November 2000

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The Desert Antes Up By Michael Tennesen.
Photography by Tom Brewster. With the recent passage of Proposition 1A, which re-established the desert's Native American tribes' right to open and maintain gaming palaces, the boom has begun. Slot machines are changing, card games are changing and a whole new big-time gaming is emerging. Author Tennesen, one of Southern California's prominent experts on Indian affairs, studies the new developments.

Group Destination PlannerVery often, visitors will so enjoy their trips to the desert that they want to bring their co-workers back for a convention or meeting. Here is the scoop on all of the major local hotels, meeting spaces and attractions that make this area of the country such a draw for successful conventions.

Desert Guide Edited by Donna Curran.
Throw away all of those other supposed "guides."
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The Official 2000 Skins Game Program

Once again, the most popular televised golf special event features local favorite and last year's champ Fred Couples fighting off the challenge by Sergio Garcia, Colin Montgomerie and Vijay Singh.

Fred Waring: Radio Days

By Virginia Waring. Orchestra leader Fred Waring (maybe you've driven on the street named for him?) took his group, the Pennsylvanians, all over the known world to perform. But he really entered unknown territory when he brought them into the medium of radio.

Simply Merv-y and Cybill Liberties

Photography by Charles William Bush. Behind the scenes at a recent Palm Springs Life photo shoot.

The New Alexanders

By Jean Penn. Photography by Doug Park. In the 1960s, the Alexander brothers built some of the most interesting homes in Palm Springs. Today, Dennis Cunningham is developing communities using many of the same techniques.
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