Celebs raise awareness for autism

Registration begins for summer Discovery camps

Youths will explore nature's wonders

Reservations are being accepted for the three sessions of Mountains Restoration Trust’s “Discovery Nature Camp” at 3815 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Calabasas. The camp, for youths ages 8 to 12, will present the wonders of nature with a science and environmental focus using scientific tools, hands-on activities, crafts, games and talks by guest speakers. Each session will have a different […]

Software maker drives off with prize

Motor Vehicle Software Corporation, a local automotive industry software maker, won honorable mention in the 2009 Automotive News PACE Awards for its DMVDesk Registration Management System. The Westlake Village company was the only one to receive recognition in the awards Information and Technology Services category. Competitors in the category included companies such as Microsoft and Dassault Systems. The awards are […]

Coyote swimmers all about teamwork

Calabasas aiming for top marks at Marmonte finals

As senior ASB president and co-captain of the Calabasas High swim team, Brian Chaskes is a natural leader. For most of this season, he said he’s felt like a couch potato. Chaskes has endured a slew of injuries his senior year. He missed the first four weeks of the season with a shoulder injury. On April 7, Chaskes broke the […]

Dick Van Dyke sings for schools

For the 10th year performer Dick Van Dyke will star in the annual benefit concert “Wishing on a Star” for local high school choral music programs at 4 p.m. Sun., May 10 in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Van Dyke will sing songs from Disney musicals such as “Mary Poppins,” “Pinocchio” and […]

Ask the DMV

Do you have questions about general drivingrelated requirements like registration and insurance? Are you unclear about laws and restrictions related to driving? The California Department of Motor Vehicles has answers at www.dmv.ca.gov. Q: My grandparents just bought me a classic car for my graduation. How do I check the car’s smog test history? A: This can be done easily by […]

Your student might be a STAR, but she just doesn’t know it

Testing is critical, school district says

Agoura High School is raising STAR (Standardized Testing and Reporting) awareness through a unique campaign involving school and community. The STAR testing is administered to second through 11thgrade students each May, but is not always taken seriously by students, school officials say. According to Joe Keays, a math teacher who’s leading the awareness campaign, STAR testing is crucial to the […]

Sour power science turns on the juice


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