2013-02-07 E-Edition

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Business leaders feted in Calabasas

Chamber’s new board installed

Marie White of Money Mailer received the Bill Van Gieson Spirit of Calabasas award at last week’s Calabasas Chamber of Commerce installation and award ceremony honoring local business and community leaders. White chairs a Chamber breakfast committee and is the driving force behind its success, said board member Brenda Johnson. “She brings her contagious smile and enthusiasm to every breakfast,” […]

African American miniatures display to visit Calabasas

Handmade shadowboxes depicting the experiences and contributions of black Americans will be on display from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sun., Feb. 17 at Juan Bautista de Anza Park Community Center, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. This traveling art exhibit from the African American Miniatures Museum has gained national recognition. At 3:30 p.m. Karen Collins will share the background and inspiration […]

OPHS in Eco Challenge second round

Oak Park High School’s Environmental Interconnectivity Team is among the eight high school teams selected nationwide by Lexus and Scholastic publishing as second round winners in the 2012-2013 Lexus Eco Challenge, an educational contest that inspires young people to learn about the environment and take action to improve it. The project by the Oak Park team helped to educate students […]

Lonely hearts can mingle

The Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village will host a special happy hour for mature singles ages 40 to 60 starting at 5 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 14 (Valentine’s Day) at the hotel bar, Two Dole Road. Gentlemen are asked to bring a red rose for the ladies. Denise will be the hostess of the mixer; she will be holding a red […]

For a jammin’ good time, exercise

Organizers of the second annual JAM (Just a Minute) exercise challenge in Las Virgenes Unified School District want people of all ages anywhere and everywhere to stop what they’re doing at 10 a.m. on Valentine’s Day and “jam” in a bit of exercise for a mere 60 seconds. Students in all LVUSD schools will participate in the event with a […]

New clean water costs could hit customers hard

EPA standards would have ‘enormous’ impact on community

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and Triunfo Sanitation District officials are seeking help from local city councils and homeowners associations to oppose new water quality standards being proposed for the Malibu Creek watershed. The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing more stringent standards in the local streams and creeks to reduce sediment and nutrient levels. But the Las Virgenes water district […]

Woman marks 103 years of wisdom, faith, education

Lil Lande’s life story isfilled with eclectic people, experiences

At the age of 103, Lil Lande is a source of wisdom for three generations of women who relish her quick wit and absolute love. The elder woman’s Judaic knowledge also has impressed a local rabbi, who wrote about her on his blog. Born on May 23, 1909, Lande is the daughter of a Romanian couple who immigrated to the […]

High School Hi Lights

Agoura ChargersFri., Feb. 8: ComedySportz/performing arts center/6 p.m.Mr. Charger/7 p.m.Mon., Feb. 11: Club rush/extended nutritionTues., Feb. 12: Charger Clubmeeting/A1/7 p.m.Wed., Feb. 13: PFC meeting/Agoura Hills Library/9 a.m.Thurs., Feb. 14: Kiss the Pig fundraiser/ main quad/nutrition Calabasas CoyotesFri., Feb. 8: Blood drive/8 a.m.NHS meeting/11:30 a.m.Sat., Feb. 9: ACT/8 a.m.Mock ACT/8:30 a.m.Saturday school tutoring/8:30a.m.Mon., Feb. 11: KIVA Club/12:15p.m.Dance booster/6:30 p.m.All league soccer/6:30 […]

Ray Anthony Sesma

Ray Anthony Sesma, a resident of Incline Village, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, passed away on January 25, 2013. He was 60 years old. Ray was born in Calexico, California, where he resided and graduated from Imperial Valley College with his Associates degree. After serving in the United States Army, he moved to the Los Angeles area where he attended Cal State […]