2008-03-20

Angry parents come to the defense of boys’ coach



JOE BINOYA/Acorn Newspapers SHOW OF SUPPORT- Students at district headquarters protest the release of Calabasas High basketball coach Jim Nielsen. Hundreds of e-mails, phone calls and letters from students and parents may have saved the job of Calabasas High School basketball coach Jim Nielsen. Nielsen, a coach and history teacher for the past two years, met with school district officials […]

Passing on the left



Kids learn safety first



AHS wins Ventura Volleyball Tournament



St. Jude’s holds open house



St. Jude’s Catholic Church in Westlake Village will host an open house from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sun., April 6 at the church, 32032 W. Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Visitors may take a selfguided tour of the church to learn the history and significance of various church objects and features. Various stations will be set up inside the church. […]

Young rockers win again



Near Award-Winning Schools



This 4-bedroom (one downstairs with large closet), 3-bath home has a more than 2,300squarefoot interior and sits on a more than 0.5-acre lot with 26,017 square feet. It opens up to a ceramic tile floor entry and an inviting formal living room complete with vaulted ceilings and curved staircase to second level. The informal family room has a fireplace plus […]

Those wild and woolly weekends



Eggheads are in! IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers CUTE AND CUDDLY- When it comes to exciting weekend entertainment in the Conejo and Las Virgenes valleys, "Buster Balloon," right, helps fill the bill by presenting his rare brand of twisted comedy. The well-known comedian appeared at the Chabad of the Conejo’s Friendship Circle Purim Carnival on March 15. Among the activities this weekend, […]

Kessler named Woman of the Year



State Assemblymember Julia Brownley (Santa Monica) picked Agi Kessler as her choice for 2008 Woman of the Year. Kessler, a resident of Woodland Hills, is the chair of the Democratic Party of San Fernando Valley. Under Kessler’s direction, the party was successful in electing Democrats to office. They made over 100,000 phone calls, walked 200 precincts, monitored 130 polling places […]

New nonprofit center aims to empower girls



Despite the fact that she’s working on her therapy licensing exam, JoHanna Jones says she’s more interested in keeping girls out of the psychologist’s office, not in it. A desire to prevent girls from heading to therapy is what motivated Jones to open a new center in Westlake Village dedicated to helping girls in their most impressionable years. The Girls’ […]


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