A Toast to Will and Kate

A Toast to Will and Kate – Celebrating the Royal Wedding California-Style   The excitement surrounding Prince William and the former Catherine Middleton started well before their honeymoon trip to Southern California. As the wedding just happened to take place during L.A.’s annual BritWeek, the local British community turned BritWeek’s kickoff party into a celebration of the Royal Wedding, centered around a toast to Will and Kate.   At the Apr. 26 soiree, Great Britain’s Consul General Dame Barbara Hay welcomed guests to her Hancock Park residence, where British fashion designer Bruce Oldfeld’s classically...

Fred Hayman Book Sig...

Book Signing for Legendary Retailer Fred Hayman Brings Out Los Angeles Dignitaries   At the Dec. 15 book signing for “Fred Hayman: The Extraordinary Difference,” Prince Frederic von Anhalt was delighted to see himself pictured in the legendary retailer’s impressive biography,...

Children’s Act...

Shawn and Larry King Host Children’s Action Network Holiday Wreath Party   Shawn and Larry King opened their home in Beverly Hills for the Children’s Action Network Holiday Wreath Party Dec. 6. Considering the chill of the evening, more than a few guests chose warmth over holiday...

Jessica Alba and Swa...

Jessica Alba and Swarovski Elements Light Rodeo Drive With a Tweet   Sparkling Lights and holiday glamour enlivened the City of Beverly Hills as Jessica Alba and Swarovski Elements hosted the Nov. 21 Rodeo Drive Lighting Ceremony.  Looking fabulous in white brocade and the Swarovski...

West Side Story 50th...

West Side Story 50th Anniversary Celebration with Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Russ Tamblyn and Memories of Natalie Wood   With “West Side Story” celebrating its fiftieth anniversary, three of the film’s stars – Rita Moreno, George Chakiris and Russ Tamblyn – commemorated the...

Los Angeles Unreal E...

Author Michael Gross Chronicles Los Angeles Unreal Estate Built by Tycoons, Mobsters, Movie Stars   Michael Gross, author of the popular “740 Park: The Story of the World’s Richest Apartment Building,” has now shifted his focus to the west coast with his latest book,...