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A Shalom from Israel, a Home Across the Sea

John Mirisch | Posted 12.01.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

As famous, glamorous and cosmopolitan as Beverly Hills is, during my tenure as mayor I've tried to stress that for those of us who live here, it's jus...

The Hilton Chronicles: Just how much does HH stiff BH?

John Mirisch | Posted 11.03.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

After the City of Beverly Hills issued a press release announcing a tentative development agreement between the City and the Wanda Group for its One B...

Gray In L.A.: What Older Women Must Resist And Rebel Against

Sabine Reichel | Posted 11.02.2016 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

I had an appointment with a dermatologist, and as it had turned out, practically every one of them in this vain town is also a self-proclaimed wizard in plastic surgery. 'Oh, this will be fun', I thought, 'I know exactly what will happen.'

VR and Municipal Government:Imagine the Possibilities

John Mirisch | Posted 11.01.2016 | Technology
John Mirisch

In Beverly Hills, one of our mottos is that we are "driven by innovation." We recognize the potential of technology and our goal is to use technology...

The Hilton Chronicles: Seven Strikes And You're Out

John Mirisch | Posted 09.16.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

Former Dodger great Steve Garvey had a lifetime batting average of .294 with 2599 hits. He also struck out 1003 times. While his hits consisted of a...

What it takes to buy a house in LA.

David Rae | Posted 09.13.2016 | Los Angeles
David Rae

Salary to Purchase a Home in LA To Live and Buy (a House) in LA It's no secret that L.A. real estate prices are unreal. So how much do you have to mak...

Richard Pryor's Daughter Opens Up About The Racism Her Family Faced In Beverly Hills

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.18.2016 | OWN

When Rain Pryor was born in 1969, her father, Richard Pryor, had already begun transitioning from a relatively mild joke-telling comedian to a fearles...

Getting Transit Back on Track in LA County

John Mirisch | Posted 08.13.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

By Patrick Furey, Mayor of Torrance, and John Mirisch This article originally appeared in the Los Angeles Business Journal on July 5, 2016, with the ...

Growing Up and Doing Business With: Hairdresser Angela Kalinowski

Marina Chetner | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Marina Chetner

From thinking about law, to studying physical therapy, to becoming a hairdresser: Angela Kalinowski is proof that no career path is clear cut.

Stand By Me

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 07.05.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

Maybe it's because the word refers to the ultimate oblivion, or maybe it's because most of us think of polar bears stranded on melting icebergs when we hear about "extinction," but many of us assume the curtailing of life forever is a remote phenomenon.

8 Iconic Hotels That Have Inspired Beloved Songs

Oyster | Posted 06.23.2016 | Travel

There are some hotel names you just know, whether you've ever stayed at the hotel or not. These iconic spots can be famous for a variety of reasons: t...

How much to live "comfortably" in Los Angeles? The Standard of Moolah.

David Rae | Posted 06.14.2016 | Los Angeles
David Rae

The Standard of Moolah in L.A. How much do you really need to live "comfortably" in LaLa Land? By DAVID RAE, CFP®, AIF® Old joke: KID: "Daddy...

CAMP REVAMPED: James Franco And Tori Spelling Reboot Lifetime's MOTHER, MAY I SLEEP WITH DANGER? With Some Pertinent Messages!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.10.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

Lifetime, Sony Pictures Television And Vulture Host Screening Of James Franco's Revamped Version Of "Mother May I Sleep With Danger?" NEW YORK, NY - J...

The Right Nose for the Face, or Adventures in Rhinoplasty

Geri Spieler | Posted 06.08.2016 | Style
Geri Spieler

Rhinoplasty, commonly known as a "nose job," is not just a 20th-century cosmetic procedure. In fact, the earliest rhinoplasty was recorded in ancient ...

8 U.S. Hotels Where You Can Get a Proper High Tea

Oyster | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel

If there's one thing you need to do when you're in England, it's sit down for a proper tea. There's nothing quite like taking a break from the day, si...

'The Place We Live' Is 'Melrose Place' For The Chemically Imbalanced

The Huffington Post | John Trowbridge | Posted 06.07.2016 | Comedy

Ever wonder what would happen if the gang on "90210" raged out on steroids? "The Place We Live," the new web series from UCB's Betsy Kenney and Dara K...

4 Things You Need to Know About the Red-Carpet Facial

Christie Carmelle Lopez | Posted 06.06.2016 | Style
Christie Carmelle Lopez

As I sit in the non-descript exam room of the famed Dr. Raj Kanodia, I am struck by the simplicity of what he calls his "Med Spa." I eye rows of pamph...

Hypocrisy, Thy Name is "Hilton"

John Mirisch | Posted 06.04.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

As described in an earlier article, the Beverly Hilton, in what they are calling a "reconfiguration" of a project which won a referendum by 129 votes in an election with 569 documented cases of voter fraud, is using a California initiative loophole to try to build a 375-foot skyscraper in a city with a 45-foot height limit.

Alamos: A Treasure in the Sonoran Boonies

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.26.2016 | Travel
Bob Schulman

It's easy to see how this old Spanish mining town might have inspired a book about prospecting for gold in the nearby Sierras.

Architecture Tour of Beverly Hills (plus West Hollywood)

Scott S. Smith | Posted 05.19.2016 | Travel
Scott S. Smith

Tour buses take loads of visitors around Beverly Hills, a city synonymous with the lifestyles of the rich and famous, to gawk at mega-mansions where s...

LA Metro's New Sales Tax: When 'Bold' Isn't 'Beautiful'

John Mirisch | Posted 04.28.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

Metro should not focus on the technologies of the past hundred years. The proposal for spending the $130 billion is backwards-looking rather than forward-thinking and has very little funding set aside for new and developing technologies such as autonomous vehicles, which have the potential to revolutionize public transportation.

Cinco de Mayo Dining, Art, Fundraisers, and Wrestling too!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 04.27.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Cinco de Mayo is a Los Angeles holiday favorite...and although presidential candidate Donald Trump has managed to alienate Mexicans everywhere, this year's holiday is especially important to celebrate.

Déjà Vu: Beverly Hills Journalist Defends Deceptive Hilton Scheme, Paper Ignores Facts Once Again

John Mirisch | Posted 04.15.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

In today's, Beverly Hills Courier, reporter Laura Coleman's article takes up my open letter to the Beverly Hills community and my Huffington Post piec...

California's Initiative Loophole Scam -- Now in Beverly Hills...

John Mirisch | Posted 04.12.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

Developers in California have discovered California's time-worn ballot initiative process as sound business idea.

Real Estate Agent and Trump Supporter Fired for Racist Instagram Remarks

Monica Rivera | Posted 04.07.2016 | Politics
Monica Rivera

Discrimination in real estate can change the landscape of an entire area through illegal practices such as steering or blockbusting.