Palm Springs California

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)

Huge Marilyn Monroe statue to leave Palm Springs

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A massive statue of Marilyn Monroe that has turned heads for two years in Palm Springs is headed east. The Riverside Press-Enterprise says the 26-foot-tall, 34,000-pound statue will be transported […]


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Holiday events to bring cheer to your weekend

There’s so much to choose from with the holidays here. If you want a road trip to Palm Springs, here’s something I did over the weekend and LOVED it (so did my son). At the […]


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Crews gain on 2 SoCal wildfires

  LEBEC, Calif. (AP) — Crews have built containment lines around most of a 612-acre wildfire north of Los Angeles that threatened canyon homes near the Grapevine area of Interstate 5. Kern County fire spokesman […]


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350-acre wildfire erupts north of Los Angeles

LEBEC, Calif. (AP) — A brush fire north of Los Angeles is threatening homes in a canyon near the Grapevine area of Interstate 5. Kern County fire spokesman Corey Wilford says the blaze began on […]


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

Evacuations continue from S. Calif. wildfire

IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California wildfire that destroyed seven homes and cabins in the mountains above Palm Springs grew overnight and continued to threaten the town of Idyllwild Friday as crews kept an […]


Helicopter crews work the Mountain Fire as it burns in the wilderness near Lake Hemet, Calif. Tuesday, July 17th, 2013. (AP Photo/The Desert Sun, Jay Calderon)

SoCal wildfire forces more evacuations

IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities issued evacuation orders for hundreds of homes Wednesday as a major wildfire approached in the mountains southwest of Palm Springs. Large parts of the Southern California communities of Idyllwild and […]


A female inmate hand crew from Puerta La Cruz and firefighters in an engine company with them set fire to reinforce the line to stave off part of the Mountain Fire burning up a hill toward them on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 off Apple Canyon Road near Lake Hemet, Calif. Tuesday, July 17th, 2013. (AP Photo/The Desert Sun, Crystal Chatham)

Idyllwild wildfire grows (PHOTOS)

IDYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire in mountains west of Palm Springs burned seven homes and led to the evacuation of dozens more, officials said. The blaze destroyed three houses, damaged another and destroyed three […]


Huell Howser

Huell Howser dies at age 67

Longtime Southern California television host Huell Howser has died, the Riverside County coroner’s office has confirmed. He died early this morning in Palm Springs at age 67.



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