December 1972

Regular Features
18Publisher's Letter
22Comment: An Open Line For Psl Readers
32Sandscript: tis The Season To Be Jolly
37Psl Informant: Facts For Observation, Speculation
42Around Town: Just For Happy Openers, Can Hysteria Be Far Behind?
70Fashion: Knockout Gift Suggestions For Those Who Have Everything
72Art: Gallery Scene: Variety Of Exhibits In Local Art Centers
77Art: O.e.l. Graves: First Showing Of Late Artist's Indian Series At Obergfel Gallery
79Art: William Blackman: Seascapes Exhibited By Aaron Bros.
1APalm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go, What To Do
138Close-up: Karen Fowler, Howard Haddock, Lou Kusserow
147Films: Theater Dramatists Beat Out The Screenwriters On Two Fine Films
152Travel: Tourism Comes To The Holy Land
161Out Of The Fog: Christmas Scenes In San Francisco
163Books In Review: Special Books For Special Gift-giving
165Golf Tips For Gals: Getting In Shape For The Links
166The Villager Revisited: A Nostalgic Look At Yesteryear In Palm Springs
170On The Greens: Everything You've Always Wanted To Know About Golf... But.. .
180Shoppers Bazaar: For Gifts And Personal Pleasure
182Cartoons: Rovinsky's Palm Springs
183Astrological Forecast: Delving Into December's Divinations
Special Interest
88Holiday Shopping On The Desert: Goodies For People-pampering
102They're Painting Their Way To Freedom: At Vacaville, Convicts Turn To Fine Arts
140The Beauty Business: You Don't Have To Be Pretty But It Helps

ABOUT THE COVER: In keeping with the gay spirit of holiday time. Mrs. Gerald Spinner, gracious Palm Springs hostess noted for her exquisite taste and the easy elegance of her apparel, chooses a solid red wool crepe gown by Norman Norell. from I. Magnin, and jewels from Laykin et Cie. Set in 18 kt. yellow gold are the diamond and emerald clip, diamond rings, diamond flexible bracelet (right wrist). Diamond and emerald earrings and the one wide and two single-row diamond bangle bracelets (with the look of one bracelet as worn here, left wrist) are of 14 kt. yellow gold. Photography by Gerhard W. Julius.


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