2011-08-11

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Bagged by the government



I read with great interest your editorial on plastic bags and the Calabasas government’s ordinance prohibiting stores from offering them to their customers (customers can still bring their own plastic bags, if they so chose). You correctly point out that plastic bags are only one of the many things people discard inappropriately. You also point out that paper bags take […]

Count on educational exhibits, contests at the Math Midway



Tomorrow, Aug. 12, is the closing day for the Math Midway traveling exhibit sponsored by the Discovery Center for Science and Technology, and visitors will have a chance to participate in a contest to win an entertainment package while they broaden their knowledge of mathematics. According to Discovery Center’s president, Carrie Glicksteen, the Estimation Station exhibit has been on display […]

Fall fashion show



The Woodland Hills Woman’s Club will host its “Fall Into Sophistication” annual fundraiser and silent auction on Thurs., Aug. 18 at the Woodland Hills Hilton, 6360 Canoga Ave. Vendors will open at 10 a.m. Lunch is at noon, followed by a fashion show at 1 p.m. Tickets are $55 and include valet parking. Reservations are due by Aug. 13. To […]

Learn about new girls’ camping troop



A new American Heritage Girls troop is forming for the next school year at 10 a.m. Sat., Aug. 20 at Borchard Park, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. AHG is a Christian Scouting opportunity for girls ages 5 to 18 and is offered in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America. The free information session will have games for the girls […]

No growth, so why the water pipes?



From The Acorn of July 28 we learn that Las Virgenes Municipal Water District “is moving forward with several large capital improvement projects” including a new $3.5-million, 18-inch water line along Agoura road and next year a new 30-inch line on the north side of the 101. This in addition to the installation of new radio frequency style remote water […]

Bella Vita hosts Razzmatappers



Bella Vita Italian Social Club will host a pasta dinner with dessert at 6 p.m. Fri., Aug. 26 at St. Jude Church hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The Razzmatappers will provide entertainment after dinner. Guests are welcome regardless of heritage. Reservations are due by Fri., Aug. 19. RSVP with a check for $15 payable to Bella Vita should […]

We are the champions!



Bible study is fun at ‘Hee-Haw Ranch’



Summer school successful



The Las Virgenes Educational Foundation just completed its ninth summer school session for LVUSD and out-of-district students. This year we enrolled over 1,400 ninth- to 12th-graders. This summer presented new challenges, as we were on two campuses due to construction at the high schools. Everyone pitched in to create the best learning environment possible. This was the final year of […]


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