2009-04-02

DAR honors good citizens, winning essays



The Conejo Valley Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution recently recognized two local students for their outstanding scholastic achievements in essay composition for the annual DAR Good Citizens and American History Essay Contests. Emily Miller, an eighthgrade student at La Reina High School, won the American History Essay Contest with a composition titled “Ideals of the […]

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High School Hi-Lights



Agoura Chargers Mon., April 6: Music booster meeting/J-3/7 p.m. Spirit team meeting/7 p.m. Tues., April 7: TAB meeting/ teacher’s lounge/7 p.m. Dance team meeting/A-1/ 7 p.m. Wed., April 8: Late start day Thurs., April 9: Driving safety display Calabasas Coyotes Fri., April 3: El Camino swim team practice/pool/5:30 a.m. Anthropology/room M11/ 2 p.m. Spring musical/theater/7 p.m. Mon., April 6: PFC […]

Oak Park unveils new kindergarten program for younger children



Each year, teachers screen the incoming Oak Park kindergartners to see if they’re ready for school, but some of the children who are old enough for class may not be developmentally ready. Instead of turning those students away, Oak Park Unified School District is starting a program to help those children learn at their own pace. The Discovery Kindergarten Program […]

Takin’ it to the streets

Groups stage meaningful and fun outdoor events to celebrate a variety of worthy causes

  Thousands of people took to the streets in Agoura Hills and Westlake Village last week to compete in the athletic arena and to celebrate life in the community. Messages of peace and love accompanied the tiedyed shirts and Hippy happiness at the 40th anniversary celebration for White Oak Elementary School on March 25 in Westlake. On Sat., March 28, […]

Agoura High’s annual Grad Night provides safe party environment



Graduation night is the culmination of a day of celebration and change when high school seniors say goodbye to their secondary school days and look forward to the challenges and opportunities that college brings. It is also one of the most dangerous nights of teenagers’ entire high school experience. The California Highway Patrol says the highest number of teen drunk […]

Youth Congress XXV goes green



Students participating in the annual Youth Congress presented by the Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation are going green. The April 4 summit will focus on challenges the region faces in contributing to a more ecologically friendly world, said Karen Malatesta, executive director of the foundation. The free Saturday program, “Plan-It Green: How You Can Help,” will be at Westlake High School […]

Crumbs Bake Shop opens at Commons



Crumbs Bake Shop, the originator of the gourmet cupcake, continued its national expansion by bringing a new store to The Commons shopping center in Calabasas. Crumbs celebrated its March 21 opening by giving away 1,000 free cupcakes. The first Crumbs Bake Shop opened in 2003 in New York City by co-founders Mia and Jason Bauer. There are currently six locations […]

Preparing for the auction



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will hold a business mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thurs., April 16 at Designs of the Interior, 21723 Vanowen St., Canoga Park. The event will include a gift gathering for the Chamber’s 14th annual wine tasting and silent auction June 5 at the Calabasas Civic Center. To participate as a sponsor, donate items or […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol Apr. 1 Mar. 25 Mar. 18 Mar. 11 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 48.33 49.82 50.51 47.27 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 50.67 50.02 51.85 48.57 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.11 0.12 0.10 0.12 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.00 * 0.00 * 0.00 * 0.00 * WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 11.41 11.46 12.03 8.92 CALABASAS DIODES, INC […]