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Dianna Weiner Dianna's Dishes In 1961, when John F. Kennedy told the nation to "ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country," Richard Stone was listening. A few years later, he began a thirty-year career serving the city of Beverly Hills. Last week, Richard's family, friends, and colleagues came together to honor him. The Grand Trianon Room at the Regent Beverly Wilshire was filled to capacity. The AM singers from E1 Rodeo School (Richard's granddaughter, Teri, was among them) serenaded him with "For He's a Jolly Good Fellow." He received proclamations from Mayor Richard Riordan and Governor Gray Davis, a plaque presented by the president of the Beverly Hills School Board, Willie Brien, and accolades from his wife, Lona, son, Rich, and various friends and co-workers. Joining Richard at his retirement dinner were Lona, his daughter, Cindy, and her children, Alison, Shelby, Bennett, and "left; his son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Ronit, and their children, Tamara, Talia, and Carly, and his son and daugh- ter-in-law, Richie and Mary. Their sons, Jack and Keith, are too young to attend. By the way, Richie is following in his dad's footsteps: he is running for Beverly Hills Municipal Court Judge. Others who attended were Donna Ellman Garber, Lee and Harold Kapelovitz, Lynn and Mark Egerman, Rhoda and Jim Sharp, Barbara Miller-Fox and Walter Fox, Annabelle and Leonard Wasserstein, Lya and Harrison Latta, and the list goes on and on. THE DINNER CROWD Beverly Hills producer, Eddie Kritzer, dined at The Ivy, which is one of his favorites. Susie Schorr, Susie Marble and her daughter, Stacy, grabbed a quick bite at Baja Fresh before moving on to Beverly High to see the Dance Company production. Brian Muilaney and Allen Stephan chose Tommy Tangs for dinner. Allen is the owner of the financial con- sulting firm, Stephan and Associates. Jack Gilardi, an ICM vice president and former husband of Annette Funicello, was at The Palm. Lisa Kline and Mike Spitzer (both are BHHS Class of '93) and Jamie Mark (BHHS Class of '94) stopped into The Daily Grill for dinner. Renee and Jimmy Horowitz dined at Houston's fol- lowing a movie. Lindy and Mark Rosenberg took their family to dinner at the Oceanfront Restaurant at the Casa Del Mar Hotel. Family members included Brandy, and her boyfriend, Michael Brooks, Tracy, Jenna, and Jade. Lindy says that she loves this restaurant because the cuisine wonderful and there is an incredible view from any table in the room. Gene Zuckerman and his son, Todd, were joined by Robert Knyper, the owner of Blue Ice, a wonderful women's sports- wear line, Donna Steinback, (she owns Edith Morre, an exquisite shop on E1 Paseo in Palm Desert), Nora Marsh, and Bonnie Freeman at Nick and Stefs, downtown LA's newest steak house. Todd recommends the Caesar salad, which is prepared at the table. BIRTHDAY GREETINGS Janis Black Goldman and Tami Adams wished Jennifer Cohen a very Happy Birthday and a happy, healthy pregnancy (Jennifer is expecting baby #5) at a love- ly lunch at Neiman Marcus. The trio looked like Beverly Hills "Charlie's Angels." BIRTHDAY NEWS Maisie Brown celebrated her birthday at Benihana with her friends, Grace Kazdan, Goldie Benjamin, and Adeline Mansfield. DI SPY Garth Brooks and his wife, Sandy, lunched at Jerry's Dell before picking up two awards at the American Music Awards. David Robinson, who plays bas- ketball for the San Antonio Spurs was seated nearby. Shirley Maclaine was looking great at The Little Door. Eating out?. Let Weiner know where you have been via fax at 310.275.6543 or via email at DIANNA@BHWEEKLY.COM Come. Smoke. Read. Visit. Relax. elie's cigar 160 B E south beverly V E R L Y H I 310-271-2284 room drive L L S COMPUTER DIGITAL IMAGING, PHOTO RESTORATION CD-FD-ZIP MAC er IBM READ & WRITE ENLARGEMENTS 2nd set FREE at the time of purchase MON-FFII 8 AM.-6 PM SAT 10 AM-5 PIVI. WWW.Goldenoobr.Corn Call Today: (310) 666-1707 Learn... Understand... Master ! January 27-February 2, 2000 17