A ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Julian Gold welcomed Beverly Hills Teuscher – Chocolates of Switzerland to its new home at 371 N. Camden Dr. Pictured, from left: Blair Schlecter and Todd Johnson, Chamber of Commerce VP of Economic Development and president/CEO respectively; Mayor Gold; Marlee Blakeman; co-owner Tara Margolin and daughter Arielle, co-owner Tom Gallop; and Charles L. Black III, Chamber board chair. New owners Gallop and Margolin promise to continue the 86-year tradition of Switzerland’s Teuscher family.
Next to the Israeli government, the Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) is the largest provider of social welfare services that improves the lives of women, children and the elderly living in Israel. It is a worldwide non-profit that operates over 800 social welfare projects in Israel. Last week, the WIZO Board met at the Four Seasons Hotel. From left are: Annie Gross, Hanna Rubinstein, Kathy Mannheim, Hendel Schwartz, Abigail Goldberg, Ellie Nankin, Dani Gross, Rose Wolfe, Marisa Weingarten, Frances Bilak, Gina Raphael, Emma Almond, Halya Engel, Gila Leibovitch, Eva Neuman, Ruth Keibel, Sabrina Zamel, Ilene Stallman, Miriam Wizman, Sharon Gomperts and Rinat Newman.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has ordered demolition of developer Mohamed Hadid’s monstrous megamansion at 901 Strada Vecchia in Bel Air, dubbed the Starship Enterprise by neighbors.
This week, residents were treated to a rare sight as 51 trees, most of them between 25-50 feet tall, were transported from the flatbeds they arrived on by a massive crane, suspended momentarily above the ground awaiting placement.