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City, School District Remain At Impasse Over JPA With One Week Left

Following the second of two contentious City-school liaison meetings this week, the future of the Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) remained uncertain after representatives from the City Council and the Board of Education failed to reach any meaningful consensus. The current annual $9.7 million JPA is set to expire at the end of this month. 6:37 pm Read More

On The Run – Sydney Segal, one of the most decorated and prolific athletes ever to attend Beverly Hills High School (class of 2013), graduated from Columbia University this month

Sydney Segal Sydney Segal,  one of the most decorated and prolific athletes ever to attend Beverly Hills High School (class of 2013), graduated from Columbia University this month, where she majored in political science. The Beverly Hills native, who also attended Hawthorne School, was a five time All American and California state champion in cross country and track while at BHHS. She continued her multi-team career while attending the Ivy League school. Segal will be spending a “gap” year working in Manhattan before seeking admission to law school.  She is the daughter of Beverly Hills attorney Gregory Segal (BHHS class of 1983) and Giulia Segal. 5:55 pm Read More

Carry The Courier Goes Digital – Peter and Ann Ostroff had the bright idea to bring the Courier electronically on their trip to Indonesia

Peter and Ann Ostroff You don’t need to pack a physical copy of the Beverly Hills Courier in your suitcase just to join the Carry The Courier club. Peter and Ann Ostroff had the bright idea to bring the Courier electronically on their trip to Indonesia. Pictured is Peter, holding the Courier’s e-edition in front of a 17th Century Hindu temple in Pura Ulun Danau Bratan, Bali, Indonesia. To join Peter in the Carry The Courier club, simply take a copy of the Courier – either a physical or digital copy – on your next trip, snap a photo, and e-mail it to mlopez@bhcourier.com with some location information, and look for your photo in an upcoming edition! To sign up for the Courier’s e-mail edition and get your Beverly Hills news e-mailed to you every Friday, visit http://bhcourier.com/courier-e-edition/ and sign up. 5:49 pm Read More

Ocean People

Pamela Anderson and son Brandon Lee Pamela Anderson and son Brandon Lee during Sea Shepherd’s 40th Anniversary Gala for the Oceans at the Montage Hotel Beverly Hills 1:24 pm Read More

Spiegel Family Legacy Lives On In Beverly Hills

Longtime Beverly Hills resident Rita Spiegel’s only wish for Wednesday evening, when she represents her parents as this year’s Yad Vashem gala honorees, is that Edita and Abraham Spiegel’s legacy will continue to shine. 6:41 pm Read More

The Consulate General of Israel In Los Angeles Sam Gundwerg was joined Wednesday to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem

Ari Bussel, associate dean of Stephen S. Wise Temple; Simon Wiesenthal Center Rabbi Abraham Cooper; Israeli Consul General to the Western States Sam Grundwerg; and Founder/Dean of the Simon Wiesenthal Center Rabbi Marvin Hier The Consulate General of Israel In Los Angeles Sam Gundwerg, Rabbis Marvin Hier, Yossi Cunin, Chaim Cunin, Pini Dunner and Yitzchok Adlerstein; Pastors Jim Tolle, Lorraine Coconato, Timothy Hinkle, Lupe and Lupita Navar, Stacey and Billy Ingram, State Senator Ben Allen, LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz and Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse joined Wednesday to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem. 6:01 pm Read More

Metro Proposes Detours, Long-Term Closures For Rodeo Station Work

Her delivery was sharp and well-rehearsed, seasoned through the long, miserable years of the 405 freeway widening Project. Kasey Shuda, wearing cobalt blue pumps paid for with your tax dollars, ground her heel into the floor at the new Roxbury Park Community Center, and raced through Metro’s traffic plans for utility relocation of Section 2 of the Purple Line Extension Wednesday. 6:20 pm Read More