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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.

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.

Beverly Hills Police To Hold National Night Out Block Party August 7

The Beverly Hills Police Department will be out in force for National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, with live demonstrations and displays, kid-friendly activities and a host of fun for the entire family.

Beverly Hills Collaborates With Artist Alexa Meade For BOLD Art

In concert with Beverly Hills going “BOLD” for the month of August in an effort to energize the City’s nightlife culture, local L.A. artist Alexa Meade will be live painting upon models’ bodies on two evenings as part of the slated programming.

European Canines Replaced Ancient New World’s Breeds

Native dogs across North America all but disappeared as a result of Europeans arriving in the Western Hemisphere some 500 years ago, a study published Thursday found.

New Education Fund for LAUSD Aims to Improve Student Performance

  Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent Austin Beutner and a group of local community partners and foundations Thursday announced the launch of a multimillion-dollar fund with an aim of improving student achievement and engaging the community.

Shelters Fill Up With Pets Fearful of Fireworks on July 4th

Tuesday, July 3, is the last day that LA animal shelters offer free adoptions in an effort to clear space for the expected influx of pets who run away, fearful of fireworks. Sadly, the Fourth of July is the busiest time of the year. Pets who come into the shelter do not share the benefits of the nation's independence, and their fate is uncertain.

Shelters are Swamped – And Adoptions Are FREE

The LA Animal services Department has a  gift for city residents this 4th of July -- a free dog.  

Trump to Have Supreme Court Pick by July 9

 President Donald Trump said Friday he will announce his nominee to be the next US Supreme Court justice on July 9, a decision with momentous implications for the country's future.

Supreme Court Justice Kennedy To Retire

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has often cast the tie-breaking vote between the top US court's liberal and conservative judges, Wednesday announced his intention to retire.

Beverly Hills Goes BOLD Once Again This Summer During August Nights

Following up on the success of last year’s BOLD (Businesses Open Later Days) initiative, Beverly Hills is set to once again energize its nightlife with shopping and festivities.

Residents Updated On Oil Well Plugging On High School Campus

About 100 people listened as Mary Jane Wilson, president of WZI, Inc., explained the steps being taken to plug the 19 wells beneath Beverly Hills High School.

Trump To Sign Executive Order to “Keep Families Together”

Faced with the disturbing images of migrant children separated from their parents at the US border with Mexico that have shocked America and the world, President Donald Trump did not flinch for a long time.

Lockheed Martin, Honeywell International Ordered to Clean Up Two Sites in Burbank

  Two aerospace companies have been ordered to spend at least $21 million to begin cleaning up underground water at two sites near Hollywood Burbank Airport, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday.
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