2005-05-26

Federation opposes Malibu Inn and Spa



The delegates to the Las Virgenes Homeowner’s Federation are united in our opposition to the proposed development of the Malibu Valley Inn and Spa as described in its draft environenmental impact report because of its incompatibility with the Santa Monica Mountains North Area Plan (NAP). The report describes a large commercial development within a rural residential area near parkland that […]

New debutantes introduced by National Charity League



The Conejo Valley Chapter of the National Charity League (NCL) introduced its 2005 debutantes as part of its annual new member and debutante announcement tea on Sun., May 22 at Sherwood Country Club. The tea recognized the debutantes and the senior ticktockers who have contributed more than 7,000 collective hours during their six-year membership in NCL. Incoming ticktockers and their […]

End-of-life issues explored



Temple Aliyah will present a seies on “Having Your Say: Making Difficult Decisions About the End of Life” at 7:45 p.m. Thursdays, May 26 and June 2, at 6025 Valley Circle Blvd., Woodland Hills. On May 26, Dr. Noachim Marcos, will discuss end-of-life terminology and ethical dilemmas. On une 2, Rabbi Jan Offel will discuss personal ethical wills. For informaion, […]

Choosing a Small College



One of the most important considerations in choosing a college is size. A small college of 2,000 students provides a completely different experience than a large university of 20,000 It’s like living in a small town versus a large city. People say hello when they see you. When I visited Muhlenberg College, known for a strong sense of community, I […]

Friendship touches heart



Much ado about Heschel



Back in the 1970s, before Agoura Hills even became a city, local officials fought long and hard to keep the pristine hills just east of Old Agoura free from development. Believe it or not there was a prison that was going to be built in the area, and later, plans for a large housing development known as Jordan Ranch. Time […]

Love run benefit open for registration

Event will help fund Meals on Wheels

Registration is open for the Senior Concerns 12th annual Love Run to benefit Meals on Wheels on Sun., June 5 in the parking lot next to the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The 5K run and 5K walk, both timed, will start at 8 a.m. The timed 10K run will start at 9:15 a.m., followed by […]

Learn early California history



Discovery programs for yearround students, summer camp groups, senior organizations and families will be offered throughout the spring and summer at the Reyes Adobe Historical Site, Agoura Hills. The one-acre interpretive center features tours of the 1850 Reyes family adobe home and offers hands-on activities to learn about rancho life. Adobe brick-making, stream washing, grinding corn and roping are some […]

Calabasas student accepted in theater program



Scott Emmer, a Calabasas High School senior, has been admitted to the USC School of Theatre. More than 1,000 students auditioned for 150 available spots. Scott has participated in several CHS theatre productions. He also co-wrote a screenplay with theatre teacher Fletcher Reel and other CHS students which is currently under consideration for a movie.

Teens invited on D.C. trip

High school conference teaches acceptance

High school juniors (current sophomores) who are interested in fostering understanding among diverse groups are invited to participate in the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Grosfeld Family National Youth Leadership Mission to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. from Sun., Nov. 13 through Wed., Nov. 16. The mission is offered at no cost to participants and includes airfare, hotel, all […]


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