November 2011

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psst! — The Right Combination

psst! — The Right Combination

This month, Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert will start teaching kids how to crack a safe.
November 2011 Horoscope

November 2011 Horoscope

Banking on Yourself May Lead to Growth
Pluto and Jupiter make this autumn a time of potential growth for anyone designing a system of material security.
STYLE — Perpetually Yours

STYLE — Perpetually Yours

Rolex’s new Everose line makes a lasting impression
Pulled from the frigid waters of the English Channel after swimming 10 hours, Mercedes Gleitze lay paralyzed with exhaustion. In contrast, the Rolex watch she wore around her neck suffered no ill effects from exposure or duration of the trip.
psst! — Where the Wild Things Are

psst! — Where the Wild Things Are

Among about 200 accredited zoos nationwide, fewer than a dozen have taken part in initiatives to put animals back in the wild, The Living Desert Zoo and Botanical Garden is among that minority.
psst! — A Stitch in Time

psst! — A Stitch in Time

Palm Springs Art Museum looks to the community to save Native American baskets
Palm Springs Art Museum’s Adopt-a-Basket program opens the door for the community to help save Native American basketry.
WINE — Petroni - Peak of Perfection

WINE — Petroni - Peak of Perfection

A Sonoma Vineyard makes the most of its hilltop setting
The “Cucina Toscana” features a wine cellar that has been recognized by Wine Spectator among “America’s Top 100 Wine Lists.” The more than 500 wines in the restaurant’s wine cellar include, of course, Petroni Vineyards wines.
Function & Flair

Function & Flair

Designers raise the bar on kitchen design by combining the latest in color, cabinetry, and appliances
There’s a reason that even the most lavish house parties often ebb and flow in and out of the kitchen.
WEALTH — Help for the Helpers

WEALTH — Help for the Helpers

Small donations make a big difference as charities receive fewer major gifts
When the going gets tough, the tough get going. Charitable organizations heed this proverb with great fervor as the unemployment rate remains high, stock markets swing, and the economy teeters.
Editor's Note

Editor's Note

Thank You, Jackie Lee
The “Guardian Angel of the Desert” has gone, leaving us to carry on her singular mission: to continually help improve the lives of desert residents and organizations in need.
Betting on Bighorn

Betting on Bighorn

Investor and philanthropist R.D. Hubbard leads by example in the Palm Desert golf club where he resides
A self-admitted risk taker and wizard at turning the impossible into the probable, Depression-raised Hubbard sees much in life as a gamble — but only on his terms, which have proven widely profitable.
CAMEO — Been to the Spa Lately, Rianna Riego?

CAMEO — Been to the Spa Lately, Rianna Riego?

American Spa magazine’s 2011 Reader’s Picks just named Rianna Riego among the top five “Favorite Spa Consultants” (she also made the 2010 list).
The True Janet Jackson

The True Janet Jackson

One of Billboard magazine’s “All-Time Top Artists” takes an intimate approach with her book and tour
In her book, True You, Janet Jackson reveals that she has suffered from insecurity about her body and that she began her musical career only reluctantly. Clearly, the Jackson persona belies the person inside.
Champions of Charity

Champions of Charity

These philanthropic women give time, love, and money to help children in need
When Barbara Sinatra, Nelda Linsk, and Helene Galen launched the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center 25 years ago, they infused star power into a deep, dark issue: child abuse. They saw the children that others overlooked and vowed to comfort and heal their wounded spirits.
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