As she campaigns for mayor, Wendy Greuel has repeatedly stressed one thing that distinguishes her from her top two rivals: She has private-sector experience.Indeed, Greuel's resume includes a four-year stint at DreamWorks -- something that neither Jan Perry nor Eric Garcetti can claim -- which says ... More >>
Most fund-raisers for President Obama's reelection campaign are more like the $40,000-per-couple dinner reportedly being organized by Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg Oct. 7.
But, then again, Obama is a Democrat.
According to a campaign email, you can see him at his big Nokia Theater shindig dow ... More >>
Fig & OliveFig & Olive executive chef Pascal Lorange
Last night, President Obama arrived at Fig & Olive, where he delivered a speech to 120 guests -- each of whom paid $17,900 to attend the private fundraising dinner (guests who brought a date paid $35,000, saving a whopping $400 per person). ... More >>
Tavern's websitethe dining room at Tavern
As you probably know already -- hopefully, if you're going to be in a car anywhere on the Westside later today -- President Obama is in town. Why? Why do you think: the man is fundraising in a place that has historically been very kind to him. So, the ... More >>
Make no mistake, Hollywood's biggest political players are lining up behind the 2010 re-election bid of U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, The Hill has reported.Film director Steven Spielbergâ€‹From David Geffen to Barbra Streisand to Steven Spielberg, the liberal/entertainment establishment gave Boxer bar ... More >>
Los Angeles's urban inferiority complex has been seriously challenged in light of recent food news: we are a terrific deli town. Or so claims David Sax, author of Save the Deli, the website and book that just hit stores . Sax will be here next week to discuss all things deli at Langer's on Wednesday ... More >>
California gubernatorial candidate and San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom is making a campaign stop in L.A. today, with former president Bill Clinton appearing with him at a news conference at Los Angeles City College in East Hollywood -- where they plan to talk about "green technology." Patrick Range ... More >>
It's not exactly as though Los Angeles Democrats were forced to "paper" the house for their party leader's fundraising visit tomorrow, or offer discounted tickets on Price Line.com. Nor, on the other hand, has the event been a scalper's dream. Admission to a pre-dinner reception for President Barack ... More >>
Arrest in Homeless Slay Case Benjamin Mathew Martin, 30, was apprehended in Rancho Mirage for the gruesome death of John Robert McGraham, a homeless man who was set on fire last fall in an alley off of Third Street near Berendo Street. Meet the Bark Beetles The news about climate change's effects on ... More >>