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Firefighters Continue Battle Against Deadly Woolsey Fire

Santa Ana winds are forecast to pick up more Monday than Sunday and may continue into Wednesday as firefighters battling the deadly Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties work to hold the blaze within cleared containment lines and officials worry that unburned areas continue to pose potential danger.

Marvel Comics Legend Stan Lee Dead At 95

 Stan Lee, the co-founder of Marvel Comics and the man behind Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man and Black Panther, died Monday morning after being rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from his Hollywood Hills home.

World-Renowned Beverly Hills’ Furrier Edwards-Lowell To Close After 78 Years

The famed family-run business will host a series of events to mark the end of its 78-year run. Available for sale will be Edwards-Lowell’s inventory of more than $1 million worth of celebrity vintage and designer furs, furs used in major TV series and movies, for 50 percent off.

Dorothy Sherwood, Beverly Hills Cultural Leader, Dies At Age 86

After her husband’s death, she established the Richard E. Sherwood Award for emerging theater artists at the Center Theatre Group of the L.A. Music Center and was actively involved in selecting recipients of this prestigious annual prize.

California 2018 General Election Roundup

Here is a look at how several key local election races fleshed out in Tuesday’s California General Election: In the race to replace Jerry Brown as Governor, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom pulled out to an early lead and never looked back in a decisive victory over Repulican businessman John Cox, who conceded the race at about 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday evening.

Judge Sets Metro Tunneling Hearing For April 22, 2019

With only a couple of items left in dispute at the start of Monday’s status conference between Beverly Hills Unified School District and the Federal Transit Administration  (FTA) related to the matter of running a  subway tunnel under Beverly Hills High School, U.S. Federal Judge George Wu made short work of resolving the outstanding items.

If The Shoe Fits, Make It Better – The Beverly Hills City Council honored legacy business Arturo’s Shoe Fixx, now in its 31st year in Beverly Hills

The Beverly Hills City Council honored legacy business Arturo’s Shoe Fixx, now in its 31st year in Beverly Hills, being run by the third generation of the family. Arturo Azinian’s career in shoemaking began in Buenos Aires in 1939 at the age of 11. Arturo came to Los Angeles in 1957 on vacation, staying for four years working at Aletea Shoe Remodeling and doing repairs for I. Magnin and Bullocks. Upon his return, Arturo decided to move his family to Los Angeles, continuing his work at Eletea until he purchased the store. Eventually, he expanded to open Arturo’s Shoe Fixx in Beverly Hills in 1988. Arturo worked side by side with his wife Calliopi until her death in 1996. His legacy continues with his grandson, Ari. Pictured (from left): Ciara Libaridian, Carlo Libaridian, Carmen Libaridian, Ari Libaridian and seated, Arturo Azinian, Mayor Julian Gold, Vice Mayor John Mirisch, Councilmembers Lili Bosse, Lester Freedman and Robert Wunderlich

Tricycling For A Cause – Beverly Vista Principal Chris Regan rode a kindergarten tricycle yesterday after students raised $15,000 for the “Run for Success” fundraiser

Beverly Vista Principal Chris Regan rode a kindergarten tricycle yesterday after students raised $15,000 for the “Run for Success” fundraiser. If they reach $30,000 he’ll wear a superhero costume for a day, and if they reach $65,000 he’ll dye his hair green.  The “Run for Success” will take place next Wednesday. “With this fundraiser, we can support all the field trips and programs planned for this school year,” said BV PTA President Nathan Kruger. To donate, visit:  www.BVRun.com.

For The Students – Beverly Hills Unified School District’s PTA celebrated the district’s administrators, principals and PTA presidents at an annual dinner

Beverly Hills Unified School District’s PTA celebrated the district’s administrators, principals and PTA presidents at an annual dinner held at the home of PTA superstar Marjaneh Manavi. Pictured (back row, from left):  Michael Bregy, Juliet Fine, Misty Johnson, Nathan Kruger, Sarah Kaber, Chris Regan, Mark Mead, Kevin Allen, Drew Stewart, Marvin Winans Jr.; (middle row, from left): Lorraine Eastman, Maria Bennett, Isabel Hacker, Rusty Banagas, Marjaneh Manavi, April Jergens, Molly Corey, Leonidas Tarca, Noah Margo, Timothy Ellis; (bottom row, from left): Romi Azevedo, Jill Egerman, Rachelle Marcus, Rose Kaiserman and Cindy Trost.

Hope Inspires Us – The Westside Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) held its annual Luncheon of Hope on Tuesday

The Westside Guild of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) held its annual Luncheon of Hope on Tuesday at The Beverly Wilshire. This year’s theme – “Hope Inspires Us To Gather Together” – brought together 430 supporters to enjoy a morning of shopping interesting vendors, a silent auction and luncheon.  Pictured, from left: Sheri Sani, Benefit Co-Chair; Lee Anne Sanderson, President; Westside Guild of CHLA; Robin Hyland, Manager, Associates and Affiliates, CHLA; Bonnie McClure, Chairman, Associates and Affiliates, CHLA - and a member of Board of Trustees; Bobbie Gerson, featured speaker and mother of a CHLA patient; Lindsay Andras, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, CHLA; Lydia Andras, MD, Anesthesiologist, CHLA and Linda Grossman, Benefit Co-Chair.

13 Dead in Shooting at Borderline Grill

Voters Defeat Repeal of Statewide Gas Tax Hike

McDonnell in Danger of Being Ousted as L.A. County Sheriff

Marcus, Walker-Shuman Elected To Beverly Hills Board of Education

With all precincts reporting early Wednesday morning, Rachelle Marcus and Tristen Walker-Shuman were elected to take over two empty seats on the Beverly Hills Board of Education.

Newsom Wins Governor’s Race, Cox Concedes

Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will be the governor of the deep blue state of California, winning a decisive victory Tuesday evening against Republican John Cox.

Beverly Hills School Board Election – LIVE Results

With only four of 23 precincts reporting, here are how things currently stand in the race for two open seats on the Beverly Hills Board of Education:
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