2010-05-06

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Monte Carlo night to benefit Montessori



The Montessori School of Agoura Parent Association will host its annual silent auction and dinner event from 5 to 10 p.m. Sat., May 15 at a private residence in Agoura Hills. The theme of the event is Monte Carlo Night and will include wine and cheese tasting, silent auction, casino gambling, gourmet dinner and homemade French crepes. Among items available […]

Got a beef?



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Catholic and Jewish congregations cross the great cultural divide



A local rabbi and priest practice what they preach when it comes to the Bible’s commandment to love thy neighbor. Rabbi Stewart Vogel of Temple Aliyah and the Rev. Robert McNamara of St. Bernardine of Siena Catholic Church have developed a close friendship. The church and synagogue are next door neighbors on busy Valley Circle Drive in Woodland Hills. Vogel […]

Calabasas drops plans for large water park



The Calabasas City Council has squashed plans for a water park at Juan Bautista De Anza Park, but will consider building a swimming pool on the west side of Calabasas if the city’s parks, recreation and education commission finds there’s a need for one. The council was set to vote at its meeting last week on whether to conduct public […]

Is your teen road ready?



High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., May 7: AP exams through Fri., May 14 Eighth-grade dance/G building/7 p.m. Sat., May 8: ComedySportz/G building/6 p.m. Tues., May 11: Makeup California High School Exit Exam IB parent association meeting/ 6 p.m. Wed., May 12: Makeup California High School Exit Exam Thurs., May 13: STAR testing Calabasas Coyotes Fri., May 7: AP testing: U.S. history-European history, […]

Gym relocates, expands, donates



Total Body Fitness has returned to Oak Park in a larger space with new, more varied equipment, exercise classes and clinics. At 4,300 square feet and with a 13-foot-high ceiling, the new gym is a third larger than the previous site, which was across the street in the Pavilions shopping center in Westlake Village. The facility is now in the […]

American churches celebrate Earth Day



Congregations across the country observed Earth Day by celebrating the goodness of God’s creation and recognizing that stewardship begins in the sacred spaces of church buildings and grounds. Riverside-Salem United Church of Christ and Disciples of Christ in Grand Island New York is in the process of building a sustainable building with straw bale insulation. First Universalist Church, in Minneapolis, […]

Trustee needed



The Oak Park Community Foundation board of trustees is look for an Oak Park resident to fill a vacant position on the board. The panel usually meets quarterly. The nonprofit foundation was founded in 1979 to oversee a variety of Oak Park organizations, organize volunteers and raise funds for community programs and projects, primarily in support of students in the […]


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