2009-10-01

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 2: Reyes Adobe Days through Sunday CSU application workshop/ A-1/7:50 a.m. Battle of the Bands/G building/7 p.m. Mon., Oct. 5: Music booster meeting/J-3/7 p.m. Tues., Oct. 6: Late start day Theater arts booster meeting/ faculty dining room/7 p.m. Wed., Oct. 7: Club rush/extended nutrition Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Oct. 2: ASB mixer/10 a.m. National Honor Society meeting/12:05 […]

A candidate with good ideas



I worked for several years under Lesli Stein while she was president of the Agoura High School Parent Faculty Club. I have never known anyone who is capable of getting things done like she can. If she doesn’t have information about an issue, she’ll investigate and get back to you. If an issue faces opposition, Leslie is able to have […]

Healthy fun for children slated



The Conejo Recreation and Park District and the National Charity League will host a Kids Health and Fitness Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., Oct. 3 at the Thousand Oaks Community Center, 2525 N. Moorpark Road. The free hands-on event will have activities designed to teach children of all ages the importance of fitness and nutrition. Children can […]

Calabasas recycling drawing contest kicks off



Each year, the Calabasas Environmental Commission hosts a drawing contest with an environmental theme that is open to students in elementary and middle schools. This year, the contest is titled “Benefits of Food Waste Recycling” and encourages students to submit hand-created drawings. Drawings must be done on 8½-by-11-inch format in landscape orientation. Thirteen winners will be chosen by the Environmental […]

Wine tasting tour to benefit students



A Santa Ynez Valley wine tasting tour will hit the road Sat., Oct. 10 to support the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Community Foundation’s student scholarship program. The community foundation is an entity of the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event will include lunch and tour at Bridelwood Winery, three additional wineries for tastings and bus transportation. The tour […]

Parent night topic deals with creativity



The Las Virgenes Unified School District and Mariposa Elementary School of Global Education will host a Parent Education Night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mon., Oct. 5 at Mariposa Elementary, 6050 Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. The topic will be “Creativity for Sale, Inquire Within” on the impact of media and commercialism on living and learning. Jeff Lough, school coordinator of Mariposa […]

Getting to know Lesli Stein



I had the pleasure of getting to know Lesli Stein last year, through LVUSD’s monthly meetings of the PFC presidents and the superintendent of schools. Lesli consistently impressed me with her depth of knowledge on a wide range of issues facing students and educators in our district. From her 12 years of active involvement at all levels of the district, […]

Park visitor center planned near Calabasas



Almost 100 people attended two meetings at King Gillette Ranch last week to offer their input on a proposed park visitor’s center at the rural Calabasas location. The 588-acre park site, which was formerly Soka University, sits at Mulholland Highway and Las Virgenes Road just south of the city limits. The park is run by four agencies: the National Park […]

Oak Park man builds boastworthy boat in own garage



Oak Park resident Miriam Gluzer thought her husband, Efi, was kidding more than two years ago when he said he wanted to build his own boat. Even after he moved her new minivan out of their two-car garage to make room for construction she didn’t believe him. But on a recent weekend, with the 18-foot power fishing boat in the […]

Children turning 18 can still collect Social Security with proper paperwork



Do you have a son or daughter who is turning 18 soon, collecting monthly Social Security benefits, and returning to high school this fall? If so, there’s a bit of homework for you. To make sure Social Security benefits continue beyond age 18, eligible students must submit the necessary form to school officials. The school will use these documents to […]