2009-06-25

Feminism at Sumac



I attended the fifth-grade graduation ceremonies at Sumac Elementary School in Agoura Hills last Wednesday. All the graduating fifthgraders were assigned the task of writing an essay describing their experiences as students at Sumac. I was somewhat taken aback when all four essays selected to be read as part of the proceedings were authored by female students exclusively. My observation […]

Jackie Bogosian



Dilbeck Realtors President Mark Dilbeck announced that Jackie Bogosian was named thirdplace Calabasas office Associate of the Year for her production in 2008. She was also honored with the Award of Merit at this year’s Appreciation Celebration at the Odyssey restaurant in Granada Hills. Bogosian’s work style gives her the opportunity to get to know each of her clients on […]

Agoura Hill City Calendar



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces these upcoming events. Unless otherwise noted, all events will take place at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. For more information or to register, call (818) 597-7361. •Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program will offer a PACE (People with Arthritis Can Exercise) program for […]

Local students attend leadership conference



Five local high school sophomores attended the annual Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar Series from June 5 to 7 at California Lutheran University. The students were Siara Behar of Westlake High School, Bryce Beisswanger of Viewpoint, Patrick Rosenberg of Agoura High, Shani Winston of Oak Park High and Melissa Han of Newbury Park High. Westlake Women’s Club sponsored the students. […]

Sports camp offers tennis, golf



The Lindero Kids Summer Sports camp is celebrating its 16th year with a daycamp experience for children ages 4 to 14. Camp hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For working parents the camp also offers pre-care and post-care. Campers will be closely monitored by trained counselors for safety. Lindero offers a low camper-to-counselor ratio. Professional tennis and golf instructors […]

Pet of the Week



Practicing what you preach



As I hear about all the warnings of cutbacks, fines and rationing on water usage, it makes me wonder when the city representatives will conform to their own requests. As I drive around Agoura Hills, Malibu, Oak Park and the neighboring communities, I can’t help but notice the huge swathes of lawn, ice plant of varying types, annuals and non-native […]

Heart Foundation honors chef



The Westlake Village-based Heart Foundation at Cedars Sinai Medical Center honored Wolfgang Puck last month with the Steven S. Cohen Humanitarian Award. Puck, a celebrity chef, restaurateur and philanthropist, owns Wolfgang Puck L.A. Bistro in Westlake Village. He is committed to providing food made with fresh, healthy and organic ingredients from local farms and humanely raised animal products. Puck is […]

Calmont kids send care packages to troops



Students at Calmont School in Calabasas recently collected toiletries, sunscreen, candies and DVDs to ship to the U.S. Army Bravo Company 1-82 serving in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The children also sent along a large blue, hand-decorated sign with words of encouragement such as “Be safe!” and “You are heroes!” While collecting the items, students learned that the uncle of Calmont student […]

Indian Hills grads are jubilant




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