February 1986

Special Interest
46Grand Prix Tennis: Goodbye La Quinta, Hello Grand Champions! / By Linda Pentz
49The Courtside Carson: A Quick Match With Johnny Carson, Master Of Repartee / By W. H. Bowart
52Charles Pasarell: Grand Champion's Champion / By W. H. Bowart
56Home & Garden: Upward Tranquility: Lifestyle Of A Marketing Giant / By Carolyn Patten
60Home & Garden: The Fairest Of Them All: Indio Date & La Quinta Arts Festivals / By Jill Borak & Al Bine
65Home & Garden: Garden En Garde: Plant Those Posies Now / By Eric A. Johnson
68Home & Garden: The Greatest Hardware Store In The World: Alan Ladd Of Palm Springs, Of Course / By Marjorie Warner Macon,
71Palm Desert Magazine: Our Annual Salute To The City Of The Chic
179Chamber Opera Society: Poor Little Rich Girl Of Desert Charities / By Donna Curran
Regular Features
28Editor's Note: Tennis, Everyone! / By W.h. Bowart
32Comment: Valentine Beaus & Arrows
36Psl Informant: A Road Pic On Bob Hope & Frank Sinatra Drives?
40Closeups: Quotable Notables
180Gallery Scene: The Desert Art World
182Fine Transitions: The Art Of Harry Wysocki / By Skip Press
185Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: The Pilot Pen Classic, Date Festival And More / By Donna Curran
249Off Wall Street: Trends And Tribulations On The Western Front / By Tom Allen
255Point Of View: If The Richest Man In The World Gave You A Valentine . . . / By Frederick Heider
257The Books & Authors: Don't Count The Calories Cookbooks With Bite / By Roy Newquist
259Around Town: Ol' Blue Eyes Is Back / By Pamela Bieri
274Shoppers Bazaar: Valentine Gifts
276Starstruck: The Non-aging Aquarius/by A. Kalid Rah

ABOUT THE COVER: Johnny Carson takes to the courts once more with La Quinta Hotel tennis pros Brooke Trabert (left) and Jackie Cooper. Photography by Joseph Pronobis. (Related story page 49.)

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