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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