Showing posts from May, 2011

Palm Springs Short Film Festival June 21-27, 2011

A unique feature of our summers in Palm Springs is the always entertaining Short film festival.  Great programs offered up and hey, lets face it it is a short film how long could it last?  Come in out of the heat and enjoy these unique programs.  Just another fun thing about living in Palm Springs.

Click on the popcorn to be taking to the website for the festival times, tickets and more information!

Cool Your Summer off with Hot rebates From SCE

Did you know you could get a $300 rebate just for installing an evaporative cooling system? Just in time for the hot weather Southern California Edison offers this great deal.

For the Evaporative cooler there are some rules and they are:

Be permanently installed.
Have UL recognized electrical components.
Come with a water quality management system that provides positive removal of sump water on a regular interval (a bleed system is not allowed).
Have a single duct or multi ducted distribution system.
Have either:

A multi-function manual control switch which offers high and low fan speed, pump on or off and the unit control of on or off. When a multifunction manual control switch is used, pressure relief dampers are not required.
A thermostat specifically designed for evaporative coolers which automatically controls the unit operation based on the indoor temperature, fan speed, and pump operation. The automatic thermostat must be mounted remotely from the cooler. If new pressure relief damper…

Palm Springs Restaurant Week June 3-12

If you have been to the Desert recently you know our culinary landscape is popping with revamped favorites and many new ones. For 7 days in June many of the Palm Springs areas best eateries are participating in a fun event called Restaurant Week. Diners will have a choice of three course meals at fixed priced of either $24 or $36, depending on the restaurant. What a great opportunity to try out some new places and revisit old favorites. Get more information by clicking on the event logo.
Bon appetit!

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Ruth Hardy Park Sales Statistics for first half of 2011

Ruth Hardy Park is a large and diverse neighborhood in Central Palm Springs.  Just minutes from everything in town and yet full of quiet residential streets with everything from grand estates to mid-century bungalows.  There is also a large park and the Kathryn Finchy Elementary school on the edge of it.

Sales Activity in the neighborhood has been very brisk this year with 21 homes already sold and another 12 in escrow.  Notably 3 of the homes in escrow were originally priced at over one million dollars.
Be sure to see and search for homes in Ruth Hardy Park on our webpage devoted to the neighborhood.

Red Day Thursday May 12th


RED Day (Renew, Energize and Donate) is an initiative dedicated to celebrating Keller Williams Realty’s year-round commitment to improving our local communities.  Each year, on the second Thursday in May, tens of thousands of associates from across the United States and Canada participate in a wide range of projects, devoting their time to renewing and energizing aspects of the neighborhoods in which they serve.

RED Day initiatives run the gamut: From rebuilding homes, refurbishing local parks, giving to local food shelters, hosting blood drives, beautifying beaches and so much more. Projects are chosen by each individual market center based on a need they see within their community.

Recognizing her leadership in guiding the culture of our company, RED Day is held in honor of Mo Anderson, vice chairman of the board, Keller Williams Realty. This event is an entrenched part of Keller Williams Realty’s culture and displays the extraordinary effect a company can have…

May 7th Evening Under the Stars Featuring the B52s

Downtown Palm Springs

The 18th year for this annual event  benefits the AIDS Assistance Program.  Ann Walker (of Palm Springs cult movie Sordid Lives fame) will be Mistress of Ceremonies. 

This Year the event is an '80's party with the music of popular new wave rockers The B-52s, who have been making great music since their debut in the 80's.  The fun, which includes a silent auction and dinner all starts at 6 p.m. at O’Donnell Golf Club in Palm Springs.

Past entertainers have included Liza Minelli, Lilly Tomlin, Barry Manilow and Suzanne Sommers.

Great Fun and a worthy Charity make this a must attend event!