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Girl Power – The Beverly Hills Police Department now has the highest number of sworn female officers in its history

Pictured, top row (from left): Officers Top row (from left): Officers Lynnsey Diamond, Karly Loberg, Anne-Marie Lunsman, Maraya Contreras and Jaqueline Duran. Middle row (from left): Lt. Elisabeth Albanese, BHPD Chief Spagnoli, Detective Rachel Shannon and Officer Danielle Castro. Bottom row (from left): Officer Stephanie Nguyen-Lieu, Detective Audra Alatorre, Officers Stephanie Frias, Arda Guvlekjian and Adessa Anderson The Beverly Hills Police Department now has the highest number of sworn female officers in its history with 14 women in the 130-member police force, or 10.7 percent, starting with Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli. Pictured, top row (from left): Officers Top row (from left): Officers Lynnsey Diamond, Karly Loberg, Anne-Marie Lunsman, Maraya Contreras and Jaqueline Duran. Middle row (from left): Lt. Elisabeth Albanese, BHPD Chief Spagnoli, Detective Rachel Shannon and Officer Danielle Castro. Bottom row (from left): Officer Stephanie Nguyen-Lieu, Detective Audra Alatorre, Officers Stephanie Frias, Arda Guvlekjian and Adessa Anderson. 4:53 pm Read More

Courier On Ice – Beverly Hills attorney Steven Gardner enjoyed a fun weekend of skiing at Mammoth Mountain last month

Steven Gardner Beverly Hills attorney Steven Gardner enjoyed a fun weekend of skiing at Mammoth Mountain last month, but made sure to bring his copy of the Courier for a little downtime reading in between time on the slopes. To join Gardner 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 mlopez@bhcourier.com. 4:50 pm Read More

Uplifting And Unfolding Art – The Beverly Hills City Council and the Fine Arts Commission joined Mark and Cathy Louchheim to dedicate Folded Square – Alphabet G

The Beverly Hills City Council and the Fine Arts Commission joined Mark and Cathy Louchheim to dedicate Folded Square – Alphabet G, a sculpture by Fletcher Benton, to its public art collection The Beverly Hills City Council and the Fine Arts Commission joined Mark and Cathy Louchheim to dedicate Folded Square – Alphabet G, a sculpture by Fletcher Benton, to its public art collection. The Louchheim’s graciously donated the piece, which is located inside the Burton Way Median at Rexford Drive. “We are very, very fortunate to receive this donation and to add another Fletcher Benton piece to our collection,” said Mayor Julian Gold. The second Benton sculpture can be found in Maltz Park at Sunset Boulevard and Whittier Drive. Fine Art Commission Chair Zale Richard Rubins said,”Art enhances the everyday experiences... In building a world-class public art collection by adding pieces like Folded Square - Alphabet G, our hope is that people will be surprised, delighted, intrigued and inspired by what they see.” Pictured (from left): Councilmember Robert Wunderlich, Vice Mayor John Mirisch, Mayor Julian Gold, Mark and Cathy Louchheim, Councilmember Lili Bosse, Councilmember Lester Friedman, Fine Art Chair Zale Richard Rubins, Fine Art Vice Chair Stephanie Vahn, Fine Art Commissioner Michael Smooke, Fine Art Commissioner Alan Kaye. 4:49 pm Read More

Beverly Hills Firefighter Love – The annual Beverly Hills Firefighters’ Association Underwriter Dinner thanks generous donors for their support of the annual Backdraft Ball

Pictured (from left): Dustin Andrews, Vic Gutierrez, Mr. Brainwash, Geoff Ertel, Beny Alagem and Rich Sandeman. The annual Beverly Hills Firefighters’ Association Underwriter Dinner thanks generous donors for their support of the annual Backdraft Ball. The dinner took place July 10 at The Beverly Hilton in its Wilshire Garden. Renowned artist Mr. Brainwash donated many pieces to the Backdraft Ball auction this year and BHFA members “were thrilled we could celebrate with him,” said Judie Fenton, who organized the event. Pictured (from left): Dustin Andrews, Vic Gutierrez, Mr. Brainwash, Geoff Ertel, Beny Alagem and Rich Sandeman. 5:06 pm Read More

Courier in Columbia – Beverly Hills City Councilmember Robert Wunderlich and wife Andrea Spatz took their copy of the Courier last month on a trip to Columbia

Beverly Hills City Councilmember Robert Wunderlich and wife Andrea Spatz Beverly Hills City Councilmember Robert Wunderlich and wife Andrea Spatz took their copy of the Courier last month on a trip to Columbia. Pictured are Wunderlich and Spatz on the hillside surrounding Medellin. They took one of the Metrocable gondolas that the city installed to provide access to the hillsides. To join Robert and Andrea in the Carry The Courier Club, snap a photo of yourself on your next trip and email it to mlopez@bhcourier.com. 4:48 pm Read More

DineLA 2018 Returns To Beverly Hills

Foodies rejoice, DineLA returns next Friday, July 13, for two weeks of culinary discovery. With 33 restaurants alone in Beverly Hills offering up some delectable meals at a fraction of normal prices, locals don’t even have to leave their proverbial backyards to enjoy this round of DineLA treats. 5:44 pm Read More

Beverly Hills Residents Seek Presidential Intervention To Re-Route Purple Line Extension

On Wednesday a consortium calling themselves the “Friends of Beverly Hills High School” unveiled a change.org petition asking U.S. President Donald Trump and Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao to force the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) to re-route the planned Purple Line extension from under BHHS into Century City by withholding federal funds. 5:40 pm Read More

School Reunions – This year the Beverly Hills High School Class of 1968 will be celebrating a 50 year reunion, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11

Pictured is the Beverly Vista Kindergarten Class of 1956. This year the Beverly Hills High School Class of 1968 will be celebrating a 50 year reunion, scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11. In addition, alumni have coordinated with each of the four elementary schools to give tours on Friday, Aug. 10, in order to allow alumni to recapture those special moments, that were for some  some six decades ago. Pictured is the Beverly Vista Kindergarten Class of 1956. For more information, contact Sylvia White at 310-452-4000 or via email  at sylviawhitegallery@gmail.com. 5:08 pm Read More

Terrific Tuesdays Throughout July – The Summer Reading Club at the Beverly Hills Public Library has lots of fun activities for kids of all ages, and for the little guys

The Summer Reading Club at the Beverly Hills Public Library has lots of fun activities for kids of all ages, and for the little guys - Terrific Tuesdays in July bring free family entertainment every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Civic Center Plaza adjacent to the library. The Summer Reading Club at the Beverly Hills Public Library has lots of fun activities for kids of all ages, and for the little guys - Terrific Tuesdays in July bring free family entertainment every Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Civic Center Plaza adjacent to the library. July 10 will be a puppet show with Kiddle Karoo; July 17, Magical Storytelling with Jersey Jim; July 24, Kira Rappaport & Friends in Concert; and July 31, the Great Arizona Puppet Theater presents Three Little Kittens, the Mewsical. The Summer Reading Program promotes reading for tots, tweens, teens and adults and offers fun activities throughout the summer to help your child reach their reading goals, with incentives and prizes.  For more information visit www.BHPL.org or call 310-288-2220. 5:04 pm Read More

Going Green – Dick Seff enjoyed the beautiful blue waters of Greenland on vacation last month, but didn’t leave home without his copy of the Courier

Dick Seff Longtime Beverly Hills resident Dick Seff enjoyed the beautiful blue waters of Greenland on vacation last month, but didn’t leave home without his copy of the Courier. Greenland, a massive island between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans, has much of its land surface covered in ice. To join Seff 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 mlopez@bhcourier.com. 4:44 pm Read More