On Tuesday, the Board of Education unanimously voted to approve a 2.17 percent employee raise for the 2017-18 year. According to a district report, that percentage translates to an average compensation increase per employee of $1,877.
For the first time in its history, in 2019 the capital of filmmaking will have its own dedicated film museum with the creation of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse made “BOLD” the centerpiece of her State of the City address, hosted by the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce Wednesday, on a perfect early fall evening at Greystone Mansion. She was surrounded by residents, Chamber members and event sponsors amidst purposefully “bold” and colorful floral arrangements that accented the sweeping vistas and dramatic backdrops of Greystone.
Music! The rapture. “Unlocking the frozen rivers of the heart,” as playwright Anton Chekhov wrote in a diary at his dascha in the Russian countryside. To commend the opening of L.A. Phil’s beckoning fall season, the annual gala bowed to the timeless talents of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who was composing classics from age six.
Ambassadors of the Future charity, founded by high-school student Adam Beres, working with his friends, successfully raised $15,000 for the Bognar Family Scholarship Fund at its first gala last Saturday at The Beverly Wilshire, supporting financially disadvantaged students. Organizing students are (from left): Peter Szeles, Bianca Rosales, Adam Beres and Ethan Feldman.
Beverly Hills resident Jason Maybaum took a break from filming his hit new Disney Channel show Raven’s Home to pose with his copy of the Courier. Maybaum was filming in Vancouver, Canada and took a picture outside of the famous Sutton Place Hotel. Raven’s Home is the spinoff of longtime Disney staple That’s So Raven. Maybaum has a starring role as Levi Grayson, the son of Chelsea, who plays Raven-Symoné’s best friend on the show. To join Maybaum in the Carry the Courier club, snap a photo of yourself on your next trip with the Courier and e-mail it to email@example.com.
Friends of Greystone honored members and supporters with a special event Sunday, “An Afternoon of Hollywood Glamour.” Catered by Ruth’s Chris Steak House of Beverly Hills, members were invited to a self-guided tour punctuated with historic photos of movies filmed throughout the Greystone Mansion. Pianist Alexander Borghese serenaded guests in the living room as they toured the many visual displays. Pictured are several members of the Doheny family who attended the event and were photographed with City Council members. Back row: Joe Griffin. Middle row, from left: Nicole Warren, Andrea Niven, Zack Griffin, Tim Griffin, Friends of Greystone President Susan Rosen and Zee Griffin. Front row, from left: Carole Wells Doheny, Lucy Jo Griffin, Shane Fermelia, Peter Fermelia, Timothy Fermelia, Mayor Lili Bosse, Vice Mayor Julian Gold, Dr. Michele Gold, Councilmember Robert Wunderlich and Michele Wunderlich.
Kiwi and Molly were dropped off at the San Bernardino shelter together. Kiwi is a 2-year-old, 5-pound chihuahua mix with a huge personality. Molly is a 5-year old female cocker poo who had tumors that needed to be removed, but is doing fine now. To learn more about how to adopt Kiwi and Molly, visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org.
Emma Kenney and Emmy Rossum attended The Paley Center For Media’s 11th Annual PaleyFest Fall TV Previews Los Angeles - Showtime - Shameless
Months of investigations into so-called sonic attacks on American diplomats in Cuba, which have soured Washington-Havana relations for most of the past year, have turned up nothing.