June 1994

In Two Sections
FSG2Financial Services Guide: Home Offices & Charities: How To Take These Popular, But Tricky, Irs Deductions/ By Gavin Murphy
FSG4Financial Services Guide: Cash, Check Or Plastic? Cash Is Going The Way Of The Model T As Plastic Increasingly Becomes The Favored Medium Of Exchange/ By Cliff Mcgoon
FSG7Financial Services Guide: Services You Can Bank On: How Desert Banks Keep Up With Customers' Needs/ By Deann Lubell
FSG9, FSG18Financial Services Guide: Listings
20Celebrity Pools: Ever Imagine Elvis Presley Lounging Around A Swimming Pool? We Can't Furnish 'the King," But We Can Show You His Favorite Palm Springs Swimming Hole, Along With Those Of A Handful Of Other Famous Desert Residents/ By Linda J. Barkman
24Hot Weather Pool Prep: Tips On How To Avoid The Summertime Blues, Er, Greens, When Your Pool Looks Like Lime Jello.
32Fashion Sources
33The Rose Of The Desert: Distinctive Designs, Colors And Textures Create A Strong Tradition Of Southwestern Style In Fashions From New Mexico/ By Catherine Butler
49New Mexico's Four Directions: An Introduction To This Diverse State/ By Catherine Butler
Special Section
1-40DG 94Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide / By Donna Curran
Special Advertising Features
28Expressions In Fine Art
30Marilyn Bendell
FSG10American Savings Bank
FSG12Bank Of America
FSG14Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc.
FSG16Merrill Lynch
6Editor's Note
9Frontlines: Psl Informant: Cod Has The Money Blues, A Crackerjack Fire-works Show In Palm Springs, Bob Hope Classic Drops Pga West But Adds Indian Ridge Country Club, Racial Tension At Palm Springs High School.
14Frontlines: Closeup: Radio Talk Show Hostess Kate Porter And Stock Broker-chess Master Nick Maffeo/ By Linda J. Barkman
18Frontlines: What's Hot: ...in Keeping Your Cool Outside And In The Car/ By Mary Anne Pinkston
25Gallery Gatherings
26Gallery Scene
51The Valley Observer: Meet Palm Springs City Manager Rod Parkins/ By Hank Stokes
55Around Town: Dinner With Dinah, And More By Linda J. Barkman
63Shoppers Bazaar
64The Villager Revisited

ABOUT THE COVER: Photography by Arthur Coleman at College of the Desert; Model, Sarah Glassman; Macintosh PowerBook 170 laptop computer from Computer Gallery, Cathedral City; cellular phone from P.S. Page Me Cellular Phones & Pagers, Cathedral City; Geoffrey Beene glasses from Pearle Vision Express, Palm Desert.


Palm Springs Life

Promotions + Contests

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter to Win A Celebrate Dance Experience!

Enter just once for a chance to win tickets to one of the second annual Palm Desert International Dance Festival performances.