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.
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.
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.
Hawthorne School presented BHEF and The Beverly Hilton with this “thank you” poster this week during its PTA meeting. Pictured, from left: Hawthorne Principal Michelle Dar and incoming BHEF President, Cindy Trost.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning director of "The Silence of the Lambs" who also led Tom Hanks to his first Oscar in "Philadelphia," died Wednesday in New York, his publicist said. He was 73.
Conservative firebrand Ann Coulter on Wednesday cancelled a planned appearance at the University of California, Berkeley, saying she had lost the backing of the group that had sponsored her talk.