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City Council Approves Plan To Recreate Damaged Kusama In Stainless Steel

Since it was installed in 2007, Yayoi Kusama’s Hymn of Life: Tulips in Beverly Gardens Park has enchanted visitors with its whimsical shapes and bright colors, creating photo opportunities that have been shared the world over. The renowned Japanese artist is one of the most recognized and beloved female artists in the world.

Beverly Hills POA Serving Free Pancakes At Police Service Day On Sunday, May 5

Police Service Day is one of Beverly Hills’ favorite mornings, when the Police Officers Association host a free pancake breakfast cooked by real police officers and feature fabulous exhibits of all the police functions, from SWAT to K9s.

George Christy Talks About Great Wall, Forbidden City, and Brad Krevoy

“Spectacular … truly spectacular,” emphasized Brad Krevoy.

BHUSD Reconfiguration Process Challenges School District’s Ability To Effectively Communicate

At the start of the Oct. 26, 2018 Board of Education meeting, where Beverly Hills Unified Superintendent Michael Bregy shared his second proposal to move forward with reconfiguration, several parents opened up to the board about their concerns.

Beverly Hills School Board Votes To Issue First Series Of Measure BH Bonds

Last June, Beverly Hills voters narrowly passed Measure BH, calling for a $385 million construction bond that will be used to revamp the school district’s aging buildings.

Beverly Hills Joins Cities In Suit Challenging Cannabis Deliveries

Beverly Hills has joined several other local governments in filing a lawsuit against the California Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) by attorneys from Churchwell White LLP, in the case of County of Santa Cruz et al. vs Bureau of Cannabis Control et al.

Beverly Hills Named Luxury Travel Guide ‘Luxury Destination Of The Year’ In The Americas

The City of Beverly Hills received the 2018 “Luxury Destination of the Year” award at the Luxury Travel Guide magazine awards Monday.

Going Strong

Glenda Jackson’s fellow thespians encouraged her to bring her King Lear performance to Broadway, after her success with this complex Shakespearean drama on the London stage.  Friends became relentless, she succumbed, and opened this month at the Cort Theatre in Manhattan where the reviews are noteworthy.

She’s Got Moxie

Moxie is a 6-year-old staffordshire terrier who weighs 65 pounds. She is great with other dogs and loves people too. Her previous owner got a new puppy and ended up turning Moxie into the shelter. She is desperately in need of a permanent forever home. For more information on Moxie and how to adopt her, visit www.shelterhopepetshop.org or call 805-379-3538.

El Rodeo – The El Rodeo Concert Band and Chamber String Orchestra earned top honors at the Forum Music Festival and Judges’ Invitational

The El Rodeo Concert Band and Chamber String Orchestra, under the direction of Dr. Andrea Kay earned top honors at the Forum Music Festival and Judges’ Invitational contest.  The competition, which was held at Fullerton College, featured bands, orchestras, and choirs from throughout California and the Western States. The El Rodeo Concert Band, made up of students in grades 6-8, earned a Gold Rating for their performance. At the evening awards ceremony at Disneyland, the El Rodeo Chamber String Orchestra was awarded a second place trophy. Pictured, front row (from left): Christine Chung, Zurhi Huntoon, Jenna Almajed, Hank Johanson, Max Carden, Benjamin Santaella and Jack Greer. Second row (from left): Ann Nanqinq Zhao, Momo Ikemoto, Anderson Bower, Kilyan Spencer and Nolan Meade. Third row (from left): Dr. Andrea Kay, Nicolette Kadz, Eva Vaca, Rebecca Katz, Leor Yosian, Phillip Turkat, Breanna Arianpour, Samuel Biehl, Matteo Honrado, Jacob Mendelson-Bass, Sofia Lifson, Amanda Geller, Bradi Harrison, Leila Abrishami, Iman Ali, Mia Gorlick, Amy Han, Eliot Hauptschein, Max Cohen, Benjamin Maman and Mason Kohanim. Fourth row, from left: Tanneer Capik, Rebecca Hauptschein, Natalya Forys, Charles McDermott, David Spitz, Aiden Kim, Ari Nourmand, Joshua Park, Ruth Pottebaum, Liel Yosian, Camille Alaiti and Mia Patel. Back row (from left): Oliver Laks, Kingston Smith, Benjamin Strug, Nicolas Adesina, Noah Gabbaypour, Max Harouni, Adam Khobian and Mandy Kohanim.

Former Beverly Hills Recreation Supervisor Alleges Age Discrimination

A 66-year-old former Beverly Hills senior recreation supervisor who once assisted with management of the Greystone Mansion & Gardens is suing the city, alleging she was denied promotions because of her age and forced to quit because of ongoing hostility from a supervisor.

Strong Winds Knock Out Power to Thousands of LADWP Customers

About 29,000 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers across the city remained without power late Wednesday morning, and another 3,910 Southern California Edison customers in communities outside Los Angeles were in the dark as a result of a windstorm that wreaked havoc in Southern California, downing power lines.

L.A. City Council Considers Crackdown on Flavored Tobacco Sales to Youth

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to investigate ways to curb the sale of flavored tobacco products to youth and young adults and study how other cities are tackling the issue.

Pittsburgh Rabbi to be Honored by Simon Wiesenthal Center

The rabbi at the Pittsburgh synagogue which was the site of the deadliest attack against the Jewish community on U.S. soil will be among the recipients of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Medal of Valor at its annual National Tribute Dinner Wednesday evening at The Beverly Hilton.

Pittsburgh Rabbi to be Honored by Simon Wiesenthal Center

The rabbi at the Pittsburgh synagogue which was the site of the deadliest attack against the Jewish community on U.S. soil will be among the recipients of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Medal of Valor at its annual National Tribute Dinner Wednesday evening at The Beverly Hilton.

Amazon’s Indigenous Peoples Threatened by Bolsonaro

The lives of native peoples in the Amazon are being threatened to a degree not seen in decades by the policies of Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, an indigenous alliance warned Wednesday.
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