Archives for October 2015 | BH Courier

Month: July 2014

‘My Friend The Witch Doctor’

Mommy-Witch-Doctor SPOOKY—“Witch Doctor” Lorraine Adeline Redlin, 91, a longtime member of the Beverly Hills Active Senior Club, won the Best Costume Award at the group’s Halloween Dance Sunday. 2:27 pm Read More

HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY MATHIS (103015)

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Oct. 30). You refuse to let anything hold you back. You’ll see the opportunities, overcome the obstacles and gather a group of supportive souls along the way. Love is prime on your agenda, and improvements in how you see yourself accompany the turn of the year. Financial breakthroughs come in November, December and May. Cancer and Virgo people adore you.

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Beverly Hills News – Small Town Politics Obscures The Facts

The distinction between public and private is ever-diminishing in the digital age. However, one maxim that has always held true is that public officials ought to be held to a higher standard. Thus, when public officials, such as Mayor Julian Gold and Councilman Willie Brien publicly advocate on behalf of specific candidates–as both have done for Carter Paysinger in their so-called “personal” capacity–it is impossible to liberate such personal views from their civic leadership roles. 7:01 pm Read More

Beverly Hills News – City Manager Mahdi Aluzri talks the present and future of Beverly Hills

Mahdi Aluzri Mahdi Aluzri became the new city manager of Beverly Hills in a unanimous vote last month by City Council. Aluzri came up the ranks, beginning in 1989 as a plan-check engineer. He rose to deputy director of planning and, in 2006, director of the newly created Department of Community Development. He left to serve five years as Deputy City Manager in Rancho Cucamonga. He returned to become  assistant city manager for six years under Jeff Kolin, and was appointed interim city manager in February, after Kolin’s departure. 6:58 pm Read More

New York Mission – Mayor Julian Gold and Chamber President Kelly Scott, joined by City staffer Megan Roach and Chamber staffer Andy Sywak visit ‘Scotch and Sodas’ new store in Williamsburg, New York

v-New-York-Trade-Mission Mayor Julian Gold and Chamber President Kelly Scott, joined by City staffer Megan Roach and Chamber staffer Andy Sywak visit ‘Scotch and Sodas’ new store in Williamsburg, New York where they met the Director of US Retail Operations.  The Mayor led the City delegation this week on its annual recruitment and retention trip to New York City, where they met with CEOs and executives with  luxury retail and innovative restaurant companies. 6:44 pm Read More

Wonderful Wally – Wally is a six-pound, eight-year young toy poodle. After his owner died, he was set to be euthanized at Kern County Shelter before being rescued by Shelter Hope PetShop.

DogWally Wally is a six-pound, eight-year young toy poodle.  After his owner died, he was set to be euthanized at Kern County Shelter before being rescued by ShelterHopePetShop.org. Wally is full of life and dressed as a butterfly for Halloween in hopes of transforming into a beloved pet once again. Those interested in adopting Wally may call Shelter Hope at 805-379-3538. 6:41 pm Read More

Scouts Honor – Tuesday was a night of Scouting and Smiles as The Western Los Angeles County Council, Boy Scouts of America honored Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and The Honorable Lisa Korbatov with their 2015 Distinguished Citizens Award

AntonovichKorbatovScouts Tuesday was a night of Scouting and Smiles as The Western Los Angeles County Council, Boy Scouts of America honored Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and The Honorable Lisa Korbatov with their 2015 Distinguished Citizens Award. Cub Scouts from Pack 153 Casa Esperanza were delighted to join the leaders on stage and show off their new uniforms. Proceeds from the evening support Scoutreach, a program that brings the benefits of Scouting to families and youth in underserved areas of Los Angeles County." 6:40 pm Read More

Magnolias For Tower – The Tower Cancer Research Found-ation Magnolia Council held its fundraising “Spirit of Hope” luncheon and boutique earlier this month at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, with around 500 guests

Harriet Rossetto, (right) founder and executive VP of Beit T'Shuvah, a residential treatment center and educational institution in West Los Angeles; and Nancy Mishkin, chair of the foundation (and former Beit T’Shuvah board chair) The Tower Cancer Research Found-ation Magnolia Council held its fundraising “Spirit of Hope” luncheon and boutique earlier this month at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, with around 500 guests. Receiving the Spirit of Hope Award were Harriet Rossetto, (right) founder and executive VP of Beit T'Shuvah, a residential treatment center and educational institution in West Los Angeles; and Nancy Mishkin, chair of the foundation (and former Beit T’Shuvah board chair). Mishkin founded the Magnolia Council to bring together like minded women” in a spirit of friendship, fun and philanthropy.” Since its inception in 2009, the council has raised more than $1.5 million dollars to support the foundation. This year’s luncheon raised nearly $300,000. The foundation awards grant funding to innovative research in the search for answers to cancer,  and for patient support and community education programs. Since its inception in 1996, the foundation has participated in more than 200 clinical trials and awarded millions of dollars to physician scientists pursuing novel hypotheses. 6:29 pm Read More

Hello, Oscar

Shera Danese Falk

Compliments poured forth for animal activist Shera Danese Falk’s Oscar de la Renta gown at the Last Chance for Animals dinner at the Beverly Hilton, where she was joined by Pamela Anderson.  The non-profit organization, founded in 1984, has pioneered animal advocacy with special investigations documenting abuse in research labs, puppy mills, factory farms and the entertainment industry.

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