December 1993

In Two Sections
28Sophia: A Life On Film / By Mary Anne Pinkston
34Has Santa Got Just The Fragrance For You: New Scents To Send You / By Patti Covello Pietschmann
37Holiday Gift Guide: Shopping Discoveries
41The Poinsettia: Putting The Bloom In Your Holidays / By Juddi Morris
44Good Wreath! Desert Designers Deck The Halls / By Linda J. Barkman
46Desert Dreams: The Art Of Maynard Dixon / By Barbara Mcalpine
48Desert Town Hall '94: George Bush, Larry King, Terry Waite And Zbigniew Brzezinski Speak At Stouffer Esmeralda Resort By Linda J. Barkman
49Fashion: Monterey/carmel: How The Best Of The West Is Worn / By Sue Barton
Special Section
1-56 DG 93Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide / By Donna Curran
6Editor's Note: Blessings Of The Season / By Jamie Lee Pricer
12Comment: Lights, Camera, Take Action
15Frontlines: Psl Informant: Can P.s. Regional Airport Compete? Theater Of The Air. O'donnell House Sold.
24Frontlines: What's Hot: Tips For New Year's / By Mary Anne Pinkston
20Frontlines: Closeup: Dolores Hope, Lee Meriwether / By Linda J. Barkman
26Frontlines: Season's Readings: New Books From Desert Authors / By Linda J. Barkman
57Gallery Scene: Exhibits And Featured Artists
61The Valley Observer: The Mayor Merry-go-round / By Hank Stokes
64Social Calendar: By Linda J. Barkman
65Around Town: Trini Lopez Celebrity Golf And More / By Linda J. Barkman
70The Villager Revisited: The Heydays And Playdays Of Our Desert Empire / By Jill Borak
71Shoppers Bazaar: Gifts And Great Notions
72Starstruck: No Solitaire For Sagittaire: The World On A String Of Pearls / By Paris Troy

ABOUT THE COVER: The classic beauty, Sophia Loren, is the Palm Springs International Film Festival's 1994 Desert Palm Lifetime Achievement Award honoree. Story, page 28. Hair and make-up by Richard Dalton for Clairol. Wardrobe by Nolan Miller. Photography 1993, Carl Furuta.

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