December 2010

Articles

Our 2010 Top Dentists

Our 2010 Top Dentists

Here are the best dentists and specialists, as selected by their peers
Here are the best dentists and specialists, as selected by their peers
Editors Letter

Editors Letter

For the Holidays, the Best of Everything
The Urban Edge

The Urban Edge

Trails of the monument pick up hikers in the lowlands of La Quinta and Palm Desert
Palm Desert and La Quinta claim an unusual concentration of urban fringe trails, a cluster seen in only a few places around the country, such as Boulder, Colo.
Flying High on the Mesa

Flying High on the Mesa

Palm Springs native Tom Jakway takes his own architectural leap of faith
Beyond the pretty face, one sees the approachable personality that architect Tom Jakway achieves inside and outside of the house he built for himself in 2007.
'I Consider Myself a Survivor'

'I Consider Myself a Survivor'

Family time and the glow of ‘Wall Street’ satisfy his soul, but Michael Douglas has his sights set on a film about Liberace — and a trip around the world
Palm Springs Life caught up with the Oscar-winning actor several weeks into his recovery following eight weeks of chemotherapy and radiation.
Fare With Flair

Fare With Flair

Chefs use color, texture, height, space, and shape to create artful tableaux
“It doesn’t matter how delicious a meal tastes; if a dish is presented without style and finesse, if it isn’t appealing to the eye, it falls short.”
Art With Style

Art With Style

Salons double as Galleries
DOS on El Paseo hosts a reception for artists Kimberly Nichols and Ryan Campbell.
Road Work

Road Work

Palm Springs artist Steve Maloney has loaned 15 artworks to NASCAR corporate offices.
While NASCAR executives cringe when they see mangled metal on the racetrack, they’re enjoying the sight of bent, twisted, and ripped-from-the-chassis sheet metal mounted on the walls of their offices
Word Association

Word Association

Literature by Coachella Valley writers
Palm Springs Literature - Audrey Payton's "Ashes," Ted Bacino's "The Shakespeare Conspiracy."
PSST! - Art & Politics

PSST! - Art & Politics

Rancho Mirage artists Karen and Tony Barone.
Rancho Mirage artists Karen and Tony Barone inspire Rancho Mirage City Councilman Scott Hines.
CAMEO - What's Cooking, Jennifer Garant?

CAMEO - What's Cooking, Jennifer Garant?

A plump chef with a jaunty toque riding a bicycle past a French storefront from the busy hands of Jennifer Garant.
Artist Jennifer Garant's work is featured on products in over 50 countries.
PSST! - Red, White and Green

PSST! - Red, White and Green

Trio Restaurant in Palm Springs has planted more than 3,000 trees since their opening day.
Trio has partnered with St. Helena-based Trinchero Family Estates in the winery’s commitment to plant one tree for every bottle it sells under the Trinity Oaks label.
Horoscopes - December 2010

Horoscopes - December 2010

Sagitarrians’ Presence Makes the Season Bright
Wealth - Going for the Gold

Wealth - Going for the Gold

Why some investors are putting stock in precious metals
Pundits continue to warn that another major economic shoe will drop, further weakening the dollar’s buying power against major currencies. If that happens, the price of gold will continue its rise.
Wheels - Spooky Smooth

Wheels - Spooky Smooth

The quiet Ghost slips perfectly into the Rolls-Royce line
You might reasonably expect anything with the name Ghost to have an ethereally light touch, be whisper quiet, and offer supernatural levels of speed and agility. But to expect that of a 5,450-pound, very large, four-door car is probably pushing it a bit.
May Your Days Be Merry

May Your Days Be Merry

The secret to sanity when assembling toys? Holiday spirits!
It took me about 10 years of being a parent myself to realize that the spirit of the season that put the happy smiles on mom and dad’s faces was actually the spirits of the season.
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