October 2006

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Focus on the Coachella Valley

Focus on the Coachella Valley

Steady as we grow
Experts: The “maturing, more sophisticated, more diverse” desert proves again that retail follows rooftops and that tourism contributes more to the local economy than old measurements had reported.
Eastward Ho!

Eastward Ho!

Development moves to Coachella, Indio, and La Quinta — as land disappears
In today’s Coachella Valley, the rush is east, where land is plentiful and rapidly rising in price and real estate developments are the new gold mines.
Detours: Los Cabos

Detours: Los Cabos

A desert by the sea, Los Cabos boasts a dry, subtropical climate with bright days.
40 Under 40

40 Under 40

On a hot, but no less festive August evening, our editors and sizable photography crew converged on Viceroy Palm Springs to meet the Coachella Valley’s new generation of movers and shapers.
Wheels - Maserati GranSport V8

Wheels - Maserati GranSport V8

The superfast Maserati GranSport V8 impresses in sharp Italian style.
Reporting for Duty - k.d. Lang

Reporting for Duty - k.d. Lang

k.d. Lang champions the arts, charity, and freedom en route to her Palm Springs performance.
Rear View - Defending the Past

Rear View - Defending the Past

Think of it as wabi sabi in the desert
If were introducing a column on personalized ringtones or celebrity baby fashions, I’d need no justification.
A Study in Success

A Study in Success

Richard Heckmann sets an example for MBA students at his enterprising new school in Palm Desert.
Art in Focus

Art in Focus

Contemporary photography prevails in the season opener at Modern Masters Fine Art
First takes

First takes

Here is a sampling of the 61 machines replicated by Italian artisans for The Da Vinci Experience:
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Monthly letters we recieved from our readers.
Intelligencer

Intelligencer

Two Coachella Valley spas — Hyatt Grand Champions Resort & Spa in Indian Wells and Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa in Desert Hot Springs — made it into the third edition of 100 Best Spas of the World (The Globe Pequot Press, 2006).
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