Activities for children, info for parents in West Hills

The fourth annual West Hills Neighborhood Council Safety and Health Fair and the West Hills Spring Eggstravaganza will take place simultaneously from 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Sat., April 23 at the Shadow Ranch Park, 22633 Vanowen St., West Hills. The event is produced by the Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks and the West Hills Neighborhood Council. The egg […]

Oak Park winners

Students from Oak Park High School won first place in the QuikSCience Challenge. Their achievement was announced at an awards ceremony at the offices of Quiksilver Inc. in Huntington Beach on April 8. The prize for the OPHS students will be a weeklong trip to the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island. Two teams of OPHS students participated […]

Basketball’s best saluted by Southern Section

Oaks Christian senior Blair Holliday is the boys’ basketball All-CIF-Southern Section Division 4A Co-Player of the Year along with senior Nick De Bonfilhs of Buckley. Holliday, a combo guard/forward, averaged 12 points per game in helping lead the Lions to a section championship as well as the state semifinals. The two-sport standout was also on Oaks Christian’s section title-winning football […]

Fight over fishing

After reading Sylvie Belmond’s balanced article on fishing at Calabasas Lake, I found it irksome that even though Mr. Jennings found a suffering, entangled egret, he feels the fishermen just need to be more careful. I was also curious about his comment that “women who don’t fish tend to support the ban.” Possibly those women are more aware of the […]

Young Agoura designer debuts her collection

Kristine Flanigan of Agoura Hills, a graduatate in advanced fashion design at FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, presented her first fashion collection during a recent show in Los Angeles. Proceeds from the show went to the FIDM Scholarship Foundation, which helps students complete their education at the Los Angeles trade school. The fashion gala highlights the work of FIDM […]

Squirrel of the Month

Brookside student wins state contest

Kids gather for Mitzvah Project Fair

A big question on the mind of every 12-year-old at Congregation Or Ami is “What will I do for my mitzvah project?” In Judaism, the completion of a mitzvah project as part of the process of becoming a bar or bat mitzvah symbolizes acceptance of the “mitzvah” or “duty” to actively work to engage in “tikkun olam” or “healing the […]

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