Palm Springs News for May 1st 2013

Annual Palm Springs Police and Fire Appreciation Luncheon planned this week
The Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce and Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians will honor police and firefighters later this week at the Palm Springs Convention Center, a city spokeswoman said today. The third annual Palm Springs Police and Fire More…

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

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

Records fall as DVL track and field stars advance to CIF meet
Quentin Taylor of Palm Springs High School was the top qualifier in the long jump Tuesday at the Desert Valley League track meet at Palm Desert High School. / Wade Byars/The Desert Sun. TDS DVLtrackDay1. Purchase Image Zoom More…

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

Koch Brothers Plan More Political Involvement for Their Conservative Network
As the country's leading conservative donors finished off plates of roast lamb and spaetzle in a Palm Springs, Calif., hotel ballroom on Monday, Charles G. Koch delivered a pep talk. The November elections had been a major setback for the cause of More…

Palm Beach County paramedic arrested in dispute over Singer Island restaurant
Palm Springs Police Officer Angela Brito was also involved but was not arrested. Klein was released Sunday on his own recognizance from the Palm Beach County Jail, records show. It was not immediately clear to which Palm Beach County Fire Rescue More…

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

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

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

Record Breaking Heat
Meteorogolists say Palm Springs tied an all-time heat record for the day. According to the National Weather Service, the heat made history in Thermal,at 107 degrees, breaking a previous record of 103 degrees that was set in 2007. KMIR6 spoke with More…

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

Homes Where Someone Famous Lived or Died
Bob Hope owned a collection of homes in Palm Springs and the L.A. area, and two have already hit the market ??? both snagging buyers within a month of listing. But the real prize of Hope’s homes is this John Lautner-designed property, an architectural … More…

Future of 'aggressive' begging bans unclear
The 59-year-old homeless man in a tank top and dark tan sat on an overturned shopping cart Friday holding a cardboard sign asking for help near Sunrise Way and Vista Chino in Palm Springs. His yield by mid-afternoon was $6 and a McDonald's fish More…

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

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

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

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

Palm Springs Wedding from Dandelion and Grey | Style Me Pretty
Palm Springs will forever be a favorite destination. It's that magical combo of sunshine and glamour and still within reach for all you So Cal dwellers; lucky. More…

Palm Springs, California – The Weather Network
Palm Springs, CA. Would you like to …. Apr 24 17:37 – #Spring contrasts — from # Delta, BC http://t.co/WjHcnQ4bE9, so peaceful — Grey County, On/@JonK387 More…

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