Rotary Club seeks vendors

The Rotary Club of Westlake Village is accepting vendor applications for its 15th annual Community Street Festival and 5k/10k Charity Race scheduled for Sun., April 5 in Westlake Village. All proceeds will be donated to local charities. For more information, visit www.westlakestreetfestival.com or call (805) 378-5044.

Committee will monitor school bond spending

Oak Park gets $29.4 million

Seven Oak Park residents have been named to a committee that will oversee spending of the $29.4 million Measure R school facility bond passed by voters last November. The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education interviewed 12 candidates who applied to serve on the committee. The board chose Mike Green, Barbara Schwartz, Ann Waldman, Karen Washburn, Wayne Blasman, […]

New club brings sunshine to seniors

Chabad of the Conejo has launched a new outreach program for senior citizens, The Sunshine Club, a volunteer program designed to bring companionship into the lives of seniors throughout the Conejo Valley. The first program will be at 2 p.m. Sun., Feb. 8 at Agoura Hills Senior Retreat, 5217 Chesebro Road. The event will have a presentation of Bubblemania and […]

Big weekend planned at The Canyon

Tribute bands, local groups to perform

Los Angeles-based The Janks will be performing live at 9 p.m. tonight, Jan. 29 at The Canyon, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. The Pirate Charles will play at 7 p.m. and King Washington at 8 p.m. before The Janks. Queen tribute band Queen Nation pairs up with Journey tribute band Lights for a concert from 9 p.m. to midnight tomorrow, […]

Lesson on lending

Larry Brown (“Placing the blame,” Jan. 22) is engaging in partisan politics by solely laying the blame on Republicans for our economic decline. He claims it was not the Community Reinvestment Act passed by President Carter, a Democratic congress, and enforced by President Clinton that contributed to the subprime debacle. He faults private lenders for making many more riskier loans […]

Agoura Relay for Life holds kickoff rally

Fundraiser will be in April

Agoura Relay for Life is holding an informational rally at 6:30 p.m. Tues., Feb.3 to generate interest in this spring’s fightagainst-cancer walkathon. Participants will learn how to form teams and invite sponsorship. Guest speakers will talk about the inspirational luminaria ceremony that is held after sundown during the April 25 event. This year’s Relay for Life will be held on […]

Students enter their robot in regional competition

It isn’t easy building a robot. That’s what members of Oak Park High School’s new robotics club are learning. The group of 10 students met for four months during lunch periods, weekends and holidays to engineer a batteryoperated, remote control robot. The students took their creation to the Vex Robotics Competition at Los Angeles Valley College in Van Nuys earlier […]

Mini retreat aimed at women of faith

Master certified Christian life coach Kathleen Brooks will cohost “Be Still,” a mini personal retreat for women, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Fri., Feb. 13 at a location in Agoura Hills. The seminar is sponsored by Church in the Canyon in Agoura Hills. The event will include DVD training, Bible study, group work and personal time. The DVD features […]

Method Fest deadline arrives

Submissions due Jan. 31

The 11th annual The Method Fest independent film festival, scheduled for March 26 to April 2 in Calabasas, is looking for character and storydriven films featuring strong acting performances. Late submission deadline for films is Sat., Jan. 31. The films selected for the 2009 Method Fest will be announced Feb. 26 in a ceremony at Pierce College’s Performing Arts Center. […]

Community rose to the occasion

Heartfelt thanks to all attendees at the memorial to beloved Yerba Buena teacher Liz Rogers. The elementary school multipurpose room was filled to capacity and overflowing outside with widespread community support of a special friend who touched so many lives. Some special angels made the room so lovely for her family and friends. Big hugs to Kelly W., Denise H., […]

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