Palm Springs News for June 10th 2013

Obama plays golf before return to DC
Related Photos. <> President Barack Obama waves to the media as he departs from Palm Springs International Airport in Palm Springs, Calif. on Sunday, June 9, 2013.(AP Photo/Rodrigo Pena). Enlarge Photo More…

Obama plays golf before return to DC
President Barack Obama waves to the media as he departs from Palm Springs International Airport in Palm Springs, Calif. on Sunday, June 9, 2013.(AP Photo/Rodrigo Pena). Posted: Sunday, June 9, 2013 5:16 pm | Updated: 7:04 pm, Sun Jun 9, 2013. More…

Palm Springs Nissan Announces 2013 Nissan Sentra Named “Most Affordable
In addition to the ongoing commitment to supply the Coachella Valley and all of the Inland Empire with the most comprehensive inventory of new Nissan models and pre-owned vehicles available in the region, Palm Springs Nissan boasts the largest Nissan More…

Sunnylands: Valley hotels quiet despite large number of guests
In Palm Springs at the Hilton, Gov. Jerry Brown had breakfast Saturday morning before heading to Indian Wells for a farewell meeting with Xi. The governor and his wife, Anne Gust Brown, checked into the Hilton on Thursday, said Aftab Dada, general More…

Sunnylands: Dignitaries give Barack Obama a sizzling warm welcome
President Obama is greeted by Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet, center, shortly after landing in Palm Springs for his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday. At left is Congressman Raul Ruiz and at right is Rancho Mirage Mayor Richard Kite. More…

One man is in the hospital this morning after being shot several times
According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue officials the shooting happened at the 800 block of Springdale Circle in Palm Springs just a little after midnight. The condition of the man has not been released and investigators have not said if they have More…

Obama and Xi talks tackle cyber security
The summit was held at Sunnylands, an estate near Palm Springs surrounded by both desert and mountains, where Ronald Reagan liked to spend New Year and where Frank Sinatra held his fourth wedding. The US and China are the world's first and More…

Palm Springs resident wins 2013 Senior Inspirational Award | The
'The move to Palm Springs made a big impact on my life. If I had stayed back east , I would not have met the fascinating people, celebrities and locals who make More…

Obama, Xi signal new start with walk in the desert
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — It may not have been Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev's Cold War walk by a frozen lake in Switzerland. But President Barack Obama and Chinese leader Xi Jinping's 50-minute stroll through an estate in the California desert More…

Obama-Xi summit presented as a walk in the park
The talks between Barack Obama and Xi Jinping over eight hours on Friday and Saturday weren't just unusual for their setting, the Sunnylands resort in Palm Springs, where the streets are named after the likes of Frank Sinatra and Bob Hope. More…

William Charles Tanner Creates 'Modern' Thinking Architecture
Before Palm Springs was incorporated as a city (1938), William Charles Tanner did some of the most noteworthy work. His Thomas O'Donnell House rests distinctively on the bluff above the Palm Springs Art Museum. A salute to the innovative opulence of More…

President Obama to Depart the Palm Springs Area
WASHINGTON, DC – On Sunday, June 9, the President will depart the Palm Springs area to return to the White House. The arrival of Air Force One is open to pre-credentialed media, but closed to the public. Members of the media who wish to cover the More…

Kids get look at cavernous C-17
Visitors tour the cargo compartment of one of the C-17s that accompanied President Barack Obama on his trip to Palm Springs. The compartment is 88 feet long, 18 feet wide and 12 feet high. It carries the president's limousine and security detachments. More…

Discover marvels of the South Lykken
It's getting a little warm in the Coachella Valley to do long hikes during the day, but if you pick your day carefully, or get started just as the sun's coming up, it's still a great time to check out what has become my favorite short trail in Palm More…

President Obama Bids Farewell to the Desert
"I wanted him to get a message from me that I would like to see better jobs for Americans,” says Palm Springs resident Judy Handler. He left the Coachella Valley today after a summit with Chinese President Xi. For people watching him go, they hope the More…

10 Things to Know for Monday
10 Things to Know for Monday. file. President Barack Obama waves as he boards Air Force One at Palm Springs International Airport on Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Palm Springs, Calif., following a weekend summit. (AP Photo/The Desert Sun, Crystal Chatham) … More…

Crowds gather to watch President Obama leave Palm Springs
Air Force One sits on the tarmac at Palm Springs International Airport Sunday, June 9, 2013 awaiting the arrival of President Barack Obama following 2 days of meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage CA. / Michael More…

6-year-old talks Air Force One, why it would be 'really cool' to be President
I’d brought my camera, hoping to snap a few quality photos of Air Force One while talking to locals and tourists around the Palm Springs airport Saturday about what they thought of the presidential visit. Satisfied with the shots I had gotten, I was … More…

Obama and Xi talks tackle cyber security
The Sino-US summit, held in the resort town of Palm Springs on Friday evening and Saturday morning, was agreed to shortly after Mr Xi ascended to the presidency in March in an effort to build stability into what is regarded as the world's most More…

Sunnylands, host of US-China summit, will soon be back welcoming public near
(The blogger toured the former home of Walter and Leonore Annenberg at Rancho Mirage, Calif., right next to Palm Springs, in December and filed this report.) Sunnylands Center and Gardens opened to the public in February 2012. I had the good fortune to More…

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