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BHUSD School Board Discusses Official Motto For District, Individual Schools

Beverly Hills Board of Education members said hundreds of words on Tuesday to attempt to determine what few simple words will be permanently inscribed as the school district’s motto.

Mayor Adds His Opposition to Draft Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum for California Students

A draft proposal for the Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum (ESMC) has garnered the objection of Mayor John Mirisch because, he says in a letter to Soomin Chao, chair Instructional Quality Committee for the California Department of Education, the ESMC “demonstrates a clear anti-Jewish bias that at times borders on anti-Semitism. The EMSC, through its inclusion of anti-Semitic stereotypes, fails to touch on the American Jewish experience and anti-Semitism.”

Cell Phone Restrictions Could Be Coming To Beverly Hills High School

Stricter cell phone policies could be on the horizon for Beverly Hills High School students.

Beverly Hills Fire Department Quickly Contains Fire At Beverly Hills High School

Shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday, the Beverly Hills Fire Department and Beverly Hills police responded to a fire on the campus at Beverly Hills High School, emitting thick black smoke that could be seen for miles.

George Christy Talks About Angry Birds 2, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged and more!

Truck Fire at Beverly Hills High School is Contained by BHFD

Shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday, the Beverly Hills Fire Department and Beverly Hills Police responded to a fire on the campus at Beverly Hills High School emitting thick black smoke that could be seen for miles.

Courier In Thailand

Debby Figoni, a Beverly Hills resident and the City’s Water Conservation Administrator, recently took the Courier to Thailand, where she was able to visit a variety of organic rice farms. Thailand is currently suffering from an extreme drought, like California recently experienced. Figoni said it is a reminder that “we are all one planet and need to conserve all resources at all times.” To join Figoni in the Carry The Courier Club, snap a photo of yourself on your next trip holding the Courier and email it to editorial @bhcourier.com.

Awesome Austin

Austin is a 5-year-old teacup party poodle who weighs three-and-a-half pounds. After a breeder dumped him with a broken jaw, Shelter Hope Pet Shop got him the care he needed to get him back to 100 percent. He is fully healed and ready to live a great life. He loves other dogs and people. To learn more about Austin and how to adopt, visit www.shelter hopepetshop.org or call 805-379-3538.

Weekend Diver

Director/writer Johannes Roberts trained for many months as a cave diver to prepare shooting underwater for 47 Meters Down: Uncaged. Roberts and his family attended the film’s Los Angeles premiere at the Regency Theaters in Westwood.

George Christy Talks About Angry Birds 2, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged and more!

Truck Fire at Beverly Hills High School is Contained by BHFD

Shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday, the Beverly Hills Fire Department and Beverly Hills Police responded to a fire on the campus at Beverly Hills High School emitting thick black smoke that could be seen for miles.

UC Irvine Tops National List of Best College Values

When it comes to best bang for the buck in higher education, UC Irvine is tops in the nation, according to rankings released Monday by Money magazine.

Judge Denies City of Los Angeles Request to Toss NRA Lawsuit

A federal judge Monday denied a request by the city of Los Angeles to dismiss a National Rifle Association lawsuit challenging a new law requiring city contractors to disclose any ties they have to the gun- rights group.

Los Angeles County Cancels Jail Contract

Criminal justice advocates celebrated Tuesday and Sheriff Alex Villanueva warned of potentially deadly consequences as the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to cancel a $1.7 billion contract for a downtown mental health treatment center to replace Men's Central Jail.

Mayor’s Bid to Call Up Revised Palm Drive Condo Project Fails

A bid by Mayor John Mirisch to call up a condominium project for a de novo hearing after it was approved by the Architectural Commission in a 5-0 vote in July was unanimously rejected by his colleagues on the City Council.

Beverly Gardens Park Receives Prestigious California Preservation Award

The California Preservation Foundation announced Thursday that the prestigious Preservation Design Award for Rehabilitation will be presented to the Beverly Gardens Park restoration project at the 36th annual California Preservation Awards on Oct. 18 at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel in San Francisco.
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