October 1971

Regular Features
12Publisher's Letter
14Comment: An Open Line For Psl Readers
22Psl Informant: Facts For Observation, Speculation
30Around Town: Royal Winnipeg Ballet Kicks Off Palm Springs Cultural Season
44Food And Drink: Hearty Breads And Sandwich Fillings
46Beauty: After-summer Skin Pampering
57Films: Marvelous Movies And A Bit Of Ho-hum
61Cartoons: Rovinsky's Palm Springs
62Close-up: Profiles Of Roger Denny, Dr. William Jenson, Rozene Moore
64Art: Gallery Scene: Variety Of Exhibits In Art Centers
65 Art: Ilona Von Ronay: Of Magic Wands And Castles And A Retrospective At The Gallery
69Out Of The Fog: Autumn In San Francisco
1A Palm Springs Life Guide: Where To Go, What To Do For Visitors' Convenience
83 Stock Market: The New Economic Game Plan
86Shoppers Bazaar: For Gifts And Personal Pleasure
87Books In Review: Old Tales Retold
88Golf Tips For Gals: Chip, Pitch And Bunker Shots
95Astrological Forecast: October Oracles And Omens
Special Interest
48Off-road Fashions: Revved-up Stylings Tout Carrera International And Westward Ho 200 Races
74Travel: Through The Green Fields Of Erin
91Baseball-celeb Tourney Returns To Palm Springs: Mission Hills Golf And Country Club To Host Oct. 20-23 Event

ABOUT THE COVER: The First Annual Carrera International Off-Road Race (Oct. 7-9) inspired a PSL fashion trek to dune country. Kathy Madlin (left), director of the Oct. 24 Miss Palm Springs Beauty Pageant, and Donna Akroyd, the reigning Miss Palm Springs, wear sassy hot pants from Islamania. Sally Rasmusson (Miss Tramway) sports a wonderful sweater, shirt, belt, pants from Joseph Magnin. Snappy racer, plus other four-wheelers on fashion pages 48-55, courtesy of Palm Springs Dune Buggy Assn. More fashion-affiliated & other news on pages 30-43. Photography by Gary Julius.

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