The Woman Leads

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She led an all-women council that changed the financial destiny of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and the California resort communities of Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage.

The Beat Goes On

History has turned the page as Sonny Bono’s film festival marks 24 years

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Sonny Bono, Palm Springs’ celebrity mayor, did more for the city than launch one of the world’s most prestigious film festivals. With a revivalist vision and an anti-bureaucratic cause, the star with a common touch embodies the city’s cultural and economic transition.

Stars on the Links

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Bob Hope, Dinah Shore, and Frank Sinatra attracted fellow celebrities, top golfers, and national attention to Palm Springs’ golf scene. Over the years, the names of the game have changed.

10 NEW Rules of Palm Springs Real Estate

Look for amenities and other perks in this buyer’s market

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We’ve seen our share of tumult in the real estate market, but we’re here to share some sage advice with those of you in the market to buy a new house. If you know real estate history, these “new rules” should sound familiar. Like the industry itself, the rules of the game change and tend to surface about once in a generation.

The Greatest Moments in Sports

With top-flight golf and tennis events, the eyes of worldwide television audiences have long been fixed on the desert. We tapped the memories of sports enthusiasts who have lived here long enough to have seen it all.

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With top-flight golf and tennis events, the eyes of worldwide television audiences have long been fixed on the desert. We tapped the memories of sports enthusiasts who have lived here long enough to have seen it all.

Downtown Turnaround

You can hear the buzz: Finally, downtown Palm Springs has a makeover plan to excite anyone disheartened by empty storefronts on Palm Canyon Drive.

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You can hear the buzz: Finally, downtown Palm Springs has a makeover plan to excite anyone disheartened by empty storefronts on Palm Canyon Drive.

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A Downtown Reborn

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Ground breakings next year for a number of mixed-use developments signal just one aspect of an exciting downtown Palm Springs renaissance, according to Raymond.