2010-02-25

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Schillinger publishes book on autism



Mary Schillinger, assistant superintendent for Las Virgenes Unified School District, has written a book on autism that covers many aspects of school programs for autistic students. Autism is a brain disorder that often affects a child’s ability to communicate and develop relationships with people. Schillinger said the seeds to write “The Administrator’s Guide to Building and Maintaining a Comprehensive Autism […]

Baby Joey Run for SIDS scheduled

Food, entertainment, prizes at event

The Josephine DeMello Foundation will sponsor the second annual Baby Joey Run for Life 5K SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) and Infant Loss Run/Walk on Sat., March 13 at Constitution Park, 1287 Paseo Camarillo, Camarillo. On-site registration starts at 8 a.m., and the run will begin at 9 a.m. The event will also have entertainment, food and prizes, including Disneyland […]

Youths will miss meals to raise world hunger awareness



Members of the youth group at The Church of the Epiphany (Episcopal) will host a “30 Hour Famine” on Fri. and Sat., Feb. 26 to 27 to raise funds and increase awareness in the fight against world hunger. Funds raised will go to World Vision, originator of the 30 Hour Famine as an international youth movement to combat hunger. The […]

Chamber confirms name change



When Agoura Hills officially joined the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce in January, the group’s name could have become unwieldy because of its length. Instead, the California Secretary of State approved an articles of incorporation legal filing that changed the name of the group to the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce. The 1,400-member Chamber now serves the […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., Feb. 26: CSF applications due Comedy Sportz/G building/7 p.m. Sat., Feb. 27: Mock SAT/A-1/ 8:45 a.m. Dance marathon/G building/ 11 a.m. Mon., March 1: Late AP sales (through Fri., March 5)/AAC Music booster meeting/J-3/7 p.m. Tues., March 2: TAB meeting/ faculty dining room/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 26: Community service award applications due for grade nine […]

Tips to quit smoking



You already know tobacco use is bad for you, your health, your fitness, your wallet, your social life and how you feel about yourself. There are lots of great reasons to quit tobacco. Make 2010 the year to say farewell to tobacco for good. When it comes to great ways to salute America’s service members, helping them quit tobacco ranks […]

Church offers ministries for all ages



Church in the Canyon will present a variety of programs for all ages, open to the community. The church is at 4235 Las Virgenes Road, Calabasas. For more information on events, go to www.churchinthecanyon.org or call (818) 880-2060. •Women’s Ministry starts new Bible study on the book of Ruth from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Sat., Feb. 27 in the Fellowship […]

Animal stories wanted for TV



Have you had a scary backyard encounter with a coyote, a raccoon or a poisonous spider or snake? If so, a New York production company would like to hear your story. Pangolin Pictures wants to feature local residents on an hourlong documentary that will air on the Discovery Channel later this year, associate producer Justin Weinrich said. “It looks at […]

Honor roll

Acorn Bits

•Travis Metzger of Hidden Hills made the fall 2009 dean’s list at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. Metzger is a freshman majoring in aerospace engineering. •Sasha Stillman, a sophomore from Calabasas, was named to the Seaver College dean’s list at Pepperdine University for the 2009 fall semester.Seaver College is the undergraduate school for the Malibu campus.


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