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  • Woman in critical condition after being attacked by her own dog

    07/04/2018 1:03:05 AM PDT · by Norski · 66 replies
    abcnewschannel3 Palm Springs ^ | July 3, 2018 | Jesus Reyes
    <p>PALM SPRINGS, Calif.- - A woman is in critical condition after being attacked by her own dog in Palm Springs Monday evening.</p> <p>Palm Springs police said they received numerous reports from residents in the 5300 block of Waverly Drive that a pit bull was attacking its owner Monday at around 6:15 p.m.</p>
  • Entire Palm Springs City Council Is Now Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Queer (LGBTQ)

    12/26/2017 7:24:42 PM PST · by Beowulf9 · 50 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com ^ | 26 Dec 2017 | Joel B. Pollak
    NBC News notes that the entire city council of Palm Springs, California, is now lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ), as of last month’s elections — the first time that has happened anywhere in the United States.
  • California city promises to remove 50-foot-tall ‘racist’ trees planted in the 1960s (tr)

    12/20/2017 12:16:24 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 58 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec 20, 2017 | DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER
    A row of 'racist' trees standing between an African-American neighborhood and a city golf course will be removed, local officials in Palm Springs, California, told neighborhood residents. On Sunday, Palm Springs Mayor Robert Moon told residents of the historically black Crossley Tract neighborhood that the city would remove the line of tamarisk trees and a chain link fence that runs between the neighborhood and the Tahquitz Creek Golf Course, reports the Desert Sun. The decision to remove the trees and fence comes after neighborhood residents complained that the 50-foot tall tamarisk trees — an invasive species that blocks views of...
  • California inducts nation's first all-LGBT city council

    12/08/2017 6:02:05 AM PST · by bgill · 39 replies
    cbs ^ | Dec. 7, 2017 | cbs
    PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- The country's first all-LGBT city council was sworn in this week in California, CBS Los Angeles reports. The history-making council's newest members – Lisa Middleton, the first transgender person elected to a non-judicial office in California; and Christy Holstege, an attorney who identifies as bisexual – were sworn in during Wednesday night's meeting of the Palm Springs City Council.
  • Palm Springs City Council now entirely queer after election of transgender, bisexual women

    11/09/2017 9:23:01 AM PST · by doug from upland · 38 replies
    ny daily news ^ | Nov 2017 | Megan Cerullo
    The Palm Springs, Calif., City Council is entirely LGBT or queer after two new members were elected to the council Tuesday. Lisa Middleton made history Tuesday as the first openly transgender candidate elected to a nonjudicial office in California. Christy Holstege, who identifies as bisexual, won the second open seat on the city council. They beat out four other candidates in Tuesday’s election, the Desert Sun reported. First openly transgender African American woman elected Middleton won about 31% of the vote while Holstege won with 30% of the vote in her favor, the Desert Sun reports. Their election means that...
  • Michelle Obama Quits Washout California For Private Jet Flight to Billionaire's Paradise Getaway

    01/23/2017 1:54:38 PM PST · by drewh · 72 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 16:31 EST, 23 January 2017 | y Ryan Parry, West Coast Correspondent, In Palm Springs For Dailymail.com
    Former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have left Palm Springs after a weekend break in the desert - with the ex-first lady bound for the Carribean. An eight-vehicle motorcade left the home of Spanish Ambassador James Costos and his partner Michael Smith, where the Obamas had been staying, around 10am and headed to a private terminal next to Palm Springs International Airport. A Riverside County Sheriff's Department vehicle blocked traffic in both directions on Highway 111 as the motorcade sped to the airport. Once there former First Lady Michelle was seen boarding a private jet owned by Sir...
  • Obama To Make History With Friday Arrival In Palm Springs

    01/19/2017 2:28:33 PM PST · by EveningStar · 71 replies
    KMIR NBC Palm Springs ^ | January 19, 2017 | Vince Marino
    Post-presidential visits to the desert are nothing new. Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon and Ford all came to the Coachella Valley after their time in office. President Obama though will make history Friday when he becomes the first president to head straight for the desert the moment he becomes a private citizen. After all, they don't call the Coachella Valley "the playground of presidents" for no reasons.
  • President Obama First Thing I'm Doing ... Hitting Up Palm Springs!!!

    01/16/2017 5:12:00 PM PST · by ColdOne · 39 replies
    tmz.com ^ | 1/16/17 | tmz
    President Obama and Michelle Obama will be leaving frigid Washington D.C. for sunny Palm Springs ... TMZ has learned. We're told when the First Family leaves the Capitol after the inauguration, they'll take a chopper (it will not be Marine One because he won't be the active president when he boards) to Andrews Air Force Base. Our sources say at 2:45 PM they will leave Andrews on Special Air Mission 29,000, the plane that will take them to Palm Springs. It's the same plane that Obama used as president, but it won't be called Air Force One.
  • President Obama ditching frigid DC to head to sunny Palm Springs after inauguration

    01/16/2017 2:53:24 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 102 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | January 16, 2017 | Chris Spargo
    President Obama ditching frigid DC to head to sunny Palm Springs after inauguration while moving vans are spotted outside his new $4.3m home President Obama will fly to Palm Springs on Friday with his wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia There is a good chance that the Obamas could be staying at the home of Michael Smith and James Costos, where they have stayed in the past Once the vacation is over, the Obamas will return to the 8,200-square-foot-home they have leased in DC for the next two years On Monday afternoon, moving vans were spotted outside the Obama's...
  • Bob Hope's space age UFO-style home in Coachella sells for $13m...

    11/25/2016 10:58:40 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 60 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 11/25/2016
    The 10-bedroom estate, overlooking Coachella Valley, was custom designed the famous comedian and his wife Dolores by renowned Modern architect John Lautner. The unique UFO style home, which was completed in 1980, was first put on the market in March 2013 for $50 million. But the property proved a tough sell, and the price was dropped to $34 million just nine months later. By December 2014, the asking price had plummeted to half its original listing, at just $25 million. However, the new owner, reported to be investor Ron Burkle - worth an estimated $1.54 billion, snapped it up at...
  • Two Palms Springs police officers fatally shot, another injured in family disturbance call

    10/08/2016 6:08:21 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 35 replies
    LA Times ^ | 10/8/16 | Ruben Vives, Matt Stevens, Richard Winton and Marisa Gerber
    Two Palms Springs police officers were fatally shot and another wounded Saturday while responding to family disturbance call, and a SWAT team remains at the scene, police said. The shooting occurred when the officers responded to the scene near the corner of Racquet Club Road and Sunrise Way about noon, authorities said. “The officers were near the front door,” an emotional Police Chief Bryan Reyes told reporters during an afternoon news conference. “They were responding to a simple family disturbance and [the gunman] elected to open fire on the guardians of this city.”
  • 3 police officers shot in Palm Springs; manhunt ongoing

    10/08/2016 3:27:34 PM PDT · by PROCON · 43 replies
    desertsun.com ^ | Oct.8, 2016 | Gustavo Solis and Jill Castellano
    Three police officers have been shot Saturday in Palm Springs, according to a department release. They are hospitalized and their conditions are unknown. Dozens of law enforcement officers are involved in a search for the shooter or shooters in the are of Cypress and Del Lago roads in Palm Springs. Police are encouraging residents in the area to stay indoors while they conduct an investigation.~SNIP~Frances Serrano, who lives directly across the street from where the shooting took place, spoke to the father of the suspected shooter moments before the incident. The father told Serrano that his son, who has mental...
  • 20,000 lesbians in the desert: welcome to the Dinah, a world without men

    04/08/2016 5:21:35 AM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 111 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | 4/7/16 | Arwa Mahdawi
    20,000 lesbians in the desert: welcome to the Dinah, a world without men For five days in Palm Springs, Arwa Mahdawi entered an alternate reality where gay women celebrate each other with pool parties, dancing and debauchery Every year at the end of March, 20,000 lesbians from around the world fly into the Californian desert for five days of debauchery, and I’m one of them. It’s my second time at the Dinah, also known as the largest girl festival in the world. I’m staying at the Hilton in Palm Springs, which is hosting the famous Dinah pool parties, and the...
  • "Progressive" Rallyists Call for Lynching of Clarence Thomas

    02/03/2011 9:45:37 PM PST · by Kartographer · 23 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/2/11 | ChristianHartsock
    Demonstrators at "progressive" rally in Palm Springs call for Clarence Thomas be hanged, stringed up, tortured, sent back to the fields, etc. "Uncloaking the Kochs" rally sponsored by Common Cause, AFFCE, The Ruckus Society, 350, Greenpeace, Code Pink, the Progessive Democrats of America, and others. Staged outside venue of Koch Brothers conference in Palm Springs.
  • AMERICAN BACKLASH! Mosque FireBombed Near San Bernardino Terror Attack Site!

    12/13/2015 2:46:39 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 56 replies
    Freedom Daily ^ | 12/13/15 | Jeff Rainforth
    A Southern California mosque was damaged by fire on Friday, and its leader said people there at the time believe it was intentionally set. Flames were reported just after noon at the Islamic Center of Palm Springs, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The fire was contained to the small building’s front lobby, and no one was injured. Its cause is under investigation. People there described hearing a loud boom and seeing flames, said Reymundo Nour, the mosque’s acting imam, who was not on the site at the time. He said the mosque had been fire-bombed. The FBI was...
  • Fire at Southern California mosque; cause being investigated

    12/11/2015 6:18:40 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 47 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 11, 2015 8:24 PM EST
    A Southern California mosque was damaged Friday in a fire reported to authorities as a possible arson. Flames were reported just after noon at the Islamic Center of Palm Springs, according to the Riverside County Fire Department. The fire was contained to the small building's front lobby, and no one was injured. Its cause is under investigation. ...
  • FBI, DA raid Palm Springs City Hall, (Democrat) Mayor Pougnet's home

    09/01/2015 12:27:52 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 13 replies
    Desert Sun ^ | 8-1-2015 | Jesse Marx and Kia Farhang
    A dozen agents with the FBI and Riverside County District Attorney executed search warrants at Palm Springs City Hall on Tuesday morning, shutting the building down, sending employees home and removing evidence for an investigation. About half a dozen law enforcement officials are also at an apartment that Mayor Steve Pougnet listed as his home address in county voter registration records. Pougnet lives part of the year with his husband and two children in Colorado. Laura Eimiller, a public information officer with the FBI, said the warrants are sealed so she can't comment on their nature. But she did confirm...
  • Gays Admit They Were Not Born That Way, shocking undercover video

    04/27/2015 3:26:01 PM PDT · by passionfruit · 67 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | Apr 27, 2015 | Ryan Sorba
    They just affirm what many of us have already believed. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Citizen Journalist, Ryan Sorba recently went undercover in Palm Springs, California, posing as a same-sex marriage activist. He asked the following question: “Do you believe being gay is strictly genetic?” The video enclosed in this email is a montage of clips from interviews in which gays admit that they believe they are gay due external circumstances, such as being sexually abused at an early age or going through other traumatic experiences. When asked how many interviews Sorba obtained during this venture, he answered, “There are many more...
  • If it’s President’s Day, this must be Aspen – home of the rich and famous

    02/16/2015 6:42:57 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 7 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-16-2015 | MOTUS
    I know somebody asked about the annual ski-trip the other day, butt I was not at liberty to discuss it, as it is not officially happening. Unfortunately, some jerk on Instagram blew our cover:And Fire Andrea Mitchell ran with it, in a not-so-respectable way: Michelle Obama decided to get a vacation to Aspen this weekend for a ski trip with the spoiled kids. Palm Springs apparently was’t good enough for Michelle Obama where her hubby Barry Soetoro is fundraising and golfing. Reports about Michelle Obama’s trip to Aspen this year have been almost non-existent. But there were some who snapped...
  • Obama goes golfing during Palm Springs vacation as Iraq descends into chaos

    06/16/2014 1:25:48 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 12 replies
    President Barack Obama spent last weekend on the golf course and on vacation in Palm Springs, California while his National Security team took charge of monitoring the increasing unrest in Iraq, it was revealed on Monday. According to reports filed by journalists on the trip of the president's comings and goings, President Barack Obama spent Saturday afternoon and most of Sunday at exclusive resorts playing golf with White House aides. Meanwhile, National Security Adviser Susan Rice and her team were tasked with coming up with a plan to stop al Qaeda linked terrorist group Islamic State in Iraq and the...