2009-03-12

City puts final touches on Calabasas Civic Center

Remaining open space will be made into a park

The Calabasas City Council wants to turn undeveloped land at the civic center into a new park. Plans call for a 20-acre park utilizing 5 acres of Calabasas Civic Center property and 15 acres of open space between the center and Park Granada. It will be used for passive recreation such as hiking, picnicking and sightseeing. The larger parcel was […]

Senior Congress remembers



The fifth annual Senior Congress, hosted by the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation, focused on memory, Executive Director Karen Malatesta recalls. The event, titled “Thanks for the Memory: Understand It, Care for It and Improve It,” was at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Westlake Village last month and attended by 300 senior citizens in the region. Presentations were given by […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Mon., March 16: Parent drop-ins/ 3 p.m. Superintendent’s forum/A.E. Wright Middle School/7:30 p.m. Tues., March 17: CAHSEE make up test Wed., March 18: CAHSEE make up test Thurs., March 19: Mr. Kanter’s concert/G building Calabasas Coyotes Fri., March 13: Second trimester ends AP exam registration/student store/nutrition El Camino swim team practices/ pool/5:30 a.m. National Honor Society meeting/lecture hall/12:05 […]

Agoura Hills



Vandals caused $2,000 in damages to a car parked in front of a home in the 3970 block of Jim Bowie Road March 1. Someone stole 12 wine bottles and a hand-held shopping basket from a store in the 5670 block of Kanan Road Feb. 27. The loss was about $650. Vandals caused $800 in damages to a business in […]

Conejo Players kids join cast of ‘Joseph’



Fourteen youngsters from Conejo Players Children’s Theatre got the thrill of a lifetime when they were invited to perform in Theater League’s production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza last week. Theater League is on the second leg of a seven-city tour and is using children from local community theater groups to […]

This Agoura Hills Home With Newer Landscape Has Curb Appeal



This spacious 5 bedroom, 3 bath home is in Agoura Hills. The home has curb appeal with its courtyard entrance and newer landscape. The open floorplan includes a 2story marble entry with a curving staircase and chandelier. The kitchen remodel has cherry cabinets and built-in desk, granite-style counters, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances with a convection oven and a sink […]

Schools brace for ‘Pink Slip Friday’

High school courses will be cut

Tomorrow is Friday the 13th, a fitting day for “Pink Friday,” the last day school districts can issue preliminary pink slips to California teachers telling them they may lose their jobs. Parents, teachers, administrators, students and others will speak out against the notices at a rally scheduled for 4 p.m. at Agoura High School. The precautionary layoff notices will be […]

Easter at Four Seasons



Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village presents a special Easter overnight package, egg hunt and brunch for children and families. The Easter package includes deluxe guest room accommodations, an Easter basket amenity for children ages 12 and under on the evening of Sat., April 11, and complimentary self-parking. The Easter Package is $195 per room overnight accommodations, Fri. through Sun., April […]

Forums scheduled



The Las Virgenes Unified School District will host a bimonthly superintendent’s forum from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mon., March 16 at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas. Superintendent Donald Zimring said the forums are conducted as part of the district’s outreach to the community. The sessions are unstructured, allowing community members to raise issues and ask questions of district senior […]

Calabasas



A thief stole a $200 handbag, $200 cellphone, $200 wallet, and $100 worth of other accessories from the front counter of a store in the 4770 block of Park Granada March 3. A burglar stole three rings worth a total of $76,000 from the bedroom of a home in the 23250 block of Park Ensenada March 2. Vandals caused $100 […]


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