2002-04-11

Event is Saturday–



Environmental themes part of T.O. Earth Day Environmentally-themed events for all ages will highlight the city of Thousand Oaks Arbor/Earth Day Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sat., April 13 at the Civic Arts Plaza Park, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Admission and parking are free. Stage entertainment will include Earthcapades environmental theater company, jugglers and bands. Activities will […]

Westlake Village, Woodland Hills Office Team to host a free network forum in April



What’s the best way to plan your career makeover? Networking with other professionals and hiring experts in your field can provide you with the resources you need to reach your goals—which may include finding a new job, enhancing your skill set or creating a better work-life balance. The Westlake Village and Woodland Hills OfficeTeam locations invite administrative staff to join […]

School garden helps feed the hungry



School garden helps feed the hungry Students at Meritor Academy in Westlake Village recently harvested vegetables and sold them at a school "Farmer’s Market" to raise money for Food Share Inc., the regional food bank of Ventura County. The school was awarded a grant by the Hansen Agricultural Center to start up a garden that would be used in the […]

Local Jewish youth celebrate a coming of age with Bar, Bat Mitzvahs



Jason Abraham Rosenkranz, son of Paula and Paul Rosenkranz of Westlake Village, was recently called to the Torah as a Bat Mitzvah of the Center for Early Jewish Education (CEJE). His grandmother, Muriel Rosenkranz, presented him with a tallit, the Jewish prayer shawl. Jason’s younger siblings, Adam and Clare, also participated in the service. He’s a seventh-grader in the honors’ […]

Streets around local school are an accident waiting to happen



Streets around local school are an accident waiting to happen I am a resident of Agoura Hills and happen to also live across Sumac Elementary School, where both of my children attend. We have lived in this house for one and a half years, but have lived in the area for the last 11 years. During the small period of […]

DR. TATOO––Casa Esperanza representative Maritza Varela de Artan, far left, presents a certificate to Westlake Village physician William Fisher for his participation in the organization’s tatoo removal program. At right is Fisher’s wife, Bernie. About fou



DR. TATOO––Casa Esperanza representative Maritza Varela de Artan, far left, presents a certificate to Westlake Village physician William Fisher for his participation in the organization’s tatoo removal program. At right is Fisher’s wife, Bernie. About four times a year the Fishers donate time and equipment to help remove unwanted tatoos for former gang members. The work is part of the […]

Reptiles––linked to salmonella––aren’t recommended as pets



Reptiles––linked to salmonella––aren’t recommended as pets A recent study found the family pet can directly affect children’s health. As a result, The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has officially advised against owning reptiles as pets. "Having a reptile in the home or classroom increases health risks to children," said Dr. Teresa Telecky, director of the wildlife trade program […]

On Saturday, Triunfo YMCA to host summer signups, more



Triunfo YMCA invites parents and children to attend their summer day camp signup and Healthy Kids Day from 9 a.m. to noon this Sat., April 13 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. Camp begins June 17. Sign-up is for summer day camps for ages preschool through eighth grade featuring new specialty camps, caravans and resident camps. Campers […]

Upcoming events at Westlake Church of Religious Science listed



Upcoming events at Westlake Church of Religious Science listed Rev. Sue Rubin conducts "Celebration of Life" services at 10 a.m. every Sunday at Westlake Church of Religious Science, 2649 Townsgate Road, Ste. 500, Westlake Village. Preceding this from 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. is a meditation and healing service. Her theme this month is "The Principles of Prosperity." Pre-school, Junior Church, […]

Sewer rate hike unnecessary



Charges to water customers will soon be increased if the plan of the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District staff and the treasurer to raise sewer rates is implemented. Increased sewer charges, already the biggest item on most water bills, will escalate costs for most water users by, as it were, going through the back door to increase rates. This increase […]


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