Archives for June 2017 | BH Courier

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HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY MATHIS (063017)

TODAY’S BIRTHDAY (June 30). It’s a pivotal moment in your story. In a country of opportunity, much is possible. Reasonable health is all the good fortune you need to create five exciting outcomes over the next 12 months. Some you’ve been working on for years; two are brand new. Helpful partners will share your stellar attitude. October brings a windfall. Libra and Leo adore you.

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Beverly Hills’ Picklefest Returns August 6

Roll out the barrel and bring on the brine!  Every summer, Beverly Hills presents a truly sweet and sour experience, sharing pickles with those who love them at Picklefest, a touching tribute to the humble cuke for those whose sensibilities are tickled by garlic and salt. 6:52 pm Read More

City, School District Unite Against Metro SEIS At Community Meeting

Last Thursday's meeting on the Westside Purple Line Extension Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) left many frustrated with the draconian two-minute per person public comment periods, the prohibition on asking questions and the intentional use of bureaucracy to render public comment ineffectual. 6:50 pm Read More

BHUSD Shores Up Its Leadership Team

Just minutes before a divided Board of Education voted 3-2 on Tuesday to approve a $67.9 million 2017-18 budget for the Beverly Hills Unified School District, members expressed concern about Superintendent Michael Bregy’s decision to offer the district’s chief administrative officer a $40,000 raise in the face of the district’s looming budget deficit. The budget calls for a reduction of staffing by $5 million for next year. 6:49 pm Read More

Kathy Davoudi-Gohari Begins Presidency Of Rodeo Drive Committee

Starting tomorrow, the Rodeo Drive Committee will be helmed for the next two years by Kathy Davoudi-Gohari, who takes over the presidency from Mark Tronstein. Gohari, who has been on the committee for more than two decades, previously served as Tronstein’s vice president for events. 6:46 pm Read More

Board Of Education To Vote Today On Two-Month JPA Extension

The Board of Education was expected to vote this morning to extend the current Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) for two months in order to give the City of Beverly Hills and the school district a little extra time to come to a new agreement. The current $9.7 million JPA is slated to expire today. 6:45 pm Read More

Darling Daughters

Angie Harmon, with daughters Finley Sehorn and Avery Sehorn Angie Harmon, with daughters Finley Sehorn and Avery Sehorn, attended the premiere of Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 3 at The Shrine Auditorium 6:12 pm Read More

Rockin’ In Beverly Hills – Soul singer-songwriter William Bell and his band performed Sunday at a private Beverly Hills home for the 2nd annual Rock for Research Concert

Soul singer-songwriter William Bell, winner of the 2017 Grammy Award for best Americana album, and his band performed Sunday at a private Beverly Hills home for the 2nd annual Rock for Research Concert, benefitting the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute. Soul singer-songwriter William Bell, winner of the 2017 Grammy Award for best Americana album, and his band performed Sunday at a private Beverly Hills home for the 2nd annual Rock for Research Concert, benefitting the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute. More than 700 people attended the fundraiser, which also featured Grammy-winning singer Judith Hill and violinist-performance artist Lindsey Stirling. The Regenerative Medicine Institute brings together researchers and clinicians to develop tomorrow's treatments and inspire the next generation of scientists in innovative, cell-based medicine. 6:10 pm Read More

Courier In Yellowstone – The Fischer and Hecht families took their copy of the Courier on vacation this month to Yellowstone National Park

Bunni and Murray Fischer (holding the Courier) with Anita and Don Hecht The Fischer and Hecht families took their copy of the Courier on vacation this month to Yellowstone National Park. Pictured above are Bunni and Murray Fischer (holding the Courier) with Anita and Don Hecht. To join the Fischer’s and Hecht’s in the Carry the Courier club, snap a photo of yourself holding the Courier on your next trip, and e-mail it to mlopez@bhcourier.com. 6:03 pm Read More

LAPD Cadet Scandal Spreads; LAPD Veterans Implicated

cadet4 More juvenile cadets than the seven who have already been arrested for their alleged roles in stealing three police cars may have had knowledge or involvement in the scheme, Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday. 12:31 pm Read More

Republicans Delay Senate Vote on Health Care Bill

download Republicans eager to repeal "Obamacare" suffered a deeply embarrassing setback Tuesday when shrinking support forced them to postpone votes on their controversial health care overhaul, one of President Donald Trump's top priorities. 12:26 pm Read More