2011-03-31

At The Library



The Calabasas Library at 200 Civic Center Way offers the following free programs. For more information, call the library at (818) 225-7616 or go to www.cityofcalabasas.com/library.html. •New and emerging readers in grades K-3 can read aloud to a therapy dog for 15 minutes between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., April 2. Reservations will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the […]

Bat mitzvah project will help the Ventura Humane Society



Emily Winters will become a bat mitzvah on April 16. As her mitzvah project, Emily is collecting donations for the Ventura County Humane Society. Emily has placed collection jars for loose change in several locations in the community. The money will be collected the week of April 18 and donated to the humane society’s Pennies for Pets fund. These funds […]

Marmonte baseball teams bear down

Pitching carries Westlake early while Agoura, Calabasas search for consistency


As we inch closer to the midway point of the Marmonte League baseball season, attention-grabbing storylines are developing on local diamonds. Certain subplots were anticipated since the first pitch of the preseason—Moorpark’s wicked rotation and balanced batting order, thumping lineups at Newbury Park, Royal and Simi Valley, and Westlake running amok on the base paths all come to mind. Other […]

Calabasas raises fees at Tennis and Swim




The Calabasas Parks, Recreation and Education Commission recently voted to increase membership fees at the city-owned Tennis and Swim Center on Park Sorrento. In addition, commissioners will look at a new pool membership program to address overcrowding at the facility. The Calabasas Tennis and Swim Cember stands at full capacity with more than 2,600 tennis and health memberships. It has […]

Historical women visit Sumac Elementary



Lakers finish season undefeated



Sizzlin’ starts



The following Marmonte League baseball players have started hot this season: Luke Eubank, SS/P, Newbury Park The polished Panther junior had 20 hits in his first 36 at-bats while knocking in nine runs. He also allowed one earned run during his first nine innings on the mound. Nick Vigo, CF/P Simi Valley One of two scintillating southpaws in Simi Valley’s […]

Great day, great race

Record field competes in Agoura


A record 7,000 runners lined up for the starting gun at last Saturday’s Great Race of Agoura—which was not one race but five. A sixth race was called off due to wetness from the previous rains. But the eleventh hour cancellation of the Chesebro Half Marathon didn’t dampen the outcome of the 26th annual competion as the rain halted and […]

Westlake sheriff liaison bids farewell



Westlake Village officials recognized Lt. John Benedict of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department at a meeting last week for the contributions he’s made to their community. Benedict, who’s lived in Thousand Oaks since 1982, served as a liaison between Westlake Village and the sheriff’s department for five years. He’s being transferred to the department’s Los Angeles headquarters, where he will […]

Benefit concert to prevent homelessness



ConejoValleyCares.org will present Neighbors Helping Neighbors, a benefit concert to prevent homelessness, at 7 p.m. Fri., April 1 at The Sofa Guy, 31133 Via Colinas, Suite 103, Westlake Village. Doors open 6:30 p.m. The performers are J.P. Gorham, cowboy poet, and Nancy Lee, cowgirl singer, and singers Amanda Tardif, Charlotte and friends, and award- winning singer Annie Reznik. The suggested […]


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