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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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They Called Him Gypsy Boots

The Proto-Hippie who lived in Tahquitz Canyon turned Palm Springs on to natural living.

Clayton Trutor Current PSL, History

Just outside Palm Springs, Gypsy Boots and his “tribe” led a hippie lifestyle in the caves of Tahquitz Canyon 20 years before its time.