UCLA Institute of the Environment Gala

Paul G. Allen and Toyota honored at eco-focused UCLA Gala   CHRISTINA HENDRICKS, FREIDA PINTO, COURTENEY COX, MOBY, JAMES MARDEN ATTEND     In a conversation during dinner at Monday’s Gala for the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Christina Hendricks said her awareness of environmental issues came early in life through her father’s career in the U.S. Forest Service. “There was a scene in ‘Mad Men’ early on where there’s a picnic and everyone throws their garbage out. I was literally sick to my stomach,” said Hendricks, a six-time Emmy-nominated actress, about the AMC show. “It was...

Global Gourmet Game...

Gourmet Games Kick Off Milken Institute Global Conference     Zucchini a fruit? Trans fat in a Sara Lee cheesecake? These are just two of the things guests learned at the Global Gourmet Games, the fundraiser that kicked off the 4-day Milken Institute Global Conference, which ran May...

PETA 35th Anniversar...

What do Paul McCartney, Jillian Michaels and Joaquin Phoenix Have in Common? A PETA Party       The event: Paul McCartney paused in the midst of his full-length, more than hourlong concert Sept. 30 at PETA’s 35th Anniversary Party to consider the organization’s...

Gourmet Games 2015

Paula Abdul, John Salley Test Their Tasting Skills for Faster Cures     The event: Contestants in the “Global Gourmet Games” battled it out Apr. 25 by assessing the ingredients in appetizers, calculating the calories in main courses and determining the fat content in desserts...