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The Death of Spring Break

For decades, water balloons and squirt guns kept the co-eds cool as they caroused downtown Palm Springs along Palm Canyon Drive.

Winston Gieseke Current Guide, History

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.

indian canyons gas station

Pieces of the Past

The base of an old service station pump sits out front, the only indicator of its original purpose.

Maya Jimenez Current Digital, History

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.

Palm Springs Unified School District

History Comes Alive

Palm Springs Unified School District has partnered with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians to implement a new curriculum that teaches students about the region’s indigenous people.

Julianna Hernandez Current Digital, History

Palm Springs Unified School District has partnered with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians to teach students about the region’s indigenous people.

Agua Caliente Hot Mineral Spring

A Spring
 Awakening

Ancient waters and Tribal visionaries pump new life into downtown Palm Springs.

Mona de Crinis Current Digital, History

Pulsating along the periphery of its new forthcoming cultural center, the Agua Caliente Hot Mineral Spring bubbles as it has since time immemorial.

Snow Palm Springs

Snow Day in Palm Springs!

Palm Springs has seen snow a few times over the decades, but never more than it did 40 years ago, on Jan. 31, 1979.

Steven Biller Current PSL, History

Palm Springs has seen snow a few times over the decades, but never more than it did 40 years ago, on Jan. 31, 1979, when it blanketed the city.