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Three People, Two Dogs Rescued By LAFD Pilots As Woolsey Fire Approached

Two Los Angeles Fire Department pilots carried out a dramatic rescue of three people and two dogs on Castro Peak in the hills above Malibu in the midst of the Woolsey Fire, it was announced Tuesday.

Record Holiday Travel Expected Starting Wednesday

The Automobile Club of Southern California says it's expecting this year's Thanksgiving holiday to be the busiest in Southern California since 2005, with 4.2 million residents expected to get away for the long weekend.

Residents Return to Woolsey Fire Area, Face New Concern

More Malibu residents forced to flee the Woolsey Fire are back home Monday, in time to face a rain forecast for Wednesday that raises fears of possible mudslides as the estimated date for full containment of the fire was moved back to Thursday.

BHEF Strives To Raise $100K In ‘Thanks 4 Giving’ Campaign

Just in time for Thanksgiving, when families gather around the table giving thanks for a bountiful spread and the warmth of relationships, the Beverly Hills Education Foundation is asking locals to help support public education in the City.

Born To Give

Wendy Goldberg, Past President of Women’s Guild Cedars Sinai, with Carrie Ann Inaba, who hosted the runway show of St. John’s fashions, and Guild President Shelley Cooper celebrated the Guild’s 60th Anniversary luncheon with 500 guests at The Beverly Wilshire.

Catching Up – Israeli President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin began his visit to the Vatican and Rome on Thursday with an audience with Pope Francis

Israeli President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin began his visit to the Vatican and Rome on Thursday with an audience with Pope Francis. This is the second meeting between the two; Their first meeting was also at the invitation of the Pope, in 2015. The president and his wife Nechama received an official welcome to the Vatican by reviewing the Pontifical Swiss Guard in their traditional dress. Afterwards, the president had an audience with the Pope in the Apostolic Palace. 

Beverly Hilton Owner Announces Agreement To Purchase ‘One Beverly Hills’ Site, 9900 Wilshire

Alagem Capital Group and Cain International have announced an agreement to acquire the property formerly known as One Beverly Hills, at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard, directly west of the Hilton – Waldorf Astoria properties.

Trump To Visit California Wildfire Victims

President Donald Trump will fly Saturday to California to meet victims of wildfires that have killed at least 59 people and destroyed the homes of thousands, the White House said Thursday.

Big, Shaggy Max Comes To Woofstock – Longtime Beverly Hills resident Patti Tanenbaum, and co-author Carol Zaslow sponsored a Big Shaggy Max booth

Longtime Beverly Hills resident Patti Tanenbaum, and co-author Carol Zaslow sponsored a Big Shaggy Max booth, in honor of their first children’s book at Woofstock last week, where dogs were treated to “pawdicures” and hair bows. There were tennis balls in a tub, as well. Big Shaggy Max, a book about an oversized English sheep dog, was on display at this special “dog day” which featured, among the dog-centric events, a fantastic parade of Old English Sheep Dogs.

Born To Give

Wendy Goldberg, Past President of Women’s Guild Cedars Sinai, with Carrie Ann Inaba, who hosted the runway show of St. John’s fashions, and Guild President Shelley Cooper celebrated the Guild’s 60th Anniversary luncheon with 500 guests at The Beverly Wilshire.

Catching Up – Israeli President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin began his visit to the Vatican and Rome on Thursday with an audience with Pope Francis

Israeli President Reuven (Ruvi) Rivlin began his visit to the Vatican and Rome on Thursday with an audience with Pope Francis. This is the second meeting between the two; Their first meeting was also at the invitation of the Pope, in 2015. The president and his wife Nechama received an official welcome to the Vatican by reviewing the Pontifical Swiss Guard in their traditional dress. Afterwards, the president had an audience with the Pope in the Apostolic Palace. 

Rescue Dogs – Marlin and Liza (pictured right) are two of many dogs at Shelter Hope Pet Shop after being evacuated from foster homes in Agoura Hills

Marlin and Liza (pictured right) are two of many dogs at Shelter Hope Pet Shop after being evacuated from foster homes in Agoura Hills after the fires broke out. Shelter Hope Pet Shop sends thanks to the firefighters and first responders for helping during the evacuations. Shelter Hope Pet Shop currently has 200 dogs and eight cats and is asking for help in the form of volunteers, pet supplies, pet food and bottled water. Anyone interested in volunteering time or resources should call 805-379-3538.

Lighting Up Rodeo Drive – The annual Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration was held Thursday night on Rodeo Drive

The annual Rodeo Drive Holiday Lighting Celebration was held Thursday night on Rodeo Drive, kicking off the City’s 2018 BOLD Holidays. Pictured above, on Rodeo Drive before the big event, are social media influencer and event emcee Dawn McCoy, Rodeo Drive Committee President Kathy Gohari, and Mayor Julian Gold. The evening became, in part, a tribute to the first responders who have stepped in to assist nearby agencies with the recent fires that have ravaged Southern California.

BHPD to Hold Town Hall Meeting Wednesday Eve at City Hall

The Beverly Hills Police Department is holding a Town Hall Meeting Wednesday evening, 6-8 p.m., at City Hall.

Some Evacuations Lifted, but Flare-Up Proves Woolsey Fire Not Done Yet

Although fire crews appeared to be making major progress Tuesday on the deadly Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with a series of evacuation orders lifted, a large flare-up near Westlake Village served as a reminder that the battle was far from over.

Putin Says Had Good Conversation With Trump In Paris

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he had a brief but good conversation with US leader Donald Trump at World War I centenary events in Paris, Russian media reported.
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