Beverly Hills City Councilmember William W. Brien, M.D. has accepted a post at CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (Baylor St. Luke’s) as its Vice President of Medical Operations and Chief Clinical Officer.
Mayor Julian Gold and Chamber President Kelly Scott, joined by City staffer Megan Roach and Chamber staffer Andy Sywak visit ‘Scotch and Sodas’ new store in Williamsburg, New York where they met the Director of US Retail Operations. The Mayor led the City delegation this week on its annual recruitment and retention trip to New York City, where they met with CEOs and executives with luxury retail and innovative restaurant companies.
Wally is a six-pound, eight-year young toy poodle. After his owner died, he was set to be euthanized at Kern County Shelter before being rescued by ShelterHopePetShop.org. Wally is full of life and dressed as a butterfly for Halloween in hopes of transforming into a beloved pet once again. Those interested in adopting Wally may call Shelter Hope at 805-379-3538.
Tuesday was a night of Scouting and Smiles as The Western Los Angeles County Council, Boy Scouts of America honored Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and The Honorable Lisa Korbatov with their 2015 Distinguished Citizens Award. Cub Scouts from Pack 153 Casa Esperanza were delighted to join the leaders on stage and show off their new uniforms. Proceeds from the evening support Scoutreach, a program that brings the benefits of Scouting to families and youth in underserved areas of Los Angeles County."
The Tower Cancer Research Found-ation Magnolia Council held its fundraising “Spirit of Hope” luncheon and boutique earlier this month at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, with around 500 guests. Receiving the Spirit of Hope Award were Harriet Rossetto, (right) founder and executive VP of Beit T'Shuvah, a residential treatment center and educational institution in West Los Angeles; and Nancy Mishkin, chair of the foundation (and former Beit T’Shuvah board chair). Mishkin founded the Magnolia Council to bring together like minded women” in a spirit of friendship, fun and philanthropy.” Since its inception in 2009, the council has raised more than $1.5 million dollars to support the foundation. This year’s luncheon raised nearly $300,000. The foundation awards grant funding to innovative research in the search for answers to cancer, and for patient support and community education programs. Since its inception in 1996, the foundation has participated in more than 200 clinical trials and awarded millions of dollars to physician scientists pursuing novel hypotheses.
Compliments poured forth for animal activist Shera Danese Falk’s Oscar de la Renta gown at the Last Chance for Animals dinner at the Beverly Hilton, where she was joined by Pamela Anderson. The non-profit organization, founded in 1984, has pioneered animal advocacy with special investigations documenting abuse in research labs, puppy mills, factory farms and the entertainment industry.
An evening of fun, Joe Jonas and DNCE making music, a boogie-down dance-a-thon from the Wayne Foster band and vocalists, and knowledge from People You Should Know. Four hundred fifty tigers and lions in black tie and stunning gowns participated during the annual Caritas Gala that raised $600,000 for the Providence Saint John’s Health Center at the Beverly Wilshire.
US lawmakers on Thursday elected Paul Ryan, a conservative Republican who helped steer budget and tax policy in Congress, as speaker of the House of Representatives, seeking to end months of political disarray.
Pop superstar Taylor Swift has demanded a trial of a radio host she accuses of groping her, saying she hopes to stand up for other women who have been assaulted.
About 200 street vendors filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department and a business improvement district today for allegedly seizing and destroying vendors' carts, dollies and other personal belongings.