This week’s Oasis Music Festival begins the process of bringing the historic Plaza Theatre back to its former glory in downtown Palm Springs.
The City of Palm Springs Historic Site Preservation Board ‘s annual preservation symposium focuses on historical and architectural diversity.
Palm Springs’ music history started when the Cahuilla Indians settled the area 5,000+ years ago, followed by celebs like Frank Sinatra.
Hollywood’s “2-hour rule” brought celebrities to Palm Springs trying to escape from the press and changed the trajectory of the desert city.
Palm Springs Art Museum has acquired a painting by artist George Brandriff depicting a scene, circa 1920, from Section 14 in Palm Springs.
The Howard Manor in Palm Springs became the hangout for heavyweight boxing champion Jack Dempsey, who partied with Frank Sinatra and others.
Opened in 1927, the glamorous El Mirador Hotel included a 68-foot-tall Spanish revival tower that was rebuilt in 1989 following a fire.
Sunny Palm Springs became the unofficial capital of the lounge act, an entertainment phenomenon featuring name performers like Frank Sinatra.
As Gov. Gavin Newsom faces a recall election, a group of Palm Springs residents circulated petitions to recall Mayor Sonny Bono in 1989.
The Fowler Drilling Company erected an oil drilling rig on the top of Edom Hill in the spring of 1954, and by June the project was shut down.