Young artists go green

Thirteen young artists from the area will have their work showcased on the city of Calabasas 2010 calendar. The annual contest, which began in 2005, challenged the students to create artwork showing ways to improve the environment through recycling. This year’s theme was “Benefits of Food Waste Recycling.” The contest was open to local students through the eighth grade. The […]

Lindero Canyon artists honored

CREATIVE KIDS— From left, Lindero Canyon Middle School students Miette Mahan, Pamela Moidel and Linda Liu display their winning artwork which will be on display at the Bank of America on Kanan Road in Agoura Hills. With them are, from left, Jamie Alcroft, art teacher Marilyn Fine and Lindero Canyon Principal Ron Kaiser.


THURS., NOV. 19 Scholastic Book Fair 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today through Nov. 20 at Sumac Elementary School, 6050 Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. “Destination Reading: Read Around the World” Book Fair. Phone: 818.991.4940 Contact: Johnna Email: doyit@sbcglobal .net Web: www.bookfairs .scholastic.com/homepage/sumac Time: 8:00 a.m. Date: 11/19/2009 “Travel Through Time @ the Library” 6 to 8 p.m. at Simi Valley […]

Diaz-Yi powers into state golf tourney

Warrior freshman makes history

Westlake High freshman Lauren Diaz-Yi has qualified for today’s State Golf Championship at Poppy Hills Golf Course in Monterey. Diaz-Yi fired a 1-over-par 73 during Monday’s CIF-WSGA Southern California Girls’ Golf Championship in Murrieta to advance to state. According to Warrior head coach Dave Costley, Diaz-Yi is the first freshman from Ventura County to earn an individual berth in the […]

Time to choose a Medicare Rx plan

Medicare open season

Hunting season is upon us; time to set your target for the Medicare prescription drug plan that’s best for you. Newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries, and current beneficiaries who are considering changes to their Medicare Part D plan, should note that “open season” is running now through Dec. 31. The Medicare Part D prescription drug program is available to all Medicare […]

Drive-through pageant recreates Jesus’ nativity

Westminster Presbyterian Church will present the 14th annual Bethlehem Experience, a free drive-through pageant re-creating the first century village of Bethlehem on the night of the first Christmas Eve, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Dec. 12 and 13 on the church grounds, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. Members of the congregation will dress in period costumes and […]

Fundraiser collects $33,000 for Mountains Restoration Trust

Despite a successful fundraiser last week, the local environmental group Mountains Restoration Trust is still looking for donations so it can buy a large plot of land in the Santa Monica Mountains. The trust raised $33,000 at an event Nov. 12 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village. The goal is to raise enough money to acquire 78 acres […]

Agoura teen receives philanthropic award

Jeremy Forman, a 16-year-old Agoura Hills High School junior, was honored with the Outstanding Youth Volunteer award by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals at the 24th annual National Philanthropy Day luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Nov. 9. The association is an international organization committed to advancing philanthropy through effective and ethical fundraising.  Two years […]

Agoura High boys defeated in semifinal

The Agoura High boys’ water polo team lost to Mira Costa, 10-7, Wednesday afternoon in the semifinal round of the CIF-Southern Section playoffs. James Altmann had four goals for Agoura, which finished the season 27-5. According to head coach Dustin Litvak, the Marmonte League champion Chargers went only 7-for-35 shooting in the match. “We hit a lot of bars,” Litvak […]

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