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Explore Palm Springs: Bavarian Beer Festival

Began in 1952 when the El Mirador Hotel reopened under the ownership of Ray Ryan.

Renee Brown History

The Bavarian Beer Festival at El Mirador Hotel began in 1952 when the hotel reopened under the ownership of Ray Ryan. Ryan purchased the property after it had been decommissioned as an Army hospital. He updated the painting and remodeled the pool. When he opened the doors, he initiated many unique events that added a new appeal not only to

1930, Fred Clatworthy and his wife at their home at the top of West Ramon Road, Palm Springs.

Explore Palm Springs: Selling A View

Developer John Robertson had visions of grandeur in selling prime downtown land in 1936, but the plan just suddenly disappeared.

Renee Brown History

In September of 1936, John Robertson, a capitalist from Pueblo, Colorado and Beverly Hills, California, purchased 330 acres of land from Fred Payne Clatworthy that extended north from the base of Tahquitz Canyon to the O’Donnell golf course in Palm Springs. Clatworthy, a Palm Springs villager, was also a world famous autochrome photographer. He worked for National Geographic magazine, and

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Century of Service

Palm Springs marks its 100th Sunrise Easter celebration April 16 at O’Donnell Golf Course.

Marcia Gawecki History, Watch & Listen - Attractions

There are many sunrise Easter services in Southern California, including those held in Riverside, Los Angeles, and Idyllwild, but only Palm Springs has been celebrating it on a golf course continuously for the past 100 years. Former Palm Springs Mayor William Kleindienst was asked by a member of the Our Savior Lutheran Church in Palm Springs to give this 100th

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10 Must-Visit Addresses on Palm Canyon Drive

Visiting for the first time, or just haven’t been down the main drag lately? We’ve compiled 10 places you have to see.

Anthony Grant Attractions

Palm Springs’ most popular byway is unquestionably Palm Canyon Drive, which traverses the low desert plain before abruptly turning into the palm-tree lined thoroughfare that hits the heart of downtown, with plenty of stops along with way. Read on for 10 of our faves: Today it’s known as the Palm Springs Visitors Center, but when this edifice with a spaceship-style