School year over for Calabasas, Agoura Hills

SMILE- Student Jeff Heller displays his emotions as he takes part in the Calabasas High School commencement June 19. For complete graduation coverage, please see pages 25A to 28A.

Agoura Hills Boy Scout earns Eagle Scout rank

Active in hiking and camping

Cameron Kinney from Agoura High School was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout at a May 13 recognition dinner at the Ronald Reagan Library. Only 2 percent of the boys who enter Scouts are able to achieve the high ranking. Kinney, from Explorer Crew No. 2766 and sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, rebuilt a fence […]

Chamber women win business awards

Members of the Calabasas Chamber of Commerce received The San Fernando Valley Business Journal awards. They were Judith Fine-Sarchielli of Sarchielli and Assoc., Executive of the Year; Karen Honigberg of Drapes 4 Show, Business Owner of the Year; Stephanie Warren of Ewing & Associates Sotheby’s International Realty/the Valley Industrial Commerce Association, Executive of the Year; and Ellen Marcione and Gina […]

Middle schoolers earn awards

Students, parents and staff members received special awards during the Lindero Canyon Middle School culmination on June 18. The Golden Cougar Awards for exemplary contributions to the school were given to these persons: Penny Sylvester, parent; Leslie Bruce, teacher; Linda Boyce, staff, and Nicole Davis and Kelsey McLaughlin, students. These students receive recognition for three years of perfect attendance: Jaime […]

Nature camp introduces kids to insects, paleontology

Adventure hunts, arts and crafts, field trips scheduled

Reservations are still being accepted for Mountains Restorations Trust’s Discovery Nature Camp, offered in three, oneweek sessions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in June, July and August at Headwater Corners, 3815 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Calabasas. Designed for campers ages 8 to 12, the adventure day camp introduces children to the wonders of nature through biology, science, ecology and […]


The name of Rick Maholchic, coach of the WAGS U-14 championship team, was misspelled last week. The WAGS Thunder is a softball, not a soccer team.

Oak Park school bond back on the table

Officials hope previous failures are no deterrent

With school budget cutbacks looming, the Oak Park Board of Education faces a dilemma of how to fund much-needed repairs to the district’s aging buildings and classrooms. A facilities bond measure is being considered for the November ballot, but before a decision is made on how much to fund and what the revenue should pay for, the school board wants […]

Foster parent information meeting is July 2

The public is invited to a foster parenting informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Wed., July 2 at 4601 Telephone Road, Ste. 112, Ventura. The program will describe the rewards of foster parenting and show how foster parents can provide the healing and guidance that can transform a child at risk into a self-assured, successful adult. More than 600 […]


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Kids’ baseball and softball teams claim top prize