October 1984

Special Interest
65The Annual Report: While L.a. Slumps, Desert Communities Boom / By W.h. Bowart
67City Profiles: Palm Springs / By Sharon Apfelbaum
74City Profiles: The Morongo Basin / By W.h. Bowart
78City Profiles: Desert Hot Springs / By Patricia Curry
81City Profiles: Cathedral City / By A.j. Alvarez
84City Profiles: Rancho Mirage / By Lynn Burns Smith
92City Profiles: Palm Desert / By Jonathan Randolph
96City Profiles: Indian Wells / By Lenord Christensen
100City Profiles: Bermuda Dunes / By Lenord Christensen
102City Profiles: La Quinta / By Sharon Apfelbaum
105City Profiles: Indio / By Jonathan Randolph
110City Profiles: Coachella / By Bob Van Eyken
113On The Sunny Side Of The State: Tourist Dollars Are Relentlessly Pursued / By Lynns Burns Smith
115Behind The Big Fence: Desert Fashion Plaza Leads Palm Springs' Fabulous Future / By Margo Fox
119Airport'84: The Sky's The Limit For Its Growth / By Helen Hunt With W.h. Bowar
121Soccer To You Look Out, Killer Tomatoes! / By Sharon Apfelbaum
123Give Us A Drc/cvb: Six Cities Get A New Cheering Squad / By Margo Fox
125Business Loves Art: A Tale Of Beauty And The Office Beasts / By Janice Lyle
185Cruise '84-'85: A Special Travel Section For Lots Of Smooth Sailing
219An Early Bird Known As Woim: Sidney Kibrick Reflects On Life Yesterday And Today / By W.h. Bowart
Regular Features
38Publisher's Letter: Readers, Select Your Favorite Restaurant! / By Milton W. Jones
42Comment: And Now, A Word From Our Readers
46The Sporting Life: Winning With Malapropisms / By Steve Delsohn
53Psl Informant And Business News: Who's Doing What, With Which And Whom
58Closeups: People With Interesting Stories
129Palm Springs Life's Guide: A Very Handy Handbook On Where To Go, And What To Do / By Patricia Curry
217Gallery Scene: Art Works On Display
223Books & Authors: A Jewish Chronicle By Birmingham / By Roy Newquist
225Tax Talk: Much New 'complexification' / By Howard Gordon, Cpa
227Stocks: This Month's Market News / By Robert A. Mamis
229Around Town: An Evening With Julio By Jill Borak, Plus The Local Scene / By Pamela Bieri
297Shopper's Bazaar: Wonderful Things To Buy

ABOUT THE COVER: The Coachella Valley building boom continues. Photographed at the 38th Street dunes are Palm Springs locals John Curry (left) and John Cockrell. Equipment courtesy of Johnson & Kunkel Construction Inc. of Cathedral City. Cover photography by Arthur Coleman.


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