BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA.com) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived at a Beverly Hills gala to much fanfare on Wednesday as she prepared to accept an award for her public service.
Local volunteers from a national organization called “Ready for Hillary 2016? were organized outside the Beverly Wilshire hotel, where the Pacific Council on International Policy would be honoring the secretary.
The Council awarded Clinton with the inaugural Warren Christopher Public Service [...]
BURBANK (CBSLA.com) — Caviar is not the usual fare one would expect from a vending machine.
Beverly Hills Caviar has unveiled its first touch-screen vending machine at the Burbank Towne Center, offering “a large selection of the world’s finest selection of caviar, truffles, escargot, bottarga, blinis, oils, Mother of Pearl plates and spoons, gift boxes and gourmet salts.”
Prices range from under $50 up to $500, KNX 1070’s Vytas Safroncikas reports.
Russell Brand is delving into the world of American politics – at least in the only way the British comedian knows how.
While promoting his FX Show Brand X With Russell Brand at the Television Critics Association on Saturday, the funnyman made a comment about former Alaska governor Sarah Palin.
He told reporters that if she ever appeared on his show, he would forget the politics and go straight to her sex appeal.
As President Barack Obama began a West Coast fundraising tour on Wednesday to raise millions for his re-election campaign, Republicans seized on the glitzy events to paint him as out of touch with Americans struggling with economic distress.
Obama spoke with well-heeled donors at two events in San Francisco and was to fly later to Los Angeles to headline a Beverly Hills gala with gay and lesbian activists.
Comedian and talk show [...]
President Obama heads to the West Coast today for a two-day, three-city fundraising swing that includes a stop tonight at the LGBT Leadership Council Gala in Beverly Hills, where the featured entertainment will be “Glee” star Darren Criss and the speakers will include talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.
The event, which comes after two San Francisco fundraisers, will mark Mr. Obama’s third fundraiser directly targeting the LGBT community this year. In [...]
A week after Christine Lynch listed her house in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles for $3.625 million, she had seven offers. Within 10 days, a deal was reached for the five-bedroom, six-bathroom home — and for $225,000 more than she asked.
“My first reaction was, ‘Wow, I guess we’re really doing this,’” Lynch, 55, said in an interview. The all-cash transaction was completed on April 23. “I was really surprised by [...]
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “The Artist” has been chosen as best musical or comedy at the Golden Globes, firming up its status as the first silent-film contender at the Academy Awards since the first years of the Oscars.
The top honor among musicals or comedies was the third prize of the night Sunday for “The Artist,” a crowd-pleasing, black-and-white throwback to the silent era of the 1920s. The film had [...]
By Jim McElhatton - The Washington Times
You may not have seen the show “Diary of a Single Mom” co-starringBilly Dee Williams, but your tax dollars helped pay for it.
Through the federal economic stimulus program, a company owned by actor-director Robert Townsend was paid more than $230,000 to produce and direct the Web-based show, records show. Other production costs on the show paid to different vendors total more than $700,000.
The money came through an award by [...]
CHICAGO — Major League Baseball is taking “very seriously” the allegations that Alex Rodriguez took part in some illegal, underground poker games, one of which reportedly turned violent, and he could face suspension if his participation in the games is confirmed.
“We take this very seriously and have been investigating this matter since the initial allegation,” MLB said in a statement. “As part of the investigation, the [...]
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When three MSNBC hosts forecast the winner of next year’s presidential race, their choice isn’t surprising, considering the network’s liberal tilt.
But their respective certainty wasn’t uniform when asked that question at an appearance before reporters on Tuesday at a meeting of the Television Critics Association.
Lawrence O’Donnell, host of “The Last Word,” flatly predicted the re-election [...]
Hugh Hefner’s 25-year-old former fiancee Crystal Harris (pictured) took a parting …
Hugh Hefner’s 25-year-old former fiancee took a parting shot at the Playboy founder Tuesday, saying she had never been turned on by him and they only had sex once.
Crystal Harris, who called off the California nuptials with the 85-year-old in June, said she had never seen her former husband-to-be naked.
“I’m not turned on [...]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Timberlake apparently wasn’t satisfied with just playing a social media impresario in the movies, so now he’s becoming one in real life.
The pop star, who played Napster co-founder Sean Parker in “The Social Network,” a movie about Facebook, has joined Specific Media in buying its downtrodden rival, MySpace, from News Corp. in a deal that closed Wednesday.
Timberlake will have [...]
The economy is so bad that I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail.
I ordered a burger at McDonald’s, and the kid behind the counter asked, “Can you afford fries with that?”
CEO’s are now playing miniature golf.
If the bank returns your check marked “Insufficient Funds,” you have to call them and ask if they mean you or them.
Hot Wheels and Matchbox stocks are trading higher than GM.
McDonald’s is [...]