Experts give tips to job hunters

Job hunters, take note. This is one of the toughest markets in nearly a decade, but recent news indicates that we may be headed for an upward swing in employment. In the search for a job, the interview is often the single most important factor in getting that position you’ve been looking for. It’s all about that first impression. Experts […]

Calabasas resident stands out at UCLA, earns honors

Crystal J. Lee, daughter of Joseph and Kazue Lee of Calabasas, has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS) and will be honored during a campus ceremony this fall at UCLA, where the Calabasas High School graduate is currently a freshman. NSCS recognizes first and second year undergraduate students who excel academically. At UCLA, Lee was named […]

CLU’s Camp Shakespeare is available for kids

This summer, California Lutheran University (CLU) and the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company will offer a series of two-week "theater camp" workshop sessions for beginning students (ages 9 to 14) on the university campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks that are designed to increase self-awareness and the development of group skills through theater training. The workshops will also feature Camp Shakespeare […]

Westlake Elementary is honored by the state

AHS math whiz kids are honored for talents, tutoring

The Agoura High School Math Honors Society (and math tutoring program) have completed another successful year. With the support and encouragement of Principal Larry Misel, the students participated in two math competitions and traveled to UCLA for a math field trip. The officers of the AHS Math Honors Society were Lisa Martin, president; Jeremy Greene and Linnet Zia, vice presidents; […]

Pizazz accepts applications

Students entering grades one through eight in the fall are eligible to apply for "Pizazz 2002," a summer musical arts program. This year’s "Traveling Freedom’s Road" theme will highlight a variety of music about methods of travel and the freedoms Americans enjoy. Sponsored by the music program of United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, the week of musical experiences is […]

Variety Show shows off 300 students

Lupin Hill students learn power of words

Lupin Hill students learn power of words Students in Lynn Shapiro’s fifth grade class at Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas have been busy learning the power of the written word—specifically, the power of their own writing. In an assignment requiring students to write a persuasive letter, some of the young scribes were so effective in letters they directed to […]

School band overcomes big odds

Parents at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills have refused to let Prop. 13 stop them from having a school band. While the Las Virgenes Unified School District considers budget cuts, parents have "picked up the slack" by fundraising throughout the year to supplement their children’s education where the district falls short. Yerba Buena music advocate Laura Leininger approached […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Babe Ruth, Ronald Reagan and I were each born on Feb. 6. It’s rather debatable as to which of us is the more famous, but there’s no doubt that Ruth was the best baseball player. The Babe’s childhood wasn’t a happy one. He would never forget it, and he made every effort to go out of his way throughout his […]