Yes you read that correctly. There is absolutely FREE PARKING available in Beverly Hills. Many lots all around the city that offer free parking for either the 1st hour or for the first 2 hours. That is more than enough time to shop, grab a bite to eat or have a meeting.
This map outlines the various parking options and where these lots are.
This INFO SHEET outlines the lots and pricing.
You can also check out this INTERACTIVE MAP.