2012-04-12

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Luxury senior apartments and condos proceed in Calabasas

Stalled by economy, but now ready to build


After six years of planning, the developer of Calabasas’s first market-rate, seniors-only luxury apartment and condominium community is ready to begin construction. The city approved the 98,500-square-foot development in 2006. The project will be built on a vacant 2.7-acre parcel with an unused asphalt parking lot at 26705 Malibu Hills Road. Progress for the development was stalled when the economy […]

Learn about wildowers



The National Park Service will present the lecture “Capturing Ephemeral Beauty: A Celebration of California’s Wildflowers” from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Sat., April 21 at the NPS Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Part of the National Park Service’s free lecture series, the event will concentrate on the diversity of wildflowers in the Santa Monica Mountains and other […]

‘Little Shop’ at Agoura High



Agoura High School will present its spring musical, “Little Shop of Horrors,” at 7 p.m. Tues. through Sat., April 24 through 28 in the “G” Building, 28525 Driver Ave., Agoura Hills. A special Alumni Night will be on Thurs., April 26, with longtime AHS music teacher John Mosley as the voice of the plant. The production is directed by Agoura […]

Jewish center to screen film on Holocaust Memorial Day



The Conejo Jewish Academy will host an evening of remembrance in honor of Yom Hashoah (Holocaust memorial day) at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., April 26 at the Center for Jewish Life, 30347 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Rabbid Moshe Bryski will open the program with a memorial service. The awardwinning documentary on anti- Jewish ideology, “Unmasked: Judeophobia and the Threat to Civilization,” […]

Lindero music groups sweep awards



  Jazz Band "A," Concert Band, and Concert Orchestra captured awards at the San Diego Music Festival, a two-day event from March 31 to April 1.             The school’s concert orchestra and jazz band earned first place recognition at the event. The bands earned the highest cumulative adjudicated point totals in their categories as well as receiving the “Adjudicators’ Award,” […]

Residents eliminate parasitic mistletoe



BRANCH OFFICE—Residents of the Cornell community in rural Agoura went to work recently and had parasitic mistletoe removed from 13 native sycamore trees near Peter Strauss Ranch in the Santa Monica Mountains. In the top photo, clumps of the invasive plant are visible in the trees. The infestation had weakened limbs and robbed the trees of valuable nutrients. Linda Armijo […]

Earth Day Festival



The Calabasas Earth Day Festival will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sat., April 14 at Las Virgenes Creek on Agoura Road. The event will have live music, giveaways, green expo, a recycling art contest and wildlife presentations. Admission is free. For driving directions or more information, call the City of Calabasas Environmental Services at (818) 224-1600 or go to […]

High School Hi Lights



Agoura Chargers Fri., April 13: Spring break-no school Tues., April 17: SAT prep class begins/3 p.m. Wed., April 18: PFC meeting/9 a.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., April 13: Spring break-no school Sat., April 14: ACT/8 a.m. Sun., April 15: Equestrian team show Mon., April 16: Museum of Tolerance field trip Genocide awareness speaker/ 12:15 p.m. Cheer tryout information meeting for students […]

Gen110 opens new office



Gen110, an electricity distribution company, announced the opening of its new Westlake Village office at 2945 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Instead of importing power by using transmission lines like the utilities, Gen110 installs a power plant directly on the property of homes that qualify. Ventura County director is David Streitfeld. The company’s chief executive is Jason Brown, based in San […]


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