2011-05-19

2011-05-19 E-Edition

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Residents are not being heard



I am a Calabasas resident who is very concerned about the direction that the city’s wireless telecommunications ordinance is heading. Residents were happy with the commission recommendations which arose from publicly held meetings that were open to all stakeholders. What we are against is the recommendations that stemmed from privately held meetings between the Calabasas development department staff and telecommunications […]

National Charity League’s 2011 Debutantes Introduced at Lake Sherwood



National Charity League Inc. Conejo Valley Chapter introduced its 2011 Debutantes as part of its annual New Member and Debutante Announcement Tea on Sun., May 15 at Sherwood Country Club. The Debutantes, along with the senior Ticktockers, have contributed more than 11,000 collective hours during their six-year membership in the league. Incoming new Ticktockers and their mothers were also presented. […]

Youth orchestras celebrate 50 years



Conejo Valley Youth Orchestras are culminating their 50th anniversary with a concert and celebration at 2:30 p.m. Sun., June 5 at the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. The concert theme is “ 50 Years of Music (Moving Forward).” Carol Alexander, former CVYO conductor, will conduct the “English Folk Song Suite” by Ralph Vaughan Williams. […]

High School Highlights



Agoura Chargers Sat., May 21: Athletic physicals/ gym/8 a.m. to noon Calabasas Coyotes Fri., May 20: NHS meeting/12:05 p.m. Dance team workshop/3:30 p.m. Seventh annual student film festival/7 p.m. Sat., May 21: Dance team auditions/ 8 a.m. NHS tutoring/8:30 a.m. ITS inductions/6 p.m. Mon., May 23: Extra graduation tickets on sale through Fri., May 27/nutrition and lunch Tues., May 24: […]

Volleyball teams eliminated



The boys’ volleyball teams at Westlake and Viewpoint high schools were both sent packing Tuesday night in the semifinal round of the CIFSouthern Section playoffs. Competing in Division 1, Westlake lost at Mater Dei in four games. Viewpoint, a Division 5 program, was upended in three games by Chadwick.

Strict wireless ordinance needed



I am writing to express my concerns for the recommendation that the Calabasas City Council consider opening up residential and open space zones for the construction of wireless facilities. Loopholes in the current wireless application process and codes were exploited when T-Mobile attempted to install an entire cell tower facility on Las Virgenes Municipal Water District property and slither into […]

Agoura soccer team wins bronze



‘May flowers’ is Toastmasters’ theme



Supper Club Toastmasters meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Friday of every month at a different restaurant in the Conejo Valley. The May 20 meeting will take place at Marie Callender’s, 20 W. Cochran St., Simi Valley. Attendees will order off the menu and pay by separate checks. The monthly theme is “May flowers.” Toastmasters helps members develop their […]

Acorn Bits

Student makes the grade

Vera Eastman, a 2007 alumna of Oak Park High School and a resident of Moorpark, will be graduating from Yale University on May 24. Eastman majored in anthropology with a pre-medical curriculum. Next year, she will continue her studies at Columbia University to obtain a master’s degree in medical anthropology before continuing on to medical school. During the summer of […]