April 1993

In Two Sections - 35th Anniversary Issue
89Palm Springs Villager Revisited: The Heydays And Playdays Of Our Desert Empire / By Jill Borak
93Oldies But Goodies: Desert Businesses Still Going Strong / By Catharine L. Gelman
99Survivors And Thrivers
100Fast Forward: What Locals Leaders See For The Future / By Linda J. Barkman
104The Price Of Spuds Through The Years: Cost Comparisons From 1958 To 2028 / By Mary Anne Pinkston
109Fashion: Swimsuit Recollection: A Fifties Fashion Flashback / By Linda J. Barkman
116Grassroots Venture: Mission Hills: Homeowners Battle Government For Ownership / By Murray Olderman
Special Section
1 DG-64 DG Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide / By Donna Curran
Special Advertising Features
17Steve Chase Associates Interior Design
49Sunterrace Luxury Homes
81Arthur Coleman Photography
118Interior Design: Mirada Interiors
122Art: Bill Arms' Art Etc. Gallery
65Editor's Note: The Hunt For Thirty-five / By Jamie Lee Pricer
66Comment: Spring Things
70Psl Informant: Desert News Roundup
74What's Hot: Everything New Under The Sun / By Mary Anne Pinkston
76Closeup: Quotable Notables / By Linda J. Barkman
106Ride & Drive: The Year 1958 Brought The Edsel, Car Buffs, And A Dilemma For Detroit / By Thomas E. Bonsall
121Gallery Gatherings: The Art Of Being Social
124Gallery Scene: Exhibits And Featured Artists
129The Valley Observer: Eye On The Desert / By Hank Stokes
134Social Calendar: The Desert's Top Doings
135Around Town: Frank Sinatra's Fifth Invite And More / By Linda J. Barkman
143Shoppers Bazaar: Gifts And Great Notions
144Starstruck: Aries: My Favorite Martian

About the Cover: "Congratulations Palm Springs Life with all my heart" extends cover girl Eva Gabor. I'm holding your first issue - a few little pages - and look what you've become!" Why she loves Palm Springs: "It's Shangri-la. When you make that turn around the mountain it's another world, magicland." Her remembrance of things past: "My first date in Palm Springs. It was with Cary Grant, when he walked me back to my tiny little place at the Racquet Club, like a true gentleman he took my key and unlatched the door. Then by mistake he put the key in his pocket and left. I barricaded the door with furniture; it never occurred to me that he might return. It's just like a teenager from Europe to be that dumb." Hair: Camyl Belanger.Make-up: P.K. Burke. Automobile courtesy of Ron W. Spindler. Photography by Charles Bush, 1993.

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