October 2002

Alaska and Back for Less than $21’
Hang on: The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is about to turn 40!

Waiting for the Rating
The desert’s new CBS affiliate turns up the competition for TV viewers.

SPECIAL SECTIONS:
AtHome
Five designers share their fresh ideas for the new season. Three Bighorn homes win Golden Nugget Awards. Plus: Infinity pools and our comprehensive annual design guide.

Articles

Lessons in Teamwork

A new university campus symbolizes unprecedented cooperation between public and private institutions. By Keith Bush. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.

In with the New

Three new architectural projects — the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, the Palm Desert Amphitheater and the dual-purpose Performing Arts building — challenge the desert’s mid-century sensibilities. By Janice Kleinschmidt.

Driving the Economy

The auto dealers of the Coachella Valley work hard to keep our hard-earned dollars in the desert. By Roxanne Jones. Photography by Ethan Kaminsky.
Palm Springs Life

Promotions + Contests

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

90 Days of Summer Romantic Palm Springs Getaway 2014

Experience the beauty, romance and excitement of the Palm Springs area when you enter to be the lucky winner of this romantic couple’s getaway
90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

90 DAYS OF SUMMER Instagram Contest 2014

Win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!

Win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!

Each month, a first place winner will be selected to win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!And, each month, three additional runners up will be selected to win a wonderful Palm Springs area Dining certificate!
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.
Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

Enter your “Cutest Pet” photo in the Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest. Online users will be able to like the Cutest Pet photos from six (6) categories.