February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Las Virgenes compost facility being closed for maintenance

The Rancho Las Virgenes Compost Facility at Lost Hills and Las Virgenes roads in Calabasas will shut down operations for scheduled maintenance that will take several months to complete.  More...

Survey underway

The Las Virgenes- Malibu Council of Governments is conducting a survey to determine the level of disaster preparedness in the community and, in turn, identify potential local area risks.  The data provided will educate residents and help them pl More...

Husband, wife team to discuss ‘silent epidemic’ of self injury

California Lutheran University’s Center for Equality and Justice and Pearson Library will feature “Self-Injury: The Silent Epidemic,” presented by sociologists Patricia and Peter Adler at 7 p.m. More...

Authors to speak at luncheon

The Brandeis National Committee will present the annual book and author luncheon, “Words, Wit and Wisdom,” at 10 a.m. More...

Reagan Library presents the real George Washington

Approximately 100 original objects associated with George Washington—including the only surviving complete set of his famous dentures—will be on display from Feb. More...

Agoura dancer takesflight

GRACEFUL—Agoura High School dancer Olivia Brown performs in the Junior Solo division during the West Coast Elite dance competition at Westlake High School on Feb. 11. More...

Sharing school spirit and pride

ALL FOR ONE—Oak Park High School junior varsity basketball team members surround the participants in the Dress and Shoot halftime competition during the school’s recent Spirit and Pride N More...

Scouts earn their pet badges

GIVING TLC—Girls Scouts from Troop 60135 at St. Jude School take a guided tour of the Westlake Village Animal Hospital and The Barkley Pet Hotel at 31166 Via Colinas in Westlake Village. More...

Jazz nights always popular at Lindero Canyon

NIGHT OF MUSIC—Above, Lindero Canyon Middle School Jazz Band A director Matt McKagan conducts the trombones as they play “Milton Says” by Matt Finders at the Lindero Jazz Night on F More...

Bands needed for St. Patrick’s Day

The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center seeks teen bands to perform at its sixth annual St. Patrick’s Day Rock Show from 7 to 10 p.m. More...

Actor living the dream

The hottest ticket in town is for an event Tues., Feb. 21 through Sun., Feb. More...

Chinese school helps students retain their Asian heritage

Though 7-year-old Aipeng St. More...

Stay-at-home bird watcher takes wing

Critter Tale

A binocular-burdened stranger once told me he pursues his passion for birding worldwide via boat cruises, on motor coach tours or by water-skimming pontoon planes. More...

Calabasas opposes commercialization of parks

The Calabasas City Council rejected an offer by a private company to install and service 25 new dog waste stations in eight local parks.  More...

Empowering girls to live healthy, productive lives

Though she was raised in a middle-class home and provided with all the necessities, Melinda Crown says she felt isolated and insecure because she grew up in an environment devoid of love, guidance and support.  The insecurities led to low self-e More...

Prepare for disaster with CERT training

The Thousand Oaks Community Emergency Response Team program is a coordinated effort between the Ventura County Fire Department and the City of Thousand Oaks.  The next series of classes will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

The music keeps ‘em young

FAVORITE TUNES— Members of the Forever Young Singers— from left, Linda Shackelford of Simi Valley, Margie DiCesare of Newbury Park and Dotty Sandford of Thousand Oaks— perform at th More...

Oak park woman puts crochet skills to use

Big or small, all kind gestures can make a positive difference.  Such is the philosophy of Beverly Ledesma, a retired school office manager who recently started a foundation called “Caps for Cause” to help the less fortunate stay war More...

Honoring those who protect nature

Calabasas gives environmental award

The Calabasas Environmental Commission gave recognition to two people and a club for their commitment to nature and the environment at the annual Carl Gibbs Environmental Excellence Award ceremony on Feb. 9.  More...

FBI crime investigator to speak

The Education Committee of the Regional Art Museum Task Force will feature the founder of the FBI’s Art Crime Team, Robert K. Wittman, at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. More...

At The Library

In celebration of Black History Month, Agoura Hills Library’s Agoura Readers Book Club will feature historical fiction author Geraldine Brooks with her book “March” at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. More...

Cool people go curling

Curling is Cool Day is Thurs., Feb. 23. Celebrate by joining the SoCal Curling Club for a curling open house at 7:15 p.m. Sat., Feb. 25 at the ice rink at 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley.  The open house is for ages 12 and older. More...

Senior Concerns selects new president

Westlake Village resident Andrea Gallagher was selected as the next president of Senior Concerns, a Thousand Oaks-based private, nonprofit organization dedicated to serving seniors in the community and their caregivers and families.  More...

Always look on the bright side of life

Do you feel good about where your life is headed, or would you like to have greater control over it? More...

Casa Pacifica fundraiser presents a night of dancing

Casa Pacifica Angels will hold its 23rd annual Angels Ball at 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 25 at the Sherwood Country Club, 320 W. More...

Conejo Valley CROP walk ready to hit the road

Registration for the 34th annual Conejo Valley CROP Hunger Walk will start at noon Sun., March 4 at California Lutheran University’s Lundring Event Center Sports Complex, 60 W. More...

Students among nation’s best

Seven local high school seniors were nominated by the U.S. Department of Education for the U.S. Presidential Scholarship Award for perfect or near perfect college admission test scores.  More...