September 1974

Regular Features
22Publisher's Letter
24Comment: An Open Line For Psl Readers
36Psl Informant: Facts For Observation, Speculation
98Art: Christian Title: A Salute To American Impressionism
100Art: Gallery Scene: Variety Of Exhibits In Local Centers
103Palm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go, What To Do
135Cartoons: Rovinsky's Palm Springs
186Shoppers Bazaar: For Gifts And Personal Pleasure
188Real Estate Bazaar: For Land's Sake
Special Interest
80The Class Of The Class Of '74: Influential Younger People In The Desert Area
88Electronic Media: Tuning In To The Sights And Sounds Of The Coachella Valley
178The Offbeat Harvest: Unusual Crops Find Way Into Florist's Window
184Recycling: Successful Desert Programs Prove Residents' Desire To Preserve Environment
Progress Report
42Palm Springs: Marching Ahead With A Measured Step
49Palm Springs General Plan: A Guide To The Future Growth And Character Of Leading Resort
58Palm Springs Statistics: A Review Of 1973-74
60Convention And Visitors Bureau: Tourism Survives Despite National Traumas
64Aerial Tramway: Three-millionth Rider At Visitor Attraction
66Retail Shopping: Downtown Merchants Irate Over Cvb Survey
70Senior Citizens Center: Reinvesting In Productive Activity
73Palm Springs Atajo: A New Concept In Living
136College Of The Desert: Democracy In Education Makes For A Happy 12th Anniversary
141C-vag: Association Of Governments Seeks Cooperative Solutions To Valley-wide Problems
143Indio: Shaping Up As Commercial Center Of Coachella Valley
146La Quinta: Community Eyes Incorporation As Safeguard Against Neighboring Spheres Of Influence
148Indian Wells: Sticks And Stones Won't Break The Bones Of Its Exclusivity
156Bermuda Dunes: Development Geared To Country Club Lifestyle
160Palm Desert: Growing Pains And Progress In Brand New City
166Rancho Mirage: Records $23 Million For Building Permits In First Year Of Cityhood
168Cathedral City: Mixed Emotions As Growing Community Eyes Incorporation
171Desert Hot Springs: Natural Hot Mineral Waters A Magnet To Hotel Chains


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