In the 1960s, Palm Springs was like a version of Hollywood East featuring movie stars like William Powell, the infamous “Thin Man”.
A pair of developers joined forces with architect Richard Harrison to create the fairway cottages at Shadow Mountain Club in Palm Desert.
Ruby’s Dunes became a celebrity hangout thanks to Frank Sinatra encouraging his friends to join him at the Palm Springs restaurant.
During the 1930s and ’40s, summer baseball brought a welcome diversion from the summer heat and slowdown in Palm Springs.
A unique figure-eight pool highlighted the Shadow Mountain Resort including high dives, water slides, and a view of the Santa Rosa mountains.
Harris Posey, the new manager at the brand-new Bullock’s Department Store, and a young employee, organized The Los Compadres, a local horseback riding club.
Since it opened nearly 60 years ago as the Canyons Club Golf Course, now known as the Indian Canyons Golf Resort has drawn a celebrated list of players.
In December 1945, the Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce proposed a daylight savings time plan to give the business district an extra hour of sunshine.
Cathedral City held a “Fiesta” in December 1950 to raise the extra money needed to construct curbs and gutters on Highway 111 to aid local businesses.
In Desert Dreamers 5, there is no doubt that the limitless possibilities offered by the desert often attract the most eccentric personalities.
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