In the village of Palm Springs, the women’s suffrage amendment took root as Desert Inn owner Nellie Coffman staffed the precinct.
Moe Berg wore a mask as a major league catcher, a perfect cover for his role as a spy during World War II, as shown in this new documentary.
Soldiers injured in the Pacific Theater could recover in the warm, sunny and dry climate of Palm Springs at the former El Mirador Hotel.
From the 1960s to ’70s, Palm Springs was busy indulging in a new outdoor recreational vehicle: Dune Buggies — ideal for off-roading in California.
Dinah Shore and George Montgomery built their first desert home in 1952 located in the old Movie Colony neighborhood of Palm Springs.
Once central to the Agua Caliente way of life, basket weaving is being revived among a new generation of Tribal members eager to keep the tradition alive.
Mary Carlin pulled an upset to win a city council seat in 1958, and joins a long list of women who have impacted Palm Springs’ direction.
Susan Marx, wife of comedian Harpo Marx, began her political and activist career in Palm Springs by being elected president of the high school’s PTA.
Palm Springs was once the spring break destination until 1986 when the city put and end to it after excessive partying led to rowdy co-eds and 120 arrests.
The story behind the Indian Canyons gas station is shrouded in mystery. Some say it begins, like so many tales in Greater Palm Springs, with Hollywood.