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Tutoring – The Beverly Hills Academic Tutoring Program is set to return again for another year, beginning with orientation on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 4-5:30 p.m.

The Beverly Hills Academic Tutoring Program is set to return again for another year, beginning with orientation on Tuesday, Sept. 6, from 4-5:30 p.m. at Roxbury Park Auditorium. The program is seeking volunteers to work with elementary school children having social and/or academic difficulties.  High School students will receive community service hours for volunteering in the program.  For more info contact Adrienne Weise at adriennetutor@gmail.com or call 310-285-6810. Pictured: a BHHS senior tutors a young student during last year’s Academic Tutoring Program. 6:15 pm Read More

Selling For A Cause – The Beverly Hills Women’s Club held its annual estate sale at the club’s historic clubhouse

Elizabeth Mason (right) owner of The Paper Bag Princess, Vintage Couture, pictured with the boutique’s Assistant Manager Caitlyn Carpenter To support its numerous philanthropic projects, the Beverly Hills Women’s Club held its annual estate sale at the club’s historic clubhouse. Chairing the event (two days this year) was Elizabeth Mason (right) owner of The Paper Bag Princess, Vintage Couture, pictured with the boutique’s Assistant Manager Caitlyn Carpenter, who also helped on the event. Club member volunteers who worked the successful event included: Angela Davis, Diana Doyle, Linda Goldberg, Linda Freund, Peggy Guggenheim, Roberta Hammer, Helene Cooper, Linda Hindley, Lorraine Holt, Donna Jett, Dolores Kishtkar, Anne Koral, Mary Jane Lepo, Jean Loew, Holiday Maginnis, Leanna McAnulty, Beverly Mutchnik, Daniela Sacchi,  Cindy Schaffel, Joyce Silverman, Ben Silverman, Carol Shane, Renee Sperling, Vicki Victor and Roberta White. 5:58 pm Read More

Back To School – Nearly 5,000 children and their families received backpacks and school supplies at the 5th annual Back to School Giveaway

M-Giveaway2 Nearly 5,000 children and their families received backpacks and other much needed school supplies at the 5th annual Back to School Giveaway held last Saturday in Ted Watkins Park. The event was sponsored by Philanthropic Society Los Angeles (PSLA)—a support group of Children’s Institute, Inc. (CII)—and brought together dozens of sponsors, and community organizations and leaders committed to making a positive impact in Watts. Pictured: a family from Watts enjoys their new backpacks. 6:03 pm Read More

Farmers Market – The Beverly Hills Farmers Market partnered Tenerelli Orchards to teach the art of picking the perfect peach and preserving this fruit

Chef Herve Guillard, John Tenerelli, Joseph Shuldiner, Greta Dunlap and Chef Christina Chang

The Beverly Hills Farmers Market partnered with the Institute of Domestic Technology and Farmers Market vendor Tenerelli Orchards to teach the art of picking the perfect peach and preserving this fruit. Keeping with the times, as August is stone fruit month, 20 local residents went to John Tenerelli’s namesake orchard in Littlerock, CA to learn more about harvesting and preserving peaches. Pictured, from left: Chef Herve Guillard, John Tenerelli, Joseph Shuldiner, Greta Dunlap and Chef Christina Chang.

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Pied Pipers of Pickles – Various prizes were awarded at last Sunday’s 4th annual Picklefest, which was held at the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market.

Michael Fox, Mark Mendelson and Bouquet Veprin Various prizes were awarded at last Sunday’s 4th annual Picklefest, which was held at the Beverly Hills Farmers' Market. The coveted "I Can Pickle That" prize went to Bouquet Veprin for her pickled chayote and first place for the “Best Dill Pickle in Beverly Hills” went to Michael Fox. The judges included Recreation Services Manager Brad Meyerowitz, Recreation and Parks Commission Chair Frances Bilak, Owner of Nate'n Al Delicatessen Mark Mendelson, and last year's "Best Dill Pickle" winners from the Beverly Hills Heart Helpers 4-H Club Isabella and Nicoletta Zucaro. Winners received a $200 gift certificate to Nate‘n Al. Pictured (from left): Michael Fox, Mark Mendelson and Bouquet Veprin. 5:58 pm Read More

Greystone – The stars of Hollywood Revisited, on behalf of the Friends of Greystone, donated their musical revue performance on Saturday, July 30

M-Greystone Sponsored by El Coyote Mexican Café, the stars of Hollywood Revisited, on behalf of the Friends of Greystone, donated their musical revue performance at the Doheny Greystone Mansion on Saturday, July 30. Wearing original historic costumes of Hollywood’s Golden Age, the stars dazzled and captivated guests at this sold out event. Pictured, from left: Les Traub and Susan Rosen (Friends of Greystone), Greg Schreiner, Jill Marie Burke, Joshua Finkel and Elisa Surmont (Hollywood Revisited), and Vicky Swartz (Friends of Greystone). 5:39 pm Read More

PACT – Beverly Hills Police And Community Together (PACT) community volunteers once again came to the BHPD’s 6 a.m. morning roll call this week

M-PACT Beverly Hills Police And Community Together (PACT) community volunteers once again came to the BHPD’s 6 a.m. morning roll call this week to express their appreciation for the officers and to provide them with bagels, cream cheese, turkey sandwiches, cut up fruit and fresh blueberry topped yogurt to start their day.  Pictured, (from left) behind  BHPD officers: Isaac Hakim, Shirley Hakim, Lori Goldman, Sarah Wolff, Ken Goldman, Ethan Manaster, Linda Manaster, Jake Manaster along with officers of the BHPD. 5:37 pm Read More

Courier In Italy – This summer, the Kublicki family took a trip to Italy and made sure to bring a copy of the Courier along with them

M-CarryCourierKublicki This summer, the Kublicki family took a trip to Italy and made sure to bring a copy of the Courier along with them. Pictured, from left: Ava, Juliette and Nicolas Kublicki in Psoitano, Italy. To join the Kublicki’s in the Carry The Courier Club, simply take a photo of yourself with the Courier on your next trip and e-mail it to mlopez@bhcourier.com. Safe travels! 5:34 pm Read More

Ain’t No Party Like A Camden Party – The 13th annual 400 S. Camden Dr. Block Party last Sunday

S-block-party The 13th annual 400 S. Camden Dr. Block Party last Sunday—organized by Karyn Newman, Cindy Trangsrud, Alissa Roston and Janet Roston—featured the traditional water-balloon toss and musical chairs competitions, plus a creative Scavenger Hunt. Residents attending, were front (from left): Valerie Hatton, Camden Forster, Jonathan and Melanie Forster, Presley Forster, Jordan Hatton, Gabriella Broumandi, Sam Kochman, Joelle Hecker, Shaylin Lucas, Sienna Lucas and Benjamin Phillips. Second row: David Roston, Leah Roston and Adam Phillips. Third row: Janet Roston, Fred Nason, Elliot Landaw, Jason and Karyn Newman, Dr. Warren and Alissa Roston, Sam Roston, Schuyler Sorosky, Genevieve Farrell, Edith Newman, Josh Newman, Elliot Broumandi, Erik Munzer, Oreet Smith, Brooke Smith and Talia Smith. Fourth row: Deborah Termeie, Bill and  Betsy Phillips, Jodi Cohn, Sara Newman, Cam, Matt Roston, Sue Hoffman, Ray Lerma, Bob Wunderlich, Andrea Spatz, Steve Munzer, Cindy Trangsrud, and Cindy and Joel Feinstein. Back row: John Vredenburgh, Laurie and Shawn Lucas, Paul Hoffman, Jason Vogel, Steve Smith, Dr. Mark and Robin Vogel, Adam Vogel, Courtney Korb, Oran Hoizner and Gonie Tsur.                 6:17 pm Read More

On The Mend – Krentzman was visited this week by Secretary of State John Kerry while recuperating at a hospital in Nice.

M-Krentz2 Last week, the Courier profiled Greg Krentzman, a Beverly Hills High alum who lives in Culver City, who was injured in the truck attack in Nice, France earlier this month. Krentzman was visited this week by Secretary of State John Kerry while recuperating at a hospital in Nice. Greg and daughter Lola (pictured with Kerry) are hoping to return home to Los Angeles in the next couple of weeks. 6:14 pm Read More