On Thursday morning, dozens of cops were sipping coffee with the public, talking over the issues of the day, at Peet’s Coffee, 258 S. Beverly Dr. Pictured (from left): Traffic Control Officer Simmons, Traffic Control Officer Jeffrey Grijalva, BHPD Chief Sandra Spagnoli, Mayor Julian Gold, Assistant Chief Marc Coopwood, Lt. Elisabeth Albanese, Councilmember Robert Wunderlich, Detective Christopher Lelong, Sgt. Eric Olson and Sgt. James Keenaghan.
“After landing in Singapore, all passengers are presented with a card that reads drugs are punishable by death. As they are at Customs for those entering by other means. Singapore’s among the cleanest cities in the world,” informs our peripatetic Beverly Hillbilly Elgart Astor, who stopped by before his month-long visit to India with partner Paul Swerdlove.
Students excel at Cedarville University, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
When Mallory Smith died in 2017 at the age of 25, the Beverly Hills community lost an inspirational and eloquent young woman. Just over a year after Mallory’s death, following her lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis, this once vibrant member of the community is poised to carry forward a message of hope with the upcoming publication of her memoir, Salt in My Soul.
There are few Los Angeles artists that have received quite so much renown as Ed Moses.
Provo-Orem, Utah ranked at the top of the list for the Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities index for the second year. Los Angeles dropped 20 points to number 81 on the list. Beverly Hills did not rank.
Beverly Vista fifth graders expanded their world-view this past week with a special trip to the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles.
Every kid benefits from music education and the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of piano might be just the thing. In Keyboard Afterschool Enrichment, students learn the basics of piano playing, how to play fun music and exciting piano songs, and to have an opportunity to participate in the Oksana School of Music Annual Grand Recital at the Steinway Piano Gallery in Beverly Hills at Horace Mann, El Rodeo and Beverly Vista as part of their after school enrichment courses. Enroll online at www.beverlyhills.org. Pictured are Lara Fialho, Chloe Naimian and Sebastian Landeros.
After taking the fall semester off to focus on Ivy League applications, Beverly Hills High School Speech and Debate Team Captain William Lee tied for second place in Impromptu Speaking at the January 12-13 Peninsula Invitational at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in Rolling Hills Estates. William did not compete last semester and thus his last impromptu speech competition was last April in the semifinal round of the state championship.
The Beverly Hills City Council on Tuesday honored Antoine’s Tailoring, which was founded in 1974 by Antoine Osmanian and has been providing quality service to the City for nearly 45 years. For many years, Antoine worked alongside his son Gary in the shop, before Antoine’s third cousin, Rose Pananyan, came aboard in the 1990s as head seamstress. Gary and Rose continued the business after Antoine passed away and, a few years ago, prior to Gary’s retirement, Rose’s daughter Violet joined the team – transforming Antoine’s from a father-son operation to a mother-daughter shop. Antoine’s Tailoring is located at 415 N. Beverly Dr. Pictured above (from left): Rose and Violet Pananyan, Mayor Julian Gold, councilmember Lili Bosse, Vice Mayor John Mirisch and councilmembers Les Friedman and Robert Wunderlich.