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briefs cont. from page 6 investigation to make up for any impediments caused by the shutdown," Waxman said in his letter Monday. "The community surrounding Santa Monica Airport has had long-standing concerns about the safety of the airport. They have warned that SMO is an accident waiting to happen, and I have been fighting for safety improvements for many years. The airport is located just feet from many homes, and as I noted in my previous letter, the Santa Monica Airport Commission Chairman believes that if the plane had not struck the hangar, it might have gone over an embankment and crashed into nearby residences." Arrest of armed robbery suspects in southeast area Four suspects were arrested Friday night, facing charges of armed robbery - two adults and two juveniles. The suspects have been identified as Tre Mcghee, 18, of Los Angeles, and Dayquon Johnson, 19, of Los Angeles. Mcghee, Johnson, and a third suspect were arrested about 9:45 p.m. in the Swall Drive and Clark Drive alley south of Wilshire. At about 9:34 p.m., Beverly Hills police received a call regarding an armed robbery that occurred in the area of Whitworth Drive and Wetherly Drive. A wallet and credit cards were taken, according to Beverly Hills spokesperson Lt. Lincoln Hoshino. A fourth suspect was outstanding, and a perimeter search was conducted. Beverly Hills police were assisted in the search by the Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Police Department Air Support, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, UCLA Police Department, Santa Monica Police Department, and Culver City Police Department. At about 2:20 a.m. on Saturday, the remain- ing suspect was located in the 100 block of South Clark Drive, and taken into custody without incident. Give back while holiday shopping Individuals can stock up on holiday gifts while benefiting local Beverly Hil!s schools at a holiday boutique hosted by Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 24 at the Bess P. Maltz Center at 8855 Burton Way in Beverly Hills. The boutique will feature jewelry, women's apparel, Judaica, books and other gifts for children, Georgetown cupcakes, and much more. A portion of the proceeds will go to local schoo,ls. For more information or to volunteer, email Alison@tebh.org. Vendors set up shop outside Greystone Mansion For some early holiday shopping, vendors will set up shop outside of the Greystone Mansion during the "Titans of Business and the Best of Design" Showcase House, from November 9 to 24. The mansion is at 905 Loma Vista Dr. in Beverly Hills. Vendors will sell products such as aged balsamic vinegars, infused oils, leather hand- bags, handcrafted artisan foods and gourmet specialty items, lingerie, hand-sewn pet acces- sories, hats, scarves, gloves, wallets, botanical perfumes, and bath and body care. Visitors can also enjoy fresh, seasonal, locally-sourced snacks and lunch items pre- pared by Jackson Catering & Events from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. For more information, contact Cindy Brynan at (310) 285-6831. --Briefs compiled by Helen Zhao BHHS girls' tennis team loses in semifinals Beverly High lost to Anaheim Canyon, 10-8, i'n a Southern Section Division 2 girls' tennis semifinal Nov. 13 at Beverly High. The Normans entered the final round trail- ing 7-5. Both teams won three sets in the final round to give the Comanches the victory. Beverly Hills had the chance to enter the final round tied, 6-6, but its No. 1 singles player, Martina Bocchi, lost her second-round set, 7-5, after taking a 2-0 lead. The first round ended in a 3-3 tie. Bocchi won her set, 6-0, as did the Normans No. 1 doubles team of Miriam Binman and Charlotte Frank. Beverly Hills No. 2 doubles team of Paula Alexe and Yevgine Zatikian won, 7-5. In the second round, the Normans got a 6-0 victory from its No. 2 singles player, Katarina Stefanovic, and a 6-1 victory from the Alexe-Zatikian doubles team. Bocchi won her third-round match 6-1. Beverly Hills' No.3 singles player, Louta Gorbacheva, won 6-0, and the Binman-Frank doubles team won 6-3. The Normans were seeking their first Michelle Kaye sworn into the Architectural Commission Michelle Kaye was sworn in to the Architectural Commission at Tuesday's City Council meeting. Richard Bloom speaks at Westwide Family Health Center Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) with Westside Family Health Center Board Chair Peter Mackler and Development Coordinator Molly Maher at Westside Family Health Center's Annual Holiday Open House held Monday, November 18th at their clinic in Santa Monica. He spoke about Westside Family Health Center's accomplishments and Covered California enrollment efforts. The center has served low-income men, women, children, and the uninsured population for 39 years. Looking for an ExceUent Contract to Support & Grow Your Business? Now is a Great Time to Partner with Trimac Transportation! - Chemical HauLs - Regional & OTR Runs - Weekly Setttements - Pte of Hiles - Special B2B Pricing - Hinima[ Start Up Cost - Trimac Furnished Equipment (Compressors. btowers, pumps) - Excel.lent Support - Fuel. Incentives - Quarterly Safety Incentives REOUIRED - COL-A - I Year T/T Expece - Tanker & Ha7.mat Endorsement - 200"/or Newer Tractor or Carl) Compliant berth in a Southern Section girls' tennis final since 2008 Canyon lost to San Marino, 11-7, in Friday's final. BHHS boys' cross country team finishes second in league finals Senior Aaron Wolfe finished second in the Ocean League boys' cross country finals Nov. 7, helping Beverly High to a second-place finish and a berth in the Southern Section prelims. Wolfe completed the 3-mile Rancho Park course in 15 minutes, 38 seconds, 23 seconds behind the second-place finisher, Justin Sardo, a Santa Monica senior. Arden Lassalle, another Santa Monica senior, won in 15:11. Wolfe was the only non-Santa Monica runner among the top eight finishers. The Normans finished with 52 points. Santa Monica won with 18. Culver City was third with 95. Beverly Hills fmished third in the girls meet, also qualifying for the Southern Section prelims. Sophomore Leah Wolchin was the Normans' top finisher, finishing ninth in 20:43. Beverly Hills finished with 70 points. Santa Monica won with 17. Culver City was second with 48. --Steven Herbert Page 8 Beverly Hills Weekly