Palm Springs Named One of

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Best of the West

The top cities of the Western U.S. that rank as “Best of the West” include Palm Springs, California in the most recent issue of Sunset Magazine.  A city reimagining its present and future, Palm Springs new downtown is evolving to embrace a new, energetic vibe.

A perennially sunny city nestled at the foot of the majestic San Jacinto mountains, and only two hours from Los Angeles, Palm Springs is drawing more than weekenders and snowbirds. Throw in palm-lined streets, James Beard award-winning restaurants, midcentury architecture, and modern housing communities for the […]

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New Modern Design Expo Joins The Palm Springs Modernism Show

Exciting news on one of our favorite events: New Modern Design Expo joins popular Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale. The Modernism Show & Sale is the most well-attended event of Modernism Week drawing more than 10,000 attendees last year. Celebrating its 18th year in February, the event is produced by Dolphin Promotions, which organizes antiques, art and design shows across the nation including Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Sarasota, and the San Francisco Bay Area. The 2018 Show & Sale will offer important 20th and 21st Century furniture and art objects and the Design Expo will offer cutting-edge modern design and technology.

“We are so excited to introduce the […]

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How To Do Palm Springs In One Day

I’m happy to present a fun and fabulous guest post on Palm Springs by travel blogger Mary Zakheim. Whether you live in Palm Springs year round, seasonally, or are planning your next visit, her ideas on how do to Palm Springs in one day are inspired and belong on everyone’s Palm Springs’ bucket list! XOKate
Is it possible to not feel glam gallivanting about through Palm Springs? This past week, my friend and I decided to put this question to the test. Though we ate the equivalent of an entire cake for breakfast, sweat through all our fancy clothes and got hopelessly lost on the […]

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Comic Con Comes to Palm Springs This August!

COMIC CON PALM SPRINGS brings the very first comic con to the desert. The three days of festivities arrives in August, featuring signature events, special guests, and an unparalleled list of artists. The inaugural event kicks off Thursday night, August 25th with a private VIP party and begins officially on Friday with events through the close of Sunday evening.

“We’ve spent years working on this event to create the very best comic con experience we can for fans,” says Christopher Spellman, founder and executive producer of Comic Con Palm Springs, “not only working with talent and exhibitors, but also being passionate fans […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Palm Springs City Council Candidate, Geoff Kors

Geoff Kors currently serves as Government Policy Director for the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), best known as the organization that actually sues state governments on behalf of LGBT couples for Marriage Equality, and pays for the legal cases for co-plaintiff couples from that state. At NCLR, he spearheads work on local, state and federal legislation and government policy. Previously, Geoff served for nine years as Executive Director of Equality California where he led the effort to transform California from a state with almost no legal protections for the LGBT community to the state with the broadest protections in the nation. Geoff’s experience also includes representing local government […]

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Palm Springs Has A Heart for the Holidays!

Nothing says holidays more than children, pets, and giving to charity—and, of course, Santa Claus and Christmas trees! Here’s a quick recap of our favorite upcoming events this month, and all for a good cause!

The 14th Annual Christmas Tree Lane Silent & Live Auction Party benefitting ACT for Multiple Sclerosis, Friday, December 5th at 5 PM at Hard Rock Hotel, Palm Springs, 150 S. Indian Canyon, Palm Springs, CA. ACT for Multiple Sclerosis is a local charity that provides free services for Coachella Valley residents diagnosed with this incurable disease.  This is the Silent & Live Auction Party where attendees can ooh and aah, mingle […]

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PalmSprings.com Spotlight: An Interview with Lisa Houston

Lisa Houston

Lisa Houston joined FIND Food Bank as President and CEO in November 2009. She brings to the field of nonprofit management a strong background in corporate, financial, and real-estate development, including starting and running her own financial-planning company in Canada. Lisa served on the Executive Board of the College of the Desert Foundation for nine years, and currently sits on the Board of Directors of The Community Foundation of Riverside and San Bernardino Counties, and was recently appointed to the Board of the California Association of Food Banks. It’s her ability to put the right people at the […]

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