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Selling the Kaufmann House

The next owner of desert modernism’s Richard Neutra-designed crown jewel will need about $20 million and, as previous stewards attest, a passion for preservation.

Kent Black Current PSL, Modernism, Real Estate

The next owner of the Kaufmann House in Palm Springs will need $20 million and, as previous stewards attest, a passion for preservation.

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The Art of Sound

Matthew Rotunda’s new listening room on El Paseo draws serious music lovers into the rarified world of hi-fi systems.

Kent Black Current PSL, Shopping

Matthew Rotunda’s new listening room draws serious music lovers into the world of hi-fi systems at Pitch Perfect Audio in Palm Desert.

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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.

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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.