Local celebrates bar mitzvah

Zack Winters was called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah of The Center for Early Jewish Education in Thousand Oaks on Aug. 19 in a service celebrated at the Renaissance Hotel in Agoura Hills. Zack is the son of Marla and Ken Winters of Westlake Village and an eight-grader at Colina Middle School in Thousand Oaks.

Color for Calabasas

The city of Calabasas is hosting an environmentally themed coloring contest open to students in kindergarten through 8th grade titled “How Can You Help the Environment by Recycling?” Students are required to submit hand created drawings in landscape orientation on 8.5-inchby-11-inch paper. Contest submissions are due to the city of Calabasas, Environmental Services Division by Nov. 6, 2006. Thirteen winners […]

Children stage Roaring ’20s musical spoof at theater

Community theater is a magical place that cultivates social, educational and artistic skills, according to William Thompson, a set designer who works behind the scenes at the Conejo Players Theatre in Thousand Oaks. Thompson is one of a dedicated group of volunteers supporting the young talents who will perform in the upcoming musical production “Bugsy Malone Jr.” The tongue-in-cheek tribute […]

Largest One-Story in Woodridge

Largest one-story in prestigious, guard-gated Woodridge has 4 bedrooms plus office/library. It is professionally decorated and upgraded with attention to details. It has travertine flooring, crown mouldings, kitchen with Viking and Subzero. There is built-in cabinetry in the family room, and there is a master bedroom library. It is larger than most flats with pool/spa and BBQ. For more information […]

North Ranch bicyclist dies after being hit by car

Dr. Glenn Garvin, 49, was struck by a car and killed last Saturday while riding his bicycle in the northbound bicycle lane of Westlake Boulevard, north of Cresthaven Drive, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department. Garvin, whose endodontics practice is in Westlake Village, was a North Ranch resident who was active in his community and served as a Thousand […]

Westlake parks to get upgrades

Westlake Village residents will soon begin to see improvements at their local parks. Last week, the City Council approved an agreement with two design consultants to begin work on the four projectsL. Newman Design Group, a Westlake Village landscape design firm, will design the sports field improvements at Russell Ranch Park. MIG Inc., based in Fullerton, will create the plans […]

Agoura’s one-man show can’t beat Highlanders

To beat the Royal boys’ water polo squad Tuesday afternoon, Agoura head coach Dustin Litvak knew he’d need an entire team effort. Unfortunately for the Chargers and their coach, many AHS players failed to make an impact in the pool as Agoura (5-2, 0-1) was defeated at home 11-9 in a highly anticipated Marmonte League matchup. “Nobody stepped up except […]

Church presents free gospel concert

A free country gospel concert featuring award-winning country music artists will be presented by Newbury Park First Christian Church from 7 to 9 p.m. Sat., Sept. 23 at 801 Knollwood Drive, Newbury Park. The event is open to the community. For information, call (805) 498-2129. Many of the artists appearing at the concert have worked with the biggest names in […]

RSVP for Masry awards event

The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Edward L. Masry Awards for Integrity in Community Service to honor civic leaders, sheriffs and teachers from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fri., Oct. 20 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. TV personality Wink Martindale will serve as master of ceremonies. Proceeds from the event […]

Hootenanny coming to Botanicum

The Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum’s annual “Hootenanny” will be Sun., Oct. 8, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The old-fashioned family fair includes children’s theater and the annual “The Woody Show” at 3 p.m., the theater’s annual singalong and tribute to songwriter, folklorist, and labor leader Woody Guthrie. Other activities include Topanga arts and crafts vendors, “Aesop’s Fables” by Creative […]