Nurturing your Mind, Body & Soul

Recently I had the opportunity to meet Lady Carole Bamford, the founder of England’s forward-thinking Daylesford Organic Farm Shops. She has three shops in London, as well as a Cookery School, the Daylesford Cottages, The Wild Rabbit pub, the Haybarn Spa and the Bamford line of clothing and natural bath, body and home products.  She traveled…

Gloria Steinem Roars at LACC

I was invited to interview Gloria Steinem while she was a featured speaker at “A Conversation on DACA” at Los Angeles City College with Samantha Ramirez-Herrera. Hours before she arrived in California, this elegant 80+ year old was campaigning for Marie Newman, Congressional candidate in the city of Chicago, against Dan Lipinski who inherited his…

Shatner’s Hollywood Charity Horse Show

Each year I look forward to seeing philanthropic actor William Shatner and his wife Elizabeth at their Hollywood Charity Horse Show gifting ceremony with Priceline.com and Wells Fargo Bank. Each year they raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for over 25 children’s charities. The first Hollywood Charity Horse Show started in March 1990 to help…

Dine Like a Celebrity at BOA Steakhouse on Sunset

Driving into the parking garage of one of the most prestigious pieces of real estate in West Hollywood, I noticed an impressive array of Bentleys, Ferraris and Teslas lined in a row. The stunning modern high-rise tower on Sunset Blvd. was the headquarters of renowned architect Charles Luckman. In 2009, architect Stephen Kanner re-clad and…

Jill’s Favorite Celebrity Interviews in 2015

I met some fascinating people in 2015. Some were actors, others were chefs. One is an ambassador for the Special Olympics and another is one of the Housewives of New York City. All had a story to share with me that was poignant and uplifting. Read how each of these 10 VIPs help the world…

Timothy White’s Photos Inside The Sunset Marquis

I first was introduced to the works of Timothy White inside the innovative restaurant Cavatina at the Sunset Marquis Hotel. After enjoying a multi-course dinner prepared by the talented James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Michael Schlow and the new Executive Chef Jonathan Kim. While dining out on the heated patio, I stepped inside the…

10 Fun Facts about William Shatner

For the past three years, I have been invited to the William and Elizabeth Shatner – Wells Fargo check presentation breakfast. It’s an unveiling of how much money these philanthropists raise each year at their latest Hollywood Charity Horse Show. At this year’s ceremony, William Shatner accompanied his wife to the ceremony, dressed in a…

The Beautiful Myrka Dellanos Empowers Women

While enjoying lunch at Tanzy Westwood and watching the movie 20th Century Fox movie – JOY starring Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper, I sat next to one of the most beautiful and recognizable faces on Spanish television – Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist Myrka Dellanos. She excitedly shared with me that she loved the movie and…

Real Housewife Kristen Taekman’s Winning Smile

I just met Josh and Kristen Taekman last week while they were promoting his EBOOST products to Southern Californians shopping in Whole Foods. Josh offered me tastes of his EBOOST products, including his two new EBOOST products – Spruce, an on the go green juice and POW, a pre-workout powder. We talked about how he grew…