2008-02-07

Changes at Westlake Hospital site discussed

Plans call for retirement home

The public will have an opportunity to comment on plans to build a senior citizen independent and assisted living facility on the former Westlake Hospital site at Lakeview Canyon and Watergate roads. The Westlake Village City Council is holding a hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 13 at City Hall to discuss the Sunrise Senior Retirement Facility, which is […]

Steve Rosentsweig anounces his retirement from school district



Steve Rosentsweig, principal at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas, announced he will retire at the end of the school year, concluding a 40year career in education. `”It was really a hard decision,” Rosentsweig said. “I love what I do.” Rosentsweig said decided to retire so he and his wife, Nikki, could travel. Rosentsweig said when he began teaching at […]

DUI checkpoint is today



The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will conduct a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. tonight, Thurs., Feb. 7 in Calabasas. Such checkpoints are conducted to identify offenders and get them off the street to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol-involved crashes, and also to educate the public on the dangers of impaired […]

Calabasas hoping for three-fourths recycling

City follows way of San Francisco

In a city known for its groundbreaking ordinances banning Styrofoam and restricting smoking, Calabasas has done it again. The city recently adopted a resolution setting a new recycling goal of 75 percent by 2012, making it only the second city in California (after San Francisco) to set such an ambitious goal. “Imagine a world in which nothing goes to the […]

FOR THE RECORD



•The Oak Park school tax renewal to be placed on the June ballot is $197 per parcel, not per $100,000 of assessed valuation. •Sumac Park is in Agoura Hills, not Oak Park.

Couple wages 11-year battle to build local Globe Theater



After a “one-year project” turned into an 11year undertaking, Elisabeth Howard and Geoffrey Forward, a husbandand-wife performing arts team, have finally realized their dream. The couple opened the Globe Theater in Topanga last September with successful productions of “Twelfth Night” and “The Fantasticks,” but despite the relief of finally getting the Tudorstyle theater off the ground, Howard and Forward are […]

‘The Tonight Show’ band to perform benefit concert



Lindero Canyon Middle School is jazzed about an upcoming performance by the “The Tonight Show” All Stars. Past and present band members from NBC’s Tonight Show band will perform a benefit concert on Wed., Feb. 13 on the school campus to raise money to help send Jazz Band “A” students to the Reno Jazz Festival in April. Matt Finders, the […]

Time to party at Mardi Gras Ball



Long time community volunteers Mike and Jean Mathews have been named King and Queen of the 2008 Mardi Gras Ball, a yearly fundraiser for Community Conscience/Under One Roof in Thousand Oaks. The ball will be at 6 p.m. Sat., Feb. 23 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza. The evening will begin with a cocktail hour, silent auction and music by the […]

Women helping women



Want to know the best Valentine’s Day gift?



Do you have dreams of the perfect Valentine’s Day? First he comes home with a dozen long-stem red roses, a box of chocolates and a bottle of Champagne. He grabs you around the waist and gives you a passionate kiss. You set off for the most romantic restaurant in town. He listens intently to you all evening. Then, through the […]