2011-07-28

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Water district prepping public for upcoming capital improvement projects



The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District is moving forward with several large capital improvement projects that will increase the region’s drinking water system capacity and reliability. On Sat., July 30, the LVMWD board of directors will host a special public workshop at the Las Virgenes reservoir and filtration plan to share information and gather community input concerning a new 5-million […]

Calabasas resident helping disabled children in Kenya




The Mathare Valley slums near Nairobi, Kenya are a far cry from the chic suburbs of Calabasas. But for Julia Fingleson, 24, the impoverished region is filled with potential and rewards. “You see more people smiling and laughing here than you do in the U.S. I don’t know why that is, but it’s something I want to know,” said the […]

Networking for men



BetterMen. org, a life coaching resource for men and their families, will sponsor a Men’s Only Networking Happy Hour from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 11 at Adobe Cantina, 29100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. “We teach men to be the best men, fathers and husbands they can be,” said BetterMen. org director Wayne M. Levine. “This is a great […]

Ghazarian on the go




Nicki Ghazarian was born to run—for president and with her feet. The incoming Westlake High senior is gearing up for a promising season with the girls’ cross country team. As leader of the pack, Ghazarian’s goals are simple. “I just want to do well,” she said, “and I want to break 18 minutes for three miles.” Ghazarian owns the secondfastest […]

Put the brakes on bicycle road rage



With summer in full swing and bicyclists riding longer hours, both sides in the battle over cycling etiquette need to exercise some spin control. Man-versus-machine encounters invariably occur as the roads become more crowded. To keep it safe, pedestrians and cyclists should understand their special responsibilities in traffic. Proper bicycling involves more than wearing cool clothes and keeping equipment in […]

Library offers a creative outlet for kids



Pets featured in special event



Gelson’s Village and The Rescue Train will present Pet Awareness Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., July 30 at the Gelson’s store, 22233-22291 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas. The event will have pet adoptions, contests, giveaways, educational outreach and information on pet licensing Pet vendors will supply free samples. Animals available for adoption can be viewed at www.therescuetrain.org. For more […]

Westlake hoopsters victorious in Ventura



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