November 1999

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Cultivating an Interest in Roses by Lori Dreier. Dreier, a member of the Desert Rose Society, offers her tips on growing this lovely bloomer in the desert. Photography by Arthur Coleman and Tom Brewster.

Around Town
Read Ann Japenga’s interview with TV icon Jane Wyatt on the time she filmed scenes for Lost Horizon in our Tahquitz Canyon. And Murray Olderman’s profile of John Carlos is especially riveting. Plus new column: Real Estates — the straight skinny on valley upscale home buying prices.

Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide
This is the only guide to the attractions, events and happenings in the desert that is officially sanctioned by the Palm Springs Desert Resorts Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The Foundation Celebrity Invitational Program
This tournament’s second year is marked by the major backing of desert resident and singing superstar Barry Manilow who will entertain at the tourney’s Gala on November 20 at Rancho Las Palmas Marriott.

Articles

The 1999 Official Skins Game Program

Mark O’Meara defends his championship against the talented team of Payne Stewart, David Duval and newest golfing sensation Sergio Garcia. This year’s tournament marks the first time this venerable event will be held at Indio’s new Landmark Golf Club.

PSP: It Just Keeps Getting Better!

This month we celebrate the exciting news as Palm Springs’ airport opens its new expansion phase, entering a new era in air travel for the Coachella Valley. Hank Stokes leads us through the airport’s history and its so-bright future.

In The Cool, Cool, Cool of the Desert

by Wilfrid Sheed. Noted novelist and critic Sheed takes a look at what made the music of Hoagy Carmichael so evocative of his time and yet still so relevant today. Includes a sidebar interview with Hoagy’s son and stepson on the composer’s life and times at Thunderbird Country Club.

The 2000 Desert Charity Register

Edited by Gloria Greer and Janet Newcomb. Everything today’s desert hostess needs to plan and execute the perfect philanthropic event. Includes gorgeous fashion by noted photographer Andrew Steinman and a charming history of desert charities. Also valuable: A list of all the florists, caterers, valet parkers and venues.

Livin’ The Vida Golfa

by Susie Coelho. Photography by David Glomb. Country club living has become the lifestyle of choice for many new (and veteran) desert residents. Coelho, our resident lifestyle columnist, gives some advice on the pesky rules.
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