At the forefront of Beverly Hills media and politics for over 20 years, Publisher & CEO Josh Gross launched Beverly Hills Weekly in 1999. The newspaper covers the City of Beverly Hills, the Beverly Hills Unified School District, and the surrounding communities of Beverlywood and Los Angeles. Beverly Hills Weekly is adjudicated as a newspaper of general circulation for the City of Beverly Hills and the County of Los Angeles.
A Beverly Hills native, Josh is a graduate of Beverly Vista School, Beverly Hills High School, UCLA (B.A., History), and Loyola Law School (J.D.) As an attorney, he is admitted to the bar in Washington DC, the US Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the Court of International Trade, and the US Supreme Court.
Josh is frequently in demand as a television and radio commentator, focusing on the subjects of local and state politics, campaigns, entertainment, public education, real estate, and all things Beverly Hills. Past appearances include media outlets such as CNN, KIRN, WUST, USA Today, and many others.
Josh comes from a well-known broadcasting and media family. Josh’s late grandfather Jack O. Gross founded KFMB Channel 8, the first television station in San Diego in 1949, and in 1952, was one of the first owners of the San Diego Padres. Josh’s late uncle Laurence Gross served for many years as the entertainment critic on KNSD, the NBC television affiliate in San Diego.
A strong supporter of public schools, in 2006 Josh was elected president of the Beverly Hills High School Alumni Association, which represents over 20,000 Beverly High graduates living around the world.