2008-04-17

Restored creek shows early signs of life



Calabasas will celebrate Earth Day at reopened creek



  Calabasas’ Earth Day celebration is Sat., April 26 and will combine fun family activities with tips on how residents can help the environment. The event will be at the recently opened Las Virgenes Creek restoration site on Agoura Road. "Every year millions of people worldwide participate in Earth Day events to show their concern for the planet’s environment and […]

Salon to donate day’s earnings to autism



A local salon is opening its doors on Sunday to help those affected by autism. Studio H Salon in Calabasas will offer haircutting, eyebrow waxing and makeup services from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., April 20. All proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks, a national group that raises funding and awareness of autism- prevention, treatment and research. The effort will […]

Middle school presents musical fairy tale



Oaks Christian Middle School Musical Theater class will present “Once Upon a Mattress“ with a live orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Thurs. and Fri., May 1 and 2, and 2 p.m. Sun., May 4 in the Bedrosian Pavilion on campus, 31749 La Tienda Road, Westlake Village. This is musical adaptation of “The Princess and the Pea” suitable for all ages. According […]

Four for the Month



It was Maya Angelou who once said: “When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature. If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young.” With that in mind, we offer […]

Middle school to perform ‘Beauty and Beast’



The A.E. Wright Middle School drama club will perform the hit musical “Beauty and the Beast” at 7 p.m. tonight, Thurs. and Fri., April 17 and 18 at Class Act Theatre, in Woodland Hills. Sydney Isaac stars as Belle and Ryan Rosenheim stars as the Beast. Tickets are $12 and are available at the door or online at www.classacttheatre.net

Calling all Samaritans



About a week ago I lost my cell phone at Brookside/May Boyer Park in Oak Park. Since I am a 13-year-old girl, my phone is my life, so I was freaking out. Thankfully, a man found it and called my house from my contacts. It is little acts of kindness like the one this man performed that make the world […]

This Home Has An Updated Front Door



This home has 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. The single familysingle story residence features an updated front door and formal living room with newer dual-paned window facing front. Adjacent is the informal dining area flanked by a family room and kitchen. The informal family room has a brick gas/wood-burning fireplace. The front facing kitchen features a breakfast bar as […]

Harris honored for longtime MRT work



After 27 years of service to the Mountains Restoration Trust, Steve Harris has retired. A founding member of MRT in 1981, Harris recently stepped down as executive director of the land conservation agency. He’d held the post since 1998. The Mountains Restoration Trust is an organization that works in several areas for the betterment of the environment, including land acquisition, […]

Interfaith group to honor Los Angeles firefighters



The Valley Interfaith Council will honor the Los Angeles city and county firefighters, along with other honorees, at its annual Spirit of VIC Awards Dinner on May 8 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel Grand Ballroom in Universal City. Fritz Coleman of KNBC-TV will serve as master of ceremonies. Each year, the council honors extraordinary individuals and organizations that demonstrate a […]


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