2010-04-08

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A.C. Stelle teams up with popular author

Writer inspires students to create artwork, newspapers

Student-teacher Ashley Benning recently brought a tinge of Gothic excitement to the language arts curriculum for students at A.E. Wright Middle School. Capitalizing on fascination with the popular book series, the “Looking Glass Wars,” Benning last month invited author Frank Beddor to speak to the school’s sixth-graders about his dark novels and their connection to the fantasy classic, “Alice’s Adventures […]

Car wash runs a clean business



I am a resident of the beautiful Agoura Hills for the past 20 years. I saw few changes in our beautiful city in the past, one such was the creation of a car wash on the corner of Reyes Adobe and Canwood. Since I drive by almost everyday to go to work, that gas station became a part of my […]

Convent opens cloister to public



The Sisters of Notre Dame will celebrate 30 years of service by hosting an open house for the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Sun., April 11 at the Notre Dame Center, behind La Reina High School, 1776 Hendrix Ave., Thousand Oaks. This birthday party for the provincial headquarters will include refreshments, exhibits, a raffle drawing and a rare tour […]

Agoura General Plan approved



The Agoura Hills City Council adopted its General Plan 2035, marking the completion of five years of work that outlines what the city is expected to look like over the next several decades. The framework for city development is updated every 10 years, but if circumstances change—or officials have a change of heart on specific guidelines—the document can periodically be […]

Women’s club goes ‘Sipping in Springtime’

Event will raise monies for charities in the Conejo Valley

The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will host Sipping in Springtime 2010 from 2 to 6 p.m. Sun., April 25 at the Gardens of the World, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The event, a fundraiser for charities in the Conejo Valley, will feature wine and food tastings from area restaurants and wineries, music selections from DJ Matt Graumann, and […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., April 9: Spring break-no school Mon., April 12: School resumes Tues., April 13: AP pre-admin (through Fri., April 16)/A-1/7:50 a.m. TAB meeting/faculty dining room/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., April 9: Spring recess-no school Sat., April 10: SAT/8 a.m. Mon., April 12: PFC meeting/ 9:30 a.m. Calendar meeting/10:10 a.m. Dance concert rehearsal/3 p.m. Tues., April 13: Walker’s Wild […]

Wonders how it passed originally



The Heschel school group purchased a piece of property not zoned for their ultimate usage, a 750-student narrowly populated and focused school. Apparently the Agoura City Council did not want the project, due in part to infrastructure costs and environmental concerns. The board-based community of Old Agoura Hills did not want the project and spent untold dollars and time fighting […]

Service features music of U2



Malibu United Methodist Church will host a U2 Eucharist Celebration, a worship service with Holy Communion featuring the music of U2, at 10:30 a.m. Sun., April 11 outdoors at the church, 30128 Morning View Drive, Malibu. Musicians participating in the service are Rick Cowling, Mike Mennell and Joellen “Cha Cha” McNaughton. The offering collected will benefit World Vision’s work to […]

Los Robles ‘April Pools Day’ no joke



There was no joking at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center on April 1 during a meeting called “April Pools Day.” Hospital officials and experts gathered in a board room to talk about a serious subject: child drownings and near drownings in swimming pools. The message was simple for parents and pool owners: Watch children carefully; fence off pools with […]


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