September 1988

Annual Desert Living Issue
76Publisher's Note: The Livin' Is Easy/ By Curtis Pickelle
78Pro Bono: At Home With Palm Springs' First Family/ By Linda J. Barkman
87Once Upon A Time In The Desert: A Photo Essay Of The Coachella Valley/ By Jim Carr
93Stalking The Wild Celebrity: Palm Springs, Tour Bus-style/ By Catherine Rips
169Desert Shopping: A Journey Into Elegance
171 Desert Shopping: Palm Springs
193 Desert Shopping: Palm Desert
217 Desert Shopping: Desert Communities
237Arts And Culture: From Ella To Stellar Performances/ By Sharon Apfelbaum
243Art Discoveries: What's New In The Valley Galleries
248The Arts: The Art Of Jack Roberts/ By Sharon Apfelbaum
250The Arts: Richard L. Casey: Renaissance In Paper Art/ By Dana Jordan
252The Arts: Parables Of Life: Jeanne Leighton-lundberg, Utah Arts/ By Carol Lea Clark
254The Arts: The Art Of Prince Jurgen Von Anhalt At June Hogan Gallery/ By Catherine Rips
256The Arts: Jim Clark & Associates: Nurturing Future American Masters/ By Sharon Apfelbaum
258Art Galleries: Art And Artists In Residence
263Gallery Scene: Showcase Of Art
265Pools With A Past: Everyone Who Was Anyone Made These Swimming Holes Legendary/ By Doreen Mowatt
270Guilt-free Tanning: Everything You Should Do Under The Sun/ By Patti Covello Pietschmann
276Major Events: A Season Of Star-studded Events/ By Donna Curran
361Travel Showcase:
362Travel Showcase: The Beverly Hills Address: Redos And Residences/ By Paul Lasley
366Travel Showcase: Beverly Hills Shopping: A Compendium Of Chic
376Travel Showcase: Sea And San Diego: The Great Escape/ By Dolly Maw
382Travel Showcase: Heavenly Hideaways: The Great Vacations Of 1989/ By Paul Lasley & Elizabeth Harryman
384Shoppers Bazaar: What's In Store For You
388Advertising Index
Special Sections
65Resort Living Redefined: The Villas At Desert Falls
97Destination: The Glamorous California Desert: A 72-page Facilities Guide Greater Palm Springs & Desert Resorts Convention And Visitors Bureaus
228California Style Interior Design: The (frank Lloyd) Wright Touch: Desert Springs Development Corporation
230California Style Interior Design: Livable Elegance: Cds Interiors Inc.
232California Style Interior Design: 1988 Isid Award: Design Innovations
234California Style Interior Design: Quality Interiors Indoors And Out: Design Mtc
281Palm Springs Life's Desert Guide: A Complete Desert Activities Digest

ABOUT OUR COVER: Snowcapped Mt. San Jacinto is a backdrop for the blooming desert. Photography by Ed Cooper.


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