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Stanford’s Free Online Startup Class is Back — 9/23 to 12/4

First Video Lecture 9/23:


After Peter Thiel’s infamous CS183 class on startups at his alma mater Stanford last year, Stanford has planned a follow up course this fall; CS183B. The 20-session course will be taught on campus by Y Combinator President Sam Altman and feature tons of major names lecturing on how to raise money, company culture, operations and management, business strategy, sales and marketing. but all videos, reading materials, and assignments will be posted online on Sam Altman’s website,

A Rating of LA’s Emergency Rooms, Hollywood’s Top Doctors, and How to Live Forever

Morgan Freeman, left, and Dr. Soram Khalsa – Pic via @THR

From Kimye’s OBGYN to Morgan Freeman’s ‘medical guru’ Dr. Soram Khalsa to Steve Tisch’s favorite neurosurgeon, The Hollywood Reporter details nearly 500 doctors used by entertainment executives and actors. If posting requests for referrals on Facebook has gotten you nowhere, this may be the read for you. Alongside the list are related topics ranging from a rating of L.A.’s Emergency Rooms (our vote goes to UCLA) to why L.A. schoolkids are getting sick to a couple ways to beat death altogether. #TruffleNotes: It’s not totally uncommon to house a cryogenic machine these days, at least in LA.

LA Hot List

NOW OPEN:


  • Butchers & Barbers (Houston Brother)
  • Bobby London downtown (Josh Richman, Hartwell)
  • Mastro’s Ocean Club
  • Madame Siam (Houston brothers)

COMING SOON:


RECENTLY CLOSED:

  • Kate Mantalini (May 2014)
  • Hamburger Hamlet on Sunset
  • Enoteca Drago (Canon Drive)

 

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The Palm’s Caricatures Wont Make the Move to Beverly Hills :-(

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Leonardo diCaprio, Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Ben Stiller caricatures at The Palm in West Hollywood

What Celebrities have their face on the Palm’s Walls in West Hollywood?? Leonardo DiCaprio, Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Ben Stiller, Rob Lowe, Christian Slater, the Cast of Mad Men, Kirk and Spock, Fred Flintstone, Barney Rubble, and even Yogi Bear. About a year ago, we heard the Palm was considering a move to Canon Drive. Our immediate question was — how are they going to handle all those caricatures of regulars and celebrities layered all over the walls and ceilings — many dating back to the very, very old days.

Billionaires by Colleges

According to Wealth-X and UBS’s “Billionaire Census,” Penn, Harvard and Yale narrowly beat out USC for billionaire alumni. The list then goes back to Ivy Leagues and Ivy-like League schools and tech schools like MIT, with a couple non-US schools making the grade as well. #sidenote: 286 of the billionaires from the Wealth-X report are women ;-)

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