2006-08-24

The Big Question



Why are you going to college? In the frenzy to get into a competitive school, students often forget to stop and ask themselves what they want from a college education. In many families, there is no question that going to college is what you do after high school. But even when you know you’re headed to a four-year institution, there […]

Bob Pearson and Erin Pohl



Erin Pohl and Bob Pearson, consistent top producing directors of estates with Coldwell Banker Previews International in its Westlake Village Promenade office, were congratulated by Coldwell Banker Manager Frances Lewis for posting in excess of $9.5 million in listings and sales transactions during a recent 30day period. Specialists in luxury real estate throughout the Conejo Valley and East Ventura County, […]

Safeway to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association



Safeway Inc. recently announced the launch of a fiveweek fundraising campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Through Labor Day, more than 1,500 Safeway and Safeway-owned stores across the U. S. have set a goal to raise $3.6 million through various fundraising efforts. Safeway is a long-time supporter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and over the years has raised […]

Las Virgenes schools contact information



            DistrictOffice     Switchboard: (818) 880-4000             Administration     Dr. Sandra Smyser, Superinten- dent: (818) 878-5225     Dr. Donald Zimring, Deputy Superintendent: 878-5203     Joseph Nardo, Assistant Super- intendent-Education: 878-5218     Dr. Dan Stepenosky, Assistant Superintendent-Personnel: 878- 5212     Ann Eklund, Director, El- ementary Education: 878-5219     Jim Nielsen, Director, Second- ary Education: 878-5220     Mary Schillinger, Director, Pu- pil Services: 878-5216

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Agoura Hills Jewelry worth $900 was stolen from the bedroom closet of a home on Terrace Lane on Aug. 19. Two hubcaps valued at $150 were stolen from a vehicle parked in a carport on Country Glen Road. The incident occurred Aug. 12. A thief stole two laptop computers valued at $3,600 rom an office on Agoura Road between Aug. […]

Rubicon features Irish playwrights



Rubicon Theatre Company is presenting two award-winning plays by modern Irish playwrights performing in rotation. “Belfast Blues” is written and performed by Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle and Ovation Award-winner Geraldine Hughes and directed by Carol Kane. “The Good Thief,” written by Conor McPherson and directed by Judy Hegarty-Lovett of the Garet St. Lazare Players in Paris, stars Irish actor […]

School’s back, and so are all the expenses



It’s Aug. 24. Do you know where your summer went? In another week, kids will be back at school, days will be getting shorter and traffic will snarl at every campus. The end of summer is bittersweet, but also a relief to some parents, especially those with younger children who have been underfoot since June, frequently complaining about boredom. Nobody […]

This Tranquil, Serene Setting Has Lake Access Just A Few Doors Down



This ideal Wood Ranch cul-de-sac location in a tranquil, serene setting has lake access just a few doors down. Features include large entertainer’s yard, large master suite with private viewing balcony, oversized vanity with two sinks, his/hers closet and a large soaking tub. The kitchen has center island, breakfast bar, planning station and walk-in pantry. For more information on this […]

Youth remake trash into useful items



PAPER PROJECT-Chris Schafer, 13, of Agoura is using cardboard from the inside of milk cartons to create environmentally-friendly, sun-baked postcards at the Making Paper workshop at Soka University on Sunday. Participants brought paper-based milk cartons soaked in water for weeks prior to the workshop. Soka University is at 6800 W. Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. For information, call (818) 878-3741.

A red flag day following hole-in-one



HE ACED IT- Westlake Elementary School fifth-grader and avid golfer Charlie Keith, 10, scored a hole-in-one recently on Hole No. 7 at Westlake Golf Course. Charlie sunk his tee shot on the 75-yard-hole with a 7 iron during a Junior Cup golf tournament. Nice going, Charlie.


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