December 1974

Regular Features
18Publisher's Letter
22Comment: An Open Line For Psl Readers
28Sandscript: Palms Are Crossed With Silver On Golden Palm Canyon Drive
30Psl Informant: Facts For Observation And Speculation
38Around Town: Club Openings, Social & Cultural Activities Launch New Season
63Lifestyle: Vibrations Of Femininity
66Fashion: Cast A Golden Glow During The Holiday Season
76Art: Robert Wood: Special Exhibit Of Serigraphs, Paintings, At Aaron Brothers
84Art: Gallery Scene: Variety Of Exhibits In Local Art Centers
97Palm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go, What To Do
133Villager Revisited: This Holiday Month 19 And 20 Years Ago
150Raising A Racquet: New Pro, Movie, Tennis Academy Make News
152My L.a.: From Christmas Music To Belly Dancers; Or Maybe Just A Drive Around Town
154Books And Authors: Gift Books 1974 Something Deluxe For Everyone
158Films: Lerner & Loewe's "little Prince" Offsets The Blahs Of Other Releases
162Stocks: Steady, There; Apply The Prudent Man's Rule
169Real Estate Bazaar: For Land's Sake
170Shopper's Bazaar: For Gifts And Personal Pleasure
172Astrological Forecast: December's Destinies
Special Interest
78Peter Piening: A Nationally Recognized Artist Who Lives The Life Of A Recluse
81Art As An Investment: Keep The Faith And Know Your Dealer
85Creative Christmas Shopping: Want A $2 Million Estate... Or Would You Settle For A Wooden Spoon?
88Gift Guide: Finest Offerings In The Desert Empire
92Hanukkah: Sing "tradition" The Festival Of Lights Is Shining
95Bulgari: How It Became The World's Most Elegant Jewel Salon
134Archbishop Clavel: After Self-imposed Exile, Panamanian Returns Home To Champion The Poor
137Harry Oliver's Christmas Stories: Tall Tales From The "desert Rat Scrapbook"
140Rose Bowl History: Pig Chases And Chariot Races Until Someone Thought Of Football
144San Francisco Restaurant Guide: Some Of The Bay Area's Best Eateries

ABOUT THE COVER: Excitement increases as the holidays approach, and wardrobes to match the mood of celebration are being planned. Our cover girl casts a pure holiday glow in hostess pajamas of liquid satin, sheltered by a gold and silver jeweled jacket. (From I. Magnin. For more festive fashions, see pages 66 through 71. Photo by Teke.


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