Water board selects Lee Renger for vacancy

Will fill seat held by Vern Padgett

Lee Renger was appointed to the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) board of directors Tuesday, filling the vacancy left by Vernon Padgett’s abrupt resignation last month. The term expires in January 2007. Renger was one of four candidates who expressed interest in serving the remainder of the Padgett term. Other applicants included Michael Harrison, Jack Solomon and John Mueller. […]

Academy to start soon

Conejo Jewish Academy will be starting its fall semester on Tues., Nov. 8. Located in Agoura Hills, the Academy is in its 10th year of providing adult education classes and courses to the community on a wide variety of Judaic subjects. The Academy offers courses, study groups, lectures, workshops, seminars and a host of special events and religious activities. Conejo […]

Elks sponsor essay contest

Thousand Oaks Elks Lodge No. 2477 Americanism Committee will be judging entries for the 2006 essay contest for students in Conejo Valley. Sponsored by the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the U.S.A., the contest is open to all students in public, private or home school in grades 5 through 8. This year’s theme is “What I Feel When […]

Middle East expert to speak

Jerusalem-based journalist and author David P. Dolan will be speaking at the Agoura Hills Beth Emunah Messianic Synagogue on Sat., Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. concerning strife in the Middle East. Dolan has lived in Israel since 1980 and was news director for a radio station in war-torn southern Lebanon in 1982. In 1984 he reported from Jerusalem for the […]

Good neighbor

It is with great pleasure that I heartily endorse Harry Schwarz for Agoura Hills City Council. My family and I have had the pleasure of being Harry’s neighbor for the past 11 years. We met Harry, his wife, Gloria, and their three children when they first welcomed us to the neighborhood and it was at that point that we began […]

Homecoming royalty

‘It was a dark and stormy night . . .’

Witches, skeletons and ghosts reside in the nooks and crannies of the Krovetz house throughout the year, not just Halloween. That’s because the Calabasas family has so much Halloween décor there’s no room to store it all. Trick-or-treaters beware! The scary home at 22737 Carsamba Drive off Paul Revere Drive is sure to spike your skin and make you scream. […]

Local school to help UNICEF

On Mon., Oct. 31, Chaparral Elementary School students will participate in a charitable form of trick-or-treating as they collect spare change for UNICEF. All donations the students collect in special orange UNICEF boxes will be donated to the organization whose mission is to save and improve the lives of children worldwide. Last year students raised nearly $1,500 for UNICEF. Students […]

Westlake girls’ golf team captures Marmonte League Tournament title

At the beginning of the girls’ golf season, Westlake’s Brittney Ondrejko wasn’t playing up to her own expectations. She had been involved in a car accident on Labor Day while visiting San Diego to play in a pre-tournament practice round. The accident left her car totaled and forced Ondrejko to spend a night in the hospital because of a concussion. […]

Workshop on making miracles

The Calabasas Center of Dynamic Living will offer a “Shortcut to a Miracle Workshop” from 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., Oct. 30 at Country Inn & Suites, 23627 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. “Through an exploration of how discoveries in quantum physics relate to human consciousness, and dozens of real-life stories, Elizabeth Rann Arrott, co-author of ‘Shortcut to a Miracle,’ will show […]

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