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Beverly Hills News – Planning Commission to Consider Comments on 100 Crescent Draft EIR Thursday

v-100 N Crescemt The Beverly Hills Planning Commission will consider public comments at the Planning Commission Thursday at 1:30 p.m. on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prepared for the proposed overlay zone at 100 N. Crescent Drive during the comment period, which extends from Nov. 13, 2017 - Jan. 5, 2018. The normally 45-day period was extended, taking into consideration the holidays, so that comments can be accepted after the holiday period has ended.  Read More

FIRE! How to Prepare for an Evacuation

Evacuation is not something we do every day. Knowing that you are in a potential evacuation situation is a plus - gives you time to prepare for the best possible outcome. These tips were posted by the Bel Air Association: Read More

Brentwood Residents North of Sunset Asked to Prepare for Evacuation

If you reside or work within the Brentwood vicinity WEST of the 405 freeway, South of Mullholland, North of Sunset, and East of Old Ranch Road, including all residents of the Westridge and Mandeville Canyons, we are asking you to be prepared for evacuation in the very likely event that the winds change direction this afternoon/evening.  We are receiving information from the Fire Department that it is very likely that the winds will shift tonight, sending embers westward.  Read More

FIRE! Parts of Bel Air Under Mandatory Evacuation Orders

Photo at  Linda Flora-John Thomas Dye School area "READY-SET-GO! CONTINUALLY MONITOR THE MEDIA - means that if you live in this area you must always be ready to go! Its better to go early than late." Bel Air is on fire, and that is what the LAFD said in a statement during a press conference with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti at 9:40 a.m. STAY TUNED! Read More

Beverly Hills News – Bosse Spreads the Joy with Chopra Sunday and Villaraigosa Monday

Mayor Lili Bosse and Deepak Chopra at meditation event last spring With the spectacular BOLD holiday kick-off performance of Robin Thicke on Rodeo Drive Thursday, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse has barely started spreading the joy: Sunday evening at 5 p.m. in Beverly Canon Garden she joins Dr. Deepak Chopra for the Gift of Meditation in the park, and Monday, at 8:30 a.m., Walk with the Mayor she will host special guest gubernatorial candidate and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa as she walks to the Good Shepherd Church and the Dina Collection, home of  Yossi Dina and Reelz' Beverly Hills Pawn, the pawnbroker to the rich and famous. Read More

Beverly Hills News – Mayor to Kick Off Small Business Saturday

Join the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce and City of Beverly Hills to celebrate the national campaign, Small Business Saturday which promotes the importance of shopping small and shopping local for the holiday season. Beverly Hills Small Business Saturday celebration includes a rally at 9am in Beverly Canon Gardens with breakfast treats, Small Business Saturday Swag, announcements by Mayor Lili Bosse and more. Read More

BOLD Lights Up Everything for a Special Holiday in Beverly Hills

BHUSD kids light up the holidays with their beautiful voices Dec. 10 at the Lily Pond. BOLD (#BOLDHolidays) is part of Mayor Lili Bosse’s Beverly Hills Healthy City (#BHHealthyCity) Initiative, to make Beverly Hills the world’s healthiest city. BOLD is an acronym for Business Open Later Days, and that means shoppers will have two extra hours to enjoy their holiday shopping in Beverly Hills this season, and tons of fun for the holidays you won't want to miss! Read More

Beverly Hills News – City Staff Closes Sidewalks for Construction at Pedestrian’s Peril

A car swerves into the inside lane to avoid pedestrians walking around the construction site. North Canon Drive is humming with pedestrian activity from Santa Monica - where literally thousands of tourists a day take their first look at the City- to Wilshire Boulevard, where there is a booming restaurant culture supported by the Beverly Canon Garden and the Montage Hotel. Nonetheless, the City's best efforts to deal with the construction on both ends leads pedestrians to either cross the street and walk out of their way to get to their destinations - or walk dangerously into the street, creating traffic hazards that could become life-threatening. Read More