2011-03-17

Women’s club to present fashion show

Gift baskets offered in silent auction

In preparation for the Westlake Women’s Club’s professional fashion show “Fashions On Parade,” club members, including silent auction co-chairmen Jeanne Edwards and Judi Menger and benefit volunteer Eleanor Donnelly, recently gathered for day-long gift basket wrapping session. Hundreds of items were combined into dozens of baskets for the club’s 42nd annual spring fundraiser which has collected and dispersed hundreds of […]

Special ed parent group kicking off



Gwen Campbell, a special education advocate, and Robin Burkholz, a licensed speechlanguage pathologist, are bringing a monthly Special Education Advocacy Parent Group to the area. The group is geared for parents of school-aged children. The interactive meetings will take place on the last Friday of each month. The first meeting will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Fri., March 25 […]

A La Popcorn closing its doors



A La Popcorn on Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills is going out of business after 35 years. The children’s clothing store is owned by Calabasas resident Sheri Bergman and her mother and grandmother. Alissa Cohen, Bergman’s mother, and Betty Cohen, the grandmother, started the small independent store in 1976. A La Popcorn is closing because of the slow economy and […]

Local resident gives the latest poop on dogs



I have written in the past of dog owners violating the rules of “picking up after your animal,” which occurs constantly along the sidewalk/green area of 5300 Lake Lindero, specifically near the corner of Passageway Place, as no cars park along the red zone. Walking this past Saturday morning I encountered several “piles” in this grassy area. These are very […]

Time to apply for service grant awards



Soroptimist International of the Conejo will be accepting requests for Service Awards grants from nonprofit organizations with projects or programs that fit the Soroptimist mission of “ improving the lives of women and girls in the local community and throughout the world.” The grants will be in the range of $500 to $1,000. Deadline is March 28. Submit requests to: […]

Dr. Seuss on the agenda



New Remedy for skin care