2008-06-05

Taxpayer input is requested



The Los Angeles Department of Public Works is asking for the public’s opinion on projects designed to restore native habitats and improve beach and creek water quality. The workshop is June 10th from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District Headquarters. The projects, which address water quality, coastal creek habitats and drought vulnerability due to […]

Girl Scouts pitch in



ALS support group meets



A support group for people with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sat., June 28 in the community room at the Westlake Village Library, 31200 Oak Crest Drive, Westlake Village. The group is provided by the ALS Association, and admission is free. For more information, call (818) 865-8067, ext. 234.

Students raise money to provide safe drinking water world-wide



Brookside third-grade teacher Linda Glander, a member of the Oak Park District Wellness Committee and advisor to the Brookside Wellness Council, has launched a school service project to benefit CHARITY:WATER, an organization dedicated to providing safe, clean drinking water to people all over the world. Organized by Glander two years ago, the Brookside Wellness Council is composed of a group […]

Temple Adat Elohim celebrates 40 years



Rabbi Ted Riter knows the significance of Temple Adat Elohim’s 40th anniversary. After their escape from slavery in Egypt more than 3,000 years ago, Jews wandered the desert for 40 years before landing in Israel. “I don’t want to say we were wandering for 40 years in the Conejo Valley,” Riter said, “but we’re looking at the Promised Land, to […]

Terry Holland



The award for Top Listing Agent and for Top Producer from Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/Westlake Village office for March 2008 went to Terry Holland. He also took this double award in January and February. He would not have been able to achieve these accolades without his more than two decades of experience as a Realtor and his familiarity with […]

Calabasas introduces new ‘green’ city initiatives



The Calabasas City Council launched the first phase of a new environmental initiative program with the debut of a website and a “Green Hour” program on the city’s CTV television channel. A task force was established in November 2007 to develop environmental initiatives. The task force was charged with finding more ways to keep the city ecologically responsible, including the […]

‘Stories from Afghanistan’ showcased



Global Exchange Ventura County Supporters will present “Stories from Afghanistan” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wed., June 25 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Professor Nancy Gallagher, chair of Middle East Studies at University of California Santa Barbara, will discuss her recent trip to Afghanistan on a Global Exchange Reality Tour, “Women Making Change.” […]

Sagebrush Casino Night will benefit seniors



EngAGE: the Art of Active Aging (formerly More Than Shelter for Seniors), a nonprofit organization that provides programs for older adults, will host its second annual Casino Night on Wed., June 11 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Sagebrush Cantina, 23527 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. The event will feature poker, blackjack, craps and roulette as well as a live auction, […]

Oak Hills named Distinguished School




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