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City Council To Vote Tuesday On $10.5 Million JPA

Following months of contentious negotiations, the City of Beverly Hills and Beverly Hills Unified School District are on the precipice of having a new $10.5 million Joint Powers Agreement (JPA). On Tuesday, Dec. 19, the City Council is expected to vote on the new JPA, the final hurdle to ensure the continuance of this vital contract. Read More

Cultural Heritage, Rec & Parks Commissions To Recommend Doheny Fountain Restoration

v-fountain At a liaison meeting that included Mayor Lili Bosse, Councilmember John Mirisch, Recreation and Parks Commission Chair Howard Rosoff and Commissioner Simone Friedman and Cultural Heritage Commission Chair Noah Furie, plans to add paths and to drain or only partially restore the historic Doheny Fountain were rejected in favor of fully restoring the fountain and maintaining the historic integrity of the park as part of the ongoing restoration of Beverly Gardens Park. Read More

Party People

Dwayne Johnson with partner Lauren Hashian Dwayne Johnson with partner Lauren Hashian, who is infanticipating, along with Meg Donnelly attended Columbia Pictures’ Los Angeles premiere of Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Read More

Toy Drive – The Beverly Hills PTA Council partnered up with the Beverly Hills Police for its annual toy drive this week

The Beverly Hills PTA Council partnered up with the Beverly Hills Police for its annual toy drive this week The Beverly Hills PTA Council partnered up with the Beverly Hills Police for its annual toy drive this week, benefiting the children of the Compton Unified School District. Pictured, front row, from left: Eliyahu Fard, Joshua Korori, Benjamin Gotfried, Nicholas Egiazaryian, Maurice Jadidolahi, and Charles Daneshgar. Middle row, from left: Laura Skirde, Lorraine Eastman, Rose Kaiserman, Mayor Lili Bosse, Kelli Schatz and Chief Sandra Spagnoli. Back row, from left: Miryam Cohen, Traffic Control Officer Elias Pilichos, Rich Waters, BHPD Lt. Elisabeth Albanese, Santa/BHPD officer Julian Reyes, BHPD Assistant Chief Marc Coopwood and BHPD Captain Mark Miner. Read More

Happy Hanukkah – Rabbi Yosef Cunin, wife Chamic Cunin, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse and Councilmembers John Mirisch and Robert Wunderlich celebrated the first night of Hanukkah

v-Menorah-Lighting Rabbi Yosef Cunin, his wife Chamic Cunin, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse and Councilmembers John Mirisch and Robert Wunderlich joined with friends and neighbors Tuesday evening to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah. The lighting event was held on North Santa Monica Boulevard, between the Beverly Hills Tower and Alfred’s Coffee. The event was hosted by Chabad of Beverly Hills, which meets at the historic Beverly Hills Hotel. Read More

Creek Fire Now 95 Percent Contained

Witch_Creek_Fire_at_night The Creek Fire was 95 percent contained Monday after destroying dozens of homes and scorching more than 15,600 acres, and full containment was expected later in the day, authorities said. Read More