August 1974

Regular Features
14Publisher's Letter
16Comment: An Open Line For Psl Readers
19Sandscript: Notes On A Hot August Day
20Psl Informant: Facts For Observation And Speculation
22Around Town: The Summer Perspective
32Lifestyle: Revitalizing The Total Woman
46My L.a.: Potpourri Of Things To Do, Hear, See And View
49Palm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go, What To Do
73Gallery Scene: Variety Of Exhibits In Local Art Centers
80Fashion: Leisure Apparel For Spa Lifestyle
82Films: The Pleasures Of 'chinatown' And 'jazz On A Summer's Day'
84Books: 'facing The Facts Of Death' And Notable Summer Reading
91Real Estate Bazaar: For Land's Sake
92Villager Revisited: The Stars Who Came To Play In 1950
94Shoppers Bazaar: For Gifts And Personal Pleasure
Special Interest
34Santa Barbara: A Thriving Contemporary Community Graced With Spanish Heritage
37Peter Fairchild: Noted Artist And Socialite Now A Santa Barbara Hotelman
40Casa Dorinda: The Halcyon Days Of A Famed Montecito Estate
44Who Loves Santa Barbara? Everybody Who Is Anybody
74The Spa Life: The Road To Better Health Leads To Southern California Spas
77Palm Springs Spa: From Bubbling Pool To World's Most Beautiful Bath House
78Nature's Backyard Spas: Dozens Of Hot Wells In Lower Coachella Valley
88Dog Obedience: Canines Learn The Lessons Of Life

ABOUT THE COVER: What better way to spend a warm August day than by languishing around an elegant swimming pool. Photographer J. Richard Forbes found the epitome for Diane Quick at beautiful Southridge overlooking Palm Springs. Setting is the home of the late Arthur Elrod.

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