2006-05-04

Viewpoint senior honored



Erin Mann of Agoura Hills, a senior at Viewpoint School in Calabasas, recently earned a Certificate of Excellence from the 2006 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. The award recognized her volunteer service (367 hours during the last several years) as being among the top 10 percent of all applicants for the award in the state. Based on these hours, Erin […]

Musical, picnic for Methodists



“The Rock Slinger and His Greatest Hit,” a musical written by Tom S. Long and Allen Pote, will be presented in the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services Sun., May 7 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The Melody Makers choir of thirdto sixth-graders will sing and act this version of the David […]

Viewpoint students sing Sondheim



Democrats will discuss Bobby Kennedy’s book



Dr. Jose Marichal, assistant professor of political science at California Lutheran University, will discuss Robert Kennedy’s book, “To Seek a Better World,” at the Conejo Democrats luncheon at 12:30 p.m., Tues., May 16 at Rustico restaurant, 1125 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The cost is $16.50 per person, tax and tip inclusive. Reservations are required by e-mailing virginialr@yahoo.com.

Males have a different take on leadership



Do men manage corporations differently than women? Do they unwittingly prevent women from breaking through the invisible glass ceiling of top level corporate jobs? These questions were explored by women-and men- at the Inamed Academy’s Women’s Leadership Conference, held recently in Sherman Oaks. (Inamed Corp., a Santa Barbara biotech firm, sponsored the event.) While most of the conference’s keynote speakers […]

Breast cancer support group to meet



The Westlake After Breast Cancer Support Group is a peerfacilitated group that provides emotional support and information to those diagnosed with breast cancer. The group will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., May 11 at Commercial Capital Bank, 973 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Guest speaker Dr. Kouros Azat, a board-certified plastic surgeon, will discuss how patients may improve […]

Area seniors accepted to military academies



Eighteen young men and women nominated by U.S. Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties) have been accepted to U.S. military academies. They have until this summer to accept their appointments. Gallegly’s military academy nomination board selected the nominees. Air Force Academy applicants included the following. Oak Park High School, Oak Park: Matthew Alexander, 17. Westlake High School, Westlake […]

Upcoming events at Valley Interfaith



Valley Interfaith Council will host a National Day of Prayer event from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight, Thurs., May 4 at St. Michaels and All Angels Episcopal Church, 3646 Coldwater Canyon Ave., Studio City. According to Nancy Bevins of the council, this year’s theme s “America, Honor God.” The Interfaith Relations Committee of the Valley Interfaith Council will participate in […]

Martial artists to display skills at Civic Arts Plaza



The Ventura County Chapter of Masters and Martial Artists will host the 2006 Martial Arts Super Fest and Stunt Show from 2 to 5 p.m. Sat., May 6 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. in Thousand Oaks. Performances of katas, stunts, weapons, board and brick breaking, as well as comedy and extreme martial art […]

Singles group provides support



The Thousand Oaks Chapter of One Again, Inc. (A New Beginning) meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village, corner of Hampshire Road. This is a singles support and social organization for divorced, widowed or separated men and women. Meetings provide an opportunity for participants to share experiences and meet new friends. For […]