palm springs

The "Forever Marilyn" sculpture getting a shower from the Palm Springs Fire Department in Palm Springs, Calif. (AP Photo/The Desert Sun, Jay Calderon,File)

Palm Springs give big send-off to giant Marilyn

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Palm Springs is singing “Goodbye, Norma Jean.” Well over 1,000 people attended a send-off Thursday night for a massive statue of Marilyn Monroe that has become beloved by both tourists […]

03/28/2014

Location of Idyllwild, Calif., where 6,000 people were forced to flee wildfires. (AP)

Thunderstorm threat a wildcard for So Cal Wildfire

IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) – The threat of weekend thunderstorms could bring much-needed moisture to a huge wildfire in the Southern California mountains near Palm Springs. Unfortunately it could also bring wind, lightning and other volatile […]

07/20/2013

Lightning sets Palm Springs palms ablaze

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) – Lightning strikes have set palm trees ablaze in Palm Springs. Police Sgt. Mike Kovaleff says a storm cell moved into the Coachella Valley late Wednesday morning and a downpour pounded […]

08/22/2012

6th discarded pipe bomb found in Palm Springs

(AP) – A sixth discarded pipe bomb has been found on a Palm Springs street. The pipe bomb found on Saturday morning was the latest explosive device found in five days in northern Palm Springs. […]

05/14/2012