2012-05-31

Military ball set for Reagan Library



The 27th annual Red, White and Blue Ball will take place at 5:30 p.m. Sat., June 23 at the Presidential Learning Center, Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi Valley. The ball is presented by the Conejo Valley Chapter of Military Order of the World Wars and the Sgt. Michael A. DiRaimondo Chapter of Military Order of the Purple Heart and […]

2012 National Charity League Debutantes



Students become philanthropists



Medea Creek Middle School students in Oak Park under the direction of teacher Barbara Wechter became philanthropists as part of a computer/business project the kids have been working on for weeks with their teacher. In the Medea Creek Advanced Computer Class, the students were asked to create a business idea and name, then to make a website about that business […]

Resident seeks survey regarding water tank



Attention Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Hidden Hills, Westlake Village and unincorporated areas: Your water rates are expected to go up. The water board will soon vote on items behind these monthly increases. Right now, you can voice your opinion as to whether you are okay with this. Why will your rates go up? There are a variety of reasons, but one […]

Fired up to win



Briefs



Levinson award Mark Levinson of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig will receive the National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award at a formal ball in Beverly Hills on Sat., June 2. Levinson, a Calabasas resident, will be honored for his professional and philanthropic work with National Jewish Health, a research institute in Denver, Colo., that specializes in respiratory, immune and allergic […]

College Honor Roll



Marley Jaffe, a resident of Westlake Village, was named to the spring 2012 Champlain College’s dean’s list for academic achievements and achieving a semester grad point average of 3.5 or higher. Jaffe is majoring in computer and digital forensics. Champlain College is in Burlington, Vt. Sodie Orr of Westlake High School was recognized as a 2011- 2012 Discus Award winner […]

Morrison Ranch hostility reigns



In elections, baseless allegations, personal attacks and creative “spin” often substitute for facts. In the case of the Morrison Ranch Homeowners Association, long-standing board members have taken advantage of homeowner apathy to manage the development with little regard for state laws that govern HOAs. While the landscaping is aesthetically pleasant, further examination reveals meetings are often held in secrecy, requests […]

Swim tips for summer safety



There is no better time than now to get children out of the house and into the pool. It’s important to teach kids to swim early on, as progressive learning will help them develop skills that will last a lifetime. According to the Red Cross, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury related death for children ages 1 […]

Paying Homage



UP AND AWAY—Ally-over by four AT-6 Texan aircraft of the Condor Squadron receives an enthusiastic response during the 22nd annual Memorial Day Ceremony at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in Westlake Village last Monday. The Van Nuys-based squadron is known to aviation fans around for its dramatic flights in the restored vintage WWII aircraft.


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