2010-04-15 E-Edition

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High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., April 16: AP pre-admin/A- 1/7:50 a.m. Comedy Sportz/G building/ 6 p.m. Sat., April 17: Grad Nite garage sale/6:30 a.m. Mock SAT/A-1/8:45 a.m. Tues., April 20: Late start day College admissions workshop for 10th- and 11thgrade students and parents/8 a.m. Charger Club meeting/A-1/7 p.m. Wed., April 21: PFC meeting/9 a.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., April 16: Auto shop testing/ […]

On Social Security

The recent article by Essie Landry on Medicare Part D was informative but unfortunately only to a limited percentage of those persons eligible for the program. It is a pity that more attention was not also given to those already enrolled and already paying premiums, as I am. I had to sign up for Part D at the age of 77 at […]

Conejo Valley jazz group performs at L.A. Mission

The Conejo Valley’s Jazz Community Service Ensemble performed at the Los Angeles Mission in downtown Los Angeles on March 13. The group participated in the Adopt-A-Meal program, which included sponsoring a meal for 500 homeless, decorating the dining hall for St. Patrick’s Day, serving meals to the homeless, and helping prepare for the mission’s upcoming annual Easter celebration. The morning […]

Rotary raffle offers dream vacation prize

The Rotary Club of Westlake Sunrise Village presents its eighth annual Charity Raffle. The grand prize is a dream vacation or no-risk funds for a charity. By partnering with The Rotary Club, nonprofit charities can net $25 from each $50 ticket they sell at no risk and no cost to the organization. The grand prize winner can choose from one […]


THURS., APRIL 15 Calabasas Chamber Of Commerce Business Mixer 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Florentyna’s A Fine Flower Company and Blue Table, 4774 Park Granada, Ste. 1, Calabasas. Free. RSVP required. Phone: 818.222.5680 Contact: Chamber office Time: 5:30 p.m. Date: 4/15/2010 Parent Education Night 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mariposa Elementary School, 6050 N. Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. Dr. Susan […]

Home schooling ain’t what it used to be

Students learn by doing in flexible home and school environments

Home schooling has grown into more than parents teaching their children the ABCs and 1-2- 3s around a kitchen table. In the Las Virgenes Unified School District, the program is a fully formed alternative for parents who want their children to have flexibility in what and how fast they learn. Home schooling allows families to mix and match traditional schooling […]

No on Calabasas water park

Some time ago, the Calabasas City Council Members ordered that city staff employees begin planning a water park at De Anza Park near the intersection of Lost Hills and Las Virgenes roads. Having been a candidate for City Council for the last two election cycles, running against all five current council members, I can unequivocally confirm that no one and […]

Agoura High Jazz Ensemble shines

Muggles can play Quidditch with Venture Crew

Venture Crew 9642 will host a game of Quidditch for Muggles, as described in the Harry Potter books, at 4 p.m. Sat., April 17 at Arroyo Vista Community Park, the far back field by the nursery, 4550 Tierra Rejada Road, Moorpark. The event is for young adults ages 14 to 21 years old. Crew members live in the Moorpark, Simi […]