tommy tomson pool

Explore Palm Springs: Tommy Towson

The pioneer of pool design left his mark in Greater Palm Springs at Shadow Mountain Club and the iconic piano-shaped pool for Frank Sinatra.

Tracy Conrad Current Digital, History

Tommy Tomson, the pioneer of pool design, left his mark in Greater Palm Springs at Shadow Mountain Club and the iconic piano-shaped pool for Frank Sinatra.

Mojave High desert

To Live (and not die) in the Mojave

The wide-open High Desert has few rules, but day-trippers would be wise 
to take this advice before going too deep into the sandy wilderness.

Ken Layne Current PSL, History

The wide-open High Desert has few rules, but day-trippers should heed this advice before going too deep into the sandy wilderness of the Mojave Desert.

agua caliente hot mineral spring

Pure Bliss

That aaaaaaah sensation of hot mineral springs made Palm Springs a feel-good destination, and a local tribe is doubling down on that promise with a new spa.

Neal Turnage Current PSL, Health & Wellness, History

That aaaaaaah sensation of hot mineral springs made Palm Springs a feel-good destination, and a local tribe is doubling down on that promise with a new spa.

The Supersonic Grandmother

When Zaddie Bunker turned 72, she earned herself a new nickname by breaking the sound barrier in an F-100 Super Sabre Air Force jet.

Amelia Rodriguez Current Guide, History

When Zaddie Bunker turned 72, she earned herself a new nickname by breaking the sound barrier in an F-100 Super Sabre Air Force jet.

desert air hotel

From the Sky

The Desert Air Hotel was the brainchild of prominent Los Angeles architect Hank Gogerty, opening in 1951 and attracting celebs like Bing Crosby, Gene Autry, James Stewart, and Edgar Bergen.

Winston Gieseke Current Digital, History

The Desert Air Hotel in Rancho Mirage was the brainchild of prominent Los Angeles architect Hank Gogerty, opening in 1951 and attracting Hollywood celebs.

palm springs angels

The Original Sand Lot

The Redwood Pioneers moved from Rohnert Park in the mid-1980s to where Gene Autry’s major league Anaheim team trained to create the Palm Springs Angels.

Amelia Rodriguez Current Guide, History, Sports

The Redwood Pioneers moved from Rohnert Park in the mid-1980s to where Gene Autry’s major league Anaheim team trained to create the Palm Springs Angels.