October 2011

Articles

Horoscope -  October 2011

Horoscope - October 2011

Resist Temptations for Later Reward: Progress
Mars and Jupiter square off early this month; and we are tempted to break budgets, diets, and good intentions. A generic transit involves us all. Can we remain stoic for two weeks, resisting premature congratulations and celebration? Like the darkness before the dawn, our last nerve is shot from the long struggle.
The Perfect Landing

The Perfect Landing

Through a family connection, Desert Vintage Realty broker-owner Kay Bastasini landed the listing for a luxury oceanfront villa in the Dominican Republic that was once owned by Mansour Ojjeh, (CEO of TAG Holding Co.
John Lautner’s Windsong

John Lautner’s Windsong

A couple discovers an architecturally significant house above the San Gorgonio Pass and saves it from its surroundings
Beaumont police Chief Pat Smith and his wife, Glo, exhausted the real estate listings in Beaumont, Oak Glen, and Cherry Valley when they decided to check out “that other mountain”: The Highway 243 side of the San Gorgonio Pass, rarely traveled except by those en route to Idyllwild.
Editor's Letter October  2011

Editor's Letter October 2011

Look at us Now!
Success on Tap

Success on Tap

Large spaces, an exhaustive selection of beers, and investor-landlords propelled Yard House founder Steele Platt into business and into the desert
Modern Man

Modern Man

Donald Wexler, an icon in Palm Springs’ midcentury modern architecture, has embraced Spanish architecture for his own new residence. At the age of 85, he became the 100th resident at the Segovia retirement community in Palm Desert.
Kendall Zundell: What’s Your New Vintage?

Kendall Zundell: What’s Your New Vintage?

CAMEO
Many Project Runway wannabes with a sewing machine and a blog think they can start a clothing line, sans schooling, interning, or assisting to gain the chops. So it’s refreshing to learn about Palm Springs native Kendall Zundell, 31
Reap the Wild Wind

Reap the Wild Wind

The San Gorgonio Pass provides a natural corridor for plants, animals, and a forceful current of air and water
The San Gorgonio Pass provides a natural corridor for plants, animals, and a forceful current of air and water
A Trend on the Grow

A Trend on the Grow

Local chefs and foodies adopt and begin to promote the philosophy of sustainable food
Salad choices seldom paralyze your decision-making, but last spring at Sense in Palm Desert, you might have flipped a coin: Sugar Kiss Melon Salad or Roasted Beet Mosaic
A World of Good

A World of Good

Eighth in an eight-part series the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands
When it opens in early 2012, the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands will usher in an era of high-level meetings and public education
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