2011-06-23 E-Edition

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Farewell from a longtime principal

Leading Lindero for 21 years has been a distinct honor, and I am immeasurably proud of our accomplishments. I celebrated a birthday on Saturday to be once again reminded that we cannot stop time. The truth is that while I have been contemplating retirement, the challenge of construction has energized me. The major work now has been completed, and our […]

Rush, and competition of motorsports appeals to young driver

While comparatively few girls take to auto racing, Jessica Clark has proven time and again that she has the chops to compete in the male-dominated sport. Jessica, who is a leading contender in the 2011 United States Automobile Club (USAC) Ford Focus Midget season, last month topped the field qualifying around the quarter-mile oval at the Stockton 99 Speedway race. […]

Nuts for Mutts Walk & Dog Show

June 26

At Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Walk registration opens 7:15 a.m., free walk at 8 a.m. Mixed breed dog show 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dog contests, pet adoption, children’s crafts, food, vendors, silent auction, live music. Benefits animal rescue New Leash on Life, Calabasas Rotary. Advance festival tickets $8 adults, $2 ages 12 and under, […]

Agency pledges to give hand up to homeless

The days of free handouts to the homeless may be over. They are for at least one Ventura County nonprofit. Project Understanding, a faithbased nonprofit, is changing its approach to helping the homeless with the recent launch of the H2H program, or Homeless to Home. The agency will no longer give handouts. Instead, it will offer a hand up. Case […]

Kaiser retires, Irshay returns to LCMS

Ronald Kaiser, principal of Lindero Canyon Middle School, has announced his retirement after 21 years. Taking his place at the Agoura Hills school is Abbe Irshay, principal of White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village. Although officially retired, Kaiser will work part-time as a consultant for Las Virgenes Unified School District. Over the years, Kaiser has overseen many changes and […]

Tennis talent is tops in Ventura County

Board says SOS came to the rescue

We have now officially concluded our Save Our Schools (SOS) campaign. This was an unprecedented fundraising effort in that it was initiated by the school district, not a single school or an outside support group. It was based on a simple request to our community—please donate to sustain quality education and save the jobs of over 50 talented teachers and […]

Calabasas High athletes do a good turn

Calabasas High School athletes donated more than 3,000 used books to the West Valley Boys & Girls Club at the school’s third annual “Be Smart On and Off the Court” event on May 27. The athletes shared their love of reading with more than 100 children who regularly attend the club’s after-school program. They read with the kids, helped them […]

Yerba Buena appreciates the classics