Palm Springs, California

California Dreamin’! MCR Acquires the Staybridge Suites Cathedral City Palm Springs at Foreclosure Auction

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

MCR \xe2\x80\x94 the country\xe2\x80\x99s 4th-largest hotel owner-operator \xe2\x80\x94 won the foreclosure auction for the 197-room Staybridge Suites Cathedral City Palm Springs , an IHG Hotel, on the Corona City Hall steps on April 7, 2021 at 9:30 AM.

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  • MCR \xe2\x80\x94 the country\xe2\x80\x99s 4th-largest hotel owner-operator \xe2\x80\x94 won the foreclosure auction for the 197-room Staybridge Suites Cathedral City Palm Springs , an IHG Hotel, on the Corona City Hall steps on April 7, 2021 at 9:30 AM.
  • The acquisition marks MCR\xe2\x80\x99s expansion into the California market as the Staybridge Suites joins MCR\xe2\x80\x99s portfolio of 110 hotels across 33 states.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210510005508/en/\nThe Staybridge Suites Cathedral City Palm Springs (Photo: Business Wire)\nIn the heart of the Coachella Valley, the all-suite hotel is just 10 minutes from Palm Springs Airport, 15 minutes from downtown Palm Springs and a two-hour drive to star-studded Los Angeles.
  • It\xe2\x80\x99s open 24 hours, seven days a week and is furnished with yoga mats, kettlebells, free weights, treadmills and elliptical machines.\nThe Staybridge Suites Cathedral City Palm Springs is located at 67711 30th Avenue and features:\n'

Vacation Rental Owners & Neighbors of Palm Springs (VRON-PS) Commissions Landmark Study

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 11:00pm

A recent study commissioned by the nonprofit Vacation Rental Owners & Neighbors of Palm Springs finds that 72% of voters say Palm Springs homeowners renting to visitors and tourists is good for Palm Springs, up from 63% in just over two years.\n"Vacation rentals have been a positive part of Palm Springs since the 1950s," says David Feltman, one of the founders of VRON-PS, "Palm Springs got it right with smart, enforceable rules that balances the needs of visitors with the economic impact on the City and with the necessary security and safety concerns of those who live, work and own homes in Palm Springs.

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  • A recent study commissioned by the nonprofit Vacation Rental Owners & Neighbors of Palm Springs finds that 72% of voters say Palm Springs homeowners renting to visitors and tourists is good for Palm Springs, up from 63% in just over two years.\n"Vacation rentals have been a positive part of Palm Springs since the 1950s," says David Feltman, one of the founders of VRON-PS, "Palm Springs got it right with smart, enforceable rules that balances the needs of visitors with the economic impact on the City and with the necessary security and safety concerns of those who live, work and own homes in Palm Springs.
  • "\nThe survey, conducted in April 2021 by the nationally known David Binder Research ,polled over 325 respondents, all Palm Springs voters.
  • The toplines show current comparisons to results from a previous Binder survey with identical questions in January 2018.\n72% say Palm Springs homeowners renting short term to visitors and tourists is good for Palm Springs, up from 63%\n61% say Palm Springs homeowners renting to visitors is good for their neighborhood, up from 53%\nFewer respondents today say short-term rentals should be prohibited: 11% today, 20% in 2018\n"A rising tide lifts all boats," said Aftab Dada, President Palm Springs Hospitality Association and Vice President, Hilton Palm Springs.
  • "\nVacation Rental Owners & Neighbors of Palm Springs is dedicated to preserving Palm Springs\' vibrant history of vacation rentals and home-sharing through education, awareness, and the promotion of responsible vacation rental ownership and management.\n"Tourism, including vacation rentals, are a vital part of our economy, especially as we recover from COVID.

Boutiquely Palm Springs offers an insider's guide to everything Palm Springs

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 6:00pm

b'Palm Springs, California, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Palm Springs has a new free insider\xe2\x80\x99s monthly e-newsletter, Boutiquely Palm Springs .

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  • b'Palm Springs, California, May 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Palm Springs has a new free insider\xe2\x80\x99s monthly e-newsletter, Boutiquely Palm Springs .
  • In June, desert favorites, Alex and Emily\xe2\x80\x99s, fantasy-inspired visual storytelling will be added to the line -up.\n"Hoteliers always know what\xe2\x80\x99s happening in Palm Springs," says Michael Green, chair of Palm Springs Preferred Small Hotels and owner of the Triangle Inn Palm Springs.
  • "Through Boutiquely Palm Springs, frequent visitors--and even those who just want to learn more about Palm Springs--can stay up-to-date on the latest happenings around town.
  • From tips on what to do, see and eat in Palm Springs, to interviews with hoteliers, it\xe2\x80\x99s the insider\xe2\x80\x99s guide to everything great about Palm Springs and its iconic boutique hotels.

Vibe Growth Corporation Announces Closing of Palm Springs Dispensary Acquisition

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Palm Springs location will be Vibe's seventh as the Company continues to rapidly expand its retail cannabis dispensary footprint across California

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  • b'Sacramento, California--(Newsfile Corp. - May 4, 2021) - Vibe Growth Corporation (CSE: VIBE) (OTC: VBSCF) (FSE: A061) (the "Company" or "Vibe"), a vertically integrated California cannabis enterprise, is pleased to announce the closing of its Desert Organic Solutions Collective, Palm Springs dispensary acquisition, previously announced on April 7, 2021.
  • "\nThe Vibe management team had deemed Palm Springs a priority expansion jurisdiction due to the Coachella Valley\'s high public profile, favorable market demographics, and strategic location.
  • In California, Vibe is focused on maximizing shareholder value through accelerating organic growth, opportunistic acquisitions, distressed workouts, and new license applications.
  • Strict compliance with state laws concerning cannabis will neither absolve Vibe of liability under the U.S. Federal law nor will it provide a defense to any Federal proceeding, which may be brought against Vibe Growth Corporation.

Palm Springs Together Asks Palm Springs Hotels to Support Relocating Marilyn Monroe Statue in City Center

Monday, April 26, 2021 - 8:00pm

b'In their letter, community group Palm Springs Together asks, "Why does your hotel support putting a sexist statue of Marilyn Monroe in the middle of downtown Palm Springs?

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  • b'In their letter, community group Palm Springs Together asks, "Why does your hotel support putting a sexist statue of Marilyn Monroe in the middle of downtown Palm Springs?
  • "\nThe letter continues: "The action also shows no regard or respect for the Palm Springs Art Museum, a community treasure and tourist attraction in its own right.
  • "\nMore than 31,000 people have a signed a petition to relocate the "Forever Marilyn" statue, which the #MeTooMarilyn campaign describes as misogyny not nostalgia.
  • "As a piece that promotes the objectification of women, Forever Marilyn has no place as a prominent representation of Palm Springs for visitors and residents.

TOLL BROTHERS ANNOUNCES CODY PLACE MODEL GRAND OPENING IN DOWNTOWN PALM SPRINGS

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 10:58pm

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers , the nations leading builder of luxury homes, today announced the grand opening of its model homes at Cody Place , a new gated community of luxury townhomes in downtown Palm Springs.

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  • PALM SPRINGS, Calif., March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Toll Brothers , the nations leading builder of luxury homes, today announced the grand opening of its model homes at Cody Place , a new gated community of luxury townhomes in downtown Palm Springs.
  • Cody Place opened for pre-sale in the fall of 2020 with great success, selling approximately one-quarter of the homes in the community before the model homes were completed.
  • Decorated by interior design firm Fig & Nash, the Cody Place model homes showcase the perfect blend of luxury and iconic desert contemporary design.
  • The new Cody Place community by Toll Brothers offers luxury, low maintenance living in a prime downtown Palm Springs location, said Brad Hare, Division President, California South Division for Toll Brothers.

Southern California Grocery Chain Jensen’s Begins Carrying KOIOS™ Nootropic Beverages

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:00am

All five flavours of the Companys KOIOS nootropic beverage product are now being carried by Jensens, a regional supermarket chain operating in the San Diego, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs areas of Southern California.

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  • All five flavours of the Companys KOIOS nootropic beverage product are now being carried by Jensens, a regional supermarket chain operating in the San Diego, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs areas of Southern California.
  • DENVER and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Koios Beverage Corp. (CSE: KBEV; OTC: KBEVF) (the "Company" or "Koios") is pleased to announce that the full range of five flavours of its KOIOS nootropic beverages can now be purchased at all grocery stores operated by Jensens Foods (Jensens), a long-established family-owned grocery chain operating in the San Diego, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs areas of Southern California.
  • In a press release dated February 19, 2021 , the Company announced another chain-wide placement of KOIOS nootropic beverages on the west coast of the United States with Market of Choice in Oregon.
  • Jensens now operates a total of eight grocery stores, which have proven to be remarkably desirable workplaces with several employees having worked for the Jensens chain for nearly 40 years.

Kaminski to auction contents of Elvis Presley's "Honeymoon Hideaway," Palm Springs estate

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 11:03am

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The property located in the Vista Las Palmas neighborhood of Palm Springs, California is one of the most photographed and architecturally significant properties in Palm Springs.

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  • PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Jan. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The property located in the Vista Las Palmas neighborhood of Palm Springs, California is one of the most photographed and architecturally significant properties in Palm Springs.
  • The house achieved worldwide notoriety in 1966 when Elvis took over the estate.
  • The contents on offer at Kaminski's, Saturday, January 16thauction features the furniture, furnishings and framed Elvis photographs, movie posters, and assorted Elvis memorabilia from the Robert Alexander Estate.
  • The complete contents of the Elvis "Honeymoon House" and other auction items can be viewed at www.kaminskiauctions.com .

Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs Opens Its Doors In The California Desert

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 5:33pm

PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global lifestyle and hospitality brand Margaritaville and Davidson Hotels & Resorts debut Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs, a desert oasis located in the heart of Palm Spring's Uptown Design District.

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  • PALM SPRINGS, Calif., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global lifestyle and hospitality brand Margaritaville and Davidson Hotels & Resorts debut Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs, a desert oasis located in the heart of Palm Spring's Uptown Design District.
  • This property is the first Margaritaville resort to open on the West Coast.
  • Reimagined by McBride Design to embody the brand's passion for fun and escapism, the family-friendly resort combines the relaxed, mid-century Palm Springs aesthetic with Margaritaville's timeless tropical feel.
  • "We are thrilled to be the first Margaritaville resort on the West Coast," said Matt Huss, General Manager of Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs.

Ocean Style Living in Coachella Valley Becomes a Reality as 20-Acre Surf Lagoon and Private Residential Community Gets Green Light

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 5:00pm

Thermal Beach Club, a multi-generational private club, will be located about 150 miles from the Pacific Ocean on 240 acres of Kohl Ranch land in the Palm Springs area.

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  • Thermal Beach Club, a multi-generational private club, will be located about 150 miles from the Pacific Ocean on 240 acres of Kohl Ranch land in the Palm Springs area.
  • The clear blue lagoon will use up to 50% less water than a typical private golf club in the desert communities.
  • Thermal Beach Club (TBC), located in the Coachella Valley about two hours outside Los Angeles, will be the first private residential community with a man-made, clear blue lagoon offering surf and wave-making technology in the U.S.
  • SurfStream venues have capacity of 100's while PerfectSwell surf pools are 1 acre plus with capacity in the 1,000's.