October 2013

Articles

New Attitude

New Attitude

Back on tour with his Sunshine Band, KC enjoys relaxing time out with his desert friends
Harry Wayne Casey, aka KC, founder of KC and the Sunshine Band, lives like a rock star in the desert — but without the star trappings.
October 2013 Horoscope

October 2013 Horoscope

Tension between established structure and the need for change permeates our lives, and we must deal with this energy. We are called to put out fires in our personal environment.
Equal Marriage

Equal Marriage

Same-sex couples should consider their financial status in the wake of DOMA’s demise
Since the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act same-sex couples should tend to important financial details that will have long-ranging effects.
A Healthy Outcome at El Mirador

A Healthy Outcome at El Mirador

The former Palm Springs glamour spot lives on as Desert Regional Medical Center
El Mirador Hotel opened its doors on New Year’s Eve, 1928, and quickly became a hot spot for Hollywood stars and the corporate elite.
Flying High at PSP

Flying High at PSP

Palm Springs International Airport brings the world to the desert
It began as a single dirt runway in the 1920s, grew and changed with the city of Palm Springs, and now thrives as a chic, tourist-friendly airport with international connections.
The Do-Gooders

The Do-Gooders

In their business and personal lives, Jim Burba and Bob Hayes stand out by standing up to help others
In their business and personal lives, Jim Burba and Bob Hayes stand out by standing up to help others
What’s in a Glass

What’s in a Glass

A calculated meeting of beauty and function
The pokal glass that holds your Samuel Adams Imperial Pilsner is a great advertising vehicle with a scientific purpose.
Executive Dining

Executive Dining

Chef Eric Wadlund says cooking for President Obama was a career highlight
Chef Eric Wadlund says cooking for President Obama and China President Xi at The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands in Rancho Mirage was a career highlight
Eerie Beauty

Eerie Beauty

The Mountain Fire instilled fear and wonder in the desert valley
July 16, 2013, the second day of the Mountain Fire, photographer Millicent Harvey posted herself at Bogert Trail, near the Indian Canyons in South Palm Springs.
Cool Blue

Cool Blue

This timepiece was made for men of luxury and adventure
Less a time-telling tool than an accessory of cool, a man’s wristwatch remains a style essential, conveying sophistication, adventure, and lifestyle.
Eating by the Book

Eating by the Book

J.J. Virgin says you can feel healthier by eating a diet of nonprocessed foods
J.J. Virgin is enjoying the success of The Virgin Diet. A “what not to eat” guide that hit The New York Times bestseller list when published in 2012.
Pioneers & Influencers

Pioneers & Influencers

Meet the visionaries who shaped the history — and future — of Palm Springs
Palm Springs attracts important people like desert shade draws roadrunners on a scorching day. It’s always been that way.
Daryl’s Web

Daryl’s Web

Actress-turned-activist Daryl Hannah has a call to action for the Southern California energy summit
Daryl Hannah brings her passion to the podium Oct. 4 as the keynote speaker at the Southern California Energy Summit at Palm Springs Convention Center.
Land of Plenty

Land of Plenty

The vast farmlands of the Coachella Valley pack economic muscle — and a beautiful attractive for residents and visitors
Morning in the east valley is a sight to stir the weariest traveler. Yet most visitors miss the pageant, as do locals.
Up With Value

Up With Value

Prices increase with demand for Coachella Valley homes
Housing continues strong recovery throughout the Coachella Valley. The median price per square foot had risen 23 percent over last year.
Palm Springs Life

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Cartoon Caption Contest

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