Week in Review: School Board Fights Measure J, BHUSD Consultant Heads to Inglewood

Also, Councilman Barry Brucker announced he will not seek re-election.

The Beverly Hills Unified School District Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution against Measure J, the same week that one of BHUSD's senior consultants announced she is leaving the district. Read about that and more in the top stories from Oct. 7-13.

1. The Beverly Hills Physicians group on Wilshire Boulevard is collecting gently used bras in honor of breast cancer and domestic violence awareness.

2. Actor Bryan Cranston and a Beverly Hills High School senior fighting lymphoma were among those who attended a UCLA event celebrating cancer survivors.

3. After 16 years as an elected official, Councilman Barry Brucker is leaving public office to focus on his family and business.

4. The school board voted 5-0 to approve a resolution opposing Measure J, the November ballot initiative aiming to accelerate transit projects such as the Westside Subway Extension.

5. BHUSD consultant La Tanya Kirk-Carter is leaving her post to join the Inglewood Unified School District, which has been taken over by the state to save it from bankruptcy.

Also, don't miss part one of Patch's two-part interview with Bill Bloomfield, Independent candidate for the new 33rd Congressional District.

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