2009-11-12

‘Beauty and the Beast’ at Calabasas



The Calabasas High School theater department will present Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” Tues. through Sat., Nov. 17 to 21 in the school’s theater at 22855 W. Mulholland Hwy. The evening shows will start at 7 p.m. There will also be a Saturday matinee performance at 2 p.m., Nov. 21. The students who perform the major roles of Belle, Lumiere […]

Citizens did their due diligence



I applaud, admire and respect the LVUSD, the City Council and our active citizens for providing a great example of how checks and balances work in a community. A school board, justifiably anxious over mind numbing cuts to their budget, have been, and I hope will continue to be, very creative and tenacious in pursuit of new sources of revenue. Citizens, […]

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The best way to tackle a jack-o’-lantern



TEAMWORK— Peyton Kieling, a sixth-grade student at St. Jude The Apostle School in Westlake Village, confers with a resident at Sunrise Assisted Living, also in Westlake, about the best way to carve a Halloween jack-o’-lantern. The youngster was one in a group of students who paid a visit to the senior residence to spread some holiday cheer and learn a […]

Musicians will perform during Holiday Home Tour



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will host a variety of entertainers who will perform for visitors on the 18th annual Holiday Homes Tour. The self-guided tour of four Conejo Valley homes will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat., Dec. 5 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., Dec. 6. The vocal and instrumental groups scheduled to perform […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Nov. 13: Fall play rehearsal/ G building Sat., Nov. 14: Mock ACT/A-1/ 8:45 a.m. Mon., Nov. 16: Fall play rehearsal/G building Tues., Nov. 17: Fall play rehearsal/G building Tenth grade vision and hearing testing/A-1S Charger club meeting/A-1/7 p.m. Wed., Nov. 18: Tenth grade vision and hearing testing/A-1S PFC meeting/9 a.m. Midnight Madness basketball/ gym/5 p.m. Thurs., Nov. […]

Westlake woman overcomes obesity



A Westlake Village woman who could barely stand a year ago recently completed the three-mile Walk from Obesity in Ventura and, with her team of family and friends, raised more than $1,000 to help others who struggle with their weight. Joan Berl-Brooks participated in the annual national fundraiser at Ventura Harbor last month. Money raised through the event supports the […]

Early deadlines for Thanksgiving



The issue of Nov. 26, which will be delivered on Wed., Nov. 25 because of Thanksgiving, requires early deadlines. Editorial items, including letters to the editor and press releases, must be received by 11 a.m. Thurs., Nov. 19 for that edition, which is the same deadline for reserving real estate ads. Display ads must be reserved by 11 a.m. Fri., […]

Olympic athlete charges Agoura team



PASSING THE TORCH— Former Camarillo High School graduate and Olympic softball team player Jessica Mendoza speaks to the Agoura High School softball team last Thursday. Mendoza was on campus to promote an upcoming December sports clinic in Moorpark. Her Olympic teammate Stacey Nuveman will also participate in the clinic.

Keep streets, waterways free of debris during storm season



With the rainy season approaching, now is the time for action to protect the community and the environment from stormwater pollutants. Litter, green waste and plastic bottles are a few of the items that can travel with rainwater into storm drains and into receiving waters like the Los Angeles and San Gabriel rivers and the ocean. To keep streets and […]


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