Palm Springs News for June 4th 2013

Free Thursdays Feature Films, Art Museum Admission
The only place to see the movie is at the Palm Springs Art Museum, which begins its free summer film schedule June 6 that runs through Sept. 19. Every Thursday, patrons will be treated to a movie starting with foreign films for the first 10 weeks More…

Book TV in Palm Springs, California – C-SPAN Video Library
C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their "2013 LCV Cities Tour" in Palm Springs, California, on May 6-10 to feature the history and literary More…

Monday Newsmaker: Local engineer 'graduates' from the Innovation Hub in
Bill Schlanger is president of EV Enterprises, which opened in the Innovation Hub in Palm Springs in October 2011 and has become the first “graduate” to move into the new Accelerator Campus. He also is president of Electric Blue Motors and Connect Tech More…

Palm Springs Unified School District must borrow to build, but risks maxing out
The Palm Springs Unified School District board is expected to choose one of these options during a meeting on June 11. Lisa Howell, assistant superintendent of business services for the district, will recommend the smaller bond because she believes the More…

Party Like It's Liberace's House
(From left) Homeowners Garth Gilpin and Betsy Smalley celebrate with Palm Springs designer Christopher Kennedy at the May 26 party to coincide with the release of "Behind the Candelabra", a movie on Liberace. Loretts Vlach. From the half-circle More…

Palm Springs power outage affects more than 300 residents, businesses
Problems with power lines sparked an outage affecting 387 businesses and residents in Palm Springs today, a Southern California Edison spokesman said. dave hale/flickr. The outage was reported at 9:56 a.m. and occurred in an residential area between More…

San Gorgonio Ballet Co. Readies for 10th Anniversary Performance
San Gorgonio Ballet Company Founded in 2003 will be celebrating their Tenth Anniversary with a Gala Performance to be held at the Annenberg Theater in Palm Springs, on Saturday, June 1. The Ballet Company, founded by ballerina Julia Olsen-Rodriguez More…

Palm Springs? But I don't golf …
The Del Marcos Hotel is a relaxing place to stay in Palm Springs and a good choice for hikers due to its proximity to the San Jacinto mountains that you can see in the background. One trail begins about a five minute walk from the hotel. photo credit … More…

CVAG hosts workshop seeking input on trail project
PALM SPRINGS — A new name is to be unveiled Tuesday during the first public workshop for the 52-mile valleywide trail project alongside the Whitewater channel. The trail system, proposed by the Coachella Valley Association of Governments, is currently More…

Wild Nothing: Nuanced Pop At 8500 Feet
When most people think of Palm Springs, visions of softly baked desert landscapes come to mind. However, upon arriving at the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, we were warned that the temperature differential between the desert and the top cliff of the … More…

Shine Bright Like a Diamond
Jewel is looking forward to seeing more of the Palm Springs area with her baby, Kase, in tow when she sings at the Agua Caliente Resort & Spa on June 7. fanpop.com. During the 1990s, while most of us were wading through a sea of boy band throwaway … More…

Police: Man made fake bomb threats outside Walmart
Trevor Cordell Harris' "stupid" bomb-threat prank at the Palm Springs Walmart store backfired, police said. Harris, 23, of Boynton Beach, warned several customers Thursday night at about 10 p.m. about a bomb inside the store, according to a Palm More…

History of Palm Springs, California
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. Throughout the weekend of June 1-3 we feature the history of Palm Springs, California. Hosted by our Time Warner cable partners, we learned about the political career of Sonny Bono, … More…

Palm Springs' VillageFest to Begin Summer Hours This Week
Palm Springs' weekly street festival will begin its summer hours on Thursday, June 6, starting at 7 p.m. instead of 6 p.m., a city spokeswoman said Monday. The festival, every Thursday evening on Palm Canyon Drive between Baristo and Amado roads, will More…

Desert Freedom Band Fills Summer Air With Music
From what began with a quartet, the Desert Winds Freedom Band has grown to more than 65 members serving the greater Palm Springs area since forming in 2001 by Gary Moline. Their ninth performance of the season will be held at 4 p.m. June 8 in the More…

Police name suspect in Palm Springs hit and run crash | Station
Palm Springs police have identified a suspect in a hit and run collision that killed 29 year old Eric Strzelczyk. More…

Palm Springs Hotel + Water Park Passes – Palm Mountain Resort
Palm Springs is no ordinary resort town. Sure, the pools, palm trees, golf courses, and spas–not to mention 350 days of annual sunshine–attract snowbirds More…

Travelzoo: Palm Springs and Dominican Republic | KTLA 5
Chech out this week's travel deals, including Palm Springs, Sedona, Dominican Republic, and Maui.
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Jerome Elliott Brings MY FAVORITE SPRINGS to Palm Desert's Newman
Cabaret singer and actor Jerome Elliott stars in a one-man musical concert entitled "My Favorite Springs" tonight, June 2, 2013 as part of the Sundays In Summer Series presented by Les Michaels at the Arthur Newman Theatre at The Joslyn Center in Palm More…

Police: Man made fake bomb threats outside Walmart
Harris, 23, of Boynton Beach, warned several customers Thursday night at about 10 p.m. about a bomb inside the store, according to a Palm Springs police arrest report. "There was no bomb," said Lt. Sal Abruscato, spokesman for Palm Springs police. More…

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