2010-05-06 E-Edition

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A fine festival in Calabasas


Pavley hosts town hall

Sen. Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), The Valley Industry and Commerce Association and Providence Tarzana Medical Center will sponsor a breakfast and town hall on state government reform with former Assembly speaker and California Forward co-chair Bob Hertzberg from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Fri., May 21 at Providence Tarzana Medical Center Women’s Center Auditorium, 18321 Clark St., Tarzana. A continental breakfast […]

Leave It To Totally Modern Mother

“Mom, I’m home!” yells a young voice as the front door slams shut. He’s met by Mother, wearing a skirt and half-apron and holding a plate of freshly baked cookies. It’s the age of “Father Knows Best” and this is Donna Reed, the quintessential mom of the 1950s. She keeps a tidy house and cooks new-fangled TV dinners. After she […]

Warrior swimmer at the top of her class

Darago is a candidate for Westlake valedictorian

Nora Darago and her Westlake High swim teammates waited. Students lounged around in street clothes on the Calabasas pool deck, just waiting for the meet to begin. The referee was more than 30 minutes late. The ref showed up unannounced, and the races began shortly thereafter. The girls’ 200-yard medley relay was next, but someone had to tell Darago. “Oh, […]

Humane Society appoints new volunteer coordinator

The Humane Society of Ventura County has appointed Kate Nelson as its new volunteer coordinator. Nelson is a longtime volunteer at the nonprofit animal shelter and the owner of three dogs and three cats. A former elementary school teacher, Nelson earned her bachelor’s degree in liberal studies at Cal State Stanislaus and has a multiple subject teaching credential. She is […]

Kevin Buchanan new principal at Oak Park High

After a yearlong search, Oak Park High School has found a new principal. Kevin Buchanan, currently an assistant principal at La Canada High School, will take over the OPHS post on July 1. Buchanan replaces Lynn McCormack, Oak Park’s interim principal this year. McCormack retired from Oak Park in 2008 and was replaced by Andi Mallen, a former Palm Desert […]

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