2009-02-12

For the record



The bonds presented to Lindero Canyon Middle School art students were funded by the Las Virgenes Educational Foundation, the program’s new sponsor. Bank of America will continue to support the program by providing exhibition space at the bank’s Agoura Hills location.

Peacemaking seminar to empower groups



The Valley Interfaith Council will present a seminar titled “Peacemaking: An Interfaith Imperative, Moving Peacemaking to the Center of Our Faith Traditions” from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Sun., Feb. 22 at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 3646 Coldwater Canyon Blvd., Studio City. Featured speakers Rabbi Steven Jacobs of Temple Kol Tikvah, The Rev. Canon Henry Atkins of the […]

Day trip to view art collection



The Calabasas Historical Society will host an excursion to the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation on. Thurs., Feb. 19. Weisman’s contemporary art collection is housed in his Mediterranean-style villa designed by Gordon B. Kaufmann in the late 1920s. Today, the estate and gardens are accessible to the public by appointment-only guided tours where visitors view more than 400 works by […]

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Wolfson proud of accomplishments



Jonathon Wolfson belongs to a Calabasas City Council that has tackled groundbreaking issues, including a citywide smoking ban, restrictions on polystyrene (Styrofoam) and a plastic bag ordinance. If reelected to the council in the March 3 election, Wolfson said he will continue to look at the issues that are important to Calabasas residents. “We have had a lot of firsts […]

A.C. Stelle Middle School English program earns state honor



Fostering a love of reading and writing is often an uphill battle with 12-year-olds who might prefer to watch a movie, play a video game or do almost anything but settle down with a good old-fashioned book. The English-Language Arts program at Alice C. Stelle Middle School in Calabasas has been so transformative for students that the school was recently […]

The power of persistence



Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. . . . The slogan ‘press on’ has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.” —Calvin Coolidge While I am by no means an aficionado of football, I trust that I am not alone in my opinion that the recent Super Bowl between the Pittsburgh Steelers […]

“He’s Just Not That Into You”



Directed by: Ken Kwapis Starring: Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Scarlett Johansson, Ginnifer Goodwin, Justin Long, Kevin Connolly, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Connelly Rated: PG-13 (for slight adult language, sexual content) Running time: 129 minutes Best suited for: the cuttingedge romantic-comedy fan Least suited for: the traditional romantic-comedy fan Here’s what I learned from seeing “He’s Just Not That Into You.” 1. […]

Guest opinion

Time for a budget resolution

By Donald M. Zimring Superintendent, Las Virgenes Unified School District On Fri., Jan. 23, Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Stan Mantooth arranged for an extraordinary meeting with every school superintendent in the county and each of the elected state representatives from the county. The purpose of the meeting was to help local legislators better understand the real time impacts the […]


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