2006-11-16

Helicopter rescue performed in Old Agoura



ROUGH RIDE–A helicopter rescue squad prepares to airlift a woman out of Old Agoura following an equestrian accident on Nov. 4. The woman, who’s name was unavailable, reportedly took a bad fall while riding horses with three friends near Chesebro Road. She was transported to a landing pad at Old Agoura Park and taken away immediately for medical treatment.

Candle lighting ceremony coming in December

Families worldwide will celebrate

Held annually on the second Sunday in December, the Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting unites family and friends around the globe as they light candles for one hour to honor and remember children who’ve died at any age from any cause. As candles are lit at 7 p.m. local time on Dec. 10 this year, thousands of people will commemorate […]

Professor to give commencement address



Sarah Ann Wider, PhD, professor of English and Women’s Studies at New York’s Colgate University and the president of the Emerson Society, will give the commencement address for the Soka University of America class of 2006 at 2 p.m. Wed., Dec. 13 at the campus, 26800 W. Mulholland Hwy. Wider, an authority on Ralph Waldo Emerson, has written extensively on […]

New program targets special needs kids



Five local women want to help families with special needs children bond and share the same close relationships that other parents and children do. “It’s much harder for a parent and a special needs child to connect in that way,” said Mindy Newhouse, a licensed and certified speech language pathologist in private practice in Thousand Oaks. Newhouse, a Newbury Park […]

Teachers get second-class treatment



Teacher representatives from all 14 schools within our district stormed out of the last school board meeting. Negotiations for teacher salary and welfare benefits have reached an impasse, so the teacher reps delivered nearly 400 handwritten messages from the certificated employees expressing their deep concern that Las Virgenes teachers are the lowest-paid teachers in the area. The board president, Cindy […]

Kim Gill



Kim Gill won the award for Top Producer for August 2006, from Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks Regional office. An award-winning real estate professional for over a decade, Gill sells Southern California’s finest real estate. She has had a successful career, as is evidenced by her numerous honors and accolades for superior production for the company. Having earned Prudential’s Chairman’s […]

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Kids’ Night Out for children ages 5 to 11 will be 6 to 10 p.m., Fri., Dec. 8 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center. There will be pizza, a movie, a craft and games supervised by recreation leaders. The cost is $20 for one child or $40 for two or more children from the same family. Register by Dec. 7. […]

Students send letters of love



PEN PALS-White Oak Elementary School fifthgrade students, from left, Olivia Delaurentis, Brett Hollander and Jake Johnson, deliver a box of letters from the student body to Navy Petty Officer Second Class Joe Layman. Layman, who is married to White Oak special education teacher Lena Layman, will send the letters to servicemen and women overseas.

Westlake High Choir sings holiday concert



Westlake High School Choir will present its holiday concert, “Santa Unplugged,” at the school theater, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road. Show times are 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thurs. through Sat., Nov. 30 through Dec. 2, with a 1 to 3 p.m. matinee on Sat., Dec. 2. The concert features all of the choral performing groups singing and dancing to kick […]

Flo Klein, friend to Calabasas and beloved member of the community, dies at 93



The city of Calabasas was sad to learn about the death Monday of Florence Klein, a resident who lived here for more than 30 years and a light that shined brightly on the community. ‘Flo’ Klein was 93 when she died at Encino Hospital. “She loved Calabasas and loved the people,” said her daughter, Joyce Rhoads of Los Angeles. “She […]


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