May 2001

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Can We Grow Smarter?
As the valley grows, questions arise how to manage traffic, infrastructure, water usage and sprawl. It all comes together microcosmically in the discussion of the new Joshua Hills project north of Interstate 10.

Photography Portfolio:
Brilliant lensman Glomb captures the architectural details of the new Trump 29 Casino in Coachella.

Riding The Wave - Some of the country's hottest graphic designers and culterati have taken a fancy to the desert's small-hotel architecture, opening some of the most interesting inns in the world. Come stay.

Meet Don Rueben - One of the most prominent attorneys in Chicago reflects on his busy life here in the desert. (It was supposed to be retirement.)

Desert Homes & Gardens - Our popular new section highlights some of the desert's most gifted muralists and explores the new wave in "natural" foods. DH&G, incidentally, now goes on summer vacation.


What, Him Worry?

Interview with Antun Barbato by Stewart Weiner. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky. Last year's Building Industry Association's Real Estate Marketing Manager of the Year knows a thing or two about the current market. Like overbuilding and the disappearance of the $150,000 home. Interesting commentary.

This End Up

No question about it: The far-eastern end of the valley is poised for major growth. What's moving people east and how will this area handle the influx?


Why I Decided To Buy in Palm Springs By Huell Howser. Photography by David Glomb. The popular host of public television's California's Gold series reflects on the allure of the desert.
Palm Springs Life

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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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