2006-09-21

Agoura High grad finds park work a ‘necessity’



America’s national parks bring history to life, but sometimes it’s hard for parents to get their children excited when the subject of history comes up. Agoura Hills resident Sophia Kovanis, an intern with the Student Conservation Association, is an exception. Kovanis recently took part in a three-month internship at the Fort Necessity National Battlefield in western Pennsylvania to develop a […]

Maguire business seminar in Westlake Village



Frank Maguire, an internationally acclaimed public speaker, business guru and author, will present a business seminar from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Fri., Sept. 29 at the Westlake Village Inn. Designed to help individuals bring their business, organization or corporation to the next level, the presentation is called “RealLife Lessons in Productivity, Profitability and Customer Relations.” As a senior vice […]

Tri-Valley Standings



                    League   Overall OCHS             0–0–0       2–0–0 Oak ark         0–0–0       2–0–0 G. Brethren     0-0-0       1-1-0 Nordhoff         0-0-0       1-1-0 Carpinteria       0-0-0       0-2-0 Santa Paula     0-0-0       0-2-0

Love of nature turns into a lifetime passion



Life’s journey has taken Agoura Hills resident and filmmaker Gary Holland to some of the farthest reaches of the globe, yet his work is far from over. The films he has made with Jacques Cousteau and Cousteau’s son, Jean-Michel, have helped ignite worldwide interest in animals and the environment. The knowledge he has brought home to share after more than […]

St. Max prepares for Fall Festival



“Onward and Upward” is the theme for this year’s St. Maximilian Kolbe Fall Festival from 12:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sun., Oct. 1 at the church, 5801 Kanan Road, Westlake Village. The family event will feature live entertainment, a cake walk, bingo, arts and crafts marketplace, and exhibits by the fire department and paramedic units. Children’s activities include games, train […]

Saddened to hear about Millie Andress



My family and I were saddened to hear of the passing of Millie Andress. Millie was a very special person as we were able to see firsthand. We had the pleasure of knowing Millie for only three short years, but that was plenty of time to see what a special person she really was. One of our children was having […]

Easy Hang Wallpapers Take the Fear Factor Out of Installation



Blank walls in need of a makeover almost always beg the question: What color to paint? But before trotting off to the paint store for color strips and tester cans, consider a new alternative: wallpaper. Because one of the oldest home décor products -around since the 1600s has been reinvented. New technology is making wallpapers simpler to hang and remove, […]

Cotillion hosts open house



The Westlake Village Cotillion will begin its 33rd year with an Open House for fourthand fifth-graders on Fri., Sept. 22. Children will enjoy a cotillion lesson without any obligation to enroll. There is no dress code for this event and parents must accompany their children. Cotillion training includes manners, etiquette and social dance. It meets monthly on a Friday evening, […]

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Seniors can learn to protect assets Attorney Alice A. Salvo will present a free seminar for senior citizens on “How to Protect Your Assets from Nursing Home Costs” on Wed., Sept. 27 at the Hilton, 6360 Canoga Ave., Woodland Hills. Two identical sessions will be given from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants can learn […]

Other local football matchups



Hart (1-2) at Westlake (2-0) Outlook: Warrior quarterback Ryan Campbell has done a fine job of spreading the ball around during a pair of early-season victories, as six WHS players have posted two or more receptions so far. While running back Byron Sells handles the majority of the team’s carries, Michael Streck-Woodard, who’s averaging 13.8 yards per attempt, has made […]


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