Palm Springs News for June 15th 2013

AMFM Fest: Day 2 Schedule
All day: Pet adoptions with the Palm Springs Animal Shelter at the Pickfair Promenade in Cathedral City. Films begin at 10 a.m. and the last screens at 10:30 p.m. Visit the AMFM website for times and theater. This article appears in the ONLINE ONLY More…

A membership only Airline plans to make stops in Palm Springs
The airline’s website says it plans to start service to Santa Barbra on July 10, and then expand to Monterey, Palm Springs, San Diego, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, the Sonoma-Napa area, and other markets. Copyright 2013 Gulf California Broadcasting. More…

Reel Life
Carey Mulligan arrives at the 22nd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on January 8, 2011 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images For PSFF). Declan Cashin More…

Grindr Saved My Neighborhood
When I wrote my memoir, Postcards from Palm Springs, I included a reference to the exhibitionist who would stalk me as I walked my dogs. At first it was funny; then it became creepy. There is something unsettling about being followed by a naked guy More…

Legion respectfully retires American flags
Michael Morningstar, from left, Ed Vondra, Mark Renner and Chuck McGee — all members of the American Legion Owen Coffman Post 519 Palm Springs — perform the annual Flag Day burning of old or damaged flags Friday. / Wade Byars/The Desert Sun More…

Why are the Palm Springs Power 10-0? Let us count the ways
PALM SPRINGS — The Palm Springs Power have raced to a 10-0 start. The team looks to stay perfect tonight as they take on the Inland Valley Pirates at 7:05 p.m. With the club focused on winning a third consecutive league championship, here are the top More…

Frances Allen's Desert Roundup–'Last Hurrah' For 'The Follies', And More…
Talks are now underway between Palm Springs International Film Festival Chairman Harold Matzner and Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet concerning a retrofitting and ways to insure that the Plaza Theatre continues to be an attraction in its own right. More…

One dead in crash on Forest Hill Boulevard
A car traveling at a high rate of speed on eastbound Forest Hill Boulevard struck a Palm Springs city truck and then came to a rest at a guardrail near Kudza Road, sheriff's spokeswoman Teri Barbera said. The crash happened shortly after 2:30 p.m More…

Why are the Palm Springs Power 10-0? Let us count the ways
PALM SPRINGS — The Palm Springs Power have raced to a 10-0 start. The team looks to stay perfect tonight as they take on the Inland Valley Pirates at 7:05 p.m. With the club focused on winning a third consecutive league championship, here are the top More…

Big travel plans for Palm Springs High band, chorus
PALM SPRINGS — Members of the high school's band and choral groups are planning some road trips this summer that include concert performances at Disneyland Resort and various spots in San Francisco. The Palm Springs High School Jazz Band and More…

Palm Springs Hop Heads Heading Down For Beer Culture Week
So this will be my first trip out to palm springs and im superrrrr unfamiliar with the area. Me & the boyfriend are heading down there for the weekend for the Beer More…

A Palm Springs Must: Workshop Kitchen + Bar | OUTTraveler.com
For too long, Palm Springs has been more about camp than it has been cool. But that's started to change over the past few years — many thanks to the city's full More…

Village manager candidates coming to Palm Springs | www
Seven finalists for the village manager's job will answer questions from the council during tonight's council meeting, set for 7:30 p. More…

Coachella Valley tourism officials attend networking event
The Greater Palm Springs CVB held more than 80 meetings with tourism industry representatives from about 20 different countries, said Ashlee Ciora, vice president of Travel Industry Sales at the CVB. Many of the representatives came from the major More…

Palm Springs: Accused vacation rental scammers in court today
Palm Springs resident Kevin Corcoran testified that Wehling and Maloney, who were friends, rented out his house from January to May 2010. They sent him checks from two bank accounts under Wehling’s name, and they all bounced, Corcoran said. More…

Two Palm Springs men accused of scamming renters to stand trial
INDIO — Two Palm Springs men accused of scamming vacation home renters out of more than $50,000 were ordered Friday to stand trial. Michael Maloney, 52, and Matthew Wehling, 47, each are charged with 15 embezzlement counts for alleged crimes More…

A membership only Airline plans to make stops in Palm Springs
The airline’s website says it plans to start service to Santa Barbra on July 10, and then expand to Monterey, Palm Springs, San Diego, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, the Sonoma-Napa area, and other markets. Copyright 2013 Gulf California Broadcasting. More…

AMFM Fest: Day 2 Schedule
All day: Pet adoptions with the Palm Springs Animal Shelter at the Pickfair Promenade in Cathedral City. Films begin at 10 a.m. and the last screens at 10:30 p.m. Visit the AMFM website for times and theater. This article appears in the ONLINE ONLY More…

Ed Asner Finds Promise From the Open Road
The seven-time Emmy Award winner can't recall the last time he was in Palm Springs. But he does remember the heat. “I was shooting a film in a motel with Meredith Baxter Birney,” Asner said earlier this week from his home outside Los Angeles. “It was More…

Hot Picks for Friday, June 14 – Monday, June 21
SHORT & SWEET: One of Palm Springs most famous and highly anticipated events, ShortFest will showcase more than 300 short films from more than 50 different countries. Six days of parties, panels and — most of all — bite-sized cinema will bring in More…

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