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    By Joy Bennett

    August 23, 2013 | 9:13 am

    A recent Milk + Bookies book donating party in Santa Monica, CA, photo by Joy Bennett

    Milk + Bookies, no that's not the name of a lactating gangster, but a unique and successful non-profit founded by my friend and neighbor, Meredith Alexander.  Pictured above is a recent Milk...

  • Showing Appreciation: Don’t Forget To!

    By Samira Asemanfar

    November 29, 2011 | 10:02 am

    Showing appreciation is so important. There isn’t a single human being that does not enjoy feeling appreciated. Sometimes, out of their awareness, people forget to show appreciation no matter how wonderful their intentions.

    As a business owner, it is vital to your brand and...

  • Sherry Lansing’s epiphany

    By Danielle Berrin

    July 23, 2008 | 2:23 am

    By 8 a.m. last Wednesday, when Sherry Lansing took the stage at the downtown Bonaventure Hotel, the women of Hadassah were hollering as if they were in a gospel service.

    "Sixty is the new 40," said TV anchor Rikki Klieman to shouts and cheers swirling through the crowd.


  • Business Thrives With Eye on Beauty

    By Keren Engelberg

    January 16, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Shawn Tavakoli reads Women's Wear Daily, and he's not ashamed to admit it. He also reads Vogue, Mademoiselle and most other beauty magazines. It isn't pleasure reading he's doing. It's research.

    The owner of the Beauty Collection beauty supply chain explained, "I'm always looking...

  • Community Designs

    By Gaby Wenig

    October 18, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Although he owns more than 11 million square feet of office space, Charles S. Cohen is not your typical New York real estate mogul.

    For one, he spends a lot of time in Los Angeles -- calling it his second home -- and it seems clear why L.A. culture appeals to him. A lifetime film...