May 2006

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DEPARTMENTS

Datebook
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Editor’s Letter
Welcome to our best neighborhoods. By Steven Biller.

Valley Observer
When Nordstrom opens at Westfield Palm Desert, it will bring what might be the last family dynasty among major specialty retailers By Hank Stokes.

Sand to Sea
The social circuit. By Gloria Greer.

Horoscope
Intuition flows like water. By Sherryl Nova.

Home
Annual home improvement issue.

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.

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Dodge Viper SRT-10 Coupe. Photography by Andrew Yeadon.

Articles

The Mayor Has a Mission

Kathy DeRosa boosts Cathedral City’s first strategic plan. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
Wheels - Viper SRT-10 Coupe

Wheels - Viper SRT-10 Coupe

The supersized Viper SRT-10 Coupe is as tough as it looks — and faster! Story by Patrick Deveraux, Photography by Andrew Yeadon.
A Classic Story

A Classic Story

Paul Gregory’s Night of the Hunter has been grabbing attention the last 50 years — 10 years after it was made.
Paul Gregory’s Night of the Hunter has been grabbing attention the last 50 years - 10 years after it was made.
Home Wie Home

Home Wie Home

Michelle Wie, pro golf’s youngest star, takes up residence in Palm Desert.

Shifting Strategy

As the Palm Springs real estate market comes to a level point, homebuyers and sellers revise their game plans.

Home for the Horses

Griffin Ranch, the desert’s first upscale equestrian community, includes The Saddle Club’s two arenas, dressage areas, and air-conditioned boarding for 78 horses. Photography by Denise George.

Our Best Neighborhoods

Our Best Neighborhoods - Palm Springs Life assessed communities throughout the Coachella Valley, measured them for their qualitative and quantitative attributes, and identified 43 of the best -including the perfect one for you!
Wealth

Wealth

If you’re 62 or older, you can turn your home equity into a source of income.
Palm Springs Art Galleries

Palm Springs Art Galleries

The spirit of the Bay Area Figurative School energizes Neil Nagy’s expressive paintings.

Icebreaker

Bob Aube envisions a spirited golf game with trash talk and national TV. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
Encore!

Encore!

At 80, Merv Griffin still plays a role in entertainment, but his first love — thoroughbred horses — inspired his new residential community in La Quinta. Story by Roxanne Jones, Photography by Denise George.
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.
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