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L.A. Zoo Opening New Reptile House

February 9, 2012
L.A. Zoo Opening New Reptile House

If snakes and lizards are your bag, you’re in luck — the LA Zoo is opening a new home for reptiles and their scaly ilk. Called the LAIR (Living Amphibian, Invertebrates, and Reptiles), it will feature six exhibits that will house over 60 species, including snakes, poison dart frogs, giant horned lizards and banded iguanas. more › See original here: L.A. Zoo Opening New Reptile House

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Pencil This In: ‘Slake’ After Dark, Weegee’s Photography, Farming Panel and Art Walk Related Events

February 9, 2012
Pencil This In: ‘Slake’ After Dark, Weegee’s Photography, Farming Panel and Art Walk Related Events

here’s too much good stuff happening tonight in LA. First, there’s a reading with Luke Davies at Atwater Crossing; a lecture on Weegee’s photography at MOCA, a gardening panel at the Santa Monica Public Library; and there’s always Downtown LA’s art walk and related events. Read on for all the details. more › Read the original: Pencil This In: ‘Slake’ After Dark, Weegee’s Photography, Farming Panel and Art Walk Related Events

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Children’s Library Closed Feb. 4-6

February 3, 2012

Due to renovations , the Children’s Library section of the Beverly Hills Public Library will be closed from Feb. 4-6 as children’s material is relocated to the facility’s second floor/auditorium wing. New features to the Children’s Library will include: Larger space with separate areas for younger and older children Designated “noisy” and “quiet” areas Enhanced technology and wireless capabilities Multifunctional children’s theater Two study rooms Safe bathrooms located near the Children’s Desk and offices A family restroom Other library services will not be affected during the closure. The Children’s Library will reopen Tuesday, Feb. 7. For more information about this project, visit the library’s website here .  Be sure to follow  Beverly Hills  Patch on  Twitter  and “Like” us on  Facebook . View post: Children’s Library Closed Feb. 4-6

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Jet Airways Declared As The Best Airline In Chentral/South Asia And India

December 11, 2011

Mumbai,Jet Airways, India ‘s premier international airline, has been adjudged the ‘Best Airline in Central/South Asia and India” at the 8th annual Global Traveller Reader Survey Travel Awards in Beverly Hills, California. Excerpt from: Jet Airways Declared As The Best Airline In Chentral/South Asia And India

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Week in Review: Vice Mayor Interview, Community Center Bids and Library Renovations

December 11, 2011

The City Council held a meeting and the new school board was installed last week. Read about that and more in the top stories from Dec. 4-10. 1. Don’t miss part one and part two of Patch’s interview with Vice Mayor William Brain. 2. The council rejected all construction bids for a project that will revamp the Roxbury Park Community Center . 3. The new Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education was installed . 4. The council has approved a construction firm’s bid to renovate the Beverly Hills Public Library . 5. The city and the Beverly Hills Police Officers Association have reached an agreement for a new five-year employment contract .  Also, don’t miss the chance to win $100,000 for BHUSD schools. Be sure to follow Beverly Hills Patch on  Twitter  and “Like” us on  Facebook . See the article here: Week in Review: Vice Mayor Interview, Community Center Bids and Library Renovations

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City Hall, Library Opening Late Monday, Oct. 10

October 6, 2011

Due to employee training, City Hall and the Beverly Hills Public Library are opening late on Monday, Oct. 10. City Hall’s hours will be 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The library will be open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Note: The library has extended its Thursday hours, now closing at 8 p.m. rather than 6 p.m.) Beverly Hills Unified School District students get Monday off for Columbus Day, but district employees will be celebrating the federal holiday while attending a Staff Development Day. Meant to mark Christopher Columbus’ arrival to the Americas on Oct. 12, 1492, Columbus Day is celebrated annually in the United States the second Monday in October. Be sure to follow Beverly Hills Patch on  Twitter  and “Like” us on  Facebook . Read the original here: City Hall, Library Opening Late Monday, Oct. 10

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