2011-05-26

Oak Park alum earns Doctor of Pharmacy degree



USPS service not up to par



I subscribe to two weekly magazines, Business Week and The Economist. Their scheduled delivery date, via USPS, is either Fridays or Saturdays and for years they have arrived like clockwork on those days. About 10 weeks ago they began arriving late, on Mondays, Tuesdays and even occasionally on Wednesdays. I have asked two or three carriers what is up, and […]

Singin’ in the sun



Volunteers to receive Spirit awards



The Greater Conejo Valley Community Foundation, a charitable entity of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, will honor a local volunteer and nonprofit community organization at the ninth annual Spirit of Community Awards from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., June 7 at Baxter Healthcare Corporation, One Baxter Way, Westlake Village. The public is invited. The evening will feature food […]

Eagle JV team makes school history



Lupin Hill is grateful for help



Teachers, administrators and students at Lupin Hill Elementary School in Calabasas held a special assembly earlier this month to thank city officials for their continued support of school programs during troubled economic times. Principal Sheila Grady and parent-faculty club president Kim Hamilton welcomed current and former Calabasas City Council members to the campus on May 4. Mayor James Bozajian; Councilmembers […]

City should protect citizens



I am dumbfounded that Calabasas would entertain recommendations for regulation that are privately proposed by industry lobbyists. It is not a well-respected practice to ask those whom you are regulating to come up with the regulations. Currently the city has been known to claim that their hands are tied in these matters. Yes, Congress has not left much in their […]

Local boxers bring home the gold



Local boxers Jason McGrue, Chase Jasmin and Ben Holmes won championships in their respective age and weight classes at the Adidas National Boxing Tournament in Oxnard May 13 through 15. McGrue won the 141-pound title for 17- through 34-year-olds, knocking out his first-round opponent with a left hook. McGrue won his final bout and his belt with hand speed, punch […]

YMCA kids strut their stuff at Model U.N.



Nine students from area middle schools represented four different countries at the YMCA Model United Nations Conference in Burbank in May. The six-, seventh- and eighth-graders were part of the Triunfo YMCA and Miller Family YMCA of Newbury Park delegations. YMCAs from throughout California brought more than 500 ambassadors to the conference. Participants in the event undertake many of the […]

Softball championships a thing of beauty




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