2012-01-12 E-Edition

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Wants newcomer on city panel

As a Calabasas resident for over 25 years, I am writing regarding the City Council replacement for former Councilmember Wolfson and writing on behalf of Alicia Weintraub, who I have known for quite some time. She is smart, thoughtful, and energetic. She is a real problem solver. I like that she has had so much relevant education and experience which […]

Honoring civil rights leaders

The Office of Campus Ministry, Black Student Union and Multicultural Programs at California Lutheran University will honor Martin Luther King and others who have promoted peace and social justice at 10:10 a.m. Wed., Jan. 25 in Samuelson Chapel at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The free event will start with a chapel service featuring gospel and inspirational music based […]

RAP session to focus on teen secrets

Calabasas High School will conduct its first RAP (Resolve and Problem Solve) session for 2012 at 7 p.m. Wed., Jan. 18 in the school library. Joey Levin, health clerk at the school, calls the session a “parent enlightenment group.” This month’s RAP will explore parental responsibilities when children get in trouble with the law. Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station officer Jacob […]

High schoolers could win $500 with essay

Students in grades nine through 12 have a chance to win $500 by researching and writing an essay about the region’s past. To qualify for the contest sponsored by the Calabasas Historical Society, submissions must be at least 1,000 words and include a bibliography. Founded in 1979, the historical society promotes and preserves the historical interest of Calabasas and its […]

Where else but at the movies?

When I read reports citing the dismal performance in movie-land, I get somewhat the same reaction as when I read the Oscar nominations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. I think, these people should really get out more often, see more movies. Year-end reports are especially troubling to those who evaluate the industry only in terms of […]

Backing Weintraub

I recently read in The Acorn that there is some talk to encourage the appointment of a retired or former council member to fill the current vacancy on the Calabasas City Council. Respectfully, I would disagree. Fortunately, the council already has the benefit of two wellseasoned members. There are a number of former council members who have served our city […]

Calabasas’ Savvy Seniors registration a big success

The City of Calabasas received a good response when it launched a new series of winter recreation classes geared to senior citizens. Last month at the Founders Hall, a registration and tea social took place to introduce the programs, register interested participants, and provide an opportunity to meet the instructors and senior recreation staff. Attendance was standing room only. More […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 13: ComedySportz/6 p.m. Mon., Jan. 16: Martin Luther King Jr. Day-no school Wed., Jan. 18: Final exams Track parent meeting/7 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 19: Final exams Financial aid night/6 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Jan. 13: NHS meeting/11:30 a.m. Spring musical auditions/3 p.m. Sat., Jan. 14: NHS tutoring/8:30 a.m. Mock ACT/9 a.m. Video game tournament-wrestling fundraiser/10 a.m. […]

Chamber of Commerce announces annual honors

The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host its 2012 Recognition Gala to honor the 2011-12 Man and Woman of the Year on Fri., Jan. 27, at the Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village, Two Dole Drive. The honors, bestowed annually by the Chamber since 1963, will go to Matt Lallo, retired owner of the Tune Up Factory, for Man […]

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