Alagem Capital Group and Cain International have announced an agreement to acquire the property formerly known as One Beverly Hills, at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard, directly west of the Hilton – Waldorf Astoria properties.
President Donald Trump will fly Saturday to California to meet victims of wildfires that have killed at least 59 people and destroyed the homes of thousands, the White House said Thursday.
Longtime Beverly Hills resident Patti Tanenbaum, and co-author Carol Zaslow sponsored a Big Shaggy Max booth, in honor of their first children’s book at Woofstock last week, where dogs were treated to “pawdicures” and hair bows. There were tennis balls in a tub, as well. Big Shaggy Max, a book about an oversized English sheep dog, was on display at this special “dog day” which featured, among the dog-centric events, a fantastic parade of Old English Sheep Dogs.
Wendy Goldberg, Past President of Women’s Guild Cedars Sinai, with Carrie Ann Inaba, who hosted the runway show of St. John’s fashions, and Guild President Shelley Cooper celebrated the Guild’s 60th Anniversary luncheon with 500 guests at The Beverly Wilshire.
Israeli President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin began his visit to the Vatican and Rome on Thursday with an audience with Pope Francis. This is the second meeting between the two; Their first meeting was also at the invitation of the Pope, in 2015. The president and his wife Nechama received an official welcome to the Vatican by reviewing the Pontifical Swiss Guard in their traditional dress. Afterwards, the president had an audience with the Pope in the Apostolic Palace.
Marlin and Liza (pictured right) are two of many dogs at Shelter Hope Pet Shop after being evacuated from foster homes in Agoura Hills after the fires broke out. Shelter Hope Pet Shop sends thanks to the firefighters and first responders for helping during the evacuations. Shelter Hope Pet Shop currently has 200 dogs and eight cats and is asking for help in the form of volunteers, pet supplies, pet food and bottled water. Anyone interested in volunteering time or resources should call 805-379-3538.
The annual Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration was held Thursday night on Rodeo Drive, kicking off the City’s 2018 BOLD Holidays. Pictured above, on Rodeo Drive before the big event, are social media influencer and event emcee Dawn McCoy, Rodeo Drive Committee President Kathy Gohari, and Mayor Julian Gold. The evening became, in part, a tribute to the first responders who have stepped in to assist nearby agencies with the recent fires that have ravaged Southern California.
The Beverly Hills Police Department is holding a Town Hall Meeting Wednesday evening, 6-8 p.m., at City Hall.
Although fire crews appeared to be making major progress Tuesday on the deadly Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with a series of evacuation orders lifted, a large flare-up near Westlake Village served as a reminder that the battle was far from over.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had a brief but good conversation with US leader Donald Trump at World War I centenary events in Paris, Russian media reported.