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Beverly Hills Art Show To Celebrate 45 Years On Oct 20-21

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.

Police Search Fails To Yield Suspects In Burglary Attempt

An attempted burglary was foiled Tuesday in the 800 block of North Rexford Drive when the two burglars found someone in the residence.

EATING AWAY AT CROHN’S & COLITIS

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

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.

Award-Winning Vespertine Dazzles

Slightly disconcerting, there’s something about dining at Vespertine that is unsettling to the point of heightening your senses.

Airbnb Investors Impact Housing in Tight L.A. Market

According to a report by AirbnbWATCH, a watchdog organization that protects consumers and communities from illegal hotels in residential communities, the number of short-term rentals in Los Angeles has grown more rapidly than the general housing supply, jumping 9.7 percent since mid-2016.

Beverly Hills High School Fields Two National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Two Beverly Hills High School seniors were named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program this week.

Pont Du Gard – Former Beverly Hills Mayor Chuck Aronberg and wife Sandra recently visited Pont Du Gard

Former Beverly Hills Mayor Chuck Aronberg and wife Sandra – who is vice chair of the Public Works Commission – recently visited Pont Du Gard, an aqueduct built by the Romans more than 2,000 years ago in Provence, France. Sandra said the Aronberg’s were eager to visit the remarkable UNESCO World Heritage site. They made sure to bring their copy of the Courier with them for a little light reading on their downtime. To join the Aronberg’s in the Carry The Courier Club, snap a photo of yourself holding the Courier on your next trip and email it, along with caption information, to mlopez@bhcourier.com.

Meet And Greet With Gavin Newsom – Last Thursday,  Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom attended a meet and greet at the home of Simone and Lester Friedman.

Last Thursday,  Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom attended a meet and greet at the home of Simone and Lester Friedman. Attending were Mayor Julian Gold, Vice-Mayor John Mirisch, Councilmembers Lester Friedman and Robert Wunderlich. Councilmember Lili Bosse was out of the country. Newsom is running for California governor against John Cox.

Take A Bite – Cookie is a 1-year-old Lahsa poodle who is available for adoption now.

Cookie is a 1-year-old Lahsa poodle who is available for adoption now. Cookie weighs 20 pounds and loves being around kids and other dogs. She is in search of her forever home. To learn more about Cookie and how to adopt her, visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org or call 805-379-3538.

Class of 1958 – The 60th Reunion Committee for the Beverly Hills High School class of ‘58 is hard at work putting together a reunion event on Oct. 7

The 60th Reunion Committee for the Beverly Hills High School class of ‘58 is hard at work putting together a reunion event on Oct. 7 from 2-8 p.m. The reunion will take place at the Encino home of classmate Linda Ezor Swarzman. To attend, call the Reunion Committee at 818-783-4420. Tickets are $75 in advance and $85 at the door. Pictured (from left): committee members Nancy Glick Posner, Co-Chair Irwin Zeke Warsaw, Co-Chair Linda Ezor Swarzman, Carolynne Brandt Effron, Robert Simon and Steve Allen. Not shown is committee member Joy Tyre Coburn.

I Love A Piano

“I love a piano”, says Gretta Barrett, as she tickled the ivories at Susie and Brad Krevoy's Rosh Hashanah celebration for the first of the High Holy Days.

Beverly Hills News – Virginia Robinson Gardens Gala Is Saturday Evening

Ceremonies, Service Projects Mark Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Solemn gatherings were held across the Southland Tuesday to mark the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people, while many people engaged in acts of giving to mark the date as a day of service.

L.A. County Supervisors To Mull Rent Control Law

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider Tuesday putting in place a law that would cap rent increases at 3 percent per year in unincorporated areas and require that landlords have a legitimate reason for evictions.

Caltech Ties For 12th Place In New College Rankings; UCLA Tops Public Schools

Caltech in Pasadena was ranked as the 12th best university in the nation -- finishing in a tie with Dartmouth College in New Hampshire -- in an annual list released Monday by U.S. News & World Report.
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