Calabasas works to prevent disaster chaos

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the Calabasas Emergency Response Program (CERP) is redoubling its efforts to prepare for a natural or terrorist disaster. The recent chaos in New Orleans demonstrated the importance of preparing residents to take care of themselves and arming CERP volunteers with the communications network and basic first aid supplies necessary to assist their neighborhoods. City […]

Pumpkin sculpting workshop coming

Hands-on workshop open to public

Pumpkin craftsman Doug Goodreau will present a pumpkin-sculpting workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Sun., Oct., 2 at Soka University of America’s Calabasas campus, 26800 Mulholland Hwy. The hands-on workshop is open to the public. Admission is $37 per person. Please call (818) 8783741 for reservations and information. Attendees should bring their own two to three-inch paring knives, other hand […]

Special ed PTA to meet

The Las Virgenes Special Education PTA will be holding its first meeting of the school year at 7 p.m. Mon., Sept. 26 at the Las Virgenes School District headquarters, 4111 N. Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. For information, call (818) 4290077 or e-mail jfcriddle@aol.com.

St. Max Fall Festival planned

St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church will present its fourth annual Fall Festival during the first weekend in October at the church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. The event will open with a festival kickoff dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 1 and will continue with a Family Fun Festival from 2 to 7 p.m. Sun., Oct. 2. Activities include games, […]

Dancers blossom at festiv

JANN HENDRY/Acorn Newspapers ARTS AT THE LAKES—California Dance Theater members, above, perform at the Thousand Oaks Arts Festival at the Civic Arts Plaza on Sunday. Left, the festival’s honorary chairperson, actress and artist Jane Seymour, takes a breather while exhibiting her own artwork at the festival.

Reader is high on Lowe’s

I know I’m sticking my neck out here with some of my neighbors, but I feel compelled to put in my two cents regarding the proposed Westlake Village Town Center. I happen to be in favor of the project because of two critical factors. One, I believe the Town Center is the least objectionable of our choices. And two, I […]

Just Steps from the Park

Just doors from the park, this 4-bedroom, 2-bath is located in a quiet area. Highlights include upgraded appliances, granite counters, pantry, double pane windows, hardwood floors, replaced roof in 1999, newer A/C and furnace, marble master bath, plus almond, plum, peach and apple trees. For more informationon this property listed at $775,000, call Chuck Lech of Dilbeck Realtors, GMAC Westlake […]

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