Chabad Sukkah Mobile to tour

To help celebrate the holiday of Sukkot and spread its meaning and its message, Chabad will construct a Sukkah Mobile that will tour the community. The mobile will have a Sukkah (hut) built on the back of a flatbed and will offer visitors the opportunity to recite the blessings on the Lulav and Esrog. The Mobile will visit all shopping […]

City council challenger speaks from both sides of his mouth

City council challenger speaks from both sides of his mouth As a homeowner and proud inhabitant of this fair city, I take a great interest in what happens herein, especially the words and actions of those running it. Elections for city council are coming up, so interest heightens and letters in your newspaper become more important. The latest one by […]

Another forum next Thursday

A forum for Agoura Hills City Council candidates is planned for 7:30 p.m., Thurs., Oct. 11 at Sumac Elementary School, Agoura Hills. The event is sponsored by the Fountainwood Homeowners’ Association (HOA), in conjunction with the League of Women Voters of Los Angeles. All of the candidates are scheduled to be present and will discuss and debate city issues. Questions […]

Bay Laurel raises funds

Bay Laurel Elementary School, a school of 600 students, grades kindergarten through 5th grade, in Calabasas, has collected more than $10,000 for the American Red Cross to help the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The children, parents and staff began their campaign of compassion on Sept. 12. Third grade teacher Audra Duda reported that donations came from piggy […]

Writing is on the wall

Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class that will teach participants the skills required to use the "Copperplate Script" technique, the handwriting of the 17th and 18th centuries frequently seen on historic documents of that time. Instructor Shirley Frankel is a master of calligraphy with more than 16 years of experience. "Calligraphy—Copperplate Script" is offered from 7 to […]

Kids learn how to get ‘respect’

TEACHING THROUGH FUN–Westlake Elementary School principal Carol Philips, left, puts on a costume and lip-synchs to Aretha Franklin’s classic "Respect" during a recent Student of the Month assembly. But before various honors were handed out, students paid their respects by reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Leading the way is first grader Connor Harley, who’s depicted above right.

Theatrical project set for U of Judaism

Theatrical project set for U of Judaism "Zones," a new theatrical project that explores religious expression and the ties that bind a community, will premiere at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 11 in rooms 109 and 111 at the University of Judaism, 15600 Mulholland Drive, Bel Air. The event will kick off a three and a half year program with Cornerstone Theater […]

Superintendent reacted quickly with useful letter

On Sept. 11 my daughter came home from Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills with an informative and comforting letter from John F. Fitzpatrick (district superintendent of LVUSD). His letter detailed very effective suggestions for parents on ways to handle the tragedy that occurred earlier that day in a positive and healing manner. It also gave reassurance for that […]

Agoura Hills moves into new city hall

Agoura Hills moves into new city hall Agoura Hills city officials moved into their new home this week. The city’s 25 staff members packed up their computers, office supplies and coffee mugs and moved across the street to the new 30,000 square-foot civic center and library off Agoura Road at 30001 Ladyface Court. The 13,000 square-foot government building includes a […]

Volunteering A Passion for Sharing

Volunteering A Passion for Sharing By Kathy Gilbert During the last several weeks since the New York tragedy, many of you have made comments and asked questions: "What can I do?" "How can I help?" or maybe, " I want to do something that will help others." You’ve sent money to various organizations to help victims. You’ve said prayers. You’ve […]

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