August 2007

On the cover
Udo Kier. Photography by Jon Aigner

Articles

Sand to Sea

Sand to Sea

Photo Gallery of the best charity, gala, and society events in the Coachella Valley. Keep checking back for more!
Photo Gallery of the best charity, gala, and society events in the Coachella Valley. Keep checking back for more!
Uncovering Joseph Wambaugh

Uncovering Joseph Wambaugh

Former police sergeant-turned-author Joseph Wambaugh is the subject of this audio slide show in which fellow crime writer Tod Goldberg tells us about meeting the man who has had the greatest influence on his work.
About the Cover

About the Cover

Finding Udo — One of the screen's most notorious killers is on the loose in Palm Springs.
PSST! Chemical Reaction

PSST! Chemical Reaction

The Ageless Secret
The Ageless Secret
PSST! Garden Party

PSST! Garden Party

Slow Foods advocates
Slow Foods advocates
PSST! Branching Out

PSST! Branching Out

Design-inspired functional sculpture
Design-inspired functional sculpture
PSST! The Old Pony Express

PSST! The Old Pony Express

Special Delivery
Special Delivery
In Store: Edibles and Incredibles

In Store: Edibles and Incredibles

Get tasting, sipping, baking, and cooking with these gourmet must-haves
Get tasting, sipping, baking, and cooking with these gourmet must-haves
Intelligencer

Intelligencer

American Idol's Chef Mary, Best Palm Springs Hotels, and Armchair Cruisers
American Idol's Chef Mary, Best Palm Springs Hotels, and Armchair Cruisers
Horoscope

Horoscope

Farewell, Lord of the Rings
Farewell, Lord of the Rings
Rearview: The Maynard Dixon Line

Rearview: The Maynard Dixon Line

One of the best early California painters holds ties to the Coachella Valley
One of the best early California painters holds ties to the Coachella Valley
Cabins of the Brotherhood

Cabins of the Brotherhood

Author Peter Wild delves into the Spartan lives of Palm Springs’ early desert rats
Author Peter Wild delves into the Spartan lives of Palm Springs’ early desert rats
The Letters of Carl Eytel

The Letters of Carl Eytel

The early desert painter's correspondence with travel writer and teacher Edmund C. Jaeger. Only Online.
The early desert painter's correspondence with travel writer and teacher Edmund C. Jaeger. Only Online.
The Other White Wine

The Other White Wine

Forget pork futures: Temecula Valley winemakers invest in viognier
Forget pork futures: Temecula Valley winemakers invest in viognier
Hotel Del Coronado

Hotel Del Coronado

The Hotel Del demonstrates how San Diego’s culinary scene has grown up
Udo Kier — A Brighter Side of Darkness

Udo Kier — A Brighter Side of Darkness

One of Hollywood’s most notorious killers has found something special in Palm Springs.
One of Hollywood’s most notorious killers has found something special in Palm Springs.
Joseph Wambaugh — Beating the Streets

Joseph Wambaugh — Beating the Streets

The former cop and best-selling author continues to break new ground in the crime genre
1500 Ocean at Hotel Del Coronado

1500 Ocean at Hotel Del Coronado

Locally grown ingredients star in Chef Jason Shaeffer’s menu. Plus, recipes for a compete meal.
Locally grown ingredients star in Chef Jason Shaeffer’s menu. Plus, recipes for a compete meal.
Palm Springs Life

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Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
2014/15 Best of the Best

2014/15 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.