Archives for August 2017 | BH Courier

Month: July 2014

Possible Burglary Prompts Hawthorne To Shelter In Place Once Again

For the second time since the new school year began, Hawthorne students were forced to shelter in place following a neighborhood incident on Tuesday. This week’s scare came just days after a family-related neighborhood disturbance on North Elm last Thursday prompted the school to enact the same protocol of keeping students in classrooms. 6:44 pm Read More

City Council To Review Rent Stabilization Ordinance, Singh Report Tuesday

Director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and Associate Professor of Law at Pepperdine University Sukhsimranjit Singh will present recommendations formed from landlords and tenants in the seven facilitated dialogue sessions for the Rent Stabilization Ordinance at Tuesday evening’s Formal Meeting of the City Council at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers. 6:39 pm Read More

Virtual Reality In Pediatrics: Game Changer For Patients, Providers At CHLA

CHLA patients can now enjoy virtual reality while getting treatment. An anxious adolescent showed up to have his blood drawn and was asked if he’d like to try virtual reality goggles. The boy agreed. A few minutes later he asked, “When are you going to take it?” According to Jeffrey I. Gold, Ph.D., the boy was surprised when he took off his headset and found that the blood sample had already been drawn and was on the table beside him. 6:35 pm Read More

Normans At Roxbury – The City has permitted the Beverly Hills High School Normans varsity football team to use Roxbury Park for weekday practices

BHHS Normans varsity team practicing at Roxbury Park While the synthetic field replacement project at Beverly Hills High School gets underway, the City has permitted the varsity football team to use Roxbury Park for weekday practices. Both AYSO and the City made accommodations to existing programs to allow for such use.  The team will be playing away games until the turf project's completion in mid-October. Here's to a great season Normans. 6:03 pm Read More

Courier In Arezzo – Beverly Hills residents Joann and Walter Hulkower took their copy of Beverly Hills’ Best Read Newspaper to Arezzo, Italy with their grandson, Joshua Hulkower

Joann and Walter Hulkower with grandson, Joshua Hulkower Beverly Hills residents Joann and Walter Hulkower joined the Carry The Courier Club this month, taking their copy of Beverly Hills’ Best Read Newspaper to Arezzo, Italy with their grandson, Joshua Hulkower. Joshua played in the International Baseball Tournament for Israel, playing outfielder on the victorious Israel Baseball Team. To join the Hulkower family in the Carry The Courier Club, snap a photo of yourself with the Courier on your next trip and e-mail the picture, with caption information, to mlopez@bhcourier.com. 6:01 pm Read More

Take A Bow At Get Threaded – Get Threaded Brow and Beauty, an Australian female-owned-and-operated business, opened their first US flagship store in Beverly Hills last week

Shown (from left) are staffers Kara Craig and Shannon Perry, Nieves Calvo King (owner) staffers Chase Stewart and Christine Jackson,  Liz See (Get Threaded founder) and staffers Sally Sha and Karine Patatanyan at the red carpet grand opening of their flagship store in Beverly Hills. Get Threaded Brow and Beauty, an Australian female-owned-and-operated business, opened their first US flagship store in Beverly Hills last week, shaping womens brows by matching their own features and body shape, not a “one-size-fits-all” brow like most brow-shaping. Owners partnered with celebrity pet rescue Vanderpump Dogs as their chosen charity, with a selection of limited edition gift items that benefit the animals 5:58 pm Read More

Back To Back

Jessica Andrea and Logic Jessica Andrea and Logic attended the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum. 5:28 pm Read More

The Rise of Citizen Activism: Part 2, Bel-Air Residents Fight Back, Form New Bel-Air Association

It was mayhem in Bel-Air in the fall of 2014. And it was dangerous. Tractor trailers were careening through the steep winding streets, ignoring stop signs and sideswiping cars. Queues of dump trucks lined the streets, 40-deep on Stone Canyon, blocking residential traffic. Neighbors were going toe-to-toe with developers on their doorsteps, being ignored, insulted and sometimes, threatened.  12:21 pm Read More

Southern California Crews Assist In Hurricane Harvey Rescue Efforts

In response to federal activation orders, many dozens of firefighters, urban search and rescue teams, along with dogs and support personnel, have been mobilized from across the Southland and deployed to Texas to join in rescue efforts and confront the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, now a tropical storm dumping high volumes of water on the Lone Star state. 11:15 am Read More