2007-04-05

Scardino donates $100,000 to local Boys & Girls Clubs



A donation of $100,000 by Boys & Girls Clubs supporter John Scardino has given the Conejo and Las Virgenes groups the means to begin recruitment of a new resource development director. The director will be charged with raising up to $10 million to help the clubs build four new facilities to provide before and after-school care for local children. “To […]

Friendship Walk raises $100,000



The Conejo Valley Friendship Circle, a local nonprofit organization that pairs teenage volunteers with special needs children, raised more than $100,000 on March 18 during its second annual Friendship Walk. More than 500 people attended the 5K walk, which began on Canwood Avenue and ended with a festival at Sumac Park in Agoura Hills. “We saw a tremendous outpouring by […]

Eruv wasn’t right



As a Jewish man myself, the provincial tone of Guy Havive’s letter regarding the eruv (the Jewish boundary marker in Oak Park) was embarrassing to me. In an era in which teaching our youth diversity is celebrated, how did ethnic separatism become a cause celeb? Havive is unmoved by the unsightly, hazardous and downright tacky appearance of fishing line strung […]

Prudential California Realty Agents Attend First Ad Expo



On Thurs., March 29, about 150 Prudential California Realty agents gathered at the North Ranch Community Center for their first annual Advertising Expo. They were greeted by 19 representatives from companies that have the wherewithal to help Realtors improve their business. The mastermind behind the expo was the manager of PCR’s Media Center, Bill Candela. Candela wanted all of the […]

Local landmark being sold



Stream to Sea day brings family fun to Calabasas

Water-themed activities, music planned

In conjunction with Earth Day, Mountains Restoration Trust, the cities of Calabasas and Malibu, and Las Virgenes Municipal Water District will sponsor Stream to Sea, a family fun day from noon to 4 p.m. Sat., April 28 at Headwaters Corner Interpretive Center, 23075 Mulholland Hwy, Calabasas, in the Santa Monica Mountains. Admission is free with free parking and shuttle service […]

Relay For Life paints the town purple



Art students honored



Called to the Torah



Shani Esther Yakir was called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah March 10 at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Shani is the daughter of Lisa Yakir of Woodland Hills and a seventh-grader at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas.

And what about wildlife?



I am writing in response to Guy Havive’s letter regarding the eruv (Jewish boundary marker) in Oak Park. I was very displeased with your lack of compassion for wildlife. You do not care about two birds flying into the eruv being killed. May I remind you that the same God who created me and you created those two birds. Regarding […]