Palm Springs News for June 5th 2013

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…

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…

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' 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…

Palm Springs' annual VillageFest to start later than usual
VillageFest is a captivating weekly street fair in Palm Springs that is a major community spectacle for both local residents and out-of-town visitors. (Courtesy of palmspringsvillagefest.com). Palm Springs' weekly street festival will begin its summer 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…

Are You an Audrey or a Frank at The Viceroy Palm Springs?
The other week we popped into the Viceroy Palm Springs and saw Audrey and Frank waiting for us at the koi pond by the entrance. And by Audrey and Frank we mean white and black bicycles with Audrey Hepburn and Frank Sinatra’s photos on them. More…

Parkway 1e11 project to announce official name tonight
Initially designed by the Desert Recreation District and County Open Space Districts in 2009, Parkway 1e11 is a 52-mile multi-purpose trail along the Whitewater River from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea. Utilizing existing portions of paved trail … 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…

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…

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…

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…

Palm Springs area homeless population grows
A fixture around Vista Chino and Sunrise Way in Palm Springs, where he often uses a cardboard sign to ask for donations, Norton said he wasn't surprised to hear that new survey results show an increase in the area's homeless population. “There's more More…

Palm Springs man arrested on suspicion of shooting security guard
The guard was taken to Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, where he underwent surgery and spent a significant amount of time recovering from gunshot wounds to the chest, upper abdomen and leg, police said. “During this period of time we 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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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…

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…

Palm Springs? But I don't golf … – Ottawa Citizen
Palm Springs never caught my eye. I've always associated the Southern California city in the desert. More…

New Entertainment Company – Troupe Productions, LLC, Opens in
Finance: Palm Springs, CA — Film Producers Kim Waltrip and Jim Casey, of Kim and Jim Productions, and Trini Garza, of Live It Up Productions, are pleased to 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…

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