Serving Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Holmby, Century City, Trousdale, Brentwood, Westwood

Health

  • Latest

Sentencing Postponed for Former Westside VA Contracts Administrator

A sentencing hearing was postponed Monday for a former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs contracts administrator who pleaded guilty to tax fraud and lying to investigators about his part in a bribery scheme at the VA's Westside medical center campus.

Day Without A Scooter in Santa Monica as Firms Protest Possible Rules Change

Bird and Lime, the operators of dockless electric scooters that have become a Millennial fad but have raised concerns about safety and cluttering of sidewalks, want supporters to descend on Santa Monica City Hall Tuesday evening to protest the firms' possible ouster from the municipality.

UK Nerve Agent Attack: What we Know so Far

The exposure of an apparently random British couple to the same nerve agent used against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, in the same part of southwest England, has sent officials scrambling to discover the source of the contamination.

Friars Charitable Foundation Honors Its 100-Year-Old Chairman With Tower Cancer Research Foundation Gift

The $10,000 grant will go to Tower Cancer Research Foundation’s “Power of Precision” campaign  to accelerate the pace of cancer research in molecular genetics, promoting the translation of the scientific advances into new life-saving therapies for patients.

Beverly Hills Among Cities to Receive Grant to Combat Illegal Sales of Cigarettes to Minors

  California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Tuesday announced $37.5 million in state grant funding to combat the illegal sale of cigarettes and tobacco products to minors.

Redmond O’Neal Ordered to Undergo Mental Health Evaluation

The son of actors Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett will undergo a mental health evaluation after refusing transport Friday from jail to court, where he was scheduled to appear on robbery, assault and drug charges.

Santa Ana Winds Help Clear Smoke, But Smoke Advisory Continues in LA, SFV

Ashes continue to fall in the smoke-filled skies over Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, and Ventura Counties, prompting cancellations of outdoor events at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts and the Annenberg Community Beach House, as well as activities through the Beverly Hills Community Services Recreation and Parks Sunday.

Two Paralyzed People in US Walk, Stand or Sit With New Treatment

Two patients in an experimental US rehabilitation program for paralyzed people have been able to walk again thanks to electrical stimulation of their spinal cords, and two others have been able to stand or sit, according to newly published results.

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.

Sentencing Postponed for Former Westside VA Contracts Administrator

A sentencing hearing was postponed Monday for a former U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs contracts administrator who pleaded guilty to tax fraud and lying to investigators about his part in a bribery scheme at the VA's Westside medical center campus.

Day Without A Scooter in Santa Monica as Firms Protest Possible Rules Change

Bird and Lime, the operators of dockless electric scooters that have become a Millennial fad but have raised concerns about safety and cluttering of sidewalks, want supporters to descend on Santa Monica City Hall Tuesday evening to protest the firms' possible ouster from the municipality.

Cedars-Sinai ‘Rock For Research’ Supports Regenerative Medicine Institute’s Stem Cell Projects

The third annual "Rock for Research" Sunday at a private Beverly Hills estate, sponsored by the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Board of Governors, raised more than $480,000 for the Board of Governors’ Regenerative Medicine Institute.

Heat Wave Wreaks Havoc on Power Supply

  Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison crews worked Monday to restore power to tens of thousands of customers blacked out over the weekend as the Southand's first summer heat wave of 2018 wreaked havoc with power supplies.

UK Nerve Agent Attack: What we Know so Far

The exposure of an apparently random British couple to the same nerve agent used against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, in the same part of southwest England, has sent officials scrambling to discover the source of the contamination.

Friars Charitable Foundation Honors Its 100-Year-Old Chairman With Tower Cancer Research Foundation Gift

The $10,000 grant will go to Tower Cancer Research Foundation’s “Power of Precision” campaign  to accelerate the pace of cancer research in molecular genetics, promoting the translation of the scientific advances into new life-saving therapies for patients.

Redmond O’Neal Sued by Stabbing Victim

  The son of actor Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett was sued by a man he allegedly stabbed during a crime spree in May.
Sign up for Breaking News & Alerts