Medea Creek principal promoted

After 17 years, Laurel Ford is finally graduating from middle school. Ford, the longtime principal of Oak Park’s Medea Creek Middle School, will move up to the district level as director of instructional services for all five Oak Park Unified schools. The change is effective July 1. Oak Park Superintendent Tony Knight has said he hopes to appoint a new […]

Eating for Kevin Fund established

La Salsa at The Commons will donate percentage of net sales

La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill at The Commons shopping center, 4799 Commons Way in Calabasas, will donate 25 percent of all net sales to Kevin’s Fund tonight when the Talbert Family Foundation holds a fundraiser for the fund. Kevin Cordasco, a 10-year-old student at Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas, was diagnosed last September with neuroblastoma, a tumor near his kidney […]

CLU announces dean’s list

California Lutheran University named nearly 400 students to the 2006 fall semester dean’s honor list. Students qualify by maintaining a 3.5 grade point average in their academic subjects. Students from Agoura Hills and their majors are Justin Campbell, psychology; Michelle Davis, education; Christopher Bartold, chemistry; Timothy Weaver, communication; and Matthew Segleris, philosophy. Oak Park students and their majors are Laila […]

Methodists, Lutherans host joint Holy Week services in Westlake

The congregations of Westlake Lutheran Church and the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village will join together for worship services during Holy Week. A Maundy Thursday service with Holy Communion will be at 7:30 p.m. April 5 at the United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. For Good Friday services, parishioners will meet at 7:30 p.m. April 6 at […]

‘High School Musical’ slated

Southern California Children’s Theatre will present a return engagement of “Disney’s High School Musical” at 8 p.m. Fri., April 6 and at 2 and 7 p.m. Sat., April 7 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The production will feature television and film actors, including Christopher Johnson, Toran Caudell, Gwen Hollander, Alexandra Astin, Chris Dane, […]

Large 5 Bedroom Home On 12,000 Sq Ft Lot

This property has 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths in a two-story floor plan. The living area is about 3,600 square feet. The rooms are large, and the kitchen features a marble island, distressed wood flooring and GE Monogram appliances including a builtin refrigerator. There are a formal dining area, wine closet and kitchen eating area. Two full bedrooms are downstairs. […]

Calabasas City Council reorganizes with Bozajian, Maurer in charge

Although the Calabasas City Council looks the same, several changes were made at last week’s meeting when Dennis Washburn and Barry Groveman were sworn in for another term. “It’s rewarding to me after sort of an aggressive election that we got a real mandate, that we obviously are doing what the people of this city want us to do, and […]

Finding butterflies in Santa Monica Mountain habitat

The National Park Service will present Fred Heath, author of “An Introduction to Southern California Butterflies,” at 2 p.m. Sat., March 31 at the National Park Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Heath will explain when and where to see butterflies and how they behave in their habitats. He will discuss how they depend on the flowers and […]

Students make the grade

+Jessica Lessing of Oak Park was named to the dean’s list at Tuft’s University in Boston for the fall, 2006 semester. Dean’s list students must earn a grade point average of 3.4 or greater. Lessing is a senior at Tufts. +Anne Lascoe, a graduate of Calabasas High School, and Jill Savla, a graduate of Thousand Oaks High School, earned dean’s […]

Friendship Walk raises more than $100,000

HAND IN HAND- This young girl is all smiles as she participates with friends in the Friendship Walk March 18. The event raised money to benefit the Conejo Valley Friendship Circle, which pairs teenage volunteers with special needs children.