October 1994

In Two Sections
Annual Desert Progress Edition
Features
22The Desert Empire 1995: The State Of The Cities: Desert Hot Springs/ By Frank Russell
22The Desert Empire 1995: The State Of The Cities: Palm Springs/ By Erika Z. Byrd
23The Desert Empire 1995: The State Of The Cities: Cathedral City/ By Brian Gray
24The Desert Empire 1995: The State Of The Cities: Rancho Mirage/ By Catherine Rips
25The Desert Empire 1995: The State Of The Cities: Palm Desert/ By Catherine Rips
26The Desert Empire 1995: The State Of The Cities: Indian Wells/ By Pamela Bieri
27The Desert Empire 1995: The State Of The Cities: La Quinta/ By Denys Arcuri
28The Desert Empire 1995: The State Of The Cities: Indio/ By Catherine Rips
29The Desert Empire 1995: The State Of The Cities: Coachella/ By Denys Arcuri
30How To Cut Through Government Red Tape: Some Solid Ammunition To Fight City Hall/ By Denys Arcuri
33The Desert Empire 2001: A Wild Look At The Future/ By Michael Tennesen
45The Bionic Desert: New Energy Ideas Are In The Air/ By Michael Tennesen
48Ed Begley Jr.: Earth Angel: The Popular Actor's Commitment To The Ecology, A Palm Springs Life Interview
Special Sections
1-48DGPalm Springs Life's Desert Guide / By Donna Curran
Special Advertising Sections
37The Sunline Transit Agency
53Southern California Edison
62Kplm: Palm Country 106
64Alaska Air Conditioning
66Cockrell Electric/mark Logan Landscape
68Merry Maids
Departments
4Contributors To This Issue
6Comment
15Psl Informant
50Gallery Scene
73Hank Stokes' Valley Observer
78Social Calendar
79Around Town
83Shoppers Bazaar
84The Villager (february 1949)

ABOUT THE COVER: Desert enthusiast Ed Begley Jr. remembers trips to Palm Springs with his father, page 48. Photography by Jim Jordan.

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