Reyes Adobe beauties crowned

Girls between the ages of 4 and 17 demonstrated poise and personality at the Sept. 30 inau- gural Miss Reyes Adobe Pag- eant in Agoura Hills. “I think it’s a great avenue to uplift girls’ opinions of them- selves and self-confidence,” said Jenilee Harrison, a pageant judge and grand marshal for Reyes Adobe Days. Harrison, an actress best known for […]

Plenty of horn at Oktoberfest

Honored by mayor

Steven Muchnij, president of 11H, a Westlake Village special events production and performance improvement company, received the Glendale mayor’s commendation for overseeing the entertainment, food, audiovisual, and décor during Glendale’s 100th anniversary gala, attended by more than 500 guests. The company provides plan- ning, design and production for performance improvement pro- grams, meetings and events. Cli- ents include corporations and […]

Reach Out to Your Local School District

Las Virgenes Unified District Office Switchboard: (818) 880-4000 Administration Sandra Smyser, superintendent: (818) 878-5225 Donald Zimring, deputy super- intendent: 878-5203 Joseph Nardo, assistant super- intendent-Education: 878-5218 Dan Stepenosky, assistant su- perintendent – Personnel: 878-5212 Ann Eklund, director, Elemen- tary Education: 878-5219 Jim Nielsen, director, Second- ary Education: 878-5220 Mary Schillinger, director, Pu- pil Services: 878-5216

Story staged at Smothers

Theatreworks USA presents the musical “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day,” based on the popular children’s book by Judith Viorst, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sat., Oct. 14 at the Smoth- ers Theatre, Pepperdine Uni- versity, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children and are available by calling […]

Lowe’s pays to play

Lowe’s has set aside $500,000 to make an end run around the Westlake City Council and get Proposition Z passed. This is mind-boggling for our little vil- lage and we should all convey to Lowe’s that we do not want our village to turn into the San Fernando Valley. The advertising is devious, de- ceptive and not true. It is […]

One Block From Westlake Lake

You are invited to come have a look at this tastefully renovated townhome, lo- cated just one block from the Lake in Westlake Vil- lage. The upgraded resi- dence has 3-bedrooms, 2.5- baths, a 2-car garage, and nearly 2,000 sq. ft. of liv- ing space. Downstairs, there’s a spacious living area with an elegant limestone fireplace for cozy evenings. The […]

Local mountain lion population in trouble

Mountain lions are an impor- tant part of the ecology in the wil- derness surrounding local cities, but in recent years the survival of the majestic cat has been chal- lenged by urban encroachment. National Park Service biolo- gists tracking eight local cougars said five of them have died. One factor they blame is the use of rat poisons containing […]

Pumpkin Run on your mark

The Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce is now taking registra- tions for the 28th annual Great Pumpkin Runs and Health Fair. It’s scheduled for Sun., Oct. 29. Starting times are 8 a.m. for the 5K Devilish Dash, 8:50 a.m. for the 10K Goblin’s Gallop and 9 a.m. for the 1 Mile Trick-or-Treat Trot. Registration begins at 7 a.m. […]

Pumpkin festival

Little over two weeks remain be- fore the Calabasas Pumpkin Festival on Sun. Oct. 22. Organizers say there is still time for businesses to support the festival by becoming sponsors. Call Carol Washburn at the Calabasas Chamber of Com- merce office at (818) 222-5680 for more information, and visit www.calabasaspumpkinfestival.com to view this year’s lineup.