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Palm Springs (Riverside, California)

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  • Vegas-like mirages in the desert

    Vegas-like mirages in the desert
    I peeled a $100 bill out of my wallet and fed it into the dollar slot machine as my two new friends, Shauna and Jennifer, looked on. First spin, and the machine gave me $5. "Wow," said Shauna, who was wearing impossibly low hip-huggers. "You won!" "You...
  • Probe details Hollinger 'looting'

    Describing Hollinger International Inc. as a "corporate kleptocracy," independent investigators accused the company's top two former executives of looting the firm and lambasted its high-profile board of directors for allowing unparalleled business...
  • Mister Parker's

    Mister Parker's
    We rush in, late, through the tall orange doors, past the suits of armor standing sentry in front of the bathrooms, barely taking in the spangled Moroccan cushions on the sofas, the oversized lamps and the stacked art and architecture tomes in the...
  • Mountain eatery with a touch of soul

    Mountain eatery with a touch of soul
    Back in the day (and it was a long time ago) when Southern Californians took Sunday pleasure drives, there were cherished restaurants in places such as Laguna Beach and Lake Arrowhead that were a great excuse for an excursion. Café Aroma in Idyllwild is a...
  • Staking claim to a new bohemia

    Staking claim to a new bohemia
    A cold, insistent wind twirls about the high desert sands of Joshua Tree, pushing through doorways, penetrating layers of wool and leather and whipping errant strands of hair across the face. Up a remote twist of uneven, cleft-ridden dirt roads made more...
  • Modernism, take 2: tweaking the cliché

    When people think of Palm Springs, says Mark Davis, owner of the city's first store devoted to midcentury Modernism, they picture a butterfly roof house, a rock fireplace, the classic 1956 Eames lounge chair, the Nelson bubble lamps. What they no...
  • What were they thinking?

    Urban sprawl is an L.A. concept. We should've trademarked it. Supersized housing? Ditto. Forget the scant skylines of downtown, Century City and the few pockets of verticality scattered about, the architecture of Los Angeles lies low and long. An...
  • Looking back on futuristic design

    Every bit as exuberant as it sounds, Googie — a form of architecture that takes its name from an actual trio of midcentury L.A. coffee shops — is often dismissed as roadside American kitsch. In this thoroughly researched and handsomely...
  • Gov. Vetoes Same-Sex Marriage Bill

    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger refused to legalize same-sex marriage or raise the minimum wage in a flurry of vetoes Thursday that killed a spate of Democratic-backed labor and consumer protection bills. On a day when the governor rejected 52 bills, he...
  • California tourist and visitor bureaus

    California tourist and visitor bureaus
    This list of visitor offices was provided largely by the California Division of Tourism. It was edited for space. More information: (800) 862-2543, http://www.visitcalifornia.com . Amador County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, (800) 649-4988, fax...
  • Hot Breath Of War In Mojave

    In the Mojave Desert of California, somewhere between Palm Springs and nowhere, is an Iraqi village built for the U.S. Marine Corps. An Iraqi flag jerks in the desert wind above neighborhoods where people in traditional Arab dress walk the dirt streets....