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.
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.
A generation of Hollywood stars found a privileged playground in the desert that set the stage for the idyllic resort lifestyle in Greater Palm Springs.
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.
Agnes Pelton settled in Cathedral City in 1932, far removed from civilization, and painted desert landscapes and transcendental abstractions.
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.
Adoring fans lined Palm Canyon Drive in 1936 waiting for the stars to arrive for the premiere of the film, “Camille” at Plaza Theatre in Palm Springs.
The Desert Air Hotel in Rancho Mirage was the brainchild of prominent Los Angeles architect Hank Gogerty, opening in 1951 and attracting Hollywood celebs.
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.
In the village of Palm Springs, the women’s suffrage amendment took root as Desert Inn owner Nellie Coffman staffed the precinct.