2011-03-10 E-Edition

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The Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education will not apply for District of Choice, or open enrollment status in the 2011/2012 school year. The board will consider the option again for the 2012/2013 school year after it reviews programs and other options. A photo last week depicting a check presentation by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department to the […]

Las Virgenes schools launch SOS campaign

The Las Virgenes Unified School District has launched a Save Our Schools campaign and hopes to raise $1 million by the end of March to keep teachers from losing their jobs next year. Superintendent Donald Zimring said the money is needed to offset three years of cuts in state funding to education. “Because of Sacramento’s inability to provide equitable and […]

Teens have their day in court

Gardening workshop

The West Basin Municipal Water District will host a free gardening workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., March 19 at Malibu City Hall, 23815 Stuart Ranch Road, Malibu. Participants will learn how to develop an ocean-friendly garden using native plants, efficient irrigation devices, and on-site water retention techniques to reduce run-off pollution to the ocean. Call (310) 371-4633, […]

Jewish networking opportunity

Residents can make connections within the evergrowing community of Jewish business people, professionals, trades people and corporate executives at JNET, a nonprofit, from 7 to 9 p.m. Wed., March 16 at Temple Etz Chaim, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. JNET facilitates business relationships throughout the Conejo Valley and now the San Fernando Valley. There is no charge to attend […]

Spring forward

Daylight saving time will begin at 2 a.m. this Sun., March 13. Residents are reminded to set their clocks forward one hour before they go to bed Saturday night as they begin to enjoy an extra hour of daylight. The days already are getting longer and the first day of spring is March 20.

Parents helping schools together

A new education foundation has been formed in Las Virgenes Unified School District to help with fundraising efforts. Ziona Friedlander, Agoura High School PFC co-president, announced the establishment of the Together Helping Education Foundation as a partner with the district’s Save Our Schools campaign. The SOS campaign will try to raise $1 million by the end of March by soliciting […]

Pink Floyd tribute band performs at Civic Arts Plaza

West Coast Performing Arts Presenters And Rock and Roll Inc will present “The Ultimate Tribute to Pink Floyd Starring House of Floyd” at 8 p.m. Sat., March 19 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. This live musical performance starring House of Floyd includes a laser light show, special effects and backscreen. The show […]

Student youth and government delegates gather in Sacramento

The 99 delegates from the Triunfo YMCA made a big impact at the 63rd annual California YMCA Youth and Government Model Legislature/Court conference last month at the state capitol in Sacramento. More than 2,700 high schoolers from around California attended the conference. The Triunfo Y was one of the largest delegations. The teens used the legislative chambers and state capitol […]