2006-09-14

Westlake Village celebrates 25th Anniversary



PARTY TIME-Above, Westlake Village residents, from left, Aryana Shandel, Jenna Haffavnier, Sabrina Isay and Brooke Jones celebrate Westlake Village’s 25th anniversary Sunday. Right, Mike Guzzardo feels patriotic. Westlake Village, once home to Chumash Indians, became part of two sprawling Mexican land grants: Rancho El Conejo and Rancho Las Virgenes. In the 1880s, the Russell family purchased much of the land […]

GOP gals offer empowerment



The Thousand Oaks Republican Women Federated wilpresent “Empowering Woman,” a forum showcasing dynamic women and their stories of success, on Thurs., Sept. 21 aWestlake Village Inn, 32001 Agoura Road, Westlake VillageNetworking will begin a11 a.m., with the luncheon and program at 11:45 a.m. The cost is $33 per personReservations are required and due by Mon., Sept. 18. To make reservations, […]

Free discussion to help parents of children with depression



The Malibu Special Education Foundation is sponsoring a presentation on ways to help children and teens who suffer from depression and/or anxiety. The talk is free, and will take place at 7 p.m. Tues,, Sept. 19 at Juan Cabrillo School in Malibu at 30237 Morningview Drive. The presenter is Susan Stiffelman, MFT. For more information, call (310) 589 7020.

Chabad welcomes all Jews for High Holy Days



Chabad of the Conejo will host High Holiday Services at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel. Some 1,500 adults and children are expected to attend. The hotel’s 8,000-square-foot grand ballroom of the Hyatt will become a large sanctuary during the holidays. The traditional service is blended with contemporary and meaningful insights making the High Holidays a link to the past and […]

Teens can dance in Agoura Hills



The city of Agoura Hills presents the first dance of the new school year, “Loungin’ After Dark!” Fri., Sept. 15 from 8 to 10 p.m. at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center. Teens can enjoy a night of music with “Hart 2 Hart” interactive deejays. The dance is open to teens in grades six through eight. Admission is $9 and students […]

You Can Walk To Shops, Restaurants, Park And Movies



This unique townhome is in a prime location. You can walk to shops, restaurants, park and movies, 3bedroom, 2.5-bathrooms, more than 1,500 square feet, nice large family room, living with fireplace and Pergo floors. The beautiful yard has paver patio, oak tree, grass, lush landscape and more. Attention investors: tenant will sign new lease. For more information on this property […]

Classrooms play the numbers game



There are many new faces in the school hallways of Oak Park. Among them is Jessie Scharfman, a freshman at Oak Park High who lives in West Hills, but could have attended El Camino Real High School near her home. “(El Camino) is such a huge school. I don’t feel she can get a quality education there,”said Lisa Scharfman, Jessie’s […]

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+The city of Agoura Hills’ “Fall 2006 Parks and Recreation Brochure” is now available. For a copy, visit the Recreation Cen er at 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., or the city hall/library at 30001 Ladyface Court. Information also is online at www. i n f o r @ c i . a g o u r a hills.ca.us. +The Department of […]

Student honor roll



+Devin Banerjee, a senior at Calabasas High School, recently returned from a fourweek trip to Darjeeling, India. Banerjee spent three weeks at a Buddhist orphanage and primary school, tutoring children in music, mathematics and conversational English. He also visited the neighboring countries of Sikkim and Bhutan. Banerjee paid his own way and did this as a community service. Last year […]

Cal Lutheran to host best-selling author



California Lutheran University will host Star Parker, a bestselling author, syndicated columnist and social activist, on Mon., Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. in Samuelson Chapel on the campus. Sponsored by the Artists and Speakers Series, Parker’s lecture will focus on her progress from being on welfare to becoming empowered. Parker is the founder and President of CURE, the Coalition on […]


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