October 2008

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Shhh? Are You Kidding?

Shhh? Are You Kidding?

With innovative cultural offerings that include music, cooking, and art, libraries across the desert are attracting eager new members
With innovative cultural offerings that include music, cooking, and art, libraries across the desert are attracting eager new members
Wine - Kicking Up Dust

Wine - Kicking Up Dust

Western states face off in a pinot noir showdown
Dusty fruit sounds like something you'd want to avoid. Yet Paul Bologna, sommelier at Desert Springs JW Marriott Resort & Spa, sings its praises. Well, actually, he sings the praises of Oregon pinot noirs when he describes “dusty fruit” as part of the flavor profile that distinguishes Oregon pinot noirs from California pinot noirs.
Special Advertising Features

Special Advertising Features

Profiles in Leadership - A Celebration of Achievement
Humanity’s potential rests on the substance of its voice. No family, community, or nation will progress without each member having an equal opportunity to create this voice. In the profiles on the following pages, we celebrate the vision and leadership of personalities from different walks of life who represent the best of the Coachella Valley.
Wheels - the Aston Martin DBS

Wheels - the Aston Martin DBS

The Roar of the Road
You can spend a lot of time explaining what the Aston Martin DBS is and what it is not. Yes, it is James Bond’s new car, the most expensive vehicle in its small class (for now), and a little sudden looking. But it’s not the replacement for the aged hero Vanquish, an all-new vehicle, or a street version of the Le Mans-winning DBR9 racer.
State of the Art

State of the Art

On a mission to become great, Palm Springs Art Museum has reappeared in the constellation of Southern California museums
On a mission to become great, Palm Springs Art Museum has reappeared in the constellation of Southern California museums
How Green Is Our Valley

How Green Is Our Valley

A survey of eco-minded initiatives reveals our desert communities’ commitment to sustainable living With about 360 sunny days a year and a mountain pass that funnels wind across the desert, the Coachella Valley should top the lists of wind and solar-powered communities.
Horoscope October 2008

Horoscope October 2008

Truth Lies Ahead
Expect outrageous lies as we approach the last weeks of Pluto in Sagittarius. Since 1994, we have been wading through a cosmic miasma of water and fire, creating a steam of expansive consciousness that often has little contact with reality.
Leaders Of The Pack

Leaders Of The Pack

Women mayors claim the majority in the desert cities.
Nine cities. Five women mayors and two women mayors pro tem. The Coachella Valley’s political landscape defies the odds.
PSST - October 2008

PSST - October 2008

Million Dollar Babies, Reading: An Invaluable Gift, Word Association, and Intelligencer
Palm Springs Real Estate, Mecca School Reading Program, New Books, and Going "Green."
In Store - October 2008

In Store - October 2008

ECO Chic — Cool your spirit by surrounding yourself with reminders of sun-dapples walks and woodsy environs.
ECO Chic — Cool your spirit by surrounding yourself with reminders of sun-dapples walks and woodsy environs.
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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.
2014/15 Best of the Best

2014/15 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.