How does one begin to summarize 13 years into… well, about 13 paragraphs?
Beverly Hills Realtor Bahar Soomekh is one of ten finalists across the country to be considered for the prestigious 2019 Good Neighbor Awards to honor realtors who have made a positive impact on their communities through extraordinary volunteer service.
Beverly Hills resident Sheldon Slaten traveled to Odessa, Ukraine last month to find the birthplace of his father, who was born in 1905 in a village called Nova Publinka, which was destroyed by the communist Russians in 1917. Slaten and his family made a call to the local mayor and upon arrival to the area, which is sparsely visited by Americans, the Slaten’s were greeted by the mayor and 35 singing children from the local school. “A wonderful lunch was prepared for us and although only one person spoke English, we were able to communicate the reason for our visit,” Slaten said. Slaten brought along his copy of the Courier on the momentous trip.
Beverly Hills High School student Sam Halfon is one of a handful of students that are volunteers for Teen Line, a peer-to-peer suicide prevention hotline based at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, which will be raising money 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 8 during this year’s Call-a-Thon in honor of National Suicide Prevention Week.
The City of Beverly Hills presents the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles in a staged reading production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. in the Municipal Gallery at City Hall.
BOLD closed Saturday with a party and people were dancing in the street on South Beverly Drive. BOLD Holidays will return on Nov. 14 with a colorful new look.
The longer we live, the more we find that people who are the instigators of ideas do not receive their proper credit.
Waylon is a 2-year-old, 10-pound Yorkie Poodle mix. Visit www.shelter hopepetshop.org or call 805-379-353. To learn more about Waylon and how to adopt him.
On a quest in Morocco to not only find olives—green, black, natural, stuffed, unstuffed, spicy and not-so-spicy—but also special containers to put them in.
Dwyer, who succeeds Mitch Gershenfeld, was until recently president of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Orange County.