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Month: July 2014

School District OK’s City’s $8M Offer To Monitor Beverly Hills High Oil Well

On Tuesday, the Board of Education unanimously voted 4-0 (Board VP Lisa Korabtov was not in attendance) for the school district to enter into an agreement with the City concerning abandoning and plugging oil wells on school district. The agreement, wherein the City will pay up to $8 million to monitor the Beverly Hills High School Oil Well drill site and plug and cap 19 oil wells, comes less than two weeks after energy company Venoco, LLC agreed to pay the school district $760,000 as part of a “Full and Final Settlement Agreement” following its bankruptcy filing. 7:03 pm Read More

All Smiles – Horace Mann students in kindergarten, first and second grade treated elected officials to a hands-on look at the work they are creating

Horace Mann students in kindergarten, first and second grade treated elected officials to a hands-on look at the work they are creating The Board of Education got a special treat at its formal meeting on Tuesday when Horace Mann students in kindergarten, first and second grade treated the elected officials to a hands-on look at the work they are creating using programs on their iPads like Quiver, Seesaw and Clever. The students, along with Horace Mann Principal Juliet Fine and Assistant Principal David Foldvary, are pictured above just after the presentation. Stated Fine: "The students are so enthusiastic to share all of the technology that their teachers have integrated into their daily lessons and curriculum. I'm so impressed by the work that our teachers are doing with the kids.” 5:54 pm Read More

Beverly Gardens Park – Friends of Beverly Gardens Park (FOBGP) were at the Peninsula Beverly Hills Wednesday, to raise funds for the restoration of the historic parks

Friends of Beverly Gardens Park (FOBGP) Co-Chair Deborah Frank, FOBGP Co-Chair Annette Saleh, Cheryl Saban, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse and FOBGP Co-Chair Franny Rennie were at the Peninsula Beverly Hills Wednesday, to raise funds for the restoration of the historic parks Friends of Beverly Gardens Park (FOBGP) Co-Chair Deborah Frank, FOBGP Co-Chair Annette Saleh, Cheryl Saban, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse and FOBGP Co-Chair Franny Rennie were at the Peninsula Beverly Hills Wednesday, to raise funds for the restoration of the historic parks.  A portion of the sale of every Cheryl Saban Design, including beautiful handblown glass and jewelry, benefitted Beverly Gardens Park. 5:50 pm Read More

Small Business Saturday – City Councilmembers were joined by scores of walkers for a Small Business Saturday Walk with the Mayor last weekend

Beverly Hills Councilmember Robert Wunderlich, Vice Mayor Julian Gold, Mayor Lili Bosse and Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Todd Johnson Beverly Hills Councilmember Robert Wunderlich, Vice Mayor Julian Gold, Mayor Lili Bosse and Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Todd Johnson were joined by scores of walkers for a Small Business Saturday Walk with the Mayor last weekend. The national event promotes shopping local to support businesses in the communities that they serve. The Mayor’s walk visited several local businesses, including Café Gratitude, Le Mervetty, Nate‘n Al, Pussy and Pooch Lifestyle Center, Edelweiss Chocolates and Alfred Coffee, representing some of the City’s oldest businesses (Nate‘n Al and Edelweiss Chocolates) and some of the newest (Alfred Coffee and Café Gratitude). 5:47 pm Read More