Can just one image sum up 40 years of extraordinary publishing ? We didn’t think so, either. We asked Palm Springs computer artist Hal lester (last seen in the October 1997 issue) to weave some of our more famous covers into an in-your-face celebration. He chose this 3-D imagery, a way to look forward and backward at the same time.
Palm Springs Life’s exciting 40th Anniversary Year
includes a special keepsake photography issue in April of 1998. Don’t miss our definitive photo history of Hollywood at play, a gallery of our most cherished covers from Bob Hope to Sharon Stone plus society photos, stunning historical homes and fashion from the 50’s to the 90’s.
You Saw It In Palm Springs Life
Take a nostalgic trip through four decades of ultra lifestyle. We’ve culled
some of the best photos, most relevant stories and proudest moments and created a mosaic we hope stirs memories.
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Sand castles? That’s just the start of the real estate opportunities available here in the Coachella Valley. From castles and condos to estates and compounds, the desert’s living standard is still among the world’s highest. And getting higher. But hurry; the availabilities are dwindling fast.
Fore! For One!
by Murray Olderman. Photography by John Henebry. Multimillionaire Tim Blixseth is building his very own 18-hole golf course in Rancho Mirage. (Ambassador Annenberg’s course has only nine holes – sorry.) Take a good look, folks. This is the last time the public will see it.
As we continue our celebration of Palm Springs Life’s 40th anniversary, we’re continuing to look through the archives. Come relive the glorious history of desert interior design.
Palm Springs Life’s Guide to
The desert is rapidly becoming ther retirement capital for the affluent. Here’s a rundown on how to make these your best years yet. Includes stories about the good professional advisors in the area and opportunities to volunteer, a big
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That’s Dr. Henry Randazzo of Desert Dunes Animal Hospitol with his 15-year-old polo pony Macanudo (“good boy” in Spanish). Randazzo joins a roster of other local vets who generously posed with their favorite animals.
Pets of The Vets -Meet the Happiest Critters in the Desert.
To the dogs, cats, horses, birds, turtles, goats, and lizards of the valley, being owned by one of the area’s veterinarians is equivalent of winning the lottery!
Vets & Their Pets by Maryann Mott
Ms. Mott is the former publisher and editor of Desert Pet News. For this article she interviewed many of the desert’s top veterinarians. Her conclusion? A pet with a vet for an owner has it as good as it gets. Includes sidebar withlatest facts and figures about the American pet population from the American Veterinary Medical Association. (Predictably, dogs still rule in popularity but there’s surprising research here, too.)