2007-11-01

Is fourth time a charm?



George Christopher Thomas is tenacious. Following three unsuccessful bids, Thomas will vie for an Agoura Hills City Council seat for a fourth time, but says he has some fresh ideas to offer Agoura residents. “This year I have proposed Agoura Hills adopt a ‘sister city’ in either Israel or France, or both,” Thomas said. “Sister cities are great educational resources, […]

Westlake Village accepting nominations

Citizens and youth to be recognized

The city of Westlake Village is accepting nominations for its annual Citizen and Youth recognition programs. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 31. Individuals must be nominated by residents of Westlake Village. Nominees will be considered based on their contributions toward the betterment of the community in areas such as academics, music, art, sports and community services. […]

Lupus support group to meet in Westlake



The Conejo Valley Lupus Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 6 at One Baxter Way, Westlake Village. People with lupus, their family members and other supporters may attend the free meeting. For more information, call (888) 532-2322 or Mary Weyand at (805) 524-3123 or visit www .lupusinternational.com.

Student joins campaign to prevent teen pregnancies



Viewpoint School senior Sam Weidman of Hidden Hills was selected as a member of the 2007-08 Youth Leadership Team sponsored by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. Weidman will travel to Washington, D.C., with the 15member team to be trained as a spokesperson for the campaign. During the 18-month term, team members will take part in activities […]

Pianist to give recital



The Church of the Epiphany Music Guild will present Frank Garvey in recital at 5 p.m. Sun., Nov. 4 at the Church of the Epiphany, 5450 Churchwood Drive, Oak Park. Garvey, who has earned a doctorate in piano performance from UCLA, will perform various works, including John Adams’ “Phrygian Gates.” The recital will be preceded by a traditional choral evensong, […]

Support for Ted Corwin



I’d like to take this opportunity to ask you to consider Theodore Corwin, longtime Westlake Village resident and local medical practitioner, for City Council. I’ve known Ted for more than 13 years and our families have grown and remained close during that time. I’ve never known Ted to harbor specific political aspirations. However, over the past several months he decided […]

In The Heart Of Westlake Village In A Gated Community



This home is in the heart of Westlake Village in a gated community. This community is built around a park and features a community tot lot, pool and spa, and has low homeowner’s association fees. This home is close to shopping, entertainment, restaurants and has convenient freeway access. Located on a quiet culdesac street, this 3bedroom, 2.5-bath home is in […]

Gretzky sale brings in $200,000



Wayne and Janet Gretzky’s estate sale benefiting Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village raised more than $200,000. Proceeds will go toward construction of the school’s new baseball stadium and various programs at nearby Carden Conejo School. The Gretzky’s personal items, including home furnishings, recreational items, off-road vehicles, clothing and shoes, limited edition game-quality jerseys signed by Wayne Gretzky and signed […]

Alpha Chi inductee



HONORED- Azusa Pacific University student Kyle Brooks, right, a 2005 Hillcrest Christian School alumnus, is inducted into Alpha Chi, the national college honor scholarship society. Alpha Chi members are in the top 10 percent of college students. Brooks, shown here with a friend, is majoring in philosophy with minors in Greek and psychology. He will study at Oxford University in […]

Plans underway for next year’s Agoura Relay for Life



Agoura Relay for Life will host a team captain meeting at 7 p. m. Nov. 6 at 28700 Conejo View Drive in Agoura Hills. The meeting is for people interested in developing or joining a team for the 2008 event scheduled for May 3 to 4. For information on joining or forming a team, e-mail Ling Wu at sjrelay@yahoo.com. The […]


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