September 1983

Annual Desert Living Issue
84Publisher's Letter: Welcoming Another Season In The Sun/ By Milton W. Jones
86A Different Palm Springs: Ground Rules For A Great Time In The Desert/ By Bob Vivian
89Once Upon A Time: Tales That Are Told About Days Of Yore/ By Margo Fox
103Palm Canyon Drive: Your Very Own Map And Guide To This Special Street/ By Dorothy Mccaffrey
111Group Meeting Paradise: How Big Business Is Conducted In Palm Springs
144Shopping: A Guide To The Desert's Best/ By Sandra Clifton
185The El Paseo Experience: Palm Desert's Numero Uno Street
191Fashion Forecast 1983-1984: The Latest From The Fashion's Capitals/ By Carol Lee Roden
231Sports & Recreation: Lots To Do For The Active Visitor/ By Joseph Rule
237Sightseeing: Some Of The Best In The West/ By Paul Goldman
243Major Events: A Dynamic Dozen Of The Top Affairs/ By Jill Borak & Sandra Clifton
249Arts & Culture: A Rich Season Of Entertainment And Shows/ By Sharon Apfelbaum
255Gallery Scene: Mark These Down On Your Calendar
256Art: Zantman Art Galleries: The Joie De Vivre Of Duane Alt/ By Eric Erickson
259Cahuilla Indian Baskets: Appreciating An Ancient Art Form/ By Janet Lyle
261Palm Springs Desert Museum: Your Calendar Of Events For The Coming Year/ By Jim Cornett
271Desert Animals: A Multitude Of Critters, Large And Small/ By Jill Borak
277Pioneertown: The Wild And Wooly West Lives!/ By Constance Walsh
280Urban Renaissance: The Man At The Center Of The Palm Springs Centre/ By Tom Messenger
287Palm Springs Life's Guide: The Everything-you-wanted-to-know Book/ By Jill Borak
351Beverly Hills & The Westside: A Spirited Salute To A Sister City
385Travel: Hawaii, Days Of Festivals And Flowers: Prime Time On The Islands/ By Rita Gormley
399Wine Taster's Choice: The Experts Appraise Chardonnays And Cabernets/ By Stan Jones
408Advertiser's Index
413Estates & Properties
414Shopper's Bazaar

ABOUT THE COVER: If anything deserves to be included on a desert coat of arms, it's the swimsuit and particularly one createdwith the panache of De Weese Designs, the oldest. privately owned swimwear manufacturer in the world based in California. This daz-zling open-mesh-inset V-plunge neckline suit is one of the hits of the 1984 collection. Photography by Teke.

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