Palm Springs Life celebrated the Coachella Valley’s newest generation of up-and-coming inspirational stars at The Saguaro Palm Springs on October 14, 2014.
Some of world’s leading scientists recently gathered Oct. 12 to discuss how to advance and provide leadership strategies to combat the alarming rise of sea levels across the planet at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage.
For Palm Springs native Casey Jones, it is all about creativity and welcoming new ideas.
Palm Springs Life celebrated the launch of the 37th Annual Desert Living Edition and the fourth edition of VISION magazine at Melissa Morgan Fine Art Gallery on El Paseo.
Jeff Patterson, the COO for Desert Regional Medical Center, manages the day-to-day operations of the hospital, serves on the board of United Way of the Desert, and volunteers at Hanson House.
Matthew Buehler has a main career goal to create the best STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) program in the desert.
Casey and Gerry Washack are making a powerful impact on anyone looking for fitness inspiration through Next Level Fitness, and their own 42-day program, Fit in 42.
Chris Pardo is on the forefront of so many new, innovative projects in the valley that it is becoming hard to keep score.
Splash House co-founder Kelly McLean had aspirations of being a performer herself, starting her own girl pop group in Los Angeles and doing some acting in Palm Springs.
As the only woman serving on the Palm Springs Fire Department, Katharine Johnson has a lot of big brothers — 54, to be exact.
Alex Lechuga holds the distinction of being a certified 'master molder' in injection molding, one of only 2,500 in the world.
Amir Afsar chose business law and real estate development litigation to have a “toe in the water” in a broad range of businesses, from gold buying to restaurants.
Joe Pradetto started as an intern for then-Assemblyman John Benoit and went on to become a legislative assistant for the state senator.
As the chief operating officer of Desert Family Medical Center, Karina Medina-Thomas expertly handles the day-to-day operations and procedures of the private family medical practice.
You might be surprised to find out that Jaci Fitzsimonds, president of Cord Media, grew up on a farm in a town of 1,000 people in North Dakota.
As the assistant curator of Palm Springs Art Museum, Mara Gladstone develops exhibitions and art programs, and also helps preserve and expand the museum’s collection.
As one of five Tribal Council members of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Reid Milanovich is grateful every day.
Restaurateur Patrick Service has lived most of his life in Palm Springs, being born into the legendary Las Casuelas restaurant family here.
The mission of Desert AIDS Project is very close to Darrell Tucci's heart, who lost his grandfather and childhood best friend to the disease.
While most people her age were making plans to begin high school, at age 14 Dominique Medina began working in her dad’s business, Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage.
As sustainability manager for the city of Palm Springs, Michele Mician is able to combine her career with her passion.
In 2008, Liberty Naud walked into an elementary school computer lab to find all the kids playing solitaire. It was a defining moment in her life.
Kenneth Ebner's Rock Your Resolution program is designed to make fitness goals come true and help change the way people feel about the gym.
Golf professional David Woods refers to his position as PGA director of golf at The Vintage Club in Indian Wells as his dream job.
Jaime Kowal has worked as an editorial and commercial photographer, building her portfolio of work globally over the past 14 years.
While popular chef and restaurateur Michael Beckman studied at the University of San Francisco, he fell in love with his Italian colleagues’ passion for food and wine.
Christopher Kennedy began his interior design firm 10 years ago and has expanded nationwide with new projects and exciting ventures on the horizon.
Owning a tequila company could make a person pretty popular — if he had time to bask in the glory. Ron Alderete’s life stays busy and moving, literally.
Jeff Grubbe, at just 37 years old, is already a leader locally and nationally in his role as chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
Scorpios cajoled from the shadows to center stage have a small window of opportunity to make a quick impact before scurrying away for strategic planning.
Greg Rubino arrived in the desert nine years ago to open the Classic Club as its director of golf, assuming the position of general manager within the first year.
Tory Christensen and his wife moved here three years ago from Stockton with their three young children to find a safer place to raise a family.
Catalan Chef and owner Drew Davis Davis wants to create the best experience for his dining patrons, as is giving back to the community.
Sushi chef and restaurant owner Engin Onural believes he shares an important attribute with his generation: Innovation.
CBS Local 2 anchor Bianca Rae loves the desert, noting that it doesn’t feel like a small town with so many incredible events and opportunities.
Rebecca Brown relocated to the desert from Louisiana 15 years ago and discovered her career path was not to have Broadway stardom after all.
As a college undergrad, Ashley Vertuno nixed her original plan to become an orthopedic surgeon but chose to stay within the healthcare field on a management path.
A Coachella Valley native, Ezekiel Bonillas cares about making the community a better place, as well as turning visions into reality.
Erin Scott is definitely making a name for herself as director of business development for Integrated Wealth Management, and with valley causes.
Every four years, Palm Springs Life celebrates the Coachella Valley’s newest generation of up-and-coming inspirational stars.