The Albert Frey designed Cree House was built in 1955 between Palm Springs and Cathedral City, but it’s history stretches back almost a decade earlier.
Glenn Close has walked miles in the sometimes uncomfortable shoes of dozens of eclectic characters since The World According to Garp.
Ruben Gonzalez’s never-say-die activism started alongside Cesar Chavez and continues with Coachella’s artistic set.
Pioneers of modern architecture, fashion, industrial design, and entertainment found inspiration in the wide-open desert.
These innovative thinkers could launch their ideas almost anyplace, but they chose Greater Palm Springs to realize their dreams.
Homey little bits and glimpses are the kind of things only a close friend would know. For Barbara Sinatra, that friend was Nelda Linsk, who met then Barbara Marx in the fall of 1965.
In Part 2 on one of Palm Springs’ most influential people, nine valley residents discuss Harold Matzner’s branding brilliance with the city’s film festival.
you live in Greater Palm Springs and mention of the name Harold Matzner doesn’t cause you to sit up a little straighter in your seat, then clearly you’re not paying attention. Owner of Spencer’s Restaurant in Palm Springs and CEO of a New York/New Jersey–based branding, advertising, and marketing company, Matzner, who turned 80 in July, has contributed more than
It may have been some 40 years ago but tennis hall-of-famer Charlie Pasarell still remembers the last ATP tennis tournament played in Tucson before it was relocated to Mission Hills Country Club and the valley where it would grow to become the BNP Paribas Open. First of all, it wasn’t really even a tennis tournament. “They called it the American
In 1987 I was researching a story about a connection between two of the oldest and most memorable Palm Springs institutions: El Mirador Hotel and The Racquet Club. It was just a few years before Charlie Farrell — movie and TV star, former mayor of Palm Springs, and founder, with Ralph Bellamy, of The Racquet Club — died of a
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