2011-05-19

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Helping schools



Whether you are a longtime resident or a newcomer to the area, you know how important it is to have a high-quality education system where you live. In cities where there is a culture of education, quality of life is better for everyone. The LVUSD has a consistent track record of excellence in education in spite of the constantly changing […]

Tales of a multi-tasking graduate




This weekend I graduate from California State University Channel Islands. Well, technically I graduated in December, but on Saturday I’ll don my cap and gown, hear “Pomp and Circumstance” play over the loudspeakers and receive my diploma along with 1,300 of my fellow classmates. I’d like to say it’s exciting. I’d like to say it’s terrifying. But right now, I […]

Free Playboy jazz concert features Grammy-nominated musicians



Playboy Jazz at Warner Park offers a free outdoor concert with a diverse mix of jazz and entertainment from 4 to 8 p.m. Sun., June 5 at Warner Center Park, Woodland Hills. The free event is part of the Valley Cultural Center’s “Concerts on the Green” series and held in conjunction with the upcoming Playboy Jazz Festival on June 11 […]

Students live the colonial life



Club swimmers make college choices official



Ore Wahnishe, a senior at Oak Park High, has signed to swim collegiately at Arizona State. Wahnishe is expected to be an immediate contributor in freestyle events at ASU. Royal High senior Justin Young signed with Cal State Bakersfield. This season’s Marmonte League 200-yard freestyle champion, Young shines in freestyle and butterfly races. Both swimmers compete for Conejo Simi Swim […]

Deep thanks from the family of Marie Panec



We, the children and husband of Marie Panec, thank you—Oak Park and surrounding communities— for the incredible support you’ve shown to our family during this extremely difficult time following Marie’s untimely passing. Though we would prefer to be able to thank everyone individually, we realize that this will not be possible to accomplish in a timely way and are therefore […]

Oaks Christian students walk for wishes



‘King and I’ in Camarillo



Camarillo Community Theatre will present Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s classic musical “The King and I” May 27 through July 3 at the theater, 330 Skyway Drive, inside the Camarillo Airport. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The show features such songs as “Getting to Know You” and “Shall We Dance?” The musical explores what happens […]

Viewpoint seniors earn National Merit Scholarships

Students competed against 15,000 finalists

Four seniors at Viewpoint School in Calabasas— John Christian, Robert Daniluk, Rex Garland, and Cynthia Shih— have been named National Merit Scholars and awarded National Merit scholarships. Of the more than 15,000 finalists in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program, 2,500 won scholarships. The scholars were selected by a panel of college admissions officers and high school counselors. John studies […]


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