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Explore Palm Springs: Jack Dempsey

The Howard Manor in Palm Springs (now The Colony Palms) became the hangout for heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey, who partied with Frank Sinatra and others.

Tracy Conrad Current Digital, History

The Howard Manor in Palm Springs became the hangout for heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey, who partied with Frank Sinatra and others.

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Explore Palm Springs: Sonny Bono

As Gov. Gavin Newsom faces a recall election, a group of Palm Springs residents circulated petitions to recall Mayor Sonny Bono in 1989.

Tracy Conrad Current Digital, History

As Gov. Gavin Newsom faces a recall election, a group of Palm Springs residents circulated petitions to recall Mayor Sonny Bono in 1989.

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Explore Palm Springs: John Jacob Raskob

The builder of what was once the tallest building in the world, the Empire State Building, was a frequent vistor of Palm Springs.

Tracy Conrad Current Digital, History

John Raskob, the builder of what was once the tallest building in the world, the Empire State Building, was a frequent Palm Springs visitor.

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Explore Palm Springs: Santos De Jesus

He catered the parties of Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Frank Sinatra while making a name for himself among Palm Springs' elite.

Renee Brown Current Digital, History

Santos De Jesus catered the parties of Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Frank Sinatra while making a name for himself among Palm Springs’ elite.