2009-10-29

Voters support Lesli Stein



One of Lesli Stein’s strengths is that she is an effective leader. She looks at the situation from all perspectives, gathers the information she needs, asks the tough questions, gets answers and then makes excellent decisions. She has demonstrated the ability to work with principals, staff and teachers on budget issues, curriculum and site needs, and has started innovative programs […]

Study group to discuss the Torah



Members and non-members of Congregation Or Ami will gather twice a month to delve into Torah portions as they question, discuss and debate important themes in the sacred Jewish text from 9 to 10 a.m. beginning Sat., Oct. 31 at the synagogue, 26115 Mureau Road, Ste. B, Calabasas. Or Ami’s rabbinic intern Julia Weisz will lead the study group. Weisz is […]

Layoffs turn into kids’ art program



After two Calabasas residents were laid off from their jobs not long ago, they decided to turn their attention to the children of Thousand Oaks and started a business that gives kids the opportunity to express themselves through art. Richard Borland, 48, lost his job after 10 years at Amgen as a project manager/senior business analyst earning a six-figure salary. […]

T.O. Chamber thinking of holidays



The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the Holiday Boutique and Networking Breakfast of Champions on Fri., Nov. 6 from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Registration and breakfast begin at 6:45 a.m. and an early bird drawing takes place at 7 a.m. Up to 20 […]