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Explore Palm Springs: Airport Takes Flight

Just a few months before the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt inks construction of the Palm Springs Airport.

Renee Brown History

On August 1, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Palm Springs Airport Bill allotting money for the construction of an airport in Palm Springs. The Army Corps of Engineers subleased the land on the site where the Palm Springs International Airport sits today. They built runways, fuel stations, fences and running lights. The new field was named “Palm Springs

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The First Lady of American Screen

Bette Davis films highlight August's selections from the Palm Springs Cultural Center Community Theatre.

Site Staff Arts & Entertainment

Bette Davis takes center stage at the Camelot Theatres during the month of August as one of the top 100 actors/actresses included in the Best Actor/ Best Actress Series by Palm Springs Cultural Center Community Theatre. Films featured are: Now, Voyager, The Great Lie, Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte, and Of Human Bondage. The films are shown at noon, Monday through Friday, at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. Davis is a

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Koffi to Add Fourth Location

To mark its 15th anniversary, the Palm Springs coffee cafe company will make its next home in a 1970s historic property designed by master architect Hugh Kaptur.

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Koffi has signed a lease to open its fourth coffee cafe at Kaptur Plaza in central Palm Springs, an historic property designed by master architect Hugh Katur in the mid-1970s. The announcement came as Koffi marked its 15th anniversary Aug. 2 in Palm Springs. The new location is expected to open this winter. Located at 650 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way,

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Explore Palm Springs: Mayor Frank Bogert

The real-life cowboy was the first mayor of Palm Springs to be elected.

Renee Brown History

Palm Springs’ most famous cowboy, Frank Bogert, served the city of Palm Springs as mayor twice — from 1958-1966 and again from 1982-1988. When he served his first term, he was elected as a city councilman and then appointed by his fellow councilmen as the mayor. In 1982, Bogert was elected after the city put the position on the ballot.

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Expedia Picks Palm Springs Among “15 LGBTQ Friendly Cities” in World

Cites Palm Springs as a place where “LGBTQ is the culture” compared to larger populated locations.

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Citing Palm Springs as a location where “LGBTQ is the culture” compared to larger populated cities, Expedia.com’s viewfinder Travel Blog has included Palm Springs to its “15 exciting LGBTQ Friendly Cities Around the World”. Visit the post here. Expedia created the list as part of its search to final places around the globe “where the right to be yourself and

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Life is a Ball at Splash House

Sunglasses, swimsuits, and the life aquatic makes for a poolside music experience unique to Palm Springs.

Erin Peters Arts & Entertainment

Splash House Palm Springs fosters an intimate yet riotous environment that takes the music festival concept out of the sweltering desert landscape and brings it poolside. Splash House Splash House has grown from approximately 600 people in 2013 to nearly 6,000 for its most recent installment, June 9-11, according to festival organizers. Festivalgoers are shuttled between the Renaissance, the Riviera,

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Laugh It Up

Beth Lapides’ comedy legacy returns to Palm Springs with 'UnCabaret' at Ace Hotel & Swim Club.

GREG ARCHER Arts & Entertainment

Twenty-five years ago, writer-comedian Beth Lapides launched UnCabaret in Los Angeles, an inventive outing for comics near and far. But something profound happened along the way. Over time, as the likes of Jon Stewart, Sarah Silverman, Alec Mapa, Roseanne Barr, Sandra Bernhard, Carrie Fisher and Bill Maher, to note a few, hit the stage, the endeavor managed to reclaim comedy as

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Cool Blue

Holiday House retains its 1951 roots while making shift from hotel to destination.

Anthony Grant Hotels & Resorts, Watch & Listen - Hotels & Resorts

If the triumphant return of the 28-room Holiday House hotel does nothing else, it confirms the ascension of the historic Tennis Club district of downtown Palm Springs to the height of the desert’s boutique hotel firmament. Of course, the hotel was there all along, but now it’s been spruced up like never before. When it opened as a single-story hotel back

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Pink Actually

A notable architect inspires a custom paint job.

Lisa Marie Hart Home & Design, Real Estate

A vivid pink home might seem shocking when set upon the landscape of North Palm Springs. Yet Bill Nicholson’s authentic modern abode built in 1946 wore pink as its first coat of paint. Across the decades, the two-level stucco home that features an unusual second-floor suite above the kitchen has been painted over — and over. Nicholson completed a renovation

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Down on the Bayou

Just slightly removed from their Louisiana home, this duo hope to spur the Palm Springs Power back to a SCCBL title.

JUDD SPICER Attractions, Sports

The Palm Springs Power will begin its quest to reclaim the Southern California Collegiate Baseball League (SCCBL) title that eluded them for the first time in five years in 2016 with a season-opening series starting June 2 against the So Cal Catch at Palm Springs Stadium. And typical to a roster that features players from all parts of the country,