2011-03-10

Pet of the Week



A remarkable resilience unites dog and owner

Critter tail


Stylish as a Bond girl in highheeled black boots and belted black trench coat, Natalie Kimura was enjoying an interlude in her evening stroll along Westlake Village’s greenbelts. Beside her sat a small curly-haired dog named Honey. As I passed their bench, Honey first offered a tailwagging greeting, then a brief flare of Lilliputian ferocity, then utter amiability. Honey’s barking […]

Online auction begins at school

Jewelry, VIP show tickets, vacations up for bid

Chaparral Elementary School in Calabasas will run its annual online auction March 11 through 20 at www.biddingforgood.com/ chaparralauction. Last year’s auction brought in more than $30,000 for the school with more than 400 bidders from across the nation on the auction website. Some of the auction items are travel packages, jewelry, VIP show tickets, children summer camps, local restaurants and […]

Women donate books to school library



U.S. Army Chorus performs at Bay Laurel Elementary



When the United States Army Chorus recently visited Los Angeles, the group made a stop at Bay Laurel Elementary School. The chorus requested the concert in honor of former service member Ron Harris, whose wife Carol had taught kindergarten at Bay Laurel for many years. Ron Harris was a member of the chorus when he was in the military. During […]

Forum slated



The Las Virgenes Unified School District will present a Superintendent’s Forum from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Mon., March 14 at A.C. Stelle Middle School, 22450 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The forum is open to the community. The agenda is unstructured. Residents will have the opportunity to raise issues and ask questions of district senior management. District Superintendent Donald Zimring will host […]

Psychotherapist to speak at parenting night



Joey Levin, a health clerk at Calabasas High School, hopes that this year’s R.A.P. (Resolve and Problem Solve) parent advisory program will attract parents from local middle and elementary schools. Bob Mann, a USC-trained psychotherapist, will speak at the Wed., March 16 session at 7 p.m. in the school’s library. Although Mann has worked with clients from age 4 to […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Fri., March 11: Late AP sales/AAP Tues., March 15: Senior informational meeting/G building/ 7:50 a.m. Wed., March 16: Senior informational meeting/G building/ 7:50 a.m. Thurs., March 17: District music festival/G building Choir and orchestra concert/G building/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., March 11: AP tests on sale/ nutrition and lunch Outdoor pep rally/11:45 a.m. Sat., March 12: SAT/8 a.m. […]

Summer camp in Oak Park



The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District will host an open house presenting summer camp options from 10 a.m. to noon Sat., March 19 at Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road. The event is free. Camp staff will conduct a question and answer time at 11:15 a.m. There will be three summer camps this year: Fun Oaks Mini […]

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 […]