2007-05-17

Residents can see proposed tank sites



Residents now have an opportunity to voice their opinions about where the new Conifer water tank should go in Oak Park. Large yellow signs that read A-7 and A-8 went up earlier this month indicating the two sites under consideration in public open space. The site known as A8 is located near Doubletree Road and Clearhaven Drive just inside the […]

Making a definite point



LITTLE MINNOW- Quinby Kasch, a fifth-grader at Tierra Linda school in Camarillo, warms up for a dress rehearsal at the California Dance Theater in Agoura Hills on Saturday. Quinby will dance a solo in “The Sea Princess” ballet. Tickets for the performances at 4 and 7 p.m. on May 18 are available at The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Fred […]

Chamber hosts reception



The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the inaugural Patricia Soteras Scholarship fund reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Tues., June 5 at the Sagebrush Cantina, 23527 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Scholarships for $500 will be given to high school students from Calabasas, Agoura, Westlake, Oaks Christian, Malibu and Thousand Oaks high schools. The scholarship fund was set up […]

Special Ed PTA honors hard-working staff



The unsung heroes of the Las Virgenes Unified School District were honored last week for their dedication and devotion to helping children with special needs realize academic, social and emotional success. The Las Virgenes Special Education ParentTeacher Association drew a large crowd of supporters. Family and friends of the 126 teachers honored filled the multipurpose room of A.E. Wright Middle […]

Hurricanes blow through the competition



A STORM’S BREWING– The Westlake-Agoura Girls’ Softball (WAGS) U-12 National Hurricanes won not only the regular-season championship, but the postseason playoff title as well. Posting the most runs scored and the fewest runs allowed during the regular season, the Hurricanes stormed through the double-elimination postseason tournament to clinch the championship. Pictured in the front row from left to right are […]

Hear classical music in Malibu



SongFest, a professional training program for aspiring classical singers and pianists, will open its 2007 season at 7 p.m. Sun., June 17 at Raitt Recital Hall on the campus of Pepperdine University, Malibu. The program offers free concerts to the public through July 14, featuring the music of Bach, Fauré, Schubert, Schumann, Gordon, Harbison, Heggie and Primosch performed by both […]

Pit bull perils



On April 17 my puppy, Rosie, and I were attacked by a pit bull named Blue on our greenbelt in Westlake Village while taking our usual daily walk. There is no way to describe the terror, shock and trauma that occurred in trying to save my baby’s life, feeling helpless to get someone to respond to our cries. After the […]

Atop The Santa Monica Mountains On More Than Seven Acres



This ranch has entry gates and a long, winding drive leading to the main house and guest house. There are surveillance cameras throughout the property for added security. It sits atop the Santa Monica Mountains on more than seven acres overlooking Sherwood Country Club while surrounded by protected land. The 5,400-square-foot main house has 4 bedrooms and 3 baths plus […]

Calabasas hosting a General Plan workshop



The city of Calabasas will hold a twoday workshop today and tomorrow, May 17 and 18, to invite public input on what should be included in the city’s new General Plan. The plan is a state-mandated blueprint for the development of the city. The current plan is more than 10 years old. The public workshop, to discuss aspects of neighborhood […]

Family history group meets



The Ventura County Genealogical Society Inc. will hold its regular monthly meeting from 1 to 4 p.m. Sat., May 19 at the Ventura LDS Family History Center, 3501 Loma Vista Road, Ventura. The guest speaker will be Sandy Lewis, who will discuss “Genealogical treasures of the UCSB libraries.” Lewis earned a master’s degree in library science from the University of […]