A Los Angeles Social Diary - Part 2
The Daily Truffle LA

12 Instagrams: Snoop Dogg Performs a Private Party in L.A. Over the Weekend

Snoop dogg headlining the night Happy bday @libertyross with @snoopdogg

11 Instagrams: Teen Vogue Annual Young Hollywood Party

Spotted: Hailee Steinfeld, Griffin Steinfeld, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Greer Grammer, Maude Apatow, Hannah Kleinick, Hunter McGrady, Zendaya, Trevor Jackson (aka young Zimba), Jasper Polish, Willow Shields (Hunger Games), Portia Doubleday, Andrew Bevan, Amy Astley, and more! Follow #TVyounghollywood to see more pics from last night!

Zendaya in Emporio Armani at the #tvyounghollywood party

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Star-Studded Birthday Party

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Celebrities kept on rolling in to Gwyneth Paltrow‘s star-studded birthday party throughout the evening on Saturday (September 27) held at her private residence in Los Angeles. The actress – who turned 42 years old that day – was visited by guests including her ex-husband Chris Martin, Kate Hudson, Nicole Richie who carpooled with Rashida Jones, Tobey Maguire with his wife Jennifer Meyer, Maya Rudolph, and more! [JJ]

Rochelle Gores’ 5th Annual Autumn Party at 3Labs — Oct. 8

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Presented by Rochelle Gores Fredston (Event Chair & PSLA Founder), Marigay McKee (Honorary Event Chair & President, Saks Fifth Avenue), With Christine Chiu, Mary Alice Haney Davidov, Claiborne Swanson Frank, Marlien Rentmeester, Angelique Soave, and Tatiana Sorokko. Benefitting Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII)

Tom Ford Moves His FW15 Show from London Fashion Week to Los Angeles?!

Tom Ford, who has worked in Hollywood as the director/producer/co-writer of 2009 film ‘A Single Man,’ will no longer show at London Fashion Week. Instead he is taking his show to Los Angeles where he will present his autumn/winter 2015 offering on February 20th. The autumn/winter 2015 show that will take place in February will be the first collection that Ford will show in Los Angeles. The relocation will inevitably cause difficulties for show attendees who will have to decide whether to attend the show in Los Angeles or miss the first day of London Fashion Week which is scheduled to take place from February 20th – 24th 2015. [Read More: UK Independent]

2014 Gala in the Garden at Hammer Museum — 10/11

Saturday, October 11, 2014

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Hammer Museum (Westside)

Cultural and civic leaders will gather alongside artists, collectors, and patrons of the arts to celebrate the UCLA Hammer Museum and honor artist Mark Bradford and musician Joni Mitchell at the 12th annual Gala in the Garden. The Gala supports Hammer Museum exhibitions and free public programming. The evening includes a viewing of current exhibitions and cocktails followed by a seated dinner catered by Suzanne Goin of Lucques in the outdoor courtyard. The Gala in the Garden is supported by Bottega Veneta.

For inquiries and more information about the 12th Gala in the Garden tickets and table sales, contact gala@hammer.ucla.edu or 310.443.7026.

Individual tickets start at $2,500. Seated dinner.

Event listing contributed by Bettina Korek of  ForYourArt. Photo is via BizBash.com.

Masters Grand Slam – L.A. Launch: Michael Bloomberg, Bruce Springsteen, Bill Gates to Cheer on their Daughters at New Elite Equestrian Competition Downtown

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Quite possibly the coolest event in LA history started yesterday. 51 horses and the world’s 25 best riders — including Jessica Springsteen and Georgina Bloomberg — began a 4 day competition downtown with a Michelin Star Chef, luxury shopping and entertainment at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The world-class equestrian competition, already established in Hong Kong and Paris, runs from September 25 – 28, 2014. Tickets, $40 – $100, are here.

Georgina Bloomberg, daughter of former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg; Jennifer Gates, the daughter of Bill and Melinda Gates; and Jessica Springsteen, the daughter of Bruce Springsteen will compete. Michael Bloomberg, Bruce & Patti Springsteen,  and Bill & Melinda Gates, are confirmed to attend along with Eric Garcetti, James Caan,  Kaley Cuoco, Angelica Huston, Minnie Driver, Wayne Gretzky, Andre Agassi & Steffi Graf, Ariana Rockefeller, Danny Huston, William Schatner, Melissa Rivers and more.

Spotted so far (9/25): The cast of the Rich Kids of Beverly Hills, Hanna Selleck, Jessica Sprinsteen, Bruce Sprinsteen, Georgina Bloomberg, more coming soon.

Here are the best Vines and Instagrams from day one of the event:

Facebook Co-Founder Injects $14M into Smart Rental Car Startup Silvercar

Billionaire Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has invested 14 million dollars into the car rental startup, Silvercar. Based in Austin, Silvercar offers a fleet of silver Audi A4’s to its customers in 7 cities – Los Angeles (LAX), Dallas, Denver, Miami, San Francisco, Austin, and Phoenix. Using their app, you can skip the rental line by scanning a QR code on the car which unlocks the car and allows you to get in and drive away.

Stanford 183B Lecture 2 is Up!

9/25 – Lecture 2: Ideas, Products, Teams and Execution Part II

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

#TBT: Polo Lounge Scene from ‘Fear & Loathing in Las Vegas’

Welcome to #TBT (throwback Thursday for those who don’t have internet), a new weekly column on the Truffle where we will feature our favorite movie and tv show clips that show the most key truths of Los Angeles. To kick it off we want to bring you back to a time when the Beverly Hills Hotel was owned by Jewish people from LA and the only boycott you would see was over who got a Pink Card.

Meet Eric Garcetti’s New(ish) ‘Entrepreneur-in-Residence’


Amir Tehrani — LA’s New ‘Entrepreneur-in-Residence’

We were recently at a party speaking with a guy who goes to USC (majoring in sociology) who told us he’s currently interning for “the Entrepreneur-in-Residence.” We were like, come again. He explained that Eric Garcetti appointed his boss to work in this position for the city of Los Angeles.

10 Instavids from No Doubt’s Friends & Family Concert Last Night

Here are our favorite Instagram videos from No Doubt’s Friends & Family Concert last night at the Forum (No Doubt is prepping for Global Citizen Festival this Saturday which is in New York, Jay Z and Tiësto also headline it). In this first video, Gwen Stefani reaches into the front row and takes a selfie w a fan — all while continuing to perform. You can tap on any user name at the top of these videos to see more posts from them on Instagram.