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BHUSD Set To Announce New Leadership Teams Next Week

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.

Beverly Hills Community Unifies In Response To Shooting In Pittsburgh Synagogue

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.

BHHPA President Richards Seeks City Council Call-Up On Calle Vista Project

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.

New Teacher Contracts Will Include 15.2 Percent Salary Increases And Eliminate Salary Formula

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

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

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.

California Fire Marshal Awards BHFD’s Greg Barton With ‘Fire Chief Certification’

Beverly Hills Fire Chief Greg Barton was awarded "Fire Chief Certification" Tuesday evening by California State Fire Marshal Dennis Mathisen at the City Council meeting, an honor that has been awarded to only a few fire chiefs throughout the state since 1998.

Game Of Thrones, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Top Emmy Awards

After a one-year absence from eligibility, HBO's Game of Thrones reclaimed the title of outstanding drama series Monday evening at the 70th Emmy Awards, while Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel scored a leading five honors, including outstanding comedy series.

Brooks Brothers Building Reportedly In Escrow For $250M

The iconic building that was the home of Brooks Brothers clothiers in Beverly Hills for 15 years, before it closed last month, is in escrow for $250 million, $50 million short of the $300 million asking price, according to a report from the Real Deal.

EATING AWAY AT CROHN’S & COLITIS

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

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.

Celebrate Greystone Mansion’s 90th With ‘Twilight On The Terrace’

The Friends of Greystone are celebrating the 90th anniversary of the day the Doheny family moved into the historic mansion with a birthday bash, including music, wine and historical exhibits featuring family treasures and the history of the estate.

Jennifer Garner Latest Actor Added to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame will be unveiled Monday honoring Golden Globe-winning actress Jennifer Garner 18 days before the release of her latest film, "Peppermint."

Trump Says DC Rained On Military Parade, Will Go To Paris Instead

President Donald Trump said Friday he had cancelled a military parade planned for November due to high costs — hours after the Pentagon indefinitely postponed the much-maligned event — and would instead head to Paris for ceremonies marking the end of World War I.

Former Manafort Deputy Rick Gates, Outlines Tax Evasion Scheme in Testimony

Rick Gates, the key witness in the trial of Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort, described in detail on Tuesday how he helped his ex-boss evade US taxes on millons of dollars for political consulting work done in Ukraine.

Planning Commission Denies 331 North Oakhurst Project

A proposal for a project at 331 N. Oakhurst that had previously been before the Planning Commission six times comprising five different iterations was finally denied Thursday,
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