Local children are Highland dancers

Emma Schiff picked up Highland dancing after her mother, Jehanne, told her about her own childhood fling with the Scottish folk dance. Emma’s mother introduced the dance to her when she was 5, and Emma fell in love. “When my mom was a little girl she saw a dancing competition going on, and she went back home and asked her […]

Relationship group forming for local couples

A group for couples who want to know how to create a successful relationship will begin Thurs., March 15 and run for six weeks from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The group will be led by Marj Lucas, MS, a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice who specializes in helping couples. The group is limited to six to eight […]

Round Meadows donates $1,000 worth of books to sister school

Philanthropy is being taught at Round Meadow Elementary School in Calabasas, and students this year have had many opportunities to learn firsthand what it means to care about students beyond their own school gates. Round Meadow students donated $1,000 worth of books to their sister school, Arminta Street Elementary in North Hollywood. Students collaborated with Scholastic Book Fairs recently, donating […]

Luau at Chabad

Chabad of the Conejo is offering a Hawaiianstyle luau with Hawaiian cuisine, tropical drinks and entertainment to the Jewish community on Purim from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., March 4 at a location in Agoura Hills. Participants are asked to come in Purim or modest Hawaiian attire. Performers include Wendy’s Wildlife parrot show, a poi ball dancer and a […]

Let the record show

As a longtime member and three-term chairperson of the Calabasas Planning Commission, I have been disturbed by serious misstatements of fact made in the City Council race. I want to set the record straight. Toby Keeler criticizes the current City Council for the Shea Homes project on Las Virgenes Road, calling it an “urban blight.” Toby urges voters to elect […]

Spotlight on Toby Keeler

Toby Keeler is here for the people of Calabasas. For years, Toby has immersed himself in matters of importance concerning Calabasas. Having volunteered countless hours serving our community in many different capacities, Toby has had plentiful opportunities to interact with the people of Calabasas. I have worked closely with Toby for more than two years. We both served as cochairpersons […]

Westlake resident named Development Coach of the Year

Westlake Village resident John Daykin was named Development Coach of the Year by the CalSouth State Soccer Association Feb. 17 at the Nike Awards banquet held at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in Los Angeles. He was selected from 7,900 licensed coaches registered with CalSouth, the United States Youth Soccer Association’s governing body for youth soccer in Southern California. Daykin is […]

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THURS., MARCH 1 Supervisor Speaks Camarillo Women’s Club meets 11 a.m., Sterling Hills Golf Club, Camarillo. Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long speaks about local affairs. Irish Dancers perform. RSVP (805) 488-3478. Swing Your Partner Senior Valley Happy Squares hosts square dance workshop/dance, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Thursday, Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Wood floor, light refreshments. All […]

Huntington Learning centers receive official accreditation

Centers are first local supplementary educators to receive this honor

Huntington Learning Centers in Woodland Hills and Westlake Village have received official accreditation status from the Commission on International and TransRegional Accreditation. The centers have also been awarded accreditation by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The Huntington centers are the first supplementary education providers in the area to receive this honor. The commission establishes national protocols and standards […]

Spirit Center to host seminar

Mind Body Spirit Center will host a seminar exploring natural approaches to cardiovascular disease from 7 to 9 p.m. Tues., March 13 at The Landing, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Ste. 218, Westlake Village. Topics and speakers are “A Natural Approach to Cardiovascular Disease” with Dr. Sharon Norling and “Cholesterol and Inflammation” with Babette Teno. Jim Holton will present a demonstration […]