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Month: July 2014

HOROSCOPES BY HOLIDAY MATHIS (033018)

TODAY'S BIRTHDAY (Mar. 30). Get serious about developing and employing your talent. You'll earn a stellar reputation, and you'll bank on it before this time next year. Focus on documenting your work in April. The extra effort you make to stand out in a good way will earn you critical acclaim. You'll spend many hours building a very special relationship. Virgo and Pisces adore you.

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Beverly Hills Teachers At Impasse With School District

For the first time in almost 30 years, Beverly Hills Unified School District teachers have reached an impasse with the school district, leading formal bargaining negotiations to be suspended as a third-party mediator now steps in to try to achieve consensus. 6:49 pm Read More

School Board Vows To Continue Reconfiguration Discussion

Failure to heed the advice of Beverly Hills Unified School District’s superintendent Michael Bregy and his 21-member Future Focused Schools Team to create a dedicated public middle school notwithstanding, the Board of Education once again opened Pandora’s Box a crack on Tuesday evening when an agendized discussion on reconfiguration yielded a troubling conversation with the resolution to ultimately postpone further conversation on the matter until April 10. 6:47 pm Read More

Aquilini’s Realtor Revealed To Be Behind Petitions To End Basement Ordinance

After weeks of mystery the truth is finally known. The filing of Form 410 on March 26 with the Secretary of State revealed that the petition to rescind the Basement Ordinance, started on March 14, is being spearheaded by realtor Branden Williams, along with his attorney Bradley Hertz, who registered as a lobbyist in the City of Beverly Hills for the Los Angeles Lobbyists Association on March 6. 6:46 pm Read More

Board Of Education Orders Election Of New Board Members

Attention residents: Do you care about children and want to make an impact in the lives of Beverly Hills’ youngest inhabitants? Consider joining the Board of Education.  On Tuesday evening, the board unanimously passed a resolution calling for an election on Nov. 6 for two governing board members. Both Board President Lisa Korbatov, who is now finishing her ninth year in her second term on the board, and board member Howard Goldstein, now in his fifth year of his first term, have publicly said they did not plan to run again. However, as anyone with lack of access to a magical crystal ball knows, that remains to be seen. 6:43 pm Read More

Riding High

Roseanne’s John Goodman and Rosanne Barr Roseanne’s John Goodman and Rosanne Barr blew away the ratings this week with their premiere revival of Rosanne on ABC. 6:07 pm Read More

Leaning With The Courier – Lenny and Janet Rosenblatt holding the Courier outside the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, Italy

Lenny and Janet Rosenblatt Lenny and Janet Rosenblatt, Beverly Hills residents since 1969, just returned from a 40th wedding anniversary cruise that took them through Spain, France, Monaco and Italy. The Rosenblatts did not leave home, however, without a little reading material. They made sure to take their copy of the Beverly Hills Courier. Pictured are Lenny and Janet holding the Courier outside the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, Italy. To join the Rosenblatt’s in the Carry the Courier club, snap a photo of yourself on your next trip and email it to mlopez@bhcourier.com. 6:05 pm Read More

BHPD Officer Receives National Recognition – BHPD Officer Karly Loberg was honored for dedicated service as a first responder

v-police Each year, The American Legion gives its National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award to a well-rounded law enforcement officer who has exceeded the duty requirements expected of his or her position and has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service coupled with professional achievement. The award, which especially takes into account heroic acts, is presented annually at the Legion's national convention. BHPD Officer Karly Loberg was honored for dedicated service as a first responder. Pictured from left: American Legion District Commander  Michael Hjelmstad, Treasurer Ruth Hackney, Officer Karly Loberg, Law and Order Chairman Tim Carr and Beverly Hills Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli. 5:59 pm Read More

Victory Garden – Beverly Hills, will offer a “Grow LA Victory Garden” workshop for four Sundays from April 8-29, 12 – 3 p.m. at Greystone Mansion

v-Victory-Garden-at-Greystone Beverly Hills, in partnership with the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), will offer a “Grow LA Victory Garden” workshop for four Sundays from April 8-29, 12 – 3 p.m. at Greystone Mansion and Gardens. Taught by Master Gardener George Pessin and other certified master gardeners, instruction will cover planning, seeding, plant selection, tools, mulching, irrigation, pest management, composting, organic pesticides, seed saving, harvesting and a host of other relevant information. Each class is $15, ($12 for Beverly Hills residents), or $56 for the entire series ($45 for residents). Those who take all four classes will receive a certificate of completion. 5:57 pm Read More