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.

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2013/14 Best of the Best

2013/14 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
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Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest

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