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  • American business magnate Michael Milken is a feminist

    By Danielle Berrin

    May 2, 2014 | 2:58 pm

    Among his many titles - financial genius, convicted felon, consummate philanthropist – it turns out the “junk bond king” Michael Milken has a thing for women, just not in that usual Wall Street way.

    During the 2014 Milken Global Conference held in Beverly Hills last week, a...

  • Not Your Father’s Shop Class: Learning to be a Maker at the Exploratory

    By Lisa Ellen Niver

    March 13, 2014 | 9:22 am

    exploratoryJean Kaneko is a tinkerer. Being around her and the Exploratory, no adult or child can help himself or herself, you feel swept up in the ability to gather parts from open containers and start to make. Perhaps you are drawn to scraps of fabric to design your own plushie animal or...

  • Opinion: A penny to get to Israel

    By Susan Freudenheim

    September 21, 2011 | 6:11 pm

    I’m standing in a room with Sheldon G. Adelson, the tough, outspoken billionaire casino magnate. And I’m wondering: Where is he?

    I had arrived at the lovely Wilshire Boulevard high-rise home of Corie and Michael Koss expecting to meet the fearsome subject of Connie Bruck’s...

  • Bush should pardon Mike Milken

    By Dean Rotbart

    December 18, 2008 | 3:38 am

    I sat alone in Michael Milken's office several years back and listened as he interrupted our conversation to take a phone call. It wasn't the first time.

    On an almost daily basis, surely no week passes without a fresh example, Milken and his colleagues personally field calls from...

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  • Das Happy Kapital

    By Rob Eshman

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Last Monday, I took my ticket from the parking valet at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, turned, and came face to face with John Kerry. He was standing beside me, staring at his cell phone.

    "Oh," I said to the senator, at a loss. "Hi."

    "Hi," he said, and turned back to his phone.

    The...
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