December 1982

Regular Features
34Publisher's Letter: A Message For Christmas / By Milton W. Jones
36Comment: What The Readers Think
38Sandscript: Searching For The Impossible Dream / By Bob Vivian
40Psl Informant: Who Is Doing What Around Town
44Closeups: Short Visits With People Of Note
63Fashion: Christmas Glitter With Dynasty Superstar Joan Collins / By Maggi Miller & Teke
89Palm Springs Life Guide: Things To Do, People To See / By Jill Borak
153Books & Authors: Saroyan's Last Rites And Others / By Roy Newquist
157Tax Talk: Tax Planning For The Year-end / By Howard Gordon
159Stocks: Checking Out A Bull Market / By Robert A. Mamis
161Around Town: A Whirlwind Of Parties / By Rosemary Cox
181Estates & Properties: Homes To Consider
182Shoppers Bazaar: Some Helpful Hints For Holiday Shopping
Special Interest
49The Top 50: Chosen With Care, Psl's Pick Of The Season's Gifts
57The Truest Thing In The World: A Moment To Reflect On The Meaning Of Christmas / By Harry Reasoner
58Food For The Holidays: Different Treats For The Holiday Menu / By Barbara Lawrence
61Christmas: Traditions Of The Season: Some Of The Legends Behind The Customs / By Jill Borak
74Twelve Intimate Holiday Gifts: Special Gifts For Special People
81Christmas On The Road: Pity The Poor Athlete Away From Home / By Steve Delsohn
83Move Over France: A Visit With A California Winemaker / By Gary Morgenstein

ABOUT THE COVER: Beautiful Dynasty star Joan Collins lends a snap and crackle to sparkling fashions for the desert holiday season. Photography by Teke.


Palm Springs Life

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Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
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