Area leaders recognized

Club has new president

BELLE OF BELLA—Chik Smaldino of Agoura Hills has been named president of Bella Vita Italian social club. She took office on Oct. 21. Other new officers installed include Vice President Sara Paroulo, Secretary Modestine Tardif, Treasurer Dolly Massimini, directors Marietta Gene and Claude Giddings, and past president Fred Piazza as advisor. Bella Vita’s next meeting will be Nov. 18. Call […]

Biking is healthy

OCHS boys’ water polo team bounced from playoffs by Righetti

The warm, crisp Santa Ana winds that whipped through The Valley Tuesday afternoon did little to heat up the Oaks Christian water polo team’s offense, as the Lions were eliminated by the Righetti Warriors at home, 10-4, in the second round of the Division IV playoffs. While missed opportunities around the Righetti goal ultimately doomed the Lions, the loss couldn’t […]

Actor Alec Baldwin to screen ‘Elephant’

In “Cinema’s Legacy,” the Skirball Center and the American Film Institute continue a series of conversations with contemporary filmmakers. Acclaimed guests screen work they credit with inspiring their art and discuss the great films and filmmakers who have influenced their careers. At 7:30 p.m. Fri., Nov. 18, actor Alec Baldwin will screen “Elephant” at the Skirball, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., […]

Private Rear Yard is Great for Entertainin

This darling single-story 3-bedroom and 2-bathroom home is a single family home with 1,700 sq. ft. The entry opens up to a lovely spacious living room with a cozy fireplace and leads to the large eat-in kitchen. The kitchen has direct access into the 2-car garage with a full-sized laundry facility and a sliding glass door to the side yard. […]

Upgraded Cape Cod Beauty With Exquiste Curb Appeal

The “Ovdat Team” is proud to present its newest listing—a family friendly Cape Cod beauty with four bedrooms and two baths. This home offers newer interior designer paint, window treatments, upgraded lighting and smooth ceilings, along with newer ceramic stone style and pergo flooring. The kitchen has a granite style corian counter with a garden window and ceramic tile flooring. […]

Attacks from pit bulls prompt outcry

Two pit bulls reportedly attacked six people near Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas within the last two months. The dogs’ owners have been cited. Resident Lori McGinley said one of the dogs bit her son in the leg, causing him to have recurring nightmares about the attack. “About a month earlier . . . the dogs went running about […]

Video available to assist reading tutors

Raytheon project In America today, almost half of all fourth graders read below the basic level. If children are not confident that they can learn to read by the fourth grade, evidence shows that they are much more likely to drop out of school and be limited to lower-paying jobs throughout their lifetime. In light of these statistics, Hadas-sah, the […]

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