March 1996

In Two Sections
54The Troubles With Doubles: As The Newsweek Champions Cup Comes To Town, With Its Emphasis On The Glamorous Singles Players, Let Us Pay Homage To Those Like Mark Woodforde Who Play Tennis The Way Most Spectators Do With A Partner/ By Murray Olderman
67The California Cure: A Guide To The New Ultra Spas: A Noted Spa Journalist Looks At The Chicest And The Ritziest Spas In The Golden State. Turn Off Your Mind, Relax And Float Downstream/ By Pamela Price Lechtman
48A Sonny Day: Our Washington Bureau Chief Follows Hizzoner Around For A Day, Revealing A Hardworking And Sensible Congressman/ By Ellen Paris
58At Home In Rancho Mirage: An Interior Designer From Seattle Faces The Challenges Of Sunlight In These Beautiful Photographs By The Late Great Vaughan/ Photography By John Vaughan
Special Sections
DG1-DG60Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: For The Umpteenth Year In A Row, Psl Provides Visitors And Residents Alike The Most Complete Look At Desert Attractions, Events, Restaurants, Galleries, Courts And Courses In The Valley. The Only Truly Reliable Guide/ Edited By Donna Curran
Special Advertising Features
80Gallery Scene
95Shoppers Bazaar
29Around Town: Whoever Said That Service Is A Lost Art Hasn't Read This Month's Lead Story In Around Town. Also: The Chilling Story Of Lpga Pro Muffin Spencer-devlin.
43Hank Stokes' Valley Observer: Stokes Comes In Like A Lion And Goes Out Like A Cheetah.
85Desert Stars: The Social Whirlwind Continues Apace. Say "cheese"/ By E. Thomasine Griggs
93Social Calendar
96Astrology With Joyce Jillson: The Only Horoscope In The Desert Created Exclusively For Desert Residents. Makes A Difference.

ABOUT THE COVER: Photographer Tom Wolfe of Sacramento struggles to get Congressman Sonny Bono to settle down long enough to pose for photographs. As you can see, Washington agrees with our former mayor. The story begins on page 48.


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