The Securities and Exchange Commission announced this week that a federal court in Florida ordered Woodbridge Group of Companies LLC and its former owner to pay $1 billion in penalties and disgorgement for operating a Ponzi scheme that targeted retail investors.
When Superintendent Michael Bregy started working for the Beverly Hills Unified School District two years ago, he was often told that much of the news about the schools was coming from the local paper, as opposed to the school district.
Vera Markowitz and her alleged “group of concerned citizens of Beverly Hills” are at it again.
On Tuesday, during the very same meeting where the Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education discussed its 2017/18 audit report by Moss, Levy & Hartzheim LLP, which showed a general fund balance of $18.2 million at the end of the previous school year, the board unanimously voted to approve laying off 26 full time employees.
Director Eve Brandstein is a big fan of Barra Grant’s story of growing up in the shadow of her famous mother, the first Jewish Miss America and trailblazer Bess Myerson.
Thanks to a scoreless tie after double overtime against its Ocean League rival Culver City on Wednesday, the Beverly Hills High girls soccer team clinched the Ocean League championship.
Two of Beverly Hills’ preeminent hotels were once again honored Thursday morning with AAA’s prestigious Five Diamond rating.
Hawthorne second grade students practice "Poga" (Pilates + Yoga), something they have done with Principal Sarah Kaber since she was a classroom teacher. “The weekly lessons have promoted a calm, controlled, mindful and engaging learning environment while encouraging the kids to be joyful and active,” she said
Beverly Vista Elementary Won the Gold Medal at the L.A. County Science Olympiad for the second year in a row. BV’s third-through-fifth grade students competed in a series of science and engineering events at Antelope Valley College in Lancaster on Saturday, Jan 26, including Barge Building, Animal Anatomy, Tennis Ball Catapult, Chopper Challenge, Mystery Architecture and more. Out of the 15 schools that competed, Beverly Vista was one of two that earned the gold medal.
On Thursday morning, dozens of cops were sipping coffee with the public, talking over the issues of the day, at Peet’s Coffee, 258 S. Beverly Dr. Pictured (from left): Traffic Control Officer Simmons, Traffic Control Officer Jeffrey Grijalva, BHPD Chief Sandra Spagnoli, Mayor Julian Gold, Assistant Chief Marc Coopwood, Lt. Elisabeth Albanese, Councilmember Robert Wunderlich, Detective Christopher Lelong, Sgt. Eric Olson and Sgt. James Keenaghan.