2006-06-15

New school overcomes a mountain of obstacles

Yerba Buena still on track despite environmental challenges

Yellow caution tape, exposed pipes, bare concrete floors and wood framing greeted visitors to a “hard hat” tour June 3 at the new Yerba Buena Elementary School site between Agoura Hills and Westlake Village. Yerba Buena’s Parent Faculty Club hosted the tour to inform the community that the long-awaited school is on schedule to open next year. Although approved by […]

CLvFFie nominations due soon



The deadline for CLvFFie award nominations is June 30. That’s when all nomination forms for the Sixth Annual Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation CLvFFie (pronounced “Cliffie”) awards must be received. The award recognizes individuals and organizations that either reside or work in the Conejo and Las Virgenes areas. There are several categories, from the arts, business and education to community service, […]

OCD support group to meet



A support group for those contending with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) will meet from 7 to 8:15 p.m. on Thursdays at Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. There is no fee and all are welcome. The group will be facilitated by a qualified PhD. For more information, call Lynn at (818) 575-2267.

Oak Park Independent School Class of 2006



Anna Acosta, Tristan Bernard, Grant Berry, Kurt Blasman, Jeremy Burgess, Russika Charusanti, Ryan Daniels, Monica Dobrowlski, Juan Escovedo, Chenell Ewell, Julieanne Green, Alex Guerra, Alex Hill, Chris Hughes, Colleen Jordan, Nesreen Lababidi, Jamie Libardi, Rok Lewis, Reid Matamales, Taylor Morley, Andrew Quinn, Michele Salant, Nicole Shaver, Casey Thomas, Celinn Vasquez, Nickolas Viebrock and Gedalia Winchell

Father’s Day is everyday for one local man



Father’s Day is this weekend, so it’s time to honor the person who helped us learn how to ride a bike, tie a tie, or hit a baseball. There are many fathers in the community helping their kids in any way they can. One of them is Mike Petrullo. Petrullo coaches two youth teams, his 5-year-old son’s squad in the […]

‘Oleanna’ opens



Kevin Godley



Kevin Godley of Re/Max Olson & Associates Inc., North Ranch office in Westlake Village, has been commended by broker/ owner Todd C. Olson and President Keith Myers for sales totaling over $2.2 million for April. He also received accolades for achieving “Chairman Circle” status for 2005 placing him in the top 2 percent of Re/Max sales associates worldwide. Kevin specializes […]

Local officials take lead in developing autism center



An autism information center for school districts, parents and groups that assist children with the disorder has found a possible home at UC Davis and state funding may soon be available to launch the project. Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education member Terilyn Finders championed the “autism clearinghouse” idea in response to the dramatic rise in autism, especially […]

Honor a life in golf tourney



The community of Calabasas will gather to celebrate the life of Kyle Patrick Rudow by participating in the third annual Kyle Rudow Memorial Golf Tournament on Mon., June 19. Rudow died in 2003 at the age of 20 in an automobile accident. The varsity athlete at Calabasas High School excelled in all he did.Continuing his education at the University of […]

What you should know about sleep apnea



Little did Jay Sendyk know his tossing and turning every night was caused by a common sleeping disorder called sleep apnea. The Agoura Hills resident had attributed his restless mind to stress. “I didn’t know I even had the symptoms,” Sendyk said. “I never had a true night’s sleep, because I had sleep apnea.” Like Sendyk, most people don’t know […]


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