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Emmy Winning – Gregori J. Martin’s The Bay swept the digital category at the Daytime Emmy Awards last weekend, Beverly Hills’ Kira Reed Lorsch was a producer

Beverly Hills’ Kira Reed Lorsch (pictured) took home a statue as a producer on the show that is moving to Amazon Prime this summer Director Gregori J. Martin’s The Bay swept the digital category at the Daytime Emmy Awards last weekend winning Outstanding Digital Drama Series, Best Actress (Mary Beth Evans) and Best Actor (Kristos Andrews). Beverly Hills’ Kira Reed Lorsch (pictured) took home a statue as a producer on the show that is moving to Amazon Prime this summer. Read More

Beverly Hills Loves Trees – Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch and the Beverly Hills City Council joined preschoolers at Beverly Gardens Park on Arbor Day last Friday

v-Arbor-Day-with-Hawthorne-Preschoolers Beverly Hills Mayor John Mirisch and the Beverly Hills City Council joined preschoolers at Beverly Gardens Park on Arbor Day last Friday, when they planted a Canary Island Pine at the corner of Park Way and North Canon Drive. The event marked the 31st consecutive year of designation for Beverly Hills as a Tree City USA award recipient. Preschool students from BHUSD schools did a singing performance for the City Council and then helped plant the tree. Read More

The Courier in Israel – Sholeh Peyman, right, broker at Beverly Hills’ Peyman Realty & Investments, took her daughter Saman and the Courier with her on a recent trip to Israel

Sholeh Peyman and her daughter Saman Sholeh Peyman, right, broker at Beverly Hills’ Peyman Realty & Investments, took her daughter Saman and the Courier with her on a recent trip to Israel to celebrate Saman's 15th birthday. The pair celebrated Nowruz and visited the Baha’i shrine and gardens on Mount Carmel (known as one of the eight wonders of the world) in Haifa, where Saman was born. Read More

Congratulations Jodi

Kristen Stewart joined Jodie Foster while she was being honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame - Star #2,580 in the Category of Motion Pictures.

Kristen Stewart joined Jodie Foster while she was being honored with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame - Star #2,580 in the Category of Motion Pictures.

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Led Zeppelin Copyright Trial Delayed

A Los Angeles federal judge has delayed trial of a copyright-infringement lawsuit involving Led Zeppelin's iconic rock anthem "Stairway to Heaven" until next month.     The lawsuit alleges that the guitar arpeggio opening of "Stairway," released 45 years ago, was lifted from the 1968 instrumental "Taurus" by the long-defunct Los Angeles band Spirit. Read More

Lawyers Continue With the Grim Sleeper Trial

An attorney for the man charged in the "Grim Sleeper" murders of nine women and a teenage girl told jurors today that the killings -- which occurred over a period of two decades -- could have been committed by a "mystery man," but a prosecutor countered that there was no evidence of anyone else being connected to the crimes. Read More

Woman Sues Getty Foundation Over Internship Denial

A woman is suing the Getty Foundation alleging she was denied an undergraduate internship with the institution because she is white.  Samantha Niemann filed the lawsuit Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging a violation of her civil rights, racial discrimination and harassment as well as retaliation. She seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages.   Read More