2011-10-20

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‘ Yes’ on Measure K



My wife Carol and I have had four children attend and graduate from the Las Virgenes schools and we currently have a grandson now attending While Oak Elementary School. We have been very pleased with the excellent education that they have experienced in this school district and feel that we must step forward and support Measure K to compensate for […]

Silver Scouts shine



The Calabasas City Council recently recognized Girl Scouts from Senior Troop 10016 for earning the Silver Award. Each scout completed a minimum 40-hour community service project and leadership, career and program training. Camden Palm, Jenny Stein and Julia Greed sewed teddy bears for the Ronald McDonald House. Alexis Strauss and Kyra Averman made cat beds for an animal adoption center. […]

Festivities mark Dia de los Muertes



California Lutheran University will celebrate its annual Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) starting at 10 a.m. Thurs., Oct. 27 at the Ahmanson Science Center on Memorial Parkway near Pioneer Avenue, Thousand Oaks. A traditional altar will be built in the foyer as part of the Latin celebration of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day. Starting at […]

Sheil joins honorary society



Ryan Sheil of Westlake Village has accepted membership in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. He will be honored during an induction convocation at UC Santa Barbara this fall. NSCS is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies with more than 750,000 lifetime members and 270 chapters. It is an interdisciplinary honors organization for first- and second-year college […]

Weekend schedule



Agoura vs.St. BonaventureFriday, 7 p.m.(at Ventura College)Newbury Park atCalabasasFriday, 7 p.m.Westlake atMoorparkFriday, 7 p.m.Viewpoint vs.Flintridge PrepSaturday, 7 p.m.(at La Canada High)

More support for schools’ Measure K



I am asking everyone in my school community to vote yes on Measure K to protect academic opportunities for all students at Las Virgenes schools. Despite the unreliability of state funding, our local schools maintain an exceptionally highquality education for our students. Our local schools are widely considered among Californias best, thanks to high test scores and ongoing student success. […]

National heroes share message of value, ethics and hard work




A national tour promoting a book about living Medal of Honor recipients included a stop in Westlake Village last week, where retired Navy SEAL Michael Thornton addressed an invited audience at the Four Seasons Hotel. “Take this great country of America, love it, respect it and honor it. Be responsible for your part to make this country grow and be […]

Gingerbread Boutique a tasty fundraiser



The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club will host its 30th annual Gingerbread Boutique from 5 to 9 p.m. Thurs., Nov. 3 and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fri. Nov. 4 at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 5801 N. Kanan Road. More than 40 vendors will sell a variety of items, including apparel, baked goods, jewelry, pet accessories, home adornments and […]

HIGH SCHOOL HIGHLIGHTS



Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 21: Fright Night/G building/7 p.m. Homecoming dance tickets on sale through Thurs., Oct. 27/AAC Sat., Oct. 22: SAT boot camp/A-1/8:30 a.m. Wed., Oct. 26: Late start morningstaff development Thurs., Oct. 27: Fall pep rally/10 a.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Oct. 21: Pep rally/10:45 a.m. NHS meeting/11:30 a.m. Hair party for cheer Sat., Oct. 22: ACT/8 a.m. NHS […]


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