February 2006

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Editor’s Letter
Modern love. By Steven Biller.

Valley Observer
Foreign affairs.  By Hank Stokes.

Sand to Sea
The social circuit. By Gloria Greer.

Goodbye, Mars! By Sherryl Nova.

Special Sections

Discovery Home Tour preview. Edited by Holly Andren.

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.

El Paseo Catalogue
The ultimate guide to El Paseo, Palm Desert’s avenue of elegance.

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Mark Your Calendar.

Wheels - Mercedes-Benz CLS-55

Mercedes-Benz returns to form with its CLS-55 — elegantly aggressive and designed with German efficiency we expect in any car with that distinctive three-pointed star. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.

The Italian Connection

Tony Lo Bianco feels at home at the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational tournament.

A Higher Purpose

With a view of historic Palm Springs, Frey House II offers a curator’s perspective on iconic midcentury architecture and interior design. Photography by David Glomb.


R.C. Gorman, Pablo Picasso, SHAG, David Lachapelle, Shepard Fairey, Chris Reccardi, Ron English, George Hurrell, Palm Powell, John Palmer, William Debilzan, Alfredo Arreguin, and Jorge Sicre highlight this month’s offerings.

Single in the Desert

Illustrations by SHAG
Where to meet; the PAlm Springs’s most eligible singles; making a first impression; dating games; and everything you need to know about being single in the Coachella Valley. Stories by Janice Kleinschmidt, Holly Andren, Tod Goldberg, and Roxanne Jones. Illustrations by SHAG.

Just Desserts

When it’s gold and chocolate, it’s sweet love. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.


Wealthy and widowed? Ask yourself these questions.

The Lead

During Palm Springs Modernism Week, a new film, Desert Utopia: Modernist Architecture in Palm Springs, celebrates the icons of midcentury design.

Hurricane Honey

Separated by two months and thousands of miles, a Louisiana hurricane evacuee and his four-legged friend renew their bond in an emotional reunion. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
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Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

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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2014/15 Best of the Best

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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.