Archives for December 2010 | BH Courier

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TCU Mascot May Leave Southland Fans Scratching Their Heads

Addy The mascot for Texas Christian University one of the two teams competing in this weekend’s Rose Bowl may leave a few Southland residents scratching their heads. TCU’s opponent, the University of Wisconsin mascot is easy. Thanks to the popular children’s book “Wind in the Willows,” most elementary school kids can describe a badger. At least […] 9:39 pm Read More

Parking, Traffic Ticket Fines To Increase Beginning New Year’s Day

California motorists, already in sticker shock over rising fines for parking and traffic tickets, should prepare for more beginning New Year’s Day. The Los Angeles Times reported today on its website the state is adding $4 to the price of every traffic ticket. The fee will pay for emergency air transport services because of a […] 9:36 pm Read More

Oprah Winfrey Cable Network to Debut Saturday

Oprah Winfrey’s television network debuts tomorrow, with programming hand-picked by the talk show host “to help people be their best self,” according to the cable channel’s chief executive officer. OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network is billing itself as “the network of self-discovery, connecting people to each other and to their greatest potential.” The Los Angeles-based network […] 9:34 pm Read More

Drinking Drivers Can Get Free Towing Tonight

Motorists determined to ring in the New Year with one or more alcoholic drinks can get free towing from 6 p.m. tonight to 6 a.m. Saturday in 13 counties, officials from the Automobile Club of Southern California announced today. 9:31 pm Read More

Artists And Model

bhc123110 Beverly Hills concert pianist, master glass artist and author Millicent Gappell models for a private sitting with members of Long Beach’s “Artists As Art” collective, as the winning bidder in a recent Long Beach Opera fundraising event. 6:14 pm Read More


TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Dec. 31). You’re not in competition this year. Instead, you are confident, offering that which only you can offer to the world. You’ll be celebrated over the next three weeks and then again in a big way in July. You’re let into an exclusive arrangement in February. Education leads to increased money in […] 4:10 pm Read More

Jack Hangs Out

bhc123110 Fox adapted Jonathan Swift’s popular novel, Gulliver’s Travels, starring Jack Black, which premiered at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. 2:19 am Read More

MGM Lion To Roar In Beverly Hills

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 – 6:10 p.m. By Adam Popescu, Beverly Hills Courier The Montage is about to have a new neighbor. And it’s not William Morris Endeavor. Last Sunday, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. signed a lease with New York-based George Comfort & Sons for one of the most high profile vacant properties in Los Angeles County. […] 2:14 am Read More

Christiansen’s Financial Woes Made Public, Jailed

Former Beverly Hills Unified School District Facilities Director Karen Christiansen had mounds of debt, pending financial disputes with other state school districts and an active bankruptcy when hired in 2004, court papers show. 2:10 am Read More

License In Jeopardy For Doctor

A doctor with ties to Beverly Hills is being sued for the alleged wrongful death of a woman who died after undergoing a lengthy overnight plastic surgery. 2:07 am Read More

BH Hotel Melee; Reporter Hit

An “extremely drunk” man allegedly sucker punched NBC4 reporter Robert Kovacik in the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel as he attempted to defend a Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star in the early morning hours of Christmas Eve. 2:05 am Read More

East West Bancorp Exits TARP, Rebuys Stock

East West Bancorp, Inc., parent company of East West Bank with offices in Beverly Hills and Century City, has fully repaid the $306.5 million of preferred stock issued to the U.S. Treasury Department under the TARP Capital Purchase Program. 2:01 am Read More