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Bombay Beach Gets Lit

A festival and library bring another wave of culture to the resurgent town on the Salton Sea.

Kent Black Arts & Entertainment, Current PSL

Bombay Beach, a post-apocalyptic star of an drawn out disaster with the Salton Sea, is riding a resurgence with a Literary Week set for later in March.

peninsula pastries palm springs

The Rising Action

In the wee hours, the quest for the perfect baguette begins, and there is peace.

Kent Black Current PSL, Restaurants

When Peninsula Pastries Palm Springs opened in 2015 to almost instant success, their business model needed to conform to American expectations.

The Comeback Kid

Beset by injury, Bianca Andreescu is fighting to return to Indian Wells and defend her BNP Paribas Open title.

Kent Black Current PSL, Tennis

Beset by a knee injury, the No. 4 player in the world Bianca Andreescu is fighting to return to Indian Wells and defend her BNP Paribas Open title.

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Desert Dreamers: The Environmentalists

Ninth in an ongoing series about Coachella Valley pioneers, innovators, and leaders throughout history.

Kent Black Current PSL, History

The Desert Dreamers series focuses on a group of dedicated environmentalists who watched over the delicate, ecological balance of the Coachella Valley.

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How Trumped is Our Valley?

Some people love him for the state of the economy and hard line on immigration, while others hate him for creating a climate of divisiveness and fear. But no one in the Coachella Valley is without an opinion about the 45th U.S. president.

Kent Black Current PSL, LGBT, Social Scene

Palm Springs Life assembled a range of opinions on President Donald Trump regarding legislation and other policy decisions important to the desert.

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Highway 74 Revisited

Trekking the coast-to-desert freeway in pursuit of the superbloom, a road-tripping duo marvels at a famous California mission, a theater that hosts the longest-running outdoor play in the United States, and a mysterious spaceship house.

Kent Black Attractions, Current PSL, Day Trips

Trekking the coast-to-desert Highway 74 in pursuit of the superbloom, a road-tripping duo marvels at the sights along the way.

John Isner

Mental

For almost a decade, the world has waited for John Isner to win at Indian Wells or one of the Grand Slams. He may finally put all the pieces together.

Kent Black Current PSL, Tennis

For almost a decade, the world has waited for John Isner to win at Indian Wells or one of the Grand Slams. He may finally put all the pieces together.