FEATURES Delivering on Measure J - With one building down, revitalization moves forward almost a year since Palm Springs voters approved a sales tax increase. By Lynn Lieu. Soaring Success - From private jets to upgrades at Palm Springs International Airport, the desert’s travel-by-air industry grows. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Jules Moore. Shining Achievement - Sunnylands garners great reviews and stimulates ideas to address challenges. By Janice Kleinschmidt. A Lesson for the Future - Everybody can learn from the decision to demolish a classic modern building designed by Donald Wexler at Palm Springs High School — and the ill-fated effort to save it. By Katie Mills. A Bunch of Enthusiasim - Fred Garbutt aims to make the International Banana Museum more fun than a barrel of monkeys. By Janice Kleinschmidt. Photography by Mark Davidson. ON THE COVER: Illustration by Carlos Aponte. DEPARTMENTS Editor’s Letter - Progress signals a brighter future. By Steven Biller. Psst! - Wang’s new desserts, DJ Z-Trip, biking style, and more. By J. Everette Perry Cameo - Artist Tim Shockley. By Steven Biller. Photography by Chris Miller/Imagine Imagery Real Estate - Home prices rise, inventory shrinks as Coachella Valley real estate begins to recover. By Vic Cooper and Mike McDonald. Intelligencer - A flexible Jack Nicklaus course, the “Ultra” touch at the movies, and more. The Social Life - Parties, openings, fundraisers, and other events. By Gloria Greer Horoscope - Everyone benefits when Saturn shifts. By Sherryl Nova. SPECIAL SECTIONS Coachella Valley Vision - How to invest, grow, and thrive in business in Greater Palm Springs. Edited by Steven Biller McCallum Theatre Program - The season begins at the desert’s premier performing arts venue. Edited by Janice Kleinschmidt.
Desert Guide - Where to stay, play, and eat in the Greater Palm Springs area. Edited by Mona de Crinis.