Mr. Palm Springs Celebrates His 80th Birthday

Businessman, one of the Valley’s top donors (with nearly $70 million given over the past 17 years), philanthropist, and 2017 Horatio Alger Award recipient Harold Matzner turns 80! His life and accomplishments are were honored in the Desert Sun, as friends, businesses, and the rest of Palm…

Palm Springs International Film Festival Announces
 Awards Buzz Program

PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES AWARDS BUZZ PROGRAM Palm Springs, CA (December 5, 2016) – The 28th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF), scheduled January 2-16, 2017, announced the films selected to compete for the FIPRESCI Award in the Awards Buzz section.  The…

Harold Matzner Says Farewell to Coachella Valley Icon Mel Haber

Coachella Valley icon Mel Haber passed away recently, but he left behind good memories and a lasting image. Restaurateur and philanthropist Harold Matzner called Haber “a huge asset to the community” and referred to him as a “lovable character.” To Read Full Article at The…

Harold Matzner A Humble Showman

Written by Debra Gruszecki The Desert Sun A Sunday CEO profile from The Desert Sun’s Business Plus section 11:48 PM, Jan. 8, 2011   Harold Matzner: The name may be as synonymous to the Palm Springs International Film Festival as one-time MGM Studio chief Louis B….