Archives for April 2017 | BH Courier

Month: July 2014

HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY MATHIS (042817)

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (Apr. 28). Relationships will thrive on stability. It’s a year for extending roots, but that doesn’t mean you can’t also take vacations. In May you’ll be offered what you've longed for. You’ll follow your loved one into unknown territory and come to love the adventure you share there. Excellent news comes in June; a windfall comes in November.

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Venoco’s Second Bankruptcy Filing Could Leave Beverly Hills High School Oil Well Dry Financially

Fresh on the heels of last week’s Board of Education directive to create a “7-11 Committee” as a first step toward having multiple district parcels declared surplus property, including the site of the Beverly Hills Oil Well, Superintendent Michael Bregy issued a press release stating that the district had been made aware on April 17 that Venoco, Inc., which leases the oil well from the district, had filed for a second bankruptcy. 6:12 pm Read More

A True Patriot

Gary_Sinise_041717-SD-824 Gary Sinise is front and center with his dedication to assisting American veterans and service men and women.  He was honored with the 2,606th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this month with the event attended by military personel and his family. 6:05 pm Read More

Beverly Hills Police Celebrate Promotions, Swear In New Officers

SWEARING IN — Pictured: The Beverly Hills Police Department's new Assistant Police Chief Marc Coopwood is sworn in by City Clerk Byron Pope  at a ceremony on Monday at The Wallis. For more photos and information on Monday’s event, see page 17. The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday was the backdrop for a ceremony honoring the swearing-in of Assistant Chief of Police Marc Coopwood, the promotions of two captains, two lieutenants and three sergeants, along with the addition of eight new officers, as Chief Sandra Spagnoli completes a makeover of the department. 6:02 pm Read More

Hannah Carter Garden Receives Historic Designation

Hannah Carter with grandsons Alex and Andrew Caldwell in her eponymous garden 19 years ago, before UCLA sold it. While the general public may not have the opportunity to see the idyllic Hannah Carter Japanese Garden in the heart of Bel-Air anytime soon, the future of the verdant paradise remains less shady following Tuesday’s vote by the Los Angeles City Council to designate it as a Historic-Cultural Monument. 6:00 pm Read More

Leia Gluckman, a seventh-grader at Beverly Vista, won first place at the State Science FairClean Conscience –

Leia Gluckman Leia Gluckman, a seventh-grader at Beverly Vista, won first place at the State Science Fair for her project called: "A Clean Conscience: Formulating an All-Purpose Dental, Hair, and Body Cleaning Powder for the Homeless Population.” Leia said she got her inspiration from volunteering at Safe Place for Youth, a non-profit organization that provides housing and other supportive services to the youth who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless for a variety of reasons. Leia also won at the Beverly Hills Science Fair last Winter and first place in her category this Spring at the L.A County Science Fair. Pictured: Leia with her project. 5:47 pm Read More

Bradley – This 11-month-old, 30-pound, super sweet spaniel puppy was found abandoned, tied to a tree in Hollywood

L-dogbradley This 11-month-old, 30-pound, super sweet spaniel puppy was found abandoned, tied to a tree in Hollywood. After many days of looking for his owners to no avail, he was brought by a good neighbor to ShelterHopePetShop.org for care and re-homing. He is now safe and ready for a family to love. Those interested in adopting Bradley may call Shelter Hope at 805-379-3538. 5:45 pm Read More

Courier in Cambodia – Planning Commissioner Robert Block took a vacation with wife Jan and friends Steve and Bonnie Webb earlier this month to Cambodia

Planning Commissioner Robert Block took a vacation with wife Jan and friends Steve and Bonnie Webb earlier this month to Cambodia Planning Commissioner Robert Block took a vacation with wife Jan and friends Steve and Bonnie Webb earlier this month to Cambodia, and the group made sure to bring along their copy of the Courier. Pictured is the group standing in Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. From left: Steve and Bonnie Webb, and Robert and Jan Block. To join the “Carry The Courier Club” simply photograph yourself holding the Courier on your next trip, and send the picture, along with caption information, to mlopez@bhcourier.com. 5:42 pm Read More

Bill Block Named Miramax CEO

Miramax announced Wednesday that entertainment industry veteran Bill Block was named CEO. A producer of independent feature films, Block most recently served as founder/CEO of production company QED. Prior to that, he was the president of Artisan Entertainment. 11:44 am Read More