Wolfgang Puck and several top local chefs are cooking up something special next month to benefit those affected by the earthquake in Mexico, as well as hurricanes Irma and Maria.
Hugh M. Hefner, who founded Playboy magazine in 1953 and built the company into one of the most recognizable American global brands, died Wednesday from natural causes at his Holmby Hills home, the Playboy Mansion. He was 91.
Every Monday morning is fun with Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse, starting the week with a walk among friends and neighbors through the community, visiting with the Mayor, City staff and connecting to businesses and iconic locations. "Monday is my favorite day," says Mayor Bosse, and she really means it! Just meet up at 8:30 a.m. at the Crescent steps of City Hall with about 200 fellow walkers to Walk with the Mayor, Bosse's signature event for her #BHHealthyCity initiative, and join the fun!
At least 49 people were killed when a powerful, 7.1-magnitude quake hit Mexico on Tuesday, authorities said.
Crest Real Estate burst on the scene as the housing boom escalated. The very young company president and founder Jason Somers seemed a poor fit for the type of sophisticated, wealthy clients he typically represents.
The “Bird Streets” have become a developer’s paradise. Realtors look for adjacent lots where developers can cut away the land to make massive mega-mansions on streets sometimes only 14 feet wide.
It was mayhem in Bel-Air in the fall of 2014. And it was dangerous. Tractor trailers were careening through the steep winding streets, ignoring stop signs and sideswiping cars. Queues of dump trucks lined the streets, 40-deep on Stone Canyon, blocking residential traffic. Neighbors were going toe-to-toe with developers on their doorsteps, being ignored, insulted and sometimes, threatened.
The Los Angeles landscape has undergone many shifts from its early beginnings, from oil wells to luxury hotels, railroads to automobiles. In the early Twentieth Century, hunting cabins dotted the canyons, and the orange groves spread through the valley.
This week, Walk with the Mayor participants will enjoy a truly rare treat, spanning the scope of Beverly Hills' illustrious history with the film community and touring one of the great jewels in the City's park system. This week, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse will lead the group to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library and nearby, La Cienega Park!