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Palm Springs Life Cover Archive 2008 April

Palm Springs Life Cover Archive 2008 April


15 Minutes? Try 50 Years!
The venerable publisher of Palm Springs Life has helped shape the image of the desert for a half-century and counting.
Interview by Steven Biller.

Trailblazers and Dreammakers
Visionaries created the illusion that in Palm Springs you could escape time alongside celebrities.
By Howard Johns.

Snap! We've Got You Covered
Over 50 years, Palm Springs Life has grown up with the legendary personalities, places, lifestyle, and events that give Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley celebrity cachet.
By Howard Johns.

Valley of the Dolls (Redux)
Almost five decades since the exciting designs that turned fashion on its side in the 1960s, today’s syles prove that the authentic looks are wonderfully appropriate in Palm Springs and the desert communities.
Photography by John Aigner.
Fashion director/stylist: Susan Stein.

The Greatest Moments in Sports
With top-flight golf and tennis events, the eyes of worldwide television audiences have long been fixed on the desert. We tapped the memories of sports enthusiasts who have lived here long enough to have seen it all.
By Sheila Grattan.

Legendary Restaurants
Tradition and vision transcend recipes at Coachella Valley restaurants.
By Donna Curran.
Photography by Arthur Coleman and Palm Springs Historical Society.

A Feel-Good Heritage
From its natural hot springs to full-service spas, the desert has drawn as many people seeking a healthier way of life as it has Hollywood stargazers.
By Shivaun Manley Hinman.


Editor’s Letter
Hail to the chief!
By Steven Biller.

Up, up, and a Tramway!; Bigger, better shopping; The Salton Sea promise; Frank Bogert shoots from the hip; Quips and quotes; The start of something big; and As time goes by.
By Janice Kleinschmidt.

Sand to Sea
The social circuit.
By Gloria Greer.

Fight Mars urges.
By Sherryl Nova.


Desert Guide
The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority. Everything you need to know about what’s happening in the desert.
Edited by Janice Kleinschmidt.

See: Palm Springs Life April 2008

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