In a scathing editorial written April 6 (“Beverly Hills by the bay”) in the San Francisco Chronicle, the paper labeled Beverly Hills “wealthy, homogeneous” “implacable,” and “exclusive;” claimed that apartment buildings were outlawed, and characterized San Francisco Supervisor Gordon Mar as referring to cities such as Beverly Hills as “historically racist.”
Beverly Hills is flying its City flag at half mast to pay tribute to the dozens of civilians murdered during a horrific attack on two mosques in Christ-church in New Zealand last week. “In the face of this assault on humanity, we must unite to eliminate Islamophobia in all of its despicable forms,” said Mayor John Mirisch
“We flew to London on British Airways with a 10-hour layover. John and I planned on visiting Michael and Shakira Caine,” informs Wendy Goldberg who, with son John Mirisch, was heading to Jerusalem for the 33rd annual International Mayors Conference.
Beverly Hills residents turned out Tuesday evening for the annual reorganization and installation at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, a celebration of the transition of government as the gavel was passed from Lili Bosse to Julian Gold, who assumed the title of mayor, passing the vice mayor title to John Mirisch.
Vice Mayor Julian Gold will again be sworn in as Beverly Hills mayor Tuesday evening, when the City celebrates the reorganization of the City Council at a ceremony at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) at 7 p.m.
Beverly Hills residents expressed subdued jubilation in recognition of the late hour at the passage of the Basement Ordinance Tuesday evening, high-fiving and conveying gratitude to councilmembers and each other after months of tense negotiations that nearly saw the ordinance defeated.
Unbeknownst to most of the City’s voters, the Beverly Hills City Council members, led by Mayor Lili Bosse, including Vice Mayor Julian Gold and Councilmembers Lester Friedman, John Mirisch and Robert Wunderlich, unanimously voted to give themselves an extra year in office Tuesday afternoon.
The Beverly Hills City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday (Mayor Lili Bosse and Councilmember John Mirisch against) to go forward with a plan for “maintenance” of Parcels 12 & 13 that will include grinding of the stumps of 195 trees illegally cut down on Nov. 21-22, 2015.
Is the City of Beverly Hills in negotiations with the Beverly Hills Land Company to purchase Parcels 12 & 13?
Mayor John Mirisch was clad casually for Beverly Hills City Hall moving day Monday. The fourth floor buzzed with activity as councilmembers moved offices, adding two new members and installing incoming Mayor Lili Bosse with patio furniture as a rooftop reception area with a view of the City adjacent to her office.