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Palm Springs Life Cover Archive 2008 May

Palm Springs Life Cover Archive 2008 May

On The Cover:
The Crocker estate, Palm Springs
Photography by Mark Davidson


Look at the Bright Sides
In the Coachella Valley, buyers and sellers can claim successful house transactions.
By Ellen Paris.
Photography by Mark Davidson.

Soul in the City
Dave Johnston created a resort property from a 1920s Palm Springs estate. Now he’s ready to turn it over to someone else.
By Scott Brassart.
Photography by Mark Davidson.

Almost SoHo
A Rancho Mirage estate takes its kid-friendly cues from the big city.
By Jan Silver Maguire.
Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

Sweet Dreams
A new book celebrates the splendor of homes in the dramatic desert landscape.


Editor’s Letter
A silver lining on the desert real estate market.
By Steven Biller.

Billy Yamaguchi and “feng shui beauty” in Rancho Mirage; Shields Date Garden in Indio updates the film Romance and Sex Life of the Date; American Male in Palm Desert gives grooming a measure of cool; Palm Springs students welcome a new arts program. Plus: Intelligencer.
By Janice Kleinschmidt and Carissa Haak.

“Aeroacoustics” allow you to hear your passenger in the new Mercedes McLaren SLR Roadster.
By Pat Devereux.
Photography by Andrew Yeadon.

Anthony Terlato builds on the past, with an eye on the future.
By Janice Kleinschmidt.

As long-term care costs rise, so does the cost of insurance.
By Ellen Paris.

San Diego’s attractions cover the gamut, making it a top travel destination.
By Sharon Apfelbaum.

Fifty years ago, anthropologist Lowell Bean moved to the desert to live among the Cahuilla Indians.
By Ann Japenga.

Sand to Sea
The social circuit.
By Gloria Greer.

Time to Restore Order.
By Sherryl Nova.


Annual home improvement issue.
Edited by Lisa Marie Rovito.

Desert Duide
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 Kelly O’Connor.

See: Palm Springs Life May 2008

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