July 1976

Regular Features
8Publisher's Letter
10Comment: An Open Line For Psl Readers
12Sandscript: The Making Of A Bicentennial Loser
16Psl Informant: Facts For Observation, Speculation
18Around Town: A Bicentennial Salute And Other Lavish Parties
28Dolly's People: Del Mar And The San Diego Social Scene
44The Gourmet Gossip: Bread-baking For Jazzy Luncheons Or Company Dinners
46My L.a.: Music, Theater, Art, Plus The Big Motocross And Bicentennial Bits
49Palm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go, What To Do
81Gallery Scene: Variety Of Exhibits In Local Art Centers
82Fashion: Celebrate The Summer
84Lifestyle: The Case For Pampered Womanhood
85Books & Authors: An Interview With Josh Logan, Plus Variety Of Reviews
87Celebrity Circuit: An Interview With Shirley Maclaine No Holds Barred
93Real Estate Bazaar: For Land's Sake
95Shoppers Bazaar: For Gifts And Personal Pleasure
Special Interest
33Joshua Tree National Monument: A View Of 500 Million Years Ago
38Rock Climbing: The Where, Why And How Of It
43Idyllwild Bluegrass Invitational: Seventeen Bands, 5,000 Fans
90Soccer's Future Stars: Palm Springs Youth Teams Kick Their Way Into The U.s. Soccer Boom

ABOUT THE COVER: Exquisite blossoms of the prickly pear cactus, photographed in the Cholla Cactus Gardens of Pinto Basin, Joshua Tree National Monument. Evidence of one of the earliest cultures known in North America Pinto Man, dating back perhaps 20,000 years has been found in the basin. For story on the monument, see page 33. Cover photo by Gary Gray.

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