Restaurant of the Week: Inn Ann

Our featured Restaurant of the Week is Inn Ann! Inn Ann, or “hidden retreat”, offers guests an intimate exploration into the culinary techniques, ingredients, and sensibilities of Japan. Featuring a Tasting Menu, Vegetarian Tasting Menu, Sushi Tasting Menu, and a la carte options, Inn Ann builds its menu from locally sourced ingredients found in Los Angeles Farmers Markets. Stop by this week for the latest seasonal creations!

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Top 10 Reasons to Invest in the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is one of the most proactive and largest chambers in Los Angeles County. Our members range from small businesses to major studios; tourism companies to healthcare corporations. The Hollywood Chamber serves as an advocate for our members, representing the interests of businesses and residents in the greater Hollywood area. We are the proud owners of two world-renowned icons: The Hollywood Sign and The Hollywood Walk of Fame. Here are the Top 10 Reasons to invest in the Hollywood Chamber

  1. Political and Legislative Advocacy
    Represent you on issues that affect your bottom line
  2. Economic Development
    Promote growth and investment in Hollywood
  3. Networking
    Create new opportunities to make new contacts to help your business grow
  4. Promotion and Publicity
    Guide you to reach thousands of potential clients through member exclusive advertising
  5. Tourism Department
    Capitalize on marketing and exposure for Hollywood’s vital tourism and hospitality businesses
  6. Information
    Identify resources to keep you informed about issues impacting your ability to do business
  7. Discounts
    Present savings on products and services useful to your business
  8. Referrals
    Introduce new business referral program exclusively for Chamber members
  9. Community Involvement
    Assist the community and help make Hollywood a better place to live, work & play
  10. Credibility
    Recommend you to join hundreds of other committed “corporate citizens” by investing in the Hollywood Chamber-and your community

Announcing the Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2020

A new group of entertainment professionals in the categories of Motion Pictures, Television, Live Theatre/Live Performance, Recording and Radio have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the full list was announced today, June 20, 2019 at 12:30 P.M. by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s Walk of Fame Selection Committee. The newest honorees were chosen from hundreds of nominations at a selection committee meeting held in June and will be ratified by the Hollywood Chamber’s Board of Directors. Walk of Famer/actress/singer Vanessa Williams, a committee member for the 2019-2020 Selection Committee, announced the new honorees with Rana Ghadban, President & CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.

The selections were revealed to the world via live stream exclusively by VARIETY on www.walkoffame.com. The stream begins at 12:30 P.M. PDT.

“The Walk of Fame Selection Committee is pleased to announce our newest honorees to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This year’s choices were particularly unique. We were able to recognize the talents of thirty-five artists who have already built a legacy here in Hollywood,” remarked Selection Committee Chair and Walk of Famer Vin Di Bona.  “Also, we were able to celebrate many new talented artists who’ve touched our hearts in film, television, radio and a variety of musical categories” he added.

The Hollywood Walk of Fame Class of 2020 are:

In the category of MOTION PICTURES: Mahershala Ali, Batman, Ruth E. Carter,  Laurence Fishburne, Chris Hemsworth, Spike Lee, Julia Roberts, Octavia Spencer, and Lina Wertmüller

In the category of TELEVISION: Christina Applegate, Andy Cohen, Cindy Crawford, Terry Crews, Harry Friedman, Kathie Lee Gifford, Nigel Lythgoe, Milo Ventimiglia, Burt Ward, Wendy Williams, Dr. Phil McGraw and Andy Kaufman (Posthumous)

In the category of RECORDING:  Elvis Costello, Sir Lucian Grainge, Billy Idol, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Alicia Keys, Andy Madadian, Mo Ostin, Bobby Rydell, Alejandro Sanz, Tanya Tucker and Muddy Waters (Posthumous)

In the category of LIVE THEATRE/LIVE PERFORMANCE: Dave Chappelle and Billy Porter

In the category of RADIO: Susan Stamberg

 

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and its Walk of Fame Selection Committee congratulate all the honorees. Dates have not been scheduled for these star ceremonies. Recipients have two years to schedule star ceremonies from the date of selection. Upcoming star ceremonies are announced ten days prior to the dedication on www.walkoffame.com.

Take Action Today and Oppose AB 1404!

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce is opposing Assembly Bill 1404 by Assemblymember Miguel Santiago. This bill unfairly targets Kaiser Permanente by requiring that it publish online the pay scales and total compensation for thousands of its physicians.

This unprecedented intrusion into the operation of a private organization is anti-competitive and serves no public policy purpose.In fact, it is extremely anti-competitive and violates the fundamental rights of employees who choose to work for a private organization to have their compensation information be kept private.

What’s worse, is that AB 1404 provides a roadmap for our competitors to recruit away our physicians.  We could even lose doctors to providers in other states with significant physician shortages, like Nevada and Arizona.  That harms access to care for all Californians.

The Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center is one of Hollywood’s biggest employers and serves hundreds of thousands of residents in the region. Ultimately, this bill would negatively impact the physicians that serve these communities.

For these reasons, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce urges you to oppose AB 1404.

 

Restaurant of the Week: Spitz Restaurant

Our featured Restaurant of the Week is Spitz Restaurant! With locations across Los Angeles and a book-able Food Truck, Spitz Restaurant brings the best of Mediterranean street food to Angelenos. From doner and falafel wraps to fresh salads and fusion takes on popular foods like taquitos, Spitz offers tangy and savory flavors to please any palette. And with their food truck and catering service, Spitz makes it easy to serve delicious food at any event. You’ll also want to check out the brunch option at Spitz on weekends where they serve Mediterranean breakfast wraps, quinoa bowls, and french toast pita sticks. Stop by Spitz this week for your next favorite meal!

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