August 1998

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Raven Maniacs
The local scavenging blackbirds turn out to be responsible parents and onogamous lovers. And yet their predatory habits haven't made them many friends in the desert. Get upfront and personal with this new bird population that is muscling its way into our eco-system and read about the consequences of the fowl's staying power.

Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide
Editor Donna Curran has compiled this most trustworthy guide to all of the events and attractions in the desert, relied on monthly by those not in the know but who are eager to find out.

Articles

A Sexy History of the Palm Springs Swimsuit (Forty years of sun, fun, and very few visible tan lines )

For years, this was the desert's real dress code: Bathing suit required. What else would you suspect from an area where the sun shines 360 days a year? Take a nostalgic trip through the PLS archives as we reminisce about the swim suits that helped put Palm Springs on the map.

About The Cover:

What could be morerelaxing on a hot August day than this beautiful cover by Arthur Coleman, takenin 1993 at the opening of the Oasis Waterpark in Palm Springs? We'd say morebut, hey, we're beat.

Love Letters in the Sand

For years this was the desert's real dress code: Bathing suit required. What else would you expect from an area where the sun shine 350 days a year? Take a nostalgic trip through the PSL archives as we reminisce about the swimsuits that have put Palm Springs on the map. Running the gamut from scantily-clad movie stars to those unknowns you wish you knew better, this photo feature is a keeper.
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