October 1981

Regular Features
41Publisher's Letter: A Year Of Change And Growth / By Milton W. Jones
42Comment: Our Readers Have Their Say
44Informant: News, Tips And Other Tidbits
137Palm Springs Guide: The Month Around Town
226Ask Eliot Janeway: An Expert's Economic Tips
232Gallery Scene: Local Exhibits Of Note
233Tax Talk: Wise Words On Selling A Home / By Howard Gordon
236Stocks: The Best Compounded Returns / By Justin & Robert Mamis
238Estates & Properties: Fine Places To Live
240Shoppers Bazaar: An Imaginative List
Special Interest
49Annual Report: A Year In Review / By Alex Yaron
52City Profiles: Past Progress And New Directions
88What's Happening: Our Annual Valley Housing Survey
97Convention & Visitors Bureau: The People Who Promote Our Town / By Mary Hutchinson
101Economic Forecast: Experts Look Into The Future / By Bill Casper
113What Do Valley Jobs Pay?: A Look At Local Salaries
114Sand Campuses: Higher Education In The Desert / By Sharon Apfelbaum
117The Miracle Shrub: The Many Uses Of Jojoba / By Anne Phillips
121Silicon Castles In The Sand: A Spectacular Land Sale / By Sheila Grattan
125Get Along Desert Doggies: The Joys Of Raising Longhorns / By Sharon Apfelbaum
129Desert Hospital: First Class Health Care / By Bob Vivian
193Showroom At The Top: The James Callahan Style / By Bill Casper
209The Tell-tale Heart: An Exceptional Team Of Specialists / By Sharon Apfelbaum
218The Canadians Are Coming! The Canadians Are Coming!: The Dollars Now Flow South / By Helena Zukowski
223Small Is Beautiful: A Look At Private Airports / By Eleanor Wagner & Paul Zalis

ABOUT THE COVER: President Ronald Reagan's long-range economic recovery program appears to have pitted the business community and the building industry against one another as Dick Arthur, Palm Springs Savings and Loan president, and John Wessman, Wessman Construction Co. president, demonstrate. Photo by Sidney Noles.

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