June 2012

Articles

Our Top Lawyers

Our Top Lawyers

An independent firm selects 69 Coachella Valley attorneys in 14 practice specialties.
Finding the right lawyer often comes at a critical time in life, and resources offering answers to even basic questions can sometimes be overwhelming and/or difficult to understand.
Park and Go

Park and Go

A new research center near Anza-Borrego State Park provides a home base for scientists studying the desert
In April, as contractors were still renovating a former clubhouse in Borrego Springs, a botanist studying larkspur became the first scientist to use the Steele/Burnand Anza-Borrego Desert Research Center.
PSST! Dining With The Stars

PSST! Dining With The Stars

Frank DeCaro has published his collection of more than 145 recipes from famous men and women whose stars now shine in the heavens (as well as on Turner Classic Movies).
PSST! Intelligencer

PSST! Intelligencer

Steel Houses on the National Register of Historic Places, PB&J flavored Vodka, Local Author Mary Firmin.
Meet the Ultimate ‘Retro Daddy’

Meet the Ultimate ‘Retro Daddy’

Americana expert Charles Phoenix relives road trips to Palm Springs, forays into thrift stores and date farms, and calls for the comeback of the chuckwagon.
Charles Phoenix flips through hilarious and sometimes bizarre slides of strangers and their homes and cars and families, taking a standing-room-only audience at Palm Springs Art Museum’s Annenberg Theater through a rip-roaring Technicolor look at yesteryear.
PSST! Short and Sweet

PSST! Short and Sweet

This month’s film festival brings new and returning twists.
After 17 years of building an appreciative audience for short films, Palm Springs International ShortFest organizers plan to cultivate a new demographic: 8- to 12-year-olds.
‘I Fight for Everybody Around Me’

‘I Fight for Everybody Around Me’

Tim Bradley faces his biggest professional challenge — the WBO welterweight world champion — this month at MGM Grand
Boxer Timothy Ray Bradley Jr., known as “The Desert Storm,” owns an undefeated professional record in 29 bouts. He’s preparing for a June 9 date at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where he’ll battle 147-pound Manny Pacquiao for the world welterweight title.
CAMEO - Your Serve, Kevin Connolly

CAMEO - Your Serve, Kevin Connolly

Work or play? It’s a close call for this pro
You can see on the surface — 25 U.S. Open-blue tennis courts — that Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa wants competitive players. The color of the courts asserts, “This is where the pros play.
June Horoscope

June Horoscope

Prepare for Changes When Worlds Collide
Uranus and Pluto square off through late October. Expect an upsurge of threats and skirmishes globally, with the potential to radically alter the landscape.
Palm Springs Life

Promotions + Contests

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.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.