Flash floods are a frequent nuisance, but they’re also part of what makes life in this desert oasis possible.
Everyone Knows it’s Windy
Around here, the same gusts that turn turbines also upturn semis. But hold on to your hats, there’s more to the story.
In Greater Palm Springs, the same gusts that turn windmill turbines also upturn semis. But hold on to your hats, there’s more to the story.
The story Frank didn't want you to read
Frank Sinatra didn’t want any rousing hosannas for a lot of the things he did personally for others. Many never even knew who their guardian angel was.
Frank Sinatra collected dozens of friends along the way. But it wasn’t always nice ’n’ easy.
While Frank Sinatra could claim to have hundreds of “friends,” there were levels to the meaning.
The Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival knew a sure thing when it booked singer Diane Schuur.
The Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival deserves the spotlight, especially when it kicks off with a concert by Diane Schuur on Oct. 9.
Diane Schurr's Top 10 Albums
Singer on her picks: "I don’t know why I like it. I just do.”
Watching Diane Schuur listen to some of her favorite music- — the way she rocks back and forth, her fingers in constant motion, the broad beaming smile that lights up her face — is nearly as delightful as the music itself.
Bing Crosby and Bob Hope loved the game of golf. Frank Sinatra loved the way the game brought people together
To Frank Sinatra, golf was not an end in itself; it was a means to an end. And a helluva good way to hang out with friends.
Let’s Get Away From it All
Palm Springs was a sanctuary for Frank Sinatra during the ups and downs of his career, through marriages, divorces, and deaths. And it all happened within these walls.
In 1947, Frank Sinatra had become a millionaire, and so he followed the lead of many other show business millionaires — he headed to Palm Springs.
Burn Notice creator and Bermuda Dunes native Matt Nix transforms the criminally challenged characters from his childhood on the mean streets of Bermuda Dunes into cutting–edge shows
If it hadn’t been for some of the shady characters Matt Nix met while growing up here, we never would have been introduced to Nix’s criminally inspired hit TV series, Burn Notice.
Good Neighbor Sam
Architectural designer Sam Cardella brings classic buildings back to life in neighborhoods around the desert
The Playboy mansion needs a little sprucing up? Robson Chambers’ historic home patiently awaits a little loving restoration? William Pereira’s footprint in the desert not big enough? Better call Sam Cardella.
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