January 2006

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DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Letter
Lights, camera...
By Steven Biller.

Valley Observer
Observations in the wake
of the 2005 elections.
By Hank Stokes.

Roll Out the Red Carpet
You might need a limousine to get around in these made-for-Hollywood fashions.

Sand to Sea
The social circuit.
By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope
A fresh start.
By Sherryl Nova.

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Home
The kitchens issue.
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.

McCallum Theatre Program
The season continues
at the desert’s premier performing arts venue.

Golf Guide
The Classic Club joins the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic rotation; Pete Carlson celebrates 25 years in the desert; and listings of more
than 120 Coachella Valley golf courses.
Edited by Rick Davis.

Dine Out!
A visually enticing look at many of the desert’s best dining destinations.
Edited by Donna Curran.

Articles

Wheels - Lexus RX 400h

Wheels - Lexus RX 400h

Clearing the Air — The eco-friendly Lexus RX 400h offers a practical alternative to gas-guzzling SUVs.
The eco-friendly Lexus RX 400h offers a practical alternative to gas-guzzling SUVs. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.

Wealth

Safe Money — Private bankers go beyond the usual call of duty to serve their clients.
Private bankers go beyond the usual call of duty to serve their clients.
The Lead

The Lead

As we engage in fun and revelry, the city of Rancho Mirage enjoys about a half a million dollars in sales-tax revenue from The River, the popular dining and entertainment destination.
As we engage in fun and revelry, the city of Rancho Mirage enjoys about a half a million dollars in sales-tax revenue from The River, the popular dining and entertainment destination. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
Natural Beauties

Natural Beauties

Photo contest entries capture the scenic wonders of the desert mountains
Photo contest entries capture the scenic wonders of the desert mountains
Floating Along

Floating Along

Shirley MacLaine takes a relaxed view of her Palm Springs International Film Festival lifetime achievement award.
Shirley MacLaine takes a relaxed view of her Palm Springs International Film Festival lifetime achievement award.
On a Roll

On a Roll

The Palm Springs International Film Festival
The Palm Springs International Film Festival program aims to expand its audience.
Galleries

Galleries

A New World View — Soonja Oh Kim gives crisp dimension to our relationship with Earth.
Soonja Oh Kim gives crisp dimension to our relationship with Earth.
Coming Attractions

Coming Attractions

Festival brings film lovers together for 10 days.
Festival brings film lovers together for 10 days.
On the cover

On the cover

Shirley MacLaine. Photography by Sidney Baldwin.
Icebreaker

Icebreaker

The World In Her Hands — Precious, one-of-a-kind handbags bring Pegge Goertzen closer to the stars.
Precious, one-of-a-kind handbags bring Pegge Goertzen closer to the stars. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
14 Best New Restaurants

14 Best New Restaurants

Our epicurean adventurer set out to a wide field of restaurants that opened in 2005.
Our epicurean adventurer set out to a wide field of restaurants that opened in 2005. Following her gastronomic endeavor, Palm Springs Life asked her to recommend the best. By Pamela Bieri. Photography by Taylor Sherrill.
Palm Springs Life

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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

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.
Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Enter your “Cutest Pet” photo in the Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest. Online users will be able to like the Cutest Pet photos from six (6) categories.