2007-11-01

Lupin PFC helps pay for teachers



The Lupin Hill Elementary Parent Faculty Club raised more than $88,000 in a three-week contest which ended Oct. 18. Proceeds from the contest, which was called “Reach for the Stars,” will be applied to a PFC budget of $143,000 needed to pay for the salaries and supplies of the music, art, physical education and computer teachers at the school. The […]

Pet of the Week



FLUFFY- Bobby, 5, a male Spaniel mix, was surrendered by his owner. Bobby can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Bobby home, ask for ID No. A3538461. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:// animalcontrol.co.la.ca.us.

Carol Kirschbaum speaks out



I would like to address the two letters written in your Oct. 25 publication, regarding the traffic impact of the Lowe’s development and the other letter regarding boat slip availability at the Westlake Public Marina. For the record, and for clarification, the information I reported regarding traffic and impact was taken directly from the Lowe’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) […]

Christie’s



Recently, Dilbeck Realtors’ managers and agents shared an exclusive day at Christie’s in Beverly Hills. Dilbeck Realtors was one of several Southern California Real Estate firms that were invited to this showing of upcoming New York auction items, including jewels, watches, wristwatches, photographs and a number of sketches and lithographs. The staff at Christie’s walked those in attendance through the […]

Westlake council debate televised



Westlake Revelations, a community website, announced Time Warner Cable is airing the recent Westlake Village City Council forum. Time Warner is airing the Westlake Revelations/Oak Forest debate on Channel 25, which can be seen in Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills, Oak Park, Newbury Park and Moorpark. The times and dates for the airings are: 6 p.m. Sat., Nov. 3 […]

Local teens compete under deadline in Apple’s online film festival



Making a film is a complex process that usually requires a lot of time and preparation. However, time was a luxury unavailable to the five young area filmmakers competing in the Apple Inc. Insomnia Film Festival. The festival is geared toward creative high school and college students who can work under pressure. Participants had to incorporate into their films three […]

Maxmobile Donation



GIVING- Las Virgenes Unified School District Assistant Superintendent of Personnel Dan Stepenosky participates in one of Lupin Hill Elementary School’s many blood drives. The school began hosting blood drives for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles four years ago in support of two students who were being treated for illnesses. Fundraising efforts helped the hospital acquire a mobile blood bank named the […]

Local student wins college scholarship



Andrew Frangos of Agoura Hills received an Entrepreneurial Scholarship to study at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. He is a freshman at the university. The $3,000 award is renewable for four years. Scholars have a variety of opportunities to explore entrepreneurship and community building through activities on campus and in the St. Louis community.

Blind mountain lion cared for at Wildworks center

Our sightless cougar

The Nature of Wildworks, a nonprofit wildlife care and education center in Topanga, strives to provide the best care possible for all its resident animals. As a rescue center, founded in 1995, we receive our share of injured critters with broken wings and limbs, head trauma, even blindness. But in all my years of experience I’ve never had an animal […]

Their choice is Carol Kirschbaum



I have lived in Westlake Village only five years, drawn here by the wonderful surroundings. But already I have seen commercial developments whose style I believe threatens our village environment. There is no doubt that we need a thriving business community to help pay the costs of the great city services we enjoy. But as a 35year participant in city […]


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