Six decades after “The Catch,” the world’s greatest living ball player, Willie Mayes, still has a sweet spot, only this time it’s not in his golden baseball glove – it’s for children and the Coachella Valley.
World-class events such as the Coachella music festival and the Palm Springs International Film Festival are sparking renewed economic growth in the valley.
15 years ago, Goldenvoice’s Paul Tollett launched a music festival that reinvented the valley’s youth tourism market.
Besides fellowship during their annual escapes to the desert from freezing climes, members of two men’s clubs in Palm Springs share common interests, be it the local business climate or world events.
For almost a century, city pioneers, Hollywood celebrities, and the fun-loving people of Palm Springs made Palm Canyon Drive a boulevard of dreams
The mayor and a developer recall the wine summit that is now transforming downtown Palm Springs. Red wine played a big part in the coming rebirth of downtown Palm Springs.
Palm Springs attracts important people like desert shade draws roadrunners on a scorching day. It’s always been that way.
In a wry sign from above and beyond, the City of Palm Springs was baptized by the bucketful the year it was born.
Some of the best history, characters, and color of Palm Springs unfold in its distinctive neighborhoods from the traditional ones developed from the 1920s until shortly after World War II to the midcentury modern enclaves designed by now-iconic architects such as Wexler, Frey, Cody, Palmer and Krisel, and others.
Celebrities discovered Palm Springs long before it was incorporated 75 years ago. Here they let their hair down, relaxed in the sun, and began supporting local civic and charitable activities. For many celebs, it was a natural segue to local politics.
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