The statue of former Palm Springs Mayor Frank Bogert will not return to city hall. Riverside Superior Judge Carol Greene struck down the petition that attempted to stop the statue’s departure Oct. 11.
Greene ruled that Palm Springs had no duty to keep the statue, and that one of the suit’s claims was argued too late.
Bogert served as appointed mayor from 1958 to 1966, and was elected to serve as mayor from 1982 to 1988, according to Greene’s ruling.
In 1990, Palm Springs placed the bronze statue of Bogert on horseback, built by Raymundo Reyes, in front of City Hall.
The city moved to remove