A shopping center with charming stores and popular eateries, La Plaza has been the heart and soul of downtown Palm Springs for 84 years.
Ruby’s Dunes became a celebrity hangout thanks to Frank Sinatra encouraging his friends to join him at the Palm Springs restaurant.
A century ago, legendary photographer Edward S. Curtis documented the Cahuilla people on the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation.
In the book, Coachella, author Jeff Crider recalls how generations of foreign laborers put this little California desert city on the map.
Architect Harry J. Williams scratched the design for La Plaza shopping center in Palm Springs on the back of an envelope in the 1930s.
During the 1930s and ’40s, summer baseball brought a welcome diversion from the summer heat and slowdown in Palm Springs.
A nearly 90-year mystery about the historical roots of the oldest known farmhouse in Rancho Mirage is solved thanks to Stephen Follansbee.
A unique figure-eight pool highlighted the Shadow Mountain Resort including high dives, water slides, and a view of the Santa Rosa mountains.
Credited as the first African-American resident in Palm Springs, Lawrence Crossley built companies and developed land for affordable housing.
John McCallum was the first to bring water to the desert by constructing a stone-lined ditch that brought water from Tahquitz Canyon to his ranch.