2013-02-28

Oak Park district earns Five Star designation for gifted education




Oak Park Unified School District has earned the Five Star Gifted/Talented School Program Award from the California Association for the Gifted. The association is an organization dedicated to meeting the needs of gifted and talented students. The award was presented during a ceremony at the CAG conference last weekend in Anaheim. Superintendent Tony Knight, who focused his dissertation at USC […]

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THURS., FEB. 28 Sen. Fran Pavley Open House 4 to 6 p.m. at new district headquarters, 5016 N. Parkway Calabasas, Ste. 222, Calabasas. Meet Pavley’s staff and learn about legislative issues and state services. Light refreshments. RSVP. Contact: Kara Seward. Phone: 818.876. 3352. Email: kara.seward@sen.ca.gov. Web: http://sd27.senate.ca.gov. FRI., MARCH 1 Shopportunity Boutique 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kolbe’s Korner […]

Expo celebrates women in business



Lotus Productions and Special Events will present an expo that celebrates businesses owned or run by women who empower and educate females of all ages. The Entrepreneur Galz Expo will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., May 18 at the Hilton Adagio Bella Gardens in Oxnard. Speakers on a variety of subjects are scheduled hourly. Exhibitors will include […]

Contest winners honored for knowledge of local history




It was the pioneering spirit of women in Calabasas that helped shape the region, says Chelsea Skrabak, a junior at Calabasas High School who won first place and $500 for an essay that she wrote called, “Calabasas: The Influence of Women Figures.” Chelsea was one of three students honored at the Calabasas Library on Feb. 23 for participating in an […]

Chaminade Prep selects new principal



Stephen Lepire has been appointed as the new high school principal of Chaminade College Preparatory School after a threemonth nationwide search. Lepire will begin his tenure on July 1. He is the principal of Redwood Middle School in Thousand Oaks, where he has served since July 2009. Lepire will replace Brother Tom Fahy, Chaminade’s high school principal for the past […]

Jazzing it up at Bogies Bar and Lounge



The Westlake Village Inn celebrates a newly designed interior at Bogies Bar & Lounge with a series of live music performances, including weekly appearances by the accomplished local jazz artist, Danny Janklow, who will play at the club’s Thursday Jazz Nights from Feb. 28 through April 25. Janklow, a 23-year-old saxophone player and Agoura High School alumnus, whose debut CD […]

Clubs deal a winning hand



Swing into spring



Community Conscience announces new trustees



Community Conscience/ Under One Roof has announced the appointment of three new trustees to its board of directors: Geordie Crossan, Lynda Miller and Maria Prescott, all longtime residents of the Thousand Oaks- Westlake area. Miller and Prescott are former queens of the Mardi Gras Ball: Miller in 2012 and Prescott in 1998. Prescott spent 31 years with the City of […]

Scientist coming to Muse



Muse School will host an event with scientist, surfer, diver, pilot and conservationist Jess Cramp from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wed., March 6 at the school, 1666 Las Virgenes Canyon Road, Calabasas. Cramp is the program manager for Pacific Marine Conservationist Initiative and is spearheading an effort to create one of the largest shark sanctuaries in the world. For details, […]


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