2011-11-10 E-Edition

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People, slow down

Please slow down. I know we are all in a great rush on the weekend to get to soccer matches, Costco and other venues of immediate urgency. Is it worth a life to get there one minute sooner? I was taking a leisurely walk around Malibou Lake when I reached the intersection of Crags and Lakeshore Drive. I could see […]

Young Calabasas thespians take stand against prejudice

Organizers of an upcoming production of “The Laramie Project” at Calabasas High School hope to do more than just entertain— they hope the play compels the audience to ponder the consequences of ignorance, apathy and hate. Originally produced by Moisés Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project, the play presents the emotions of the residents of Laramie, Wyo., who […]

In Loving Memory

Viewpoint robotics are judges’ faves

Members of the Patriots Robotics Club at Viewpoint School in Calabasas take their hobby very seriously. The small but dedicated team of up- and- coming engineers competed in the Patriot/SMI Vex Gateway robotics tournament at their school on Oct. 22. The tournament served as a qualifying event for an international competition for middle and high school students. The club and […]

Water polo teams in knockout stages

Get ready for Round 2. The CIF-Southern Section boys’ water polo playoffs are underway and several area schools are shooting for championship immortality. In Tuesday’s Division 4 first round, three Marmonte League teams made a big splash. Westlake went on the road and defeated San Luis Obispo, 18-11. The Warriors (19-10) travel to Cerritos today at 4 p.m. for a […]

He agrees with the water rate hike

Come on Acorn, I believe many might take exception regarding your claim of a “lack of oversight” by the Las Virgenes Metropolitan Water District because of a $ 3 per month rate increase to take effect in January. Of comprehensive water-matters in conjunction with executive considerations and decisionmaking processes deeming this rate increase is necessary, it would seem that LVMWD […]

Sweet stuff at Gingerbread Boutique

The Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club hosted the 30th annual Gingerbread Boutique on Nov. 3 and 4. More than 800 shoppers from around the Conejo Valley attended the event. While the Juniors are waiting on the final numbers, they feel the VIP shopping night was helpful in reaching their fundraising goal. This year, Westlake Village Junior Women’s Club selected Many […]

Disabled kids ride the trail

Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship will have a free wilderness trail ride to the Santa Monica Mountains for its students at 9 a.m. Sat., Nov. 19 at Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills. Volunteers will assist riders with tack changes and leading horses and will provide support for riders with poor balance. Families are also invited to the golden horseshoe […]

Anti-bullying program rolls out at schools

It takes a village to reduce bullying. That’s the premise behind a bullying prevention program being rolled out at three Calabasas schools—Lupin Hill and Bay Laurel elementary schools and A.E. Wright Middle School. The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, developed by Dr. Dan Olweus in the early 1970s, aims to prevent or reduce bullying at school by involving teachers, administrators, parents […]