December 1999

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Palm Springs Life’s Impossibly Upscale Gift GuideOnce again, armed only with a no-limit credit card, we scour the earth for exciting gift ideas. This year, in a bow to moderation, we include a somewhat more reasonable selection of stocking stuffers.

Leave Your Mark On The 20th Century
In the Coachella Valley there are hundreds of “naming opportunities,” chances to memorialize yourself in cement, on the back of theater seats and in the mountains themselves.

Around Town
Frank Bogert spills some secrets to Rick Du Brow.

Articles

Fashion: Talent Show

Photography by Billy. We visit Monterey and audition the local talent. The look of Northern California.

Flip Side: Meet Miss Nancy Wilson

Photography by Charles William Bush. Clothing by St. John, El Paseo. Are you as surprised as we were to discover that Miss Wilson, the embodiment of sophisticated supper club chic lives in Pioneertown? She’s full of surprises.

It’s A Wonderful Life — In The Desert

by Susie Coelho. Photography by David Glomb. Remember when people used to leave town for the holidays? No more. Read about the new Christmas lifestyle. Includes: How to make a Teddy Bear Tree.
 The Man Who Invented the Sitcom

The Man Who Invented the Sitcom

Interview by B.W. Cook, Photography by Ethan Kaminsky. William Asher is the original director of the classic I Love Lucy episodes and from there went on to carve an amazing career in TV and films. We rummage through his La Quinta home for mementos.
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2013/14 Best of the Best

2013/14 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.
Cartoon Caption Contest

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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.
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