School board’s Iser campaigns on experience

Cindy Iser has served on the Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education for four years, but says she’s just now hitting her stride. Iser is one of two incumbents running for three school board seats. Longtime school board member Judy Jordan did not file for reelection. The election is scheduled for Nov. 8. As the current board vice […]

Farsi materials offered at Calabasas Library

The Calabasas Library now offers books, CDs, videos and DVDs in Farsi. According to a 2000 census study, five percent of the city speaks the official language of Iran, making it the second largest spoken language in Calabasas The library was recently awarded a state grant to purchase 160 Farsi materials. “We previously had a very small collection of Farsi […]

Be a volunteer historian

A national volunteer effort started by a unanimous vote in the U.S. Congress has been collecting the oral histories of America’s wartime veterans. Over the last five years, the Veterans History Project (VHP), which is part of the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, has collected more than 35,000 first-hand recollections. But it’s only a fraction of the […]

Bath and body shop opens

Reflections Lifestyle has opened in the North Ranch Pavilion’s Center. Located at 1125 Lindero Cyn. Rd. Ste. A-11, Reflections features middleto highend bath and body products as well as an array of distinctly different candles, home decor and unusual gifts. Store hours are Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call (818) 707-3485 for information.

Tri-Valley Standings

League Overall OCHS 2-0-0 5-0-0 Fillmore 2-1-0 4-2-0 Bishop Diego 2-1-0 4-2-0 Nordhoff 1-1-0 5-1-0 Carpinteria 1-2-0 4-2-0 Oak Park 0-1-0 2-3-0 Santa Paula 0-2-0 4-2-0

Pepperdine Hispanic Councito stage mariachi concert

Pepperdine University’s Hispanic Council will present its 10th annual Mariachi Concert at 3 p.m. Sun., Oct. 23 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The concert will feature Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, an all-female mariachi ensemble, and master pianist Enrique Chia. Money raised from the sale of concert tickets will be used for the […]

The lesser of two evils

The truth: if the Malibu Valley Inn and Spa is not approved, 81 houses will be built instead. Like it or not, the developer already has county approval to build 81 houses on 440 acres with the right to grade over two million cubic yards of dirt. We all want to preserve oak trees, but the fact is a permit […]

Mark and Janice Musella

Mark and Janice Musella of Paramount Rodeo Realty in Woodland Hills were recently congratulated by president/broker Syd Leibovitch and branch manager Demetra Kalivas for their recent outstanding production of $8.3 million in escrow. With their knowledge of the property market and experience in real estate, the Los Angeles natives and longtime valley residents bring a great wealth of client service […]

Calabasas earns water quality award

For dedication in keeping trash out of storm drains and ultimately the creeks, rivers and ocean, the city of Calabasas and the Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT) received a 2005 Water Quality Award, presented by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board. The Water Quality Award is given each year to public agencies, individuals, businesses and organizations that help protect […]

Carnahan captures state realtor award

Hidden Hills resident Tom Carnahan has earned the 2005 California Distinguished Realtor Award, the highest recognition that a California Association of Realtors (CAR) member can receive. Owner and president of Carnahan and Associates, a real estate corporation in Woodland Hills, Carnahan was presented with the award last month at a CAR convention in San Diego. CAR has about 140,000 members […]