Archives for July 2014 | BH Courier

Month: July 2014

Beverly Hills News – Anonymous Employee Charges City With ‘Unfair Practices’

In a letter bearing a return address identical to The Courier's own former address, an anonymous sender informed the newspaper that two of the City of Beverly Hills' employee groups – the Beverly Hills Confidential Employees Association and the Beverly Hills Supervisors Association, have charged the City of Beverly Hills with unfair practices after the City Council voted 3-2 to reject the employees' agreements (Memorandum of Understanding - MOUs) at the City Council meeting on June 24. 6:24 pm Read More

Beverly Hills News – Superintendent Gary Woods, Now In 4th Year, Pledges Hope

Gary Woods Beverly Hills Unified School District Superintendent Gary Woods is today further from the classroom than he has ever been in his long and prestigious career. Indeed, the BHUSD leader estimated that just 20 percent of his time goes to school oversight. Woods said he spends just as much time on legal issues, splitting the remainder of his time between facilities and staff issues. 6:13 pm Read More

The “It” Couple

Chris Pratt and Anna Faris Chris Pratt stars in Guardians of the Galaxy, anticipated as a blockbuster with its opening this weekend. He and wife Anna Faris joined the many during the Hollywood premiere at the Dolby Theatre. 6:11 pm Read More

Lucky Louie

Lucky Louie Louie is a 2-year old, 9-pound, playful, Maltese pup. It is unclear why someone would leave him at the highest kill shelter in California. Luckily for Louie, came to his rescue, just minutes from death row. Those interested in adopting this sweet boy may contact Kira Lorsch at or Shelter Hope at 805-379-3538. 6:05 pm Read More


Murphy O'Brien Karen Murphy O’Brien and Brett O’Brien flank Peninsula Beverly Hills Managing Director Offer Nissenbaum at their Murphy O’Brien Public Relations 25th anniversary celebration. Nearly 200 friends, clients and media attended the event in the courtyard of the company’s office. 6:04 pm Read More

City Council 60-Second Shout Out To Audi Beverly Hills

City Council Shout Out to Audi On hand (from left): Vice Mayor Julian Gold; Mayor Lili Bosse; Audi General Manager Michael Bradford; The Foundation B.H. President Ronit Stone, Councilmembers Willie Brien, Nancy Krasne, and John Mirisch; and The Foundation Board Member Jean Huang. Audi of Beverly Hills has been a strong supporter of Beverly Hills schools, having donated more than $100,000. 6:03 pm Read More


Vigil A community vigil was held last week, gathering around 150 people near the corner of Pico and Wetherly, mourning the four dozen IDF soldiers killed in the process of stopping Hamas’ attacks on Israeli civilians. Mati Cohen, who organized the vigil, said another is planned for Sunday at 9040 W. Pico Blvd. from 8 p.m.- 2 a.m. 6:01 pm Read More