At a sleek house in the Historic Tennis Club neighborhood of Palm Springs, the chefs are introduced through other senses instead. It’s all about scent and sound. Walk up the driveway, and you already know who’s inside. There’s the discordant clang of pans pulled from shelves. The shimmy and whistle of a simmering pot. Knives making contact with cutting boards.
In 1978, Navy jets ran practice drills over the area. They missed their target at a bombing range near the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center and accidentally dropped 32 live bombs — 500 pounds each — on Wonder Valley. Maybe that’s why some people say Wonder Valley is a last resort. When everything else ends, this could
I’m a person who juggles multiple jobs and deadlines, spending entire days bathed in the glow of my laptop computer. I also have a curious, mischievous toddler who constructs ramps to climb over baby gates. All of this is to say I am an anxious person with a body that contains more knots than a slab of pine. These are
Think of an Alexander home as a flawless cake — elegant, clean, and simple. Best of all, it’s a versatile foundation for many kinds of frosting. During the late 1950s and ’60s, the Alexander Construction Company built more than 2,000 of its Alexander homes in the Palm Springs area. Similar in floor plan but with a variety of rooflines, they
The Coachella Valley was shaped, sustained, and reinvented by women, which is celebrated with the 2016 Women in Business program, a Palm Springs Life event.
Clive Wright’s house, perched in the rocky hills above Joshua Tree National Park, doubles as his music production business, Desert Sky Studios.
This ‘best of’ list fulfills its premise, but mostly it’s about passing along a tasty morsel in the Coachella Valley that might be overlooked.
Every Saturday during the May-through-October rock-climbing season, Joshua Tree National Park hosts a pop-up coffee klatsch called Climbers Coffee.
Angela Meade knows what the word opera evokes in many people, because she once made that association, too.
Farming advocate Margit Chiriaco Rusche’s vision is to use the Coachella Valley to grow support for local agriculture and cultivate the next generation of California farmers.