Following last week’s vote by the Board of Education to create a dedicated middle school in time for the 2019/20 school year, Beverly Hills Unified administrators have been hard at work to make the transition a reality.
As the nation reeled from the horrific violence Saturday at the Tree of Life in Pittsburgh, Beverly Hills Mayor Julian Gold reached out to Tree of Life Rabbi Hazzan Myers and Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto in a gesture of condolence and support for their grief.
In a letter to Beverly Hills Mayor Julian Gold and the City Council, Beverly Hills Hillside Protection Association (BHHPA) President Ronald Richards provided 345 pages of evidence to support Vice Mayor John Mirisch’s call-up of the project at 1115 Calle Vista Dr.
Later today, the Beverly Hills Education Association (BHEA) is set to vote to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the Beverly Hills Unified School District giving the association a compounding increase of 15.2 percent to the base salary schedule in exchange for eliminating the salary formula.
EATING AWAY AT CROHN’S & COLITIS – Former Beverly Hills Mayor Nancy Krasne was honored last week at the Guts & Glory Gala for the Chrohn’s & Colitis Foundation at The Beverly Hilton. The nonprofit, volunteer organization is dedicated to finding a cure for these diseases, which affects more than 1.6 million people in the United States. Krasne has devoted much of her life to public service. Sharing the evening’s honors was Tyler James Williams, an American actor and Hip-Hop artist, diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Pictured, from left: Beverly Hills High Sophomore Elise Knebel, Honoree Nancy Krasne, Crohn's patient/advocate Tyler Carl and Ilene Knebel.
HEALTHY AGING IN BEVERLY HILLS — Mayor Julian Gold, a physician with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, attended the Senior Health Fair last week at Roxbury Park Community Center. Seniors were able to network with dozens of healthcare professionals and caregivers. Pictured, from left: Carol Marks, Mayor Gold and Health and Safety Commissioner Lisa Kay Schwartz. Marks may look familiar to hundreds of residents – she taught kindergarten at Hawthorne Elementary for 30 years. She and her husband have resided in Beverly Hills for 64 years. Among her students were Schwartz’s two children and Rebecca Gold, the mayor’s daughter.