March 1995

54What A Riot: How The 1986 Easter Weekend In Palm Springs Became The Spring Break To End All Spring Breaks. Literally. Also: A Look Ahead To The City Fathers' Latest Attempt To Bring Crowds Back Into Town - Sunfest '95/ History By Frank Russell
65Trailblazers In Trailblazing: The Desert Riders: The Desert Riders Created Most Of The Horse, Hiking And Jeep Trails Through This Part Of The Desert, Carefully Nurturing The Canyons So Everyone Could Enjoy Them. And They Even Threw In Breakfast. Ms. Patten Explores The Riders' Remarkably Glamorous History/ By Carolyn Patten
44Legacy Home Furnishings
46Nugent's Interiors
48Southwest Marble & Tile
50Vivant Interiors
74Gallery Scene
90Shoppers Bazaar
Special Sections
1-84DSHThe 1995 Desert Showcase House Program: The Leading Interior And Landscape Designers Of Southern California Combine Their Talents To Create A Masterpiece. Psl Readers Get The First Look And All The Inside Information On This Historical Tour, Sponsored By Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary And The American Society Of Interior Designers.
1-64DGPalm Springs Life's Desert Guide: By Donna Curran
21Around Town: Memories Of Cover Girl Dinah Shore; Upcoming World-class Sporting Events; A Local Interior Designer Goes For Broke.
35Hank Stokes' Valley Observer: Whatever It Is Stokes Says This Month To Tick You Off, We Apologize Already.
81Desert Stars: Social Butterflies, D-day Celebrants And A Whole Page Of Buddy Rogers! By Marilyn Visel
91Social Calendar
92Astrology With Joyce Jillson: This Isn't Some All-purpose Newspaper Syndicated Column. No, Miss Jillson Follows The Stars Expressly For Psl Readers.

ABOUT THE COVER: Interior designer Jeffrey Jones works himself into a frenzy finishing his design space for the 1995 Desert Showcase House. For more about this busy designer, see page 24. Photo by Arthur Coleman.

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The Desert Riders

The Desert Riders

For 64 years, members of this exclusive group have ridden off into the sunrise. But a change is on the horizon.
They are the true royalty of Palm Springs. Each Tuesday morning they emerge from the desert dawn, dressed in tailored riding pants and the customary — and not incidentally, custom-made — cambray shirts, set off by heavy silver collar points.
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