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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