March 1999

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Hank Stokes’ Valley Observer
The new tennis stadium comes under scrutiny.

Sexy Convertibles
The 1999 Chevrolet Corvette shows off its ample musculature.

How to make paint from milk. And how to use a cake plate without using cake.

Artful Latitude
by Joyce Sunila.
Meet the Twentynine Palms’ muralists.

Desert Stars
by Janet Newcomb.
Photography by Dan Noyola. Smile!

Club Life
It’s a wonderful life at Bighorn and Morningside.
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Visitors from Outer Space

What could possibly bring eight astronauts down to earth in the desert? It’s not as big a mystery as Area 51.

About The Cover

Senator John Glenn, no worse for wear, is suited up and ready to alight on the desert floor this month. He’s landing to regale a Gala audience about his historic flights in outer space. The details of his appearance, on behalf of Eisenhower Medical Center, appear on page 44. Photo: NASA.

Desert Reincarnation

The desert has become famous for its resale, consignment and antique stores. Here’s the grand tour.

Home Decorating Section

Off To See The Wizard... Photography by David Glomb. Welcome to the former desert home of Frank Morgan, the actor who played the kindly Wizard of Oz. Interior designer Ed Killam has gone over the rainbow in his re-design.

Around Town

Brad Pitt’s recent visit to the desert was supposed to be a big hush-hush secret? Also read about the bighorn sheep’s best friend, how the Newsweek Champions Cup got started and solve the mystery at the corner of Araby and Highway 111.
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