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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.

It’s Was A ‘Dog Day Afternoon’ At Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Third Annual Dog Therapy Appreciation Day celebrated a program has an average of five dogs per day on Children's Hospital Los Angeles' campus, nearly 1,200 personalized one-on-one patient visits each month, and 73,000 interactions with patients, family members, visitors and staff annually.

Beverly Hills News – #BHHealthyCity Continues to Walk, Visiting Jo Malone and Crescent Mini Park

Last week, #BHHealthyCity walk participants enjoyed delicious gluten-free, flourless treats from Sprinkles Cupcakes and worked off those calories with a walk to Will Rogers Memorial Park on Sunset, where Beverly Hills historian Phil Savenick spoke about Will Rogers, the city’s first Honorary Mayor, and shared the history of the park grounds.

Beverly Hills News – Walk On with “BHHealthyCity Walk” Monday

While Lili Bosse’s tenure as Mayor may have come to an end, the weekly walks she hosted as part of her #BHHEALTHYCITY initiative live on as the #BHHEALTHYCITY Walk.

Former Boss of Larry Nassar Charged with Sexual Misconduct and Neglect of Duty

The former boss of serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar is now facing sexual misconduct charges himself along with accusations of "neglect of duty" for failing to adequately supervise the ex-Michigan State University (MSU) doctor.

Beverly Hills News – Saving One Dog, One Cat at a Time; Walk for the Animals with the Mayor

Animals in need - that is the theme of this week's Walk with the Mayor, as Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse will be visiting two great destinations where cats and dogs are center-stage - our beloved Amanda Foundation and Pet Food Express!

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Launches Third Annual Make March Matter Fundraising Campaign

Southern California businesses will rally individuals to raise $1 million this month to support CHLA's pediatric care and research.

Health Happenings—Providence Saint John’s Forum Addresses Issue Confronting An Aging Population

Autfest Film Festival aims to advance the well-being of all with an autism diagnosis, and educate about autism and the need to fully respect and value each person with autism,

Beverly Hills News – Coffee and Croissants Anyone? Walk with the Mayor Monday

The sun-drenched, rain-washed streets of the City of Beverly Hills join with Mayor Lili Bosse Monday to invite the community to Walk with the Mayor to visit some outstanding culinary treasures just in time for a healthy breakfast - Israeli-style - and some of the smoothest coffee in town. This week, Walk with the Mayor will visit Aharon Coffee and Tarte Tatin Bakery & Cafe.

Cedars-Sinai Surgeon Uses Modern Technology To Solve Prehistoric Mystery Of Saber-Toothed Cats

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Robert Klapper spends his days repairing worn-out hip joints. But examining the hip joint of an animal extinct for more than 12,000 years presented an entirely new challenge—and shed light on a long-running debate within paleontology about saber-toothed cats.

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Heart Marks 25th Anniversary Of Heart Transplant Program

CHLA's Heart Institute comprises an integrated inpatient and outpatient suite of services that combines cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, cardiothoracic transplant, cardiothoracic intensive care and cardiovascular acute care. CHLA experts treat  heart conditions and congenital defects from patients still in utero all the way to adulthood.
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