Carnival celebrates holiday and friendship

What does it take to put on a carnival? Bev Futterman of Oak Park knows firsthand the many details needed to make this kind of large-scale party a success. Every March for nearly a decade, Futterman has chaired an annual Purim Carnival for Temple Beth Haverim in Agoura Hills. The event draws more than 1,000 people, involves more than 150 […]

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THURS., FEB. 22 Roses In Bloom Ventura County Rose Society meets at Cowan Conference center, 550 Airport Way, Camarillo. 7 p.m. Consulting rosarians answer questions. 7:30 p.m., speaker Paul J. Jordan with Jordan, Gilbert & Bain Landscape Architects in Ventura. Topic: “Arts in the Landscape” with slides from private garden estates. Refreshments served. Lending library available. Visitors welcome. Janet Sklar […]

Warriors win one, lose one

BLOWOUT- Westlake point guard Kyle Olandt, left, gets around Downey’s Bryan Lopez during the first round of the CIF-SS Division IAA playoffs last weekend. WHS won the game 60-33. On Tuesday night, Westlake hosted Mater Dei, the top-ranked team in the state. WHS lost 7453, ending the season with a 208 overall record. WHS was second in the Marmonte League.

Couple engaged

WEDDING BELLS- Ann Woodward and Craig Raber plan to marry next summer. Woodward is the daughter of Roger and Margaret Schueller of Thousand Oaks. Raber is an Agoura High School graduate and the son of Steve and Barbara Logue of Agoura Hills. The couple will live in Costa Mesa.

Why were Shea homes built in a Calabasas scenic corridor?

The 48-home Shea Homes development on Las Virgenes a block south of the freeway has become an issue in the Calabasas City Council election and a symbol of the fears we have that Calabasas will become another San Fernando Valley. As chairman of the planning commission at the time we approved this development, I know the limitations we were operating […]

Keeler will protect our open spaces

We all know how heavily congested the traffic in Calabasas has become, especially at our main crossroads between 4 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Try finding a parking space at The Commons on a weekend–forget it. Yet we continue to see more and more residential and commercial buildings filling in our landscape. When I drive through our back roads […]

Recently Remodeled Kitchen and Bathroom

This home has valley views and a remodeled, center island kitchen with granite, stainless steel appliances and refinished cabinetry. It also has a wet bar with granite, formal dining room, recently remodeled bathrooms with new tile and faucets. There are a downstairs bedroom and bathroom, large master retreat, backyard with builtin barbecue and in-ground spa. Homeowners dues include community pool, […]

Boys & Girls Club receives donation

The Boys & Girls Club of the West Valley has received a $21,525 donation through Macy’s Department stores’ Thanks for Sharing Campaign. Macy’s customers and employees raised more than $10 million for the American Heart Association, America’s Second Harvest, The United Way and the Boys & Girls Clubs. Locally, funds from the Thanks for Sharing Campaign were distributed through Macy’s […]

Weiser giddy over Addy

Weiser Creative Group of Westlake Village earned 13 awards for its 13 submissions at the 2006-07 Advertising Federation Addy Awards. The Addy Awards are part of a threetiered national competition put on by the American Advertising Federation. The local competition recognizes the best in creative advertising work in Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. A panel […]

Oaks Christian roughed up by Campbell Hall

TOO MUCH- Matt Johnson of Oaks Christian, left, is bumped by Campbell Hall’s Robert Ford during Tuesday night’s CIF-SS playoff game at OCHS. The Lions were defeated 99-34.