In this hyper competitive era, youngsters need all the help they can get in order to excel academically. However, for youth in struggling families, even getting something as commonplace as breakfast can be a challenge.
Horace Mann Elementary School is celebrating its 90th anniversary with a host of events scheduled throughout this school year. An alumni celebration took place last weekend, and a week-long multicultural celebration which begins Oct. 14 is another highlight of the scheduled events.
Champagne bottles were literally hanging from the trees. To celebrate its 10th anniversary in Los Angeles, Veuve Clicquot welcomed more than 7,500 polo-enthusiasts and celebrities to the beautiful Will Rogers State Historic Park to enjoy the highly anticipated Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic. The glamorous crowd enjoyed a day of polo-watching, picnicking and champagne-sipping.
With just 35,000 residents in Beverly Hills, the chance for one person to make an impact on the city is extraordinary. Residents who want to get involved in local governance have a meaningful opportunity to do so by joining one of 12 city commissions that help shape and influence the policies which govern Beverly Hills.
As election season nears, residents of Beverly Hills should know about the new voting system coming to L.A. County. The new system, called Voting Solutions For All People (VSAP), will apply to the municipal elections in Beverly Hills next March. There will be two City Council seats on the ballot on March 3, 2020.
The City of Beverly Hills lost a motion in court this week to narrow down the claims in a lawsuit filed by a 67-year-old former Beverly Hills senior recreation supervisor. Cynthia Brynan filed her lawsuit April 8, alleging she was denied promotions and forced to quit because of her age. Attorneys for the City and Assistant City Manager Nancy Hunt-Coffey, (the former director of recreation and parks and a named defendant) argued that Brynan had failed to adequately plead four causes of action, including disability discrimination and harassment.
For a decade now, Mayor John Mirisch, now in his third term as mayor, has been thick in local politics. Originally elected to the Beverly Hills City Council in 2009, a hallmark of Mirisch’s tenure has been his commitment to maintaining the city’s small town feel.
When a group of 22 Westside attorneys came together to form the Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA) in 1931, they probably didn’t expect it to one day grow into the fifth largest bar association in California. But, they may not be surprised that the organization’s original mission continues to shine through with vigor. That mission: to serve its members, lead the legal profession and advocate for justice in the community. Past and future service to the profession and to every member of the community was a prominent theme at the BHBA annual Installation and Awards Dinner on Sept. 26 at the Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills.
Following the recent expansion of Soho House to the Arts District, the opening of Spring Place in Beverly Hills and h Club in Hollywood, (to name a few), it seems as though L.A is under siege with private clubs. Just this past week in the heart of Melrose Place, founders Debbie Wosskow and Anna Jones opened their coveted female member’s club The AllBright in West Hollywood after launching two successful branches in London.
It might seem like an unlikely pairing, but one of the world’s most popular confection houses and inventor of the macaron has partnered with one of the planet’s most influential vegan-wellness gurus.