Beverly Hills Fire Chief Greg Barton was awarded "Fire Chief Certification" Tuesday evening by California State Fire Marshal Dennis Mathisen at the City Council meeting, an honor that has been awarded to only a few fire chiefs throughout the state since 1998.
After a one-year absence from eligibility, HBO's Game of Thrones reclaimed the title of outstanding drama series Monday evening at the 70th Emmy Awards, while Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel scored a leading five honors, including outstanding comedy series.
The iconic building that was the home of Brooks Brothers clothiers in Beverly Hills for 15 years, before it closed last month, is in escrow for $250 million, $50 million short of the $300 million asking price, according to a report from the Real Deal.
The Beverly Hills Art Show will celebrate 45 years when the City hosts its fall 2018 art show on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21.
An attempted burglary was foiled Tuesday in the 800 block of North Rexford Drive when the two burglars found someone in the residence.
On Monday morning in Federal Court, U.S. Federal Judge George Wu once again appeared sympathetic with Beverly Hills Unified School District’s years-long legal battle against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
Last week, in two controversial decisions, the Beverly Hills Planning Commission voted 3-2 on both projects to approve three R-1 Permits for 1115 Calle Vista Drive and to recommend to the City Council that the Friars Club project at 9908 S. Santa Monica Blvd. go forward.
EATING AWAY AT CROHN’S & COLITIS – Former Beverly Hills Mayor Nancy Krasne was honored last week at the Guts & Glory Gala for the Chrohn’s & Colitis Foundation at The Beverly Hilton. The nonprofit, volunteer organization is dedicated to finding a cure for these diseases, which affects more than 1.6 million people in the United States. Krasne has devoted much of her life to public service. Sharing the evening’s honors was Tyler James Williams, an American actor and Hip-Hop artist, diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Pictured, from left: Beverly Hills High Sophomore Elise Knebel, Honoree Nancy Krasne, Crohn's patient/advocate Tyler Carl and Ilene Knebel.
HEALTHY AGING IN BEVERLY HILLS — Mayor Julian Gold, a physician with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, attended the Senior Health Fair last week at Roxbury Park Community Center. Seniors were able to network with dozens of healthcare professionals and caregivers. Pictured, from left: Carol Marks, Mayor Gold and Health and Safety Commissioner Lisa Kay Schwartz. Marks may look familiar to hundreds of residents – she taught kindergarten at Hawthorne Elementary for 30 years. She and her husband have resided in Beverly Hills for 64 years. Among her students were Schwartz’s two children and Rebecca Gold, the mayor’s daughter.
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