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  • Big names share big ideas at Milken Conference

    By Ryan Torok

    May 11, 2016 | 12:55 pm

    In his final appearance at the prestigious Milken Institute Global Conference as consul general of Israel in Los Angeles, David Siegel focused on the big picture — the really big picture.

    Like how Israel has entered into agreements with state and local officials in the United...

  • What if Al Gore had won?

    By Danielle Berrin

    May 4, 2016 | 2:26 pm

    The theme of this year’s Milken Institute Global Conference was “The Future of Humankind,” but beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, all I could think about was the past.

    I was sitting in a ballroom at the Beverly Hilton, surrounded by titans of the finance industry, watching former...

  • 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...

  • The Arabpreneurs

    By Rob Eshman

    May 15, 2012 | 10:01 pm

    Last week, I wrote about innovative ideas for addressing poverty and the class divide in America.

    This week I will solve the Middle East crisis.

    OK, maybe I’m over-promising.

    But on stage in a large ballroom at the Beverly Hilton Hotel earlier this month, two Israelis, a...

  • Israeli green tech highlighted at Milken Institute Global Conference

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 9, 2012 | 11:31 am

    Israeli scientists and the entrepreneurs who bring their innovations to market have accomplished some remarkable feats during the Jewish state’s 64 years. Israel has long had dairy farms, despite not having any pastureland. Today, thanks to drip-irrigation technology, its desert...

  • 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.