Archives for October 2013 | BH Courier

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Flywheel Comes To Beverly Hills

Hailing a taxi has never been so easy now that Flywheel has expanded its taxi service to Beverly Hills, linking professional drivers to smartphone users who need a ride. 7:53 pm Read More

Peninsula Holds Wine Dinner

Check your calendars and see if your free for next Friday’s exclusive Palmaz Wine Dinner, to be held in The Belvedere at The Peninsula Beverly Hills on Nov. 8. 7:41 pm Read More

Big Bucks

Chuck And Ava Fries Chuck and Ava Fries raised $1 million during the Center Theatre Group Associates’ biannual Angels’ Night in Century City. 7:14 pm Read More

Talk Time

Howard Goldstein Coffee Board of Education candidate Howard Goldstein held his seventh and final coffee on Wednesday where he talked to the community about his plans for enhancing educational leadership 7:05 pm Read More

Giving Book

Bookends Last month, El Rodeo 4th graders delivered 3,266 used books to Oak Street Elementary in Inglewood and read with Oak Street students 7:03 pm Read More

Choral Idols

Joel Pressman Beverly Hills High School choral teacher Joel Pressman (left), who recently retired after 38 years of dedicated instruction, received a special treat last week when Grammy-winning composer and conductor Eric Whitacre (center) visited his Beverly Hills home 6:58 pm Read More

Coffee Talk

Lisa Korbatov Coffee Board of Education member Lisa Korbatov (right), who is running for re-election in Tuesday’s election, held her final of four community coffees at the iconic Beverly Hills “Witches House” owned by local realtor Michael Libow (center) on Tuesday 6:56 pm Read More

George Christy Talks About David Boyer, Fireside Convalescent Hospital, Ava Fries And More!

Honoree Roberta Haft With Emcee Michele Lee People we should know.  Dr. David Boyer.   “He miraculously saved my eyesight, and I’m indebted to him forever.”   So reveals producer Arnold Kopelson about this distinguished ophthalmologist with six local Retina Vitreous Group offices manned by nine colleagues.  “I was terrified.  Panicked from the torn retina.  When all else failed, Dr. Boyer came into my life, and his expertise and instant care has now given me perfect vision.Download PDF 5:51 pm Read More

Right to Work proponents in Ohio overstating success, says Ohio political blog

The Ohio-based political blog, “Plunderbund,” is coming down hard on the Right to Work group Ohioans for Workplace Freedom by highlighting that it took the group more than a year and half to gather 100,000 signatures. Last month, the Right to Work advocacy group, Ohioans for Workplace Freedom, touted that 200 people across the state […] 6:12 am Read More

Lucky Brand Jeans Launches Flagship Store in Beverly Hills

Ashley Tisdale Ashely Tisdale is among the stars in the Lucky Brand sky at Grand Opening in Beverly Hills. The invitation-only shopping event, with special guest host Lauren Hutton, brought a roster of celebrities and A-listers from Beverly Hills with a portion of the proceeds benefitting The Art of Elysium, a non-profit dedicated to enriching the lives of artists and hospitalized youths. 1:03 pm Read More

New report on US recycling rates reveals poor 20-year track record

The Container Recycling Institute (CRI) has just released its signature report on container recycling rates and trends in the United States. Based on more than two dozen data sources, from the beverage market to U.S. census tables, “Bottled Up: Beverage Container Recycling Stagnates (2000-2010),” shows that sales of disposable beverage containers have grown dramatically—up by […] 12:18 pm Read More