2006-03-02

School bond ups the ante



The bond measure that Las Virgenes Unified School District expects to place on the June ballot is expected to be slightly higher than origionally thought, yet won’t cost tax payers any more money, officials said last week. The bond measure will raise $3 million more than the $125 million that was initially forecast. The cost to voters will remain the […]

New meeting place for Calabasas-Agoura Kiwanis Club



The Kiwanis Club of Calabasas–Agoura meets at a new location, the Sagebrush Cantina at 23527 Calabasas Road Calabasas. The service organization invites prospective members to attend weekly meetings from 12:10 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays. For additional information or reservations, call Marie White, club president, at (818) 597-9668.

Students learn the heart of the matter



Chargers holding pair of aces

Fireballers Stock and Stoffel anchor Agoura

Grip it and rip it? Good luck against Agoura’s co-aces this season. The names Robert Stock and Jason Stoffel should be familiar to most high school baseball connoisseurs in the Conejo Valley—and beyond—because of their ability to consistently hit 90-plus miles per hour on any available radar gun. “They are premier pitchers, not just of Southern California, but I think […]

Music students are key players



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Beneath the Zuma Moon A luminous orb catapulted into open sky above Zuma Ridge as we rounded a bend in the Edison road we were following far below the ridge. It was a nearly full moon and it played hide and seek as we wove our way along, losing its light then being awash in it again, the moon appearing […]

Bonnie Kronfeld



Chuck Leko and Michael Schaller, owners of Century 21 Adobe Realty, recently congratulated Bonnie Kronfeld for being among the top 10 producers in 2005 for their combined offices in Agoura and Newbury Park. Bonnie’s success is due to her ability for finding the perfect home for her clients and negotiating the best price. She gives superior customer service. Bonnie takes […]

Chief Dyer earns No. 2 spot in fire department



Long-time Westlake Village resident Michael Dyer has been promoted to chief deputy, the number two position in the Los Angeles County Fire Department, effective March 7. Dyer will oversee business operations for the department, which include administration, support services, and fire prevention and planning. Dyer began his public safety career more than 27 years ago, serving as an ocean lifeguard […]

Local Eagle Scouts recognized



Five members of Troop 198/ 502 were honored at a Court of Honor in Calabasas last month for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. The group includes David Lee, a senior at Calabasas High School, who, for his Eagle scout project, constructed cubby boxes for an after school program at Lupin Hill Elementary School. Lee wants to become a medical […]

Benefit to help Childrens Hospital



The Centennial Guild is a local support group of Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, comprised of more than 70 volunteers from Malibu, Calabasas and the Conejo Valley. They conduct fundraising activities for the benefit of the hospital’s patients. At 5:30 p.m. on Sat., March 11, the Guild will host its annual fundraiser, “When You Wish Upon a Star” at the […]