Calabasas Civic Center breaks ground Saturday

$31-million complex to be ready in 2008

$41-million complex to be ready in 2008 Ground will be broken this weekend on the long-awaited $41-million Calabasas Civic Center. Mayor Dennis Washburn will serve as master of ceremonies for the event, which will feature a reception, music and activities for children. “This event is a celebration of the completion of the first 10 years of work on the Civic […]

Sign up for classes, lunch at annual University on Wheels

The annual University on Wheels seminar and luncheon will be presented from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fri., Jan. 12 at the Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road, Woodland Hills. The event is sponsored by Brandeis University National Women’s Committee of the Conejo Valley in conjunction with the San Fernando chapter. The morning program will be “The Science of […]

Homework help available

Calabasas Library offers homework help from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning today, Jan. 4 in the library multipurpose room, 23975 Park Sorrento. High school students will be available to help elementary and middle school students with homework and study skills. Call (818) 225-7616 for info.

Young musicians are bold as brass

PIED PIPERS—Members of the Intermediate Band at Meda Creek Middle School take a break after performing in concert at the school on Dec. 20. The school’s beginning, advanaced and jazz bands also performed under the direction of teacher Elena Anatole.

Drivers encounter reality checkpoint

Last month’s 18-day drunk driving crackdown, cleverly dubbed “Avoid the 14,” as in, avoid Ventura County’s 14 different law enforcement agencies, took 287 DUI suspects off our roads and freeways and away from the harm they might have caused friends and loved ones. The operation, which began Dec. 15 and ended New Year’s Day, also netted drug offenders, drivers without […]

Scott Urquhart

Veteran real estate agent Scott Urquhart has joined Prudential California Realty’s Westlake/North Ranch office. Urquhart was born in Los Angeles and raised in Ventura County, where he has been a resident for more than 40 years. He has been a full-time real estate professional and Realtor since 1985 and enjoys it today just as much as he did in his […]

Walk the walk

TREADING LIGHTLY– A duck makes a big flap as it walks along the shores of Westlake Lake last weekend. He must have been flustered by the sign behind him.

Local Masons debut new leaders

Peter Jamieson of Thousand Oaks has been elected and installed as master of Conejo Valley Masonic Lodge No. 807. Jamieson will be installed on Jan. 6 by David Doan, past grand master of Free and Accepted Masons of the state of California. This 46th annual installation will be conducted at the Conejo Valley Masonic Lodge, 2786 Crescent Way in Thousand […]

New group to advise school district

Oak Park residents are invited to attend a meeting regarding the school district’s future at 7:30 p.m. on Thurs., Jan. 11 at the Mae Boyar Park after-school club building, 130 Kanan Road. Meeting organizers want to form a grassroots group to help advise school district officials understand why the H6 school facilities bond measure did not pass in last November’s […]

Conejo Players come alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

Conejo Players Theatre will present “The Sound of Music” Thursdays through Sundays, Jan. 19 to Feb. 17. Thursday through Saturday shows will be at 8 p.m., with 2 matinees on Sunday. “The Sound of Music,” by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse with music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, opened on Broadway in November 1959. Based on […]

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