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Beverly Hills City Council Will Consider Urgency Ordinance to Lower Parking Requirements

The Beverly Hills City Council is slated to consider an urgency ordinance to lower parking requirements at its upcoming study session on Tuesday, Dec. 10. At the Council’s previous study session, on Nov. 19,

Beverly Hills Dancers’ Dreams Come True with ‘The Nutcracker’

"The Nutcracker" returns for its 47th Annual Holiday Season. This year three students from Beverly Hills Unified School District are part of the ballet ensemble that pays tribute to the original George Balanchine's classic.

Jenny Rogers Named Director of Community Services

Jenny Rogers has been named the new Beverly Hills Director of Community Services. She joins Beverly Hills from Mill Valley, where she served as the Director of Arts and Recreation since 2012.

Beverly Hills On Track to Limit Short-term Rentals in 2020

For people looking to live like a local or rent out an entire home in Beverly Hills, there are few options on par with what short-term rental sites like Airbnb offer.

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Beverly Vista Completes First Fall Athletic Season

The Beverly Vista Middle School (BVMS) Bull Dogs wrapped up the inaugural fall season of athletics at the first middle school in the Beverly Hills Unified School District. “It was an amazing first season competing in the Federation for Interscholastic Youth Athletics (FIYA) league,” Kelly Park, Co-Athletic Director along with Todd Radonsky told the Courier.

Spectrum News 1’s Giselle Fernandez Named Journalist of the Year

Southern California has a lot of stories to tell. And Giselle Fernandez wakes up at 1:30 a.m. each morning to tell them.

City of Beverly Hills is New Owner of Clock Market Building on Wilshire for $16.5M

Embracing the passage of time and all elements that come with it, the City of Beverly Hills last week closed escrow on the Clock Drive-in Market building at 8423 Wilshire Blvd.,

Santa Monica is L.A.’s New Culinary Hot Spot

It’s no secret that award-winning chefs from all walks of life have been setting up kitchens in Los Angeles for the past few years. While downtown got David Chang first, and Beverly Hills got Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Santa Monica is the latest recipient of the award-winning culinary talents from Gabriella Cámara of Mexico City.

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Beverly Vista Completes First Fall Athletic Season

The Beverly Vista Middle School (BVMS) Bull Dogs wrapped up the inaugural fall season of athletics at the first middle school in the Beverly Hills Unified School District. “It was an amazing first season competing in the Federation for Interscholastic Youth Athletics (FIYA) league,” Kelly Park, Co-Athletic Director along with Todd Radonsky told the Courier.

Beverly Hills’ Paley Center Hosts Tribute to Comedy Legends

The Paley Center for Media hosted The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television’s Comedy Legends on Nov. 21 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. This year’s Paley Honors celebration paid tribute to the creative impact of comedy legends Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Carl Reiner, and Lily Tomlin. Presenters included Allison Janney, Anthony Anderson, Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel, Kristin Chenoweth, Lisa Kudrow, Rob Reiner, and Sean Hayes.

Beverly Hills on the Baja Peninsula

Once upon a time in Cabo, there were tacky all-inclusive hotels and only a trio high-end options to choose from: Las Ventanas, Esperanza, and One & Only Palmilla were the holy trinity of luxury resorts.

Anti-Smoking Efforts Continue in Beverly Hills

Nearly six months after Beverly Hills made headlines with its prohibitions against smoking and tobacco products, the City’s Ambassadors continue to educate hundreds of people each month on the rules that govern the City.

Barneys New York Poised to Disappear From Beverly Hills Landscape as Sales Expand

Gone are the intricate window displays previewing couture finds inside Barneys New York on Wilshire Boulevard, replaced now by stark wording about the store closing sale.

Green Measures for Building Construction in Beverly Hills

The Beverly Hills City Council adopted at its Nov. 19 meeting the California Building Standards Code with Beverly Hills local amendments. The Standards, found in CCR Title 24, include the Energy Code and California Green Building Standards Code.
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