February 1996

In Four Sections
Articles
43The House He Lived In: Longtime Desert Aficionado Jim Pattison Has Bought The Sinatra Compound, Lock Stock And Barrel. And, Yes, He's Leaving It Mostly His Way. Includes First-ever Photos Inside The Home/ By Arthur Lyons
50The Desert's Most Eligible Singles: A Dozen Of The Best Catches Meet, Mingle And Introduce Themselves. Also Includes A Follow-up On Most Of The Singles Featured In Past Issues/ By Allene Arthur
Articles
60Parting Shots: Arnold Palmer And Jack Nicklaus May Have Played Their Last Professional Round Together This Past December. Makes You Think.../ By Murray Olderman
Special Sections
PD1-PD60Palm Desert Magazine: The City Described As A "municipal Phenomenon" Publishes Its Own Magazine, Included In This Issue. Read Why And How Palm Desert Has Become The Leading-edge City.
FS1-FS40The Eighth Annual Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament Program: Major Celebrities From Show Business, Sports And Industry Come To The Desert This Month To Play For Frank And Barbara Sinatra's Charities, The Barbara Sinatra Children's Center At Eisenhower Medical Center And Desert Hospital. This Is The Official Program For The Star-studded Event.
DG1-DG60Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: All Of The Attractions, Events, Restaurants, Shopping And Adventure In The Coachella Valley For February. The Place Is Hopping/ Edited By Donna Curran
Special Advertising Features
65Gallery Scene
83Shoppers Bazaar
Departments
17Around Town: Gossip You Won't See Anywhere Else; Club Golf News; Fashion Coverage For Days, And Directions To The Interior Design And Home Decorating Show At The Convention Center.
35Hank Stokes' Valley Observer: Just Because February Is The Month With Valentine's Day In It, Don't Expect Stokes To Go All Soft And Mushy On Us
70Social Calendar
71Desert Stars: The Smiling Faces Of The Desert In The Limelight... And Loving It/ By E. Thomasine Griggs
84Astrology With Joyce Jillson: Written Expressly For Our Readers.

ABOUT THE COVER: Palm Springs Life joins the rest of the world in wishing Frank Sinatra a happy 80th birthday. Meet the new residents of the Sinatra desert compound on page 43, and read about Ol' Blue Eyes' good works in the desert on page FS14 of the tournament program. Photograph from the Bettmann Archive. Photo of Barbara and Frank Sinatra courtesy of Scoop Marketing.

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