2011-06-09

Viewpoint boys’ tennis team savors section crown

Program nails down sixth CIF-SS title in eight years


The Patriots make the extraordinary seem ordinary. Viewpoint’s boys’ tennis team won back-to-back CIF-Southern Section Division 4 championships after disposing Laguna Beach 11-7 in the finals last week at the Claremont Club. “It’s different than the first because of all the expectations,” senior Jack Kleinman said. “It was more a feeling of fulfillment, not just excitement and joy. “It was […]

Economic and foreclosure mess



It’s the foreclosures stupid! Who are these dim-witted economists who get paid for acting surprised when numbers reveal the economy is still declining? The conspiracy we call “government” has created a situation in which it is difficult to qualify for a loan and that has become a selffulfilling prophecy. The economy will not recover until the foreclosures stop. When was […]

Oak Park seniors honored



St. Max members give to 28 charities




St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Westlake Village helped stock the shelves of 28 charities in Los Angeles and Ventura counties through Project Response, an outreach ministry established at the church in 2000. On June 4 the ministry collected food, clothing, personal items, school supplies, baby items, paper goods and money to support food banks, education for homeless children, housing […]

Reach Out to Your Local School District

Oak Park Unified

District OfficeSwitchboard: (818)735-3200AdministrationTony Knight, superintendent:TKnight@opusd.k12.ca.usCliff Moore, asst. superintendent: cmoore@opusd.k12.ca.usDebra Burgher, principal,Brookside Elementary School:dburgher@opusd.k12.ca.usLeslie Heilbron, principal,Oak Hills Elementary School:lheilbron@opusd.k12.ca.usJon Duim, principal,Red Oak Elementary School:jduim@opusd.k12.ca.usBrad Benioff, principal,Medea Creek Middle School:bbenioff@opusd.k12.ca.usKevin Buchanan, principal,Oak Park High School: kbuchanan@ opusd.k12.ca.usLou Tabone, principal,Oak View High School: ltabone@opusd.k12.ca.us

Poster contest winners depict importance of water in daily life



Twelve students were recognized as finalists in Las Virgenes Municipal Water District’s annual Water Awareness Poster Contest in a recent ceremony. The posters interpreted the theme “Water is Life” and were selected from more than 2,500 entries by students in public and private elementary schools within the district service area. The student artwork used a wide range of artistic approaches, […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura A vandal caused $500 in damage to property in the 6150 block of Chesebro Road May 20. Calabasas A burglar stole a duffle bag containing $500 worth of clothing from a car parked at Mulholland Drive and Las Virgenes Road on May 31. The culprit also stole a $120 navigation system and caused $400 in damage shattering two windows […]

Actors present Celeb Reads at local library



Five residents will co-star in the all-new Celeb Reads III at 3 p.m. Sun., June 12 at the Westlake Village Library, 31220 Oak Crest Drive. There is no charge. Volunteers Diane LeMoine of Agoura Hills, James Casey and Rita McCaffrey of Calabasas, and Westlake Village residents Kitty Dill and Gordon Durich will read from new autobiographies written by Tina Fey, […]

Heschel West Day School announces new name

Designation honors first Israeli astronaut

In September, Heschel West Day School in Agoura will being its 18th year of operation under new name, Ilan Ramon Day School. The name change was announced at a “Shabbat Under the Stars service” in Agoura Hills on June 3. The name was selected by the school’s board of directors after a special committee undertook a year- long process to […]

Choir delights hometown fans

Concert review


Alan Rose’s disciplined Westlake High School choral music department celebrated the end of its 26th season with a program titled “Rock the Jukebox,” which featured the singers’ usual stellar blending of traditional choir numbers and show choir specialties. The group is still riding high from its virtual sweep of “Golden Mickeys” and other awards won in Florida at the Orlando […]


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