Volcanic geology to be discussed

Eugene Fritsche, a retired professor emeritus from Cal State University Northridge, will discuss "Volcanic Geology of the Santa Monica Mountains" at the Conejo Gem & Mineral Club’s meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., March 10 at Hillcrest Arts Center, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. He will provide an interpretation of how the Conejo Valley’s landforms developed. Slides and maps will […]

Viewpoint School finalist for Bravo Award

Viewpoint School in Calabasas is one of four schools selected as finalists for the 23rd annual Bravo Award. The award, established by the Music Center of Los Angeles County’s Education Division in 1982, recognizes outstanding arts educators. In commenting on the private K-12 school’s selection, headmaster Robert Dworkoski said, "The arts program comprises the departments of visual, music, theater arts […]

Concert slated for St. Max

Concert slated for St. Max Soprano Winter Watson and composer Frederick Mabalot will be the featured artists at the "Songs from the New Age" concert at 8 p.m. Sat., March 5 in the sanctuary at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the parish fund as well as to […]

Bozajian: Tireless Calabasas rep

The true responsibility of a politician is representing the interests of his or her constituents. James Bozajian fulfills every measure of such an elected Calabasas council member. From his initial campaign through this one, he has never spoken demeaning words of any opponent who ran against him, nor of any colleague while sitting during council meetings. James is a tireless […]

SOS supports


Devine, Bozajian Save Open Space/Santa Monica Mountains (SOS) endorses Calabasas City Council members James Bozajian and Lesley Devine for city council. SOS believes that councilmem-bers James Bozajian and Lesley Devine will best uphold the Calabasas General Plan and the North Area Plan. These plans protect against overdevelopment in Calabasas and the Santa Monica Mountains. Unplanned overdevelopment brings more unwanted traffic, […]

Art through manipulation

Is it a painting? It is a photo? Those are just some of the questions that admirers wonder while viewing the work of Terese Pencak Schwartz. The Westlake Village artist’s career is gaining steam after a recent first-place photography win at the Thousand Oaks Annual Juried Show. All works of the German-born artist start out as photographs which she digitally […]

Westlake Hills Elementary hosts fun run

Westlake Hills Elementary School will present its Fun Run on Fri., March 4 on the school campus at 3333 S. Medicine Bow Court, Westlake Village. Grades 4 through 6 will run from 8:40 to 9:05 a.m.; grades 2 to 3 from 10:15 to 10:35 a.m.; and grades K-1 from 11 to 11:15 a.m. The Jogathon/Fun Run is one of the […]

Lawyer to present series on advocacy for special needs kids

PAUSE4kids will host a Special Education Advocacy Series in April. The course is intended for attorneys, parents, therapists, teachers, advocates and anyone who wants to help a child with special needs. Presenter for the series will be Rene Folse, JD, PhD, an attorney and licensed psychologist. Her presentation is approved for continuing education credits for attorneys. The series will be […]

Support one of city’s founders

When considering the candidates for Calabasas City Council, keep in mind Lesley Devine, one of our city’s founders. She has been dedicated to Calabasas from the beginning and has earned her toughness through years of wrangling with developers and business owners to keep the "small town" feel of Calabasas. She has been successful in many of her attempts to preserve […]

Maurer gets people to work together

Maurer gets people to work together We have known Mary Sue Maurer and her family since they moved to our neighborhood a decade ago. We have watched her progress from a busy mom of three little boys to a popular community activist. And we can personally attest to her success in getting people to work together for a common cause. […]