The King and Queen of Palm Springs Modern

Bob and Helene Alexander helped transform what was a sleepy, exclusive enclave into a vibrant, more inclusive city

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Sunday, Nov. 14, 1965: a day when modern architecture was not yet time-stamped “midcentury” and “the Alexanders” referred not to houses but to the visionary family who built them.

Polo in Paradise

One of the world’s oldest and most patrician of pastimes is alive and well in the Coachella Valley

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Inclusion, not exclusion, defines polo, desert style. With most admissions free, more than 4,000 spectators from every walk of life converge on the local fields each Sunday from January through March.