Premium Beauty Line Achi Launches in West Hollywood
Oct24

Premium Beauty Line Achi Launches in West Hollywood

Pale pink and white roses adorned West Hollywood’s Doheny Room for the launch of products from Valerie Anderson’s new premium beauty line, achi, in a festive cocktail event hosted by makeup and beauty expert Kandee Johnson. Guests were treated to manicures with the new strawberry-scented, non-formaldehyde gel nail polishes that Anderson developed after identifying a niche in the marketplace for high-end gel polishes. (Bottles of achi...

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Saint John’s 75th Anniversary Gala Raises the Roof–and $1.4 Million
Oct23

Saint John’s 75th Anniversary Gala Raises the Roof–and $1.4 Million

It is known as one of the most respected hospitals in the United States and so it was only fitting that a lot of stops were pulled out for the 75th anniversary gala celebration for Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica on October 21.   As central as the hospital is to the city of Santa Monica and to Los Angeles County as a whole, so is the Ferris wheel on the iconic Santa Monica Pier.   That’s why a scaled down but...

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WestEdge Design Fair Takes Flight at Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hangar
Oct20

WestEdge Design Fair Takes Flight at Santa Monica Airport’s Barker Hangar

It is a design fair like no other, the West Coast’s premiere showcase for more than 150 manufacturers and brands displaying their contemporary and innovative products. The WestEdge Design Fair, in its fifth year, kicked things off with a festive opening night party Thursday at Santa Monica’s Barker hangar where hundreds of guests were able to get a preview of items in categories from furniture and lighting to kitchen,...

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An Inspirational Evening with Giants of Science and the American Cancer Society
Oct18

An Inspirational Evening with Giants of Science and the American Cancer Society

They call them Giants of Science, the brilliant and talented people whose research work is the foundation of fighting cancer from all angles – including early detection programs and innovations in treatment. But of course, the ultimate goal is eradicating the disease.   The American Cancer Society’s Giants of Science gala, honoring seven such researchers, was a night of celebration, discovery and gratitude held at the Four...

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Raising the Roof at Habitat for Humanity’s LA Builders Ball
Oct01

Raising the Roof at Habitat for Humanity’s LA Builders Ball

It’s a continual challenge to provide housing for those in need in the greater Los Angeles area and Habitat for Humanity honored some of its prime movers, those who are champions of affordable housing, at its 2017 Builders Ball, held September 28 at the Beverly Hilton’s International Ballroom. The annual gala celebrates Habitat LA’s partners in construction and real estate as well as donors and volunteers who help to transform...

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