PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -

Blogger Joe Jervis will serve as national grand marshal for the 27th. annual Greater Palm Springs Pride Parade later this year.   Jervis will join community grand marshals Melanie Jones, Ellen Zimmerman, Mark Jones and Brian Vatcher, and other to-be-announced marshals for the Nov. 3 parade in downtown Palm Springs. The parade is part of the Palm Springs Pride Celebration on Nov. 1-3. This year's theme is ``It's Time.''