The City Council voted unanimously to call up the project at 1115 Calle Vista Drive Tuesday for a de novo hearing on approvals for three R-1 permits.
City Clerk Byron Pope is retiring after 18 years of service to the City of Beverly Hills at the end of the month and over 175 residents, commissioners, mayors, former commissioners and mayors, BHPD and BHFD, including two retired Fire Chiefs, fellow City Clerks and a host of extended family members honored him with a dinner at Greystone Mansion Wednesday.
The Beverly Hills City Council will hold two Special Meetings to review possible amendments to the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO) on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. and Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. in Council Chambers. They will also receive the final report from HR&A Advisors on the RSO, amended from the draft report that was presented in July to include feedback received during the Facilitated Dialogue Sessions this summer.
Landlords and tenants filled the Municipal Gallery Sunday for another round of facilitated dialogue with Prof. Sukhsimranjit Singh, moving a step closer to a conclusion of the discussions on the finalization of the Rent Stabilization Ordinance (RSO).
With a trial date set for July 19, Loma Linda Holdings, Ltd., Trustee for the Loma Linda Holdings Trust for 1193 and 1184 Loma Linda Dr., has failed to file an opening brief in a lawsuit that challenges the Hillside Ordinance.
BOLD, an acronym for Beverly Hills Open Later Days, returns to the business triangle Aug. 2, featuring a plethora of activities that will entertain visitors while shops remain open an extra two hours on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.
Something rather atypical happened at the end of Wednesday evening’s L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) community meeting in Beverly Hills: there were no questions. “They usually have an hour or so of questions,” confirmed Beverly Hills Unified attorney Terry Tao, who said he had attended all of the previous nine such monthly Metro-led community meetings at Beverly Hills City Hall.
Beverly Hills Mayor Julian Gold wasted no time in making his thoughts known once he found out that Superintendent Michael Bregy had emailed Beverly Hills Unified parents on Wednesday about his intention to involve the City in the school district’s fight against the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) having set up its subway construction staging area directly adjacent to 33 portable classrooms in which Beverly Hills High School students are now being taught.
Beverly Hills residents turned out Tuesday evening for the annual reorganization and installation at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, a celebration of the transition of government as the gavel was passed from Lili Bosse to Julian Gold, who assumed the title of mayor, passing the vice mayor title to John Mirisch.
Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse will take her last Walk with the Mayor Monday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. on the Crescent steps of City Hall, and ending what has been a ground-breaking year in Beverly Hills.