Klessig, Davis take Westlake

Kirschbaum falls short in bid for City Council

Westlake Village voters swept newcomer Ned Davis onto the City Council and narrowly reelected incumbent Philippa Klessig to another four-year term in Tuesday’s election. Davis earned significantly more votes than any of the four candidates. Davis received 1,170 votes, or 35 percent; Klessig received 863 votes, or 26 percent. Closely behind her was retired insurance administrator Carol Kirschbaum with 772 […]

‘Tortilla Curtain’ author to speak

T.C. Boyle will discuss his book “Tortilla Curtain” at 6:30 p.m. today, Thurs., Nov. 8, at the Reyes Adobe Historical site, 5464 Reyes Adobe Road, Agoura Hills. “Tortilla Curtain” is the novel chosen for the city’s inaugural “One City, One Book” program, wherein residents read the book and join in discussions at various community venues. Boyle, a member of USC’s […]

Open house scheduled at La Reina High School

La Reina High School invites eighth-grade girls to a Step-Up Day from 9 a.m. to noon Fri., Nov. 16 at the school, 106 W. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Guests will meet students and learn about the school’s academics and activities. For registration information, call Karen Moore, director of admissions, at (805) 495-6494, ext. 307. An open house for prospective students […]

Today’s tennis matchups

Division I Hunnington at Calabasas Tessoro at Westlake TOHS at Chaminade Simi Valley at University Division III Paramount at Oak Park La Reina at La Canada Division V Archer at Viewpoint Oaks Christian at Gladstone – Playoff matches are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.

Shakespeare’s plays live at Oak Park High School

Drama teacher Allan Hunt tries to make the plays of William Shakespeare fun for his students at Oak Park High School. “I’m always happy to see how kids come to love” Shakespeare, said Hunt, who directs the school’s annual fall Shakespeare production. He said students sometimes “come wary” to the show, but when it’s over they ask, “when is the […]

Trick or treaters flock to Hempstead

Thank you for your Oct. 25 article on “Haunted Hempstead;” however, if the amount of trickor-treaters gets any bigger we might call on reporter Stephanie Bertholdo to bring us extra candy. Our extended family, good friends and surrounding neighbors have been having a special time for many years on Halloween. Yes, we do lean toward the spooky and sometimes scary […]

Gale Wergeland

With experience in Oxnard, Port Hueneme, River Ridge, Ventura and Camarillo real estate as well as local area knowledge, Wergeland works extensively to help buyers and sellers meet their real estate goals. She has been a Ventura County resident since 1975. Wergeland is a residential sales specialist, helping buyers and sellers through transactions since 1991. She is also experienced in […]

Flu clinic gives Calabasas emergency teams a boost

More than 900 flu shots were administered in fewer than two and a half hours last weekend as part of an emergency preparedness drill for the city of Calabasas. The drive-thru flu clinic was held at A.E. Wright Middle School on Saturday and served not only to administer the influenza vaccine, but to provide a trial run in case of […]

Local teens enter national film contest sponsored by Apple Inc.

A group of local high school students needs the community’s support to make their short film a winner. The teens entered their threeminute film, “I Dream of Darjeeling” in a 24-hour national film competition for high school and college students sponsored by computer giant Apple Inc. The film can be seen online, and viewers can vote until tomorrow, Fri., Nov. […]

Floating pumpkins spur imaginations

SEASONAL GOURDS- Students in Paula Stromquist’s fourth-grade class at Brookside Elementary School in Oak Park explore the wondrous world of pumpkins last week, including whether the storied vegetables will sink or float in water. Students carved their own unique designs just in time for Halloween.