Enjoy the stories that share the vibrant past of Palm Springs. Discover the visionaries and spirited people who helped form this desert oasis. The colorful people who lived and played here.

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Hollywood at Home here over the decades

Desert Sun - October 2, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 


House of Tomorrow pool side

The rise and fall of Apple Valley's Hilltop House

Desert Sun - September 25, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

Apple Valley Hilltop House

Indio's school bell to shine again as symbol

Desert Sun - September 18, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Indio bell Chuck King


Two letters decades apart connect Queen Elizabeth II to the desert

Desert Sun - Sep 11, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Queen Elizabeth


Chef began grand traditions at desert hotel

Desert Sun - Sep 4, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Werner Futterer


Marian Henderson made the desert sparkling clean

Desert Sun - Aug 28, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

Marian Henderson


Disneyland in the Thousand Palms desert?

Desert Sun - Aug 21, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Paul Wilhelm


Thousand Palms Oasis preserved by a poet

Desert Sun - Aug 14, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Thousand Palms Oasis

The road to the rise and demise of Edom

Desert Sun - August 07, 2022
By Tracy Conrad



Arthur Newman's sage advice, good deeds benefited desert

Desert Sun - July 31, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Arthur Newman

Paul Grimm painted landscapes majestically

Desert Sun - July 24, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Paul Grimm

Rozene Supple created cultural Camelot for desert community

Desert Sun - July 17, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Rozene Supple Camelot

Rozene Supple obituary

Rozene Supple, Palm Springs philanthropist and desert radio empire founder, dies at 97

Authentic cowboy Gary Cooper was also a desert farmer

Desert Sun - July 10, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Gary Cooper

The quiet desert life of Betsy Drake and Cary Grant

Desert Sun - July 3, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Betsy Drake and Cary Grant

John Byers' authentic design was desert home to Cary Grant

Desert Sun - June  26, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

John Byers

'Desert Living' at its best, explained and explored

Desert Sun - June 19, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Desert Living Ralph Hancock

Despite efforts, Joshua trees are in need of protection

Desert Sun - June 5, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

Joshua Trees

On Memorial Day, it's fitting to thank Bob Hope

Desert Sun - May 29, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

Bob Hope USO Thank for the Memory

Amado Salinas serves desert in tradition of heroic father

Desert Sun - May 22, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

Amado Salinas

Shearer, French instrumental in desert golf, politics

Desert Sun - May 15, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

BF Shearer


Plaza Theatre offered the best in architecture and entertainment

Desert Sun - May 8, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Plaza Theatre

The Road to First-Class - Rancho Mirage's post office

Desert Sun - May 1, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Rancho Mirage Post Office

Intrepid Mac and Ruth Blackenhorn invented Rancho Mirage

Desert Sun - April 24, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Blankenhorns Rancho Mirage

Easter in the desert always included fabulous hats

Desert Sun - April 17, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Easter hats

Exquisite Abernathy House was center of music, art

Desert Sun - April 10, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Abernathy House


Glamorous Kaptur captured modern desert life 

Desert Sun - April 3, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Helen Dzo Dzo Kaptur

Lucy and Desi made great publicity for desert living

Desert Sun - Mar 27, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Frank Bogert with Lucille Ball


Oranges and the Garden of Eden - B.B. Barney in Palm Springs

Desert Sun - Mar 20, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

oranges B.B. Barney

Honoring the intrepid women who built Palm Springs

Desert Sun - Mar 13, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 


Palm Springs Women


The divine desert architecture of Walter S White

Desert Sun - Mar 6, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Walter S White architecture


Bullock's was a special shopping experience

Desert Sun - Feb 27, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Bullock's Palm Springs

Rudolph Schindler's strange and varied clients in the desert

Desert Sun - Feb 20, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

Rudolph Schindler  

Rock Houses, Millers and Munchkins

Desert Sun - Feb 13, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 


Lee Miller Rock Houses

Exhibit celebrates designer for the masses

Desert Sun - Jan 30, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Vera Neumann 

The Oasis Hotel was a glorious garden paradise

Desert Sun - Jan 30, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

Oasis Hotel


Hidden Treaty robbed Indigenous people of their lands

Desert Sun - Jan 23, 2022
By Tracy Conrad

Hidden Treaty Temecula

The Limelight focused on local happenings

Desert Sun - Jan 16, 2022
By Tracy Conrad  

Priscilla and John Chaffey

'Mr. Golf' Milt Hicks was integral to desert growth and development

Desert Sun - Jan 9, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

Milt Hicks 'Mr. Golf'

No surprises with Holiday Inn in the desert

Desert Sun - Jan 2, 2022
By Tracy Conrad 

Holiday Inn


Crosby, Christmas inseparable from the desert

Desert Sun - Dec 26, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Crosby Christmas


Little known history of the Bradshaw Trail

Desert Sun - Dec 19, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Bradshaw Trail


Intrepid Miss Marble made Palm Springs home

Desert Sun - Dec 12, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Alice Marble

Ancient well site has many incarnations

Desert Sun - Nov 28, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Point Happy - Kavinish

Ex-exec found solace in Desert Hot Springs

Desert Sun - Nov 21, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Harry Bennett

Fictional mobster tales are eerily plausible

Desert Sun - Nov 11, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

dunes club cathedral city

Legendary outlaw's tragic story persists

Desert Sun - Nov 07, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Willie Boy

Cowboy culture inspires Los Compadres

Desert Sun - Oct 31, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Los Compadres Club

Venturi and Sinatra resilient in the desert 

Desert Sun - Oct 24, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Ken Venturi


Little known architectural details were his passion 

Desert Sun - Oct 17, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Robert Imber


Women helped bring key desert architecture

Desert Sun - Oct 10, 2021
By Tracy Conrad


Heavyweight champs brought boxing to the desert

Desert Sun - Oct 03, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

heavyweight boxing


Tunney improved desert land development

Desert Sun - Sep 26, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

John Tunney

Sinatra pal Keely Smith defined desert cool

Desert Sun - Sep 19, 2021
By Tracy Conrad


Keely Smith


Gardner McKay's time in the desert

Desert Sun - Sep 12, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Gardner McKay

Humorist Bennett Cerf loved books, laughter

Desert Sun - Sep 5, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Bennett Cerf

John Muir enchanted by Palm Canyon 

Desert Sun - Aug 29, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

John Muir

The greatest hits: Recalling Sonny Bono

Desert Sun - Aug 22, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Recalling Sony Bono

Santos Cocktail Cheese was world-famous

Desert Sun - Aug 15, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Santos de Jesus Cocktail Cheese was world-famous

Famous New Yorker Raskob a desert regular

Desert Sun - Aug 8, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

John Jacob Raskob

Tony Burke: Living a fine, but modest life 

Desert Sun - Aug 1, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Tony Burke

Artesian wells supported desert agriculture

Desert Sun - July 25, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Artesian wells

Dog days in the desert: Dakar's story

Desert Sun - July 18, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Cliff Henderson Dog Dakar

Jordan parlayed first job into national acclaim

Desert Sun - July 11, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Charlie Jordan


Ambush of Bill Keys led him to prison

Desert Sun - July 4, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Bill Keys ambush

Shulman knew desert in words, photos 

Desert Sun - June 27, 2021
By Tracy Conrad


Johnny Weissmuller loved the desert

Desert Sun - June 20, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Johnny Weissmuller

Clarkes brought aloha to the desert  

Desert Sun - June 13, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Waltah Clarke

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku and his Palm Springs connection

Desert Sun - May 30, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Duke Paoa Kahanamoku


Cody's Cameron Center was Googie-style

Desert Sun - May 23, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Cody's Cameron Center Googie-style

Ric Supple did it his way

Desert Sun - May 16, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Ric Supple

Famed children's author crafted fables

Desert Sun - May 9, 2021
By Tracy Conrad

Munro Leaf

Car, adventures of 'The Saint' lead to desert

Desert Sun - May 2, 2021
By Tracy Conrad  

Leslie Charteris-Aston Martin Lagonda-The Saint


Perfect stop to enchant Faith Baldwin

Desert Sun - April 25, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Faith Baldwin

Cora Crawford was a pillar of a new community

Desert Sun - April 18, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Cora Crawford

Prince Philip loved the informality of the desert 

Desert Sun - April 11, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Prince Philip in the desert

The old box car schoolhouse of Edom

Desert Sun - April 4, 2021
By Tracy Conrad  

Edom schoolhouse

Cahuilla-Hills in Palm Desert started with $5

Desert Sun - March 28, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Cahuilla-Hills in Palm Desert

Fostering nomadic living in California

Desert Sun - March 21, 2021
By Tracy Conrad  

nomadic living in southern california 

Mills' relentless drive promoted jazz

Desert Sun - March 14, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Irving Mills

A Cole song and ties to the desert

Desert Sun - March 7, 2021
By Tracy Conrad  

Nat King Cole song tied to the desert

Wilsons vital to architectural expansion

Desert Sun - February 28, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 


Lesser-known builders of Palm Desert

Desert Sun - February 21, 2021
By Tracy Conrad  

builders Palm Desert

Willis provided history of desert

Desert Sun - February 14, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Photographer Willis provided history of desert


First Baptist Church dedicated

Desert Sun - February 07, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

First Baptist Church

Linking Palm Springs to the 'big city' of Banning

Desert Sun - January 31, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 


Unlikely tale of trio who changed Palm Desert  

Desert Sun - January 24, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

trio Schwilck, Henderson, Harrison

Agnew made desert home in late life

Desert Sun - January 17, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Spiro Agnew

King Gillette had plan to beautify the desert 

Desert Sun - January 10, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

King Gillette Mesa Gate

Granville's path to Reagan confidant

Desert Sun - January 03, 2021
By Tracy Conrad 

Bonita Granville 

Disneyland Hotel has roots in Palm Springs

Desert Sun - December 27, 2020
By Tracy Conrad  

Disneyland Hotel has roots in Palm Springs

Autry's influence on pop Christmas music

Desert Sun - December 20, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Gene Autry Christmas music

Meiselman, Moyer built with personality

Desert Sun - December 13, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Meiselman Moyer

Nellie Coffman had a vision for Palm Springs

Desert Sun - December 06, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

nellie coffman 

Palms to Pines Scenic Byway becomes icon

Desert Sun - November 29, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Palms to Pines Scenic Byway 

Prietos helped shape town

Desert Sun - November 22, 2020
By Tracy Conrad


Bean changed depictions of California tribes

Desert Sun - November 15, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Lowell John Bean 

History: Councilwoman led ward vs. at-large vote

Desert Sun - November 08,, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Councilwoman Mary Carlin

Desert landscape influenced Ann Japenga's stories

Desert Sun - November 01,, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Ann Japenga 


Boyle, Bogert touted Palm Springs to nation

Desert Sun - October 25, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Johnny Boyle

Hollywood star Ginny Simms made Palm Springs home after fulfilling life

Desert Sun - October 18, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Ginny Simms

Palm Springs Police Show a site to behold

Desert Sun - October 11, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Palm Springs Police Show

Riviera Hotel had transformative majesty 

Desert Sun - October 04, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Riviera Hotel

Closure of printing press marks milestone

Desert Sun - September 27, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Desert Sun Printing Press closure 

Supples offered Palm Springs a certain allure

Desert Sun - September 20, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Rozene Supple

Harold Lloyd's Movie Colony estate

Desert Sun - September 13, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Harold Lloyd Move Colony estate

Dates find a prestigious home in the Coachella Valley

Desert Sun - September 6, 2020
By Tracy Conrad


Illustrations conjured desert's style and society with flair

Desert Sun - August 30, 2020
By Tracy Conrad


Her original drawings languished in a file cabinet for decades until finally discovered as long-buried treasure and published as a diminutive coffee table book. Flipping through the pages conjures up a most delightful sense of the fun of the desert and makes it easy to imagine the world according to Rovinsky, her particular view of Palm Springs. 

No swanky desert home should be without the tiny tome

Alice Rovinsky Book - Palm Springs Life


Civil rights, diversity in Coachella

Desert Sun - August 23, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

civil rights, diversity

Shadow Mountain Club has something for everyone

Desert Sun - August 16, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Shadow Mountain Club

'Distinctive' Firecliff Lodge put Palm Desert on map

Desert Sun - August 9, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Firecliff Lodge

Asians worked closely with Nellie Coffman amid war, racial tensions

Desert Sun - August 2, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Asians with Nellie Coffman

Mexican heritage deeply ingrained in the story of Palm Springs

Desert Sun - July 26, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Marmolejo Family with Frank Bogert
Check out the book
We Were Here Too 
by Barbara Eves, Cydronia Valdez and Vera Wall.
Book We Were Here Too

Palm Springs history: A plan for affordable housing and a fight against the federal conservatorships

Desert Sun - July 19, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Lawrence Crossley

How Section 14 became heart of bustling downtown

Desert Sun - July 12, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Section 14 past and present

'You Can't Eat Dirt': Tribal leader Vyola Ortner and Section 14

Desert Sun - July 5, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Vyola Ortner Tribal Leader "You Can't Eat Dirt'

Palm Desert's storied origins now collected

Desert Sun - June 28, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Palm Desert's origins


Smoke trees: An example of desert beauty

Desert Sun - June 21, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

smoke trees



Fig Tree John story - real and novelized - again relevant

Desert Sun - June 14, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Fig Tree John

Jim Maynard lived a life of adventure

Desert Sun - June 7, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

jim maynard 

Defining the aesthetics of early SoCal style

Desert Sun - May 31, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

early SoCal style

Linsk and the 'singular appeal' of 'Poolside Gossip'

Desert Sun - May 24, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Nelda Linsk

Willard sharpened his art in the desert

Desert Sun - May 17, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Stephen Willard Desert Sun May17, 2020 Willard sharpened his art in the desert
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 Stephen H. Willard artists Pursuit of the Purple Shadow

Desert beauty gave artists solace, inspiration

Desert Sun - May 10, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

Gordon Coutts Artist

This Palm Springs power couple made their mark

Desert Sun - May 03, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Mickey Wheeler
George Wheeler

 'Renaissance Man' Milt Jones

Desert Sun - April 26, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Milt Jones

Earl Cordrey used his art to redefine Palm Springs

Desert Sun - April 19, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

illustrator Earl Cordrey

B-Bar-H Ranch Club: Old West life 10 miles from city

Desert Sun - April 12, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

B-Bar-H Ranch

Dr. Dick Roger: A local legend in more ways than one

Desert Sun - April 5, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Dr. Dick Roger

Forrest Bird, creator of the revolutionary 'resuscitator,' puts Palm Springs on the map

Desert Sun - March 29, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 
Desert Sun Mar29, 2020 Forrest Bird

Indio hospital's founder a foremost citizen

Desert Sun - March 22, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Dr. Reynaldo Carreon

The origins of Palm Springs' Desert Hospital

Desert Sun - March 15, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Desert Hospital

Palm Springs' splendor expands eastward

Desert Sun - March 08, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Desi Arnaz Hotel

Country Club honors an original member 

Desert Sun - March 01, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Hoagy Carmichael

Pathfinders: A powerful force for Palm Springs' good

Desert Sun - February 23, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Pathfinders desert sun feb23, 2020

A Remarkable Horsewoman

Desert Sun - February 16, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Jane Lykken Hoff A Remarkable Horsewoman 

The Center was most important midcentury building in Palm Springs

Desert Sun - February 09, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

The Center midcentury building in Palm Springs

 City Hall symbol of 'relentless progress'

Desert Sun - February 02, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

City Hall

'Different and Useful' Frank & Melba Bennetts' contributions to life in Palm Springs

Desert Sun - January 26, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Frank and Melba Bennett

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway was audacious project

Desert Sun - January 19, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway


New Yorker builder's unprecedented present to Palm Springs was Canyon Country Club

Desert Sun - January 12, 2020
By Tracy Conrad 

Canyon Country Club

The harsh sun of the desert led to Architectural Stardom

Desert Sun - January 05, 2020
By Tracy Conrad

screen block

Desert Magazine: A feat of pure courage

Desert Sun - December 29, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Desert Magazine: A feat of pure courage

Sun Time in the Desert

Desert Sun - December 22, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Sun Time in the Desert

'Inspiration Point' gave Despression-era a boost

Desert Sun - December 15, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Inspiration Point gave Depression-era a boost Desert Sun Dec 15, 2019

Gossip Greats Graced the Desert Scene

Desert Sun - December 08, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Gossip Greats Desert Sun Dec 08, 2019

Desert Dog Show was Fancy

Desert Sun - December 01, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Desert Dog Show


Hat Time in Palm Springs was Homemade Fun

Desert Sun - November 24, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Hat Time

Desert Jazz Cat Phil Harris was Cool by Every Definition

Desert Sun - November 17, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Jazz Cat Phil Harris

International Jazz Festival Finally a Go

Desert Sun - November 10, 2019
By Tracy Conrad 

Jazz Festival in Palm Springs

'Bernard of Hollywood' started it all for Monroe

Desert Sun - November 03, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Marilyn Monroe Desert Sun Nov 03, 2019

Los Compadres brought together local riders from all walks of life

Desert Sun - October 27, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Los Compadres Desert Sun

O’Donnell Golf Club landscape is most historic

Desert Sun - October 20, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

O'Donnell Golf Course

Eldorado Country Club and Golf Course lives up to its name

Desert Sun - October 13, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

El Dorado Country Club

How the city of Palm Springs got its library

Desert Sun - September 29, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

How Library got it's Name

What's in a Coachella Valley Street name? Lots of history.

Desert Sun - September 15, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

road names

Supple's life and work simple remarkable

Desert Sun - September 09, 2019
By Tracy Conrad 


Radio entrepreneurs helped to shape desert community

Desert Sun - September 01, 2019
By Tracy Conrad


Spectacular architecture, art adorned this Palm Springs bank

Desert Sun - August 25, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Art Bank

The inspired architecture of Palm Springs' mid-century banks

Desert Sun - August 18, 2019
By Tracy Conrad


Gardening in the desert

Desert Sun - August 09, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Gardening in the Desert

The extravagant dinner parties of the desert

Desert Sun - August 04, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Extravagant dinners of the desert

Writer saw Palm Springs in a different light

Desert Sun - July 28, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Writer saw Palm Springs in a different light

Marx Brothers' impact on Palm Springs lives on

Desert Sun - July 21, 2019
By Tracy Conrad 

Marx Brothers' impact on Palm Springs lives on

Development of Desert Hot Springs Depended on Big Dream

Desert Sun - July 14, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Desert Highlands Hot Springs

Romonaff's on the Rocks was fit for Hollywood royalty

Desert Sun - July 07, 2019
By Tracy Conrad



Haines rose to Hollywood fame in the 1920s

Desert Sun - June 30, 2019
By Tracy Conrad



The valley finally gets a community college

Desert Sun - June 23, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

College of the Desert 1960s


Tachevah dry falls tamed by politcal debate

Desert Sun - June 16, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Tachevah dry falls tamed by polical debate


How the Desert Inn Met It's Doom

Desert Sun - June 09, 2019
By Tracy Conrad


The trees of summer: Smoke trees, cacti, palms

Desert Sun - June 03, 2019
By Tracy Conrad


Celebs, locals sought Dr. Chuck Supple

Desert Sun - June 02, 2019
By Tracy Conrad 


Pacific islands’ style enthralled hotels in 1960s

Desert Sun - May 26, 2019
By Tracy Conrad


Palm Springs architecture imported by rich

Desert Sun - May 19, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

architecture rich


How Minerva Hamilton Hoyt saved Joshua Tree park

Desert Sun - May 12, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Joshua Tree


How Palm Springs High School got its start

Desert Sun - May 05, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Palm Springs High School


Helen Rose’s high fashion and stylist life

Desert Sun - Feb 10, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Helen Rose


Loewy streamlined daily life 

Desert Sun - Jan 13, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

Raymond Loewy


How diners came to be a staple

Desert Sun - Jan 06, 2019
By Tracy Conrad

How Diners Came to be a Staple

Palm Springs’ early influencers

Desert Sun - June 24, 2018
By Tracy Conrad


The rich history of desert gardening

Desert Sun - June 10, 2018
By Tracy Conrad


Desert Circus a much-beloved local event

Desert Sun - May 06, 2018
By Tracy Conrad

Desert Circus


Palm Springs horse trails legacy of Desert Riders

Desert Sun - May 20, 2018
By Tracy Conrad

Desert Riders


A date with destiny for sweet desert treat

Desert Sun - May 27, 2018
By Tracy Conrad


Palm Springs’ nightclub scene thrived

Desert Sun - Dec 30, 2018
By Tracy Conrad 

Nightclub Scene


Christmas music, desert connected

Desert Sun - Dec 24, 2017
By Tracy Conrad 

Jimmy Van Heusen


How early PS holidays were celebrated

Desert Sun - Dec 23, 2017
By Tracy Conrad 
Early Palm Springs Holidays


Shaking the Trees - Column of tamarisks spurs debate on aesthetics, racism

Desert Sun - Dec 21, 2017
By Corinne S Kennedy 


The struggle with daylight saving time

Desert Sun - Dec 21, 2017
By Tracy Conrad 

Daylight Savings Time


A Palm Springs Christmas story

Desert Sun - Dec 21, 2017
By Renee Brown 

Christmas Story


Desert played role in timeless holiday songs

Desert Sun - Dec 16, 2018
By Tracy Conrad 

Landscaper shaped state’s image

Desert Sun - Dec 09, 2018
By Tracy Conrad 

All about fashion and ‘Palm Springs Label’

Desert Sun -Dec 03, 2017
By Renee Brown