Pavley environment award goes to Calabasas

After six years of service in the California Assembly, Fran Pavley is stepping down as the representative of the 41st District. But before leaving office next month, Pavley had an important stop to make. After leading the Pledge of Allegiance at last week’s Calabasas City Council meeting, Pavley took the podium to present her final “Sustainable 41” award to the […]

Sorority sponsors boutique

The Conejo Valley Chapter of Phi Alpha Kappa will host its inaugural holiday boutique from 6 to 9 p.m. Tues., Nov. 28. at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The public is welcome, and admission and parking are free. The Spirit of Giving Holiday Boutique will offer items including custom-made jewelry, sterling silver jewelry by Silpada […]

Cooking safely for the holidays

As Americans prepare Thanksgiving meals, it is imperative that they keep safety in mind since cooking fires are more likely to occur on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. The incidence of home cooking fires on Thanksgiving is roughly three times the daily average. Studies conducted by the National Fire Protection Association show cooking fires are the […]

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Bond measure missed the mark

I sympathize with Liz Kramer in her letter saying that the children of Oak Park were let down by OPUSD being the only district in California to see a bond measure go down to defeat. However, I do not agree that the parents and voters of Oak Park should blamed. The fact that a bond could be defeated in a […]

This Two Story Home Boasts Park-like Backyard & Privacy

This contemporary twostory paired home offers a spacious interior of 2,458 square feet and privacy and serenity from its woodsy, park-like rear grounds nestled by the North Ranch Country Club golf course in Westlake Village. The home has three bedrooms, two baths and a powder room. There are wood-paneled and beamed vaulted ceilings in each of its bedrooms, massive stone […]

Environmental award open

The Calabasas Environmental Commission is accepting nominations for the 2006 Carl Gibbs Environmental Excellence Award. The award is a symbol of commitment to California’s environment. It honors individuals, businesses, municipalities, government agencies, organizations and institutions which work to benefit the environment. Also recognized are voluntary activities by companies and organizations, big and small, private and nonprofit, that result in cleaner […]

Winter Arts Festival coming to Pierce College

Patrons can view work, watch demos, buy pottery

Pierce College will present its annual Winter Arts Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sat., Dec. 2 at the college, 6201 Winnetka, Ave., Woodland Hills. Admission is free. Parking will be available in lot 6 and no permit will be needed. Activities will be in the art department quad, art gallery and art rooms. The ceramic department will offer its […]

Kaiser hosts weekly grief support group

Also sponsoring blood drives

Kaiser Permanente hosts a bereavement support group from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays in cafeteria classrooms one and two at Woodland Hills Medical Center, 5601 De Soto Ave., Woodland Hills. The free group is open to the public. Registration is not required. For more information on bereavement groups, call (818) 375-3528. Two blood drives will be held in Woodland Hills […]

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Animal Shelter now hiring

The Agoura Shelter is currently seeking applicants for the position of Animal Shelter Aide. Applicants can come in to the Agoura Animal Shelter and pick up an application. The job description is available on the Animal Control Internet website at www. animalcontrol.lacounty.info. The Agoura Animal Shelter is at 29525 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills.

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