2008-11-13

Future Foundation seeks home for the arts



A permanent home for the visual arts was the focus of a Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation meeting held Nov. 1, in Westlake Village. The foundation, a regional nonprofit think tank, conducted community surveys last month to gauge how residents, educators, arts organizations and local governments feel about the need for constructing a separate building to showcase the visual arts in […]

School online survey brings mixed response

Small sampling provides 'insight'

The Las Virgenes Unified School District fell short of achieving a significant sampling when it conducted a recent survey of parents regarding schools, but the results of the online poll did reveal some interesting results, according to information presented at the district’s board of education meeting last month. Superintendent Donald Zimring said different surveys were conducted for elementary, middle and […]

Tennis teams face tough challenges



Finally, all those grueling tennis practices start to pay off. With league play now finished, the playoffs for local high school girls’ tennis teams are underway this week. In the CIF-Southern Section Division I bracket, Calabasas High is the Marmonte League’s No. 1 seed after going 163 overall, 13-1 in league. The Coyotes, who lost a league game this season […]

Auditions for ‘Music Man’



The Conejo Players Theatre will host auditions for Meredith Wilson’s “The Music Man” at 7:30 p.m. Sun., Mon. and Tues., Nov. 23 to 25 at the theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Performance dates are from 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Feb. 6 through March 7. No conflicts will be accepted for performance dates. […]

Elizabeth Cuico



Elizabeth Cuico was welcomed to Prudential California Realty’s Channel Islands/Oxnard office by Broker/owner Bob Majorino, Senior Branch Manager Jim Chutuk and Associate Branch Manager Rick Cobos. A veteran real estate professional, Cuico was born in Saigon, Vietnam but was raised in the Philippines. Her mother is Vietnamese and her father Filipino. Cuico can speak both languages, which enables her to […]

King Gillette Ranch input requested

Meeting is next Tuesday

The National Park Service, California State Parks, the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy and the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority are looking for public input about an upcoming design plan and environmental assessment for King Gillette Ranch. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tues., Nov. 18 in the main auditorium in the dormitory building at King Gillette Ranch, 26800 Mulholland […]

St. Jude honors Charlotte Annino



The students, administration, alumni, and families at St. Jude School in Westlake Village recently honored Charlotte Annino for her 25 years of service as secretary to the school. In a surprise studentbody assembly on Nov. 3, “Miss Charlotte,” as she is affectionately known to the school’s students and parents, was greeted by students, alumni, parents, current and former faculty, and […]

Chargers must get defensive

Boys' water polo squad chasing back-to-back CIF titles

“Why not us?” It’s the question several local boys’ water polo teams are contemplating as the first round of the CIFSouthern Section Division IV playoffs gets underway in earnest this afternoon. More than any other season in recent memory, earning a section banner is within reach for many in the 16-team field, said Agoura High head coach Dustin Litvak. “Anyone […]

“Rachel Getting Married”



Directed by: Jonathan Demme Starring: Anne Hathaway, Rosemarie DeWitt, Tunde Adebimpe, Bill Irwin, Debra Winger Rated: R (for adult situations, adult language) Running Time: 114 minutes Best Suited For: deep drama demons Least Suited For: the lighthearted “Rachel Getting Married” is a powerful, significant film for lovers of deep, serious drama. It is a very good film, but hardly a […]

Four Bedroom Bungalow-Style Home In The Carriage Estates



This Carriage Estates bungalow-style home is approximately 2,229 square feet, and has four bedrooms and two bathrooms, all on a single story. The entry has room for outdoor seating to enjoy the California evenings. There is a double door entry with inlaid glass. Once inside, the sloped ceilings with fans, exposed wood and beams create a warm ambiance. The dual […]


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