December 1966

Departments
4Publisher's Letter
6Comment
16Where To Go
20Dining In With Mrs. William Bendix
22Dining Out
26Thorne In The Side By Will Thorne
43Art: Keith Ward
45Art: James Clutter
47On The Greens By Dick Hyland
51Golf Tip Of The Month By Bud Porter
62December Calendar
64At The Movies
Features
24Aerosquadron: A 'first' By Joan Pease
40One-way: Drivers See Red By Phil Stone
25Coachella Valley Boys Club By Dorothy Watson
28Holidays Spark Season By Pat Phillips Oliver
Special Interest
55Airport Terminal Dedication
58The Birth Of A Fountain

ABOUT THE COVER: The beauty and charm of nightlife on the desert during the holidays is exemplified by the colorfully lighted grounds of the Tennis Club, one of the area's many beautiful private clubs that welcome the season with a whirl of social activities. Photography by Bill Anderson.

Articles

The Birth of a Fountain

The Birth of a Fountain

A Mexican father, a pioneer godmother and a staff of desert midwives brought the airport terminal's new "baby" into existence.
A Mexican father, a pioneer godmother and a staff of desert midwives brought the airport terminal's new "baby" into existence.
Merry Christmas and Bon Appetit

Merry Christmas and Bon Appetit

Palm Springs Life goes Christmas recipe shopping on the desert and finds everything from cactus juice cocktails to stuffed artichokes.
Stuffed roast turkey, plum pudding, fruit cake — these are the traditional food for Christmas dinner and whose delightful odors emanate from every kitchen about this time of year.
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