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Palm Springs (Riverside, California)

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  • 4.9 Magnitude Quake Rattles Southern California

    4.9 Magnitude Quake Rattles Southern California
    BORREGO SPRINGS-- A magnitude 4.9 earthquake struck south of the Palm Springs area Saturday, and rattled areas as far away as San Diego and Riverside Counties. The quake was recorded 15 miles northwest of Borrego Springs, and 29 miles south of Palm...
  • 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...
  • California visitor bureaus

    This list of visitor offices was provided largely by the California Division of Tourism in Sacramento. It was edited for space. More information: (800) 862-2543, http://www.visitcalifornia.com . Amador County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau, (800)...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....