March 2006

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Editor’s Letter
A new height for the season.
By Steven Biller.

Valley Observer
The Desert Sun delivers another cheap shot to a familiar (and undeserving) target.  By Hank Stokes.

Sand to Sea
The social circuit. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope
Sun signs cross many paths. By Sherryl Nova.

Home
Outdoor living.
Edited by Holly Andren.

Desert Guide
The official guidebook of the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Authority. Everthing you need to know about what’s happening in the desert. Edited by Janice Kleinschmidt.

McCallum Theatre
Program

The official program to Coachella Valley’s premier performing arts venue.

Articles

Icebreaker

Icebreaker

The Racqueteer — The Pacific Life Open maintains its advantage with Dee Dee Felich at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
The Pacific Life Open maintains its advantage with Dee Dee Felich at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. By Brane Jevric. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
Wheels - 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show

Wheels - 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show

Hot Wheels — The Los Angeles Auto Show proves the difference between men and boys is the price of their toys.
The Los Angeles Auto Show proves the difference between men and boys is the price of their toys. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.
An Affair With Chocolate

An Affair With Chocolate

Les Dames d’Escoffier brings together the desert’s best pastry chefs to keep romance alive for a worthy cause
Les Dames d’Escoffier brings together the desert’s best pastry chefs to keep romance alive for a worthy cause. Photography by Taylor
Richardo Mazal: Palenque Rhapsody

Richardo Mazal: Palenque Rhapsody

His deeply personal paintings and monotypes give fresh perspective on a lost culture
His deeply personal paintings and monotypes give fresh perspective on a lost culture
The Return of the Pink Panther

The Return of the Pink Panther

Paula Creamer, the LPGA’s rookie phenom, intends to cut her way through the “quick and thick” and plunge into Champions Lake at the 35th annual Kraft Nabisco Championship at Mission Hills. Story by Arden Moore. Photography by Robert Adamo.
Sea of Wonders

Sea of Wonders

The state’s largest lake harbors an otherworldly landscape — a Salton Sea that will surprise especially those who hold their nose when the ill wind blows
The state’s largest lake harbors an otherworldly landscape — a Salton Sea that will surprise especially those who hold their nose when the ill wind blows. Photography by Tom Brewster.
Good Steeds

Good Steeds

Former racing and polo horses help the handicapped
Former racing and polo horses help the handicapped. Photography by Denise George.
Dream On!

Dream On!

Fantasy under a big tent, the Vegas-caliber cirque show has downtown Palm Springs dreaming big.
Fantasy under a big tent, the Vegas-caliber cirque show has downtown Palm Springs dreaming big. Story by Rick Davis. Photography by Michael Childers.

RETROspective

Coco Chanel knew what she was talking about when she said that fashion is made to become unfashionable. The look this spring revisits and refreshes the past — fresh, colorful, and feminine! Photography by Jay Morel.
How Desert Are You?

How Desert Are You?

With a 100-megawatt sun and a variety of lizards and critters, this is no place for wimps. Take this test and see how you have adapted!
With a 100-megawatt sun and a variety of lizards and critters, this is no place for wimps. Take this test and see how you have adapted!

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Paula Creamer, the LPGA’s rookie phenom.
Palm Springs Life

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