trump

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.

highway 74

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.

The Sex Lives of Dates

The Sex Lives of Dates

How a love-struck Midwesterner made sweet blondes and brunettes a Coachella Valley icon — and a loyalist of me.

Kent Black Current PSL, Restaurants

Dates are an almost perfect food. Rich in vitamins and minerals, its high sugar content is a potent source of energy.

french fries

Want Fries With That?

Potatoes and tomatoes traveled parallel paths through history. 
When they met up, the result was pure gold.

Kent Black Current PSL, Restaurants

Whatever you call them — french fries, Belgian fries, chips — few foods elicit such strong opinions, even passion, as does this simple fried vegetable.

Jeff Taylor

Equality in Aging

A patient becomes an advocate for people living, and aging, with HIV.

Kent Black Health & Wellness

As more people live long and happy lives with HIV, a Palm Springs man is encouraging healthcare strategies to keep people healty and vital.