40 Love

The BNP Paribas Open maintains its courtship of players and fans

Janice Kleinschmidt. Tennis 0 Comments

“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.”

Where’s Crocker?

Steve Nichols recalls that his father, Culver Nichols, was on the first or second car on the tramway’s opening day.

Janice Kleinschmidt. History 0 Comments

Steve Nichols recalls that his father, Culver Nichols, was on the first or second car on the tramway’s opening day.

Modern (Family) Man

Sitcom star Jesse Tyler Ferguson stands tall for gay rights

Janice Kleinschmidt. Arts & Entertainment 0 Comments

Attendees at the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards on Feb. 9 should take particular note of host Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s bow tie. In November, the Modern Family star and his fiance, Justin Mikita, launched their collection of silk bow ties at TheTieBar.com, with all proceeds benefiting gay rights charities.

A Case for Creativity

Web-based show gets artists talking

Janice Kleinschmidt. Arts & Entertainment 0 Comments

Since November 2011, Angela Romeo and videographer/editor Steve Tanguy have filmed interviews with almost 100 artists in the Coachella Valley and other Southern California cities, San Francisco, and Arizona. She posts the 30-minute documentaries every two weeks on Vimeo and YouTube.