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KROQ Storm the Mountain Party – Bear Mountain – Big Bear, CA

KROQ Storm the Mountain Party - Bear Mountain - Big Bear, CA

I hit the local slopes at Bear Mountain last weekend with Laurie Housman, Rich Rega and Alicia Speck. It was awesome spring skiing, sunny and not too crowded. I skied on performance demo rentals…I think the boots were too loose…never really got my footing on the mountain. I’ll try a size smaller next trip. Everyone […]


James Turrell: A Retrospective – LACMA

James Turrell: A Retrospective - LACMA

A retrospective of the work of artist James Turrell is currently showing at LACMA though April 6th. The focus of the show is light…not light as it reveals the details and form of an object…but simply the light itself. Turrell does the nearly impossible and creates the illusion of objects formed only with light….some projected…some […]


Cowboys & Aliens Halloween Party

Cowboys & Aliens Halloween Party

The Fools’ Guild once again produced an awesome Halloween party! King Cotton & The King Pins rocked the Viva Cantina with a mix of R&B, soul and blues. An motley crew of cowboys & aliens packed the dance floor, and the crowd overflowed out to a patio surrounded with trippy 3D outer space murals. The […]


Redondo Beach to Avalon Cruise

Redondo Beach to Avalon Cruise

What an adventure! Our tiller broke just off Catalina, but we manged to make it to Avalon safe & sound. A new friend and good samaritan, Bill Rosen took mercy on us and fixed our tiller in the workshop in his amazing motor yacht. Catalina was chic, everybody was chill, and the harbor filled with […]


A Day Sail to Palos Verdes – Santa Monica Bay

A Day Sail to Palos Verdes - Santa Monica Bay

We had a great time sailing out to the point on Palos Verdes…as always. Didn’t dinner on the pier taste great? In these pix: Me, Laurie Housman, Godfrey Verdade, Jamika Wilson, a couple of dolphins; and Mark & Teresa on the Sweat Tea II.


Sa & Jess Winfield’s Independence Day Party – Hollywood Hills

Sa & Jess Winfield's Independence Day Party - Hollywood Hills

It was a perfect day at Sa & Jess Winfield’s 4th of Ju-luau party this year. We had gorgeous weather, a shimmering pool, tasty treats and great company…a perfect day. Some folks in the photos (and some who are not): Sa & Jess Winfield, Shannon, Chris, Hughes, Toni, Mack, Rover, Cal, Armin, Danny, Joseph, Jackson, […]


System Krush – Party & Graffiti Fine Art Expo – Silverlake, CA

System Krush - Party & Graffiti Fine Art Expo - Silverlake, CA

Street artists are doing some of the most exciting and interesting work in LA. Check out pics of some of the work on display at System Krush’s Graffiti Fine Art Expo in Silverlake. More info: System Krush


Jessica’s 21st Birthday – Las Vegas

Jessica's 21st Birthday - Las Vegas

Rebecca hosted a 21st birthday bash in Las Vegas for her daughter Jessie, over this Memorial Day weekend. From the moment the car picked us up at the airport until we departed, our feet never touched the ground. We stayed at the Aria Sky Suites and went upstairs to check out our matching 2br 2.5ba […]


John Thomas Dye School – Spring Fair

John Thomas Dye School - Spring Fair

On the first Sunday in May, our neighborhood school transforms itself into a world of color, balloons, carnival sounds, and joyful voices as the School community comes together to celebrate the yearly Spring Fair. Parents, teachers, and students work together to carry out the theme, which is revealed during the first week of school in […]


Jaguar F-type Launch Party – Galpin Premier Collection

Jaguar F-type Launch Party - Galpin Premier Collection

The Galpin Premier Collection hosted a spectacular unveiling party to introduce the new F-type Jaguar…a car Jaguar boldly proclaims to the successor of the “most beautiful car in the world” — their classic E-type. Brian Allan, GM emceed the event with an assist from the dealership president Beau Boeckmann. I overheard that there will be […]


Poetry Reading – Malibu

Poetry Reading - Malibu

Jane Rosenberg LaForge came back to us from Manhattan and did a poetry reading from her latest book, With Apologies To Mick Jagger, Other Gods, And All Women. The reading was at The Bank of Books, in Malibu friday afternoon. The event was standing room only, and happily for Jane’s publisher, the book sold-out. The […]


50th Birthday on the America II

50th Birthday on the America II

My Mom treated me to two days on the America II racing yacht for my 50th birthday. The America II was an America’s Cup challenger, which defeated 24 of 25 opponents…beaten only by Dennis Conner’s Stars & Stripes. We motored out to the wind line between Lanai, Molokai and Maui and she took off! We […]


Hawaiian Vacation – Maui

Hawaiian Vacation - Maui

Mom treated me to a week in Maui for my birthday, and we stayed at the beautiful Marriott resort in Wailea. Photos are from the resort, the sunrise from the mouth of Haleakala volcano, Paia, Lahaina, lunch at Longhi’s, dinner at HailiMaili’s General Store, swimming under a rainforest waterfall and the road to Hana. Also […]


Mickey Fine’s 50th Anniversary Breakfast – Beverly Hills

Mickey Fine's 50th Anniversary Breakfast - Beverly Hills

The landmark Beverly Hills pharmacy & grill Mickey Fine’s just celebrated it’s 50th anniversary in business with a charity breakfast benefiting The Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. City Councilman Julian A. Gold, MD presented the establishment’s longtime owner’s Gina Raphael & Jeff Gross with a proclamation and thanked him on behalf of the City […]


Space Shuttle Endeavour – Westchester, CA

Space Shuttle Endeavour - Westchester, CA

Friday morning, the Space Shuttle took a break on it’s trip from LAX to Exposition Park, and parked on a side-street in Westchester. I happened to be driving by and saw it’s tail poking out over the buildings a block away. I parked, worked my way around the road blocks, and I found a growing […]


Bob & Virginia Wilson’s 50th Anniversary – Balboa Island, CA

Bob & Virginia Wilson's 50th Anniversary - Balboa Island, CA

Sunday afternoon Bob McCaffre hosted a beautiful party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bob and Virginia Wilson. The Wilson’s family and friends turned out and enjoyed a perfect day overlooking the bay at Balboa Island. The revelry was complimented by the amazing hors d’oeuvres and endless drinks provided by Santa Barbara based caterer Amanda […]


Medisyne Works Entertainment Party – A Downtown Penthouse

Medisyne Works Entertainment Party - A Downtown Penthouse

Saturday night Chicago’s Medisyne Works Entertainment hosted a casual reception for several of their artists at a cool Spring Street loft. Guests and performers included artists, singers, songwriters, poets, music producers, a comedian, a race car driver, a professional ice skater, and a guy who ran across the country to promote exercise and literacy to […]


Diesel Bookstore Reception – Brentwood Country Mart

Diesel Bookstore Reception - Brentwood Country Mart

On Sunday afternoon, family and friends attended a reception for authors Kathy Bowers and Barbara Natterson-Horowitz to celebrate the success of their book Zoobiquity. Diesel books hosted and sold out of their book an hour before the event ended.


Zoobiquity Book Signing – Peterson Automotive Museum

Zoobiquity Book Signing - Peterson Automotive Museum

Zocalo, the public affairs non-profit, hosted a book party and “conversation” with the authors of the new bestseller, Zoobiquity. The book was a collaboration between UCLA Cardiologist Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and my friend, science writer Katherine Bowers. The book poses the question, “What can doctors learn from the extensive body of knowledge possessed by veterinarians and […]


Big Bear Retreat

Big Bear Retreat

We had a sensational retreat in Big Bear featuring spectacular vistas, great people and inspiring presentations by Dr. Harry Morgan Moses, Daniel Nahmod and Dr. Linda Logan. Attendees included Jo, Phyllis, Lorraine, Cindy, Kaaren, Nancy, Bob, Marla, Bob, Margot, Cathy, Will, Gloria, Vicky, Lisa, Kim, Michael, Art, Glenn, Ron, Paul and too many more to […]


Bel Air-Holmby Hills Pancake Social

Bel Air-Holmby Hills Pancake Social

Grand Opening Party – Palm Springs Branch

Grand Opening Party - Palm Springs Branch

Friday, January 27th 2012, THE BROKERAGE Real Estate Group officially opened it’s Palm Springs office! Business is already booming…we have daily walk-ins, and seasonal renters are looking to purchase permanent second homes. Flippers are coming back too! Visit our website: TheBrokeragePS.com


Art in The Streets – The Geffen MOCA

Art in The Streets - The Geffen MOCA

Rodeo Drive Concours D’elegance

Rodeo Drive Concours D'elegance


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