2004-02-19

Young people learn the joy of folk dancing



Special aircraft highlighted at WWII Aviation Museum



The Commemorative Air Force, Southern California Wing World War II Aviation Museum at Camarillo Airport will present a "Featured Aircraft Day" event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Feb. 21 at 455 Aviation Drive, Camarillo. The aircraft to be featured will be the 1945 Supermarine Spitfire on loan to the museum from David Price. There will be special handouts […]

Triunfo YMCA office moving as of March 1



The Triunfo YMCA office will soon be relocating to its new quarters. Effective Mon., March 1, it will be located in the Westlake Village Centrum Building, 31225 La Baya Drive, Ste. 115, Westlake Village. They will retain their original telephone number of (818) 706-0993 and have added a new number, (818) 707-9622.

Survey finds workloads rising for information technology pros



Don’t be surprised to see your company’s technical support staff carrying industrial-sized coffee mugs. In a recent survey, 55 percent of chief information officers (CIOs) said the number of projects in their information technology (IT) department has increased in the past 12 months. New initiatives are contributing the most to the rising workloads, according to 46 percent of executives. The […]

WHS Freshmen unbeaten



The Westlake High School frosh soccer team beat Moorpark High 7-0 to go 10-0-1 in Marmonte League play. Westlake has scored 39 league goals and only given up five. Goalie David MacMillan had his eighth league shutout. Goals were scored by Dru Brooks, Kyle Burke, Carlos Melgar, Ulisses Gerardo and Raul Avalos, who scored three goals.

Program to celebrate world music



‘World City’ will feature L.A.’s rich cultural traditions The Music Center Education Division has launched the inaugural season of "World City," a new performance series celebrating Los Angeles’ rich cultural traditions. Presented free of charge, the programs are at 1 and 2 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 21, March 20, April 24, May 15 and June 5 at the W.M. Keck Foundation […]

Gated communities draw pros and cons

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Although gates and guardhouses are perceived as a benefit mainly for the rich, more than 30 percent of all new homes in suburban America are being built as gated communities, recent research shows. More residents live in gated communities in the Western United States than in any other part of the country, according to the American Housing Survey. Joan Young […]

Showbusiness icon Van Dyke promotes choral program

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For more than 50 years, audiences have been drawn to Dick Van Dyke for his song and dance, clowning style and pantomime technique. He is well regarded as a dramatic actor, author and illustrator. But it’s hard to convince Van Dyke, 78, that he’s a triple threat. "Singers mainly thought of me as a dancer, dancers think of me as […]

Walk-to-school days now monthly



Calabasas elementary schools will participate in monthly walk-to-school days as a way to reduce traffic before and after school. In October, elementary schools in the city participated for the first time in a national Walk-to-School Day. The streets surrounding the campuses were much less congested than when parents drive kids to school, according to city officials, school staff and others. […]

‘Paradise’ is theme of Chamber recognition gala



The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will host "Polynesian Paradise," their annual celebration and recognition gala at 6:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 27 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The event will recognize individuals and businesses "that dedicate their time and effort to making our community a better place to live and work," according […]


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