February 1984

Regular Features
26Publisher's Letter: A Word About Tennis And Other Matters / By Milton W. Jones
28Comment: Kind Words And Coronets
30Sandscript: A Greco-american Tragedy / By Bob Vivian
32The Sporting Life: The Depression Era's Queen Of Tennis / By Steve Delsohn
36Psl Informant:hellos And Goodbyes To Desert Friends
38Closeups: A Mayor's Wife, The Man With The Vault And Many Others
179Travel: Weekend Getaways At Ranch And Resort / By Paul Lasley
185Palm Springs Life's Guide: A Listing Of Courts And Lots More Handy Information / By Jill Borak
245Gallery Scene: A Selection Of Artists And Galleries
251Books & Authors: Tops On The Book Lists This Month / By Roy Newquist
253Stocks: Tips And Advice To Start The New Year Right / By Robert Mamis
255Tax Talk: Stalling The Cash Crunch Installment Sales / By Howard Gordon, Cpa
257Around Town: A Love-in For Mary Martin And Other Parties / By Rosemary Cox
270Shopper's Bazaar: A Classy Shopping List
Special Interest
43Hometown Hero: Frank Bogert's Son-in-law Is The Man To Beat At The Congoleum / By W. H. Bowart
45First You Face The Net: Nancy Kiner Teaches As Well As She Plays / By Al Bine
50Ten Top Tennis Tips: Local Pros Share Their Secrets / By Steve Delsohn
53Goodbye, Uncle Charley: A Pictorial Memoir Of Bill Demarest
55Palm Desert Magazine: Our Annual Visit To This Thriving Community
181Highland Springs: A Weekend Getaway To Add To Your List / By Sharon Apfelbaum
182Bear Facts: Even Big Kids Can Hug Teddies These Days / By Lynn Burns Smith
241The Library: The Best Undiscovered Spot In Town / By Sharon Apfelbaum

ABOUT THE COVER: If ever a spot were created for tennis, it's the Coachella Valley and players of all ages flock to courts such as this one at The Tennis Club Resort in Palm Springs. Tennis enthusiasts Melissa Montgomery and Cal Wooldridge improve the look of the game with outfits from the Desert Tennis Boutique In El Paseo Village in Palm Desert. Photography by Brian Maurer


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