2012-03-08 E-Edition

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Calabasas boys capture CIF hoops title

The Coyotes are howling in joy. The Calabasas High School boys’ basketball team won the first CIF-Southern Section championship in program history by devouring South Torrance 69-39 in the Division 3AA finals at Anaheim Arena on March 1. With the convincing evisceration of the Spartans, the Coyotes also set a single-season school record for wins with 27. “Several years of […]

Speaks for horses

I just read the article in The Acorn by Ron Troncatty and his position on horse slaughter. I also live in Old Agoura, but I am not a member of the Old Agoura Rangers. I am a mom for 41 years to two human children and eight years to three horses, so I feel that gives me the right to […]

In school play, funny things are everywhere

Sixth-, seventh- and eighthgrade students from Lindero Canyon Middle School will perform “Seussical,” a musical that taps into the world of Dr. Seuss and characters such as the Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and creatures from Whoville. To celebrate the 108th birthday of Theodore Seuss Geisel— best known as children’s book author Dr. Seuss—50 students will convey the […]

Number one in grade six

Yacht club gets makeover

Don Zimring leaving local school district

Donald Zimring, Las Virgenes Unified School District superintendent, announced he has accepted the Head of School position at Brandeis Hillel Day School, a private Jewish school with campuses in San Francisco and Marin County. The LVUSD school board did not renew Zimring’s contract for the 2012-2013 school year. The Westlake Village resident has been superintendent since 2007. The move to […]

Black, white issue

In reply to K.C. Durfee’s letter to the editor, the vast majority of Ansel Adams’ iconic images of Yosemite are in black and white. The lack of color does not diminish the power and grandeur of Yosemite. Just as in still photography, black-and-white filmmaking is a subset of the art form. It takes a special skill set to shoot a […]

‘Seussical’ director is veteran stage performer

Ray Saar is bringing his stage and screen experience to Lindero Canyon Middle School as the new show director. Saar is directing this year’s student show, “Seussical,” at the Thousand Oaks Civics Arts Plaza on March 14, 15 and 16. Saar, 49, is no stranger to the stage or working with kids. When Saar was fresh out of school, he […]

Women’s club active in Westlake

The Westlake Women’s Club will hold its March business and luncheon meeting at 10 a.m. Tues., March 13 at the Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Home Depot will give a presentation on spring flowers. The cost is $28. Members of the public are invited to attend. For reservations, call Ann Miller at (818) 991-2663. In other news, […]