Two for the show . . .

Artist’s sales to benefit Cardiac Kids

Art, science and philanthropy will meet on Sun., Oct. 16 when Agoura Hills resident and artist Perry Castellano opens his benefit exhibit of water sculpture, mobile art and abstract representations of nature at the Hidden Chateau and Gardens at 23130 Sherman Way in West Hills. The reception will be from noon to 5 p.m. Castellano will donate 15 percent of […]

Pumpkin Patch takes root in Oak Park

The third annual Pumpkin Patch fundraiser will be presented from dawn to dusk Fri., Oct. 14 through Sun., Oct. 16 at the Oak Park Community Garden on the northwest corner of Sunnycrest and Kanan Road, Oak Park. The fundraiser benefits the Oak Park Gardeners, a nonprofit community group, and will include a pumpkin sale and silent auction. Admission is free. […]

Assistance League donates backpacks

Children in 13 area schools receive supplies

Assistance League of Conejo Valley has provided nearly 1,300 backpacks filled with school supplies to local children in need for the school year. About 40 league members spent more than 80 hours packing and delivering backpacks to 13 schools in the Conejo Valley, Moorpark and Simi Valley. The league is a chapter of National Assistance League, a nonprofit, volunteer organization […]

Agoura water polo players sunk by late Royal goal

After falling behind by three goals during their match against the Royal Highlanders Tuesday afternoon, it took the Agoura boys’ water polo team 17 minutes and 20 seconds to tie things up late in the fourth period. Exactly 11 seconds later, Royal had regained the lead on a goal by Tyler McClure, a score that would seal an 8-7 victory […]

A little magic at Willow

Masry attacked

Louis Masry’s Sept. 29 letter blaming the city council and planning commission for causing a 13-year delay in completing improvements to the Kanan Road interchange is misleading. Masry calculates the “delay” from the General Plan of 1992. But a general plan is a longrange vision to be implemented over a decade. You can’t calculate delays from the first enunyou can […]

Shirley Richards

Shirley Richards of Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Centre has been announced as her office’s top sales agent through August 31 of this year, according to manager Bob Verna. Her closed sales production also gave her the office’s top honors for all of 2004, as well as several previous years. Richards is in ColdwelBanker’s top 100 sales category, the only Westlake […]

Measure E update

Area schools not in such dire straits after all

Measure E, the $98-per-year parcel tax measure passed by voters in March, raised more money for the Las Virgenes Unified School District than anticipated, according to a report from the Measure E Oversight Committee. More than $2.14 million was collected in the first year of the tax, but only about $1.86 million was expected, officials said. Committee member Stuart Selter […]

Oak Park teen gives CDs to kids

If you think the only things today’s teens care about are talking on the telephone or discussing the newest fashions, then meet Danielle Gold, a 13-yearold eighth grader at Medea Creek Middle School. Gold, an Oak Park resident and member of Temple Adat Elohim in Thousand Oaks, devotes much of her free time collecting videos, CDs and cassettes for deserving […]

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