Palm Springs News for June 2nd 2013

Palm Springs area is a cool deal
As temperatures rise in the desert, rates sink. It makes the Palm Springs area one of the coolest places anywhere for savvy travelers. The chic Parker Palm Springs is offering standard rooms from $199 a night Sundays through Thursdays through Aug. More…

LCV Cities Tour – Palm Springs: Vyola Ortner & Diana du Pont "You Can't Eat Dirt"
Learn how Vyola Ortner found herself elected to the council of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and how the changes she instituted changed her tribe's future. Category. News & Politics. License. Standard YouTube License. Show more. Show less More…

Palm Springs area is a cool deal
The serene La Quinta Resort, just beyond Palm Springs, is offering a batch of top-value seasonal packages — but the best deal may simply be the standard summer rate of $99 a night, available most Sundays through Thursdays through Sept. 5. Add a $27 More…

Palm Springs? But I don't golf …
Palm Springs never caught my eye. I've always associated the Southern California city in the desert with retirees playing golf or whacking a tennis ball. I don't golf and I'm only a mediocre tennis player. But when a friend told me Palm Springs is a More…

Palm Springs Ranks as No. 1 Gay Friendly City
Palm Springs has 8.6 percent of households reported as same-sex partners. The community has a “thriving year-round LGBT culture for residents” and the Palm Springs Pride Festival is both popular and honors the history of the gay rights movement, More…

Palm Springs Ranks as No. 1 Gay Friendly City
Palm Springs has been chosen the No. 1 gay friendly city in the country – ahead of San Francisco – by nerdwallet.com, a free consumer tool to find the best credit cards, cd rates, savings, checking accounts, scholarships, and airlines. To honor LGBT More…

Top 5 Deals and Steals of Palm Springs' Restaurant Week – Official
Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week is just around the corner, celebrating the desert's best restaurants with 17 days of prix fixe menus. If your stomach More…

Palm Springs Luxury Boutique Hotel – POSH Palm Springs Inn
Long a mecca for golfers, design enthusiasts, and shoppers–but mostly those seeking a little R&R in the perennially sunny climate of the desert–Palm Springs More…

Planned revamp will take Palm Springs Skate Park to the next level
The Palm Springs City Council will be asked on Wednesday to approve a construction contract with Doug Wall Construction, Inc. for $398,603 to renovate a modular building already on the site which would house the skate center. Ready said it could be More…

Plan a Get-Together at Your Vacation Home
Find your ideal rental property with the help of Oranj Palm Springs (1775 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Ste. 205, Palm Springs). This rental agency has been a trusted voice in the area since its inception in 1972. An agent will help you find a condo or house to More…

Baseball fans enjoy Palm Springs Power's opening win
Ryan Raslowsky of the Palm Springs Power slides head-first into home to score a run against Tucson on Friday in the opening game of the Power's 10th season. Palm Springs won 7-1. / Wade Byars/The Desert Sun More…

Palm Springs: Suspect who struck, killed motorcyclist in hit-and-run sought
… who struck, killed motorcyclist in hit-and-run sought. By City News Service, on May 31, 2013, at 10:24 am. Palm Springs police today sought the public’s help in finding a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist earlier this month … More…

Market Watch — Waiting to Exhale
Five cities ??? La Quinta, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, and Thousand Palms ??? have distressed sales less than 20 percent of total sales. Even Desert Hot Springs and Indio, which two years ago were 60 percent and 70 percent of total sales … More…

Palm Springs narrows field of applicants for manager's job | www
A selection committee has narrowed the field of applicants to seven in the search for a new village manager to replace Karl Umberger, who plans to retire this More…

Man charged with falsely telling customers of bomb at Palm Springs store; 2nd
A 23-year-old Boynton Beach man was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail early Friday after he allegedly told Wal-Mart customers and an employee that there was a bomb in the Palm Springs store. Village police were called to Wal-Mart at 1765 10th Ave More…

Palm Springs to celebrate Marilyn Monroe's birthday
And perhaps there is no better icon of the late actress Marilyn Monroe than the “Forever Marilyn” statue standing 26 feet tall in downtown Palm Springs against the rugged San Jacinto Mountains. The city is hosting an 87th birthday party Saturday at 6 p More…

Happy Birthday, Marilyn! Palm Springs to celebrate today
Palm Springs residents and business operators will throw a birthday party for Marilyn Monroe at the “Forever Marilyn” sculpture in downtown Palm Springs today. Monroe, who died in 1962, would have turned 87 today. The celebration will include More…

'HOT WEATHER' forecast for Palm Springs
This weekend, the temperature may match highway signs in the Palm Springs area. (Omar Ornelas, The Desert Sun). “HOT WEATHER” is on the way this weekend, the National Weather Service said. The forecasters aren't shouting; their watches, warnings More…

Palm Springs area is a cool deal | UTSanDiego.com
As temperatures rise in the desert, rates sink. It makes the Palm Springs area one of the coolest places anywhere for savvy travelers. More…

Cannes a strong portent for Palm Springs Film Fest success
For Palm Springs International Film Festival programmers, Cannes is an essential stop. It is where we watch the latest finished films and hear about productions set to complete before our 25th anniversary event in January. In Cannes, one can see what More…

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