2009-02-05

Chaparral students spell ‘perfection’



EASY AS ABC—Chaparral Elementary School students display their award certificates after earning 100 percent on spelling tests during the annual spelling bee at the Calabasas school. At an awards ceremony held last week, 164 students who received perfect scores received certificates and free yogurt from Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt.

Local man uses sweat equity to support Make-A-Wish, other good causes



Most of us would never consider running the distance between Moorpark and the Malibu pier, but Greg Jones has traveled this 30-mile route on foot several times over the past year. The 28-year-old Moorpark resident who grew up in Oak Park is training for the San Diego 100mile Endurance Run in the Cuyamaca Mountains near San Diego on June 6 […]

High School Hi-Lights



All events (subject to change) are listed by name, location and time if provided. Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 6: Talent show/G building/7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 9: Music booster meeting/J-3/7 p.m. Wed., Feb. 11: Club rush PFC meeting/9 a.m. Community college panel/A1/12:25 a.m. Grad Nite meeting/A-1/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 6: Spring musical rehearsals/theater/2:55 p.m. Chinese exchange students concert/theater/7 p.m. […]

Discuss healthy sibling relationships



Congregation Or Ami Center for Jewish Parenting and Heschel West Day School will present a program on healthy sibling relationships from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight, Feb. 5 at the synagogue, 26115 Mureau Road, Ste. B, Calabasas. Bette Alkazian, a licensed marriage and family therapist, will discuss how parents can facilitate the development of healthy lifetime connections between siblings. Alkazian […]

Vote for Wolfson



At a time when businesses and schools are facing tremendous challenges, we are lucky to have the thoughtful and experienced leadership of Jon Wolfson in Calabasas. Jon looks at all sides of an issue and finds the best creative solution. He has demonstrated his commitment to our schools by creating new ways for the city of Calabasas to partner with […]

Zane Widdes



Zane Widdes and team have been congratulated by Rodeo Realty owner Sid Leibovitch and Westlake Village office manager Lu Duffy for record sales. Widdes has more than 18 years of experience as a top producing real estate professional. As a VIP and estate director, Widdes caters to the luxury home market with attention to details, focus and dedication in a […]

City nixes new rec center at Forest Cove

Facility must go somewhere else

Agoura Hills officials announced Jan. 28 that all city parks are off limits for development, which means Forest Cove Park is no longer a candidate for construction of a new municipal recreation center. Amy Brink, Agoura Hills director of community services, told the City Council at last week’s meeting that her department had removed all city parks from the list […]

Naval Sea Cadets seek new recruits



The U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps has openings for a limited number of young people ages 11 to 17 to join the crew of Langley Division. The corps is composed of young people who have an interest in seamanship, the military, or other seagoing careers. Applicants must be crimefree, drug-free, physically fit and approved by their school. Langley Division, representing […]

Speaker to address special ed friendships



The Special Education Advisory Committee will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tues., Feb. 10 in the community room at the Oak Park Library, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. The topic of the meeting will be facilitating playdates and fostering friendships. The speaker will be Rick Clemens, M.A., founder and director of Inclusive Education and Community Partnership. He will […]

Learn green ways at Adat Elohim



Temple Adat Elohim will host the second annual Green Fair from 10 a.m. to noon Sun., Feb. 8 at the temple, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Activities will include ecofriendly art projects for children, sustainability and recycling games, a “green” scavenger hunt, self-guided tour of sustainable features and improvements to temple facilities, Personal Carbon Reduction calculation and pledge, and […]


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