2010-11-18 E-Edition

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Bowls of Hope Fundraiser

Noon to 5 p.m. at 5701 E. Conifer St., Oak Park. Oak Park girls’ basketball sponsors fundraiser for Many Mansions. Paint a bowl for $10 which will be fired later and resold at soup kitchen event. PHONE: 818.706.2218 • CONTACT: Susan Allen TIME: 12:00 p.m. THURS., NOV. 18   Pleasant Valley Garden Club Meets at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3975 Las […]

Friends rally to help Oak Park woman in fight for her life

Garage sale and cut-athon coming up

Three fundraisers are helping to support Oak Park resident Kimberly Liebe in her fight against stage four lung cancer and to create a trust in the name of her 3-year-old son. •The Benefit Kim Concert took place Nov. 17 at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills. The concert featured performances by local artists Rhythm Method, Kristin Lawson and Merrick McMahon, […]

Santa Paula Art Museum sells calendars

Guild members of the Santa Paula Art Museum are selling 2011 calendars featuring 12 paintings from the Santa Paula Collection. The calendar cover and first month feature a view of Santa Paula by Cornells Botke looking from “hospital hill” to South Mountain. The artists featured in the calendar are Robert Clunie, Ralph Holmes, Mary Ellen Wehrli, Xavier Montes, Douglas Shively, […]

Challenger wants to ‘dethrone’ Groveman

The race for two Calabasas City Council seats in the March 8, 2011 election will likely contain some lively debates as opponents rally to defeat two incumbents who are due for reelection. The term of each City Council seat is four years. The nomination period opened Monday and closes Dec. 10. Mayor Barry Groveman and Mayor Pro Tem Dennis Washburn […]

Goodbye to more open space

Anyone who feels strongly about whether the destruction of natural open space and native oak trees to make way for the construction of 24 new homes (the Riopharm project west of Liberty Canyon) is the type of “progress” that is right for Agoura Hills should keep this in mind when the next City Council elections are held: Councilmembers Denis Weber […]

Agoura’s Hultin signs with Arizona Wildcats

Shannyn Hultin, an Agoura High senior and member of the Conejo Simi Swim Club, signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Arizona. Hultin will begin her college career in the fall of 2011 competing with the Wildcats, who are led by renowned coach Frank Busch. The Agoura standout has been swimming for CSSC for nine years. During […]

Calabasas resident named top wine producer

Wine Enthusiast named Calabasas resident Alex Guarachi, president of TGIC Importers, the magazine’s Importer of the Year for 2010. Woodland Hills-based TGIC won the award based on the strength of the company’s global wine portfolio and its overall performance as an industry innovator. “The TGIC team and I have worked enthusiastically for years to grow our brands and to develop […]

Oak Park author publishes two new children’s books

Last year, Oak Park resident Leah Cohen published her first children’s book, a nature story titled “The Magic Pond: How a small flock of birds brought life and cheer to a lonely pond.” This month, two more of Cohen’s children’s books have been released. The first, “Lenny the Pink Turtle: How a young turtle saved his friends,” is about a […]

Juried art show opens in Thousand Oaks

More than 150 artists and patrons attended a juried art show and reception at the Thousand Oaks Community Gallery in Newbury Park on Nov. 7. The inaugural event hosted by the Regional Art Museum Task Force and the Thousand Oaks Art Association featured New West Symphony musicians violinist Melissa Phelps and cellist John Fare. Frank Schillo, former Ventura county supervisor […]