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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.

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Explore Palm Springs: El Mirador Hotel Becomes an Army Hospital

The U.S. government invested money to convert the elegant El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs into an army hospital for wounded World War II soldiers.

Renee Brown Current Digital, History

The U.S. government invested money to convert the El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs into an army hospital for wounded World War II soldiers.

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Explore Palm Springs: Della Lindley

An abandoned Southern Pacific Railway boxcar became a temporary school for 17 students, who excelled thanks to the efforts of one special teacher.

Tracy Conrad Current Digital, History

An abandoned Southern Pacific Railway boxcar became a temporary school for 17 students, who excelled thanks to the efforts of Della Lindley.