Día de los Muertos altar

Anatomy of an Altar

For Día de los Muertos, thoughtful ofrendas welcome the return of beloved spirits and spare them from dying a third death.

Steven Biller Attractions, Current PSL, History

Irene Rodriguez of Cabot’s Pueblo Museum in Desert Hot Springs explains the meaning and traditions of Día de los Muertos and the altars.

mccallum adobe palm springs

Lasting Impression: The McCallum Adobe

The adobe originally stood near the modern-day corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Tahquitz Canyon Way. It was moved to its current site in the 1950s.

Emily Chavous Foster Current Guide, History

Constructed in 1884, the McCallum Adobe is the oldest building still standing in Palm Springs. It was moved to its current site in the 1950s.

greater palm springs history

50 Moments That Shaped Greater Palm Springs

Since the Southern Pacific Railroad put down tracks in the desert, pioneers and visionaries have been working hard to make Greater Palm Springs the idyllic destination the world knows today.

Steven Biller Current PSL, History

Greater Palm Springs has a history as rich as its beauty. Here’s are 50 scene-shifting moments that made the desert a sweet spot in SoCal.

desert rat harry oliver

The Desert’s Don Quixote

The crusading spirit of rabble-rousing “desert rat” Harry Oliver encourages us to stand tall — and keep our eyes to the sky.

Janice Kleinschmidt Current PSL, History

The crusading spirit of rabble-rousing “desert rat” Harry Griffith Oliver encourages us to stand tall — and keep our eyes to the sky.