October 1980

Regular Features
32Publisher's Letter: Some Amazing Statistics
34Comment: The Readers Write
38Psl Informant: News, Rumors And Other Tidbits
121Palm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go, What To Do
211Stocks: Inflation At The Top
214Tax Talk: New Federal And State Estate Laws
217Astrological Forecast: Good Opportunity For Libras
220Gallery Scene: Exhibits At Local Galleries
221Estates & Properties: A Great Way To Live
224Shoppers Bazaar: For Gifts And Personal Pleasure
Special Interest
45Annual Reports: The Desert Empire In Review
80There Is No Place Like Home: Comprehensive Coachella Valley Housing Survey
89Convention & Visitors Bureau: A Continuing Promotional Effort
97Beautiful Buildings: Rewarding Architectural Excellence
103A Grand Hotel: Sheraton Plaza Provides A Major Boost
107Tv Or Not Tv? "how Much Tv?" Is A Better Question.
112Ring-a-ding: General Telephone Spends $27 Million On Improvements
119The Weather Watcher: You Can't Fool Aerial Tramway Computer
181Pride Of The Marines: Twentynine Palms Base Has Tremendous Impact
189Running On Empty: Alternate Energy Experimenters Try Everything
203Health Is Wealth: Major Medical Facilities Expand
Home And Garden
208Lifestyle Q&a: Steve Chase Globe-trotting Interior Designer

ABOUT THE COVER: The desert continues its rapid growth, keeping construction workers (and models like Lori Shibley, posing as a construction worker) busy. Photo by Sidney H. Noles.

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Steve (Stephen) Chase Q&A on Lifestyle

Steve (Stephen) Chase Q&A on Lifestyle

Slender and tanned, prematurely gray at age 38, interior designer Stephen Chase has already received a generous share of international recognition. His work has won numerous design awards and appears frequently in publications like "Architectural Digest."
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