October 1989

38The State Of Real Estate: The Desert's Red-hot Decade / By Rodger L. Hardy
43Forward Motion: Ron Birtcher On Planning The Valley's Future / By Herb Pasik
49Stats And Status Of Our Nine Desert Cities
74First-class Fashion: Traveling In Style / By Denise Padgett
81Vip Vintage: A Vintage Home With Classic Style / By Linda J. Barkman
97Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: The Handy Handbook Of Desert Happenings / By Donna Curran
210Ride And Drive: Mercedes Vs. Cadillac As King Of The Road / By Thomas E. Bonsall
213Mayors' Roundtable: One Brief, Shining Meeting With The Mayors / By Jamie Lee Pricer
Special Sections
65Airport 1990: Palm Springs Regional Airport Goes First Class
86Inventive Interiors: Interior Design On The Desert
161National Ladies Club Championship The Complete Program
25Editor's Note: Something New
26Comment: The Unkindest Cut...
29Psl Informant: News From The Business Front
32Closeups: Quotable Notables / By Linda J. Barkman
34What's Hot: Everything New Under The Sun / By Mary Anne Pinkston
201Psl Perspectives: High-speed Trains, Trash Troubles And More
226Gallery Scene: Art, Artists And Exhibits
217Around Town: A New Look / By Linda J. Barkman
228Shoppers Bazaar: Gifts And Great Notions
232Starstruck: Libra At Liberty / By Paris Troy

ABOUT THE COVER: An exclusive VIP home at The Vintage Club, Indian Wells. Built by I.W. Construction Co. Architectural and Interior Design by Diane Johnson Design; Photography by Arthur Coleman. See related story, page 85.


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