October 1988

Features
32The State Of Real Estate: Hitting The Buyer's Hot Button / By Rodger L. Hardy
37Desert Digs: Rock-bottom Prices Bring New Homeowners To The Fore / By Rodger L. Hardy
52Interior Design Trends: Mauves, Grays, Warm And Nubby / By David Lansing
58The Light Choice: Less Is Definitely More In Interior Lighting / By Anne Framroze
82Art Features: Ramona Rowley & Manuel De Arce: A Celebration Of Nature / By Sharon Apfelbaum
84Art Features: Juhani Palmu At Ashkenazy Galleries: Painting The Soul Of Finland / By Sharon Apfelbaum
94Fashion: Legends: Luxe Resortwear At La Quinta Country Club / By Anne Framroze
100Fashion Italian-style: The It Designers Of Italy / By Margo Lawrence Michaels
169Hitting Pay Sand: What Do Desert Jobs Pay? / By Catherine Rips
173The Mayors: A Roundtable Review With Our Nine City Leaders / By Rebecca Kurtz
177The Cities: An Update On Valley Trends / By Mike Nelson
Special Sections
48J. F. Temple Development: Masters And Mavericks Of Building / By Meg Waters
105Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: The Season's Scintillating Events / By Donna Curran
193Coachella Magazine: A Complete Roundup Of The Up-and-coming City / By Catherine Rips
Departments
14Editor's Note: City Progress / By Rebecca Kurtz
16Comment: Raves For Eva And Author Arthur
18Psl Informant: Taxing Times Are Here Again
22Closeup: Quotable Notables
24What's Hot: Everything New Cinder The Sun / By Mary Anne Pinkston
86Gallery Scene: Art And Artists
209Travelines: Planes, Trains And Automobiles / By Jerry Hulse
211Sportslife: Polo: A Quick Game Of Chukkers / By Murray Olderman
213Around Town: Valle Padrinos, Vegas In The Desert And Psl At 30 / By Linda J. Barkman
227Kpsl Program Guide: Radio 1010 Am, 101.1 Fm Cable Selections
236Shoppers Bazaar: October Occasions To Shop
240Starstruck: The Loves Of Libra/by Paris Troy

ABOUT OUR COVER: The home pictured is one of two commissioned by the Marriott Corporation for The Estates at Desert Springs, a residential enclave of 34 custom homesites on the grounds of Marriott's Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert. Design by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Taliesin West of Scottsdale, Arizona. Interior design by Color Design Art, Pacific Palisades, California. Builder: Strother Construction Company, Palm Desert. Photography by Arthur Coleman.

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