ACLU OF SO CAL ANNUAL BILL OF RIGHTS DINNER
Singer Jewel performs at the ACLU of Southern California annual Bill of Rights Dinner held at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on December 11, 2006. (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)
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A Boston website said the most extravagant hotel amenities include one in Oman where visitors have the option of arriving by Jeep, speedboat or paraglider.
Actress Milla Jovovich is to serve as host of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards in Los Angeles, organizers said.
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, visited Camp Pendleton in California to meet with training and wounded Marines, officials said.
Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says it plans to bestow its Gordon E. Sawyer Award to filmmaker Douglas Trumbull.
Actress Elizabeth Banks is to be host of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Technical Awards in Los Angeles, organizers said.
Film producer and philanthropist Jerry Weintraub was honored as Man of the Year at UNICEF's 2009 fundraising gala in Beverly Hills, Calif., organizers said.
Singer David Cook is to perform and comedian Jimmy Kimmel is to act as host of a California charity event to raise money for cancer research, organizers said.
Film star James Marsden is to be one of the honorees at the upcoming Tourette Syndrome Association's awards dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif.
David Grafton will receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, an Oscar statuette, at the Scientific and Technical Awards dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif., next month.