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Palm Springs’ Building Boom

April 23rd, 2014 | By Christopher Kennedy | Comments
There are several familiar sites around our Valley right now: Young hipsters with flowers in their hair attending Coachella; loving couples of all shapes and sizes shopping for wedding cakes; departin ...Read more

Keeping the arts in the schools

| Amelia Hadley | Comments
Cuts to education budgets have put the hammer down on fine arts curriculum in elementary schools. Luckily, in the Coachella Valley, middle and high schools still offer fine arts classes as electiv ...Read more

Time Warner: DirecTV 'won't carry Dodgers this year'; DirecTV says not true

| Matt Solinsky | Comments
Los Angeles Dodgers baseball games might not be coming to DirecTV customers for some time to come. A Time Warner Cable executive told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday that the satellite provider a ...Read more

Rescue story of abandoned pit bull in Coachella becomes Youtube favorite

| Tatiana Sanchez | Comments
The story of a pit bull left abandoned in a dirt lot in Coachella has a happy ending. And nearly 900,000 people worldwide have tuned in to see his transformation.    A Youtube video chro ...Read more

D.A.P. offers free meningitis vaccine

| Will Dean | Comments
A free men meningococcal vaccine will soon be available in Palm Springs. Desert AIDS Project plans to offer the vaccination, which the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recommends ...Read more

Musings from an hour and a half at the Kraft

| Shad Powers | Comments
The Kraft definitely does not get the love it deserves as one of the best ways to spend a day in the desert. Perfect weater. The best athletes in the world at their sport. Friendly volunteers. You nam ...Read more

Shavings from My Head: The Old Man and the Me

| Will Dean | Comments
By J. Corbett Holmes Special to Desert Outlook Whenever I see my friend Seth at the gym, we morph into versions of our former selves: New Yorkers with thick accents and irreverent posturing. I ...Read more

Palm Springs tourism bureau to sponsor gay photo contest

| Skip Descant | Comments
C'mmon, you know you have them. Put all of those selfies to good use, and enter them into  The Visit Gay Palm Springs Photo Contest, sponsored by the Palm Springs Bureau of Tourism. The city's ...Read more

'Cesar Chavez' film chronicles life of civil rights activist

| Tatiana Sanchez | Comments
A new film chronicling the life of civil rights pioneer César Chávez debuted in theaters over the weekend. It’s the first major Hollywood feature film about his life and work. T ...Read more

Desert Outlook to celebrate second anniversary with April issue, party

| Will Dean | Comments
Pick up a copy of the second anniversary issue of Desert Outlook, available April 1 at the magazine’s monthly release party. Here’s a sneak peek inside the issue: We chronicle, with filmmak ...Read more

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