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Las Virgenes USD

District Office Switchboard: (818) 8804000 Administration Donald Zimring, superintendent: 878-5225 Mary Schillinger, assistant superintendent of education: (818) 878-5218 Dan Stepenosky, assistant superintendent of personnel: (818) 878-5212 Karen Kimmel, chief business official: (818) 878-5203 Rose Dunn, director of elementary education: (818) 878-5219 Susan Curtis, director of pupil services: (818) 878-5216 Robbie Amodio, director of classified personnel: (818) 878-5212

Book sale to benefit Wellness Community

When Nancy Chavis first got involved with the Wellness Community Valley/Ventura, she assumed she would be volunteering for an organization that makes life better for people with cancer and their families. She had no idea she would also be a participant. Shortly after meeting with the volunteer coordinator for the Westlake Village-based cancer support organization, Chavis learned that her daughter, […]

Peer counselors honor parents

Young actors visit Grover’s Corners in play

Ovdat Team

Bev, Saul and Tami of the Ovdat Team have announced their participation in 13 sales transactions in the last 45 days. The Ovdat Team has been consistently highly ranked for residential real estate sales. They have been top producers since 1987, specializing in the Agoura/ Oak Park area. The Ovdats of Rodeo Realty excel in challenging markets. Their experience in […]

Karen Hansen retires from school district

Bay Laurel Elementary School Principal Karen Hansen has announced she will retire from public education at the end of the school year. Hansen has been with the district for 28 years. She started her career at Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas as a fifthgrade teacher and taught at Willow Elementary School in Agoura Hills for 16 years, teaching all grade […]

Staying informed about Alzhemier’s

Historian to share stories

French historian Helene Demeestere will talk about the French pioneers in the Santa Monica Mountains at 2 p.m. Sat., May 16 at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Demeestere is a professional researcher and a doctoral student at Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne. She is writing a thesis on French immigration to California. She was the curator […]

Oak Park High to host fashion fest

The Oak Park High School Fashion Club will host the second annual Fashion Fest from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sun., May 17 at Nordstrom at Westfield Topanga, 6602 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park. The event is a fundraiser to benefit the ALS Association, the Greater Los Angeles Chapter. ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The fest will […]

Jill Schwartz

Jill Schwartz, a sales partner with Dilbeck Realtor’s Calabasas office, was named Second Place Calabasas Office Associate of the Year. “This award winning agent is committed to meeting the individual needs of each of her clients,” said branch manager, Donna Beebe, “whether it is helping to create the ideal environment for selling a home or finding the perfect place to […]