2007-12-13

Bethlehem Experience celebrates glorious past



School district says time to get tough with bullies

'This is a growing problem'

Bullies beware. The Las Virgenes Unified School District is on a mission to reduce the incidence of child against child victimization at school. At the request of the board of education, Assistant Superintendent Mary Schillinger studied bullying at local schools and how teachers and administrators have responded. Schillinger presented the school safety report to board members last month. In the […]

Water district imposes cutbacks

Long drought takes its toll

In an effort to stretch diminishing water supplies, Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) has notified the agricultural customers in its service area that they must reduce potable water use by 30 percent effective Jan. 1, 2008. The LVMWD Board of Directors is also requesting a 10 percent cutback in potable water consumption by residential and commercial customers. “Over the […]

Thanks to the teachers . . .



Agoura Hills turns 25

Party at The Canyon

Agoura Hills celebrated its 25th anniversary as a Los Angeles County city with a gala dinner-dance and rock show at The Canyon club last Saturday evening. Approximately 300 guests attended the silver anniversary affair, highlighted by a performance from four-time Grammy winner Pat Benatar and her husband and longtime band mate, Neil Giraldo. The evening included a video tribute to […]

Former City Council members recognized as part of city’s rich history



In honor of Agoura Hills’ silver anniversary, former City Council members joined the current panel at the Nov. 28 meeting to celebrate the hard work and dedication of those people who have helped shape the city over 25 years. Julia Brownley (D-Woodland Hills), who represents the 41st District in the state Assembly, was among the participants. Brownley presented an Assembly […]

FOR THE RECORD



The caption for a Nov. 29 photo about the interfaith Thanksgiving service at St. Jude Catholic Church in Westlake Village did not include the name of Father Peter Foran, who was the host of the event.

Calabasas creek restoration nears completion



Calabasas’ Las Virgenes Creek Restoration Project got a helping hand from a county politician, taking in a donation that will help push the project into its final stages. Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky’s office contributed $140,000 to help fund the creek project. It should be wrapped up by the end of January, officials said. Phase I, which consists of […]

LV school board reorganizes, Pat Schulz receives a farewell

Newcomer Gaines sworn into office

The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education bid farewell to school board member Pat Schulz Tuesday, and welcomed Jill Gaines as the newest member of the panel. Superintendent Donald Zimring said that during Schulz’s eight years on the board she attended 314 meetings, an estimated 350 school or districtrelated events, and had donated 2,149 hours of service to […]

Oak Park boy designs in duct tape



Duct tape isn’t just for home repair. The sturdy adhesive tape is known for its ability to fix just about anything, but one Oak Park boy uses the hardy tape to create an endless array of items from party favors and accessories to shoes and backpacks. Nathaniel Driggs, 10, was inspired to make duct tape products after seeing a friend’s […]