2006-11-09

Boarding school



NEW AGOURA HIGH SURF TEAM–While the rest of the country wards off winter’s chill, this group of students from Agoura High School finds the November weather in Malibu perfect for surfing. The boys and girls recently started a school surf club and took advantage of the Southern California sunshine to practice for an Interscholastic Surf Federation competition this weekend. Pictured […]

Finalists announced for Fernando award



The annual Fernando Award Dinner, scheduled for tomorrow, Nov. 10, will honor the five 2006 finalists for the Fernando Award, the highest award for volunteerism in the San Fernando Valley. The award finalists’ dinner will be at the Warner Center Marriott, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills. A reception is at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:30. The cost is […]

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THURS., NOV. 9 The Joke’s On Us Agoura High School Comedy Sportz improv team presents family friendly comedy based on audience suggestions, G Building theater, 28545 W. Driver Ave. Junior varsity 6 p.m., varsity 7 p.m. $5, $3 with ASB card. Pizza, refreshments available. (818) 879-6542. Rockhounds Conejo Gem & Mineral Club meets 7:30 p.m., Hillcrest Arts Center, 403 W. […]

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Agoura High Surf Club competes in the Interscholastic Surfing Federation for the first time

While many classmates caught up on sleep early Saturday morning, the Agoura High Surf Club was busy at the beach. By 8 a.m., nearly a dozen Agoura surfers had entered the foggy coastal waters at Zuma Beach. Their purpose was to prepare for this Saturday’s Interscholastic Surfing Federation (ISF) contest in front of Tower 7 on the same stretch of […]

Veterans’ tribute to honor locals



Families are invited to a free community Veterans Day Tribute to the Armed Forces men and women of valor, “Lest We Forget,” at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., Nov. 10 at 7045 Farralone, Canoga Park. More than 50 honorees from Agoura Hills, Calabasas, West Hills, Woodland Hills, Thousand Oaks, Chatsworth, Reseda and Tarzana will be honored at the event. Invited speakers […]

Local teachers need our help



After reading the article “Las Virgenes teacher talks break down,” I feel frustrated with a sense of real community disappointment. As residents of the Las Virgenes School District for 18 years and counting, we have always felt a sense of pride being in one of the finest school districts in the country. Yet my husband and I have donated school […]

Kristi Sindt



Kristi Sindt of Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/Westlake Village office won the award for Top Producer for August 2006. Sindt has built a strong clientele based primarily on referrals and feels that repeat business is her lifeline for success. An international championship rider, Sindt donates her time to the equestrian community to coach and train children to help them achieve […]

Residents clash with city over ‘village’



Opponents are stepping up their fight against the Agoura Village Specific Plan, a long-range document that sets the stage for the development of an eclectic, mixeduse town center south of the 101 Freeway in Agoura Hills. Opponents believe the plan violates the city’s General Plan in several ways, posing safety, traffic and environmental problems. A community meeting was held Oct. […]

Civic Arts Plaza displays Klever art



BACK IN THE USSR-Calabasas resident Dianne Gubin studies a painting by Russian artist Klever, now a Thousand Oaks resident, during opening night of Klever’s art exhibit at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on Sunday. Klever’s work, which represents his “non-conformist” artistic vision during Soviet repression, will be on display through Jan. 5.

Business community applauds local schools



California’s business community has selected several local schools for its 2006 Honor Roll. Among the recipients are Oak Park, Agoura and Calabasas high schools, as well as Chaparral, Round Meadow, White Oak and Willow elementary schools. The award is presented annually by the California Business for Education Excellence Foundation and Just for the Kids-California, a test score data provider. The […]


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