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News, Real Estate, Beverly Hills

Swedish Billionaire/Game Developer Pays $70 Million For Beverly Hills Estate

Posted Dec. 19, 2014, 9:02 am

Swedish billionaire Markus Persson, creator of the Minecraft video game, plunked down $70 million for a Beverly Hills mansion and all of its furnishings, it was announced Thursday.

News, Police Department, Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills Bank Robbery Suspect Shot In Rodeo Drive Hotel Lobby

Posted Dec. 2, 2014, 9:10 am

A suspect was shot by a Beverly Hills police officer Monday, about two blocks from the Bank of America branch that was robbed.

News, Los Angeles, Police Department, Beverly Hills, Fbi

FBI Seeks Two Separate Bank Robbery Suspects Who Struck In Beverly Hills, L.A.

Posted Nov. 29, 2014, 8:15 am

FBI agents and police responded to robberies Friday in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, FBI officials said.

News, Beverly Hills, Politics

Bill Clinton To Deliver Foreign Policy Address In Beverly Hills Today

Posted Nov. 10, 2014, 9:16 am

Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to deliver a foreign policy address in Beverly Hills today, one day after advising several thousands of youth to learn how to take care of their money, and receiving an award for his support of jazz.

News, Police Department, Beverly Hills

Man Stabbed On Metro Rapid Bus Near Beverly Hilton Hotel

Posted Oct. 16, 2014, 8:09 am

A man aboard a Metro Rapid Bus entering Beverly Hills was stabbed Wednesday and a suspected assailant was arrested.

News, Santa Monica, Police Department, Brentwood, Beverly Hills

VIDEO: Police Release Surveillance Footage Of Westside Home Burglar

Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 9:25 am

Los Angeles police unveiled surveillance video Tuesday showing a suspect responsible for burglarizing at least three Westside homes after they were offered for sale.

News, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Joe Biden

Joe Biden Set To Speak At Two Westside Fundraisers

Posted Oct. 6, 2014, 9:21 am

Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to begin a two-day visit to Los Angeles today by speaking at fundraisers for Iowa Senate candidate Bruce Braley and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

Seven Days, Santa Monica, Religion, Beverly Hills

Synagogue To Hold Forum On European Anti-Semitism

Posted Oct. 4, 2014, 6:59 am

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills will conduct a Contemporary Issues Forum today on "Anti-Semitism in Europe: Challenge or Crisis,'' in connection with Yom Kippur, the holiest and most somber day on the Jewish calendar.

News, Pets, Beverly Hills

American Hero Dogs Awards To Be Presented Tonight In Beverly Hills

Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:11 am

The American Hero Dog of 2014 will be announced tonight at the fourth annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards at The Beverly Hilton.

News, Lapd, Police, Beverly Hills

LAPD Officer Killed In Cement Truck Collision Remembered

Posted May. 21, 2014, 7:49 am

Funeral services were held on May 20 for Los Angeles Police Dept. Det. Ernest L. Allen, who was killed when a cement mixer struck his pickup truck along a winding, hilly stretch of road in Beverly Hills.

Culver City's Kyndahl Carter makes it across the finish line.

Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Track And Field, Beverly Hills

Samohi, Beverly Hills Shine at Ocean League Track and Field Finals

Posted May. 13, 2014, 10:11 pm

The Ocean League track and field championships were pretty much dead even after the competition ended on Thursday, May 9. And there were plenty of noteworthy performances from school and individuals representing Santa Monica and Westside Los Angeles.

A scene in the tearoom of the railway station with a rear screen projection of the menu, with changing projections that complement specific scenes, such as champagne bubbles, or waves crashing, symbolizing the seething passion of the two lovers.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Theater, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills

Noël Coward’s "Brief Encounter" Brilliantly Performed At The Wallis

Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 9:39 am

There are theatre purists who believe that like separation of church and state, there should also be a separation of stage and cinema.

Patrick Warburton, Eric Roberts, and Norby Walters at a previous Night of 100 Stars Oscar Gala event at the Beverly Hills Hotel.The Night of 100 Stars will celebrate its 24th year on Sunday, March 2.

Seven Days, Celebrity, Santa Monica, Film, Beverly Hills

Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Viewing Party Approaches March 2

Posted Feb. 3, 2014, 9:20 am

What do Jeff Goldblum, Daniel Baldwin, Bo Derek, Tia Carrere, Richard Dreyfus, Julianna Margulies, and Lou Diamond Phillips have in common – besides being on the list of our favorite actors? They have all been invited guests to the Night of 100 Stars Oscar Gala at the Beverly Hills Hotel.

Jon Voight and Santa Monica's Marie Paquim at the 2014 Golden Globe Awards held in Beverly Hills.

Celebrity, Santa Monica, Film, Beverly Hills

Golden Globes Shine Again - A Mix Of Fanfare & Fun

Posted Jan. 14, 2014, 9:01 am

Perhaps the most accessible show of the awards season, the 71st Annual Golden Globes did not disappoint Sunday night, as film and television stars, along with their supporters, friends, and fans all rubbed shoulders to celebrate last year’s accomplishments.

Whether using drums, or brooms, or paint cans, the “STOMP” ensemble became one with each object and with each other.

Theater, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills

"STOMP" Thrills Audiences Of All Ages

Posted Jan. 9, 2014, 8:20 am

In a breathtaking display of percussive and movement virtuosity, this troop of young performers were mesmerizing with their astounding creativity in the recent production of “STOMP” that recently completed a sold-out run at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills.

News, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Obama

President Obama To Visit Westside Monday Afternoon

Posted Nov. 24, 2013, 7:46 am

President Barack Obama will arrive in Los Angeles Monday afternoon where he will speak at two events on the Westside.

The Santa Monica High School Girls Cross Country team poses after beating Beverly Hills to claim the league finals.

Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Cross Country, Beverly Hills

Samohi Girls Cross Country Team Wins Ocean League Finals

Posted Nov. 6, 2012, 3:55 am

The Santa Monica High School Girls Varsity Cross Country team won the Ocean League title for the first time in ten years beating Beverly Hills by one point with Alice Wasserman setting a Santa Monica High School course record at Kenny Hahn Park. The Boys Varsity Cross Country team placed second.

Lefty shooter Robbie Staenberg has been adding firepower to the Vikings Varsity Waterpolo team at Santa Monica High School this year.  Staenberg has played a large role in the Vikings success of going 8-0 in the Ocean League.

Sports, Samohi, Santa Monica, Water Polo, Beverly Hills

Waterpolo Vikings Win Ocean League Title After Sinking Beverly Hills And El Segundo

Posted Oct. 30, 2012, 2:18 pm

The Santa Monica High School Boys Water Polo Team (21-6) played for the division title Monday and won decisively 16-8 over the Beverly Hills Normans. The Vikings continued their rout of the Ocean League by beating the El Segundo Eagles 11-6 on Wednesday, and with the win they are the undisputed Ocean League champions.

The Pacifica Christian Girls Volleyball team poses with their medals after they won the Brentwood Volleyball Tournament Saturday Oct. 13

Sports, St. Monica, Volleyball, Santa Monica, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Archer, Tournament, Beverly Hills

Pacifica Christian Takes Brentwood Volleyball Tournament Crown

Posted Oct. 15, 2012, 8:28 am

Pacifica Christian beat Mayfield in two matches 25-19 and 25-18 to win the championship game at the Brentwood Volleyball Tournament that saw a good number of top volleyball teams exhibit their talents and skills Saturday afternoon Oct. 13.

Outside hitter Kirsten Avila of Archer goes up for a kill against the Notre Dame defense during set one.  Archer upset the top ranked Division 4-A school 2-1 on Friday afternoon.

Sports, St. Monica, Volleyball, Pacifica Christian, Brentwood, Archer, Beverly Hills

Brentwood Volleyball Tournament Day 1

Posted Oct. 13, 2012, 5:21 am

The Brentwood Volleyball Tournament is a two day volleyball event on the Westside that brings together a good number of local girls teams who are given the ability to display their volleyball talents in a comfortable round robin styled competition.

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