Former Mayor Richard Riordan Just Married Harvard-Westlake's Head Of Admissions
Last week, we broke news of a chilling rupture in the space-time continuum that allowed early aughts hipster king Mark "The Cobrasnake" Hunter to have triumphed in the same Santa Monica High School student election that dead-eyed Trump advisor Stephen Miller lost. Now, it appears that rupture has widened further, causing even more disparate L.A. worlds to collide.
On Sunday, former L.A. mayor Richard J. Riordan married Elizabeth Gregory, the head of admissions at Harvard-Westlake School. The 86-year-old served as L.A.'s mayor from 1993 until 2001 and owns downtown's legendary Original Pantry Cafe. News of the couple's engagement went public Friday as an aside in an L.A. Times article about a forum Riordan participated in. ("Riordan, 86, revealed his plans to remarry this weekend. His fiancée is Elizabeth Gregory, the director of admissions at Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City.")
Gregory has also worked as a dean, director of financial aid, and a photography and visual arts teacher at the private school, which also counts current Mayor Eric Garcetti as an alumnus (really getting Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon here). According to the Daily News, the power duo tied the knot at St. James’ Episcopal Church on Sunday during an afternoon ceremony attended by “a few friends." Mazel tov to the happy couple, who met five years ago.