2008-01-03

Adderley musical theater school opens new location



Broadway actress and drama coach Janet Adderley is bringing her musical theater program to local youth. She is the owner of Adderley School for the Performing Arts, which has two other schools in Pacific Palisades and Santa Barbara and has recently opened a new school in Westlake Village. “The Adderley Method is about the child first,” said Adderley. “First you […]

Rotary Club to hear guest speakers



The Agoura Hills/Oak Park Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Tammy Sue Roberts will talk about the Oz Family Rescue at the Jan. 8 meeting. The group finds families for abandoned animals. On Jan. 15, Leanne Petras will discuss programs provided by Conejo Youth Employment Services. Janie Josephson and Paula Cornell […]

Oaks Christian ‘Breakfast Club’ gets early jump on opponents



At the same time most people are hitting the snooze button on their alarm clocks, Oaks Christian junior guard Tyler McGrath is hitting his first jump shot of the day. Unfortunately for Lion opponents, it’s not his last. With OCHS not carrying an off-season P.E. class, McGrath and a few of his Lion teammates took it upon themselves to start […]

Here Are Some Easy New Year’s Resolutions For Home Improvement



A fresh year, a fresh start … a fresh look for your home? As we all try to eat better, watch less TV, and break all our bad habits, why not also resolve to do something you’ve been putting off? Home improvement projects don’t need to be difficult, and with the right tools and attitude, they can be exciting as […]

Quick action saves home from fire



Mike Gowen, the plant manager at Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas, was commended for his quick and decisive action when a fire broke out at a home next to the school on Dec. 20. Following a student assembly, several children told Gowen they saw smoke rising from a nearby home. Gowen investigated, and when he saw flames rising from […]

MRT explores wetlands, night sky



The Mountains Restoration Trust Youth Naturalist Program is offering a pair of programs to teach children about nature. •The first, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, is a family outing to Sepulveda Basin Wetlands. Meet at the Sepulveda Wildlife Reserve, near Woodley and Burbank Boulevards. Families will learn about the importance of wetlands and why they are vital to ecological […]

U-12 girls feeling good about themselves



Golf swing made to perfection



Golfers must stay in shape to compete at any level. Local physical therapist and certified golf fitness specialist Matt Smalling believes all golfers can benefit from a golfspecific exercise program. “Most golfers don’t realize how much stress is place on the body during the golf swing,” said Smalling, who specializes in golf swing analysis. “The compressive forces on the lumbar […]

This Home Was Custom Built In 2002



The home was custom built in 2002. It has a double island kitchen with granite, marble, Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, nook and bar. The living room includes picture windows and a library loft. There is walnut flooring throughout the lower level. The large game room has a counter bar, and the master retreat features stone flooring, bathroom and walk-in. There […]

Signal the New Year




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