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Events and News

Here are our community events and news stories.


Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration

Held annually every October

In 2013, the event was such a success that we will continue celebrating annually. This event in 5th year will take place at Desert Memorial Park. Click HERE to learn more about this event.

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Flyer - English Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Flyer - Spanish

Memorial Day

Held annually every May

Palm Springs Cemetery District holds an annual Memorial Day Observance to “Remember and Honor”.

Memorial Day Observance Flyer


Desert Memorial Park Improvements

September 2017

Improvements have been made to the Ramon Road Entrance and parking structures.

California Special Districts Association Magazine

May 2017

The article is from the California Special Districts Association Magazine Volume 12, Issue 3, May-June 2017.

New Administration Building Grand Opening

October 2013

Photo of New Administration Building Grand Opening.

New Administration Building Ground Breaking

November 2012

New Administration Building Ground Breaking. Pictured in the photo left to right: Kathleen Jurasky, SDA, PSCD District Manager, Lenny Pepper, PSCD Trustee, Ronald Johnson, Former PSCD Trustee, Yvonne Parks, Mayor City of Desert Hot Springs, John Lea, PSCD Trustee, Jan Pye, PSCD Trustee, George Stettler, PSCD Trustee, Jane Alcumbrac, PSCD Trustee, Michael Fontana, Project Manager, Julio Preciado, Prest Vuksic Architect.

Kathleen Jurasky, SDA District Manager - 2012 Cemeterian of the Year

June 2012

Kathleen Jurasky, District Manager, named Cemeterian of the Year by the California Association of Public Cemeteries.