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By Matt Lopez A flame is brewing within the fire department regarding a loss of lifetime retiree medical benefits for firefighters who

Beverly Hills celebrates its volunteers with appreciation dinner. 5

Dr. Fran talks about things to never say to a grandmother. 13 •Arts & Entertainment 10 •Health & Wellness 12 •Birthdays 35

Editorial from Rabbi Pressman AND MORE

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MILKEN—The Milken Global Conference presented an exciting final panel on Wednesday about investing in Africa that included (from left): Harare-based Econet Wireless founder Strive Masiyiw, Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Microsoft Founder Bill Gates, Conference founder Michael Milken and Rwanda President H.E. Paul Kagame. Courier Photo By Laura Coleman

World Leaders Unite In Beverly The Courier Gets Sneak Peek Hills For Milken Conference Of Wallis Annenberg Center By Laura Coleman Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Microsoft founder Bill Gates joined Michael Milken to close this week’s prestigious Milken Global Conference in Beverly Hills for a discussion on investing in Africa. The panel, called

“Investing in African Prosperity,” was a fitting finale for the four-day conference that attracted roughly 3,500 leaders from around the world to The Beverly Hilton to discuss solutions on how to make life better for everyone. (see ‘MILKEN,’ page 14)

Tower Cancer Research Gala To Honor Bruce Schulman By Matt Lopez The Tower Cancer Research Foundation in Beverly Hills will honor three individuals at its gala on May 15, including MercedesBenz of Beverly Hills General Manager Bruce Schulman. Schulman will be honored along with Barbara Federman and Robert Decker, M.D at the Beverly Hilton.

By Laura Coleman This week The Courier took an exclusive tour of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, and we must admit, we are eager to see the final results when the

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vive Giuliano on challenges facing transportation in the City of Los Angeles and transportation highs and lows for Villaraigosa during his time as mayor. Although the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Purple Line/Westside Subway Extension did not come up during the discus(see ‘VILLARAIGOSA,’ page 2)

Gen. David Petraeus THE BLUTH’S ARE BACK — Portia de Rossi was escorted by Ellen DeGeneres for the premiere of Arrested Development in Hollywood.

LUXE HOSTS BHEF— Courier Publisher Clif Smith, City Councilmember Nancy Krasne and BHUSD Superintendent Gary Woods were among the 100+ community leaders, educators and philanthropists at last Thursday’s Luxe Rodeo Drive VIP reception for the 2013 BHEF Apple Ball. Courier Photo By Laura Coleman

By Marla Schevker Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa went to bat for Metro's faulty science when pressed by The Courier at a transportation event Wednesday at USC. Villaraigosa spoke Wednesday at the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance, along with Bedrosian Center director Raphael Bostic and METRANS Center director Geni-

(see ‘ANNENBERG,’ page 32)

Retired Gen. David H. Petraeus, mastermind of the counterinsurgency doctrine that stabilized Iraq under U.S. and allied forces and former director of the CIA, will join the faculty of the University of Southern California, the University announced Thursday. Petraeus will be a Judge Widney

(see ‘TOWER,’ page 2)

Villaraigosa Defends Faulty Metro Subway Science

2.5-acre City-shaping cultural venue opens this fall. While the 500-seat Goldsmith Theatre, which will be clad in copper-tone materials and internally attired in sculp-

General David Petraeus Named Professor At USC

(see ‘PETRAEUS,’ page 32)

George Christy, Page 6 Bette Midler Impersonates the Witty, Rude, Profane, PotSmoking Talent Agent Sue Mengers in John Logan’s I’ll Eat You Last, in a limited run at Broadway’s Booth Theatre

wish to promote to fire chief or deputy fire chief. The issue could prove to be the new City Council’s first ANNENBERG—Matt Construction works to ready the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts for its completion this Fall. Pictured left is the inprogress 500-seat Goldsmith Theatre.

Portia stars as Lindsay Bluth, the loosey-goosey sister of Jason Bateman’s Michael Bluth. Thanks to the enthusiasm of fans, Netflix is debuting Season 4 on May 26.

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Beverly Hills preschoolers planted trees to celebrate Arbor Day. 5

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Beverly Hills Could Foot Huge Firefighter Retirement Bill

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Beverly Hills High School senior volleyball players celebrated senior night. 4

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Cast members Jessica Walters, Jeffrey Tambor, Michael Cera, David Cross and Will Arnett were welcomed by the crowd.

Entertainment Weekly describes the sitcom as an “hilarious, subversive, inventive comedy featuring brisk and brainy quotes.” For more photos, see George Christy’s column on page 6.


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Beverly Hills High Performing Arts Wins Coveted John Raitt Youth Award For The Secret Garden Updated from www.bhcourier.com. for its spring musical perform-

AMERICAN SPIRIT AWARDS–The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors held its 9th American Spirit Awards at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Honored were Christopher Dodd, CEO/chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America; Frank Price, former head of Columbia Pictures and Universal Studios; Jerry Petry, chair of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation; and Teri Schwartz, dean of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television for their support of and commitment to the creative community. Pictured (from left): Caucus event cochair Dennis Doty and chairman Norman Powell; awardees Dodd and Price and event chair Chuck Fries. Photo by Steve Cohn

Montage Beverly Hills Slates Full Mother’s Day Program Montage Beverly Hills has scheduled a vast number of Mother’s Day attractions before, during and after the May 12 celebration. A brunch feast will be served that day in Scarpetta, priced from $95 per adult and $35 for children (310-8607970). Lunch will be served at the rooftop poolside Conservatory Grill where mom will receive a complimentary rose and a chilled glass of rosé. For reservations, call 310-860-7990. The hotel will also present its noted “Afternoon Tea” serv-

ice from noon to 4 p.m. with house-made small bites and desserts, plus music. For dinner, it will be Parq Bar with a 4-course menu created by Executive Chef Gabriel Ask indoor or outdoor adjacent to the Beverly Canon Gardens from 4 to 10 p.m. with live entertainment from 8 p.m. at $70 per person. Call 310-8607886 to reserve. The lavish Spa Montage offers an array of special headto-toe treatments (massages, manicures, etc.). Check them out at 310-860-7840.

over 1,000 students from Los Angeles and Orange Counties competed. “As cliché as it sounds, it truly is an honor to have even been nominated,” Weissbuch, who received the featured ac-

By Laura Coleman The Beverly Hills High School Performing Arts department triumphed this weekend at the John Raitt Awards for Youth (JRAY), a high school equivalent to the Tony Awards,

ance of The Secret Garden. Both Leah Weissbuch and Lina Herbert received the competition’s highest honors at the end of the Sunday afternoon event held at the Fullerton’s Plummer Auditorium where

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the City, has been in remission for chronic lymphotic leukemia since October 2001. As part of the event, there will be a $100 per ticket opportunity drawing to win a 2013 Mercedes Benz C250 Luxury Sedan from the Mercedes-Benz of Beverly Hills dealership. The gala will begin with a

silent auction at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Following that will be a presentation of three $100,000 research grants. Mandy Patinkin will serve as host and Ray Romano will do a standup comedy routine. For more information visit www.towercancerfoundation.o rg

into the future will continue to do that." When pushed to elaborate, Villaraigosa cut off The Courier's reporter, stating he had already "answered the question" and turned away. Despite testimony from award-winning engineering consultant firm Leighton Associates, engineering and scientific consulting firm Exponent Failure Analysis Associates and former California High Speed Rail Authority Southern California Regional Director and BHUSD consultant Tim Buresh, the Metro board chose to solely take into consideration testi-

mony from experts at Parsons Brinkerhoff, a planning, engineering, and program and construction management organization, who stated their were faults running under Beverly Hills High School. The CGS is the authority on earthquakes and fault zones in the State of California. Prior to the CGS' findings, Metro stated that faults under BHHS made the buildings seismically unsafe, rendering them essentially worthless and blocking any new construction or remodeling that could take place at the site.

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In a statement, the Tower Cancer Research Foundation said Schulman and the other honorees personify the foundation’s “mission of hope, healing and humanity.” Schulman, a longtime business and community leader in

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sion, The Courier approached Villaraigosa and questioned whether the California Geological Survey's finding of no earthquake faults under Beverly Hills High School would have made him change his opinions on tunneling under Beverly Hills High. Villaraigosa stubbornly defended Metro's flawed data. "Everything we've done with respect to this line and really, other projects, we've done based on science and good public policy," Villaraigosa said. "Whatever we do going

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Beverly Hills’ Golda Berkman Sings With L.A. Dream Orchestra

SENIOR NIGHT–The Beverly Hills High varsity boys volleyball team celebrated senior night last week with a big win over Culver City in an Ocean League match. Pictured (from left) are the four BHHS seniors who won in their final home game: Eli Lloyd, Jack Sternshein, Danny Dayan and Jacob Rost.

Mirisch’s Sunshine Task Force Holds First Meeting, Discusses Open Government Initiatives By Matt Lopez Mayor John Mirisch’s Sunshine Task Force finally saw the light of day Tuesday and used its first meeting to discuss various ways to create a more open, transparent government in Beverly Hills. Mirisch met at City Hall with Vice Mayor Lili Bosse and committee members Ed Brown, Chuck Aronberg, Thomas

White, Gerald Lunn, Stella Sarraf, Mark Eliot, Marilyn Gallup and Fred Fenster. On the docket for the task force during its initial meeting was how City government communicates with residents, in terms of engaging the community in issues and initiatives of concern to them. The task force also discussed best practices to en-

courage enhanced public participation and began to address what Mirisch termed as “deficiencies and gaps in lobbyist reform” within the City. Also on the agenda was a discussion of community noticing for projects in the City and whether the range of noticing home or business owners

By Laura Coleman For 14-year-old Beverly Hills resident Golda Berkman, a soloist this past weekend at Zipper Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles, performing two opera arias with the Dream Orchestra to a packed house was a dream come true. “I felt like this was meant for me,” the Beverly Vista eighth-grader told The Courier. “At first before I went on stage (see ‘GOLDA’ page 14)

LITTLE LEXI–Lexi is the prettiest Maltese girl you ever could meet. She is 1-1/2 years young, ready for love and full grown at 15 pounds. She is available for adoption through the non-profit rescue pet store Shelter Hope Pet Shop. Contact Kira Lorsch 4Dogs@RHLGroup.com or call SHPS at 818-453-5798. Thank you Beverly Hills for opening your homes to animals in need!

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FILM FEST–Entrants in The Courier-sponsored BHHS film festival display certificates. Pictured (from left): Max Grad, Yaron Ginsberg, Natalie Gordon, Noah Dains, Deven Martin and Izzy Kalichman. Joe Murayama entered but was not present. BHHS senior Daniel Dalah organized the film festival, which he said he hopes to carry on next year even though he will be attending USC.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!– United Nations Special Ambassador and Beverly Hills resident Cheryl Saban celebrated her birthday last week at the Soho House with her close friend, Vice Mayor Lili Bosse. Happy Birthday, Cheryl!

Beverly Vista’s ‘Surfs Up’ Spring Fair Raises $40,000+ By Laura Coleman Beverly Vista caught the fundraising wave this weekend with Sunday’s “Surf’s Up” Spring Fair, which banked more than $40,000 for the Beverly Hills middle school, fair co-chair Amie Deutsch confirmed to The Courier. But it wasn’t just the sunshine, the rides, games, food trucks, silent auction and community sponsorships that more than doubled the amount this year’s fair netted

over last year’s, it was the tireless efforts of the Deutsch, Cynthia Chang Park and Joann Green Winn who made this year a real success, according to PTA Council co-president Jennifer Terrell Schwartz. “They took the concept of what the BV fair to a whole new level,” she said. Last Friday, to fire-up the students for the weekend fair, fire dancers and hula girls treated K-5 BV students to a (see ‘SURFS UP’ page 7)

SURFS UP–Josh Lieber (center) poses with daughter, BV 3rd grader Camille, and son, BV kindergartener Remi, in front of a game he sponsored for the Spring Fair. Courier Photo by Laura Coleman

BHHS BAND TOASTS BHEF–BHHS Marching Band members serenaded those attending last week’s VIP cocktail reception at the Luxe Rodeo Drive. Pictured (top row, L-R): Matthew Yamodim, Elbert Kim, Hyuk Namgoong, Arya Boudaie and Shadad Rahimian; (front row, LR): Robin Trantham, Nojan Haddadi, Daniel Alvarado and Josh Calderon. Courier Photo by Laura Coleman

BHEF Apple Ball Recipients Toasted At Luxe Rodeo Drive By Laura Coleman Last week’s VIP reception for the Beverly Hills Education Foundation Apple Ball, held on the rooftop of Luxe Rodeo Drive, was particularly meaningful for the community of civic leaders that came out to celebrate the City’s most priceless gift – education.

In a heartfelt ceremony, hosted by Luxe founder Efrem Harkham, Mayor John Mirisch pledged that celebrating people would be a recurrent theme in the City under his leadership. In anticipation of last night’s BHEF gala fundraiser, (see ‘BHEF’ page 7)

Peninsula Beverly Hills To Host Special Mother’s Day Event GIVING BACK–Beverly Hills Little League has an ongoing program this season with the BHHS varsity softball team, where players from the varsity conduct clinics for the younger players in the BHLL softball program. Varsity pitcher (team captain) Shyra Costas, and varsity catcher Greer Brucker joined the Little League junior's team practice to work with the players to refine their game. The varsity is putting on clinics to help the Little League. Pictured, Front row: Jenny Talbot. Back row (from left): Nina Rachmanony, Jade Condoll, Greer Brucker, Shyra Costas, Allison Weisenbach, Cali Hunter, Caroline Bamberger, Talia Hunter, and Christiana Rogers.

By Laura Coleman This Mother’s Day, consider treating the special lady in your life to the Belvedere’s spring-flavored three-course menu at The Peninsula Beverly Hills. Set in the sun-splashed

refined setting of the only AAA Five-Diamond restaurant in Los Angeles, starting at 11 a.m. on May 12, The Peninsula will offer a flavorful menu until 9 p.m. crafted by executive chef (see ‘THE PENINSULA’ page 7)


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MULTI-CULTURAL DAY–Last Friday, the Horace Mann K-5 grade levels participated in their annual Multicultural Dance that included performances of the Virginia reel and square dancing, ending with the middle schoolers and parents dancing the macarena. Pictured (upper left): Ethan Heo; (front row): Etai On, Jared Owens, Tommy Geller and Brandon Bui.

Beverly Hills Relay For Life Cancer Fundraiser Set For Saturday At El Rodeo School By Matt Lopez For one of Saturday’s Beverly Hills Relay for Life volunteers, the event is very, very personal. Since her 2008 diagnosis of breast cancer, Kathy Waller has dedicated her live to giving back and helping others affected, either directly or indirectly, by cancer. Waller will serve as the

Survivor Chair for the event, Saturday at El Rodeo School at 9 a.m., which aims to raise money and awareness to fight cancer. Waller is coordinator a “Survivor Breakfast” early in the morning for cancer survivors attending. When Waller learned of her cancer, her twin sister Karla was immediately at her side. The two formed an organiza-

tion called “Link of Support” that, essentially, helps provide support and guidance to others struggling with cancer. It was through that work that she met Beverly Hills Relay for Life Chair Michele Kalt, and decided to join forces to help support this year's event. “I just don't want anyone going through cancer to feel (see ‘RELAY’ page 32)

HONORING VOLUNTEERS– Mayor John Mirisch joined staff in serving volunteers dinner at last Thursday’s annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner by the City’s Community Services staff. 90 volunteers and nine commissioners attended the event at City Hall’s municipal gallery. All volunteers recognized at the dinner contributed 40 or more hours of service to the City of Beverly Hills in 2012.

ARBOR DAY–Preschoolers at the City of Beverly Hills Community Services Department’s Coldwater Canyon preschool celebrated Arbor Day last Friday by planting a tree with Parks & Urban Forest Manager Ken Pflazgraf as well as councilmember Dr. Julian Gold and Recreation & Parks Commissioner Susan Gersh.

Next 100 Years Committee Looks To The Future Of Beverly Hills By Matt Lopez Beverly Hills resident and qualitative economist Woodrow Clark has heard a lot of talk about the City’s history as it gears up for its grand Centennial celebration and in response he has just one question. What about the next 100 years? That question is the basis for a new Centennial commit-

tee Clark has started, the “Next 100 Years” committee. Clark says the goal is simple - to get Beverly Hills ahead of the curve as it embarks on its next 100 years. Clark, chair of the BHUSD’s Citizens Oversight Committee, said the future of education in Beverly Hills schools should be a major top(see ‘NEXT 100’ page 32)

Greystone Mansion To Host Classic Cars At Concours d’Elegance This Sunday

SIGNING DAY–Beverly Hills High School lacrosse player Dillan Watts signed her letter of intent Monday to play Division 1 lacrosse at Long Island University. Watts, a three-time All-Bay League first teamer and two-time team captain, leaves BHHS with career totals of 104 goals, 24 assists, and 37 interceptions. Pictured (from left): BHHS lacrosse coach Kate Marks, Watts’ parents Kerri Watts and Richard Bosworth, and BHHS principal Carter Paysinger.

By Matt Lopez Classic cars of all kinds will descend upon one of the few nationally registered historic landmarks in California Sunday for the Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance. The event takes place Sunday at Greystone mansion, beginning at 10 a.m. The event is an annual fundraiser aimed toward the ongoing restoration and preservation of the historic Greystone Mansion. Friends of Greystone President Susan Rosen said the MAKING THE DRIVE–Ray Crawford of event is important to help support the ongoing restoration San Clemente is bringing his 1972 Porsche 911S Targa to display at the Grey- of the home. stone mansion Concours d’Elegance this Sunday.

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Playboy Jazz Festival Hosts Free Community Concert Sunday

SPROUTS–Sprouts cut the ribbon on its new Westwood location Wednesday morning, with a host of dignitaries on hand, including Chief Operating Officer Jim Nielsen, Vice President of Bulk and Produce Tom Foulds, Senior Director of Operations Glade Campbell and the store’s manager, Ruben Guerra.

Sprouts Farmers Market Opens Westwood Location To Serve Beverly Hills, Westside By Matt Lopez Sprouts Farmers Market debuted its closest location to Beverly Hills with the grand opening celebration for its new store at 1751 Westwood Blvd. Shoppers who lined up outside with Sprouts’ staffers, along with Chief Operating Of-

ficer Jim Nielsen, were greeted at 7 a.m. with coffee, orange juice, milk and fresh muffins. “Quality of life is clearly important to people who live in Beverly Hills and on the Westside and Sprouts fits naturally into communities like these,” Sprouts communications man-

ager Lauren Rosenblum told The Courier. “We offer college students, working professionals and neighboring residents healthy foods, everyday staples and speciality items at a great value.” Sprouts now has 157 stores nationwide.

A free community concert featuring the New Jump Blues Band will be presented by the Playboy Jazz Festival on Sunday from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Beverly Hills Civic Center Plaza, 450 N. Rexford Dr. The New Jump Blues Band is led by singer/actor Antonio “Huggy Bear” Fargas, who played a character by that name on the Starsky & Hutch television series. The ensemble is known for blending up tempo elements of blues, jazz and calypso with dazzling choreography in a lively revue-style show, which will include a salute to Cinco De Mayo. (see ‘JAZZ’ page 7)

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within 500 feet of a project should be expanded. Mirisch said the task force will meet once a month to discuss ideas for drawing up open government recommendations to pass on to the City Council. “Basically, it's about doing things to be more responsive to the people,” Mirisch told The Courier. “To be more

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the Apple Ball, held at The Beverly Hilton, this year’s honorees shared the meaning of education, their love for Beverly Hills schools and the importance of community support with those in attendance.

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David Codney accompanied by freeflowing Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne. Tasting offerings include gnocchi carbonara, lobster salad, mushroom and

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kick-off event with popsicles. It was something new, Deutsch said – and it worked. Sunday’s fun-filled event drew com-

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The Beverly Hills High School Jazz Band, under the direction of Bill Brad-

open, have best practices and push out information to people so they're not blindsided. We will also discuss dealing with lobbyists.” According to sunshinereview.org, a site dedicated to reviewing state and local government transparency standards, Beverly Hills received only a ‘C’ for its transparency efforts. The site credits The Courier’s efforts to release public salary and benefits information, as well as pension and public records. Perhaps most poignant, was Apple Award recipient BHHS teacher Minna Kim’s reminder to make the greatest use of the hour she has to captivate students’ minds. “I feel so lucky that I teach literature,” she said. “I get to ask students to think about, ‘What is love? Is there a God? What is justice?”

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ricotta crepes, roasted beef tenderloin and a dessert buffet. Priced at $125 per adult and $45 per child under 12, reservations can be made by calling 310-975-2736. munity members throughout the City, in addition to students from all four Beverly Hills middle schools. “It was more of a City-community event,” Deutsch said. “We really wanted to raise school spirit.” bury, will open the show. The community concert is being held in conjunction with the upcoming 35th anniversary Playboy Jazz Festival, set for June 15-16 at Hollywood Bowl.

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Share’s 60th Boomtown Anniversary Starring: The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards Saturday, May 11, 2013 Cocktails and Silent Auction 6:00 pm Dinner & Show 7:30 pm Surprise Special Guest Stars!!! And Shining Spirit Honoree Donell Dadigan And of course, your SHARE ladies The Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom 9876 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills CA 90210

Dressy Western Attire - wear your Denim & Diamonds! Tickets will be held at the door.

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An artist’s rendering of the new Fountainview at Gonda Westside.

Playa Vista Evolves With New Continuing Care Community For Seniors

STORY BOOK LIVING—This charming Beverly Hills English Estate at 712 N. Rexford is turnkey-ready and listed at $6.995 million.

Charming 7-Bedroom Beverly Hills English Estate Listed Under $7 Million By Laura Coleman The six-bedroom Beverly Hills English estate at 712 N. Rexford Dr. is perhaps one of the most enchanting listings on the market today. From the glorious resort-like grounds that illicit immediate tranquility to the massive high-ceiling grand living area, this 5,600-square-foot gem is listed at just under $7 million.

“For those in need of maximum bedroom count and a knockout yard, this is it,” said listing agent Michael Libow. The two-story home built in 1933 sits on almost half an acre and boasts a state-of-the-art kitchen, 7.5 bathrooms, a whimsical backyard complete with a bridge-veiled koi pond, pool, spa and gazebo, to name a few of the property’s charming amenities.

Luxury Home Market Looks Rosy Sans Glasses, Thanks To Foreign Buyers By Laura Coleman This week, the Milken Global Conference took up the issue of the housing recovery and asked the question: Is it real? It’s a tricky question to answer, given that the nation’s fundamentals don’t support a longterm recovery. On top of that, the government is backing the vast majority of mortgages, still offered at historically low interest rates, which further gives the appearance that the U.S. is manufacturing an unsustainable longterm recovery. During a panel discussion entitled, “Housing: An Asset Class or a Place to Live?” on Tuesday, real estate entrepreneur Jeff Greene, who made a fortune by shorting sub-prime loans when he recognized the housing bubble in 2006, said unequivocably that the recovery was not real and in fact, America seemed to be forming yet another housing bubble. “We shouldn’t be so short-sighted,” he cautioned would-be buyers. “This is a government-subsidized recovery.” But even if the fundamentals needed to sustain a true recovery fold, nascent trends indicate that foreign buyers are increasingly looking to the U.S. as a place to invest. According to FivePoint Communi-

ties CEO Emile Haddad, who credited affordability, job creation and confidence with fueling the housing recovery, 80 percent of new homebuyers in Orange County are from Asia. Beverly Hills realtors support this trend, increasingly acknowledging that the number of foreign homebuyers is rising steadily. It’s an odd recovery, surmised panel moderator Rick Newman, chief business correspondent with U.S. News & World Report. He proffered the following trends: sales of new and existing homes have bottomed out and are rising, but the home ownership rate is down; mortgage rates are still close to historic lows, but the federal government is backing virtually all housing mortgages; affordability is “terrific;” and average homes home sale prices are up 9 percent over 2012. JHL Capital Group founder James Litinsky stated his conviction that the housing recovery was indeed real, but cautioned that those looking to capitalize on the rising prices for homes could find it to be a surprising investment when the tides change. “This single family rental business could very quickly turn to very low returns and you have to rely on very high housing appreciation,” he said.

Beverly Hills Home Market Snapshot Median List Average SF 6-Month Median Sale Average SF Price List Price Sales Sale Price Price

Zip Code

Active Listings

90210

118

$5.8 Million

$1,226

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$3.4 Million

$913

90211

7

$1.6 Million

$742

13

$1.5 Million

$610

90212

5

$3.2 Million

$925

8

$1.9 Million

$797

Market Analysis Prepared by Joyce Rey/Coldwell Banker on May 2, 2013

Fountainview at Gonda Westside, a new continuing care retirement community, has begun marketing at a newly opened Sales Center at 12025 Waterfront Dr. in Playa Vista. “The community has been conceived as a healthy aging center and is the first of its kind to be planned in Playa Vista,” said Laurie Nussbaum, director of marketing. “So it will offer an upscale campus environment for seniors to live active, engaged lifestyles, making healthy aging the focus.” Located in the heart of Playa Vista, the community will feature 176 independent living residences in a variety of one- and two-bedroom floorplans ranging from 800-1,550 square feet. Penthouse suites (which will offer up to 2,400 square feet) are designed on the building’s sixth level to take advantage of the views. Underground valet parking will also be provided. The community is anticipated to be completed in 2016. The residential design by international architectural firm, Gensler, optimizes views, natural light and ventilation, while connecting with the outdoors and integrating with the Playa Vista community. Interior amenities are complemented by outdoor features including courtyards and terraces, a rooftop swimming pool, fitness center, garden, sun deck and entertainment area. Planned as components in Fountainview at Gonda Westside are

gourmet dining venues, a theater, salon and day spa, library and business center and a creative arts studio. In addition to Fountainview’s emphasis on educational, cultural and recreational activities, residents will also have access to the greater community of Playa Vista’s array of amenities for recreation, shopping, and entertainment. “Since Playa Vista offers a vibrant urban setting with restaurants, shops and parks, our future residents will benefit from this new urban lifestyle,” said Nussbaum. “Here, there are pedestrian and bike paths interconnecting community parks and open spaces.” With an emphasis on healthy aging, Fountainview at Gonda Westside will provide a continuum of care including 24-hour assisted living and memory care residences planned in secured areas while skilled nursing will be offered nearby. Fountainview at Gonda Westside is a nonprofit development affiliated with The Los Angeles Jewish Home family of communities. The Fountainview sales center is open Sunday through Friday, closed Saturdays. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Sunday and Friday, when the office closes at 4 p.m. Appointments are appreciated and may be made by calling 424-216-7788. For more information, visit www.fountainviewgonda.com.


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E N T E RTA I N M E N T ANIMAL WELFARE HONOREE–The Onyx and Breezy Foundation For the Welfare of Animals honored Grammy/Golden Globe award-winning songwriter Diane Warren (right), The foundation’s spokesperson Ken Howard (left), SAG/AFTRA co-president, chaired the event at a Beverly Hills area home along with his wife, Linda (center), Wanda and Mark Shefts, and co-chair Cindy Kay. Celebrity photographer Christopher Ameruoso was also honored while Michael Burger served as emcee. The non-profit foundation provides financial support to credible organizations and individuals to benefit the welfare of animals. Visit: www.onyxandbreezy.org. Photo by Michael Bezjian

DOLPHIN CALLERS— Beverly Hills lyricist Carol Connors (center), known for her dolphin call, hosted the inaugural “Dolphin Call Calling Contest” in Manhattan Beach on Earth Day, sponsored by Body Glove. Proceeds from donations, like those made by Chip Rosenbloom, owner of the St. Louis Rams, went to Reef Check, an international non-profit dedicated to conservation of two ecosystems: tropical coral reefs and California rocky reefs. The free-to- enter events drew hundreds of children and adults for the two contests. Flanking Connors are contest participants Mikayla and Shayna Chapman. Photo by John Chapman

Many Reasons To See Danish Delight Love Is All You Need; Few Good Reasons For Iron Man 3 Once you get past the overly exaggerated and naïve title, you will thoroughly enjoy the Danish made–Love Is All You Need. Written by Anders Thomas Jensen, directed by co-author Susanne Bier, and starring Pierce Brosnan and Trine Dyrholm, this is an enchanting and humorous story with strong performances all around, especially Dyrholm’s, which is, to put it simply—brilliant. She stars as Ida, a simple Danish hairdresser not in the best of health, who is married to a cheating husband and whose daughter is getting married. En-route to her daughter’s wedding in Italy, she literally bumps into Philip (Brosnan), a high powered business executive living in Denmark, in the airport’s parking structure. As fate would have it, Ida’s daughter is the woman who will be marrying Philip’s son. Okay, a coincidence, but not that far fetched, so go with it. They meet for the first time and those of you who are film savvy will try to predict the ending. You might be right or wrong in your assessment. Either way, you will not be disappointed as the journey, from the opening to the end credits, is an extremely pleasurable 110 minutes. You will laugh, perhaps cry and relate to the uncertainties of life and the adversities involved in moving on. It is not a perfect film. Judicious editing would have made it shorter and tighter and thus, even more enjoyable. However, Ida, who appears matronly at first, grows into a beautiful and most en-

Jerry Cutler on Film dearing character as her coquettish relationship with Philip matures. Trine Dyrholm is a most gifted actress whose performance as nothing less than awesome. Noisy effects, gushing blood, gratuitous sex, guns, high-powered rifles, groin jokes and vomiting are all missing. And, how great is that? 3-1/2 bagels and lots of smear ****** There are a few good reasons to see Iron Man 3—the first one being that all the kids will be going and you'll finally have something to relate with them with at the dinner table. Secondly, the special effects are loud and creative. Third, humor is bountiful especially the witty comments from Robert Downey Jr. during his repartee with Army officer Don Cheadle. The fourth reason being the menacing “evil” mandarin, Ben Kingsley who turns into a Chassidic rabbi sans yarmulka halfway through the feature. Last, but not least, you can feast on the presence of Gwyneth Paltrow, People magazine’s “world's most beautiful woman”...although, I found co-star Rebecca Hall to be much more wholesome and alluring. 2 bagels out of 4

Jerry Ram Cutler, The Courier’s film/TV critic, is also rabbi at Creative Arts Temple.


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Beverly Hills Electric Fountain By Robbie Anderson Special To The Courier “Beverly Hills’ Stunning New Electric Fountain” was the headline appearing along with a picture of the new fountain on the cover of Los Angeles Saturday Night, which had a circulation of 12,000 in June 1931. The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce had also placed pieces in numerous newspapers and magazines including Modern Screen with a circulation of 2,000,000. After the fountain was turned on June 12, 1931 there was a big fight between those who felt slighted by all the press being given the new electric fountain–“with its everchanging spray with lights of various colors that seem to change from one combination to another so the appearance seems to never be twice the same”–at the intersection of Wilshire and Santa Monica Boulevards, had made those on the eastern boundaries of Beverly Hills feel less than adequate. Instead of saying “Do you live north or south of the tracks?” (referring to the trolley line which ran along Santa Monica), the new boundaries’ lines shifted to “Do you live east or west of Beverly Drive?” It was a matter of record that a petition had been circulated by those “Easterners” to install a similar colorful fountain at Doheny Drive and Santa Monica instead the existing one which was far less colorful.

As Beverly Hills approaches the 2014 celebration of the Centennial since its 1914 incorporation as a City, this is the first in an ongoing series of articles by historian Robbie Anderson which originally appeared in The Courier in the summer of 2005. These articles will run on a frequent basis.

The bronze plaque behind the Wilshire-Santa Monica fountain reads: “THIS GROUND WAS PURCHASED BY THE PROPERTY OWNERS OF BEVERLY HILLS NORTH OF SANTA MONICA BOULEVARD WHO HAVE DONATED IT TO THE CITY, ALL UNDER THE SPONSORSHIP OF THE BEVERLY HILLS RESIDENTIAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION” whose directors’ and officers’ names appear on the plaque along with the architects and sculptor. The easterners’ statement was: “While the present fountain is attractive enough in itself, it does not offer the novel color effects and therefore stops less traffic than at ‘the point.’ Extra police officers had to be placed at “the point” during peak evening hours to move along the thousands of motorists whom had come to view the fountain. The contention was they had contributed to the bond issue and thus were entitled to the as much as the “west-enders.” There was a bond issue, but it was for the purchase of the land from the Rodeo Land & Water Company and beautification of this 2-mile strip of land. The fact was that the electric fountain, which cost $22,000, was paid for by the Harold Lloyd family and The Beverly Hills Women’s Club. The fountain was designed by architect Ralph Flewelling who was also responsible for the designs of the new Beverly Hills Post Office and Hawthorne School plus many

homes and commercial buildings in the City. Supervising the construction was Park Superintendent George Chapman who tried to appease the proponents of the Doheny Park in some small way by moving six small palms from around the electric fountain at the point and transplanting them around the Santa Monica and D o h e n y Fountain (at minimal expense). The City would also buy and plant six large Cocos Plumosa palms (which were guaranteed to be in good growing condition for a period of one year) that cost $480. This did little to appease the “easterners,” but did not inspire them to raise the money to build their own. The figure at the top of the structure is symbolic of an Indian rain prayer and the frieze around the base depicts the history of

California, sculpted by Merrel Gage. These historical articles are from Robbie Anderson’s book The Beverly Hills Hotel The First 100 Years. The book is available at www.thebeverlyhillscollection.com/. It can also be purchased at The Beverly Hills Hotel, Brooks Brothers, Gearys, and Book Soup.


HOW DO YOU FEEL? ‘Unforgettable Evening’ With Placido Domingo To Benefit Alzheimer’s Famed singer, conductor and general director of the LA Opera, Placido Domingo will headline The Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter’s benefit “An Unforgettable Evening,” Saturday, May 26 on the grounds of a historic Santa Monica estate. Additional performers include pianist Daniel Faltus, soprano Anush Avetisyan, and tenor Cesar Sanchez. The garden party will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and tapas dinner, followed by an intimate musical program. Coffee and desserts will cap the evening, which also includes a live auction for such items as a trip to Ireland with private castle stay. “During this stellar event, guests will enjoy an elegant garden party and a performance by one of the world’s great tenors,” said Susan Galeas, president /CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association, Southland Chapter. “We’ve called the evening

‘unforgettable’ as a tribute to the thousands of people living with Alzheimer’s in the communities we serve, their caregivers, and the families who support them. We are very grateful to the Disney family . . . especially Susan Disney Lord and Scott Lord, our host committee, and donors for making it a memorable night.” The committee also includes: Debbie and Mark Attanasio, Abigail Disney and Pierre Hauser, Sheri and Roy P. Disney, Timothy Disney, Connie and Amb. John Gavin, Willow (Bay) and Bob Iger, Beth and Josh Friedman, Ilene and Stanley Gold, and Eva and Marc Stern. The event is limited to 250 guests and proceeds benefit the Disney Family Fund of the Alzheimer’s Association, California Southland Chapter. Tickets are $1,000. To RSVP or for more information, visit: www.alz.org/socal or call 323-930-6250.

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Pot Linked To More, Worse Testicular Cancer— Again, Confirming Two Previous Reports USC Norris Cancer Center announced the results of its most recent study on the strong connection between recreational marijuana use and the most severe form of testicular cancer in young men. The American Cancer Society published the results in a peer-reviewed article in its regular journal, Cancer. The article cautions: “the findings suggest that the potential cancer-causing effects of marijuana on testicular cells should be considered not only in personal decisions regarding recreational drug use, but also when marijuana and its derivatives are used to therapeutic purposes in young male patients.” The study focused on men ages 18 –45

who self-reported their recreational drug use. The investigation found that men with a history of using marijuana were twice as likely to have the more severe subtypes of testicular cancer called “non-seminoma” and mixed germ cell tumors. These tumors usually occur in younger men and carry a somewhat worse prognosis than the seminoma subtype. The USC report’s findings confirm those from two previous reports in Cancer on a potential link between marijuana use and testicular cancer. The principal researcher was Victoria Cortessis, MSPH, Ph.D., assistant professor of preventative medicine at USC’s Keck School of Medicine.

CHLA Platelet Gonorrhea ‘Superbug ‘Could Be Donors Can Win ‘Worse Than AIDS’ Analysts Say “Getting gonorrhea from CNBC’s Senior Editor Mark Kings Tickets The Kings Care Foundation, the award-winning, nonprofit children’s charity of the L.A. Kings, has teamed with the Blood Donor Center at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) for “Platelets For Playoffs 2013.” Kings fans are encouraged to donate platelets at CHLA through Wednesday, May 8. Donors will be entered to win two playoff tickets for Game 6 (if necessary) of the Kings Stanley Cup Conference Quarterfinal series against the St. Louis Blues, Friday, May 10. Additionally, one lucky (see ‘PLATELET,’ page 13)

Koba reported Tuesday that an antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea—now considered a superbug—has some analysts saying that the bacteria’s effects could match those of AIDS. “This might be a lot worse than AIDS in the short run because the bacteria is more aggressive and will affect more people quickly,” said Alan Christianson, a doctor of naturopathic medicine. Even though nearly 30 million people have died from AIDS-related causes worldwide, Christianson believes the immediate effect of the gonorrhea strain is more direct.

this strain might put someone into septic shock and death in a matter of days,” Christianson said. “This is very dangerous.” “It’s an emergency situation,” said William Smith, executive director of the National Coalition of STD Directors. “As time moves on, it’s getting more hazardous.” This gonorrhea strain, HO41, was discovered in Japan two years ago in a 31-year-old female sex worker who had been screened in 2009. The bacteria has since been found in Hawaii, California and Norway. (see ‘SUPERBUG,’ page 13)

Susan Baker Is Medical Honoree For Arthritis Walk The Arthritis Foundation’s Pacific Region office has announced that Beverly Hills’ Dr. Susan Baker will be the medical honoree at its 2013 Los Angeles Arthritis Walk, Sunday, June 2 at Santa Monica Pier, Lot 1 North (next to the Pier), 1550 Palisades Beach Road. Baker, in private practice for 11 years, is board certified in internal medicine and rheuma-

tology. “I am pleased to be honored at this year’s walk and am committed to continuing my efforts in supporting those with arthritis to live a pain-free life” Thousands of adults, teens and children from the greater L.A. and Westside areas will attend the walk and enjoy a day of fun and fitness while raising funds to support research in the prevention, control and cure of

arthritis. Registration opens at 7 a.m.; and the walk will begin at 9 a.m. Participants may choose a one- or three-mile non-competitive course. The entire family is invited to join others in the community for the walk. There will be an Arthritis Walk Village, which will feature live entertainment, a (see ‘WALK,’ page 13)

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7 Things To Never Say To A Grandmother Q. Dear Dr. Fran, my wife and I spend a lot of time watching our grandchildren. Since both their mom and dad work full time jobs, my wife and I have babysat them since they were born. They are now 8- and 11years-old. My wife is sensitive and constantly complains that people say mean things to her about her role with the grandkids. Can you please write some pointers for people to be more compassionate? Thanks. Douglas S. A. Dear Douglas, no two families are alike. And, no one, absolutely no one, truly knows what goes on in someone else’s house unless they live there. Today, it takes two paychecks to make ends meet for many families in America; and grandparents are becoming more and more involved in helping raise extended family. That said, parents still have the main influence on their children’s behavior and emerging personalities. We all have the capacity to categorize. Some people are more judgmental and opinionated than others. It doesn’t feel good to be judged. Surely, your wife is selective about whom she chooses to be close friends with. Acquaintances often misstep and say inappropriate things. Here are my “Top 7 Things Never To Say To A

Dr. Fran Walfish Answers Your Questions Grandmother.” • “You do so much for them, they must want to be with you all the time.” This is hurtful because no child wants to be with their grandparents all the time. • “If you really want a relationship with your grandchildren go to their Facebook page.” This comment can render a grandparent helpless since many do not know how to use Facebook. • “How can you let him talk disrespectfully to you...you’re his grandmother.” Behavioral management of children lies primarily in the hands of parents, not grandparents. Every child is on a learning curve. Some kids are still learning to inhibit disrespectful impulses. It’s not grandma’s fault. • “Your grandkids are so wild, don’t their parents teach them how to behave?” This type of comment is a direct criticism about your children’s parenting skills. It’s an insult to grandma, too. • “You’re go good to your grandchildren. Enjoy them while you can because you

know how teenagers only want to be with their friends.” This is a particularly hurtful statement because it triggers unnecessary separation anxiety in grandma. Enjoy today...why worry about tomorrow. • “Do you go to all their basketball games?...they may not always want a big cheering section.” Many grandparents reap pleasure from watching their grandchildren compete in sports. It’s mean to imply the kids may not always want grandma there. It’s also none of their bee’s wax. • “Mother’s Day is coming...they better honor you as you deserve.” This may be insensitive because it implies you give to your kids and grandkids with an expectation of something in return. Also, many young families mark Mother’s Day by making mommy feel special and honored. Grandmothers often take a backseat to mothers. If they don’t make a big deal over grandma this comment may rub it in. Happy early Mother’s Day, moms and grandmas!

Dr. Fran Walfish–Beverly Hills psychotherapist and author of The Self-Aware Parent at www.DrFranWalfish.com. Send questions to franwalfish@gmail.com.

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donor will also win a Kings game-used autographed stick. “Last year, as the ‘Platelets For Playoffs’ program kept moving forward with one Kings victory after another; and so did the excitement around the hospital,” said Aileen Jenkins, supervisor of the Blood Donor Center. “There were platelets donated by 156 fans during this promotion. Thanks to the promotion, some of these fans

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Because it resists current antibiotic treatment, the strain has been placed in the superbug category with other resistant bacteria, such as MRSA and CRE. These superbugs kill about half the people they attack, and nearly one in 20 hospital patients become infected with one, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Though no deaths from HO41 have been reported, ef-

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Kids Zone, activities, and refreshments. The annual Arthritis Walk brings together thousands of children and adults suffering from arthritis, as well as members of the residential and busi-

May 3, 2013 | Page 13 have become regular donors to help the hospital’s patients. With the number of platelets donated by Kings fans, we were able to help more than 300 children who have bone marrow disease, leukemia and other cancers.” Platelet donations take two to three hours to complete. Because of these time constraints, platelet donors must schedule appointments. To make an appointment or for information, email blooddonorcenter@chla.usc.edu or call 323-361-2441. forts to combat it must continue, Smith said. “We have to keep beating the drum on this,” he stated. “The potential for disaster is great.” According to the CDC, about 20 million a year contract a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and result in about $16 billion in medical costs. More than 800,000 of STD cases reported are gonorrhea infections, with most occurring in people between the ages of 15 and 24. ness communities. More walk details are available at: www.losangelesarthritiswalk.org There are 1.2 million adults in L.A. County, and 42,000 children in California, who suffer from arthritis. In the nation, arthritis affects more than 50 million adults (1 in 5).


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and I was doubting myself with my preparation. But then, as soon as I walked out on to the stage and heard people clapping for me and saw my friends and family in the audience, I felt as though the stage is home and that I am safe to open my heart to the audience.” The sole opera singer, Berkman selected O mio Babbino Caro from the Giacomo Puccini opera Gianni Schicchi and Il Bacio by Luigi Arditi. Saturday evening’s “Night of Concerti with Young Stars of Tomorrow” at the Colburn School showcased an array of talent, including several pianists in addition to the Dream Youth Singers chorus, but Berkman’s aria from Puccini’s one-act comic opera about a young woman’s plea to her father to bless her union with the man she loves was certainly the highlight of a magical evening. “I always loved singing since I was a very little kid, and as soon as I saw my first opera I knew I wanted to sing opera,” she said.


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Hara & Co. Makes Its Easy To Find That Luxury Item Mom Deserves ara & Co. has opened its first U.S. store, on Beverly Dr., buying, selling and trading pre-owned items including high-end handbags, watches and jewelry. Open only three weeks, the shop’s shelves are filled with designer name purses by Chanel and Hermes, Louis Vuitton handbags, luggage and wallets; necklaces and rings by Cartier, Tiffany, Bulgari and David Webb, watches by Rolex, Cartier, Breitling, Patek Philippe and Pannerai, and much more. For Mother's Day, through May 11, the store is offering shoppers $100 discount coupons to use toward the purchase of $1,500 or more, through June 30.* The company was founded in 1954 when Sumiko Hara, mother of the current CEO, Yukio Hara, opened a pawn shop in the WWII-devastated, but recovering Yokohama, Japan. Over the decades the company became the trusted source of authentic high-end accessories, and Mr. Hara is a founding member of Japan Anti Trading Fakes Association (currently a chairman), created to combat the trafficking of fake merchandise among pawn brokers. At last month's opening of the BH boutique, Hara said, "as an ardent supporter against the production of fake purses and watches, I want to make sure all the pre-owned handbags and watches we buy are the real things. Everything we sell is guaranteed to be 100-percent authentic and all items come with 100-percent

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money-back guarantee.” What sets Hara & Co. apart is its appraisers and staff with years of experience with high-end items. A luxury expert and long-time independent luxury dealer Wesley Hatakeyama is is general manager; and assistant manger Ritsuko Wakamatsu spent 10 years with Tiffany and De Beers. When clients bring an item in, an expert appraiser inspects the merchandise. Only after a rigorous inspection does the product get approval and listed in the online shop or sold in the store. After authentication, pieces are polished and cleaned by a skilled associate. Watches are serviced by the original manufacturer or by an approved technician. Clients can bring their pieces to the store for an appraisal from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Or they can call for an appointment to assure complete privacy and confidentiality. If clients accept the appraised price, Hara & Co. pays cash or check on the spot. The goal at Hara & Co. is for customers to have the best shopping experience; whether they’re just browsing, have items to sell, are interested in specific pieces or have special requests. *When visiting the store from May 111, customers receive a coupon that can be used until June 30, 2013. For in-store purchases only and cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Not applicable to past online, ebay or in-store purchases.

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Luxury Fashion Brand Leggiadro Reopens in Beverly Hills After seven years on Melrose Place, Leggiadro has come back to its roots for good in Beverly Hills. eggiadro, the fashion brand known for its ultra-luxe spor tswear, has announced the opening of its new West Coast flagship location on N. Cañon Drive. “I’ve always loved the unique The new Leggiadro boutique on N. Cañon Drive. character of Melrose dent. Place, but Beverly Hills is where Leggiadro welcomes its clients to Leggiadro is truly at home,” said shop its limed edition collections at 13 Creative Director Ann Ross. “The boutiques nationwide, including in New Beverly Hills customer is a sophisticat- York, Pam Beach, Nantucket, Naples, ed woman who knows and understands Americana Manhasset, Kiawah Island, the finest luxury details.” Palm Deser t, Ocean Reef Club, Leggiadro’s sportswear is made Montecito, Sarasota, Dallas, Bay using luxurious fabrics sourced in Italy. Harbor and now Beverly Hills. Extraordinary attention, from concepThe Beverly Hills’ boutique’s hours tion to finishing, is paid to every piece will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday through in the collection. These details make Saturday. the lifestyle brand a perfect fit for the Leggiadro is a vertically integrated sophisticate who wants clothes that retailer known for its ultra-luxe sportstravel well, taking her seamlessly from wear. Founded in 1985, the familyboardroom meetings and charity lunch- owned business has a loyal following of eons to evening cocktails. discerning women who appreciate the “Our collection offers new styles uncompromised fit, comfort and attenshipping almost weekly and the new tion to detail. location offers our customers a convenFor more information visit, ient way to stop by on a regular basis,” www.leggiadro.com. said Brooks Ross, Leggiadro’s presi-

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“Ask the Expert” presentations & breakfast hosted by Belmont Village Westwood, May 22 and 23.

they’re feeling comes from their own grief,” Sanborn said. Belmont Vils anyone who has been a lage Westwood at family caregiver can tell 10475 Wilshire you, it can be one of the Blvd. will host a most rewarding experiences of breakfast presenyour life. But it is also one of the tation on Wednesmost emotional and challenging, day, May 22, especially when taking care of which will be someone with dementia. repeated ThursIt’s not uncommon for careday, May 23. givers to feel overwhelmed, burSanborn, a dened, frightened, resentful, nationally known bewildered and trapped. One gerontologist, will might say that dementia bespeak about carecomes the unwanted guest who giver issues, shedtakes over the household, chang- Beverly Sanborn, ding light on what ing the normal dynamic and Belmont Village Senior caregivers can do redefining roles in ways that are Living VP of programs to help find their unexpected and at times hard to way out of the accept. maze of emotion and get in touch with Worse still, extended family can more positive ways to cope. be unsupportive and at times adverRegistration starts at 8:30 a.m., sarial as they struggle to understand with the presentation and breakfast the new family order. from 9-10:30 a.m. “The challenge is to find ways to Networking and tours will be availcope with these feelings and rediscov- able following the presentation. er the rewarding aspects of caring for There is no charge to attend, but your loved one,” said Beverly Sanborn, reservations are suggested because VP of programs for Belmont Village of limited seating. Senior Living. Call 310-475-7501 to reserve a “Most people genuinely want to spot. Valet parking is provided. take the best possible care of those For more information about Belthey love, but the reality is hard. mont Village or the event, call 310Many caregivers bury these emotions 475-7501 or visit www.belmontvilbecause they feel guilty; but they lage.com. need to realize that much of what

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Brunch And Take Mom To Raw his year, instead of the typical buffet, why not spice things up and take mom someplace different—like Raw fish & rice sushi restaurant. Newly opened on Rober tson Boulevard, the restaurant is already winning fans with its authentic contemporar y sushi made from fresh, high-quality ingredients. Co-owner Eric Sansangasakun — who owns two other Southern California restaurants, including Gindi Thai in Burbank—decided to bring that locale’s Chef Al Pisan to Beverly Hills to showcase his cooking skills. Says Sansangasakun: “He’s a great chef” who’s created a menu of straightforward sushi guests can enjoy “omakase” style at the sushi bar or at their table if they want more privacy. The name may be Raw, but there are numerous cooked items on the menu; and Pisan has created signature dishes like: • the ebisu roll with yellowtail, shrimp tempura, avocado on soy with a creamy, chili-infused sauce. • the crunchy roll with crab meat, shrimp tempura, a creamy sauce, sushi rice and soy paper. • light and delicious grilled ono with a dipping sauce. Pisan is still refining his planned Mother’s Day specials. Raw’s fresh approach to food is reflected in the clean, streamlined interior. “People come in and tell us they like what we’ve done with the

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space,” reports Sansangasakun. “It’s clean, and the night lighting is romantic. And there’s not any bamboo in sight.” The intimate restaurant is also big on details; tables aren’t “reserved,” they’re “promised.” Knowing that diners have a lot of choices, especially when it comes to sushi, Sansangasakun has assembled a knowledgeable staff, with some coming from his Summer Canteen in Toluca Lake. “We believe a connection with customers is impor tant,” says Sansangasakun. “Some places don’t care and just get by;” at Raw, it’s about presentation and a complete dining experience. Open only a few weeks, Raw already has regulars like the family that’s eaten there eight times. Chef Pisan also has a following that now comes to Raw for his appetizers and warm bites, raw dishes and salads, rolls, nigiri and sashimi. While the menu makes it easy to find favorites, there are hundreds of types of rolls that can be made, Sansangasakun reveals; “way to many to list.” And special requests are welcome if diners don’t see what they want on the menu. Raw will soon be offering delivery and catering to offices, Sansangasakun says. Raw fish & rice 201 S. Robertson Blvd, 424-279-9111, rawbh.com


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Maxferd For One-Of-A-Kind Gifts, Low-Interest Loans he original “pawn stars,” Maxferd Jewelry & Loan, is making it easy to surprise mom this year with a one-of-a-kind gift. From Thursday, May 9 through Saturday, May 11, Maxferd is taking 30 percent off the marked price of most items in its incredible inventory* and also paying the sales tax. In many cases these are discounts from 65 to even 95 percent off retail prices; and just in time for Mother’s Day. “Pawn shopping is friendly, fun and full of surprises,” says Manager Josh Ickovic. “And taking advantage of our Mother’s Day sale is a great time to come in.” He encourages shoppers to visit and see the constantly changing

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selection. Both value and finding one-of-akind pieces separate Maxferd from other jewelr y stores. “Often when you’re looking at estate jewelr y, you’re looking at something that’s been in someone’s family for a long time and that may be more than 100 years old. Often, they’re custom made; and now they're here for sale,” Ickovic adds. The large selection of vintage pieces is complemented with luxurybrand items including pieces by Tiffany & Co. and Cartier. Treasures aren’t limited to jewelr y. Ickovic has high-end cr ystal pieces, silverware sets and high-end furs, often selling at 10-20 percent of their value.

In addition, Maxferd offers expert jewelry repair, gemologist evaluation, competitive gold buying, full confidentiality, and the most upscale of pawnshopping experience. Maxferd’s history as an institution of confidence dates to the days following the California Gold Rush when Maxferd Loan Office opened its doors in 1884 near Market Street in downtown San Francisco. Offering quick, confidential, cash loans and huge savings on estate jewelry to the public, Maxferd, created a lasting reputation that makes it the longest continuing pawn shop in operation in the U.S. Famous San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen, said, “Maxferd’s is the Tiffany of pawn shops.”

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The Name Says It All, Bring Mom The ‘Luxury’ She Deserves hen they’re looking for fine estate jewelry, custom-designed and created jewelr y, and signed pieces by the top names in the business, people turn to Luxury Jewels of Beverly Hills. In business for 20 years, the store has become the go-to destination for luxury items by Cartier, Tiffany & Co., Rolex and Patek Philippe. Those looking for that special piece for mom, can take advantage of Luxury Jewel’s Mother's Day sale on the store’s entire collection including stones, bracelets, pins, necklaces and pendants, earrings, watches, art and antiques and more with items ranging from $500 to more than $1 million. Peter Sedghi, owner, has developed an international reputation as a buyer and seller of top-quality stones and jewelry; and he travels the world to find them. He’s been called to Thailand, China and Italy to evaluate rare gems. And his experience and knowledge as a gemologist help him determine if “it’s something we want to buy and design something beautiful around.” He also has the benefit of growing up in the family business. His parents are brother are in the trade; and his uncle got him involved. “I love the interesting people I meet and the travel,” says Sedghi who has a background as a professional jazz musician, having played drums and percussion since he was 12. He even toured as part of the band, the

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Icabods. Luxury Jewels is also known for it’s custom work. Whether its a ring, necklace, bracelet or anything a client imagines—“If someone comes in with an idea,” says Sedghi, “we can design it, create it from scratch and make it come to life.” The store’s designers can also redesign and update family heirlooms to create virtually new pieces. For couples ready to tie the knot, the store also has a large selection of engagement rings. What sets the store apart, Sedghi says, are the selection—”we’ve very picky about what we buy and make”— and as a wholesaler supplying other stores; “we don’t charge ridiculous prices.” Luxury Jewels has an appraiser on staff for customers who want to sell items; and they also offer high-amount collateral loans for people who need money and don’t want to go through a bank. Clients can bring in an item and walk out with a check for $100,000$500,000. “We don’t advertise that so much and keep it low key and confidential for our clients’ privacy,” Sedghi reveals. The boutique, at its previous location for 10 years, is marking three years at its current site, 203 S. Beverly Dr. For more information, call 310205-0093.


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pring bridal fashion week wrapped up last week and the name Jenny Packham seems to be on the lips of every fashionable bride-to-be. The Londonbased Packham has been designing bridal and eveningwear for more than 25 years and was voted Best British Bridal Designer in both 2011 and 2012. She’s also known for dressing some of the most glamorous red carpet girls such as Angelina Jolie, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Beyonce, and also counts the Duchess of Cambridge and Adele among her biggest fans. Jenny came to the American market a little more than three years ago and has rapidly earned a reputation for consistently designing a simply stunning bridal collection that exudes modest sensuality.

the PBS series Downton Abbey, many brides are requesting more sleeves, higher necks and slimmer silhouettes. “I remember there was a time when everybody wanted strapless. It’s really nice we’re selling dresses with sleeves again - it opens up what you can design.” said Packham during her stop in Beverly Hills. One can see the Downton Abbey influence in her 2013 collection which favors cascading layers of ethereal silk chiffon, sumptuous draped satins and exquisite French lace. Her silhouettes feature sculptured corsetry, scalloped hems and twinkling crystals in a spectrum of antique metallic champagnes and silvers reminiscent of turn of the century romanticism.

church location to take their vows, now beaches, gardens and in some cases, rented European countryside estates are the preferred sites to say “I do.”

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ccessories are also an area of growth Jenny is seeing within her company. Her bridal accessories collection comprises of ethereal headbands, bracelets, collars and belts in a spectrum of delicate tones. “I have many customers coming into my stores in London, Paris and New York just to buy our headbands,” noted Packham. “ Eveningwear trends are already being influenced by the upcoming movie The Great Gatsby and beaded headbands are worn for more occasions than just weddings,” she continued.

Her pieces are well suited for another trend in The collection of Jenny Packham’s bridal designs U nlike ready-to-wear fashions, bridal trends nuptial planning - the destination wedding. move a bit slower. However, with the popularity of Couples are no longer choosing the traditional can be found locally at Saks Fifth Avenue.

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alone. I want them to feel a sense of community that there are people who have been

through cancer,” Waller said. “If you can reach one person and let them know they're not alone, it's worth it.” Waller will walk the Sur-

vivors Lap to kick off the event, then join her fellow survivors for breakfast. The event begins at 9 a.m. with speeches by Beverly Hills dignitaries, followed by the Survivors Lap and breakfast. Th r o u g h o u t

the day there will be live music, a kids zone, games, food trucks, karaoke and more. There will be an evening Luminaria Ceremony to honor those who lost their lives to cancer. Movies begin at 9 p.m. and play well into the wee hours of the morning. The closing ceremony begins Sunday at

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ic for the committee. Clark advocates for the importance of STEM in elementary schools, along with classes offering Mandarin Chinese. He said programs encouraging kids to participate in the local community are crucial. One issue near and dear to Clark's heart, and one he won a Nobel Peace Prize for in 2007, is climate change. Clark said he wants to discuss turning Beverly Hills into a climate neutral city. He can see a day when school buildings

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“You don't need to be a car lover to come to this event,” Rosen said. “Just being there, walking around the mansion, it takes you back in time.” The entire mansion will be completely open for tours throughout the day. The event honors the 60th anniversary of Porsche and the 40th anniversary of the 1973 Porsche 911 RS. Ray Crawford, a San Clemente resident, will be driving down with his 1972 Porsche 911S Targa. He is coming with a big group of friends from both in and out

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tural wood, will certainly draw visitors throughout Los Angeles to its first-class productions, it’s what Zoltan Pali of SPF Architects is doing to transform the historic Italianate former Post Office at the corner of Canon and Santa Monica that has us particularly excited. Decorated by some 24,000 original terracotta roof tiles restored using Dawn dish soap, the main entrance of the nationally registered historic Post Office boasts three original doors from 1934. Once inside, visitors will be treated to eight rare Depression-era fresco murals depicting the country’s labor force and postal service which crown the marbleclad walls in the Grand Hall – the only space of the original building for public use. Now, the 3,000-square-foot hall will host exhibits, in addition to the gift shop, café and concierge services. Once fully refurbished, the original

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tress of the year award for her role as Marry Lennox, told The Courier. “Because I was up against so many people from performing arts schools, when they were announcing the nominees, I was pretty sure that they would not call my name. I owe this award to my family

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Professor, a title reserved for eminent individuals from the arts, sciences, professions, business and community and national leadership. Judge Robert Maclay Widney was USC’s founder. “USC is thrilled to have General Petraeus join our faculty as a Judge Widney Professor,” said President C. L. Max

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and government buildings could be solar powered. A day when City walkways and parking lots could be covered by thin film solar panels. “Hydrogen cell fuel cars are going to be huge. Every car maker plans to have them on the market by 2016-17,” Clark said. “I would love to get one of those stations here in Beverly Hills.” The committee will hold its first meeting on Monday, May 13 at City Hall from 5 to 7 p.m. in conference room B. Residents interested in learning more can contact Clark at wwclark13@gmail.com. of California who are planning to stay at Luxe Rodeo Drive, while supporting the local economy by shopping and eating in Beverly Hills. “It’s a no-brainer,” Crawford told The Courier. “It's a great event, great cars. I've been getting all my friends together to come out and be a part of it.” No on-site parking will be allowed on the day of the event. Parking is available blocks east of Greystone at First Credit Bank Building, 9255 Sunset Blvd. in West Hollywood. Same-day tickets can also be purchased there. Tickets are available at www.greystoneconcours.org. building will also house the Studio Theater, the Theater School for Young People, and administrative offices. The original postmaster suite will be used as a private dining room, while the original mail sorting room will become the Studio Theatre with a specially designed collapsible seating unit that will accommodate up to 150 people. Adjacent to the Post office, the newly constructed contemporary state-ofthe art Goldsmith Theater will be fronted by a Sculpture Garden where visitors can meander along paths through a landscaped garden. The Promenade Terrace, connected to the garden by gently tiered steps, will be an oasis of lush green terraces designed by Ron Lutsko and Associates that can be used for special gala events or simple relaxation. While selection of the first performance is still in the works – the date for it is set: Oct. 17, when the inaugural gala marks the Annenberg’s grand opening. and everyone who worked so hard on this beautiful show, especially the faculty." Both Weissbuch and Herbert, who received the award for female soloist of the year for her role as Lily, will go on to compete on a Broadway stage in New York for the national titles and cash awards of up to $10,000, plus four year college scholarships. Nikias in a statement. “He embodies all the noble qualities of our founder along with a fearless commitment to excellence. His presence will have a profound impact on our students across many disciplines.” Petraeus will spend time at USC each academic semester starting this fall teaching classes, participating in seminars, panels and workshops.


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true test on City salary, pension and benefit reform. In 2009, the City Council converted retiree medical benefits for Beverly Hills Executive Employees from a defined benefit plan to a defined contribution plan. That reduced the amount of retiree benefits for executives, while benefiting the City in terms of cutting unfunded liabilities. The City does not pay lifetime retiree medical for firefighters after age 65, but for all firefighters aside from the fire chief and deputy fire chief, those payments are picked up by the Beverly Hills Firefighters Association. Fire chief and deputy fire chief are executive employees and thus, are not a part of the union’s bargaining group and ineligible for lifetime retiree medical contribution from the

City past age 65. Now, City staff is recommending footing the bill for the executives and reverting back to the pre-2009 policy, paying lifetime retiree medical for the two positions, an idea that Mirisch is turning the proverbial water hose on. Before Batallion Chief Ralph Mundell accepted a promotion to deputy fire chief in December, he admits did not look at the executive compensation plan before submitting his application and misread a portion of the plan regarding retirement payments after 65. He said he assumed Deputy Chief received lifetime coverage, as all other firefighters do. Mundell and the City are seeking a way to change the current policy and revert back to allowing the chief and deputy chief to receive lifetime retiree medical, which City Manager Jeff Kolin told The Courier would cost the City

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$10,000 per year for the life of each retired employee. “I happen to be the poster child on this one, which is not my favorite place to be,” Mundell told The Courier. “The issue is that if the City doesn’t match what you can get as a Fire Association member, there isn’t much incentive to want to move up through the ranks.” Mirisch’s issue with the proposal stems from the uncertain financial situation it puts the City in. Mirisch’s hypothetical example was that Mundell is promoted, then retires after one year. The City is still on the hook for $10,000 each year for the rest he and his spouse’s lives. Additionally, a new firefighter would be promoted to fill that spot and would also be eligible for the $10,000 per year in retirement pay. When Fire Chief Tim Scranton retires, the same will be true for his replacement. Over time, such a scenario could cost the City hundreds of thousands of dollars. Mirisch said that rather than having the City throw money at the situation, he

would like to see the Firefighters Association get involved to pick up some of the cost, which would allow Mundell, or another employee, the ability to keep the coverage they currently have. “We suggested that we’d like to promote from within, but we need your help. Help us shoulder some of the burden,” Mirisch told The Courier. “The Firefighters Association has point blank refused to be a part of the solution.” Mirisch said the other option is to simply hire from outside the City for those key hires. “Someone who comes from outside would not have the expectation of getting whatever the current benefit is,” Mirisch said. “For certain people, nothing is too expensive and it’s just not fair to put the taxpayers on the hook for this.” Kolin confirmed to The Courier that the City asked the union to help with the costs, but that request was denied. Union head Dennis Andrews said it would not be in the best interest of the union to “take on the additional costs.” “Frankly, we were hoping

BEVERLY HILLS that would be the happy meeting point.” Kolin said. Andrews told The Courier he thinks it is only fair for the City to pick up the costs, because Beverly Hills police officers holding similar executive positions are eligible for lifetime benefits. “You lose administrative time, medical retirement, it gets to the point where there is less incentive for folks to move in and take those spots.” he said. Mundell said he didn’t believe the union should have to pick up those costs. “It’s not a good way to run a paramilitary organization,” Mundell said. “From an organizational perspective, it kind of grey's the boundaries.” Mirisch said he believes a major underlying issue for the firefighters is the loss of overtime pay they would receive once they move to executive positions, which are not eligible for overtime. Kolin told The Courier a batallion chief’s total overtime pay averages out to about $100,000 per year. That number is higher than the median household income for residents living in the 90211 zip code. “If this is all based on the fact that they might not get as much overtime, that indicates a systemic problem.” Mirisch said. Mirisch said the cost would be easier to swallow if the City were given a guarantee from Mundell, or other employees to come after him, that they wouldn’t just retire after one year in the executive post, an idea Mundell doesn’t seem keen on. “I’ve been an employee for 27 years, but I don’t know what the future holds, so it’s difficult for me to predict that.” Mundell said. The item was to come up at Tuesday’s formal City Council meeting, but because the City failed to produce a state-required actuarial report, it will be pushed back to a later meeting.

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A N O T H E R B I RT H D AY ! ? William Fitzgerald

Doris Lazner

Lisa Korbatov

Lynn Ziman

Emilia Mandel

Sheri Rosenblum

Marjorie Pressman Roger Lefkon

Nina Diamante

Nancy Nebenzahl

Alyce Morris Winston

Lillian Raffel

Don Rickles

Pam Kurtz

BIRTHDAY GREETINGS— Celebrating are Pam Kurtz, The Courier’s Roger Lefkon, Lillian Raffel, Nancy Nebenzahl, Emilia Mandell, and Frankie Valli (May 3); William Fitzgerald, Chuck Avis and Alyce Morris Winston (May 4); Ann B. Davis and Lynn Ziman (May 5); George Clooney, and Tom Bergeron (May 6); Don Rickles, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Tennille and Melissa Gilbert (May 8); James L. Brooks, Candice Bergen, Billy Joel, Doris Lazner and Marjorie Pressman (May 9); and belatedly Sheri Rosenblum and Lisa Korbatov (Apr. 28)

Joan Mangum The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater L.A. presented its annual “Accessories for Success” Spring Luncheon/Fashion Show (from Neiman Marcus) at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Philanthropist Barbara Lazaroff of Spago fame, president of Imaginings Design, Inc., received the group’s “Innovator” award from publicist Howard Bragman. The other honoree was producer Lori McCreary, CEO of Revelations Entertainment, who was presented the “Excellence in Mentoring” award which was presented by her Revelations’ co-founder, Oscar BBBS-LA HONORS–The Guild of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater winning actor Morgan Freeman. Los Angeles held its “Accessories for Success” luncheon at The Beverly Hills Hotel which included a Neiman Marcus fashion show. Pictured (from left): publicist Howard Bragman who presented co-honoree Barbara Lazaroff with the “Innovator” award; Tiffany Siart, CEO of BBBS-LA; co-honoree Lori McCreary whose “Excellence in Mentoring” award was presented by her business partner, Oscar-winning actor Morgan Freeman. Photo by Maxine Picard Actress/model Amber Valletta emceed. Anne Globe and Sharon Harroun Peirce served as honorary co-chairs while Guild President Mary Willard and Teri Simpson co-chaired the luncheon. One highlight was a Protect your investment this summer. Only $50! Make-A-Match appeal by Sarah Purcell and Jeremy Weinglass, who also played the piano during the event. Prior to the luncheon, luxury accessories boutique vendors donated a portion of proceeds from sales to BBBSLA. These included Classy Bag Lady, Gourmet Blends, Hostess Gifts To Go, Jacqueline B, Moonlite, Mrs. McCartney’s Teas, Over The Top, Park Vogel, Rosana Boutique, Shelley’s Closet, Two Gems and Treasured Accessory. Also thank you to Cheryl Albert of XIV Karats, who provided bracelets for purchase with 100 percent of the proceeds going to BBBSLA. Founded in 1986, the guild is dedicated to promoting awareness and raising financial support for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater L.A. It has raised more than $10 million to support the one-to-one mentoring proMon.-Sat. 10:30am-5pm grams. 215 So. Robertson Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 ****** www.DickerAndDickerFurs.com Usually when it’s one’s birthday, she is the recipient of gifts and accolades... Well, in the case of the philanthropist Beverly Cohen, she turned her birthday into a day of giving to an organization very dear to • 310-652-3877 • her... The Jeffrey Foundation. The day-long event began at the foundaPick-up & Delivery Available. tion, where we were greeted by the children there, who did a special musical performance for us, accompanied by Carmina Glicklich on the piano recently donated by Robert Spencer and the estate of Richard “Mr.” Blackwell. After the morning festivities ended, it was off to the Four Seasons for a luncheon for 80 of Beverly’s nearest and dearest... and to continue finding out more about The Jeffrey Foundation (video) and hearing from founder Alyce Morris Winston... a heartwarming and wonderful story that started 41 years ago. Since the 1980s, Beverly has been committed to this non-profit and created the “Circle of Love,” which now has 500 members. Beverly had also asked on the invitation that in lieu of gifts we make a donation to the foundation. The afternoon was not only about supporting this wonderful organization but about having fun... and, fun we had... Doug Houston, who’s a one man show of singing rock’n’country, was absolutely great. Visit: www.thejeffreyfoundation.com or call 323-965-7536.

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Astrology by Holiday Mathis TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (May 3). Good habits bring success. This month’s change to your routine will lead to your biggest win yet. New relationships shape up during the next six weeks. You’ll earn an excellent rating in some regard and be promoted in July. Travel, research and education are worth an investment, and you’ll commit wholeheartedly in October. Pisces and Scorpio people adore you. TAURUS (Apr. 20-May 20). To be able to think strategically is a talent, though those who possess this gift, yourself included, often form their brilliant plans so effortlessly they don’t give the process the credit it deserves. GEMINI (May 21-June 21). Good enough doesn’t thrill you. Like a diver after pearls, you will search for what is truly rare and beautiful, even if you have to plunge the depths to do so. CANCER (June 22-July 22). If you wait until you really feel like telling others how wonderful they are, you’ll waste time and miss out on relationships. Give compliments now, if only for the practice. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22). Though you are the most generous of the bunch, you prefer not to be noticed for this. In fact, it embarrasses you to be called out in this way. For this reason, you’re better off giving anonymously. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22). Gifts are nice, except they obligate you to the giver. A sweet thank-you note is often the least you can do in return. Avoid setting a precedent of physical gift-giving. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23). You’ll commit your talent to the job of making someone else look better. You’re on the lookout for work that’s already quite good and just needs a few refinements to become spectacular. SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21). Brilliant timing is the theme of the day. You’ll get the peaceful feeling that everything occurs precisely when it’s supposed to, even when nothing is going according to plan. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21). The wind is invisible, but its strength changes the landscape. You love with a power that is stronger than the wind, and the force of your feelings will move people. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19). Because you are so ambitious, you sometimes overestimate what you can accomplish in a day. But with consistent effort, you will hit your marks—if not today, then soon! AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18). You sense when people aren’t telling the whole truth, but often don’t press the issue, sensitive to their need for privacy. Maybe the truth is too embarrassing. Anyway, you’ll slyly figure it out on your own. PISCES (Feb. 19-Mar. 20). When you spend time with someone who under-appreciates you, you begin to believe your gifts are not worth much. To keep your light shining bright, you must go where its radiance is celebrated. ARIES (Mar. 21-Apr. 19). Tight friendships sometimes leave little room for outsiders, but this can be unhealthy–especially now, when it's best to have many opinions and influences. Broaden your social horizons.


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Frances Allen Desert Roundup If a photograph is a snapshot of a moment in time, then the collected work of internationally famed photographer Michael Childers (pictured below) presents a visual history of celebrity spanning the past halfcentury. But, for one night of the year, Childers’ talents as a producer presents the Desert with a true gift – an ensemble performance by a cast of Broadway and Hollywood stars, each performing one song for “One Night Only.” Childers began his philanthropic work throughout the southwest more than a decade ago, and since 2008 has sold out the 1,100-seat McCallum Theatre each year with his signature production benefiting Jewish Family Service of the Desert, a local non-sectarian, non-profit which provides counseling and social services to anyone in need, regardless of age, income, ethnicity or lifestyle. This year’s “One Night Only” cast, consisting of 28 individual celebrity performers and the Palm Desert High School Choir, featured the music that surrounded the excitement and love of Childers’ life, and contained a film narrated by him interspersed among the on-stage performances. Each year, in addition to the ultimate treat of attending the performance, there is a cast party for the entertainers and major event underwriters. This year’s party was at the Rancho Mirage estate of Helene Galen, underwriter and honorary co-chair. Among the other guests noted were the other honorary co-chairs Annette Bloch, Barbara Keller and Harold Matzner along with event co-chairs Barbara Fromm and Terri Ketover, along with Tim Hanlon, representing Wells Fargo Bank, presenting sponsor for “One Night Only.” Once again, Michael Childers presented an evening of remarkable performances, creating memories to last far beyond the show and its well-earned thunderous closing standing ovation. ****** Flowing champagne, drugs and sex – a lots of sex–sounds like a pretty interesting read, and it is. It pertains to Grace Robbins and her husband, Harold, whose steamy, potboiler novels have sold more than 750 million copies around the world. Grace and Harold helped create the sex-power-glamour genre, not only in Harold’s novels, but also in their daily lives during the 60s, 70s and early-80s. Harold has passed on, and Grace is passing along some of the more intimate details of their torrid lives in a new book, Cinderella And The Carpetbagger. Since Palm Springs was one of the Robbins’ top playgrounds, it is only fitting that Melvyn’s Restaurant inside the legendary Ingleside Inn is hosting a three-course gourmet book signing along with a Q&A period on Wednesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. The all-inclusive cost is $65 per person. Reservations and further information are available at 760-325-2323.

BIRTHDAY BOY–The Courier’s Founder March Schwartz (right) marked his 96th birthday with fellow nonagenarians at a luncheon in The Peninsula. Celebrating with Schwartz were (from left): Jack Taylor, “tailor to the stars,” also 96; Bonnie Taylor, The Courier’s columnist Rabbi Jack Pressman, 93 who commented, “It’s nice to out with older people;” Sooky Goldman, Margie Pressman and Linda Schwartz. Photo by Maxine Picard

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Who loves you? If you say Puff or Misty without a last name, most likely you are referring to a four legged creature. Romancing The Dog: The Struggle To Make A Pound Dog Happy In Beverly Hills is Marion Zola's love story. She and Sam, her husband, were married five years when they decided they both wanted a dog. Sam was inclined towards a poodle with a pedigree while Marion had her eyes and heart on those homeless dogs at Perfect Pet Rescue. With arguments that mutts have better health, she convinced Sam to look at Chips, who turned out to be a Tibetan terrier. (Beginning with Ted Goldstein's cover photo, one can't help but fall in love with this precious pooch.) For Marion, a noted TV/screen writer, it was love at first sight but for Sam it took a lot of neighborhood walking and discovering that pretty girls stop to look and talk to your dog. Chips had to learn his parents did not appreciate his chewing on the drapes even if he had separation anxiety. So what did Chips do when they left him alone, they installed video cameras. Enter the dog trainers, the dog whisperers, and Marion takes Chips everywhere she goes including studios and agents' offices. Alas, unlike Paris, local restaurants do not welcome dogs unless

you don’t mind sitting outside in the rain and cold. (Marion did tell me that in Carmel, the natives are much friendlier to dogs and that Chips has been written up in the local paper.) Life must go on for a couple with a dog and the vital requirement is a relative–in this case Sam’s sisterBerta–who will dogsit. Though he is photogenic and might actually have a future in commercials, despite having to respond to a trainer of the set, Chips is so homesick for Marion that any idea of a career and lucrative employment is out the window. Did anyone say “castration”? Somehow “neutered” is less offensive, so Chips is on the surgical table when they are told he has a rotten tooth, so end to end he is royally treated. However, one time when having his teeth cleaned, a new person accidentally but permanently damages his neck and back and he is forced to undergo an MRI with anesthesia. He develops a cancer and is now relegated to a child's stroller when going for a walk. Marion said that a dog in pain won’t eat, and so her question to the doctor was “how long does Chips have.” When told: “You will know.” She and Sam knew it was time to call Dr. Kelly to the house and bid farewell to their beloved Chips. Connie Martinson Talks Books is aired and streamed at 3 and 11:30 p.m. from Lacityview channel 35 and Youtube/ConnieMartinson’sChannel. Email: www.talksbooks@lycos.com

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BEVERLY HILLS NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 11-0128771 Doc ID #0001422650342005N Title Order No. 110109015 Investor/Insurer No. 142265034 APN No. 4337-004-128 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 08/15/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by NICHOLE HILTZ, A SINGLE WOMAN, dated 08/15/2006 and recorded 8/23/2006, as Instrument No. 2006-1878927, in Book N/A, Page N/A, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 05/21/2013 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los Angeles-Norwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 637 WEST KNOLL DRIVE NO 204, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, 90069. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $514,272.45. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created

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P U B L I C N OT I C E S by said Deed of Trust. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1-800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web s i t e www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 11-0128771. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. DATED: 02/02/2012 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 9274399 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. A4379127 04/19/2013, 04/26/2013, 05/03/2013 ————————— NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE T.S. No.: 9526-3088 TSG Order No.: 120409256-CA-MAI A.P.N.: 5551-027007NOTE: THERE IS A SUMMARY OF THE INFORMATION IN THIS DOCUMENT ATTACHED (The above statement is made pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(c)(1). The Summary will be provided to Trustor(s) and/or vested owner(s) only, pursuant to CA Civil Code Section 2923.3(c)(2).) YOU ARE

IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 10/17/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. NBS Default Services, LLC, as the duly appointed Trustee, under and pursuant to the power of sale contained in that certain Deed of Trust Recorded 11/15/2006 as Document No.: 20062527899, of Official Records in the office of the Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, executed by: STERLING J. KIM, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, as Trustor, WILL SELL AT PUBLIC AUCTION TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER FOR CASH (payable in full at time of sale by cash, a cashier's check drawn by a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state). All right, title and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust in the property situated in said County and state, and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. Sale Date and Time: 05/21/2013 at 09:00 AM Sale Location: Doubletree Hotel Los Angeles-Norwalk, Vineyard Ballroom, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650 The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1326 NORTH FAIRFAX AVE, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA 90046 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. Said sale will be made in an "AS IS" condition, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by said Deed of Trust, with interest thereon, as provided in said note(s), advances, if any, under the terms of the Deed of Trust, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust, to-wit: $750,886.79 (Estimated). Accrued interest and additional advances, if any, will increase this figure prior to sale. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear owner-

ship of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call, 1800-280-2832 for information regarding the trustee`s sale or visit this Internet Web site, www.auction.com, for information regarding the sale of this property, using the file number assigned to this case, T.S.# 95263088. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder`s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. NBS Default Services, LLC 301 E. Ocean Blvd. Suite 1720 Long Beach, CA 90802 800-766-7751 For Trustee Sale Information Log On To: www.auction.com or Call: 1-800-280-2832. NBS Default Services, LLC, Natalie Franklin "We are attempting to collect a debt, and any information we obtain will be used for that purpose." A-4379363 04/19/2013, 04/26/2013, 05/03/2013 ——————————

FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013 066449 The following is/are doing business as: WE KNOW FRAUD 9461 Charleville Bl. #424 Beverly Hills, CA 90212; 1) Rene Johnson Sr. 2) Darlene Johnson 9461 Charleville Bl. #424 Beverly Hills, CA 90212; The business is conducted by: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Rene Johnson Sr., President: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 3, 2013; Published: April 19, 26, May 3,

10, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– Statement of Withdrawal from Partnership Operating under Fictitious Business Name Document Record #2013056394, Current File No. 20101211019 State of California County of Los Angeles, The following person(s) has/have withdrawn as a general partnership from the partnership operating under the fictitious business name: FERTILE GROUND ACUPUNCTURE, 1155 S. Beverly Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90035 The fictitious business name referred to above was filed on 08/30/10 in the county of LOS ANGELES. Registered owners: Carrie Tanenbaum. This business is conducted by: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP, Carrie Tanenbaum This statement was filed with the County Clerk of Los Angeles County on 03/21/2013; Published in: Beverly Hills Courier; Published: April 12, 19, 26, May 03, 2013 –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013058624 The following is/are doing business as: 1) YANAI 2) YANAI SALON OF BEVERLY HILLS 9409 Brighton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Yanai (Yehiel) Van 9903 Santa Monica Blvd. #1047, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Nureet Cohen 9903 Santa Monica Blvd. #1047, Beverly Hills, CA 90212; The business is conducted by: A GENERAL PARTNERSHIP, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Nureet Cohen: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: March 25, 2013; Published: April 12, 19, 26, May 03, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013068595 The following is/are doing business as: EDESSA 9489 Dayton Way #300, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Edessa Ventures LLC 9489 Dayton Way #300, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; The business is conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: John Hadjar, Executive: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 05, 2013; Published: April 19, 26, May 03, 10, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013069308 The following is/are doing business as: 1) MAISON DU COUTURE BEVERLY HILLS 2) BOY BILLIONAIRE - BEVERLY HILLS 468 N. Camden Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Richard Salow 2220 Colorado Ave. #515, Santa Monica, CA 90404; The business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Richard L. Salow: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 05, 2013; Published: April 19, 26, May 03, 10, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013077579 The following is/are doing business as: 1) BLOWN 2) BLOWN BEVERLY HILLS 9410 Dayton Way, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Blown LA, LLC 445 N. Rossmore Ave. #313, Los

Angeles, CA 90004; The business is conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Paul Lindsey, Owner: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 17, 2013; Published: April 26, May 03, 10, 17, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013077587 The following is/are doing business as: UNFORGETTABLE SMILE 448 N. Bedford Avenue Dr. #3, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; CB Hart Dental Corporation 448 N. Bedford Avenue Dr. #B, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; The business is conducted by: A CORPORATION, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Charles B. Hart, DDS, President: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 17, 2013; Published: April 26, May 03, 10, 17, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013079368 The following is/are doing business as: LINKING VETS 11835 W. Olympic Blvd. #405, Los Angeles, CA 90064; Leslie Reynolds-Rottman 11835 W. Olympic Blvd. #405, Los Angeles, CA 90064; The business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Leslie ReynoldsRottman: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 18, 2013; Published: April 26, May 03, 10, 17, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013077617 The following is/are doing business as: COOLBIRTH 2061 E. 37th St., Vernon, CA 90058; Randall Harrington 2061 E. 37th St., Vernon, CA 90058; The business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL, registrant(s) has begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein June 17 2003: Randall Harrington: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 17, 2013; Published: April 26, May 03, 10, 17, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013077629 The following is/are doing business as: 1) LE CADEAUX A LA CAMPAGNE 2) LE CADEAU A LA CAMPAGNE 3) LES CADEAUX A LA CAMPAGNE 4) LES CADEAUX A LA TABLE 851 E. 60th St., Los Angeles, CA 90001; Baby Cie, Inc. 9046 W. 24th St., Los Angeles, CA 90034; The business is conducted by: A CORPORATION, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Norman Kosser, Owner: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 17, 2013; Published: April 26, May 03, 10, 17, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013077640 The following is/are doing business as: 1) HAAS HOLISTIC 2) HAAS HOLISTIC HEALTH 100 Crescent Dr. #300, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Lauren Haas 100 Crescent Dr. #300, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; The business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL, registrant(s) has begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein April 01, 2013: Lauren Haas: Statement is filed with

the County of Los Angeles: April 17, 2013; Published: April 26, May 03, 10, 17, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013077647 The following is/are doing business as: BABY SPACE 9170 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Baby Space, LLC 9170 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; The business is conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Caren Gitlin, Co-Owner: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 17, 2013; Published: April 26, May 03, 10, 17, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013079689 The following is/are doing business as: K KULTURE APPAREL 110 E. 9th St. Suite #A-1156, Los Angeles, CA 90079; Katherine Kohan-Zakay 10551 Wilshire Blvd. #801, Los Angeles, CA 90024; The business is conducted by: AN INDIVIDUAL, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Katherine Kohan-Zakay: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 18, 2013; Published: April 26, May 03, 10, 17, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013074313 The following is/are doing business as: BAR PROPERTIES 9265 Monte Mar Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90035; O. Arthur Rosenthal 9265 Monte Mar Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90035; Barbara G. Rosenthal 9265 Monte Mar Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90035; The business is conducted by: A MARRIED COUPLE, registrant(s) has begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein July 01, 1976: O. Arthur Rosenthal, Barbara G. Rosenthal: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 12, 2013; Published: April 26, May 03, 10, 17, 2013 LACC N/C –––––– FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT 2013087988 The following is/are doing business as: KAREN EMILY 10990 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064; Karen Emily LLC 10990 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064; The business is conducted by: A LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, registrant(s) has NOT begun to transact business under the name(s) listed herein: Karen Frischmann, President: Statement is filed with the County of Los Angeles: April 30, 2013; Published: May 03, 10, 17, 24, 2013 LACC N/C ––––––

NOTICE— Fictitious name statement expires five years from the date it was filed in the office of the county clerk. A new fictitious business name statement must be filed before that time. The filing of this statement does not of itself authorize the use in this state of a fictitious business name in violation of the rights of another under federal, state, or common law (See Section 14400, et seq., Business and Professions Code).


Page 38 | May 3, 2013 NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 08-0056404 Title Order No. 12-0144811 APN No. 5559-006-026 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/01/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE P R O C E E D I N G AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by ALAN J ADELMAN, AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 07/01/2005 and recorded 7/12/2005, as Instrument No. 05 1630896, in Book N/A, Page N/A, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 05/30/2013 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los AngelesNorwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 8787 SHOREHAM DR APT 109, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, 900692227. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $584,457.84. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty,

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P U B L I C N OT I C E S express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case 0 8 - 0 0 5 6 4 0 4 . Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. DATED: 04/25/2013 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1757 TAPO

CANYON ROAD, SVW88 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 2818219 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.34659 4/26, 5/03, 5/10/2013 —————————— NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 12-0051010 Title Order No. 12-0090353 APN No. 4333-029-040 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 09/08/2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE P R O C E E D I N G AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by MYUNG SEUNG SHIN, A MARRIED MAN AS HIS SOLE AND SEPARATE PROPERTY, dated 09/08/2006 and recorded 9/21/2006, as Instrument No. 06 2103315, in Book N/A, Page N/A, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 05/30/2013 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los AngelesNorwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 221 SOUTH GALE DRIVE #108, BEVERLY HILLS, CA, 90211. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $622,376.62. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn

on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder’s office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case 1 2 - 0 0 5 1 0 1 0 .

Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. DATED: 03/25/2013 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-91401-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone/Sale Information: (800) 2818219 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. FEI # 1006.245014 4/26, 5/03, 5/10/2013 —————————— NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 11-0115020 Doc ID #0001080325942005N Title Order No. 110 0 9 5 5 4 0 Investor/Insurer No. 108032594 APN No. 5530-014-036YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 07/08/2005. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by RICHARD H SOMMERS, A SINGLE MAN, dated 07/08/2005 and recorded 7/14/2005, as Instrument No. 05 1658737, in Book N/A, Page N/A, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 05/30/2013 at 9:00AM, Doubletree Hotel Los AngelesNorwalk, 13111 Sycamore Drive, Norwalk, CA 90650, Vineyard Ballroom at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1027 N GENESEE AVENUE UNIT 5, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, 900466265. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown here-

in. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $539,228.25. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are

encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 11-0115020. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. DATED: 01/12/2012 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-914-01-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. A-4381384 04/26/2013, 05/03/2013, 05/10/2013

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The Beverly Hills Courier reserves the right to refuse the publishing of any advertisement and to delete any objectionable word(s) or phrase(s). Submission of an advertisement to a Beverly Hills Courier salesperson does not represent an agreement by the Beverly Hills Courier to print the advertisement. The Beverly Hills Courier will not be liable for failure to publish an advertisement as requested. If there is an error or an omission in the printing or the publication of an advertisement, the liability of the Beverly Hills Courier shall be limited to a maximum of the cost of the incorrect advertisement or the reprinting of the correct advertisement. The Beverly Hills Courier, under no circumstances, shall be liable for other damages. The Beverly Hills Courier will not accept any cancellations or changes to a classified ad/ads after 12:00 PM Wednesday, and display ads after 5:00 PM Tuesday of that requested week of publication. Legal notices already published once is 10 days prior to publication date. We will reserve one major change to a classified ad running on a five-week term. Changes in addition to the one alteration will incur a minimal charge of $3.00 per change.

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BEVERLY HILLS NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR CITY OF BEVERLY HILLS Beverly Gardens Park The City of Beverly Hills is requesting a “PreQualification Package” from contractors to be pre-qualified to submit bids for specific trades/bid packages for the Beverly Gardens Park Project. The City has determined that prospective bidders on the Beverly Gardens Park Project must be pre- qualified prior to submitting a bid. It is mandatory that contractors, who intend to submit a bid for the identified trades/bid packages, provide a Pre-Qualification Package.

qualified 05/17/13 How to Obtain a PreQualification Package Pre-qualification information and documents can be located and downloaded from our web-based FTP site: http:/mattconstruction.s harefile.com. To retrieve login and password access to the FTP site, please contact me via phone call or email. Should you have any questions, please contact Kris Barr, Project Manager at 562.903.2277.

How to Submit PreQualification Package Once pre-qualification documentation has been completed, please email to kbarr@mattconstruction.com, or subguard@mattconstruction.com or fax to (562) 903-2290 or mail to the Project Description Project includes demoli- physical address shown tion and restoration of below. the existing site area MATT Construction around Canon Beverly 9814 Norwalk Garden just Boulevard, Suite 100 north of Santa Monica Santa Fe Springs, Blvd between Beverly California 90670 and Canon Drive and Walden Carmelita Phone: (562) 903-2277 Fax: (562) 903-2290 Garden along the NE Attn: Kris Barr corner of Santa Monica Blvd and Wilshire Blvd. ———————————

Construction consists of selective demolition of existing site concrete and landscaping at both areas, creation of new lily fountain and circular fountain at Canon Beverly Garden, restoration of Electric Fountain and adjacent concrete at Walden Carmelita Garden, and installation of new landscaping, curbs, sidewalk, and walkways at both Garden areas. Bid packages include:

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BGP 001 – Site & Selective Demolition / Grading / Spoils Removal BGP 002 – Site Concrete / Fountain Concrete / Curbs / Reinforcement BGP 003 – Electrical / Site Lighting BGP 004 – Site Plumbing BGP 005 – Structural Steel / Wire Mesh / Misc. Metal / Site Furnishing Supply & Installation / Site Fencing BGP 006 – Water Feature / Water Feature Equipment / Water Feature Restoration BGP 007 – Tile and Concrete Restoration BGP 008 – Stone Coping / Fountain Tile BGP 009 – Masonry BGP 010 – Plaster BGP 011 – Landscaping / Irrigation / Decomposed Granite Walkways for Timetable Reviewing and Evaluating PreQualification Package • Release of Request for Pre-Qualification Packages 04/25/13 • Last day to Submit Pre-Qualification Packages 05/09/13 • Last day for Contractors to be informed of qualified/not

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE Trustee Sale No. 449856CA Loan No. 3010548174 Title Order No. 788589 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST DATED 07-27-2006. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDINGS AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. On 05-24-2013 at 11:00 A.M., CALIFORNIA R E C O N V E YA N C E COMPANY as the duly appointed Trustee under and pursuant to Deed of Trust Recorded 08-022006, Book N/A, Page N/A, Instrument 06 1710830, of official records in the Office of the Recorder of LOS ANGELES County, California, executed by: H O M A Y O O N RAFAILZADEH AND, M E H R A N G I Z RAFAILZADEH, HUSBAND AND WIFE AS COMMUNITY PROPERTY, as Trustor, WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA, as Beneficiary, will sell at public auction sale to the highest bidder for cash, cashier's check drawn by a state or national bank, a cashier's check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a cashier's check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Sale will be held by the duly appointed trustee as shown below, of all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by the trustee in the

hereinafter described property under and pursuant to the Deed of Trust. The sale will be made, but without covenant or warranty, expressed or implied, regarding title, possession, or encumbrances, to pay the remaining principal sum of the note(s) secured by the Deed of Trust, interest thereon, estimated fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee for the total amount (at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale) reasonably estimated to be set forth below. The amount may be greater on the day of sale. Place of Sale: BY THE FOUNTAIN LOCATED AT 400 CIVIC CENTER PLAZA, POMONA, CA 91766. Legal Description: THAT PORTION OF LOT 26 OF TRACT NO. 6073, IN THE CITY OF LOS ANGELES, COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AS PER MAP RECORDED IN BOOK 63 PAGES 12 AND 13 OF MAPS, IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY RECORDER OF SAID COUNTY, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHWESTERLY CORNER OF SAID LOT; THENCE ALONG THE SOUTHEASTERLY LINE THEREOF, NORTH 45º 36' 10'' EAST 239.69 FEET; THENCE NORTH 33º 37'' 00'' WEST 38.89 FEET; THENCE NORTH 4º 14' 30'' WEST 42.85 FEET; THENCE NORTH 20º 58' 00'' WEST 28.15 FEET; THENCE NORTH 37º 51' 30'' WEST 27.56 FEET; THENCE NORTH 42º 29' 30'' WEST 60.53 FEET; THENCE NORTH 43º 01' 30'' WEST 43.63 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 19º 38' 00'' WEST 44.35 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 22º 24' 00'' EAST 79.04 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 3º 27' 20'' WEST 43.47 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 61º 35' 00'' WEST 26.36 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 28º 25' 00'' EAST 30.60 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 39º 00' 22'' WEST 19.45 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 61º 35' 00'' WEST 77 FEET TO A POINT IN THE WESTERLY LINE OF SAID LOT; THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG THE SAID WESTERLY LINE OF THE NORTHERLY TERMINUS OF THAT CERTAIN CURVE THEREIN CONCAVE EASTERLY, HAVING A RADIUS OF 730 FEET A DISTANCE OF 26.94 FEET; THENCE CONTINUING ALONG SAID WESTERLY LINE, NORTH 5º 56' 00'' WEST 54.04 FEET TO A LINE WHICH BEARS SOUTH 61º 35' 00'' WEST FROM THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE ALONG THE LAST MENTIONED LINE NORTH 61º 35' 00'' EAST 114.05 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING. Amount of unpaid balance and other charges: $1,120,363.10 (estimated) Street address and other common designation of the real property:

1340 BENEDICT CANYON DR BEVERLY HILLS, CA 90210 APN Number: 4356-011-004 The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The property heretofore described is being sold "as is". In compliance with California Civil Code 2923.5(c) the mortgagee, trustee, beneficiary, or authorized agent declares: that it has contacted the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure; or that it has made efforts to contact the borrower(s) to assess their financial situation and to explore options to avoid foreclosure by one of the following methods: by telephone; by United States mail; either 1st class or certified; by overnight delivery; by personal delivery; by e-mail; by face to face meeting. DATE: 05-02-2013 CALIFORNIA RECONVEYANCE COMPANY, as Trustee FERNANDO LOPEZ, ASSISTANT SECRETARY California R e c o nveya n c e Company 9200 Oakdale Avenue Mail Stop: CA24379 Chatsworth, CA 91311 800-892-6902 For Sales Information: www.lpsasap.com or 1714-730-2727 www.priorityposting.com or 1714-573-1965 www.auction.com or 1-800-2802832 CALIFORNIA R E C O N V E YA N C E COMPANY IS A DEBT C O L L E C T O R ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT. ANY I N F O R M AT I O N OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on the property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auctioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the same lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER: The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary,

trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, this information can be obtained from one of the following three companies: LPS Agency Sales and Posting at (714) 730-2727, or visit the Internet Web site w w w. l p s a s a p. c o m (Registration required to search for sale information) or Priority Posting and Publishing at (714) 573-1965 or visit the Internet Web site www.priorityposting.com (Click on the link for "Advanced Search" to search for sale information), or auction.com at 1-800-280-2832 or visit the Internet Web site www.auction.com, using the Trustee Sale No. shown above. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. A4383033 05/03/2013, 05/10/2013, 05/17/2013 —————————— — NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE TS No. 11-0045558 Doc ID #00072910632005N Title Order No. 110 0 3 6 1 7 8 Investor/Insurer No. 1680650587 APN No. 5555-006-194 YOU ARE IN DEFAULT UNDER A DEED OF TRUST, DATED 02/05/2002. UNLESS YOU TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT YOUR PROPERTY, IT MAY BE SOLD AT A PUBLIC SALE. IF YOU NEED AN EXPLANATION OF THE NATURE OF THE PROCEEDING AGAINST YOU, YOU SHOULD CONTACT A LAWYER. Notice is hereby given that RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A., as duly appointed trustee pursuant to the Deed of Trust executed by THOMAS C HILBE AN UNMARRIED MAN, dated 02/05/2002 and recorded 2/14/2002, as Instrument No. 020357006, in Book N/A, Page N/A, of Official Records in the office of the County Recorder of Los Angeles County, State of California, will sell on 05/31/2013 at 11:00AM, By the fountain located at 400 Civic Center Plaza, Pomona, CA 91766 at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash or check as described below, payable in full at time of sale, all right, title, and interest conveyed to and now held by it under said Deed of Trust, in the property situated in said County and State and as

more fully described in the above referenced Deed of Trust. The street address and other common designation, if any, of the real property described above is purported to be: 1155 NORTH LA CIENEGA BLVD. #PH7, WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA, 90069. The undersigned Trustee disclaims any liability for any incorrectness of the street address and other common designation, if any, shown herein. The total amount of the unpaid balance with interest thereon of the obligation secured by the property to be sold plus reasonable estimated costs, expenses and advances at the time of the initial publication of the Notice of Sale is $203,437.82. It is possible that at the time of sale the opening bid may be less than the total indebtedness due. In addition to cash, the Trustee will accept cashier's checks drawn on a state or national bank, a check drawn by a state or federal credit union, or a check drawn by a state or federal savings and loan association, savings association, or savings bank specified in Section 5102 of the Financial Code and authorized to do business in this state. Said sale will be made, in an ''AS IS'' condition, but without covenant or warranty, express or implied, regarding title, possession or encumbrances, to satisfy the indebtedness secured by said Deed of Trust, advances thereunder, with interest as provided, and the unpaid principal of the Note secured by said Deed of Trust with interest thereon as provided in said Note, plus fees, charges and expenses of the Trustee and of the trusts created by said Deed of Trust. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS If you are considering bidding on this property lien, you should understand that there are risks involved in bidding at a trustee auction. You will be bidding on a lien, not on a property itself. Placing the highest bid at a trustee auction does not automatically entitle you to free and clear ownership of the property. You should also be aware that the lien being auc-

tioned off may be a junior lien. If you are the highest bidder at the auction, you are or may be responsible for paying off all liens senior to the lien being auctioned off, before you can receive clear title to the property. You are encouraged to investigate the existence, priority, and size of outstanding liens that may exist on this property by contacting the county recorder's office or a title insurance company, either of which may charge you a fee for this information. If you consult either of these resources, you should be aware that the lender may hold more than one mortgage or deed of trust on the property. NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNER The sale date shown on this notice of sale may be postponed one or more times by the mortgagee, beneficiary, trustee, or a court, pursuant to Section 2924g of the California Civil Code. The law requires that information about trustee sale postponements be made available to you and to the public, as a courtesy to those not present at the sale. If you wish to learn whether your sale date has been postponed, and, if applicable, the rescheduled time and date for the sale of this property, you may call 1800-281-8219 or visit this Internet Web site www.recontrustco.com, using the file number assigned to this case TS No. 11-0045558. Information about postponements that are very short in duration or that occur close in time to the scheduled sale may not immediately be reflected in the telephone information or on the Internet Web site. The best way to verify postponement information is to attend the scheduled sale. DATED: 09/02/2011 RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. 1800 Tapo Canyon Rd., CA6-91401-94 SIMI VALLEY, CA 93063 Phone: (800) 281 8219, Sale Information (626) 927-4399 By: Trustee's Sale Officer RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A. is a debt collector attempting to collect a debt. Any information obtained will be used for that purpose. AFN4382918 05/03/2013, 05/10/2013, 05/17/2013

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Heated pool, balcony, a/c,

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2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH Apt. on Doheny w/garage for 2 tandem spots, W/D on site, LARGE, lots of closets and light dishwasher, central air/heat.

Contact Haim at 323/244-9470

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access, elevator,

2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH

laundry room, parking. Apt. on Beverly Dr./Pico with 2 car garage parking 310/394-7132 spots, W/D on site, LARGE, 4 Blks. to Beach. lots of closets and light dishwasher, with granite SANTA MONICA countertops and private 808 4th St. balcony. Contact Haim

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at 323/244-9470

Balcony, dishwasher, a/c, heated pool, WiFi, LARGE 2 BD. + 2 BA. elevator controlled Remodeled kitchen and access, on-site laundry, bathrooms, hardwood parking. Close to floors, parking, laundry Brentwood Village, on-site, private balcony, Shops & Restaurants. • 310/826-4889 • A/C and ample closets.

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Call Haim at = BRENTWOOD = C a l l 3 2 3 / 2 4 4 - 9 4 7 0 417 S. Barrington Av.

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BRENTWOOD

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Trendy Robertson Bl.

425

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• • • • • • •

• 1 Bd. + 1 Ba. • • GORGEOUS UNITS •

The Carlton

11666 Goshen Ave.

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310/472-8915

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• Westwood • * * * * * *

• • 2 Bd.+2 Ba.• • •• •• • • 1 Bd. + 1 Ba. • • • • Single • • Wifi, Bright, controlled access, balcony, pool, elevator, laundry facility, prkg.

Close To U.C.L.A. 310/864-0319

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Single+Loft+1 Ba. 1342 Centinela Ave. (•)(•)(•)(•)(•)

WiFi, central air/heat, fireplace, patio, controlled access, pool, elevator, parking, laundry facility.

310/312-9871 Shopping & Dining in Brentwood Village

- 1 Bdrm.+1 Bath

- - - - -

• Bright Unit • Granite countertops, patio, on-site laundry, On-site parking. Close to transportation.

Jr . Executive

Spacious a/c, fireplace, pool, controlled access, laundry fac., prkg.

• Free WiFi Access •

310/473-5061

Close To U.C.L.A.

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• 424/744-6342 • W E S T W O O D —————–––– — ————––––

• 2 Bd.+2 Ba. BRENTWOOD 1409 Midvale Ave. • • • • • 11730 SUNSET BLVD. ~ WEST L.A. ~ 6-Month Lease Avail. • • • • • • NEWLY REMODELED 1675 Colby Ave. • • • • • • • • • • • * * * * * * custom cabinets, granite countertops, stone entry, pool, health club, spa.

Kitchenette, microwave, Controlled access, • Free WiFi Access • laundry facility • Close to UCLA •

C LOSE TO C EDARS , B EVERLY C ENTER , R ESTAURANT R OW . 310/531-3992

• 310/476-2181 •

10905 Ohio Ave.

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138 N. Hamilton Dr. Every Extra Luxury:

• 1 Bd.+1 Ba. •

310/473-1509

laundry, parking. Close to shopping. • WESTWOOD • (•)(•)(•)(•)() Close to 10933 Rochester Ave. Single Brentwood Village. WEST L.A.

Central air, large balcony, pool, elevator, L O W M O V E - I N ! L.A.’S FINEST, MOST on-site laundry, LUXURIOUS APT. RENTAL intercom entry. 320 N. La Peer Dr. “ T h e M i s s i o n ”

• 310/246-0290 • CLOSE TO SHOPS & DINING

WiFi, pool, elevator, controlled access, onsight laundry, parking. Close to U.C.L.A.

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HOUSES FOR RENT

WESTWOOD

Large, Unique & +1 Bath • 1380 Midvale Ave. BEVERLY HILLS Gorgeous. Fireplace, 11931 Goshen Ave. • • • • • • • 2 Bdrm. • • • • 1 Bd. +1 Ba. 218 S. Tower Dr. +1 Bath • balcony, dishwasher, • 1 Bd. +1 Ba. • • • S : : : : : : • • : : : : : : ingle • 1 Bd.+1 Ba. • intercom entry, • • • • • • ••••• • Hardwood floors, • • elevator, prkg., pool. Granite counters, •

With stove, dishwasher, pool, laundry facility, stall shower + tub, balcony, Old World Charm ! • Close to Beach • built-in appliances, Close to Beach . Bright, intercom entry, dishwasher, on-sight controlled access, prkg. ELEVATOR, laundry on 310/394-7132 laundry, parking. fridge, stove, laundry fac. Close to 310/394-7132 each floor, intercom access. 310/207-1965 Brentwood Village. No pets. Quiet building. C LOSE TO RESTAURANTS • B R E N T W O O D • • 310/440-5051 • & SHOPPING . 415 922 S. Barrington Av. Call 323/252-5600 B R E N T W O O D VERY UNIQUE • MUST SEE ROOM 310/531-3992 • 1 Bdrm. +1 Bath • 11988 Kiowa Ave. FOR RENT Fireplace, balcony, ••••••• Border of wet bar, dishwasher, 1 B d . + 1 B a . • BRENTWOOD • 125 N. Barrington Av. • BEVERLY HILLS B E V E R L Y H I L L S •••••• laundry facility, B E V E R L Y H I L L S *8725 Clifton Way* • 2 Bdrm. elevator, parking. Large & Bright Unit. South Wetherly Dr. Newly Remodeled 321 S. Sherbourne Dr. + 2 Bath • Close to shops+dining. Elevator, controlled Master • 2 Bdrm.+ • • Spacious • • • 1 Bdrm. access, on-site Suite 310/826-0541 Den+2 Bath • • Jr. Executive • + 1 Bath • laundry facility, for RENT Lrg. unit. Balcony, • • •• balcony, parking. Newly Remodeled, W/ PRIVATE FULL BATH. Walk-in closet, Balcony, controlled BRENTWOOD Cable+internet ready. Close to Upscale, Bright, intercom entry, laundry access, a/c, stove, Laundry room avail. 519 S. Barrington Ave. Brentwood Village, Gorgeous & Spacious. facility, elevator, prkg. elevator, laundry Female Only. Shops & Restaurants. With Pool, balcony, • CHARMING & BRIGHT • Δ Δ Δ Δ Δ Δ facility, parking. ˚ ˚ ˚ ˚ ˚ ˚ ˚ No Pets. Close to Cedars, 1 Bdrm. + 1 Bath • 310/826-4889 • central air, fireplace, $800/Month • 310/247-8689 • restaurants, shopping Please Call: stove, elevator, Bright unit. & transportation. Close to Cedars-Sinai, BRENTWOOD 310/275-4364 Beverly Center & intercom entry, prkg. • 310/246-3889 • Dishwasher, On-site

for Rent.

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1350 S. MIDVALE AVE. L.A., 90024 Contact Mgr.:

• 310/864-0319 •

• Jr. Executive

1 Bd.+1 Ba. • •

•••••••* ** *** Rooftop pool,

Single

• • • • • •

••

Spacious & Bright. WiFi, a/c, intercom A/C, balcony, entry, laundry facility, dishwasher, stove, elevator, parking, pool. intercom entry, • Free WiFi Access • on-sight laundry, prkg. C LOSE TO U.C.L.A.

deck, central air, elevator, intercom entry, on-sight laundry, gym, parking.

~ 310/476-3824 ~

BRENTWOOD & U.C.L.A. CLOSE

310/477-0072

310/478-8616


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• WESTWOOD • 3 BEDROOM, 2 BATH BEVERLY HILLS 550 Veteran Ave. = Single =

BEVERLY HILLS DUPLEX * * * D U P L E X * * *

IMMACULATE

= = = = = = = UPPER 2,052 SQ.FT. = = = = = = = = Remodeled Kitchen &

LARGE, BRIGHT UPPER 3 BDRM, 2 BATH Air conditioning, dining room, breakfast room, service porch, double garage plus more... $3,650/MO. Call 310/785-0543

Baths. Large Living Room Very spacious, & Formal Dining Room. granite counters, microwave, intercom Laundry, A/C, Yard, Garage. $3,850/MO. entry, on-sight laundry, Steve Geller parking & WiFi. Coldwell Banker Very close to UCLA BEVERLY HILLS ADJ. 310/922-2141 & Westwood Village . 1017 S. SHERBOURNE 310/208-5166 Very Private & Spacious 2 BDRM. + 1.5 BATH >BEVERLY HILLS< upper WILSHIRE unit with breakfast C O R R I D O R > Upper Duplex < and formal dining room. 3 Bdrm. + 2 Bath 10530-10540 Yard, laundry & parking.

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∞∞∞∞∞∞∞ • 1 Bd.+1 Ba. •

∞∞∞∞∞∞∞

Luxury Living with valet, lush garden surrounding pool, gym, elevator, etc. Dishwasher, central air, balcony. Call: 310/470-4474

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Approx. 2,000 Sq. Ft. Newer granite kitchen & hardwood floors, recessed lighting, new appliances, central air, beautifully landscaped. Completely Remodeled. $3,750/Month Call: 310/271-9678 310/351-9190 Available in June.

—————–––– BEVERLY HILLS ADJ. 1017 S. SHERBOURNE Very Private & Spacious 2 BDRM. + 1.5 BATH upper unit with breakfast and formal dining room. Yard, laundry & parking.

$3,500/MO. Call 213/804-3761

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**CENTURY CITY**

• Large Luxury Apt. • 2220 S. Beverly Glen 3 Bd.+2 Ba. • $3,750 • Single • 1,800sf., upper unit. Central air, new carpet, •• • • hrwd. flrs., newer kitch., • • L o t s o f • • all appl. prkg. No pets. Character & Charm ! Bedford & Wilshire Alcove fireplace, fridge, 818/985-9773 laundry facility, gated • Quiet 4-Plex • parking, intercom entry, WiFi and more. S A N T A M O N I C A

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• 310/552-8064 •

$3,500/MO. Call 213/804-3761

North of Wilshire

4 BEDROOM, 2.5 BATH PENTHOUSE Completely remodeled approx. 2000 sf. W/D in unit, Central air/heat, rooftop access for BBQ, 2 car garage w/storage.

419 S. PALM DRIVE Beverly Hill, 90212

$3,400/MO. Gina 310/600-2997

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Rooftop jacuzzi with • CONDO QUALITY • *P*R*I*M* E* *9*0*2*1*0* 8 4 3 4 th S t .

*KELEMEN* REAL ESTATE (310) 966-0900

BEVERLY HILLS ***BEVERLY HILLS*** TRIANGLE 1 Block South of Park

ROXBURY DR.

Superb Location BRIGHT & SPACIOUS 2 Bdrm.+21/2 Bath R ECENTLY U PDATED , Newly Remodeled UPPER 1 BEDROOM remodeled kitchen, 1 BEDROOM with balcony, carpeted 1,400sf., central air, small

all listings are on centurycityliving.com Valet and Guest pool, 2-prkg., storage. Parking. Huge Heated $2,850/Month Contact Debra: Pool, Security Staff, 310/721-7539 Doorman & House————–––– man, Switchboard — PRIME LOCATION Tennis, Fitness Center S A N T A M O N I C A Business Center North of Wilshire NEW LISTINGS EVERYDAY

Call for latest properties

CENTURY PARK EAST 1 BED / DEN / 2 BATH $2,700/MO Quiet Location, Lower floor Balcony

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1 BED / 1 BATH $3,000/MO

Huge Private Patio, Extra Large Rooms, Total Renovation Real Hardwood Floors, High Ceilings, Quiet Location

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1 BED / 1 BATH $3,000/MO High Floor, Skyliner Views Total Renovation, New Kitchen Granite, Wood Floors Luxurious Bath

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2 BED /2 BATHS $3,500/MO High Floor. Renovated 2 Large Balconies. 270 degree views. Hardwood & Granite

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panoramic city views.

2 Bdrm. + 2 Bath

Large & Bright, throughout, stove, Hardwood floors, large closets, fridge, laundry, parking washer/dryer in unit, No smoking. No pets. new kitchen appliances, $1,425/MO. subterranean parking. Starting at $1,950 Call for appointment MUST SEE! at 323/653-1892 310/990-3266

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LARGE & BEAUTIFUL Upper front unit. Hard- BEVERLY HILLS wood floors, appliances, 1 BEDROOM, 1 BATH patio, front+back yard. $1,495/MO. 7-Blocks to Beach Stove, A/C, Fridge & $2,595/Month

Quiet, Charming WESTWOOD BACHELOR

Near Wilshire Corridor Completely Remodeled W/ kitchenette, fridge, Parking. Special: 1/2 310/666-8360 microwave, sink. Securtiy deposit OAC. Hardwood+tile flrs, ** BRENTWOOD ** Call 310/278-8999 mini-blinds. No pets. $895 Available June North Of Wilshire 310/810-4211 SPACIOUS 2 BD + 2 BA Large balcony, Elevator, Border of BEVERLY HILLS ADJ. pool, laundry facility, guest

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439 S. LE DOUX —————–––– BEVERLY HILLS

fireplace, 1 parking in quiet building. $2,195/Mo Call 310/826-8819

321 S. Sherbourne Dr.

• • Spacious • • • Jr. Executive • •• ••

————— BEVERLY HILLS ADJ Bedford/Olympic 2 BD, 2 BA CONDO $2,150/MO.

Balcony, controlled access, a/c, stove, elevator, laundry facility, parking.

2 BEDROOM + 2 BATH Hardwood floors, w/d • 310/247-8689 • hook-up, dishwasher. Close to Cedars-Sinai, Beverly Center & $1,900MO. Call 310/880-7281 Trendy Robertson Bl. ————— By appointment only. —————–––– *BEVERLY HILLS* Call 323/244-9470 BEVERLY HILLS $2,100/MO. • • • • • • • 2 BDRM + 2 BATH ————— • 1 Bd. + 1 Ba. • Large upper unit facing **HOLLYWOOD ** • GORGEOUS UNITS • Approx. 1400 Sq. ft. Lower unit with fridge, washer/dryer in unit and 2 car parking.

2 BED /2 BATHS B E V E R LY H I L L S Remodeled 412 N. PALM DRIVE $3,600/MO H O L L Y W O O D 2 Bd. + Den + 2 Ba. ** HUGE LUXURY ** High Floor. Fabulous $3,695/Month brick courtyard in 10 unit 1769-1775 Sycamore Av. 2 BEDROOM, 2 BATH Retro 50’s Building Central air, large Renovation. Unobstructed City New kitchen w/ granite, building. Near Century • Single Wood floor, walk-in Views. Hardwood Floors. Open balcony, pool, elevator, 1 BD + 1 BA UPPER City & Roxbury Park on S.S. appl., hrwd.+stone+ closet, breakfast area, Kitchen. Stone Counters • Bachelor on-site laundry, quiet pretty street. Hardwood floors, large tile flrs., french doors, Granite/Marble kitchen 2 Jumbo Balconies intercom entry. Controlled access,

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laundry facility. Utilities Included.

323/851-3790 Close to Everything.

————— LOS ANGELES

401 S. HOOVER St.

balcony, a/c, lrg. closets, dishwasher, controlled access, elevator, laundry room, parking. Heated pool/gym/sauna. Also, 2 Bd. + 2 Ba.

and bath, fancy bar, hi-ceiling with crown molding. laundry in unit, 2 side by side parking, storage& much more. $3,395/MO.

310/980-3384

Call 213/841-5599

4 Blks. to Beach.

• • • • • • • • • 2 Bd.+2 Ba. BEVERLY HILLS • 1 Bd.+1 Ba. Remodeled Apt. • Single 3 Bd.+2Ba. • $3,650 • • • • • • • • 2 Bd.+2Ba. • $3,300

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Control access, pool, dishwasher, elevator, on-site laundry and parking.

Washer/dryer incld. Very good location. Very Spacious.

213/385-4751

323/898-9241

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1 block from Century City 2 BD + OFFICE + 2 BA. Large unit over 1600 s.f. with lost of closet space, laundry facility and underground parking. $2,650/MONTH By Appointment Only Call 310/557-3516

CENTURY TOWERS 2 BDRMS / 3 BATHS $7,850/MO

Hardwood floors, separate kitchen & dining, stove, d/w. No dogs.

405 3/4 SHIRLEY PL. Open by calling

323/653-3350

2,000 Sq. Ft. Ultra-Modern Décor 270 degree unobstructed views Large Living room. Open Kitchen Granite Counters. Huge Master Suite CENTURY CITY ADJ. VERY LARGE UNITS CENTURY PARK EAST 2 BEDROOM, 1 3/4 BATH CENTURY TOWERS $2,000/MO. PARK PLACE 2 BDRM. + DEN + 2 BA. CENTURY HILL $2,200/MO. LE PARC All new decor, new carpets. CENTURY WOODS Pool, laundry facility, non For Sale smoking building, no dogs.

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See our A d Sec. 270

Call 310/475-8337

balcony, pool, laundry

320 N. La Peer Dr.

• 310/246-0290 • CLOSE TO No dogs. $1,495/Mo SHOPS & DINING Call 323/823-7870

facility, parking. 1 Cat ok

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S E R V I C E

471 WANTED TO BUY

ANTIQUES / JEWELRY

LUXURY JEWELS

Vanity Items & Older Perfume Bottles

OF

BEVERLY HILLS

(any size / empty ok) No Avon.

Bring us your watches, diamonds, estate jewelry, gold/silver, coins, art, & antiques. We have over 100 combined years of expertise in buying, selling, and appraisals.

PLEASE CALL: 310/650-1517

472 BAGS WANTED

WANTED ALLIGATOR, CROCODILE, EXOTIC SKINS; CHANEL, GUCCI HERMES, AND DESIGNER HANDBAGS

AUTOS WANTED

BUY & SELL

COLLECTOR LOOKING TO BUY

WE PAY PREMIUM PRICES! *WE BEAT MOST AUCTION HOUSE PRICES*

B U Y • S E L L • L O A N • T R A D E •C O N S I G N 203 S. Beverly Dr, Beverly Hills 90212 310.205.0093 • info @ ljobh.com license# 19100971

we buy antiques! Highest prices paid, satisfaction Guaranteed!

I BUY USED CARS RUNNING or NOT ****** Will Appraise Yo u r C a r For FREE. ****** N EED M ONEY FAST ?

WE ALSO P ROVIDE COLLATERAL LOANS Call John: 323/868-4119 Lic. #1900-0845

VINTAGE & NEW

COLLATERAL LENDER/

TOP DOLLAR PAID

PAWN SHOP

Call 310/289-9561

ANTIQUES BUY & SELL

HIGHEST CASH

PRICES PAID •••••••••• Antiques - Old Coins Tiffany Items Paintings - Objets d’Art Estate Jewelry: Gold - DiamondsVintage Watches Lalique - Art Glass Fine Porcelains: Meissen - Sevres Marble Statues Bronze Sculptures Clocks - Silver Furniture: French English - American One Item or Entire Estates Purchased For Cash. Prompt & Considerate Response to All Inquiries. House Calls O.K. ••••••••••

MICHAEL NEWMAN

310/276-0188 818/888-9200

Visit my website at beverlyhillsantiques.com

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Paintings Arte Deco Art Nouveau Marble Statues Russian Items

Chinese Art Clocks Chandeliers Porcelain Dresden

Meissen KPM Royal Vienna Islamic Art Bronze

Sculpture Glass Tifanny Lalique Galle Daum

Need Cash?

Call for your appt. today Bring us • Confidential Collateral Loans this! Diamonds & Precious Gems, Gold & Precious Metals, Fine Jewelry & Watches, Coins, Cars

TRADES & CONSIGNMENTS ACCEPTED TOO! WE

CAN BUY ONE ITEM OR YOUR ENTIRE HEIRLOOM!

Edan Sassoon

Tel: 310.858.7666 • Fax: 310.858.0525 artela@aol.com

www.ArteAntiques.com

AUTO SERVICES

ROYAL MOTORS Service - Body Shop Imports & Domestic

AUTO BUY & SELL

I BUY

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Range Rover & Bentley Service

310-274-6633

Beverly Hills Pawn Shop Pawnshop of the Rich and Famous® Since 1957

CALL: (310) 276-LOAN

(310) 276-5626

9454 Wilshire Blvd. 6th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212 Corner of Beverly & Wilshire VLC, LLC……Ca. License # 1910-0972

USED CARS CALL ED 310/413-1138

310 274-6633

Get this!

• Private and Discreet Offices and People Who Care • 25 Years in Beverly Hills • Bank Vault Protection

WANTED 1953-1967 CORVETTE’S Running or Not. Private Party. Will Pay Cash! Bob 818/267-9800

SERVICE DIRECTORY 310.278.1322


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Associate Publisher Marcia W. Hobbs Senior Editor John L. Seitz Special Sections Editor Steve Simmons ******* Fashion Director Tawny Sanders Society Editor Joan Mangum

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From the Publisher CLIF SMITH SUNSHINE AND THE CITY GOVERNMENT

Rabbi Jacob Pressman A FINE LINE Already in the fifth grade, I became aware there were boys and girls and that sometimes the fine line between them was blurred by nature. A fellow classmate showed feminine tendencies that were subjected to considerable teasing, being called “fairy,” “homo,” “butch,” etc. But its seriousness did not strike me until the end of my first year in college. A friend returned from a trip overseas, reporting he had married a girl in Paris and was awaiting her coming. One day, while walking across the high bridge over the railroad tracks near the University, he suddenly broke for the rail and started to climb over. I really had to struggle to pull him back, after which he lay on the sidewalk and wept. He said: “There is no bride, and there never will be. I’m a homosexual.” I had one girlfriend who was a high school class “girl athlete,” but with whom I maintained a pleasant puppy love relationship. I used to urge her: “Why don’t you give up wearing gym bloomers all the time and get a nice dress and let the world see how very feminine you are.” She tried, but it didn’t work out for her, and the last I heard she had been fired from her post high school job for “masculine tendencies.” I worked out for myself a kind of scale in life that ranges from Neanderthal masculinity to girly-girly femininity, with many stops in between. I’ve become a strong advocate for understanding the fine line in the realm of sexuality and how each of us is positioned by nature somewhere along that line. Through the years this helped me in my rabbinical counseling to give comfort and understanding to individuals that came to my study to pour out their hearts, who found themselves by nature a little closer to the center of that fine line.

The new City Council majority now enters budgeting. This is where the campaign pledges and differences will be proven or discarded as empty rhetoric. Last year, both current Mayor John Mirisch and Vice Mayor Lili Bosse voted against the staffproposed City budget. They objected to programs, certain hires and certain compensation. Of course, they were outvoted by the pro-staff majority 3-2. Now, with returning councilmember and former mayor Nancy Krasne on board, these three need to study the current budget with a magnifying glass and a skeptical eye. We trust they will. What is in this budget? What will staff present? Are there any reforms evidenced there? Is any restraint on pay, pensions and staffing present? We doubt it. Given the fact that there has been no change in the City bureaucracy, it is highly unlikely that any significant reforms will be presented by that very same bureaucracy. As The Courier pubAt the next City Council election, I am going to vote against all lished, City compensation per staffer is a median of $176,000. This vastly exceeds the median present councilmembers running for re-election who voted to income of most of Beverly Hills’ families. As we reported earlier, both 90211 and 90212 famiinstall “bollards” (retractable street blokades) on Crescent Drive. lies’ household income is in the range of $75,000. So, what justifies our residents paying City I hope everyone else will do the same. staffers about $100,000 more than our own people earn? We don’t see it. Add to this the 13 As we already know, Crescent Drive is am important northweeks paid time off, “overtime” or “administrative leave” paid to highly-paid executive-position south street in central Beverly Hills and we don’t ever want it bureaucrats, and we have a real disconnect. closed...even for just a few minutes. The Courier calls upon the new council majority to follow through on the campaign promIf bollards are installed, the street would be closed for any ises and public positions taken in the past. We know Krasne truly studied the budget. We know Mirisch and Bosse also did that. They need to be more diligent than ever—and skeptical about whim or excuse–the opposite of what should ever be done. I can’t conceive of a worse way to waste $650,000. the use of the people’s money. This is where the test will come. Herbert L. Wallerstein Before any new budget is approved, we ask the council majority to satisfy themselves that every staff position is necessary, not just “wanted.” We ask that the new budget incorporate serious pay and pension reforms. We call for the elimination of the “9/80”rule under which City staffers who work 80 hours in nine days get the 10th day off. (Staff calls this the “every other Monday or Friday off” rule). Why should residents and businesses find City Hall short-staffed two out of five business days? It is so easy just to spend an extra 30 minutes in the morning and hang around an extra 30 minutes in the evening to get a day off every other week. Private sector employees spend as much or more time, but without additional pay or time off. If the work demands the time, do the work. You are seriously, seriously well-paid. We call upon the council to take a look at private sector pay and benefits. That information is gathered every year by the California Employers’ Group (formerly the Merchants & Manufacturers Association). It is a well-respected non-profit around since 1896. The organization publishes extensive data on all private sector jobs in California. Its reports cost about $800. We ask the council to get the raw data themselves and not—at this time—hire some consultant who can “cook the books” on reports. We remain highly skeptical of most “consultants” because we just don’t know what they look at. We certainly hope that comparisons with other cities will be avoided—all city bureaucrats are in on “the scam.” We also know that practically every independent organization examining private vs. government pay concludes government pays about double the private sector, yet it is always the private sector that is called upon to pay more taxes. We commend Mayor John Mirisch for investigating recent staff demands for pay hikes and arrangements that violate California state requirements. (More on this later.) Without Mirisch asking some tough questions of City Manager Jeff Kolin and City Attorney Larry Wiener this week, those violations would have happened. Mirisch is on the job . . . and we’re sure Bosse and Krasne are also. (We do not expect either councilmember Willie Brien or Julian Gold to challenge or Cartoon forThe Courier by Janet Salter question anything presented by the City staff, if past performance holds true.) Lastly, we hope the new responsible council majority will reverse the trend to add to Beverly Hills’ unfunded pension liabilities. Those jumped an astonishing $23 million last year. Telling us we have a “surplus” when we’re in the hole another $23 million is not a “surplus,” no matter The following assaults, burglaries,and grand thefts have been reported by how the accountants want to spin it. BHPD. Streets are usually indicated by block numbers. It’s time to pull the plug on runaway spending and benefits to government workers. They’re Losses in brackets. well paid and lavished with benefits. We also believe the non-public safety staff count can be cut about 20 percent to bring Beverly Hills more in line with staffs of other cities. Right now, our ASSAULTS ROBBERIES 4/08 400 N. Palm Dr. ($5,940) non-public safety staffing exceeds that of many cities with around 150,000 residents. It’s got to 4/08 200 Lasky Dr. 4/08 200 N. Crescent Dr. stop. It was what our recent election was about. Let’s see it happen. BURGLARIES ($200) 4/08 100 S. Roxbury Dr. The Courier welcomes and appreciates “Letters to the Editor” GRAND THEFTS 4/08 1000 Hartford Wy. 4/07 100 N. Swall Dr. ($1,200) (1) The shorter the better; 4/09 1100 Calle Vista Dr. 4/08 900 N. Bedford Dr. (2) Refrain from personal attacks or insults; 4/11 300 S. McCarty Dr. ($34,225) 4/11 600 N. Rexford Dr. (3) Keep to one topic; 4/08 200 N. Crescent Dr. ($3,000) (4) Do not send letters appearing elsewhere. ($649) 4/12 600 N. Oakhurst Dr. Email: myopinion@bhcourier.com; 4/09 100 N. Gale Dr. 4/12 500 Hillcrest Rd. ($30) Fax to: 310-271-5118; 4/12 9600 Wilshire Bl. ($204) ($12,225) Mail to: The Courier, 8840 W. Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills CA 90211 4/14 1100 Tower Rd. ($800)

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