May 1985

Special Interest
33Desert Real Estate Section:
6ADesert Real Estate Section: The State Of Real Estate / By W.h. Bowart
20ADesert Real Estate Section: Desert Real Estate Map
24ADesert Real Estate Section: 1985 Housing Survey
34ADesert Real Estate Section: Desert Area Multiple Listings
73Kismet: What Do The Fates Have In Store For The Indio Fairgrounds? / By Lynn Burns Smith
77Secrets Of The Irs Revealed! The Plot Against The Affluent Taxpayer / By Thomas Kirby
85Enter The Exotic: A Feast Of Caviar, Escargots Et Al / By Jane Lasky
Regular Features
17Editor's Note: Reflections Of The April Shore / By W.h. Bowart
20Comment: Ken Irwin Of La Mancha Decries The High-rise
24Psl Informant: A Flavorful Scoop On Business
28Closeups: What's Up, Doc? And More
80Wardrobe: A Desert Salute To Mother's Day / By Maggi Miller, Debra Day & Teke
89Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: A Compendium Of Spring Adventures / By Donna Curran
153On Location: Hawaii / By Paul Lasley & Elizabeth Harryman
157Body Talk: Fitness For The Heart / By Jim & Carol Barrett
159The Bottom Line: Who's For The Buyer? In Real Estate It's Caveat Emptor / By Rex Crook
160Picture Perfect: Show Your True Colors The Shades Of Summer Enhance Everywoman / By Virginia Benedict
163Gallery Scene: Desert Galleries Shine In May
164Art Beat: Movies Dead Heat On A Movie-go-round / By Marc Weinberg
167Around Town: The Annenbergs Among The Socialites / By Pamela Bieri
182Shoppers Bazaar: Spring Selections
184Starstruck: You're Having A Better Time Than You Think / By A. Kalid Rah

ABOUT THE COVER: Lovely model Georgeanna strikes a carefree pose in a dress from Beverly, Palm Desert Town Center. Hat from Bullock's. Photographed at The Deauville, Palm Springs, by Brian Maurer.


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