Palm Springs has become a world-class tourist destination, and tourism is the #1 driver of the economy in our beloved city. Banning short-term rentals will remove nearly half of the rooms in town for visitors, which will drive tourists away and do harm to our economy.
Protect our economy. Defend our way of life. Vote No on Measure C, the Vacation Rental Ban.
The mission of Moderism Week is to celebrate and foster appreciation of midcentury architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in Palm Springs.
Oranj Palm Vacation Homes is proud to announce we became sponsors and founding members of the McCallum Theatre in 2013. Vision became reality in January 1988, with the opening of McCallum Theatre. Named for a pioneer desert family, the McCallum has gained acclaim as one of the country's finest presenting theatres by audiences, entertainers and peers alike.
Equality California is the largest statewide LGBT advocacy organization in California working to secure full and lasting equality for and acceptance of LGBT people. Equality California, together with our allies, has successfully sponsored more than 85 pieces of pro-equality legislation.
The Palm Springs International Film Festival was originally started by Mayor Sonny Bono in 1989. Since its inception, it has grown to become one of the premiere film festivals in the United States. The festival is held every year in January, and nearly 135,000 people flock to the Coachella Valley from all over the world to witness the latest movie talent from around the globe.
The Palm Springs Police Department K-9 Unit was founded in 1980. The first two K-9s were "Sam" and "Hippy", both German Shepherd Dogs. Nearly all the dogs in the history of PSPD's K-9 program have been donated thanks to the generosity of civic groups, local business owners, and individuals who realize the importance of this special program.
Each of the destination’s distinctively charming resort cities – Palm Springs, Desert Hot Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio and Coachella – offer their own brand and personality, giving planners the option to accommodate every group’s needs.
The Palm Springs Art Museum strives to serve diverse communities as one of the outstanding mid-size art museums in the country. Its mission is to promote enjoyment, education and involvement with visual art of the highest quality, and enhance appreciation of the performing arts.
Safe Schools strives to assure that each member of every school community is valued and respected regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. We believe that such an atmosphere engenders a positive sense of self, which is the basis of educational achievement and personal growth.
Save A Pet is a no-kill animal shelter in operation for 30 years. Starte d by Mary Sydnes with two dogs from the street, it has grown over the years to house both cats and dogs and give them a new beginning in life. Save A Pet also runs a low-cost animal hospital open to the public.
The James Foley Scholarship Fund (JFSF) works to ensure that financial constraints do not hinder a young person's ability to obtain a quality educational experience. JFSF seeks to create a three-way partnerships with high schools, the families of academically passionate, yet economically disadvantaged students in Phoenix, and JFSF.
Transgender Law Center works to change law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. We envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.