April 22, 2024 Your Source for Brentwood News

Author: Jeff Hall


Brentwood Beat: BHA Annual Meeting, Fire Danger and the Homeless

April 18, 2024

April 18, 2024

Brentwood Brentwood Homeowners Association (BHA) held its annual meeting recently at the Brentwood School’s middle school auditorium. Before all the...

Brentwood Beat: OJ Recalled

April 15, 2024

April 15, 2024

[Brentwood Beat Header} Former Brentwood resident OJ Simpson is now gone.  Several have asked me to write something about this. ...

Brentwood Beat: Can LA Learn Anything from Oakland?

March 17, 2024

March 17, 2024

When those of us in LA – especially Brentwood – think of Oakland, the images that come to mind probably...

Brentwood Beat: 12/18/23 Sure, Why Not?

December 19, 2023

December 19, 2023

Hmm.  It’s that time of year — making a list and checking it twice and all that. I have a...

Brentwood Beat: From Brentwood News to OUR NATIONAL CONVERSATION

November 16, 2023

November 16, 2023

Back in 1991, when I started the Brentwood News, I wrote that Brentwood’s new community newspaper would remain politically neutral...

Brentwood Beat: Jackie Raymond, the Lioness of South Brentwood

October 10, 2023

October 10, 2023

Jackie Raymond died recently. In her heyday, Jackie Raymond was involved in anything and everything that moved in Brentwood.  Like...

Brentwood Beat: Greetings From Italy

September 19, 2023

September 19, 2023

My wife and a bunch of her friends turned 70 this year, and they celebrated by renting a villa in...

The High School/Community College “Dual Enrollment” Opportunity

August 17, 2023

August 17, 2023

Great Chance For Students To Learn Beyond High School Classes By Jeff Hall Here on the Westside, we’ve all seen...

Brentwood Beat: Book Review: Zev’s Los Angeles

August 15, 2023

August 15, 2023

 Zev Yaroslavsky discusses his book, Zev’s Los Angeles, From Boyle Heights to the Halls of Power. A Political Memoir, at...

Brentwood Beat: Brentwood Student Behind AI-Driven “Depicto” Game App

July 19, 2023

July 19, 2023

I’m always impressed by all the creativity we have here in Brentwood.  Everyone, it seems, is working on something cool...