Conejo Valley Moms hosts playdates, special activities for local women

Conejo Valley Moms was established in 1993 and is a local nonprofit group for working and stay at home moms which started as a social outlet for mothers and their children. The club’s goals are to provide social activities for moms and their children, to facilitate new friendships and foster parental support. The group has weekly playdates, monthly themed park […]

Recycling makes big gains

The city of Calabasas last year collected more than 272,000 pounds of mixed electronic waste, surpassing the city’s goal of 200,000 pounds, according to environmental services supervisor Alex Farassati. The e-waste included more than 93,000 pounds of television and computer monitors and 430 fluorescent light bulbs. E-waste round ups are open to residents and businesses of all cities and communities. […]

Football clinic in Westlake

Strength and conditioning coach Robert Steele of Atomix Sports will host a youth football clinic Saturday in Westlake from 9:30 a.m. to noon. The clinic will focus on educating and informing coaches on injury prevention, progression of training cycles, nutritional strategies and proper techniques and mechanics for speed and strength training. A $40 fee is required. For more information or […]

Props to the city of Westlake Village

What an awesome community we live in. My husband and I attended the recent Friday Westlake Village TGIF concert. The entertainment was put on by the Cabrillo Musical Theater. The music was absolutely outstanding. The display of talent from all the age groups was so very impressive. It made for a very enjoyable evening. We are so very fortunate to […]

180-Degree Vista Offers Views Of Simi Valley

This approximately 4,000-square-foot family home is on a cul-de-sac at the very top of Wildwood. An unobstructed 180degree vista offers views of Simi Valley, Santa Rosa and Fillmore. The 33.719-square-foot lot provides an expansive backyard to enjoy the view. This home has three bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. An appraiser measured the individual rooms, and the floor plan and pictures are […]

Landscape pro to discuss heritage gardens

Janis Hatlestad will share techniques for creating a California heritage garden at 2 p.m. Sat., Aug. 1 at the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. New and experienced gardeners will learn how to blend drought-tolerant, edible and thirsty plants into landscapes. Hatlestad is a landscape designer with 35 years of gardening experience in the San Fernando Valley. She has a […]

City hosts blood drive for Kevin

12-year-old wants other kids to appreciate their health

The city of Calabasas is holding a blood drive in honor of a 12-year-old resident who’s been battling cancer for more than two year. Kevin Cordasco, diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma in March 2007, was named the city’s 2008 Citizen of the Year. He is known throughout the community for his fight against the disease and his dedication to spreading […]

Pet of the Week

Cellphone use is volulntary, cell tower exposure is not

NP Thank you for last week’s editorial regarding cellphones and the disputed antennas to be placed in our children’s playgrounds. The article made some great points. However, it also made an egregious error by saying there was a lack of studies and evidence on the harmful effects of cell antennas on humans. It correctly pointed out that cell phones, held […]

Adding, Upgrading A Deck Is Great Alternative To Vacation Spending

Instead of spending on pricey vacations, more Americans are turning to money-saving alternatives in their own backyards. Upgrading or adding a deck is a great way to take advantage of outdoor living spaces. Homeowners today are viewing their outdoor living space as extensions of their home. Among the 40 million homeowners who have an available outdoor living space, less than […]

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