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Israeli, Egyptian Consulates Mark 40 Years Of Peace Between Countries At Beverly Hills Event

On a recent evening, Israelis, Egyptians and Americans of all faiths, gathered together in Beverly Hills to celebrate the enduring peace between Egypt and Israel.   Organized by members of the Anwar Sadat Congressional Gold Medal Commission, this group led the effort for Congress to pass legislation to posthumously award the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, with the Congressional Gold Medal; the highest civilian honor bestowed by Congress.  Leading the charge was commission founder/chairman, Ezra Friedlander, CEO of the Friedlander Group, who worked with members of congress for years to obtain their support. Finally, last December President Donald Trump signed legislation making this medal a reality.

Beverly Hills City Council Condemns Wiener’s ‘Gut & Amend’ Of SB 592

State Sen. Scott Wiener is at it again, this time using “Gut & Amend” tactics to substitute a housing bill in place of a benign amendment to require the board of Barbering and Cosmetology (BBC) to update records if a licensee has a change of address.

Former Director Of City Planning Ruth Nadel Dead At 88

Ruth Nadel, a former Beverly Hills Planning Director and fixture in City affairs, died late last month, shortly after celebrating her 88th birthday.

LAX Airport Gets CPR Kiosk With Beverly Hills Connections

Now, thanks to Save A Life (SAL) CPR instructor Marci Sandell and SAL owner and Beverly Hills Human Relations Commissioner Sonia Berman, a new kiosk at LAX in the Bradley International Terminal could enable travelers to save a life in the event of a cardiac emergency.

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Party At GEARYS

GEARYS hosted a celebration last week to unveil its newly-remodeled Christofle boutique on Beverly Drive. The event was hosted by local realtor Josh Flagg, star of Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing, who pointed out his favorite items at GEARYS. He was joined by dignitaries such as Tom Blumenthal (GEARYS president/CEO) and Bentley Frost Hardwick (Christofle president/CEO). Guests were treated to summer cocktails and tray-passed hors d'oeuvres. Pictured: Kiki Von Gregsamer (GEARYS director of Marketing), Tom Blumenthal, and Josh Flagg.

Trump Announces Sanctions On Iran That Will Block ‘Billions’ In Assets

The US sanctions slapped Monday on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other officials will block "literally billions" in Iranian assets, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.

‘Toy Story 4’ Obliterates Box-Office Competition with $118M Opening

"Toy Story 4" hauled in $118 million in its opening weekend to lead all films at the North American box office this weekend, according to industry estimates released Sunday.

Cardi B Stars at BET Awards

Four months after collecting her first career Grammy Award, rapper Cardi B grabbed two trophies at Sunday evening's 2019 BET Awards, presented at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.

Israeli, Egyptian Consulates Mark 40 Years Of Peace Between Countries At Beverly Hills Event

On a recent evening, Israelis, Egyptians and Americans of all faiths, gathered together in Beverly Hills to celebrate the enduring peace between Egypt and Israel.   Organized by members of the Anwar Sadat Congressional Gold Medal Commission, this group led the effort for Congress to pass legislation to posthumously award the late Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, with the Congressional Gold Medal; the highest civilian honor bestowed by Congress.  Leading the charge was commission founder/chairman, Ezra Friedlander, CEO of the Friedlander Group, who worked with members of congress for years to obtain their support. Finally, last December President Donald Trump signed legislation making this medal a reality.

Beverly Hills City Council Condemns Wiener’s ‘Gut & Amend’ Of SB 592

State Sen. Scott Wiener is at it again, this time using “Gut & Amend” tactics to substitute a housing bill in place of a benign amendment to require the board of Barbering and Cosmetology (BBC) to update records if a licensee has a change of address.

Beverly Hills Police Faulted By Campaign Zero Report For Doing Their Job

A so-called “Police Scorecard” that gave a passing score to only nine of 100 California police departments faults the Beverly Hills Police Department for making too many arrests.

Holocaust Museums Speak Out Against AOC’s Concentration Camp Comparison

Holocaust museums around the country, including the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, have responded in a statement to Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-NY 14th District)  recent comparison of migrants seeking asylum in the United States to victims of the Holocaust. 

Former Director Of City Planning Ruth Nadel Dead At 88

Ruth Nadel, a former Beverly Hills Planning Director and fixture in City affairs, died late last month, shortly after celebrating her 88th birthday.

LAX Airport Gets CPR Kiosk With Beverly Hills Connections

Now, thanks to Save A Life (SAL) CPR instructor Marci Sandell and SAL owner and Beverly Hills Human Relations Commissioner Sonia Berman, a new kiosk at LAX in the Bradley International Terminal could enable travelers to save a life in the event of a cardiac emergency.

Saban Theatre Files Lawsuit Against Metro Over Construction Damage

The Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills announced this week that it has filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Transportation Authority over structure damage in relation to Purple Line Extension subway construction.
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