25th annual Festival of Lights Parade in Downtown Palm Springs

Michele

Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 5:45 p.m. Downtown Palm Springs on Palm Canyon Drive The City of Palm Springs proudly presents the 25th annual Festival of Lights Parade. This much loved holiday tradition brings together residents and visitors to celebrate the spirit and joy of the holiday season. The parade features a host of

21st annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade

Michele

The City of Palm Springs proudly presents the 21st annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 11 at 3:30 p.m. in downtown Palm Springs. The parade begins at Ramon Road and Palm Canyon Drive and heads northbound on Palm Canyon Drive to Alejo Road. The parade lasts approximately one hour and concludes with a post parade patriotic concert

10th Annual Palm Springs Body Mind Spirit Weekend

Joy Meredith

The weekend event opens on Friday October 6 with the Sound Healing Experience facilitated by Scott Meredith. The following days feature many diverse and eclectic offerings geared toward Alternative Healing and Intuitive Arts and Services like Mediumship, Tarot, Angels & Spirit Guides, Reiki Healing, Reflexology, Aura Reading, Crystals, Numerology, Hypnosis, Sound Healing, Aromatherapy, i-Ching, Oracles, Crystal Healing, Chakra Balancing, Past

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Explore Palm Springs: Selling A View

Developer John Robertson had visions of grandeur in selling prime downtown land in 1936, but the plan just suddenly disappeared.

Renee Brown History

In September of 1936, John Robertson, a capitalist from Pueblo, Colorado and Beverly Hills, California, purchased 330 acres of land from Fred Payne Clatworthy that extended north from the base of Tahquitz Canyon to the O’Donnell golf course in Palm Springs. Clatworthy, a Palm Springs villager, was also a world famous autochrome photographer. He worked for National Geographic magazine, and

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Explore Palm Springs: War of Wages

The Palm Springs City Council ordered an “Iron Curtain” requiring communication to stop between city employees and the press.

Renee Brown History

Today we hear cries of “fake news,” but historically in Palm Springs there was also a war between city government and the Desert Sun newspaper regarding low pay for city employees. On Aug. 24, 1959, the Palm Springs City Council ordered an “Iron Curtain” requiring communication to stop between city employees and the press. According to city council members, articles

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Bionic Beauty

She packed a punch as TV’s The Bionic Woman, but Lindsay Wagner’s presence at Comic Con Palm Springs will intrigue fans with her showbiz legacy as well as her holistic side.

GREG ARCHER Arts & Entertainment

Female role models blossomed in the 1970s and, to be sure, Lindsay Wagner was at the forefront of it all. As The Bionic Woman, a TV spin-off from the testosterone-infused The Six Million Dollar Man, Wagner garnered an Emmy for her soulful portrayal of Jaime Sommers, an Oaji, California, school teacher, who becomes a fierce government ally when she is

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Solar Eclipse Viewings Set in Greater Palm Springs

The last total solar eclipse was 40 years ago, and this one will be mainly visible in the U.S. on Aug. 21.

Site Staff Attractions

Greater Palm Springs will host viewing parties during what is being called the Great American Eclipse Aug. 21. The total solar eclipse, the first in nearly 40 years, will cross the United States beginning around 9 a.m. in Madras, Oregon, and finish around 4 p.m. in Columbia, South Carolina. Locally, the solar eclipse can be viewed at three viewing events:

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Explore Palm Springs: Airport Takes Flight

Just a few months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt inks construction of the Palm Springs Airport.

Renee Brown History

On August 1, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Palm Springs Airport Bill allotting money for the construction of an airport in Palm Springs. The Army Corps of Engineers subleased the land on the site where the Palm Springs International Airport sits today. They built runways, fuel stations, fences and running lights. The new field was named “Palm Springs

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The First Lady of American Screen

Bette Davis films highlight August's selections from the Palm Springs Cultural Center Community Theatre.

Site Staff Arts & Entertainment

Bette Davis takes center stage at the Camelot Theatres during the month of August as one of the top 100 actors/actresses included in the Best Actor/ Best Actress Series by Palm Springs Cultural Center Community Theatre. Films featured are: Now, Voyager, The Great Lie, Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte, and Of Human Bondage. The films are shown at noon, Monday through Friday, at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. Davis is a

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Koffi to Add Fourth Location

To mark its 15th anniversary, the Palm Springs coffee cafe company will make its next home in a 1970s historic property designed by master architect Hugh Kaptur.

Site Staff Restaurants

Koffi has signed a lease to open its fourth coffee cafe at Kaptur Plaza in central Palm Springs, an historic property designed by master architect Hugh Katur in the mid-1970s. The announcement came as Koffi marked its 15th anniversary Aug. 2 in Palm Springs. The new location is expected to open this winter. Located at 650 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way,