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Digging Down: Boring Co. is testing advanced tunneling technology and practices in Hawthorne.
LIFT OFF: SpaceX is based in Hawthorne. The company’s Falcon 9 was the first commercial rocket to deliver cargo to the International Space Station. Last year, Musk spoke at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia, about the feasibility of ...
Edward Hopper's "Rich's House"
Peggy and David Rockefeller
Rochelle "Shelly" Sterling
Jay-Z and Beyonce (photo by Getty Images)
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CONTEMPLATIVE CULTURE: Nicholas Berggruen’s nascent Berggruen Institute wants to unfold on a 450-acre campus in the Santa Monica Mountains it purchased for $45 million. The institute hands out a $1 million philosophy prize each year. (photo courtesy of Herzog & ...
A NEWS HOPE: Local biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong agreed to pay $500 million to purchase the Los Angeles Times and several other newspapers from tronc Inc. earlier this year, although the deal has yet to close. Soon-Shiong also said he ...
LAND AHOY: Americana at Brand and Grove developer Rick Caruso’s 216-foot yacht, Invictus, received a special mooring dock in the Newport Beach harbor in order to accommodate the ship. (photo by Delta Marine)
PICTURE PERFECT: Power Rangers impresario Haim Saban donated $50 million towards the construction of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, which is currently under construction and slated to open in 2019. (photo courtesy of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts ...
HOOP DREAMS: Platinum Equity boss Tom Gores, who grew up in Flint, Mich., purchased a stake in the Detroit Pistons in 2011 and became the outright owner in 2015 when he bought his private equity firm’s stake. (photo by Dave ...
COLLECTED WORKS: L.A. philanthropist and businessman Eli Broad shelled out $140 million to build the eponymous downtown museum, which opened in 2015. The contemporary art collection features works by Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman and Andy Warhol.
MUSEUM MAKEOVER: David Geffen is a known art connoisseur, but his $150 million donation to help fund LACMA’s new Wilshire Boulevard-spanning building – scheduled for completion in 2023 – puts him in rarefied air among L.A.’s philanthropists. (photo by Atelier ...
KIWI CONNECTION: Private equity mogul Ric Kayne’s Tara Iti Golf Club, nestled on New Zealand’s northeastern coastline, has made a splash on the international links scene. The course, which opened in 2015, was ranked No. 11 in the the world ...
A woman wearing a man’s Rolex makes a statement in the financial world. (Photo by Thomas Wasper)
The Elie Tahari jacket was a gift from mom when Weinberger began her career in public accounting, and years later it’s still in style. “She taught me you want to dress for success.” (photo by Thomas Wasper)
Weinberger calls the Peck & Peck denim jacket, Valentino slip-ons, and Chanel shoulder-strap wallet her Super Girl outfit, ready for instant transformation from financier to sports mom. (photo by Thomas Wasper)
Black Chanel bags are timeless. “I like to buy items that hold their value.” (photo by Thomas Wasper)
Each flower on this custom-made diamond and platinum necklace represents a family member: Sons Hudson, 10; Braden, 9; and Blake, 3; and husband, Steve. (photo by Thomas Wasper)
The Valentino high heels exemplify Weinberger’s taste for quality items that last. (photo by Thomas Wasper)
The 22,000-square-foot site was 65% full at the time of sale.