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Abdul-Jabbar Memorabilia Fetches $3 Million at Auction

A trove of NBA memorabilia -- including championship rings and MVP hardware from the hall-of-fame basketball career of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, garnered nearly $3 million at an American auction on Sunday. 

Major US Tourist Sites Are in Path of Hurricane Florence

From Charleston's colonial mansions with finely-crafted balustrades, to fragile Outer Banks beaches, to exalted centers of American history, the tourism-heavy US East Coast is facing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.

Beverly Hills News – Beverly Hills Historian Phil Savenick Presents Televisionary Art, The Teenaged Inventor of TV, @ Paley Center for Media

The world debut and preview of an international museum exhibit about the 14-year old who conceived electronic television 1922 will be Saturday, August 11, at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills. The Philo Farnsworth Exhibit thehistoryoftv.com contains never-before displayed relics of the invention of television.

Chile Prosecutors Seek Vatican Files of Priests in Sex Scandal

Prosecutors in Chile on Wednesday said they have requested the Vatican files of nine Chilean priests being investigated for sexual abuses.

Beverly Hills News – Pepperdine’s School of Public Policy to Debate the Future of Foreign Policy in Beverly Hills

Pepperdine's School of Public Policy will host a debate on the Future of Foreign Policy at the Writers' Guild Theater in Beverly Hills June 26 at 7 p.m, sponsored by the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.

Trump and Kim to Meet for Historic Summit

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will make history on Tuesday, becoming the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet, shake hands and negotiate to end a decades-old nuclear stand-off.

Beverly Hills News – Beverly Hills Commemorates the Fallen on 9/11

Beverly Hills residents are invited to a brief ceremony at 5:30-6 p.m., at Fire Station No. 1 on Rexford Drive in remembrance of the 16th anniversary of the events of September 11.

Beverly Hills News – Third Woman Comes Forward with Sex Assault Accusations Against Polanski

A third woman came forward Tuesday to accuse Roman Polanski of sexual assault when she was a minor, four decades after he went on the run for raping another girl.

German Court Sentences Nazi Pedophile to Five Years in Prison for Crimes in Chile

 A German court on Monday handed a five-year prison term to a doctor who fled Chile after being convicted there of complicity in child sex abuse at a Nazi pedophile sect.

Trump Condemns White Supremacists Responsible for Bloodshed in Charlottesville

US President Donald Trump, under pressure to explicitly condemn a weekend rally by white supremacists that ended in bloodshed, on Monday denounced racism and slammed the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis as "repugnant."

Beverly Hills News – Walk With The Mayor To Visit Motion Picture Library, La Cienega Park

This week, Walk with the Mayor participants will enjoy a truly rare treat, spanning the scope of Beverly Hills' illustrious history with the film community and touring one of the great jewels in the City's park system. Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse will lead the group on a walk to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library and nearby, La Cienega Park!

Beverly Hills News – Walk With The Mayor To Visit Motion Picture Library, La Cienega Park

This week, Walk with the Mayor participants will enjoy a truly rare treat, spanning the scope of Beverly Hills' illustrious history with the film community and touring one of the great jewels in the City's park system. This week, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse will lead the group to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library and nearby, La Cienega Park!

Beverly Hills News- Panelists to Address Cultural Heritage Commission on Trousdale, Greystone

Wednesday afternoon at 1:30, the Cultural Heritage Commission will meet at City Hall for a field trip to consider Mills Act Contracts (historic property preservation agreements) for the Fine Arts Theater on Wilshire Blvd. and a residence designed by Victor Gruen on Coldwater Canyon Road.   

SpaceX Welcomes Second Successful Launch of Communications Satellites

Hawthorne-based aerospace firm SpaceX completed its second successful launch of the weekend Sunday, sending a series of communications satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Beverly Hills News – Cultural Heritage Commission Set to Begin Three New Landmark Hearings

The Cultural Heritage Commission will review the preliminary report on two new properties in consideration of possible landmark status in Beverly Hills. The Regina-Fine Arts Theatre at 8554 Wilshire Blvd. and the "Vance Residence" at 805 Hillcrest Road are being reviewed for consideration as local landmarks in the City.

Beverly Hills News – Bob and Dolores Hope Estate Rejected for Preservation by LA City Council

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday rejected a historic-cultural monument designation for the late Bob Hope's longtime Toluca Lake home.
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