2013-03-07

2013-03-07 E-Edition

Incumbents Bozajian, Maurer, Shapiro reelected to Calabasas City Council

Jody Thomas a distant fourth in rancorous municipal election


Only 15 votes separated the top two vote-getters in Tuesday’s Calabasas City Council election, yet the race wasn’t even close. Voters overwhelmingly chose incumbents Mary Sue Maurer, James Bozajian and David Shapiro in the three seats up for election. Almost 1,000 votes separated third-place finisher Shapiro and the only challenger in the race, fourth-place finisher Jody Thomas. “It feels great. […]

Sculptor’s work is life-size

Artist now creating a mural for Westlake Village

Known best for his realistic animal sculptures, artist Joe Wertheimer said he is most inspired by original projects that test his creativity and expertise. Working at his studio in Westlake Village, the 68-year-old architectural designer and sculptor is creating a 340-foot mural for the city of Westlake Village. The mural, at an undisclosed location, will be unveiled later this year. […]

The changing face of Jewish icons



Congregation Or Ami’s Center for Adult Learning in partnership with Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion will present “The Changing Face of American Jewish Icons” at 5 p.m. Sun., March 19 at Con- gregation Or Ami, 26115 Mureau Road, Ste. B, Calabasas. Dr. Leah Hochman, professor of Jewish Thought at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, will explore the ways […]

Waves takefirst place at tournament



Fundraiser is a cut above



Calabasas High School PFC will host its spring fundraiser, a hair cut-athon, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., March 24 at Trinity Hair Salon, 22201 Ventura Blvd., Ste. 102, Woodland Hills. Parking is in the back. The cost is $35 for a cut and blow dry with reservations and $40 for a cut and blow dry as a walk-in. […]

Recession still taking toll on economy

Local grocery store the latest to go under

A rush of last-minute shoppers picked through the sparsely stocked shelves at Maddy’s Market on Feb. 28, buying discounted goods and expressing sympathy to store employees who were about to lose their jobs. After two years in business, the gourmet market in the Calabasas Summit shopping center shut its doors for the last time on March 1. The developer of […]

International Women’s Day celebration on Sunday



The Greater Contribution invites the public to celebrate International Women’s Day at a reception from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sun., March 10 at the Cameron Center, 288 Greenmeadow Drive, Thousand Oaks. Refreshments will be served and there is no charge to attend. International Women’s Day is an annual global celebration recognizing women’s achievements. The Greater Contribution is a local nonprofit […]

Purim fun in Malibu



The Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue will host a Purim Spring Carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., March 10 at 24855 PCH, Malibu. Admission is free. The carnival will feature pony rides, games, prizes, crafts, wax hand art, face painting, airbrush tattoos, green screen photos, rides and kosher food. For more information, call (310) 456-2178 or visit www.mjcs.org.

Sliding into a new season on diamond

high school baseball report

Time to bring out the peanuts and Cracker Jacks—baseball is back. High school teams in Acorn country are rich with talent, and they plan to make plenty of big plays on the diamond. Agoura, the defending Marmonte League champion, and Tri-Valley League powerhouse Oaks Christian are loaded with Division I prospects. The Chargers are No. 4 in the CIF-Southern Section […]


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