Palm Springs News for May 4th 2013

Coachella Valley middle schools showcase at Digicom
The festival showcases the work of Palm Springs Unified School District students of all ages in the Palm Springs High School auditorium. The event is free. It starts at 6:30 p.m.. The student cast of “Identity Crisis” was led by Jebari Wooten, a More…

Banning: Crews battle winds, low humidity with Summit fire
They came from several agencies and municipal districts in Southern California, including Riverside County, Cal Fire, Palm Springs, Cathedral City, the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and the U.S. Forest Service. The Federal Emergency Management More…

Palm Springs is where Hollywood shows off its architectural
AS foreign destinations go, Palm Springs is relatively accessible from Australia. Three hours from Los Angeles, the town is renowned for mid-century modern More…

Restaurants Participate in "Dinning Out for Life"
In Palm Springs, restaurants Lulu California Bistro, Acqua Pazza California Bistro, Rio Azul Mexican Bar & Grill and TRIO Restaurant all participated in “Dining Our for Life” to help raise money for the Desert AIDS Project. The Desert AIDS Project More…

Late Afternoon: Palm Springs Diary
Ran off to Palm Springs last weekend for a quick getaway with a few of my girlfriends. We spent a magnificent couple of days soaking up the sun and dancing More…

Frank Sinatra's Palm Springs area home listed for $3.9995 million, report says
???Looking to beat the heat, Sinatra chose the granite mountain plateau above Palm Springs as the ideal locale for his hideout and commissioned architect Ross Patton to design the property, which was completed in 1967,??? according to the listing. ???Besides … More…

WIUP + Palm Springs Styled Shoot + Winners! | Style Me Pretty
There's really no better way to wrap up a Friday than a flirty dose of Palm Springs fashion. I'm talking a Mod-inspired poolside shoot planned and designed by.
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May brings fun dining options to Coachella Valley eateries
While Mother's Day on May 12 tops the dining events across the valley, spring hats and mint juleps for Kentucky Derby and Mother's Day at Citron Palm Springs, an “every so often” wild and crazy Monday at Cello's, hot new solar system and cool cocktails More…

Today in the Sky: Alaska Air adds new routes in Portland
Alaska Airlines, which serves Palm Springs International Airport, will add two new nonstop routes from its hub in Portland, Ore. Flights to Atlanta will begin Aug. 26 while flights to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) will start Sept. 16. Alaska Air will fly one More…

California Firefighters Battle 'Huge Monster' Fire North Of LA
The Summit fire near Palm Springs, Calif., has scorched about 3,000 acres, and while firefighter crews have made progress along the front lines, they are concerned about winds. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports. The Ventura County fire, near the city of More…

Karina Romero finds fit with COD Roadrunners
After spending a year playing for Division I Bethune-Cookman University in Florida, the 2011 Palm Springs High School graduate was searching for a college program that would not only challenge her academically as she pursues the medical field, but More…

Cyndi Lauper. Submitted photo
Singer Cyndi Lauper will do something May 11 that she’s never done before in her 30-year career. She will perform during the AIDS Assistance Program’s annual Evening Under the Stars in Palm Springs (see details below). But that’s just one of her … More…

Palm Springs mother, daughter take ballet lessons together
'Ballet is about your fingers, your toes, your head, your posture…' says Jennifer Drummond, in a ballet class with daughter Chloe, 10, and instructor Catherine Botwin, (left) owner of Desert Dance Academy in Palm Springs. / Bill Marchese/Special to More…

Pedal Pushers: Palm Springs Partners Market Four-Wheel Bicycle
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California firefighters battle rising winds, 3000-acre wildfire
The Summit fire near Palm Springs, Calif. has scorched about 3,000 acres, and while firefighter crews have made progress along the front lines, they are concerned about winds, which are expected to pick up today. NBC's Miguel Almaguer reports. More…

10 Places to Take Mom for Mother's Day
Now it doesn't matter whether you want to take Mom out for brunch or dinner, restaurants in Palm Springs and the surrounding desert towns are at your service. Here is a list of 10 places to consider. They are presented in no particular order. Share More…

Our History: Baseball was a popular summer pastime
PALM SPRINGS — Summer baseball was an important pastime for early Palm Springs villagers who were too busy until the close of the winter season to even think about leisurely recreation. Local baseball began when villagers gathered at the Mashie Golf More…

Blatino Oasis offers events for gay men of color
Demar Douglas, an artist with work on exhibit at the J.J. & Associates Gallery in Palm Springs, greets guests Thursday night during an opening in conjunction with Blatino Oasis, a gathering this weekend of some 2,000 gay men of color. / Skip Descant More…

Live like a member of the Rat Pack: Frank Sinatra's Palm Springs
Nestled in the hills overlooking the resort town of Palm Springs, California, the 10 -acre Villa Maggio offers seven bedrooms and thirteen bathrooms between a More…

Palm Springs: Pet adoption drive planned for Cinco de Mayo
The Palm Springs Animal Shelter is encouraging animal lovers to celebrate Cinco De Mayo by taking in a new furry friend during a pet adoption drive on Sunday. The event starts at 11 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. at the shelter located at 4575 E. Mesquite Ave. More…

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