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BHUSD Students Press On In Fight Against Metro’s Plans To Tunnel Under Beverly Hills High

SAYING NO TO METRO — Hundreds of Beverly Hills Unified School District students packed into Will Rogers Park last Friday for a peaceful walkout and protest of Metro’s plans to extend the Purple Line subway under Beverly Hills High School. Photo by Victoria Talbot

Posted Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 6:44 pm

By Laura Coleman

Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) students have no intention of slowing down on their push to get President Donald Trump to stop the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) from running a subway tunnel under Beverly Hills High School (BHHS).

Following Friday’s student-led walkout outside one of Trump’s Beverly Hills homes, where 1,400 students tried to alert the president to the fact that the subway tunnel will travel through fields of methane and abandoned oil wells as it traverses the toxic soil under BHHS, student leaders are poised to continue their crusade.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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