Palm Springs News for July 1st 2013

Palm Springs Pool Parties and Splash House Weekend Debuts
Listening to music, dancing around the pool and soaking up the sunshine is a top activity in Pam Springs. Plus, pools in Palm Springs don't close early like they More…

Power outages reported as Coachella Valley cities set new record highs
Residents in several cities lost power Saturday as new record high temperatures were set across the valley. Record highs were set in Palm Springs, Indio and Thermal. Palm Springs recorded a high of 122, which broke the day's old record of 121 set in 1994. More…

Elevator fire at Palm Springs' Desert Regional contained
PALM SPRINGS — A fire was reported in a Desert Regional Medical Center elevator Saturday, but there were no injuries or evacuations. Reported at 5:41 p.m., the blaze was contained to the elevator car by 6 p.m., Palm Springs fire Battalion Chief Ron More…

Heat wave scorches southwest US
At 1 p.m. Pacific time, the temperature was 117 in Palm Springs, Calif., 111 in Las Vegas and 114 in Phoenix. It didn't exactly cool off. Phoenix was 115, Las Vegas 114, and Palm Springs 118 at 6 p.m.. The highest recorded temperature ever is 134 More…

89 — Palm Springs: Suite at 4-Star Hyatt into December – Travelzoo
Downtown Palm Springs escape at the 4-star Hyatt Palm Springs at 50% off $89 per night in a 600-square-foot suite, Sundays-Thursdays $169 per night… More…

Heat Wave Dwindling Down
PALM SPRINGS – It's day three of this extreme heat and while this weather may be shocking to tourists, for residents– it's to be expected. "I don't really mind the heat, I really don't. I mean I live here and I know a lot of people complain about it More…

Palm Springs Hits 122 Degrees as SoCal Temperature Records Shatter
Click Here! home > news > local. Palm Springs Hits 122 Degrees as SoCal Temperature Records Shatter. Indio's coolest time of day still had the mercury at 94 degrees. By Samantha Tata. | Sunday, Jun 30, 2013 | Updated 6:37 AM PDT. View Comments (. ). More…

Oppressive heat wave intensifies as temperature records fall
On Saturday, several desert and Inland Empire communities set records Saturday, including Palm Springs (122 degrees), Indio (121) and Riverside (105), according to the National Weather Service. Needles set a record of 120 degrees, according to More…

Police end standoff, man thought to be barricaded in unit wasn't
Suspect engages Palm Springs police in standoff: A man with a warrant for his arrest engaged Palm Springs police un a standoff off Calle Segundo and Alejo Road. Written by. Desert Sun staff report. Filed Under. Local ? Crime. Palm Springs police closed More…

Chris Clarke: Palm Springs Museum Trail may pose real dangers
Less than a mile long, with almost its entire length in shouting distance of Palm Springs' busy tourist area, the Museum Trail looks like a quick, easy jaunt you might take to walk off a big lunch. And for the first couple hundred yards above the lower More…

LGBT activists: Supreme Court wins energize ongoing cause
Same-sex marriage supporters rally in Palm Springs on Wednesday, celebrating the Supreme Court's actions on the Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8. Activists say the week's victories have energized the LGBT movement. / Richard Lui/ The Desert More…

Records break as heat wave intensifies; 122 in Palm Springs
More records broke Saturday as a heat wave kept its grips on California and the West. According to the National Weather Service, several desert and Inland Empire communities set new records for this day of the year, including Palm Springs (122 degrees More…

Fourth of July on the Vineyard: Rental Horror Stories, by Holly Nadler
1 Comment Recommend. Flag as Inappropriate. No one knows why certain locales are selected as hot spot for young revelers: Fort Lauderdale and Palm Springs for spring break, Times Square for New Year's Eve, and Martha's Vineyard for July 4. Loading. More…

Palm Springs airport plans to save money with desert landscaping
The airport plans to replace some 80 percent of its lawn areas with desertscape, according to a landscape plan approved by the Palm Springs Architectural Advisory Committee this week. The committee appointed a subcommittee to review the design's More…

Death Valley offers 128-deghree heat
FURNACE CREEK (AP) — Associated Press photographer Chris Carlson is no stranger to heat. He grew up just outside Palm Springs. On Friday, he returned to his desert roots, leaving his home near Los Angeles and driving to the hottest place on earth on More…

RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Stone – Whitewater jail push not personal
We've written recently about how Riverside County supervisors John Benoit and Jeff Stone keep finding themselves on the opposite sides of various issues, from tax breaks for senior homebuyers to a plan for a mega-jail outside Palm Springs. During the More…

Palm Springs approves new manager's contract | www
The village council approved the contract of incoming manager Richard Reade Thursday on a 5-0 vote. Reade, the sustainability officer and public information More…

American Legion convention honors local heroes
Henry and Wanda Sandoz receive a proclamation during the American Legion Department of California's conference in Palm Springs on Saturday, June 29. The couple was acknowledged for maintaining a veterans memorial in the Mojave Desert and trying More…

Best of the Best honors Palm Springs-area hospitality workers
Kathy Carr, tour coordinator for Sunnylands Center and Gardens in Rancho Mirage walks down the stage Tuesday night at the Palm Springs Convention Center. She was nominated as Attractions Employee of the Year for the Best of the Best Golden Palm More…

Police end standoff, man thought to be barricaded in unit wasn't
PALM SPRINGS — Police spent six hours Friday trying to convince a man to come out of a Palm Springs condo, only to discover he wasn't inside. Palm Springs police officers converged on the St. Tropez Villas, 705 E. Alejo Road, at about 1:50 p.m. and More…

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