December 1990

Features
70Michele Lee: Leading Lady Speaks Out / By Linda J. Barkman
75The Turnoff Story
77It's A Wrap: Desert Designers Present A Fine Package / By Linda J. Barkman
80Tempting Tablesettings: A Feast For The Eyes / By Linda J. Barkman
92American Gothic: A Midwesterner's Eye View Of California / By Tim Howard Mcdonell
96Hotel Seiyo Ginza: High-tone Tokyo / By Paul Lasley And Elizabeth Harryman
97Fashion In Monterey: North Coast Couture
153Splendor On The Coast: The Romantic West Coast Of Mexico / By Paul Lasley And Elizabeth Harryman
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41Fashionable El Paseo
65Shopping Discoveries
84Holiday Fare: Honeybaked Ham
86Interior Design: Suzanne Watkins Pulli
Departments
22Editor's Note: Glory To The Silent Angels / By Jamie Lee Pricer
24Comment: Boffo Beverly Hills
26Informant: News From The Business Front
30What's Hot: Everything New Under The Sun / By Mary Anne Pinkston
34Closeups: Quotable Notables / By Linda J. Barkman
89Gallery Scene: The Art Mart
105Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: Holiday Happenings / By Donna Curran
155Ride & Drive: Mercedes-benz Crashes The Safety Barrier / By Tom Bonsall
159Around Town: Rodeo Days And Jolie Celebrations / By Linda J. Barkman
171Psl Perspective: Reverse Mortgages: Feathering Your Retirement Nest / By Ray Mungo
172Palm Springs Villager Revisited: The Heydays And Playdays Of The Desert Empire / By Jill Borak
174Shoppers Bazaar: Gifts And Great Notions
176Starstruck: Sagittarius Solitaire Sets The World On Fire / By Paris Troy

ABOUT THE COVER: Leading lady Michele Lee by Bruno Gaget. Related story page 70.

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