James Dean raced in Palm Springs, Bakersfield, and Santa Barbara from March through May 1955, until Warner Bros. prohibited its rising star from further stints behind the wheel.
In 2002, David Webb left Michigan for California — in part, to live in a state that had legalized the medicinal use of cannabis. Three years ago, when the pain and tingling of his neuropathy had subsided, he stopped smoking marijuana. Now he’s in the right state for business reasons. Under the company name Pot Rocks, Webb and a partner
Homeowners typically hire an architect before lining up a designer to select the interior finishes and furnishings. After all, the foundation, walls, and roof need to be built first. Interior designer Randy Patton’s clients diverged from that course for their custom home at The Reserve in Indian Wells. “They felt we would be very much involved in all aspects,” says
ARCHITECTURE Lovers of irony should appreciate Dennis Yares pointing out that the first house to be built over the past 25 years in Palm Springs’ Southridge neighborhood sits on the hillside perch of the community’s original sales office. The gallery owner and his wife, Molly, hired Lance O’Donnell’s O2 Architecture to create on their lot “an environment where art and
Two stark homes prove that a minimal pop of color is all you need to invigorate a space. Ossie Saguil describes the former state of his 1960s-built Seven Lakes Country Club condo as a “fairly nondescript rental” awash in beige. When he and Craig Mann purchased it, they ditched the beige tiles in favor of slate and painted the walls
Two years ago, this Chino Canyon house reeked so badly that Duane Smith and Stefane Barbeau’s real estate agent immediately turned around and walked out. He told them it was a teardown. But the native Canadian house-hunters saw beyond the odor, the odd layout, and the whitewash finish hiding the wood ceiling. “There was something really intriguing about the windows,
For almost a century, dreamers and innovators from agriculture to architecture have come to Greater Palm Springs to realize their brightest ideas.
When Louis Vuitton debuted its 2016 women’s cruise collection in Palm Springs, the resulting impact went far beyond anyone’s expectations.
“The Indian Wells Tennis Garden facility is second to none outside the Majors,” tennis star Jim Courier says. “The year it came into being was a moment where the bar was raised for other tournaments around the world.”
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway brings the mountain to the people