2009-05-21

Theater workshop accepting students for summer



Long-time resident is heart of Oak Park



Almost anyone who has taken part in Oak Park recreation programs over the years has met Jo Lassak. She’s the woman who’s directed the community’s recreation service since it began more than 20 years ago at Brookside Elementary School and Mae Boyar Park on Conifer Street. She is still involved with the program at its permanent home at the Oak […]

Morgan Nicole Evans



Morgan attends Oaks Christian High School where she’s the yearbook editor and a writer. She’s a member of the Future Leaders of America and received a writing award for published materials. Morgan hopes to start a nonprofit organization that assists children who have lost of family members. Morgan will be attending Cal Lutheran University in the fall where she plans […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol May 20 May 13 May 6 Apr. 29 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 50.59 48.05 47.56 51.03 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 48.69 50.98 48.79 49.64 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.02 0.02 0.02 0.02 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.00 * 0.00 * 0.00 * 0.00 * WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 15.89 11.81 17.46 17.65 CALABASAS DIODES, INC […]

Gifts for guns



The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will have a Gifts For Guns exchange from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., May 23 in the parking lot of the Las Virgenes Unified School District, 4111 N. Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. Residents can use a drive through drop off process to exchange their firearms for grocery store gift cards. Participants will remain […]

Yes, gun laws work



I just had to reply to Steve Cook’s (“Argument shot full of holes”) comments. Yes, I made a mistake on my dates. Being a former Marine in the 1960s, one of the most important dates to a Marine was the founding of the Marine Corps at Tun Tavern Philadelphia, July 1776. I agree that there are countless laws on the […]

YMCA delegates to Model United Nations go global



A seven-member delegation from the Triunfo YMCA took part in the Youth and Government Model United Nations’ annual conference in Burbank April 30 through May 3. The conference was the culmination of four months of training in which the delegation researched and represented Iraq and the Ukraine at the gathering. The conference drew more than 300 delegates from across California. […]

Katelyn Joanne Tully



Katelyn is a student at Louisville High School where she’s editor of the school newspaper and president of the French club. She’s a member of the California Scholarship Federation and national Honor Society. She has been ASB spirit chairperson and has participated in mock trial as a defense attorney. She’s been on the president’s honor roll and received the subject […]

Senior Helpers now in Westlake



Senior Helpers, a professional assistance service for the elderly, has opened a satellite office in Westlake Village. Founded in Baltimore in 2001, the company provides in-home caregiver service that includes help for people who want to stay at home rather than be institutionalized or live with relatives. Services are not covered by Medicare, and billing is on an hourly basis. […]

Buckle up



Sheriff’s deputies are enforcing their Click It or Ticket campaign through May 31. Fines for first-time adult seat belt violations have gone up from $100 to $131. For children, the first-time offense fine is now $435. No warnings will be given out during this mobilization. Statistics show that properly restrained rivers, passengers and children have a 50 percent better chance […]


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