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The Pied Piper Insists It’s Getting Warmer, But Where?

From the Publisher Clif Smith As children, most of us were told the tale of the Pied Piper. Middle Ages Hamelin in Germany hired the man with “magic flute” to lead all the rats out of town.  When the town didn’t pay, he blew his flute and led all the children out of town never to be seen again.

Lunar New Year – The Right Way

From the Publisher Clif Smith Promoting local business is the assigned task of the Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau.  The CVB and the City of Beverly Hills host a fine Chinese New Year celebration tomorrow from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in the 200 block of Rodeo Drive.  All are invited to attend.  All CVB activities are funded by the City’s “Transient Occupancy Tax,” or “TOT.”

Art for Angels

Denis Bloch Fine Art Gallery on Brighton Way debuted French artist’s Alain Godon’s “City of Angels” exhibition this week. Pictured  (from left): The Courier’s publisher Clif Smith, artist Godon and gallery owner Bloch.

Mr. President, You Cannot Hide From Bullies

From the Publisher Clif Smith As predicted by so many conservatives, especially former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the logical consequences of the bowing, scraping and purposeful weakness of Barack Obama as president of the United States is now clear for all the world to see. (Yes, we know you lefties and establishment Republicans HATE this woman...demeaned her, satirized her, and called her stupid – but she called it 100 percent right in 2008 about Putin and the Ukraine.  Maybe she really could not “see” Russia from her front porch in Wasilla, Alaska, but she knew what she was looking at – a lot better than all of you.)

An Open Letter To Our City Council To Move The Metro Subway Ahead

From the Publisher Clif Smith This is a suggestion to the Beverly Hills City Council to deal with the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s work on the Purple Line subway extension through Beverly Hills.

Metro Sessions – Talk, And Zero Answers

From the Publisher Clif Smith When the Beverly Hills City Council rejected the applications of the Metropolitan Transit Authority for permits to dig up Beverly Hills and block Wilshire Boulevard, the council–led by Vice Mayor Lili Bosse with strong questioning by Mayor John Mirisch and Councilmember Nancy Krasne–asked some pretty straight-forward questions.  All the questions can be summarized as “What’s going to happen to our people, their homes, their businesses and our streets?”

The Pied Piper Insists It’s Getting Warmer, But Where?

From the Publisher Clif Smith As children, most of us were told the tale of the Pied Piper. Middle Ages Hamelin in Germany hired the man with “magic flute” to lead all the rats out of town.  When the town didn’t pay, he blew his flute and led all the children out of town never to be seen again.

Lunar New Year – The Right Way

From the Publisher Clif Smith Promoting local business is the assigned task of the Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau.  The CVB and the City of Beverly Hills host a fine Chinese New Year celebration tomorrow from 4:30 to 5:30 pm in the 200 block of Rodeo Drive.  All are invited to attend.  All CVB activities are funded by the City’s “Transient Occupancy Tax,” or “TOT.”

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The Most Wonderful City Shines Again

From the Publisher Clif Smith Many cities are turning 100 years old around the state.  Most are having “centennial” celebrations.  When they have them, they play songs.

Art for Angels

Denis Bloch Fine Art Gallery on Brighton Way debuted French artist’s Alain Godon’s “City of Angels” exhibition this week. Pictured  (from left): The Courier’s publisher Clif Smith, artist Godon and gallery owner Bloch.

A Slap By City Staff At The Council … And A Big “Slap Back”

From the Publisher Clif Smith Apparently, the City staff cannot get messages clear from the council about Metro.

Our Wonderful Weather

From the Publisher Clif Smith Obviously, while the rest of the United States is freezing with new records set every day for low temperatures, we here in Beverly Hills are basking in mid-summer dry heat.
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