Palm Springs News for May 31st 2013

Why You Might Actually Want to Try Palm Springs Restaurant Week
Palm Springs is many things to many people, but a bastion of fine eats is not one of them. Recently, though, restaurants like the ultramodern Workshop and the frisky farm-to-table spot Cheeky's have had us looking forward to mealtime as much as pool time. More…

Palm Springs Cool: Find Those Hot Weather Deals
Well, several deals are going into effect in Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage and Palm Desert and its environs. The Ace Hotel is throwing in a $25 spa credit and “a bucket of beer” starting on May 31 (yep, that’s how it is described: “a bucket of beer … More…

Palm Springs: The Annual Ice Cream Social
When 180 Desert residents received an invitation from Phyliss Mintz Eisenberg to attend her annual end-of-season ice cream social, they weren’t just RSVPing to a simple gathering of friends at Beach Yogurt in Palm Desert. At this year’s gathering April … More…

Sink your teeth into Palm Springs Restaurant Week
PALM SPRINGS — This year's Palm Springs Restaurant Week, May 31-June 16, has expanded to 2 1/2 weeks to accommodate the growing number of restaurants, hotels and attractions that participate, according to Kim Crandal, Restaurant Week executive More…

Mary Bono Mack decides to keep Palm Springs home
Former Rep. Mary Bono Mack has pulled her south Palm Springs home off the market. The five bedroom, five-and-a-half bathroom home was listed at $1.275 million as recently as Friday, when Bono Mack and Florida Rep. Connie Mack announced they were More…

Knitting leggings for Forever Marilyn in Palm Springs
Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet is proclaiming the day as “Celebrate Knitting Day,” and everyone invited to the feet of Marilyn to, well, knit. It's the second time this year that Forever Marilyn has been “yarn bombed,” though the knitting was quickly More…

A World of Cool Possibilities
The shop itself has a retro vibe and features yellow vinyl-covered chairs, bright colors on the walls and ceiling, and classic black and white photographs of past Palm Springs regulars such as Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, and Dean Martin. We settle in at a More…

New Entertainment Company – Troupe Productions, LLC, Opens in Palm Springs
New multi-faceted entertainment company, Troupe Productions, LLC, one-stop shop for all areas of musical entertainment management and production. Palm Springs, CA, May 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Film Producers Kim Waltrip and Jim Casey, More…

The jet-set style gives women a fresh look this summer
It's the look designers are showcasing this summer to give women the feeling they're living the relaxed and luxurious lifestyle of Cannes, St. Tropez, Capri or Palm Springs. With just a little style know-how, women can easily achieve this fresh and sun More…

Medicare charges higher in Palm Springs area
Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage and John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital in Indio are seen in Desert Sun and Getty file photos. Loading . More…

Palm Springs Life Publisher Among C-SPAN Interviews
Palm Springs Life Publisher Milt Jones will appear on a segment of “The Political Career of Sonny Bono” during a two-day Palm Springs Weekend, June 1-2, on Book TV (C-SPAN2) and American History TV (CSPAN3). C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles staff More…

Power Up Baseball Returns to Palm Springs Desert Guide June 2013
The 2013 edition of the Palm Springs Power welcome back five returning players when the baseball season opens May 31 with a three-game set against the More…

89 — Charming Palm Springs B&B Retreat for 2, Reg. $194 – Travelzoo
Charming Palm Springs escape for 2 at Casa Cody at nearly 55% off $89 per night in a large studio, Sundays-Thursdays $159 for 2 nights in the… More…

'Zoey to the Max' movie films in Palm Springs with Amy Smart
Actress talks filming with Amy Smart in Palm Sprin…: Cassidy Mack, 14, talked in between takes for "Zoey to the Max" while filming in Palm Springs on May 30, 2013 (Kate McGinty/The Desert Sun). More…

Palm Springs ranked as No.1 gay-friendly city
According to NerdWallet: “Palm Springs is known as a hotspot for gay tourism, but the city has a thriving year-round LGBT culture for residents as well. A whopping 8.6% of households consist of same-sex partners. The city's yearly Pride festival is one More…

Wang's is the Place to See and Be Seen in Palm Springs
For the past decade, Wang's in the Desert has been the place for great food in Palm Springs. Diners have been raving about its Asian-fusion cuisine, telling friends and coming back week after week. “We were successful almost from the very start,” says More…

Palm Springs police: Williams Del Carmen Dominguez Lopez is suspect in fatal
PALM SPRINGSPalm Springs police identified a man Thursday as the suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a former U.S. Air Force sergeant. They asked for help in finding Williams Del Carmen Dominguez Lopez, who is likely 26. Lopez, whose last More…

Emergency personnel block off IRS building in Palm Springs
PALM SPRINGS — Emergency personnel, including a hazardous material team, are on scene at the IRS Environmental Health Department offices along Paseo Doretea and Ramon Road in Palm Springs. Authorities have been on site for at least 45 minutes More…

Richard Gere
Actor Richard Gere arrives at the 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center in California on Jan. 5, 2013. The Avon Theatre in Stamford is set to welcome Gere on Tuesday, June 4, for a More…

Travel from LAX to Palm Springs – Coachella
Hi, I'm from England and will be going to Coachella next year with three friends ;) We'll be travelling to LAX and need a bit of help from some locals as to how to More…

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