Palm Springs News for June 30th 2013

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

Palm Springs Pool Parties and Splash House Weekend Debuts
Listening to music, dancing around the pool and soaking up the sunshine is a top activity in Pam Springs. Plus, pools in Palm Springs don't close early like they More…

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

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

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

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

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

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

Power outages reported as Coachella Valley cities set new record highs
Residents in several cities lost power Saturday as new record high temperatures were set across the valley. Record highs were set in Palm Springs, Indio and Thermal. Palm Springs recorded a high of 122, which broke the day's old record of 121 set in 1994. More…

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

Elevator fire at Palm Springs' Desert Regional contained
PALM SPRINGS — A fire was reported in a Desert Regional Medical Center elevator Saturday, but there were no injuries or evacuations. Reported at 5:41 p.m., the blaze was contained to the elevator car by 6 p.m., Palm Springs fire Battalion Chief Ron More…

Palm Springs approves new manager's contract | www
The village council approved the contract of incoming manager Richard Reade Thursday on a 5-0 vote. Reade, the sustainability officer and public information More…

Police end standoff, man thought to be barricaded in unit wasn't
PALM SPRINGS — Police spent six hours Friday trying to convince a man to come out of a Palm Springs condo, only to discover he wasn't inside. Palm Springs police officers converged on the St. Tropez Villas, 705 E. Alejo Road, at about 1:50 p.m. and More…

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

LGBT activists: Supreme Court wins energize ongoing cause
Same-sex marriage supporters rally in Palm Springs on Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court's actions on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8. Activists say the week's victories have energized the LGBT movement. / Richard Lui/ The Desert More…

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

Chris Clarke: Palm Springs Museum Trail may pose real dangers
Less than a mile long, with almost its entire length in shouting distance of Palm Springs' busy tourist area, the Museum Trail looks like a quick, easy jaunt you might take to walk off a big lunch. And for the first couple hundred yards above the lower More…

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

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

American Legion convention honors local heroes
Henry and Wanda Sandoz receive a proclamation during the American Legion Department of California's conference in Palm Springs on Saturday, June 29. The couple was acknowledged for maintaining a veterans memorial in the Mojave Desert and trying More…

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Palm Springs News for June 29th 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Palm Springs News for June 28th 2013

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Palm Springs News for June 27th 2013

Palm Springs politicians, celebrities on Prop. 8, DOMA
Lane Hensley of St. Margaret's Episcopal church in Palm Desert. (Richard “St. Margaret's is in the blessing business. Our responsibility as the Church of God is to watch faithfully to learn God's will together. To do that, we study Holy Scripture, the More…

Brad Schreiber: Best of 2013 Palm Springs Short Film Festival
While this writer was not able to see all 330 films from 49 countries over three days at the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival — the largest of its kind in More…

Dennis Zink ready for new role as AD
The last nine seasons he spent at Palm Springs High School, taking a floundering program in the bottom half of the Desert Valley League and transforming the Indians into a perennial power. Now, Zink inherits the Indians' athletic program and has been More…

John Welty, Fresno State's top dog, says farewell to president's home
Welty and his wife Sharon Brown-Welty chatted Tuesday about moving out, surrounded by boxes they’ll bring with them to their new home near Palm Springs. ???This has certainly been a beautiful home to live in, lots of events and activities here as part of … More…

PSUSD officials rework graduation data policy
In April, the California Department of Education released data showing that only 16 percent of Palm Springs Unified graduates were eligible to apply at the University of California or California State University. It appeared that this statistic had More…

Palm Springs politicians, celebrities share Prop 8 thoughts
Palm Springs politicians, celebrities share Prop 8 thoughts. June 26th, 2013 | by James Meier | Comments ? Tweet. Share. LinkedIn ? Tumblr ? StumbleUpon ? Reddit ? Del.icio.us ? Digg. “It's a good day for California and for LGBT citizens everywhere More…

Palm Springs International ShortFest announces winners – latimes
Delicate Gravity,” a French story about two people brought together by a call to a wrong number, won the Best of Festival prize at the just-concluded Palm More…

Gay Palm Springs couple to wed 42 years later: 'I don
They filed for a domestic partnership in 1978 when they were living in San Francisco, where they remained until retiring to Palm Springs about four years ago. As the couple gets older, they've started to worry about their federal rights if one of them More…

Palm Springs Pride president on gay marriage: 'We're not there'
The president of Palm Springs Pride was among those reacting Wednesday after the Supreme Court dismissed the Prop 8 case, clearing the way for same-sex marriage in California but not ruling on the issue nationwide. “It certainly is a win,” Ron deHarte, More…

Magnificent 'Wild Horses" at the Palm Springs ShortFest
The winner of the live action short/15 minutes+ prize at the Palm Springs International ShortFest says she discovered she was pregnant about the same time she started shooting. If the film is any indication, Martin will be a fierce mother for young More…

Palm Springs couple engaged moments after Prop 8 dismissed in favor of gay
The couple first met on Valentine's Day at the White Party in New York in 2003 and moved to Palm Springs about four years ago. Bernstein, 48, owns Destination PSP, a memorabilia and merchandise business, while Chamudes works as a pediatrician. More…

Eleanor Parker: Palm Springs Resident and Three-Time Oscar Nominee Turns 91
The three-time Oscar nominee (Caged, 1950; Detective Story, 1951; Interrupted Melody, 1955) and Palm Springs resident is Turner Classic Movies' Star of the Month of June 2013. Earlier this month, TCM showed a few dozen Eleanor Parker movies, from her More…

Two Nabbed on Suspicion of DUI at Weekend Checkpoint
Palm Springs police conducted the checkpoint from 8:30 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday on South Palm Canyon Drive at Morongo Road. Almost 800 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, and 19 cars were sent to an area for further inspection, Sgt. More…

Palm Springs launches wedding destination website hours after Prop. 8 ruling
Within hours of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling today that cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism unveiled a website touting the area as a wedding destination. More…

Montreal director Jason Lee returns from Palm Springs with another award for
Montreal filmmaker Jason Lee gives his "thank-you" speech at the Palm Springs International ShortFest after winning the award for best documentary short. Photo by Loretta Vlach, courtesy 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest. Increase Font Size More…

New bridge projects will be discussed at open house in Palm Springs tonight
The 6 p.m. meeting at Palm Springs' City Hall is meant to to inform residents about a proposed bridge over the Whitewater River on Vista Chino Drive and widening the existing Ramon Road Bridge. The new Vista Chino Bridge would replace the existing More…

Splash House debuts dance music pool parties in Palm Springs
Splash House debuts dance music pool parties in Palm Springs. print. Comments. 0. Saguaro Palm Springs hotel. The Saguaro Palm Springs hotel is one of the pool party sites. (Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times). By August Brown. June 26, 2013 More…

Palm Springs ShortFest Announces 2013 Winners
PALM SPRINGS, CA — The 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest, the largest short film festival and only short film market in North America, announced its Festival award winners. 330 short films screened throughout the Festival along with more than? … More…

Anatomy of a Hotel Room: The Saguaro Palm Springs
The Saguaro Palm Springs opened in Feb. 2012 as the sister to the Scottsdale, Ariz., hotel of the same name–saguaro (pronounced suh-warh-oh) is a massive cactus species indigenous to Arizona's Sonoran Desert. Both vibrant, funky hotels owe their More…

New bridge projects will be discussed at open house in Palm
The city of Palm Springs and other government agencies will hold an open house at 6 p.m. tonight about two bridge projects in the Palm Springs area. More…

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Palm Springs News for June 26th 2013

Palm Springs Area Resort & Spa – Rancho Las Palmas Resort
The Destination Like Palm Springs 11 miles to the north, Rancho Mirage has attracted its fair share of the rich and famous with 350 days of sunshine a year. More…

Oscar's Keeps its Cool, Even When the Temps Rise
(Clockwise from back left)Here are some of the favorites served at Oscar's Cafe and Bar in downtown Palm Springs: Seafood Fra Diavolo Shrimp, Clams, Mussels, Calamari over Linguini in a Spicy Marinara; Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb with a Porcini Cream More…

TREND ALERT: PALM SPRINGS By Kelly Thomas
There's been a shake up in the fashion world, taking inspiration from Americana and all things bright. Colour contrast is turned up to the max, clashing prints and bold patterns spill over jacket and shorts and wedges are high whilst heels are sharp More…

Palm Springs' Ruben and Ozzy is dishing New York seafood, soups
Maybe it's because at lunch I devoured a bowl of Manhattan clam chowder at Ruben and Ozzy's Oyster Bar & Grill in downtown Palm Springs that was so zesty and delicious, I've been humming a tune about waking up in the city that never sleeps all More…

John Welty, Fresno State's top dog, says farewell to president's home
Welty and his wife Sharon Brown-Welty chatted Tuesday about moving out, surrounded by boxes they’ll bring with them to their new home near Palm Springs. ???This has certainly been a beautiful home to live in, lots of events and activities here as part of … More…

'Modernism Week' plans early kick off in Palm Springs
A week of “kick off” events are scheduled in October in advance of Palm Springs Modernism Week in February, the groups behind the design event announced Monday. (Flickr/Creative Commons). Modernism Week is a celebration of the popular design More…

'Delicate Gravity' Leads Palm Springs Shortfest Winners
The Palm Springs International Shortfest, North America's largest short film festival, awarded prizes in 19 categories Sunday, with a total of $110,000 worth of cash and services going to filmmakers. Short film winners from the festival often go on to More…

Power of brotherhood works for Barretts
PALM SPRINGS — For most college baseball players, the opportunity to play in a summer league represents a chance to hone skills during the offseason. But for brothers Austin and Michael Barrett of the Palm Springs Power, this summer represents an More…

Palm Springs ShortFest wraps up | News – Home – KESQ.com
The Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market will wrap up today. More…

Curiosity Links Ray Bradbury's Work, Multi-Dimensional Artists
The Palm Springs Art Museum will begin screening episodes from 'The Ray Bradbury Theater' at 5 p.m. June 27. Admission is free. The Palm Springs Art Museum will mix media and offer it up for free on Thursdays starting June 27 through Sept. 26. Sci-fi More…

Palm Springs International ShortFest announces winners
12:34 p.m.. “Delicate Gravity,” a French story about two people brought together by a call to a wrong number, won the Best of Festival prize at the just-concluded Palm Springs International ShortFest, called the largest short film festival in North More…

Palm Springs temperature to climb to 116 degrees
FILE – The digital bank thermometer display reads 117? at 5:21 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at California Bank & Trust along Highway 111 in Palm Desert, Calif. / Crystal Chatham, The Desert Sun More…

Community briefs for Tuesday, June 25, 2013
“Hollywood's love affair with this city reaches back to the days of Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe, and now Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs will help Palm Springs continue this storied tradition with celebrity visits and events,” says Moreno in a statement. More…

BEST PALM SPRINGS HOTEL? | D E S I G N L O V E F E S T
could this be my new favorite palm springs hotel? and that's saying a lot because i am a HUGE parker fan (see here) my two best gal pals and i were driving More…

Modernism Week Returns Fall 'Season Kick-Off' Event
The Double Decker Bus Tours will highlight both of the predominant architectural styles of Palm Springs: Mid-century Modern and Desert Spanish. The tour includes homes of the 'rich and famous' such as Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, and Cary Grant, who More…

Curiosity Links Ray Bradbury's Work, Multi-Dimensional Artists
The Palm Springs Art Museum will begin screening episodes from 'The Ray Bradbury Theater' at 5 p.m. June 27. Admission is free. The Palm Springs Art Museum will mix media and offer it up for free on Thursdays starting June 27 through Sept. 26. Sci-fi More…

Two Nabbed on Suspicion of DUI at Weekend Checkpoint
Palm Springs police conducted the checkpoint from 8:30 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday on South Palm Canyon Drive at Morongo Road. Almost 800 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, and 19 cars were sent to an area for further inspection, Sgt. More…

Palm Springs International ShortFest announces winners
12:34 p.m.. “Delicate Gravity,” a French story about two people brought together by a call to a wrong number, won the Best of Festival prize at the just-concluded Palm Springs International ShortFest, called the largest short film festival in North More…

Where to Spend Your Fourth of July
A full day of events are planned culminating with a fireworks display at the end of the Palm Springs Power baseball game against the Los Angeles Brewers at 9:15 p.m. at Palm Springs Stadium, 1901 E. Baristo Road. Free admission to the fireworks show More…

Palm Springs DUI checkpoint results
Two people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence during a DUI checkpoint in Palm Springs this weekend, police reported today. Palm Springs police conducted the checkpoint from 8:30 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday on South Palm? … More…

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Palm Springs News for June 25th 2013

Palm Springs synchronized swimmer prepare for Dubai
Synchronized swimmers, from bottom to top, Rebekah Rife, Rachel Rife, Catherine Garceau and Alison Williams practice at the Palm Springs Swim Center for an upcoming show in Dubai, Monday, June 24th, 2013. / Jay Calderon/The Desert Sun. More…

Palm Springs International ShortFest Announces Winners – The
The Best of the Festival Award goes to Philippe Andre's. More…

BOXING: Palm Springs' Bradley highlights fight schedule
Timothy Bradley, from Palm Springs, Calif., left, lands a right to the body of Manny Pacquiao, in their WBO world welterweight title fight Saturday, June 9, 2012, in Las Vegas. Bradley will return to Las Vegas Oct. 12 to take on Mexico’s Juan Manuel … More…

Where to Spend Your Fourth of July
A full day of events are planned culminating with a fireworks display at the end of the Palm Springs Power baseball game against the Los Angeles Brewers at 9:15 p.m. at Palm Springs Stadium, 1901 E. Baristo Road. Free admission to the fireworks show More…

'Delicate Gravity' Leads Palm Springs Shortfest Winners
The Palm Springs International Shortfest, North America's largest short film festival, awarded prizes in 19 categories Sunday, with a total of $110,000 worth of cash and services going to filmmakers. Short film winners from the festival often go on to More…

Monday Newsmaker: Hooking up students to careers
McNulty has also served as executive director for the Palm Springs Economic Development Corp., director of marketing for Maryanov Madsen Gordon & Campbell, CPAs and 13 years with the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Bureau as More…

Miramonte Resort & Spa in Palm Springs, Southern California Offering Luxury
The Mediterranean-inspired Miramonte Resort & Spa, situated in prestigious Indian Wells, California near Palm Springs, is offering a luxurious resort & spa package. This package features guest room accommodations combined with a 50-minute Maestro More…

Big, Colorful Ideas For Small Spaces
palm Springs, California (NAPSI) – Making a small room appear larger can be as simple as using color creatively. To add some breathing room to a compact space, all you need are some colorful ideas. “Color is one of the easiest, most affordable ways to More…

Palm Springs DUI checkpoint results
Two people were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence during a DUI checkpoint in Palm Springs this weekend, police reported today. Palm Springs police conducted the checkpoint from 8:30 p.m. Friday to 2:30 a.m. Saturday on South Palm? … More…

Person stabbed in Palm Springs – WPTV.com
A person was rushed to the hospital Thursday evening after being stabbed in Palm Springs, according to Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach Fire More…

Fatburger, Buffalo's Cafe to open in Palm Desert
PALM DESERT — Fatburger is returning to the desert after pulling out of a Palm Springs location more than a year ago, and is bringing a Buffalo's Cafe to the Coachella Valley for the first time. The Beverly Hills-based fast food company, which touts More…

Palm Springs International Airport may add memorabilia shop
PALM SPRINGS — A largely unused space near baggage claim at Palm Springs International Airport could become a spot for Palm Springs memorabilia and even a place to buy tickets to the desert's big events like Modernism Week or the BNP Paribas Open More…

Palm Springs Wedding from Docuvitae + Bash, Please | Style Me
Some of my favorites are wrapped up in this Palm Springs wedding and their talent shines so, so bright. That talent consists of Bash, Please and their way of.
Style Me Pretty : The Ultimate… More…

Toppled big rig in Palm Springs shuts down lanes
A toppled big rig near Gene Autry Trail and Via Escuela in Palm Springs caused delays this morning after police had to shut down parts of the road while the vehicle was removed. The truck fell on its side around 6:15 a.m and was cleared by 7:50 a.m More…

Judge Vaughn R. Walker, the Man Who Kicked Proposition 8 Toward the
I was honored to be in attendance at the Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast on May 23, 2013, in Palm Springs, Calif., at which retired Ninth Circuit Court Judge Vaughn R. Walker gave the keynote address. I bring you the speech in its entirety, as featured More…

Delicate Gravity Leads Palm Springs Shortfest Winners | Variety
The Palm Springs International Shortfest North America's largest short film festival awarded prizes in 19 categories Sunday with a total of $110,000 worth More…

Hard Rock names general manager for new Palm Springs hotel
The Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs is one step closer to its Fall 2013 opening, naming Hector Moreno as vice president and general manager. Moreno is general manager of the Hotel Zoso, the Palm Springs hotel currently being transitioned into the city More…

That's Chic: palm springs photo diary
Better late than never. It's really hard keeping track of memory cards when you plan a day trip to Palm Springs with two half incoherent males. But after a month, More…

Illuminate the Marquee in Palm Springs | The Desert Sun | mydesert
Behind the walls of Matt Naylor's Palm Springs mini-estate lies a secret piece of heaven — complete with stars. More…

Best of 2013 Palm Springs Short Film Festival
Sign Up. While this writer was not able to see all 330 films from 49 countries over three days at the Palm Springs International Short Film Festival — the largest of its kind in the U.S. — all or part of 98 shorts were seen. Those that warranted full More…

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Palm Springs News for June 24th 2013

Residents Prepare for Prop 8 and DOMA Decision
PALM SPRINGS – Supporters of same-sex marriage say this is a historic week for civil rights. But, even in an area like our valley, where there is a large gay population, not everyone is in favor of allowing gay couples to marry. "I feel that a man More…

Ham radio day has locals connecting in La Quinta
(From the left) Gary Boskovich, of Palm Springs, Chris Ellsworth, of Cathedral City, and Earl Haltman, try to make contact with other ham radio operators Saturdayat the La Quinta Emergency Operations Center. Members of the Desert Radio Amateur More…

Kids Discover the Art World in Summer Programs at the Palm
Whether your family visits Palm Springs for two days or four weeks, the Palm Springs Art Museum has a program to keep your little Pollock creating through the More…

B&B and Beyond: Korakia Pensione, Palm Springs, California
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Stadler getting game back together
The 1982 Masters champion went to Palm Springs, Calif., and told instructor Billy Harmon: "You have two days to either fix it or I'm done." Harmon replied: "Let's go." If Stadler keeps this up, Harmon will be a busy man. "The Walrus" leads the More…

A Salton Sea specialty license plate may become available
Friday, the winning design was revealed at the Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert campus. The winning artist, Palm Springs High senior Courtney Donaldson, talked about what inspired her design. "I've never been there, so I just looked up the pictures More…

Indy Short: Wendy Dent Premieres 'December 25' at Palm Springs International
Award winning Australian writer-filmmaker Wendy Dent, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader 2013-2018 and University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts Visiting Scholar 2012-2013 has premiered her new film 'December 25' at Palm More…

Palm Springs Unified to put tablets into the hands of more students
At Palm Springs Unified, the new iPads and Chomebooks are part of a multistage plan to provide mobile devices to all students in third through 12th grade. This entire plan is estimated to cost as much as $14 million, so the district is tackling it in More…

Palm Springs International ShortFest Announces Winners
Philippe Andre's Delicate Gravity (Delicate Gravite), starring Yvan Attal and Anne Parillaud as two lonely people who meet because of a cell phone call to a wrong number, received the Best of the Festival Award at the the 2013 Palm Springs More…

Supermoon to rise this weekend
A perigee moon, or supermoon, rises behind wind turbines on May 5, 2012 near Palm Springs, California. The moon appears especially big and bright during this once-a-year cosmic event as the full moon is at its closest to the Earth in its elliptical orbit. More…

(PSP) Palm Springs Municipal Airport – FlightStats
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KC and the Sunshine Band to receive star in Palm Springs | News
KC and the Sunshine Band will receive a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars next month, it was announced today. More…

ShortFest: Panelists offer filmmakers advice on exposure
A panel of entertainment journalists sits before an audience of filmmakers at the Palm Springs International ShortFest Meet the Press event in the Mojave Learning Center of the Renaissance Palm Springs hotel Saturday. / Kaci Yoder/The Desert Sun More…

Palm Springs ShortFest to wrap up Monday
More than 300 films are being screened at the 19th annual festival, which started Tuesday and runs through Monday at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. The festival is featuring shorts from 49 countries, 70 world premieres, 55 North American premieres More…

Palm Springs mountaintop activity goes on
Try turning up your thermostat to 86 degrees, save some money and take a ride up the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. At the top it's always 25 degrees cooler (sometimes 30 or more degrees cooler). At the Mountain Station, located at an elevation of around More…

Things I Love Thursday: Palm Springs On Acid Chic! www
Things I Love Thursday: Palm Springs On Acid Chic! 20 June 2013, 17:55. Things I Love Thursday. It has been the longest day ever, in the best possible way! More…

Wendy Dent Premieres 'December 25' at Palm Springs International ShortFest
Award winning writer-filmmaker Wendy Dent, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader 2013 and University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts Visiting Scholar (2012-2013) premieres her film 'December 25' at the Palm Springs International More…

Palm Springs Area Resort & Spa – Rancho Las Palmas Resort
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Palm Springs missing woman alert sent at 1 am
The City of Palm Springs sends automated phone calls via Code RED, a mass notification system that can be used to send text or voice messages to cell phones or land lines. It is used for community emergencies, including evacuation notices and missing More…

Fullest moon of the year will rise over this weekend
The Super Moon rises in Palm Springs about 9:10 p.m. Saturday June 22, 2013. / Wade Byars, The Desert Sun. Written by. The Associated Press. Filed Under. Local ? Local News. The moon rises over the Coachella Valley Friday evening, June 21, 2013. More…

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Palm Springs News for June 23rd 2013

Short Film Fest Continues into Weekend
PALM SPRINGS – The 19th annual Palm Springs Short Film Festival is underway. It's another festival that helps to generate money for our local economy here in the desert. Film makers from all over the world come to show their short films in hopes of More…

(PSP) Palm Springs Municipal Airport – FlightStats
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Housing Hollywood
Desi Arnaz, musician-actor-producer, Palm Springs. Lucille Ball, comedian-actress, Palm Springs. Marlon Brando, actor, Hollywood Hills. David Carradine, actor, Hollywood Hills. Lon Chaney, actor, Beverly Hills and Lake Arrowhead. Bill Cosby, actor More…

Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Murder
A Palm Springs, California man charged with shooting and killing his wife in a Branson hotel room waived formal arraignment in Taney County Circuit Court and entered a plea of not guilty. Sixty-eight-year-old Thomas Brown is charged with first-degree More…

Power walk away with unusual walkoff win
PALM SPRINGS — In the lowest scoring game of the season, an old hometown hero drove in half of the runs for the Palm Springs Power on Friday as they bested the High Desert Heat 2-1 in the bottom of the ninth. Indio High School sensation from a couple More…

Terence Stamp talks about sex, singing, 'Superman'
Images. Terence Stamp attends the screening of the film "Unfinished Song" during the Closing Night Screening at the 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 13, 2013 in Palm Springs, California. (Robert Benson, Getty Images) More…

Desert Hot Springs: Trial date set for 37-year-old man charged in shooting
The 46-year-old victim was pronounced dead at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs about an hour later. Myers was arrested in connection with the shooting a few days later. Desert Hot Springs police did not disclose a motive for the shooting More…

Agua Caliente: Water lawsuit about mismanagement, not rates
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians is made up of more than 400 tribal members, and the tribe's developments include the Spa Resort Casino and Hotel in Palm Springs and the Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage. Grubbe has said More…

Ham radio day has locals connecting in La Quinta
(From the left) Gary Boskovich, of Palm Springs, Chris Ellsworth, of Cathedral City, and Earl Haltman, try to make contact with other ham radio operators Saturdayat the La Quinta Emergency Operations Center. Members of the Desert Radio Amateur More…

B&B and Beyond: Korakia Pensione, Palm Springs, California
Settled beneath the imposing San Jacinto Mountains, Korakia is a tranquil desert retreat where stress is whisked away at check-in. A 1920s former artist’s villa once known as Dar Maroc, this Palm Springs retreat encourages a simpler way of life: rooms … More…

Winnetoon man plans upcoming cookbook
The first-place prize includes the opportunity to compete in the World Chili Cook-Off in Palm Springs, Calif., this fall. There he hopes to take home the $25,000 grand prize. While the Harleys weren't willing to divulge their recipe, Steve did share More…

Things I Love Thursday: Palm Springs On Acid Chic! www
Things I Love Thursday: Palm Springs On Acid Chic! 20 June 2013, 17:55. Things I Love Thursday. It has been the longest day ever, in the best possible way! More…

A Salton Sea specialty license plate may become available
Friday, the winning design was revealed at the Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert campus. The winning artist, Palm Springs High senior Courtney Donaldson, talked about what inspired her design. "I've never been there, so I just looked up the pictures More…

B&B and Beyond: Korakia Pensione, Palm Springs, California
Travel the Americas. Our features expose must-see destinations in South America, Central America and North America. More…

It's Nice That : Photography: Dolly Faibyshev reimagines the
Ah, to be in Palm Springs, where the houses look like they're wearing sun-hats and the grass is, quite literally, greener. Dolly Faibyshev's photographic series More…

Supermoon to rise this weekend
A perigee moon, or supermoon, rises behind wind turbines on May 5, 2012 near Palm Springs, California. The moon appears especially big and bright during this once-a-year cosmic event as the full moon is at its closest to the Earth in its elliptical orbit. More…

Palm Springs Area Resort & Spa – Rancho Las Palmas Resort
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Fullest moon of the year will rise over this weekend
The Super Moon rises in Palm Springs about 9:10 p.m. Saturday June 22, 2013. / Wade Byars, The Desert Sun. Written by. The Associated Press. Filed Under. Local ? Local News. The moon rises over the Coachella Valley Friday evening, June 21, 2013. More…

Mecca Location Becomes More Than Just Backdrop to 'The Charlatan'
Google it and you'll see it lies north of Highway 111, nearly 50 miles from downtown Palm Springs, a solitary road surrounded by desert and towering peaks. Together with writer/producer Nicolas Coles, director Alexis Spraic took on the role of location More…

Palm Springs Unified to put tablets into the hands of more students
At Palm Springs Unified, the new iPads and Chomebooks are part of a multistage plan to provide mobile devices to all students in third through 12th grade. This entire plan is estimated to cost as much as $14 million, so the district is tackling it in More…

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Palm Springs News for June 22nd 2013

DUI chekcpoint planned for Palm Springs
The Palm Springs Police Department will operate a DUI checkpoint tonight at an undisclosed location. (Photo courtesy of Flickr). Beginning at 8:30 p.m., and continuing until 2:30 a.m. Saturday, officers will look for signs of alcohol or drug impairment … More…

Person stabbed in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS, Fla. – A person was rushed to the hospital Thursday evening after being stabbed in Palm Springs, according to Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach Fire Rescue. The stabbing happened around 10:32 p.m. in the 4000 block of? … More…

Illuminate the Marquee in Palm Springs
For more information on classes, programs or how to volunteer at the Marquee Academy of Performing Arts, contact the academy at (760) 778-8000 or visit the center at 441 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. More. PALM SPRINGS — Behind the walls of More…

Panels, forums planned at Palm Springs ShortFest
Representatives from well-known studios, film festivals and publications will serve on panels and forums starting today at the Palm Springs International ShortFest. (Credit: iStockphoto). ShortFest started Tuesday and ends Monday at Camelot Theatres in More…

Mix master
POUR MAN | Mikey Nguyen already Dallas Voice readers’ favorite bartender, now is the nation’s best with a dazzling ‘rainbow’ cocktail which he took to a national contest in Palm Springs. Earlier this year, TMC mixologist Mikey Nguyen was the clear … More…

Lounge in Palm Springs Sophistication
With each approaching season comes the opportunity to step into newly launched endeavors. The Tropicale Restaurant and Coral Seas Lounge (330 E. Amado Road, Palm Springs, 760-866-1952) has been a Palm Springs mainstay since it opened in 2008. More…

Welcome First Day of Summer at Curve Palm Springs
The Curve Hotel Palm Springs will host a first weekend of summer party from noon to 5 p.m. June 22. courtesy of Curve Palm Springs. With a new caf? and some fresh ideas for fun in the desert sun, the Curve Palm Springs Hotel is kicking off the official More…

"The Wounded Walk" stops in Palm Springs
On their stop in Palm Springs, Eric Levin paid the men a visit. But, he brought something more special than food and water. The former New York firefighter brought his FDNY hat, the one he's worn since he helped rescue victims during the 9/11 victims. More…

AAP 4th of July Party Set to Sparkle
Summer is when Palm Springs hibernates. The social season has ended, the heat gets turned up to full blast and everything slows down. But come mid-July, Palm Springs will have a reason to party. Desert AIDS Project brings the social season back to More…

Heat spurs hunt for shady parking spots
PALM SPRINGS — Although today is the first day of summer, temperatures in the valley have been in the triple digits for nearly a month, and drivers are on the hunt for the shadiest parking spots. While places out of direct sunlight are the most More…

Former Palm Springs Resident, Accused Globe-Trotting Predator, Pleads Not
A onetime Palm Springs resident accused of flying to the Philippines to have sex with boys he met online pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges and was ordered detained pending trial by a Los Angeles judge who found the former USC professor to More…

Housing Hollywood
Desi Arnaz, musician-actor-producer, Palm Springs. Lucille Ball, comedian-actress, Palm Springs. Marlon Brando, actor, Hollywood Hills. David Carradine, actor, Hollywood Hills. Lon Chaney, actor, Beverly Hills and Lake Arrowhead. Bill Cosby, actor More…

Palm Springs High School student wins design contest for Salton Sea state
A Palm Springs High School student's artwork was unveiled today as winner of a contest to design a proposed Salton Sea state license plate. (Flickr/Phil Konstantin). Assemblyman Brian Nestande, who introduced legislation to create the plate, announced More…

Palm Springs Modern Committee Celebrates Outstanding Local
Three Palm Springs Unified School District high school graduates received scholarships from the Palm Springs Modern Committee for their outstanding More…

Jonas Brothers O Music Awards: "First Time," "Love Bug," "Pom Poms"
Joe and Nick were spotted at the GUESS Hotel pool party at Palm Springs playing ping pong during Coachella 2013 weekend. Photo: Getty Images. JoBros on the Go. JoBros on the Go The Jonas Brothers stopped by the SiriusXM studios in NYC to promote More…

Where to retire? Magazine says Daybreak in South Jordan
Perhaps you've considered spending your golden years in St. George or Palm Springs. How about South Jordan? The Daybreak development there has been named one of the 50 best master-planned communities in the U.S. by Where to Retire magazine. More…

Palm Springs Walk of Stars Honors KC and the Sunshine Band
KC and the Sunshine Band, which will perform July 6 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, will be honored with a star on the Palm Springs Walk of Fame the same day. courtesy of KC and the Sunshine Band on Facebook. The Palm Springs Walk of Stars will More…

Palm Springs history: Slow, hot summer days meant lots of fun for kids
She comes from one of the oldest pioneer families in Palm Springs. Her great aunt, Zaddie Bunker, came to Palm Springs in 1914 and her sisters, Henrietta Parker and Lillie Goff, followed. Each of these women helped build Palm Springs into the world More…

Mecca Location Becomes More Than Just Backdrop to 'The Charlatan'
Google it and you'll see it lies north of Highway 111, nearly 50 miles from downtown Palm Springs, a solitary road surrounded by desert and towering peaks. Together with writer/producer Nicolas Coles, director Alexis Spraic took on the role of location More…

89 — Palm Springs Villa Retreat incl. Bubbly, 50% Off – Travelzoo
Desert escape for 2 at the Welk Resort Palm Springs at nearly 55% off $89 per night in a 1-bedroom villa, Sundays-Thursdays $129 per night with 2… More…

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Palm Springs News for June 21st 2013

Where to retire? Magazine says Daybreak in South Jordan
Perhaps you've considered spending your golden years in St. George or Palm Springs. How about South Jordan? The Daybreak development there has been named one of the 50 best master-planned communities in the U.S. by Where to Retire magazine. More…

Reade selected as new manager for Palm Springs | www
The village council has selected Richard Reade, the sustainability officer and public information officer for Delray Beach, to succeed Karl Umberger as village More…

Sault Ste. Marie gymnasts gear up for nationals
Sault Ste. Marie Gymnastic Club members Addie Arbouw, 10, Taryn Lamorie, 14, Morgan Cobb, 14 and Paige Fecteau, 9 are off to the United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs World Championships in Palm Springs, Calif. Tweet. More…

Illuminate the Marquee in Palm Springs
For more information on classes, programs or how to volunteer at the Marquee Academy of Performing Arts, contact the academy at (760) 778-8000 or visit the center at 441 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. More. PALM SPRINGS — Behind the walls of More…

Jonas Brothers O Music Awards: "First Time," "Love Bug," "Pom Poms"
Joe and Nick were spotted at the GUESS Hotel pool party at Palm Springs playing ping pong during Coachella 2013 weekend. Photo: Getty Images. JoBros on the Go. JoBros on the Go The Jonas Brothers stopped by the SiriusXM studios in NYC to promote More…

Knott's Soak City water park in Palm Springs to host 3rd annual 'Dive-In' movies
Ava Andrade has fun in the Gremmie Lagoon at Knott's Soak City water park in Palm Springs, Calif. on September 3rd, 2012. (Jay Calderon, The Desert Sun). If you're looking for a fun, family-friendly way to stay cool in Palm Springs this summer, Knott's More…

Jazzercise Founder Brings Desert Feel to Fitness Industry Icon
“The desert is definitely a place I can get away to and just forget about everything, and just do whatever I feel like doing,” said Sheppard Missett, whose house was showcased in the April 2006 issue of Palm Springs Life. See related reading: Star Struck. More…

PALM SPRINGS: Knott's Soak City screens family movies
Knott's Soak City Palm Springs begins its season of “Dive-in Movies” this Friday, June 21, with “How to Train Your Dragon.” They're all family flicks, and moviegoers will watch them from inside the wave pool or on the wave pool beach.
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A Shining Testament
If a giant shiny rock crashes to earth in front of the Palm Springs Art Museum, does it make a difference to the art world? Without a doubt it does . . . And it has. The addition of a monumental artificial rock sculpture by noteworthy artist Zhan Wang … More…

Gallery View:Golf Photos
Sue Roberts of West Palm Beach, Fla., kisses the golf ball she used to score a hole-in-one on the 5th hole of Mission Hills golf course during the third round of the Colgate-Dinah Shore winners Circle LPGA golf tournament in Palm Springs, Calif., April More…

Palm Springs Nissan to Sponsor 32ND Annual Texaco Country Showdown
Palm Springs Nissan in Cathedral City is proud to announce their sponsorship and presentation of the 32nd annual Texaco Country Showdown, the country's largest Country Music talent show designed to find the most promising country music talent in the More…

Join Terra Cotta Inn with Their Dare to Go Bare Summertime Nude Sunbathing
Palm Springs, CA, June 19, 2013 -(PR.com)- Summer officially starts on Friday June 21st. Time to take a summertime vacation. Sadly though as CNN Money reported, Americans are the "No Vacation Nation" leaders of the world with 57% of Americans not More…

Photos: Marquez, Bradley Face To Face at LA Presser
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) Welterweight Champion and the pride of Palm Springs TIMOTHY “Desert Storm” BRADLEY, JR. will make the biggest defense of his world title when he faces M?(C)xican icon and four-division world champion? … More…

10 common spices and their preventative properties
Randall and Helen Manning, owners of Herb 'n' Nutrition in Palm Springs. 'A lot of problems we have are caused by the foods we eat and the problems we drink,' explained Helen, but by harnessing the powers of herbs and spices, food becomes medicine. More…

Sanford-Burnham's Graduate School students meet in Palm Springs
Between May 29 and 31, students and faculty of the Sanford-Burnham Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences gathered in Palm Springs, Calif., for their 4th More…

Former Vale schoolboy not so Invisible with new film starring Omid Djalili
Palm Springs is the biggest short film festival in the world and the winners get automatically considered for the Best Short Film Oscar nomination. Of course, it’s just great to have a platform to share the film with people. But winning an Oscar would … More…

Palm Springs history: Slow, hot summer days meant lots of fun for kids
She comes from one of the oldest pioneer families in Palm Springs. Her great aunt, Zaddie Bunker, came to Palm Springs in 1914 and her sisters, Henrietta Parker and Lillie Goff, followed. Each of these women helped build Palm Springs into the world More…

Person stabbed in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS, Fla. – A person was rushed to the hospital Thursday evening after being stabbed in Palm Springs, according to Capt. Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach Fire Rescue. The stabbing happened around 10:32 p.m. in the 4000 block of? … More…

Weekender: Palm Springs ShortFest, Cyndi Lauper, MC Hammer,
‘The Charlatan’, which was shot locally on Box Canyon Road in Mecca and stars local actor Tom Sizemore, will screen at 4:30 p.m. Saturday (June 22) as part of the Palm Springs International ShortFest, June 18-24 at Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. More…

Lounge in Palm Springs Sophistication
With each approaching season comes the opportunity to step into newly launched endeavors. The Tropicale Restaurant and Coral Seas Lounge (330 E. Amado Road, Palm Springs, 760-866-1952) has been a Palm Springs mainstay since it opened in 2008. More…

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