Sprucing Up The Administration: The Board of Education voted 3-2 to have Jackie Kassorla, Eden Green Living founder and BHUSD mom, begin work on the District"s office drought tolerant water wise landscape next week. The $8,500 beautification project is the cost for just the plantings. Kassorla, who started an edible garden at El Rodeo, is installing the drought-project at zero profit to her
Nominees for the First Annual Will Rogers Awards were announced Wednesday at Spaghettini & The Dave Koz Lounge.
The five winners of Tuesday’s “The Next MacGyver” competition, which was held at the Paley Center for Media, are on their way to creating a TV series with a female engineer protagonist.
When Renee Taylor first set eyes on Joe Bologna, she recalled thinking: “This is the man I’m going to marry.” Joe, for his part, wondered: “Why is this woman looking at me funny?” In fact, it wasn’t long before the two soon paired off for a lifetime of love and a writing partnership that spawned some 20+ films and plays. Next month the two will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary, and on Sept. 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel, the two will be feted as this year’s Beverly Hills Theatre Guild honorees.
When human beings fall ill, there are no shortage of medical offices in Beverly Hills to treat them. When animals need care, however, there are only two options in Beverly Hills. For 91 years, one of them has been Dr. Shipp’s Animal Hospital. Located in the exact same spot at 351 N. Foothill Road, right next door to the City’s only other animal hospital, the Beverly Hills Small Animal Hospital and Dr. John Winters, Dr Shipp’s animal hospital has undergone many changes since it was first established in 1924.
With the City’s new water reduction policy mandating that all properties curb water usage by 30 percent, Virginia Robinson Gardens Superintendent Tim Lindsay had to think a little outside the box in order to transform the green water-loving front lawn into something that didn’t drink up quite so much of the Owens Valley reservoir.
It was more than a century ago that Margaret Anderson, a divorced hotelier with two young children, accepted the challenge to build, own and operate The Beverly Hills Hotel in the broad, undeveloped landscape of the future City of Beverly Hills.
Who knew? In this latest Bloomberg ranking of the world’s top 50 billionaires the majority are Americans. Bill Gates ($84.6B); Warren Buffet ($67.4B); Charles Koch ($50.2B); David Koch ($50.2B); Jeff Bezos ($43.6B); Larry Ellison ($43.2B); Mark Zuckerberg ($42.5B). These are only the top ten. Self-made. Congratulations.
Beverly Hills Community Service Department and Beverly Hills Aquatics owner Diego Cevallos offered the Swim Challenge to encourage water competency. Over 500 swimmers completed the challenge. Pictured, Diego Cevallos celebrates with swimmers who successfully completed the Beverly Hills Swim Challenge which required participants to show competency in six aquatic safety skills.
Beverly Hills Traffic & Parking Commissioner Andy Licht and wife Lisa traveled to Milan, Italy last month and made sure to take a copy of The Courier with them, pictured posing outside the Expo Milano 2015. To join the Licht’s in the “Carry The Courier Club”, simply take your copy of The Courier on your next trip, snap a photo and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.