July 12, 2013 |
Michael Feinstein will be bringing his brand of class and oomph to the Pasadena Pops for three more years. The musician and orchestra have renewed his contract as the group's principal pops conductor through 2016. Feinstein kicked off his first season with the Pasadena Pops this summer, leading the orchestra in June at the Los Angeles County Arboretum in a performance that featured Cheyenne Jackson. The next performance will be Saturday with a program dedicated to classic MGM movies (and their music)
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January 8, 1992
Beverly Hills planning officials have asked the city of Los Angeles to withhold a permanent certificate of occupancy for a new hotel on La Cienega Boulevard because they think that the hotel plans to violate its occupancy limits by renting out ground-floor guest rooms for meetings. The 304-room Hotel Nikko is south of the Beverly Center in Los Angeles, just outside the Beverly Hills city limits.
September 13, 2009 |
It's been a year since Manny Ramirez sat down in the Hotel Nikko here to explain himself, why he was nothing like the quitter described in Boston, the ideal free agent for teams looking to getting better. He was using Page 2, and Page 2 was more than happy to be used. It was 10 a.m., the big goof on time, serious, thoughtful and with a believable answer to every question, some might argue, whatever it took to earn another big contract. It worked, the Dodgers the happy benefactors a year ago, almost everyone in L.A. swept away by the charisma and his remarkable hitting skills.
May 29, 1999 |
Hotel Nikko at Beverly Hills is up for sale by its Japanese owners and has attracted more than a dozen bidders with offers as high as $80 million, according to lodging industry consultants and brokers. A new owner would probably affiliate the property with a different hotel brand instead of remaining with Nikko, which has in the past catered primarily to Japanese travelers, according to Alan Reay, president of Atlas Hospitality Group.
January 2, 1992 |
Beverly Hills planning officials have asked the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety to withhold a permanent certificate of occupancy for a new luxury hotel on La Cienega Boulevard because they believe the hotel's managers intend to violate restrictive occupancy limits. The planning officials want the hotel to agree in writing that five ground-floor rooms will be used exclusively as guest quarters. Their request was made in a letter to the department after the Dec.
October 10, 1997
Asian members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic will perform in a benefit concert at the Hotel Nikko in Beverly Hills, Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. The concert, hosted by the Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention Team, will include various works of Mozart, Brahms, Pachelbel and a Ravel duet. Individual tickets range from $50 to $150. Corporate sponsorships are available at $1,000 to $5,000. Information: (213) 553-1831.