Still a thriving shopping center, La Plaza breathes life into Palm Springs' downtown shopping district just as it has done for more than 70 years.
On Sept. 11, 1971, the iconic Merrill Lynch building took its place among eight distinctive architectural treasures comprising the Palm Springs Financial District.
On Sept. 12, 1963, 400 dignitaries came from all over the world to be part of the inaugural ride of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.
Host to six-plus decades of golf’s greatest names and games, the Coachella Valley’s singular influence upon the golf world may come down to one round of play.
In addition to owning Sportsman's Headquarters and its Palm Springs rifle range, Harry Mann and his wife Ruby were quite the hunters.
Opened in the early 1930s, the 139 Club was housed in what was a private residence in Cathedral City, and the name was derived from its numerical address.
In August of 1950, many Palm Springs restaurateurs and business owners announced major improvements they had made to their restaurants and nightclubs during the summer.
An early morning blaze lit up the desert sky on July 26, 1989, destroying the historic El Mirador Hotel and tower.
In the 1930s, Jack Freeman's time at the Village Pharmacy in Palm Springs brought him in contact with stars like John Wayne, Rudy Vallee, and William Powell.
Summers in Palm Springs before air conditioning meant finding creative ways to try and stay cool.
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Summer baseball was an important pastime for villagers in early Palm Springs, who were too busy during the winter season to have time for recreation.
The Shadow Mountain Club became a sought after address where members could enjoy the desert lifestyle in a country club setting.
The Colorado Desert settlements of Palm Springs, Palmdale and the Garden of Eden were part of a real estate boom that reverberated across the state between 1880 and 1889.
Though they may not be apparent to an outsider, there are many alluring things about Palm Springs from June through August.
The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway began as a dream to view the Coachella Valley from the cool peaks of Mt. San Jacinto.
Since the inaugural Palm Springs Fireman’s Fish Fry in June 1931, Palm Springs has annually supported its local fire fighters.
Palm Springs was a desolate desert landscape, but Nellie Coffman saw an oasis and built the Desert Inn in the 1920's.
While great weather, golf, tennis, and architecture help define the good life, elegant, fast, and beautiful cars further define the Palm Springs scene.
Democratic voters made a significant gain in numbers in 1964, prompting Palm Springs to become a base to generate support for President Lyndon B. Johnson.
A reception celebrating the life of Milton W. Jones will be held at the Hilton Palm Springs at 12:30 p.m. June 4.
Where have all of the wildflowers gone in Palm Springs? Drought conditions have made it rare to see even one purple Verbena or yellow Encilia flower.
Francis Stevens School in Palm Springs was chosen by the State Board of Education to be part of an educational exhibit at the San Francisco World's Fair.
Exploring the open desert around Palm Springs became an organized activity in the 1930s when a group of men went on an 85-mile trek.
The Palm Springs Historical Society offers a walking tour of celebrity homes in the Movie Colony District referred to as "Frank Sinatra Neighborhood".
The Palm Springs Pop Festival held in April 1969 resulted in crowd issues, a death of a 16-year-old boy and a stop to outdoor concert permits being issued.
Home to movie mogul Darryl F. Zanuck for decades, this substantial estate was built in 1935 in the Movie Colony neighborhood.
Harriet Allen Lefevre, one of the original owners of Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace, reminisces about the famed roadhouse’s rootsy beginnings.
Led by the brand new E9 locomotive, the Sunset Limited arrived in the Palm Springs Station on March 6, 1955.
"Pearl Harbor, One Last Goodbye", which screens March 16 at the Palm Springs Air Museum, focuses on six survivors who return for the 70th anniversary of the attack.
The pool and spa at the Palm Mountain Resort & Spa have maintained their original shape from the former Oasis Hotel in 1964.
More than 75 years ago, Palm Springs was just about under water, which is in stark contrast to today's drought.
From Herbert Hoover to Barack Obama, the Palm Springs area has a history of attracting sitting presidents.
Thomas O'Donnell's Palm Springs home built in the 1920s later became the clubhouse at the O'Donnell Golf Club.
Up until 1950, then Palm Springs Municipal Airport covered a larger area than New York’s La Guardia Airport.
Franklyn Alcott Jr. and his wife Polly built their Palm Springs home in 1925, which stands today and is occupied in the Mesa neighborhood.
During a period of just three days in January 1969, more than 3.25 inches of rain flooded the streets and homes of Palm Springs.
Frank Sinatra raised the money to build the Martin Anthony Sinatra Medical Education Library in Palm Springs to honor his father.
In December of 1937, 9-year-old Shirley Temple christened a bungalow the “Shirley Temple Bungalow" at her favorite vacationing spot, The Desert Inn in Palm Springs.
Contradicting everything you have been taught about weather in the desert oasis, it has snowed in Palm Springs.