January 2014

Articles

The Hot Seat

The Hot Seat

An emerging furniture designer melds country roots and a modern aesthetic
For Calvin Dahlstrom, what began as a creative outlet three years ago has evolved into a new career — and lifestyle.
Horoscope - January 2014

Horoscope - January 2014

Reinvent To Invent
There is no bad or good, only an emphasis on your reactions to the obstacles. Gains seem to come the hard way, but you have an opportunity to reinvent your work to have far greater impact.
The Power of Love

The Power of Love

Gavin MacLeod reflects on Hollywood, life, and relationships in a new tell-all biography
“Well, I’ll tell ya what happened,” Gavin MacLeod says in his native New York accent. This is how he begins all of his stories — some sad, some joyous, and almost all laced with humor.
Wild Child

Wild Child

More fun than a barrel full of monkees, “retired” director Jim Frawley still projects passion for free-spirited TV and film
Legendary film and television director Jim Frawley says the secret to The Monkees’ great success was free-form improvisational jazz.
Girls Will be Boys

Girls Will be Boys

The rebel has a cause: to spin cool men’s style into her own
Fashion Feature — The rebel has a cause: to spin cool men’s style into her own
Diamond in the Buff

Diamond in the Buff

Dare to stand out in rare yellow diamonds — a cut above the rest
Yellow diamonds were once thought to be inferior to the lucid white variety, but naturally occurring yellow diamonds are among the rarest, and therefore one of the most sought-after gems.
Rock Candy

Rock Candy

Beth Yorn digs into nature and comes out a style maker
Cameron Diaz, Sandra Bullock, and Gwyneth Paltrow have rocked Beth Yorn’s one-of-a-kind designs.
Alien Territory

Alien Territory

Actress Chelsea Gilligan lands her first major television role
In February, Palm Springs resident actress Chelsea Gilligan will become a household name when American teenagers tune into The CW’s new series Star-Crossed.
The Pleasure of Your Company

The Pleasure of Your Company

Gracious hospitality and vigorous protocol mark an exceptional history of entertaining at Sunnylands
Sunnylands is known for many things: architecture, design, art, the golf course, parties, famous visitors, and hosting high-level meetings. The Annenbergs were the ultimate hosts.
Lights, Cameras, Action!

Lights, Cameras, Action!

Celebrating its 25th year, Palm Springs International Film Festival enjoys its place as a go-to destination for Academy members and starry-eyed visitors
Celebrating its 25th year, Palm Springs International Film Festival enjoys its place as a go-to destination for Academy members and starry-eyed visitors
Outside the Lines

Outside the Lines

Golf Club living reaches great heights
Built for the golfer who enjoys the best in indoor / outdoor living, this custom contemporary house offers an ultra-private perch at the highest point of Las Cascadas Cove.
Tales from the Crypt

Tales from the Crypt

Ghostwriter Andrew Neiderman continues Virginia Andrews’ legacy through his literary series
Andrew Neiderman holds the longest literary franchise in history — 26 years.
Cool and Collected

Cool and Collected

A Palm Springs couple says quirky art and furnishings make their house a home
A Palm Springs couple says quirky art and furnishings make their house a home
The New Age of the 401K

The New Age of the 401K

Even without employer matches, employees should contribute, experts say
Gone are the days when companies offered generous employer contributions to their employees’ 401(k) plans. In the 1980s, Forbes magazine matched employee contributions dollar for dollar.
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