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Indoor Dining Ceases in Beverly Hills, Again

Los Angeles County beaches aren’t the only joyful spots closed heading into the 4th of July weekend. On July 1, Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered the immediate closure of indoor operations at restaurants as well as other places, including indoor museums, card rooms, and indoor operations at zoos and aquariums in 19 counties, including Los Angeles.

Actions by City Against Protestors Under Scrutiny

Following the arrest of more than two dozen protesters last weekend, the National Lawyers Guild says there may be grounds for a civil rights lawsuit against the City of Beverly Hills for detaining them for as long as 24 hours.

Beverly Hills Prepares to Issue Fines to Achieve Face Covering Compliance

Wearing a face covering is known to save lives by curbing the spread of COVID-19 and yet, municipalities are challenged when it comes to getting people to cover their nose and mouth.

One Beverly Hills Launches Application Process

The Courier has obtained exclusive new details about One Beverly Hills, the 17.5-acre project planned for the City’s western gateway. The coveted site includes the Beverly Hilton and Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, the former Robinsons-May department store at 9900 Wilshire Boulevard, and the Unocal gas station on Santa Monica Boulevard. The parcel is now unified under single ownership for the first time in 100 years.

Two Options Available This Fall For Beverly Hills Students

The Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) has announced two distinct options for students returning to school in the fall of 2020. Designed in response to parent feedback, as well as ongoing health and safety mandates, the district is offering the following two programs:

Metro Purple Line On Track to Open in Beverly Hills in 2023

Line Extension continues to make headway in connecting the Eastside and Westside, with Beverly Hills’ first subway station at Wilshire/La Cienega on track to open in 2023. The high-speed rail project will continue its path through the City with the Wilshire/Rodeo station set to open in 2025.

The Wine Tasting Scene

Now that wine tasting rooms in Southern California are starting to open up again for visitors, it’s time to plan an outing to some of the best wine regions less than a two-hour drive from Los Angeles.

Beverly Hills Poised To Add Two New Landmarks by Master Architects

The Beverly Hills Cultural Heritage Commission has voted to add two iconic buildings to its local Registrar of Historic Properties.

Council Revises Commercial Landlord Tenant Provisions of Urgency Ordinance

The Beverly Hills City Council once again revised its COVID-19-related Urgency Ordinance concerning residential and commercial tenant evictions.

Two Options Available This Fall For Beverly Hills Students

The Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) has announced two distinct options for students returning to school in the fall of 2020. Designed in response to parent feedback, as well as ongoing health and safety mandates, the district is offering the following two programs:

Metro Purple Line On Track to Open in Beverly Hills in 2023

Line Extension continues to make headway in connecting the Eastside and Westside, with Beverly Hills’ first subway station at Wilshire/La Cienega on track to open in 2023. The high-speed rail project will continue its path through the City with the Wilshire/Rodeo station set to open in 2025.

City Council to Consider Mixed-Use Ordinance

While it is unlikely to happen this year, portions of Beverly Hills have the potential to significantly change as developers begin to avail themselves to the City’s first-ever mixed-use ordinance.

New Two Rodeo Drive Artwork Pays Tribute to First Responders

Two Rodeo Drive has installed a piece of art designed to show appreciation for those working tirelessly on the public’s behalf during the COVID-19 pandemic. Created by local artist Alexandra Maghsoudi, the piece is entitled “Thankful Heart.”

Plant Names Are Long, But Full of Spirit

“Omnia mirari etiam tritissima” was the motto of Carl Linnaeus, the Swedish botanist who formalized binomial nomenclature, the way we classify all living organisms using Latin names. We will get back to Carl in a bit, but for now we would like to focus on his motto, which means “find wonder in everything, even the most commonplace.”

Beverly Hills Fire Department Adjusts to COVID-19

The first hint of real trouble for the Beverly Hills Fire Department came in February, when one of the firefighters shared that their child’s school had been canceled due to COVID-19.

Cedars-Sinai Leads in Treating COVID-19 Patients

As the world enters its fourth month of the COVID-19 pandemic with all Californians now mandated to wear face coverings in public spaces, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center reaffirmed that it was ready for a surge.
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