Palm Springs News for June 16th 2013

Fire at Desert Hot Springs Home Contained to Kitchen
Home Contained to Kitchen. Posted by Mirna Alfonso (Editor), June 15, 2013 at 06:50 pm. Comment Recommend. Flag as Inappropriate. A fire early June 15, 2013 at a Desert Hot Springs manufactured home was contained to the kitchen, fire officials said. 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…

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…

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…

Your Business, Your News for June 16
Cancer survivor and assistant golf professional at Desert Willow Resort in Palm Desert, Brett Shoopman presented the check to Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center in recognition of Melanoma Awareness Month. Family Hospice Care in Palm Springs More…

Oasis Of Green Education To Appear In The Desert
Palm Springs, Calif., often falls under this infamous category. A plan for a new college campus in the arid region, however, may quiet some of these critics, at least for a little while. The firm of GA Architects and Engineers has recently unveiled … 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…

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…

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…

Palm Springs ShortFest Lineup Includes Pics With Cate Blanchett
The 2013 Palm Springs International ShortFest & Short Film Market will showcase 330 films from 49 countries, including 70 world premieres and 55 North. More…

Military briefs for June 16
The Palm Springs Power baseball team will honor the nation's armed forces during military night at Palm Springs Stadium at 7:05 p.m. on June 25. All active military, police, fire and EMS personnel get in free with ID. For more information, call (760 More…

Squirrels integral to forests
A ride up the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is not complete without observing the treetop acrobatics of the western gray squirrel. These often lively, bushy-tailed rodents can be the source of hours of entertainment as they chase each other through the 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…

AMFM Fest: Day 4 Schedule
The Tribesmen, who played at Tachevah in downtown Palm Springs back in April, will play at 9 p.m. Sunday (June 16) on the final day of AMFM Fest in Cathedral City. Chris Cichocki. Actor Viggo Mortensen will be honored on the final day of the AMFM Fest More…

DISTURBED Guitarist Discusses FIGHT OR FLIGHT With ROCKSTAR RADIO
Shawn of Rockstar Radio and Palm Springs, California’s 93.7 KCLB-FM recently interviewed DISTURBED guitarist Dan Donegan about Dan’s new project FIGHT OR FLIGHT. You can now listen to the chat in four parts below. In addition to Donegan, FIGHT? … More…

Destination weddings a popular draw in the Coachella Valley
Palm Springs is known for its gorgeous weather while also being an easy-to-get-to destination for family and friends,” remarked Don Devine, director of guest services and public relations at the Viceroy Palm Springs. “Our clients love the vibe 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…

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…

Thumbs down: No public money for private affairs
A; A. Former President George W. Bush arrives at Palm Springs International Airport for a fundraiser in. Purchase Image. Former President George W. Bush arrives at Palm Springs International Airport for a fundraiser in 2006. / Omar Ornelas/The Desert 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…

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