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March 31, 2010 | By Sharon Bernstein
The marketplace for short men's clothing is, well, shrinking. With Americans growing taller, and recessionary pressure in the specialty clothing market, it's become harder than ever to find apparel stores for short men. Just a few now remain of the dozens that dotted the national landscape years ago. Actor Ben Giroux can tell you all about it. "To shop for clothes as a short man is one of the most aggravating things you can try to do,"...
September 15, 2008 | Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Tami Abdollah, Times Staff Writers
On the evening of May 26, Beverly Hills High senior Bianca Khalili visited Dora Afrahim, another popular daughter of the Westside Persian Jewish community who lived in a glittering Century City high-rise. About 11 p.m., neighbors heard screaming. They looked down from their windows and saw Bianca's crumpled body at the foot of the building. In June, investigators ruled Bianca's death a suicide, saying evidence indicated she had jumped off the apartment building's 15th-floor balcony.
George Michael, the English pop star whose hits include "I Want Your Sex" and "Faith," was arrested in Beverly Hills for allegedly engaging in a lewd act alone in a public restroom, police said Wednesday. Michael, 34, was arrested by a plainclothes officer who "observed Mr. Michael engaged in a lewd act" shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday, said Lt. Edward T. Kreins of the Beverly Hills Police Department.
November 14, 1996
The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday to spend nearly $4.5 million to settle a series of lawsuits over a 1993 landslide that still threatens homes in the Santa Monica Mountains. The landslide took place after the March 1993 rains in the hillside above North Beverly Drive, west of the Lower Franklin Reservoir. Although the slide did not severely damage the homes, the residents were forced to evacuate.
March 19, 2012
'Television: Out of the Box' Where: The Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills When: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays Cost: $10 for adults. Information: (310) 786-1000 or
April 3, 1986
Dick Israel has been elected president of the newly formed North Beverly Drive/Franklin Canyon Homeowners' Assn. Other officers are France Nuyen, vice president; Ed Hamburger, treasurer, and Charles M. Weisenbert, secretary. The association was formed to preserve the canyon community and prevent hazardous hillside developments, Israel said.
June 14, 2011
Debbie Reynolds: The Auction Where: The Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills When: Viewing is noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. Auction begins noon Friday Info: For more information, go to
November 14, 2000
Perceptronics Inc. in Woodland Hills has moved to 400 S. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills. The company says the move gives it quicker access to potential customers, partners and talent. Perceptronics develops, produces and markets software products and services used in interactive media.
January 17, 2011
An Evening With Joel Grey When: Tuesday at 7 p.m. Where: The Paley Center for Media, 465 N. Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills Price: General admission $20; $15 for members. Discussion and a post-event reception with Grey, $75. Info: or (866) 811-4111
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