September 1976

Regular Features
16Publisher's Letter
21Comment: An Open Line For Psl Readers
26Psl Informant: Facts For Observation, Speculation
97Palm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go, What To Do
137Gallery Scene: Variety Of Exhibits In Local Art Centers
202Estates & Properties
206Shoppers Bazaar: For Gifts And Personal Pleasure
Special Interest
49The "other" Palm Springs: Resort Facilities Provide Red-carpet Treatment For National Business Meetings
73Desert Hospital: Expansion By The People, For The People
76Walco Promotions: Proof That A Major Corporation Can Thrive In A Vacationland
80Palm Springs Desert Museum: A Demographic Weathervane Of The Desert's Potential
86Solar Power: A Firm And Exciting Step Into The Future
90Desert Living: Conceptual Design Around A Private Garden Courtyard
138Sun World: A "total Agriculture" Concept Of Services To Growers, Consumers, Investors
176Desert Living: A Blend Of Cultures Creates A "house With A Difference"
186Eisenhower Medical Center: Nearing Its Fifth Anniversary With $10 Million Expansion Program
Progress Report
36Palm Springs: Offering More Of Life's Best For Visitors And Residents
42Aerial Tramway: Celebrating Its 13th Anniversary With An Upbeat
46Convention And Visitors Bureau: Promoters Put Out The Welcome Mat
144Coachella: High Dollar Marks For Rural Working-man's Community
148Indio: Full Steam Ahead In Former Railroad Town
154Palm Desert Country Club/bermuda Dunes: Two Growing, Fairway-studded Oases
158La Quinta: Orderly Growth Continues In This Picturesque Cove Community
162Indian Wells: Safe, Secure, Self-confident City A Haven For Wealth
166Palm Desert: Implementation Of General Plan Under Way
182Rancho Mirage: A Country Club City With Few Worries
189Desert Hot Springs: No More Nap Time For Rip Van Winkle Town

ABOUT THE COVER: Palm Springs sculptor Bill O'Byrne, who helped in liaison work on the Stirling engine solar power project, is shown with a model of it which he constructed for display this fall at the Palm Springs Desert Museum. Use of the engine, which is being perfected and sponsored by the Aeronutronics Division of Ford Motor Company, is being sought by Desert Water Agency for a solar-powered water pump. See story beginning on page 86. Photo by Sidney Noles.

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