August 1984

Regular Features
10Publisher's Letter: August Flies High / By Milton W. Jones
14Comment: Psl Readers Have Their Say
17Perspective: From Desert Hot Springs To La Quinta / By Sharon Apfelbaum
18The Sporting Life: A Hometown Hero / By Steve Delsohn
21Business: Timely Business News And Tidbits
26Closeups: Interesting Folks You'll Want To Know
41Fashion: Unabashed Fashions For The Fall / By Maggi Miller And Teke
48Gallery Scene: Art Works On Exhibit
49Palm Springs Life's Guide: The Town's Only Handy Handbook / By Jill Borak
83Books & Authors: Summertime Books Really Cook / By Roy Newquist
85Tax Talk: Traveling Deductions / By Howard Gordon, Cpa
87Stocks: Disposable Diapers Sure, . . . But Companies? / By Robert A. Mamis
891Around Town: Shooting Stars And Moonlit Nights / By Jill Borak And Patricia Curry
96Shopper's Bazaar: The Shopping Scene
Special Interest
29Come Fly With Me: Up, Up And Away In Many Ways / By Patricia L. Curry
33In Search Of The Right Stuff: An Adventure On The Edge / By David Christian With W.h. Bowart
37Magnificent Men & Flying Machines: Aviation Lovers / By Walter H. Bowart
81The Million Dollar Apartment: Everything's Possible In Fabulous New York

ABOUT THE COVER: Palm Springs architect David Christian poses in front of a VF24 just before becoming one of the first civilians to ride in a Navy fighter plane at Miramar Naval Base. With him is Lt. Steve Petroski, the pilot accompanying Christian on his maiden flight. An edge-of-your-seat adventure, read more about it on page 33. Photography by Steve Simpson.

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