August 2010

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Ruff Life

Ruff Life

Hitting the road with "Rover" has gone upscale.
Hitting the road with "Rover" has gone upscale. Now you can share Southern California’s celebrity lifestyle with your furry friend. The days of staying at substandard hotels and dining at drive-thru's when traveling with the family pet are over
PSST! Scot Bruce

PSST! Scot Bruce

A tribute artist keeps the music and memory of Elvis alive
On Aug. 16, when Elvis Presley fans around the world pay tribute to the King on the 33rd anniversary of his death, Scot Bruce of Palm Springs will be shaking his hips before a sell-out crowd at the ASF Performing Arts Center in Montgomery, Ala.
Into the Swing

Into the Swing

Delight in luxurious golf clubs without ever setting foot on the greens
GRAND LUXE

GRAND LUXE

On the market for $75 million — by far the largest price tag ever for a desert estate — Porcupine Creek has everything but its own ZIP code
Offered for $75 million by Christie’s Great Estates, Porcupine Creek hides behind the placid Mirage Cove neighborhood, where houses typically cost less than 1 percent of that price.
Horoscope - August 2010

Horoscope - August 2010

Retrograde Disrupts, Calls for Flexibility
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) - Financial health seemed so promising, and now there’s chaos in the details. Back to the drawing board for a big plan, you will realize that a better system will staunch the bleeding.
Editor's Letter August 2010

Editor's Letter August 2010

The Price of Paradise
The first time I stepped onto the impeccably manicured grounds of Porcupine Creek, the 249-acre estate situated inconspicuously off Highway 111, behind the Mirage Cove community, I recall thinking, “Someone lives here?”
A Man of Passion

A Man of Passion

Dick Van Patten harbors deep love for his wife and sons, animals, tennis, gambling, acting, and hiking in Palm Springs
“Have you ever swum in the Salton Sea?” Dick Van Patten asks while sitting on the veranda at Melvyn’s Ingleside Inn. He has, he reports — about a year ago. “It was exciting!” His eyes light up. Then he thinks of a Palm Springs destination and pastime he likes even better.
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