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Pacific Alliance – Fresh on the heels of last week’s economic alliance, Auckland Guangzhou, the Los Angeles-Guangzhou Sister City Association celebrated at the Empress Pavilion in Chinatown

L-china2 Fresh on the heels of last week’s economic alliance regarding the future development of the Pacific Rim among the mayors of L.A., Auckland Guangzhou, the Los Angeles-Guangzhou Sister City Association celebrated at the Empress Pavilion in Chinatown. Pictured (from left): Los Angeles-Guangzhou Sister City Association’s President Katherine Whitman and Chair Marcia Hobbs, ’Guangzhou Mayor Chen Jianhua, L.A.-Guangzhou Sister City Association Vice Chair Jeffrey Cheung, and retiring L.A. City Councilmember Tom LaBonge. Read More

The Shop On Nemo – Beverly Hills resident Cheryl Saban will be on site daily at the Shop on Nemo, her new retail venture with everything hand made by Saban.

v-saban Beverly Hills resident Cheryl Saban will be on site daily at the Shop on Nemo, her new retail venture with everything hand made by Saban. The variety of gifts includes hand-blown glass items,   jewelry and organic spa products, books written by Saban and children’s items, too. “The store will donate a percentage of each sale to different charities,” said City Council Member Lili Bosse. “This summer, proceeds will go to Stuart House, A rape treatment center. And it’s all made my her.” The Shop on Nemo is located just east of Beverly Hills behind the Troubador at 9065 Nemo Street, West Hollywood, CA 90069, 424-284-3219 Read More

Learn To Code – UCode, a leading computer science school for kids and teens, opened its flagship campus in Beverly Hills at 271 S. Beverly Dr.

L-RibbonCutting UCode, a leading computer science school for kids and teens, opened its flagship campus in Beverly Hills  at 271 S. Beverly Dr. The local location, UCode’s fourth campus, is twice the size of its standard school and includes a dedicated robotics area with a competition table and space for tech camps and theme parties. “Learning to code is one of the most important skills we can teach kids today,” said Scott Mueller, CEO/founder of UCode. Pictured (from left): Jessa Santangelo (UCode), Nick Marks (CCO/Co-founder UCode), Scott Mueller  and Vice Mayor John Mirisch. Read More

Beverly Hills News – Murdoch Poised to Hand 21st Century Fox to Son

27-rupert-lachlan-james-murdoch.w529.h352.2x Rupert Murdoch appeared poised today to hand over control of 21st Century Fox to his sons. Murdoch, the studio's 84-year-old chief executive, is expected to appoint his son James as the new CEO, while his older brother Lachlan will become executive chairman, serving in that capacity jointly with his father, CNBC reported. Read More

Caruso Donates $25 Million to USC Keck School of Medicine

Los Angeles developer Rick Caruso, the man behind such shopping and entertainment centers as The Grove, and his wife have decided to donate $25 million to USC’s Keck School of Medicine for use by the department that treats ear, nose, throat, head and neck problems and by a related clinic that aids children with hearing loss. Read More