2006-04-27

Assistant superintendent leaves Las Virgenes



Dr. Stephen Hanke, assistant superintendent of personnel for the Las Virgenes Unified School District, has accepted the position of superintendent for the Dublin Unified School District. Located about 40 miles from San Francisco, the city of Dublin shares the tri-valley school district with the cities of Pleasanton and Livermore. The district includes five elementary schools, two middle schools, a comprehensive […]

Saving the Earth, one sack at a time



The man behind the mask

Westlake catcher Stephen Notaro is in total control of the Warrior pitching staff

Westlake catcher Stephen Notaro isn’t the player he once was. During his first two seasons on the Warrior varsity, Notaro was primarily a defensive specialist. While his strong arm and knack for handling a pitching staff kept him in the starting lineup, Notaro’s lackluster offensive skills had him buried in the WHS batting order. The 6-foot, 180-pound catcher hit just […]

Wine tasting to support scholarships



The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee will host its third annual wine tasting event from 6 to 8 p.m. Sat., April 29 at a private Lynn Ranch estate in Thousand Oaks. The event will help the Education Committee raise funds to award six $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the Regional Occupational Program of […]

The final word on youth basketball controversy



I need to set the record straight regarding the recent articles and letters involving the AYBA. I have the registration of the player mentioned. The coach of the team lost two players before the season started and the player mentioned came in after two games, not halfway through the season. Another parent paid her registration because their daughter dropped out […]

Home With Views



This 5-bedroom, 2.5bath house with views has lots of oak, cement RV pad, family room with fireplace and wet bar. It’s in a clean, move in condition and backs to neighborhood park. For more information on this property listed at $849,900, call at (818) 991-9191.

Las Virgenes schools contact information



District Office Switchboard: (818) 880-4000 Administration Dr. Sandra Smyser, Superintendent: (818) 878-5225 Dr. Donald Zimring, Deputy Superintendent: 878-5203 Joseph Nardo, Assistant Superintendent-Education: 878-5218 Dr. Stephen Hanke, Assistant Superintendent Personnel: 8785212 Ann Eklund, Director, Elementary Education: 878-5219 Jim Nielsen, Director, Secondary Education: 878-5220 Mary Schillinger, Director, Pupil Services: 878-5216

Tour the Conejo Valley on two wheels



The Conejo Valley Cyclists will present their 22nd annual “Cruisin’ the Conejo” fun and fitness bicycle ride on Sat., May 13. Each year, the ride raises funds for the club to donate to local charities. This year, in partnership with Giant Bicycles, proceeds from the ride will help provide free bicycles for the Conejo Valley Unified School District to use […]

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Word began to spread on sports websites last Friday morning, and by early Saturday, it was headline news across the country. Later in the weekend, the story was listed as the most sent news item on ESPN.com. Oaks Christian quarterback Jimmy Clausen had made his decision: the signal-caller is heading to Notre Dame following the conclusion of his senior season. […]

Free classical music concer



The Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra, under the direction of conductor Bill Benson and music therapist Tomiko Hamada Taylor, will present the fifth annual “First Classic Concert” for children and their parents at 2 p.m. Sun., April 30 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Wa t e r g a t e Road, Westlake Village. The 45-minute concert is designed for children […]


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