October 1983

Regular Features
26Publisher's Letter: Looking Toward New Horizons / By Milton W. Jones
30Comment: Our Readers Speak To Us
34Psl Informant: Tidbits Of Tasty Talk
94Estates And Properties
115Stocks: On Overstaying The Stock Market / By Robert Mamis
117Tax Talk: The 'flat Tax' Nears / By Howard Gordon, Cpa
119Palm Springs Life's Guide: The Season Is Upon Us / By Jill Borak
215Gallery Scene: Viewing The Pretty Pictures
217Around Town: Scenes From The Summer Past / By Rosemary Cox
229Shopper's Bazaar: Things You'll Want This Fall
Special Interest
37The Region's Fearless Leaders: A Photograph Of Diplomacy And Conflicting Schedules / By Steve Delsohn
38The Annual Report: An Active Year In Review / By Lynn Burns Smith
41City Profiles: Palm Springs / By Sharon Apfelbaum
49City Profiles: Yucca Valley And The Morongo Basin / By C.j. Tranofsky
53City Profiles: Desert Hot Springs / By C.j. Tranofsky
56City Profiles: Cathedral City / By Barbara Taylor
59City Profiles: Rancho Mirage / By Lynn Burns Smith
63City Profiles: Palm Desert / By Jonathan Randolph
67City Profiles: Indian Wells / By Jonathan Randolph
71City Profiles: Bermuda Dunes / By Joseph Rule
75City Profiles: La Quinta / By Joseph Rule
79City Profiles: Indio / By Jonathan Randolph
84City Profiles: Coachella / By Bob Van Eyken
95Eyesful Of Medical Magic: Cataract Surgery Is Almost A Breeze / By Allison Hartford
105The Coachella Valley's Industrial Outlook: Cities Act To Encourage Profitability / By Lynn Burns Smith
109The Palm Desert Town Center: "hi" Signs From The Hahns And Others / By Steve Delsohn
112Happy Anniversary To The Tram: 'crocker's Folly' Reigns As A Thing Of Wonder / By Linda Vivian
175Cruise '84: A Special Travel Section

ABOUT THE COVER: It's hard to find a more photogenic group than our region's 10 mayors, don't you agree? From left (front row), thehonorables are Frank Bogert, Palm Springs; Toni Taylor, Yucca Valley; Bill Wilson, Rancho Mirage; Rodger Harlow, Indio; RomeoPuluqui, Palm Desert; Harry Krings, Cathedral City; (back row) Manuel Rios, Coachella; Bob Baier, La Quinta; Bill Gibson, Desert HotSprings; Frank Chilson, Indian Wells. Cover photograph by Sidney Noles. See story page 37.


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