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The Calabasas Historical Society invites the public to attend a special discussion with the city of Calabasas on the Historical Preservation Ordinance at 7 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 15 at the Calabasas Library on Park Sorrento. The ordinance would provide guidelines for identifying and designating historical districts and sites within the city of Calabasas. The basic objectives of the ordinance […]

International Sign Language fest on tap

Live theater, discussions, entertainment planned

The International Sign Language Theater Festival will take place Thurs. through Sat., Oct. 25 to 27 at Warner Center Marriott, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills. The festival includes five theater performances with 13 different artists, panel discussions, a Saturday VIP reception and children’s entertainment. Admission is $30 general, $20 for seniors and children and free for children under 13. A […]

Calabasas Chamber offers networking opportunites

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will present a variety of networking opportunities during October. •There will be a business mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. today, Thurs., Oct. 18 at Silverado Senior Living, 25100 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Admission is free but requires RSVP. •The Chamber will present a business-building workshop and luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thurs., Oct. […]

Pet of the Week

FRIENDLY- Sonny, 5, a male stray Rottweiler German shepherd mix, needs a home. Sonny can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Sonny home, ask for ID No. A3736431. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:// animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.

Seuss is a singing star

AMUSING MUSICAL- The Theatreworks USA’s production of “Seussical” will bring its absurdity to the Fred Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks at 7 p.m. Fri., Oct. 19. The musical is based on the works of children’s author Dr. Seuss. For more information, call the box office at (805) 646-8907 or visit www.ptgo.org.

Philippa Klessig has proven herself

I love living in Westlake Village. I want to thank this and past City Councils for maintaining its beauty and community ambiance while being sensitive to the need for revenue to sustain the qualities that made me choose Westlake Village for my home. It is not accidental that we have clean and well-maintained streets, excellent transportation services, full library access […]

There Are Ample Bedrooms In This Home

This home in a 24-hour guard-gated enclave in Westlake Village Country Club Estates has more than 8,800 square feet. There are ample bedrooms, a large kitchen and family room. A separate wing has the option for theater, music studio, artist studio, home office, guest room. The gated motor court provides room for multiple auto parking and infinity pool. The home […]

Cable company pays for service interruption

'Frustrating' encounter brings $1 compensation

A local cable distributor is paying Calabasas residents to make up for a service interruption a year ago. The City Council accepted a settlement that included a $1 rebate to all Charter Communications customers and a $1,000 check to the city for expenses over the last year. In October 2006, Charter Communications performed planned maintenance on its cable system, announcing […]

A.E. Wright rises to ‘Rachel’s Challenge’

Goal is for 'chain reaction of kindness'

A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas launched Rachel’s Challenge earlier this month with an assembly for the seventh and eighthgraders, followed by an evening for parents. Rachel Scott was the first person killed during the Columbine High School shootings in 1999. A program has been created, using her diaries and writings, aimed at challenging middle and high school students to […]

Winfield Advisory opens Westlake Village office

Winfield Advisory, a fee-only financial planning company, has opened a new office at 3075 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. Owned and operated by Scott Wadman, the company offers help in improving cash flow, getting out of debt, investing, saving for a child’s education and purchasing insurance, as well as other financial services. For more information, call (805) 230-1019 or […]