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City Council To Review Rent Stabilization Ordinance, Singh Report Tuesday

Director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and Associate Professor of Law at Pepperdine University Sukhsimranjit Singh will present recommendations formed from landlords and tenants in the seven facilitated dialogue sessions for the Rent Stabilization Ordinance at Tuesday evening’s Formal Meeting of the City Council at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers. 6:39 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

City Council Will Tour Parcels 12 & 13, Get Updates On Rent Stabilization

The public is invited to join the City Council on a tour of the City’s easement on Lots 12 & 13  Tuesday, on the north side of the property bordering Santa Monica Boulevard. Participants will meet on Crescent Drive at City Hall at 1:30 p.m. prior to the City Council Study Session, where shuttles will take them to the parcels. 6:18 pm Read More

Candidates Forum – Candidates for Beverly Hills City Council came to Beverly Hills High School this week to speak to students about issues close to their hearts

L-CandidateForum Candidates for Beverly Hills City Council came to Beverly Hills High School this week to speak to students about issues close to their hearts for a forum put on by Interact and Teen BHEF. Issues discussed included the subway, finances, the troubled Beverly Hills Postal Service, the new rent ordinance, and of course, local schools. Candidate Bob Wunderlich even encouraged students to get involved with local government by watching City Council meetings and using their social media skills to inform their peers about important issues. Pictured above: teen BHEF students with the seven candidates vying for three open seats in the upcoming City Council election. 5:29 pm Read More

Beverly Hills News – City Council Denies Oakhurst Project 5-0

Neighborhood residents prevailed in a well-organized, carefully planned defense of their appeal of a massive project that would have spanned three lots and risen to a height of 52 feet in a neighborhood of predominately two story 1930s apartment buildings Tuesday, sending City planners and commissioners a clear message that in Beverly Hills, neighborhood character matters. 6:15 pm Read More

Thank You, Brad – The Beverly Hills City Council paid tribute to Brad Meyerowitz at its last City Council meeting

v-brad-meyerwortz The Beverly Hills City Council paid tribute to Brad Meyerowitz at its last City Council meeting. Meyerowitz is retiring after 38 years in Beverly Hills, the majority of which was served in the Recreation Services Department. Pictured (from left): Brad Meyerowitz, Sandy Meyerowitz, Vice-Mayor Nancy Krasne, Councilmembers Kathy Reims, Lili Bosse and Julian Gold, Justin Meyerowitz, and Justin's fiancé, Melanie Staehelin. 5:25 pm Read More

Tammany Hall, Beverly Hills Style

imgres Former Beverly Hills City Mayor Barry Brucker became a paid lobbyist for the Wanda project. He was mayor when the City Council approved the original project in 2008. City Attorney Larry Wiener and the City Council cannot change those facts to make a more convenient narrative.  3:48 pm Read More