Try as she might, Dorsa Parsi could not abide the scene at kid-oriented pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese’s. The Los Angeles mother thought it was too loud and grubby, and every time her daughter fell to the floor, the self-described “cleaning Nazi” shuddered. Then there was the lackluster pizza, the bête noir of health-conscious parents everywhere. What was a Generation X parent to do when hankering for a decent dinner out? Leave them at home with a sitter? Never.
Pablo Sandoval, known as “Kung Fu Panda” because of his girth, became the fourth player in Major League Baseball history to hit three home runs in a World Series game as the host San Francisco Giants won the opener 8-3 against the Detroit Tigers.
A fundraising dinner for President Barack Obama in Los Angeles tonight raised almost $15 million for his re-election campaign, according to Dreamworks Animation Skg Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Katzenberg, who helped organize the event.
A day after announcing his support for same-sex marriage, U.S. President Barack Obama shifted his campaign’s focus back to the economy in three West Coast fundraisers that included a dinner with actor George Clooney.
President Barack Obama is testing his newest appeal to wealthy backers -- his public support for gay marriage -- at three West Coast fundraisers, including dinner at the Los Angeles home of movie star George Clooney.