How much does Beverly Hills want this subway to go away? Let us count the ways ...
The city announced this week that it is suing the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for approving the Metro subway's Westside extension funding eligibility while relying on a "flawed" environmental-impact report:
Last night, four members of the Beverly Hills City Council blew a golden public relations opportunity -- and refused to approve a strong anti-Measure J resolution. The initiative seeks to extend a recent half-cent L.A. County sales tax hike for another 30 years to 2069.
Instead, the Beverly Hills C ... More >>
Everyone knows L.A. sits atop a vast reserve of petroleum sludge and stink (hence the Tar pits, the methane vents, the ever-bobbing drills along La Cienega Blvd. in Baldwin Hills, etc.), but would you ever suspect that's the reason for this sad, drooping, pastel colored tower on the Beverly Hills/Ce ... More >>
When it comes to the Westside subway, the city of Beverly Hills may officially be playing hard ball in the very near future.
According to The Beverly Hills Courier, the Beverly Hills City Council may call a public hearing to examine the proposed Westside subway route, which could delay the Metropol ... More >>
Beverly Hills City Council members have taken the first step to possibly challenge the controversial and proposed Westside subway route that would run underneath the Beverly Hills High School campus.
Beverly Hills Courier reported last night that the City Council voted to hire "a lawyer in prepara ... More >>
When it comes to the proposed Westside subway extension, the Beverly Hills City Council and board members of the Beverly Hills Unified School District haven't always gotten along -- regularly clashing over how to best stop a subway route from going underneath the Beverly Hills High School ca ... More >>
Beverly Hills City Manager Jeff KolinBeverly Hills City Manager Jeff Kolin must feel as if he's won the lottery -- on Thursday, nearly all of his bosses on the Beverly Hills City Council decided to give him a $1.6 million housing loan at an interest rate that hovers around 3 percent, reports ... More >>
Eli and Edythe Broad.The city of Beverly Hills this week sent a letter to Eli Broad notifying the billionaire developer and art collector that it is pulling its proposed site from consideration for a museum that would house his art collection.
"The Beverly Hills City Council has confirmed t ... More >>
In one headline, we described this week's aborted Karl Rove appearance in Beverly Hills this way: "War-Monger Karl Rove Runs Away From Girls." The Beverly Hills Courier newspaper had what can only be described as an opposite take on the events of Monday night at the Saban Theatre in which the ... More >>
The Broad FoundationEli and Edythe Broad.While we told you recently that Santa Monica was reported to be close to wrapping up a deal to have Eli Broad's much anticipated museum open in the beach-side city, Beverly Hills is saying not fast: The Beverly Hills City Council is considering buying ... More >>