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Beverly Hills News – BHUSD Seeks Clarification On Scout House Land Issues

Senior Scouts Spencer Lemann and Jude Binkley teach lashings to the next generation of Troop 33 scouts just crossed over from Cub Scouts From left to right, Christopher Wazzan; Ryan Molinare; Matias Olavarria; Collin Jones; Dylan Davis; Jude Conway; Nathan borshell; Luke Villapando The planned closure of the Scout House and subsequent demolition and takeover of the property by the Los Angeles Country Club has hit a major snag. Digging into their 80-year relationship with Beverly Hills Unified School District and their shared lot lines has turned up some skeletons in the closet, including questions about ownership of the three cabins and the property beneath them. Read More

J-ADL Anti-Defamation League dinner honoring Ben Silverman and Brett Ratner draws 500 guests, raises nearly $1 million. Read More

Sharon Farber’s ‘Only A Book’ Kicks Off Los Angeles Jewish Symphony’s ‘Encounter’ Series, Russel Steinberg’s ‘Canopy Of Peace’ Premieres

Composer Sharon Farber The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony (LAJS) kicks off its 2015 season at 7 p.m., Sunday, April 12 with ““Jewish Music Encounters," in American Jewish University's Gindi Auditorium. The LAJS String Ensemble will perform "Only a Book" by Sharon Farber; and Russel Steinberg's "Canopy of Peace," dedicated to the late Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis, will see its premiere. Read More