August 1965

9Where To Go
12Palm Springs: village Grows Into Cityhood
23Indio Spruces Up: Valley's Oldest City Meets Change
30Desert Hot Springs: sleeper Seeks Resort Status
33Coachella Upswing: A City Free Of Debt
34Palm Desert Boom: City-to-be Attracts Permanent Residents
44Valley Satellites: Thousand Palms
44Valley Satellites: North Palm Springs
45Valley Satellites: Yucca Valley
49Valley Satellites: Cathedral City
51Valley Satellites: Rancho Mirage
55Valley Satellites: Bermuda Dunes
55Valley Satellites: La Quinta
58Valley Satellites: Thermal, Mecca
60Coachella Valley Agriculture: Desert Blooms; Who Will Harvest?
68The Salton Sea: From Salt Mine To Top Recreation Spot
72Aviation: New Projects 'on The Wing'
19Palm Springs Aerial Tramway: One-way Future . . . Up!

ABOUT THE COVER: Tempera rendering is by Robert D. Nichols, Palm Springs Life art director. Mr. Nichols is a graduate of Chouinard Art School, Institute of the Arts, in Los Angeles. Prior to his affiliation with Palm Springs Life he served as a commercial artist in a variety of fields, including major California department stores and newspapers. He is a native Californian. Mr. Nichols and his wife are Palm Springs residents.

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