BEVERLY HILLS—Hilary Clinton was in Beverly Hills for a fundraiser dinner on Thursday, October 13 hosted by Casey Wasserman, Jeffrey Katzenberg and Haim Saban, and featured a performance by Elton John. Tickets for the event started at $33,400 per person.
Individuals who donated $100,000 were designated as a co-chair, which included admission to a co-chair reception with Clinton and what is described as premium dinner seating. According to Deadline.com, co-hosts for the events were legendary founder Thomas Tull and his wife Alba, Facebook backer Sean Parker and his wife Alexandra and Chris and Crystal Sacca. Clinton appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Friday.
Vice President Joe Biden was also in the Los Angeles area on Thursday and spoke at a fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Biden didn’t attend Clinton’s fundraiser event.
According to the LAPD, several streets were closed on both Thursday and Friday. Those streets included: Pershing Drive between Westchester Parkway and Imperial Highway, Imperial Highway between Vista Del Mar & North Sepulveda Boulevard, Wilshire Boulevard between South Sepulveda Boulevard & Malcolm Avenue, Lindbrook Drive and Hilgard Avenue between Westwood Boulevard & Le Conte Avenue, Hilgard Avenue and Lindbrook Avenue between Le Conte Avenue & Westwood Boulevard, San Vicente Boulevard between Wilshire Boulevard & 21st Street (city of Santa Monica), San Vicente Boulevard between 21st Street (city of Santa Monica) & Wilshire Boulevard, Wilshire Boulevard between South Barrington Avenue & Malcolm Avenue, Lindbrook Drive and Hilgard Avenue between Westwood Boulevard & Le Conte Avenue, and Culver Boulevard between the CA-90 West Freeway & Vista Del Mar.
According to TheWrap.com, Jeffrey and Marilyn Katzenberg will host another fundraiser for Hillary Clinton later this month on October 24. President Barack Obama is expected in attendance. Tickets for the event will cost $100,000 per person. Proceeds will benefit the Hillary Victory Fund, which raises money for Clinton’s campaign, as well as for the Democratic National Committee and state party committees.