2006-05-11

Neighbors collecting care packages for troops overseas



Some U.S. soldiers overseas receive more care packages than they need from loved ones at home. Some receive nothing at all, not even letters. Calabasas resident Marcy Fried, who is working on Operation Care Package, said a recent collection drive by residents has gathered enough donations to fill 142 boxes of treats for the U.S. troops abroad. The drive at […]

Little helpers concerned about the environment



Swim team will teach disabled youth



The Westlake High School Aquatics Booster Club will sponsor a free swimming and water polo clinic for young people ages 8 to 20 with physical and developmental disabilities from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sun., May 21 at the Westlake pool. Registration will be from 10:30 to 11 a.m., followed by swimming instruction, lunch and water polo skills contests. Clinic […]

Spring recital raises funds for music program



World renowned musicians Andrew Shulman, Roberto Cani and Randall Kerber were featured at Calabasas High School’s Grand Spring Recital. School music boosters sponsored the event held last month at the Calabasas home of Ingrid and Wei Wang. Ingrid Wang is a parent volunteer at the school. Siobhan Loftus, a representative for CHS Music Boosters, said the recital raised $3,000 which […]

Seminar for couples with young children



A seminar on “Emotional Fitness for Couples,” designed for couples with young children, will be presented by Barton Goldsmith, PhD, from 10 a.m. to noon at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Goldsmith, a psychotherapist and relationship expert, writes the syndicated newspaper column “Emotional Fitness” which runs weekly in the Ventura County Star. […]

Calabasas High School jazz band to perform with pros



Swing Into Spring, an Evening of Jazz, will feature Calabasas High School’s AllStar Jazz Band at the Thousand Oaks Performing Arts Center’s Scherr Theater. Organizers depicted the Sat., May 13 performance as a “celebration of the whimsical spring season.” Josh Barroll, the school’s music director and teacher, will direct the 14 to 18-year-old students. “The band gives these young people […]

Take Your Acorn on Vacation



Irma Ramirez



Michael Schaller and Chuck Leko, owners of Century 21 Adobe Realty, welcome Irma Ramirez to Century 21 Adobe Realty, Newbury Park office. Ramirez was born and raised in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. She and her husband Oscar moved to the Conejo Valley in 1993. It was important for Ramirez to get an education and buy a house for her family. She […]

Try paintball



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community services is accepting enrollments for its Spring Teen Paintball Trip. Teens will travel to Paintball USA in Simi Valley from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., May 20. The bus will depart from the Agoura Hills Recreation Center. The price of $65 includes bus transportation, supervision, paint-ball equipment and pizza for lunch. […]

Fracturing a fairy tale




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