2005-06-02

Citizens to be recognized



The third annual Spirit of Community Awards Celebration will be presented by Amgen and the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Community Foundation from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., June 10 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The event will honor local teachers, firefighters, police officers, and a special community volunteer for dedication and service to local communities. […]

Senior activities now available



Registered members of the Agoura Hills Senior Center are invited to “take a trip to the tropics” via a trip to Sam’s Seafood for an exotic three-course Polynesian meal followed by a “spectacular” Hawaiian show. The trip is scheduled for Fri., June 17. The bus will depart at 5:30 p.m. from the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., […]

Jazz band winner



LOTS OF PLUCK—Charles Derek Beach plays bass for the Agoura High School Jazz “A” Band, which recently competed in the prestigious “Essentially Ellington” high school jazz band competition at New York’s Lincoln Center. Beach, a 17-year-old Agoura High junior, won Outstanding Bass Soloist.

Village Voices to perform



The Village Voices Chorale will present a concert, “Power of Music,” at 8 p.m. Fri. and Sat., June 3 and 4, in the Scherr Forum Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. Directed by Gloria Hilliard and accompanied by Christine DeKlotz, the 60-voice chorale will present a musical journey of classical, Broadway and […]

A Beautiful Home With The Desirable Ile De France Floorplan



Situated in Agoura Hills is this beautiful home with the desirable Ile de France floorplan which allows for private, quiet use as well as family fun. With over 3,000 sq. ft. the home has 4-bedrooms and loft, 3-baths, hardwood entry, recessed lights, garden window, French sliders, stained glass windows and an indoor barbecue. The lovely master suite with sitting room/ […]

Hazardous waste disposal available Sunday



Residents of the county of Los Angeles can safely discard household hazardous waste and e-waste for free from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., June 5 at the Calabasas Landfill, 5300 Lost Hills Road, Agoura. This offer is open to residents of Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Westlake Village, Malibu and Los Angeles. Items that may be discarded include motor […]

Odoriferous flower discovered



Staff at the Soka University of America campus in Calabasas recently discovered an unusual purplish-red spathe and foul-smelling flower that mimics the rare titan arum—a flower that smells like rotting flesh—in the campus’ John and Juliana Gensley Native Garden. The flower, which school staff said was not planted by them, has been identified as the European “Dragon arum” (Dracunculus vulgaris) […]

Student to participate in forum



Stephanie Kupper of Agoura Hills, a sophomore at Agoura High School, will participate in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine from June 19 through 28 in Phoenix, Ariz. She is one of 350 students selected nationally based on academic excellence, leadership potential and interest in medicine.

Upset over personal attack



Save Open Space (SOS) represents hundreds of residents in the region. It is SOS’s official position that the Heschel school site is not a safe site for 750 children. The proposed Heschel site is near the leaking western unlined section of the hazardous Calabasas Landfill.This Landfill has accepted 442,000 tons of toxic liquid wastes (L.A. Times, Nov. 23, 1984). When […]

You Must See This Fabulous View Property



This fabulous view property located in a planned unit development has lovely greenbelts and is only a stroll to Peppertree Park. Features include a family room with full bar and fireplace, large bonus room with bookshelves and a fireplace that can be used as a fourth bedroom, walnut and stone flooring, custom drapes and fresh paint inside and out. A […]