In a letter bearing a return address identical to The Courier's own former address, an anonymous sender informed the newspaper that two of the City of Beverly Hills' employee groups – the Beverly Hills Confidential Employees Association and the Beverly Hills Supervisors Association, have charged the City of Beverly Hills with unfair practices after the City Council voted 3-2 to reject the employees' agreements (Memorandum of Understanding - MOUs) at the City Council meeting on June 24.
Howard Fisher is the new chair of the Beverly Hills Planning Commission. Fisher has served on the Planning Commission since Dec. 2011 and his term extends to Dec. 2017.
As City employee salaries go up, so do the financial burdens the City of Beverly Hills will ask of its taxpaying residents.
The Beverly Hills Courier settled in this week at its new office at the Kenquest Building on Canon Drive.
Beverly Hills taxpayers may well be footing an 11 percent raise for City employees as a result of offers that went out this week to all five non-safety associations. However, according to City Attorney Larry Weiner, the earliest the public will become aware of the details and have a chance to speak up will be Aug. 12.
Beverly Hills is staring down the barrel of a $152.5 million unfunded pension liability in what is likely the most meddlesome fiscal dilemma confronting the City in its Centennial year.
Beverly Hills Councilmember Nancy Krasne took on Metro at Tuesday’s City Council meeting when she accused Metro attorney Debra Fox of lying during Metro’s presentation to the Council.
Beverly Hills Unified School District Superintendent Gary Woods is today further from the classroom than he has ever been in his long and prestigious career. Indeed, the BHUSD leader estimated that just 20 percent of his time goes to school oversight. Woods said he spends just as much time on legal issues, splitting the remainder of his time between facilities and staff issues.
Chris Pratt stars in Guardians of the Galaxy, anticipated as a blockbuster with its opening this weekend. He and wife Anna Faris joined the many during the Hollywood premiere at the Dolby Theatre.
Louie is a 2-year old, 9-pound, playful, Maltese pup. It is unclear why someone would leave him at the highest kill shelter in California. Luckily for Louie, ShelterHopePetShop.org came to his rescue, just minutes from death row. Those interested in adopting this sweet boy may contact Kira Lorsch at 4Dogs@RHLGroup.com or Shelter Hope at 805-379-3538.