Since 1989, Hollywood’s finest have converged on our desert for 2 weeks a year as the world takes notice of all the comedy, drama and action presented at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. NBC Palm Springs Steve Sumrall takes a look back at the early days of this event and discovers why this is a cherished part of Our Desert Past.
It was 1978 when Palm Springs first experienced its first triple homicide, in the affluent Las Palmas area.
In regards to the holiday season, the Coachella Valley has had some landmarks and traditions that are quite unique. NBC Palm Springs Steve Sumrall takes a look back at Our Christmas Past!
Hear the story of Palm Springs first mayor, learn about the earliest instances of gambling in the desert and discover the history of Elvis in Palm Springs!
Screen icon Steve McQueen was no stranger to the Coachella Valley.
The pandemic has changed a lot of things in our lives, especially in how we work and where we work.
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Steve Sumrall takes a look back at Bob Hope’s Yellow Ribbon Party in this edition of Our Desert Past.
In this edition of Our Desert Past, Steve Sumrall looks back on the legacy of Zaddie Bunker: the Flying Grandmother of Palm Springs.
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