2007-03-15

Alternative school to hold open house



Plans for an alternative elementary school program recently approved by the Las Virgenes Unified School District are moving ahead fast. District officials and Brenda and Itamar Harari, the husbandand-wife team who provided the impetus for the opening of the new program, have announced several upcoming parent and teacher meetings and an open house which will illuminate the school’s educational philosophy. […]

Ready, set, dunk!



Negative campaigning backfired



The voters have spoken. All the lies and character assassination tactics used against Barry Groveman did not work. Last minute negative campaign mailings leave the person being attacked with no time to respond to false charges. This tactic may be effective in a race where the candidate is not personally known by the constituents. But the people of Calabasas have […]

Single Story Horse Property



Here is a single-story property with more than .5 acre that has an large, gated, paved side space currently used as an RV pad. The property features a fully enclosed pipecorral, an outbuilding complete with electricity and air conditioning and is zoned for two horses and one pony. The property has space to build a resort size pool. The home […]

Oak Park strives for clean image



Oak Park residents will clear their streets and trails from 8 to 11 a.m. Sat., March 24, as part of the first community-wide clean-up day. Residents are invited to participate by meeting at their neighborhood Oak Park school at 8 a.m. to pick up trash bags, gloves and maps. All schools are serving as meeting points including Brookside, Oak Hills […]

Leonis Adobe cooks up old-fashioned goodies



Patient safety campaign at Los Robles



Last week, during Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 4 through 10, hospital staff at Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center wore “Just Ask Me” buttons to encourage patients to ask about steps they can take to ensure their safety. “We cannot overlook the importance of patients taking an active role in their care. In fact, research shows that patients who […]

Agoura jazz bands head for New York



Agoura High School’s “Essentially Ellington” and “A” jazz bands, under the direction of John Mosley and Chad Bloom, were selected as two out of 15 national finalists in the 2007 Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Competition at the Lincoln Center in New York. This will be the third consecutive trip to New York as finalists for Agoura High’s jazz students, […]

Bananas for bad films



Movieguide, in partnership with the Christian Film & Television Commission, recently announced the Rotten Banana Awards for the 10 Most Unbearable Movies of 2006. “We chose these movies because of their anti-American, anti-Christian worldviews,” said Ted Baehr, founder and editor of Movieguide.org. “Not only does each one have a negative message, most of them performed poorly at the box office. […]

Way to go, voter



The voters are to be commended for rejecting the dirtiest campaign in Calabasas history. Toby Keeler and the anonymous committees that backed his candidacy ran a campaign marked by hypocrisy, deceit and mudslinging. Keeler appealed to westside Calabasas voters by falsely blaming the current City Council for the Shea Homes project that was carved into the scenic hillsides along Las […]