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PLAZA RC NEWS UPDATE as of April 26, 2016

PLAZA RC NEWS UPDATE as of April 10, 2016

PLAZA RC NEWS UPDATE as of March 19, 2016

PLAZA RC NEWS UPDATE as of February 18, 2016

PLAZA RC NEWS UPDATE as of January 27, 2016

PLAZA RC NEWS UPDATE as of January 16, 2016

PLAZA RC NEWS UPDATE as of January 8, 2016

Plaza in the News (Desert Sun Articles)


Sign the Petition: Preserve & Protect the Plaza Racquet Club

The Plaza Racquet Club is in danger of being demolished.  A developer from Newport Beach, the Province Group, has purchased the land from the Palm Springs Unified School District.  The property is currently in escrow and is scheduled to close in June 2016.  From what we understand, the Province Group plans to build condominiums covering eight acres.

There’s a possibility we can impact this plan, curb additional development in our City and save our club.  Please help.

The City is considering designating the Club as a historic site to preserve it.  Action is slated for January.  We need your help NOW.  Please sign our electronic petition by clicking here!

Take action and learn more.  Contact the following influencers and decision makers.

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Palm Springs City Council Meetings  (public comment limit is 3 minutes)

First and 3rd Wednesday of every month – 6 pm (May 4 & 18, June 1 & 15, July 6 & 20)
Council Chambers
3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 323-8299

Palm Springs Unified School District Board Meetings 

Tuesday’s – 6 pm (April 26, May 10 & 24, June 14 & 28, July 26, August 9 & 23)
Board Room
980 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Letters to the Mayor and the City Council

email letter to: jennifer.nelson@palmspringsca.gov.  for distribution to the Mayor and Council.
Or email your letter to each member:

Letters to the Editor –  Desert Sun

Please email your letter to letters@thedesertsun.com.

LETTER GUIDELINES

  • 200 or fewer words
  • In writer’s own words (Letters will be edited for clarity, grammar and length)
  • Free from libel
  • In good taste

LETTERS MUST INCLUDE

  • Writer’s full name
  • Address, city and zip code (Only name and city will be printed)
  • Daytime phone number for verification

NOTE:  No more than one letter from a contributor will be published in a 30-day period

Guest Column – Desert Sun

General Guidelines:

  • Column should be 500-550 words
  • Note that author’s photo and email contact will be included with the column
  • Stick to a single topic
  • Avoid personal attacks
  • Note: Desert Sun reserves the right to edit and republish (including electronically) all columns

Email submissions and/or questions to Al Franco, engagement editor/opinion – al.franco@desertsun.com


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Health Reminder

Don’t forget, before & after you play, stretch your various muscle groups to help avoid injuries and accelerate the recovery process.  In addition, don’t forget to hydrate at least two hours prior to your matches.  And even though our season temperatures are moderate, the sun’s rays are still damaging to your skin. Apply sunscreen liberally throughout the day.