Palm Springs News for May 14th 2013

Hiker Collapses, Dies on Valley Trail
He fell Saturday while hiking 300 yards up the Palm Springs Museum Trail west of the museum, according to the Riverside County Coroner's Office. The victim was found on a hillside at 1:13 p.m., records indicated. -City News Service. Related Topics More…

Shoppers boost Coachella Valley cities' tax revenue
Desert Hot Springs still collected among the least in sales taxes of valley cities: $1.5 million last year. That's compared with $10.6 million in nearby Palm Springs and $16.5 million in Palm Desert, the two biggest collectors. Desert Hot Springs More…

Tour of California shakes and bakes in searing Palm Springs heat
The 6.4 kilometer-long 10% grade to the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway was always expected to be a decisive part of the 2013 Tour of California, but with temperatures on the road soaring well into the 110-degree range – Orica GreenEdge’s Cameron Meyer … More…

Javier Acevedo of Colombia wins stage 2 to take overall lead at Tour of California
The 27-year-old rider completed the 124.1-mile Murrieta to Greater Palm Springs road race in 5 hours, 7 minutes and 40 seconds as temperatures approached 110 degrees. Acevedo, who rides for American team Jamis-Hagens Berman, leads American More…

Late surge propels Janier Acevedo Colle to win
PALM SPRINGS — Philip Deignan held a comfortable 100-yard lead as he turned onto Tramway Road. But facing what some have called the most substantial climb in professional cycling, he faded less than two kilometers before the finish line. Deignan's More…

Hiker collapses, dies on hike in Palm Springs
A man from the United Kingdom collapsed and died during a hike near the Palm Springs Art Museum, the coroner's office reported today. The 55-year-old subject was not publicly identified, while his family was being notified. He fell Saturday while More…

CIF-SS baseball playoffs
The Cavaliers open Thursday at home against the winner of Tuesday's wild-card game between Palm Springs and West Covina. Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013 3:06 pm | Updated: 3:16 pm, Mon May 13, 2013. CIF-SS baseball playoffs 0 comments. CIF-SS More…

British hiker found dead on Palm Springs trail
PALM SPRINGS — A hiker from the United Kingdom died after falling about 40 to 50 feet while coming down the trail behind the Palm Springs Art Museum on Saturday. “It's unknown if he died from because of a medical issue or from the fall,” Palm Springs More…

Kimpton Hotels announces plan to operate new hotel in downtown Palm Springs
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants officially announced plans to operate a new 190-room hotel in downtown Palm Springs that will be the cornerstone of a massive redevelopment at a 14-acre site in downtown Palm Springs being developed by Wessman More…

Tour de California: J?nier Acevedo corona el infierno de Palm Springs y asume
45 grados, el colombiano J?nier Acevedo (Jamis-Hagens Berman), gan? la segunda etapa del Amgen Tour de California 2013 que se corri? sobre 199,7 kms entreMurrieta y Greater Palm Springs, al entrar en solitario con 5 horas 7 minutos 40 segundos. More…

Palm Springs Animal Shelter friends seek foster parents for pets
Patrice Brayer, director of the Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter, feeds a 4-week-old kitten she named Spitfire. The kitten and others could benefit from foster parents that provide special care on a temporary basis. / Xochitl Pe?a/The Desert More…

Amgen Tour Riders Will Climb Final Leg of Palm Springs Stage
The Amgen, recognized as one of the nation's premier cycling events, is set to tear through part of the Coachella Valley May 13 with with an exhaustive final More…

Kimpton heading to Palm Springs – San Francisco Business Times
Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants is heading to sunny Palm Springs with a new four- start… More…

Amgen Tour Takes Extra Security Measures in Light of Boston Bombing
Organizers of the Amgen Tour of California–Stage 2 of which is leaving Monday from Murrieta and takes riders into Palm Desert on their way to finish in Palm Springs–are taking extra security precautions in light of the recent tragedy at the Boston More…

PS Tramway Celebrates Mother's Day with Ride 'n' Dine
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is holding its annual Mother's Day celebration with a discounted trip up the mountain plus brunch. Video by kmir6.com. video. PALM SPRINGS – The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is holding its annual Mother's Day More…

Rattie first to reach 50 career WHL playoff goals as Winterhawks make Memorial
EDMONTON ??? As timing would have it, Shauna Rattie’s annual spring getaway trip to Palm Springs, Florida, lands right in the last weekend May. But thanks to Sunday afternoon’s recent developments ??? a 5-1 Portland Winterhawks win over the Edmonton … More…

'Art Party' at Palm Springs Art Museum a big hit for Mother's Day visitors
Volunteer Maria Hunt talks about water color techniques Sunday with museum-goers Juana Serrano of Desert Hot Springs and her son Jonathan Serrano, 6, in a hands-on painting workshop during Art Party '13 at the Palm Springs Art Museum. / Crystal More…

Palm Springs celebrates as singing icons' mecca
With the Marilyn Monroe statue, the midcentury modern homes and the plethora of tribute artists saluting the music of Palm Springs' “golden era,” all we need to turn the city into Jackrabbit Slim's is a mayor who can do a good Ed Sullivan impersonation. More…

Sally Kellerman Stays True to Her Singing
“I needed to act as much as I needed to sing,” Sally Kellerman revealed in a recent interview with Palm Springs Life. An accomplished artist at both, the Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated actress is living proof that all dreams are possible. More…

Anniversary Dinner in Palm Springs? – Palm Springs Forum – TripAdvisor
Been doing a little research and think I have it narrowed down to 3 spots. Spencer's Copley's Miro's Which of the 3 should I chose for a mid 30s couple? More…

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