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Appellate Court Sends BHUSD’s Metro, FTA Fight Back To Federal Court

Beverly Hills Unified School District’s legal battle against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) running a subway tunnel under the high school will return to Federal Court following this week’s opinion by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals not to currently make a ruling on the case of BHUSD vs. the Federal Transit Administration. Read More

Lago Vista Appeal Moved To October

Despite an impassioned plea on behalf of his client, Ben Reznik failed in his effort to have an appeal heard for the embattled project at 1260 Lago Vista Dr. at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. Read More

Bookbags – Beverly Hills students along with the help of the Beverly Hills Women’s Club, collected and distributed backpacks and school supplies for 84 children

L-Bookbags Beverly Hills students Jonah Okum, Sara Okum, Gabe Bergher and Eli Okum, along with the help of the Beverly Hills Women’s Club, collected and distributed backpacks and school supplies for 84 children at the Westwood Transitional Village and the Bessie Pregerson Center of the Salvation Army. The Transitional Housing Village is a housing complex and pre-school located in West Los Angeles; its mission is to reunite homeless families into their own residence, rehabilitate and find work for the parents – all while allowing the children to maintain a normal life and attend local schools. By providing these backpacks, the children can start school with the supplies needed so they can focus on their education. Read More

Picklefest – Ron Sasiela of Los Angeles was named creator of the Best Dill Pickle in Beverly Hills at Sunday’s Picklefest event at the Beverly Hills Farmer’s Market

Adam Wetsman, Elise Knebel, judge and owner of Nate ‘n Al Mark Mendelson, Mayor Lili Bosse, Michelle Wasserman and Councilmember Lester Friedman Ron Sasiela of Los Angeles was named creator of the Best Dill Pickle in Beverly Hills at Sunday’s Picklefest event at the Beverly Hills Farmer’s Market. Darrell Fluman of Chatsworth earned second place an Adam Wetsman of Beverly Hills took third. In the “I Can Pickle That” category, 1st place was awarded to Elise Knebel of Los Angeles, the 14-year-old daughter of Public Works Executive Ilene Knebel and an incoming freshman at BHHS with her pickled golden beets. The winners received gift certificates for Nate n’ Al Delicatessen for $200, $100 and $50 each. Judges included Mark Mendeleson of Nate ‘n Al, sponsors for the event; Recreation and Parks Commissioner Julian Javor, Team Beverly Hills member Charlie Tercek and local resident Alana Friedman. Pictured above: Adam Wetsman, Elise Knebel, judge and owner of Nate ‘n Al Mark Mendelson, Mayor Lili Bosse, Michelle Wasserman and Councilmember Lester Friedman. Read More

Four Heirs

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip have produced four heirs of the House of Windsor. Prince Charles (born 1948); Princess Anne (born 1950); Prince Andrew (born 1960); Prince Edward (born 1964).  Prince Charles tells his biographer he will not step aside for Prince William to ascend the throne. Read More

Court of Appeal Division Shakeup To Delay Karen Christiansen Hearing

Following a decision on July 21 to transfer the hearing of the People v. Christiansen from the Court of Appeal Division 3 to Division 6, it is unlikely that the Beverly Hills Unified School District will have a definitive ruling on the reach of Government Code Section 1090 before 2018, confirmed district counsel Fred Fenster. Read More