot Springs in Division III and Xavier Prep in Division IV. Wilson, also a member of the league co-champs in basketball, has been More…

Delve into the Coachella Valley's aquifer, water history on Sunday
After the Palm Springs-based Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians filed a lawsuit against the Coachella Valley's two major water agencies, The Desert Sun decided to deeply explore the desert's water sources — chiefly among them the vast underground More…

Stanton Optical Gives Back to the Community Through Local and National
PALM SPRINGS, Fla., May 17, 2013 — /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Stanton Optical is especially proud of their community involvement program with the support of both non-profit charity organizations and humanitarian groups. The eyeglass store encourages the More…

Police visit Palm Springs medical marijuana dispensaries
Palm Springs police went to C.C.O.C, 650 S. Oleander Road, on Friday to enforce a court order requiring the medical marijuana dispensary, which does not have a city-approved permit, to close. / Xochitl Pena/The Desert Sun More…

12 great Memorial Day getaways
Though other parts of California will be in the midst of "May Gray" and "June Gloom," Palm Springs still has nonstop sunshine–plus dozens of vintage shops, acclaimed restaurants such as Copley's on Palm Canyon (where celebrity chef Andrew Copley More…

Palm Springs leaders look to draw business at commercial real estate meeting
Michael Braun, senior vice president att Wessman Development points to the Saks build at the old Desert Fashion Plaza which will be torn down in the next few weeks. Photo taken on Thursday, May 9, 2013 in Palm Springs. About 80 percent of the mall has More…

Assemblyman Brian Nestande website flickers on feed
The second annual Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast will be held at 9:30 a.m. Thursday at the Hilton hotel in Palm Springs. Federal Judge Vaughn Walker, retired from the 9th Circuit, will headline the event. Tickets are $35. Information: (760) 416-8711 More…

Celebrate: Saguaro Palm Springs Day
They even had a dedication speech by Palm Springs’ Rick Hutcheson declaring May 16, Saguaro Palm Springs Day. The margarita was as it should be, strong and not too tart. El Jefe is known for its tequila and while I enjoyed the classic cocktail, this … More…

Officials say proposed hotel fees could boost flight schedules, help tourism
“The challenge is, we lose two-thirds of our flights,” Scott White, president and CEO for the Greater Palm Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau, said quite flatly in a recent interview, reviewing some of the challenges the region faces in summer More…

Protestors rally outside dispensary
PALM SPRINGSPALM SPRINGS – A group of medical marijuana supporters gathered outside THC (The Holistic Collective) at 2235 North Palm Canyon Drive on Thursday holding signs in support of the dispensary and protesting its impending closure. More…

Women Business Leaders: Dream, Teamwork, Passion
She shared her background and inspirations during the inaugural Women in Business awards program presented by Palm Springs Life on May 14 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Springs in Palm Desert. The program recognizes the business accomplishments of More…

Leopold, Fiction true at Ace Hotel in Palm Springs
“The talent buyer is a good friend of mine and she's been trying to get us to come out there for a while and finally our routing brings us through Palm Springs.” The singer-songwriter and guitarist was born in Detroit and relocated to California to More…

The Name Game: Think of the Possibilities if the Coachella Valley's Cities Merged
When people from out of state or other countries hear the term "Coachella Valley," they usually think of Palm Springs as its most relevant community. That outdated perception has been perpetuated for decades, going back to Hollywood's golden years More…

Cool Confines, Warm Welcome at Desert Ice Castle
"People need to know about the Desert Ice Castle, especially when it's eight million degrees out here in the summer," said Meshkov of Palm Springs. "This is a wonderful rink and everybody here is super-nice; it's very reasonably priced and with great More…

Palm Springs police arrest man on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle
PALM SPRINGS — Police arrested a man early Saturday morning on suspicion of driving a stolen vehicle, Sgt. Kelly Fieux said. Police spotted Moises Arias, who is in his late 20s, in the 1800 block of Rochelle Road shortly after 1 a.m., Fieux said. He More…

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Palm Springs News for May 18th 2013

Women Business Leaders: Dream, Teamwork, Passion
She shared her background and inspirations during the inaugural Women in Business awards program presented by Palm Springs Life on May 14 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Springs in Palm Desert. The program recognizes the business accomplishments of More…

Business-Building Program Opens Palm Springs Campus
On Thursday night, there was a ribbon cutting ceremony in Palm Springs for a new campus that will help start-up businesses here in the valley. The Coachella Valley Innovation Hub, or iHub, helps businesses with mentors, ideas and a place to start their More…

Protestors rally outside dispensary
PALM SPRINGSPALM SPRINGS – A group of medical marijuana supporters gathered outside THC (The Holistic Collective) at 2235 North Palm Canyon Drive on Thursday holding signs in support of the dispensary and protesting its impending closure. More…

Celebrate: Saguaro Palm Springs Day
They even had a dedication speech by Palm Springs’ Rick Hutcheson declaring May 16, Saguaro Palm Springs Day. The margarita was as it should be, strong and not too tart. El Jefe is known for its tequila and while I enjoyed the classic cocktail, this … More…

Charter revoked for Father's Heart in Thousand Palms
After more than a year of education and financial concerns about the campus, the Palm Springs Unified School District board voted Tuesday to revoke the charter of Father's Heart Charter School. The school, which has been open for two years, teaches More…

Palm Springs leaders look to draw business at commercial real estate meeting
Michael Braun, senior vice president att Wessman Development points to the Saks build at the old Desert Fashion Plaza which will be torn down in the next few weeks. Photo taken on Thursday, May 9, 2013 in Palm Springs. About 80 percent of the mall has More…

Lux New Lodging Coming to Palm Springs – MeetingsFocus.com
Slated for a 2015 opening, the new construction, luxury hotel will feature 190 rooms and a rooftop bar and pool–the first of its kind for Palm Springs. Located in the epicenter of the city's revitalized downtown on North Palm Canyon Drive, the hotel More…

THC Supporters Rally at Palm Springs Marijuana Dispensary
A group of medical marijuana supporters gathered outside THC (The Holistic Collective) at 2235 North Palm Canyon Drive on Thursday holding signs in support of the dispensary and protesting its impending closure. ???Come save the collective! People need … More…

Noir festival-goers take trip back to old Hollywood
Ruby Morgan, of Palm Springs and Chris Perry of Yucca Valley attend the Arthur Lyons Film Noir 2013 Festival during opening night at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs on Thursday. / Taya Gray/Special to The Desert Sun. More. PALM SPRINGS More…

Palm Springs history: Santos Catering bus promised a grand party
Santos and Lynda De Jesus moved to Palm Springs in 1935 and Santos began working in the kitchen of the world-famous Palm Springs Tennis Club. The Tennis Club, owned by pioneer developer Pearl McCallum McManus, specialized in elegant dining, More…

Cool Confines, Warm Welcome at Desert Ice Castle
"People need to know about the Desert Ice Castle, especially when it's eight million degrees out here in the summer," said Meshkov of Palm Springs. "This is a wonderful rink and everybody here is super-nice; it's very reasonably priced and with great More…

Car Service To San Diego And Palm Springs To LAX Transport From American
American Executive Transportation http://www.mylaxlimo.com announces car service from San Diego to LAX and Palm Springs to LAX by calling 310-642-6600. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013. American Executive Transportation More…

The Name Game: Think of the Possibilities if the Coachella Valley's Cities Merged
When people from out of state or other countries hear the term "Coachella Valley," they usually think of Palm Springs as its most relevant community. That outdated perception has been perpetuated for decades, going back to Hollywood's golden years More…

Police visit Palm Springs medical marijuana dispensaries
Palm Springs police went to C.C.O.C, 650 S. Oleander Road, on Friday to enforce a court order requiring the medical marijuana dispensary, which does not have a city-approved permit, to close. / Xochitl Pena/The Desert Sun More…

Protestors rally outside Palm Springs medical marijuana dispensary
PALM SPRINGS — A group of medical marijuana supporters gathered outside THC (The Holistic Collective) at 2235 North Palm Canyon Drive on Thursday holding signs in support of the dispensary. “Come save the collective! People need to medicate! More…

Leopold, Fiction true at Ace Hotel in Palm Springs
Tonight, he and his band perform at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs. “We're really excited to get out there,” said James. “The talent buyer is a good friend of mine and she's been trying to get us to come out there for a while and finally our routing More…

Palm Springs history: Santos Catering bus promised a grand party
PALM SPRINGS — Santos De Jesus earned his spot in local history as the premier Palm Springs caterer, providing all of the necessities and luxuries for formal parties, as well as for the relaxed style of entertaining that fit perfectly into the casual More…

Joshua Tree crash victim dies of injuries
A Joshua Tree man who was injured in a Palm Springs truck crash in February died of his injuries Tuesday. Gavin Alexander, 23, was pronounced dead at 5:45 a.m. at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Riverside County coroner's officials said. More…

Noir festival-goers take trip back to old Hollywood
PALM SPRINGS — Cinephiles began their pilgrimage back to an era of flawed heroes and femme fatales Thursday as the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival kicked off at the Camelot Theatres. Producer and host Alan K. Rode told colleagues after introducing More…

Stanton Optical Gives Back to the Community Through Local and National
PALM SPRINGS, Fla., May 17, 2013 — /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Stanton Optical is especially proud of their community involvement program with the support of both non-profit charity organizations and humanitarian groups. The eyeglass store encourages the More…

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Palm Springs News for May 17th 2013

DWA officials: Tribe's suit a money grab
“This is a lawsuit to take away the public's water rights and generate even more revenue for the tribe,” said Pat Oygar, board president at Desert Water Agency that, along with the Coachella Valley Water District, faces a lawsuit from the Palm Springs More…

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Noir festival-goers take trip back to old Hollywood
PALM SPRINGS — Cinephiles began their pilgrimage back to an era of flawed heroes and femme fatales Thursday as the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival kicked off at the Camelot Theatres. Producer and host Alan K. Rode told colleagues after introducing More…

Joshua Tree crash victim dies of injuries
A Joshua Tree man who was injured in a Palm Springs truck crash in February died of his injuries Tuesday. Gavin Alexander, 23, was pronounced dead at 5:45 a.m. at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Riverside County coroner's officials said. More…

Weekender: Tony Bennett, Huey Lewis, Joshua Tree Music Festival
7:30 p.m.: "Three Strangers" opens the 14th annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. The festival features a mix of landmark and obscure vintage movies from the classic film noir era. The opening movie features Sydney More…

American Tejay van Garderen Claims 2nd of Amgen Tour in Palm Springs
Aftab Dada Chairman of Palm Springs Resorts presents flowers to American cyclist Tejay van Garderen, who took second during Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California race on May 13. American cyclist Tejay van Garderen garnered a runner-up finish during More…

A Desert Resort Getaway for $99 a Night
That’s the high season for visitors to Palm Springs and the surrounding cities, in part because of major events like Modernism Week and in part because temperatures can hover in the 70s, and even 80s, while snow falls in many parts of the country … More…

Desert Water Agency board president says suit is 'irresponsible'
PALM SPRINGS — Two Coachella Valley water agencies named in a surprise lawsuit over water rights are challenging the claim from the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians that water quality is getting worse. “This is a lawsuit to take away the public More…

Lux New Lodging Coming to Palm Springs – MeetingsFocus.com
Slated for a 2015 opening, the new construction, luxury hotel will feature 190 rooms and a rooftop bar and pool–the first of its kind for Palm Springs. Located in the epicenter of the city's revitalized downtown on North Palm Canyon Drive, the hotel More…

Palm Springs history: Santos Catering bus promised a grand party
Santos and Lynda De Jesus moved to Palm Springs in 1935 and Santos began working in the kitchen of the world-famous Palm Springs Tennis Club. The Tennis Club, owned by pioneer developer Pearl McCallum McManus, specialized in elegant dining, More…

Rain can't deter Palm Springs International Film Festival programmers at Cannes
But for the Palm Springs International Film Festival, the day began much earlier with the first market screening at 10 am. Sadly, some of my colleagues experienced the frustration of being turned away from the screening of Paul Schrader's new film The More…

Film Noir fest speaker Lindsay-Hogg links eras
PALM SPRINGS — Guest appearances by golden age of cinema stars are almost as important as the films in the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, launching tonight at Camelot Theatres. And with a program featuring six stars or relatives from 12 classic and More…

Palm Springs leaders approve budgets
PALM SPRINGS — The Palm Springs City Council on Wednesday approved its various budgets for fiscal year 2013-14, which include more than $30,000 in additional funding for community organizations. The fiscal year begins July 1. The city's general fund More…

Car Service To San Diego And Palm Springs To LAX Transport From American
American Executive Transportation http://www.mylaxlimo.com announces car service from San Diego to LAX and Palm Springs to LAX by calling 310-642-6600. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013. American Executive Transportation More…

Sheri Dettman Featured In Vancouver Sun Article About Palm Springs Real
Sheri Dettman, Principle Realtor of Sheri Dettman & Associates in La Quinta, was featured in The Vancouver Sun's recent news story about Canadians purchasing homes in the Palm Springs Real Estate Market. La Quinta, California (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 More…

The Saguaro Palm Springs Named One of Cond? Nast Traveler's
The Saguaro Palm Springs has been named one of Cond? Nast's editors' picks for the world's best new hotels and spas in the magazine's 17th annual Hot List. More…

Car Service To San Diego And Palm Springs To LAX Transport From American
Share. Thursday, May 16th 2013. Logo. Search VSM: Advanced. American Executive Transportation http://www.mylaxlimo.com announces car service from San Diego to LAX and Palm Springs to LAX by calling 310-642-6600. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May More…

Palm Springs to close pot shop
Collective members say they believe the city of Palm Springs is using the recent state Supreme Court ruling that allows cities to ban collectives, to target them. Elwin Hughes is an army veteran who depends on medical marijuana. “it relaxes me, it … More…

Central Sports & Recreation Notes
The Palm Springs Middle School boys soccer team won its third straight county championship with a 3-1 victory against Duncan Middle in the title game. Palm Springs jumped out to a 1-0 lead six minutes into the game on a goal by Francisco Narvarro. More…

Firefighters have blaze in unoccupied Palm Springs building under control
A fire that broke out this evening in an unoccupied structure in Palm Springs is under control, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said. Firefighters responded at about 8:15 p.m. to a fire in the 3900 block of Gulfstream Road. On arrival, they found a More…

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Palm Springs News for May 16th 2013

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PALM SPRINGS, California: Colombian cyclist Janier Acevedo battled dehydration, steep climbs and oppressive heat to win stage two of the Tour of California, finishing 12 seconds ahead of America's Tejay van Garderen on Monday. In temperatures that More…

Firefighters have blaze in unoccupied Palm Springs building under control
A fire that broke out this evening in an unoccupied structure in Palm Springs is under control, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said. Firefighters responded at about 8:15 p.m. to a fire in the 3900 block of Gulfstream Road. On arrival, they found a More…

Palm Springs: Moguls, Mobsters and Movie Stars Launched California's Desert
Two years later, what had morphed from la palma into "the Springs" incorporated to officially become Palm Springs — although insiders continued to call it the Springs — and Wertheimer's casino, the Dunes Club, was packed with elite rollers and shakers. More…

Here's Palm Springs's First New Downtown Hotel Since the '80s
The big hotel news just won't quit this week. Yesterday Kimpton officially announced that they would be operating the six-story, 190-room hotel that will be built More…

Palm Springs leaders approve budgets
PALM SPRINGS — The Palm Springs City Council on Wednesday approved its various budgets for fiscal year 2013-14, which include more than $30,000 in additional funding for community organizations. The fiscal year begins July 1. The city's general fund More…

Hell on earth in California
His rider was, later, loaded into an ambulance and driven down from the tramway climb above Palm Springs, where stage two of the Amgen Tour of California ended — in victory for some, and agony for others. Organizers later said they heard nothing of More…

Prep Softball Wild Card: Hesperia rolls over Palm Springs
HESPERIA o Monique Smith was in the stands watching her daughter Claresha Clemons of Palm Springs pitch against Hesperia in a CIF-Southern Section Division 4 wild-card game on Tuesday. Throughout the contest Smith wondered if it had been worth it More…

Kimpton To Bring Their Nightly Wine Hour to Palm Springs
The Kimpton Palm Springs will be an entirely new build hotel on North Palm Canyon Drive with 190 hotel rooms and a rooftop bar and pool, a first for the area. There will also be a "chef-driven restaurant", over 24,000 square feet total of event and More…

Palm Springs council to vote on median plan
PALM SPRINGS — The turf-heavy medians along Tahquitz Canyon Way between Sunrise and Indian Canyon are poised to get a $1.9 million desert-friendly makeover. The Palm Springs City Council today is expected to vote on approving construction plans More…

Sheri Dettman Featured In Vancouver Sun Article About Palm Springs Real
Sheri Dettman, Principle Realtor of Sheri Dettman & Associates in La Quinta, was featured in The Vancouver Sun's recent news story about Canadians purchasing homes in the Palm Springs Real Estate Market. La Quinta, California (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 More…

What Gay Bars In Palm Springs Are Like | Los Angeles, I'm Yours – Huffington Post
Anyone who has ever visited Palm Springs is aware that there is a huge LGBT culture in the city. It's been estimated that the city is one third gay and that it has the "fifth largest percentage of same-sex households in the nation." It's a homosexual More…

Film Noir Festival Brings Black and White Classics to Life
Lyons was a leading figure in Palm Springs community affairs, and a celebrated mystery writer. His love of tall tales and dark characters led him to create a showcase of long-forgotten films, as well as cherished favorites. The Camelot Theatres (2300 E More…

Rain can't deter Palm Springs International Film Festival programmers at Cannes
But for the Palm Springs International Film Festival, the day began much earlier with the first market screening at 10 am. Sadly, some of my colleagues experienced the frustration of being turned away from the screening of Paul Schrader's new film The More…

Man succumbs to injuries from Palm Springs crash
Gavin Alexander died at 5:45 a.m. at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, where he had been hospitalized since the Feb. 21 crash on eastbound Interstate 10, a mile west of State Route 62, according to the Riverside County Coroner's Office. More…

Palm Desert, Valley Eateries Gear Up for Restaurant Week 2013
"Founded in 2007, Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week showcases the diverse dining and leisure opportunities in the city of Palm Springs and surrounding communities of the greater Coachella Valley," a press release from the group says. "In just More…

Palm Springs eyes desert-friendly median makeover
More information: (760) 323-8204. More. PALM SPRINGS — The turf-heavy medians along Tahquitz Canyon Way between Sunrise and Indian Canyon are poised to get a $1.9 million desert-friendly makeover. The Palm Springs City Council on Wednesday is More…

Calif tribe files suit in federal court over water rights around Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS, California — The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has filed a federal lawsuit to assert its water rights in the booming Coachella Valley, which is home to Palm Springs and a number of luxurious golf courses and resorts. The lawsuit More…

Film Noir Festival opens in Palm Springs Thursday
The festival was founded in 2000 by mystery author and Palm Springs community leader Arthur Lyons and his wife, Barbara, as the Palm Springs Film Noir Festival. The event was renamed the Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival in 2008 after Lyons' death. More…

British hiker found dead on Palm Springs trail | The Desert Sun
A hiker from the United Kingdom died Saturday after falling about 40 to 50 feet while coming down the Museum Trail behind the Palm Springs Art Museum. More…

Weekender: Tony Bennett, Huey Lewis, Joshua Tree Music Festival
7:30 p.m.: "Three Strangers" opens the 14th annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. The festival features a mix of landmark and obscure vintage movies from the classic film noir era. The opening movie features Sydney More…

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Palm Springs News for May 15th 2013

Kimpton To Bring Their Nightly Wine Hour to Palm Springs
Kimpton To Bring Their Nightly Wine Hour to Palm Springs || HotelChatter. More…

Kimpton Hotels touts future presence in Palm Springs | The Desert
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants officially announced plans to operate a new 190- room hotel in downtown Palm Springs that will be the cornerstone of a massive More…

Al Jolson Bought Same Palm Springs House Twice
His legacy continues to be honored each year, this time in Palm Springs where the International Al Jolson Society will hold its 63rd annual festival, May 16-19, at the Spa Resort and Casino. David Miller, publicist for the society and a Sun City More…

CYCLING: Sizzling finish provides Tour of California lead
PALM SPRINGS ??? Janier Acevedo savagely worked his way to the Palm Springs Tramway, a blistering climb in 115-degree heat in which he emerged from a strong array of climbers to win the second stage of the eight-day Amgen Tour of California on … More…

Meyer expected to recoup Palm Springs time loss in San Jose TT
Meyer had been detached from the elite bunch a little over mid-way up the gruelling Palm Springs Aerial Tramway climb and did his best under the baking Californian sun to cross the line in 10th-place, 1:40 down on the new Colombian yellow jersey wearer. More…

Palm Springs International Film Festival programmers go to Cannes
As the Palm Springs International Film Festival gears up for its 25th anniversary edition in January 2014, the programming team of the festival, including Executive Director Darryl Macdonald, Artistic Director Helen du Toit, Senior Programmer Alissa More…

Tour Of California Shakes And Bakes In Searing Palm Springs Heat
The 6.4 kilometer-long 10% grade to the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway was always expected to be a decisive part of the 2013 Tour of California, but with More…

Tour of California shakes and bakes in searing Palm Springs heat
The 6.4 kilometer-long 10% grade to the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway was always expected to be a decisive part of the 2013 Tour of California, but with temperatures on the road soaring well into the 110-degree range – Orica GreenEdge’s Cameron Meyer … More…

Colombia's Javier Acevedo leads Tour of California
The peloton rapidly approaches the leaders on North Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, Calif., during the Amgen Tour of California Bike Race on Monday, May 13, 2013. This was Stage 2 of the race which started in Murrieta, Calif., and finished in Palm More…

Palm Springs Animal Shelter friends seek foster parents for pets
Patrice Brayer, director of the Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter, feeds a 4-week-old kitten she named Spitfire. The kitten and others could benefit from foster parents that provide special care on a temporary basis. / Xochitl Pe?a/The Desert More…

Tour de California: J?nier Acevedo corona el infierno de Palm Springs y asume
45 grados, el colombiano J?nier Acevedo (Jamis-Hagens Berman), gan? la segunda etapa del Amgen Tour de California 2013 que se corri? sobre 199,7 kms entreMurrieta y Greater Palm Springs, al entrar en solitario con 5 horas 7 minutos 40 segundos. More…

Hiker Collapses, Dies on Valley Trail
He fell Saturday while hiking 300 yards up the Palm Springs Museum Trail west of the museum, according to the Riverside County Coroner's Office. The victim was found on a hillside at 1:13 p.m., records indicated. -City News Service. Related Topics More…

Kimpton heading to Palm Springs
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is heading to sunny Palm Springs with a new four-star hotel in the center of the city's recently revitalized downtown district. The 190-room hotel will have a rooftop pool and bar, as well as a chef-driven restaurant and 24 More…

Colombia's Javier Acevedo takes the lead in Tour of California
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Javier Acevedo of Colombia bolted to the front with about 700 yards left in final steep climb, winning Monday's second stage in scorching heat to take the overall lead at the Tour of California. The 27-year-old rider More…

Wasabi of Palm Springs is on a 'Roll'
So as we settled in to a cozy table at Wasabi in Palm Springs — a charming bamboo partition, with a little thatched roof, lantern, and sakura flowers, separated us from our fellow diners — our eyes were immediately drawn to a large selection of rolls More…

Four Star Kimpton Hotel Planned for Downtown Palm Springs
continues to evolve as a tourist and group travel destination." Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet said city officials "are thrilled that Kimpton Hotels has partnered with Wessman Development to bring a four-star hotel and rooftop bar to the heart of More…

Meyer Expected To Recoup Palm Springs Time Loss In San Jose TT
Orica GreenEdge rider distanced by pure climbers on taxing ascent. More…

Agua Caliente tribe sues over Palm Springs area water
The lawsuit was filed against the U.S. Interior Department, Bureau of Indian Affairs and administration officials, and not against the Agua Caliente band, which holds a substantial amount of land in and near Palm Springs. Other government officials More…

Palm Desert, Valley Eateries Gear Up for Restaurant Week 2013
La Quinta, Palm Springs, Indian Wells, Desert Hot Springs, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Cathedral City, and Indio all have restaurants in the program– a significant growth since restaurant week's local inception just six years ago. "Founded in 2007 More…

Vacationist Hotel Deals: Palm Springs, Chicago + Fiji – Carry On
The Saguaro Palm Springs – up to 55% off. Palm Springs, CA Reminiscent in its design of Palm Springs' heyday as Hollywood's desert playground, the Saguaro More…

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Palm Springs News for May 14th 2013

Hiker Collapses, Dies on Valley Trail
He fell Saturday while hiking 300 yards up the Palm Springs Museum Trail west of the museum, according to the Riverside County Coroner's Office. The victim was found on a hillside at 1:13 p.m., records indicated. -City News Service. Related Topics More…

Shoppers boost Coachella Valley cities' tax revenue
Desert Hot Springs still collected among the least in sales taxes of valley cities: $1.5 million last year. That's compared with $10.6 million in nearby Palm Springs and $16.5 million in Palm Desert, the two biggest collectors. Desert Hot Springs More…

Tour of California shakes and bakes in searing Palm Springs heat
The 6.4 kilometer-long 10% grade to the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway was always expected to be a decisive part of the 2013 Tour of California, but with temperatures on the road soaring well into the 110-degree range – Orica GreenEdge’s Cameron Meyer … More…

Javier Acevedo of Colombia wins stage 2 to take overall lead at Tour of California
The 27-year-old rider completed the 124.1-mile Murrieta to Greater Palm Springs road race in 5 hours, 7 minutes and 40 seconds as temperatures approached 110 degrees. Acevedo, who rides for American team Jamis-Hagens Berman, leads American More…

Late surge propels Janier Acevedo Colle to win
PALM SPRINGS — Philip Deignan held a comfortable 100-yard lead as he turned onto Tramway Road. But facing what some have called the most substantial climb in professional cycling, he faded less than two kilometers before the finish line. Deignan's More…

Hiker collapses, dies on hike in Palm Springs
A man from the United Kingdom collapsed and died during a hike near the Palm Springs Art Museum, the coroner's office reported today. The 55-year-old subject was not publicly identified, while his family was being notified. He fell Saturday while More…

CIF-SS baseball playoffs
The Cavaliers open Thursday at home against the winner of Tuesday's wild-card game between Palm Springs and West Covina. Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 3:06 pm | Updated: 3:16 pm, Mon May 13, 2013. CIF-SS baseball playoffs 0 comments. CIF-SS More…

British hiker found dead on Palm Springs trail
PALM SPRINGS — A hiker from the United Kingdom died after falling about 40 to 50 feet while coming down the trail behind the Palm Springs Art Museum on Saturday. “It's unknown if he died from because of a medical issue or from the fall,” Palm Springs More…

Kimpton Hotels announces plan to operate new hotel in downtown Palm Springs
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants officially announced plans to operate a new 190-room hotel in downtown Palm Springs that will be the cornerstone of a massive redevelopment at a 14-acre site in downtown Palm Springs being developed by Wessman More…

Tour de California: J?nier Acevedo corona el infierno de Palm Springs y asume
45 grados, el colombiano J?nier Acevedo (Jamis-Hagens Berman), gan? la segunda etapa del Amgen Tour de California 2013 que se corri? sobre 199,7 kms entreMurrieta y Greater Palm Springs, al entrar en solitario con 5 horas 7 minutos 40 segundos. More…

Palm Springs Animal Shelter friends seek foster parents for pets
Patrice Brayer, director of the Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter, feeds a 4-week-old kitten she named Spitfire. The kitten and others could benefit from foster parents that provide special care on a temporary basis. / Xochitl Pe?a/The Desert More…

Amgen Tour Riders Will Climb Final Leg of Palm Springs Stage
The Amgen, recognized as one of the nation's premier cycling events, is set to tear through part of the Coachella Valley May 13 with with an exhaustive final More…

Kimpton heading to Palm Springs – San Francisco Business Times
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is heading to sunny Palm Springs with a new four- start… More…

Amgen Tour Takes Extra Security Measures in Light of Boston Bombing
Organizers of the Amgen Tour of California–Stage 2 of which is leaving Monday from Murrieta and takes riders into Palm Desert on their way to finish in Palm Springs–are taking extra security precautions in light of the recent tragedy at the Boston More…

PS Tramway Celebrates Mother's Day with Ride 'n' Dine
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is holding its annual Mother's Day celebration with a discounted trip up the mountain plus brunch. Video by kmir6.com. video. PALM SPRINGS – The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is holding its annual Mother's Day More…

Rattie first to reach 50 career WHL playoff goals as Winterhawks make Memorial
EDMONTON ??? As timing would have it, Shauna Rattie’s annual spring getaway trip to Palm Springs, Florida, lands right in the last weekend May. But thanks to Sunday afternoon’s recent developments ??? a 5-1 Portland Winterhawks win over the Edmonton … More…

'Art Party' at Palm Springs Art Museum a big hit for Mother's Day visitors
Volunteer Maria Hunt talks about water color techniques Sunday with museum-goers Juana Serrano of Desert Hot Springs and her son Jonathan Serrano, 6, in a hands-on painting workshop during Art Party '13 at the Palm Springs Art Museum. / Crystal More…

Palm Springs celebrates as singing icons' mecca
With the Marilyn Monroe statue, the midcentury modern homes and the plethora of tribute artists saluting the music of Palm Springs' “golden era,” all we need to turn the city into Jackrabbit Slim's is a mayor who can do a good Ed Sullivan impersonation. More…

Sally Kellerman Stays True to Her Singing
“I needed to act as much as I needed to sing,” Sally Kellerman revealed in a recent interview with Palm Springs Life. An accomplished artist at both, the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actress is living proof that all dreams are possible. More…

Anniversary Dinner in Palm Springs? – Palm Springs Forum – TripAdvisor
Been doing a little research and think I have it narrowed down to 3 spots. Spencer's Copley's Miro's Which of the 3 should I chose for a mid 30s couple? More…

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Palm Springs News for May 13th 2013

Scholarly locals are off to the races
Stanford University and the Kentucky Derby merged when the Stanford Club of the Desert held its annual Derby Day party at the sleek home of Rob Burrington and Julian Di Ciurcio in Palm Springs. The house was brimming with smart Stanford alumni of More…

Palm Springs Steel Home Gains New Owners Bent on Restoration
The last of the seven prefab Steel Homes in the historic Racquet Club Estates of North Palm Springs has been recently purchased with the intent of restoring the More…

Shoppers boost Coachella Valley cities' tax revenue
Desert Hot Springs still collected among the least in sales taxes of valley cities: $1.5 million last year. That's compared with $10.6 million in nearby Palm Springs and $16.5 million in Palm Desert, the two biggest collectors. Desert Hot Springs More…

RSA weighing who to back for supervisor spot
Ruiz on Monday will headline the Palm Springs Navy League's meeting. It starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Desert Falls Country Club in Palm Desert. Tickets are $20. Information: (760) 777-1158 o Riverside County Supervisor John Benoit will hold a meet-and More…

Lohan wants to leave rehab after Adderall supply cut off
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., May 11 (UPI) — Actress Lindsay Lohan is threatening to leave the Betty Ford Center near Palm Springs, Calif., after doctors cut off her supply of Adderall, sources told TMZ. Sources close to the "Mean Girls" actress said doctors More…

iHub tenants driven to create new technology
Lenny Caprino, President of NRG Power Cells in Palm Springs shows a model of his Smart-Eco-Cell solid state battery on May 1. The battery stores electricity instantly, is non-toxic, has chemical free storage, never needs replacement, and has over 1 More…

Honorees selected at 21st Senior Inspiration Awards luncheon
Back row: Cathedral City Mayor Kathy DeRosa, Milton Katz, Coachella Mayor Eduardo Garcia, Desert Hot Springs Mayor Yvonne Parks, Indian Wells Mayor Mary Roche, Indio Mayor Elaine Holmes, La Quinta Mayor Don Adolph, Palm Desert Mayor Jan More…

'Art Party' at Palm Springs Art Museum a big hit for Mother's Day visitors
Volunteer Maria Hunt talks about water color techniques Sunday with museum-goers Juana Serrano of Desert Hot Springs and her son Jonathan Serrano, 6, in a hands-on painting workshop during Art Party '13 at the Palm Springs Art Museum. / Crystal More…

Lights go out for more than 1400 during Palm Springs, Cathedral City outages
The outage was reported at 7:20 p.m. Friday when problems with an underground vault occurred at the intersection of San Joaquin and Mission drives in Palm Springs. In Cathedral City, the problem occurred at the intersection of Gene Autry Trail and More…

Honorees selected at 21st Senior Inspiration Awards luncheon
The honorees were: Milton Katz Cathedral City; Maria Consuela Godwin, Coachella; Trudi Lain, Desert Hot Springs; Dr. Mel Barton, Indian Wells; Betty James, Indio; Phyllis Stuchul, La Quinta; Brett Romer, Palm Desert; Burton “Burt” Spivack, Palm Springs More…

Kat Wickham sets record, helps PS to fourth in Division II swimming
RIVERSIDE — During a team meeting on Friday night, Palm Springs High School swimmer Kat Wickham told her teammates she had to step up in the CIF Division II championships Saturday. Wickham rose to the occasion, winning two CIF championships as More…

Officials persuaded CareFusion to stay
CareFusion employees at the company's Palm Springs plant test the medical technology manufacturer's AVEA ventilators, which are used in critical care settings to support neonatal, pediatric and adult patients. / Photo courtesy of CareFusion More…

Director remembers landmark Elvis Presley performance – USA Today
The Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway will celebrate the 46th anniversary of Elvis and Priscilla Presley's Palm Springs honeymoon next weekend. But another recent anniversary may be even more significant in Elvis folklore. Forty years ago last month, NBC aired More…

British hiker found dead on Palm Springs trail
PALM SPRINGS — A hiker from the United Kingdom died after falling about 40 to 50 feet while coming down the trail behind the Palm Springs Art Museum on Saturday. “It's unknown if he died from because of a medical issue or from the fall,” Palm Springs More…

Rattie first to reach 50 career WHL playoff goals as Winterhawks make Memorial
EDMONTON ??? As timing would have it, Shauna Rattie’s annual spring getaway trip to Palm Springs, Florida, lands right in the last weekend May. But thanks to Sunday afternoon’s recent developments ??? a 5-1 Portland Winterhawks win over the Edmonton … More…

Guests shine bright at Evening Under the Stars event
PALM SPRINGS — The AIDS Assistance Program celebrated its 20th annual Evening Under the Stars fundraiser for food vouchers for residents living with HIV/AIDS on Saturday by featuring the red hot Cyndi Lauper at the O'Donnell Golf Club. But, instead of More…

Daniella in Palm Springs – Streetgeist
Daniella Palm Springs Street Style Portrait. Daniella in Palm Springs. 2013 May 8. tags: California, Palm Spings, Palm Springs Photo Festival. by Streetgeist More…

PALM SPRINGS: Man from England dies while hiking | Banning and
The man, 55, collapsed on the Museum Trail, the Riverside County coroner reported. More…

Philanthropist Harold Matzner honored with leadership award
After opening remarks by chamber President Andrew Starke and TV anchor Brooke Beare, Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet paid tribute to Matzner saying, “As mayor, I am fortunate to have Harold Matzner as a resident of Palm Springs. He has always More…

iHub Accelerator Campus helps guide new companies
PALM SPRINGS — At first glance, the Coachella Valley iHub's new Accelerator Campus in Palm Springs looks like anything but a center for new green companies ramping up business and jobs in the region. The campus, formerly the operations yard for the More…

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Palm Springs News for May 12th 2013

iHub Accelerator Campus helps guide new companies
PALM SPRINGS — At first glance, the Coachella Valley iHub's new Accelerator Campus in Palm Springs looks like anything but a center for new green companies ramping up business and jobs in the region. The campus, formerly the operations yard for the More…

Honorees selected at 21st Senior Inspiration Awards luncheon
The honorees were: Milton Katz Cathedral City; Maria Consuela Godwin, Coachella; Trudi Lain, Desert Hot Springs; Dr. Mel Barton, Indian Wells; Betty James, Indio; Phyllis Stuchul, La Quinta; Brett Romer, Palm Desert; Burton “Burt” Spivack, Palm Springs More…

Amgen Bike Race to Pass Through the Valley
PALM SPRINGS – The nation's largest cycling race, the Amgen Tour of California, will pass through the Coachella Valley for the first time. More than 100 national and international cyclists will be making their way Monday from Murrieta, Calif. This will More…

Palm Springs Steel Home Gains New Owners Bent on Restoration
While famed Palm Springs architect Donald Wexler’s 1960s dream to share pre-fabricated homes as a means of addressing affordable housing may have fallen short of its premise, the appreciation for the all-steel modular homes remains intact even 50 years … More…

Officials persuaded CareFusion to stay
CareFusion employees at the company's Palm Springs plant test the medical technology manufacturer's AVEA ventilators, which are used in critical care settings to support neonatal, pediatric and adult patients. / Photo courtesy of CareFusion More…

Tom Wilson in running for Scottsdale city manager job
Tom Wilson retired last month from his post at Palm Springs City Hall, seen in a 2011 file photo, and is now in the running for the city manager position in Scottsdale, Ariz. / Jim Kresge, Special to MyDesert. Loading . More…

Cross-border home shopping – Vancouver Sun
When she talks about her numerous Canadian clients, Palm Springs realtor Sheri Dettman of Sheri Dettman & Associates in La Quinta says: "People tell us they just want to be warm. Year-round golf, tennis, swimming and our unique indoor-outdoor living is More…

The World's Top Cyclists to Barrel Through Downtown Palm Springs
Palm Springs is one of the twelve official host cities for 2013's Amgen Tour. On Monday, May 13th (Stage 2 of the race), competitors will peddle 124.1 miles from More…

Students embrace green at Environmental & Sustainability Expo
The expo kicked off Thursday night at the campus' Indian Wells Theater, 37-500 Cook St., with environmentally focused DigiCom presentations — short films — from Palm Springs High School and the Desert Hot Springs Alternative Center along with Nellie N. More…

Rancho Mirage High School: Sneak Peek
“Palm Springs High School and Cathedral City High School are very large, which is why this school is coming on board,” explains Wagner. “Cathedral City High School is almost at 2800 students right now. So, big school, but ideally we can get our schools … More…

Lohan wants to leave rehab after Adderall supply cut off
PALM SPRINGS, Calif., May 11 (UPI) — Actress Lindsay Lohan is threatening to leave the Betty Ford Center near Palm Springs, Calif., after doctors cut off her supply of Adderall, sources told TMZ. Sources close to the "Mean Girls" actress said doctors More…

Scholarly locals are off to the races
Stanford University and the Kentucky Derby merged when the Stanford Club of the Desert held its annual Derby Day party at the sleek home of Rob Burrington and Julian Di Ciurcio in Palm Springs. The house was brimming with smart Stanford alumni of More…

Philanthropist Harold Matzner honored with leadership award
After opening remarks by chamber President Andrew Starke and TV anchor Brooke Beare, Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet paid tribute to Matzner saying, “As mayor, I am fortunate to have Harold Matzner as a resident of Palm Springs. He has always More…

Power restored to most Edison customers in Palm Springs, Cathedral City
Power restored after 1,400 SCE customers lose powe…: An underground equipment failure was blamed for a power outage that left 1,426cq Southern California Edison customers without electricity Friday night in Palm Springs and Cathedral City. More…

The Palm Springs Photo Festival | Digital Mastery: The home of
The past week was spent in sunny Palm Springs, California! That's where we flew after visiting Karen's family in NJ. This year marked the 8th Annual Palm More…

Dangerous at Any Altitude
???But when I go Paris, the French love me,??? Reid says on the phone Tuesday from New York as she preps for the tour that launches tonight in Palm Springs, Calif. Though she says she doesn’t utter a word in French in her act, the audiences eat it up; even … More…

Guests shine bright at Evening Under the Stars event
PALM SPRINGS — The AIDS Assistance Program celebrated its 20th annual Evening Under the Stars fundraiser for food vouchers for residents living with HIV/AIDS on Saturday by featuring the red hot Cyndi Lauper at the O'Donnell Golf Club. But, instead of More…

Kat Wickham sets record, helps PS to fourth in Division II swimming
RIVERSIDE — During a team meeting on Friday night, Palm Springs High School swimmer Kat Wickham told her teammates she had to step up in the CIF Division II championships Saturday. Wickham rose to the occasion, winning two CIF championships as More…

Director remembers landmark Elvis Presley performance – USA Today
The Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway will celebrate the 46th anniversary of Elvis and Priscilla Presley's Palm Springs honeymoon next weekend. But another recent anniversary may be even more significant in Elvis folklore. Forty years ago last month, NBC aired More…

Lights go out for more than 1400 during Palm Springs, Cathedral City outages
The outage was reported at 7:20 p.m. Friday when problems with an underground vault occurred at the intersection of San Joaquin and Mission drives in Palm Springs. In Cathedral City, the problem occurred at the intersection of Gene Autry Trail and More…

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