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.
John Raskob, the builder of what was once the tallest building in the world, the Empire State Building, was a frequent Palm Springs visitor.
Santos De Jesus catered the parties of Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Frank Sinatra while making a name for himself among Palm Springs’ elite.
Created by David Morris, the Rainmaker fountain was born out of a 1988 decree from then-mayor Sonny Bono for public art in Palm Springs.
Venturing to the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is more than just a way to cool off. It’s a celebration of nearly 60 years of 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.
Olympic swimmer Johnny Weissmuller enjoyed visiting Palm Springs where he was more recognized for his role in the film, “Tarzan the Ape Man”.