Around 4,000 trick-or-treaters are set to descend upon Beverly Hills’ iconic “Witch’s House” this year at what is undeniably the most naturally spooky home in the City.
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.
Mark your calendars for next Wednesday at 5 p.m. for the first Board of Education candidate forum, which will be held at Beverly Hills High School. There are three candidates vying for two empty seats in the upcoming Nov. 6 election: Marvin Winans Jr., Rachelle Marcus and Tristen Walker-Shuman.
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.
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.
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 – 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.
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.