Two Beverly Hills High School seniors were named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program this week.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
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”, 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.
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.
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 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.