August 1986

Special Interest
23Wonderful Water: The Liquid Of Life
26Beachfront Property: The Greenhouse Effect In Palm Springs / By George Wilson
29The Legends Of Lake Cahuilla: The Ancient Area Of The Salton Sink / By W.h. Bowart
33Some Like It Hot: Thermal Springs Of The Desert / By Rebecca Kurtz
35Without Water: There Would Be No Palm Springs / By Ron Baetz
37How Green Is Our Valley?: Residential Water Conservation / By Eric A. Johnson
Regular Features
10Editor's Note: Water World / By W.h. Bowart
14Comment: Red-hot Letter Days
16Psl Informant: News On The Business Front
18Closeups: Quotable Notables
41Wardrobe: Catch A Wave At Oasis Waterpark / By Arthur Coleman With Maggi Miller
48Gallery Scene: Summertime Palettes
49Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: August Angels Schedule And Much More / By Donna Curran
81Around Town: One For The Gifford / By Pamela Bieri
95Shoppers Bazaar: The Very Best
96Starstruck: Lionize Your Leo / By A. Kalid Rah

ABOUT THE COVER: Gail Smith models Too Hot Brazil's sparkle plenty maillot, available at Bea Dyke Swimwear, Rancho Mirage. Flowers courtesy of Palm Springs Flower Connection, Cathedral City. Photographed at the Oasis Waterpark. Palm Springs, by Arthur Coleman.

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