Maurer sworn in as Calabasas mayor

Calabasas has a new mayor, and she said she’s looking forward to running the show. At last week’s City Council reorganization meeting, Mary Sue Maurer officially took the spot formerly held by James Bozajian. “I’m going to really enjoy this, to decide who talks when and for how long,” Maurer told her colleagues with a laugh. “I really appreciate your […]

Soap Box Derby runs on April 12

The 2008 Soap Box Derby, Dole/YMCA Healthy Kids Day, Car Show, Barbecue, Carnival and Family Fun Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., April 12 at the Farmers Insurance building parking lot, 31051 Agoura Road in Westlake Village. The event will include soapbox derby races, Healthy Kids Day exhibitors, an antique and classic car show, community […]

Stock offering may be bogus

The Pennsylvania Securities Commission issued a cease and desist order against the Westlake Village company Semisub Inc.and corporate officers Curtiss Jackson and Joshua Heller, also from Westlake, for the sale of unregistered securities and a promise of financial gain. Jackson was Semisub’s chief executive officer and chair; Heller was a “private equity associate” of Semisub. According to Pennsylvania authorites, Semisub […]

Pepperdine to present ‘Hamlet’ classic

Forum will follow performance

The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division Theatre Department will present William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” at 7:30 p.m. Tues. through Sat., April 8 to 12 at the campus’ Smothers Theatre, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Directed by A. Bryan Humphrey, the production sets the actors in a run-through rehearsal of the play. The set, designed by Pepperdine adjunct professor Rick Aglietti, consists […]

Fair photo contest open

The Ventura County 4H Program and the Ventura County Fair will conduct their “Kids, Cameras and Crops” photography contest Sat., April 26 at the Hansen Agricultural Center. The contest is open to all county youth ages 9 to 18. It will begin with a presentation by Master Gardeners about photographing nature. The Master Gardeners will be available to mentor children […]


Chuck Leko and Michael Schaller, owners of Century 21 Adobe Realty in Agoura Hills, recently honored its associates for top achievement in February. Allan Argano was recognized for top listings, Mary Culp for top sales and Katy Ho for top grossed commission. “All of our associates are working very hard to provide the best service to our clients and the […]

Teens named ‘climate champs’

California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols and the British Council introduced California’s 15 high school “Climate Champions” during a ceremony last week in Sacramento. Included were Adam Raudonis of Westlake High School and Arielle Gillman of Oak Park High School. Based on a similar program started in the United Kingdom, theCalifornia Climate Champions will educate fellow students and communities […]

Viewpoint student honored for service

Calabasas senior receives medallion

Amanda Martin of Calabasas, a senior at Viewpoint School, was presented with a bronze medallion to signify her as a Distinguished Finalist in the 2008 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, which honors outstanding youth volunteers. The presentation took place during an awards assembly on Wed., March 19 in the Carlson Family Theater at Viewpoint School. Martin was honored for […]

Paris in Calabasas

Laura Paris, a certified acupuncturist, has opened a healing arts practice at the Leonis Plaza in Calabasas. Paris, who holds a doctorate in Oriental medicine, has been working in the field of nutritional and spiritual healing for more than 25 years. Known throughout the healing community for her knowledge of spiritual acupuncture and herbs, Paris said the way to solve […]

Local youth teams spring into action

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