2013-03-21

Temple hosts family Seder



Temple Etz Chaim will host a family seder on the second night of Passover at 6 p.m. Tues., March 27 at the synagogue, 1080 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Rabbi Richard Spiegel and Hazzan Pablo Duck will lead the service. The cost is $48 for ages 13 and up, $28 for ages 6 to 12 and $18 for ages 3 […]

New study looks at ‘degraded’ Malibu Creek watershed

SECOND OF TWO PARTS


The Malibu Creek Watershed looks clean enough. But according to a study titled “Malibu Creek Watershed: Ecosystem on the Brink,” the 109- square- mile ecosystem overlapping Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Oak Park and Westlake Village remains vulnerable to pollution and urban encroachment. Last week Heal the Bay, one of California’s leading environmental advocacy groups, released results of a 12-year study that […]

Allied Artists to host art exhibit at King Gillette Ranch



Allied Artists and the National Park Service will host an art exhibit and sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sun., March 24 in the courtyard of the Santa Monica Mountains Visitor Center, near the intersection of Mulholland Highway and Las Virgenes/ Malibu Canyon Road at 26876 Mulholland Hwy., Calabasas The exhibition will feature the work of more than 20 […]

High School Hi LIghts



Agoura Chargers Fri., March 22: SCSBOA Festival/ performing arts education center/7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Naviance registration deadline/ 3 p.m. ComedySportz/performing arts education center/7 p.m. Sat., March 23: Vice dance/ gym/7 p.m. Mon., March 25: Spirit board/ faculty dining room/7 p.m. Wed., March 27: Senior servants/ main quad/12:30 p.m. Thurs., March 28: Orchestra and choir concert/performing arts and education center/7 […]

Martin moves the needle

Boys’ volleyball senior captain keeps Calabasas in mix for first playoff berth


Oliver Martin is the Moses of the Calabasas High boys’ volleyball team. He’s leading the Coyotes to the Promised Land. Martin, a 6-foot-10 senior outside hitter, is determined to propel Calabasas to its first playoff berth in school history. The CHS volleyball program started in 1996. Who knows, maybe Martin and the Coyotes can win a Marmonte League title this […]

Buddhist center celebrates anniversary



The Tushita Kadampa Buddhist Center will celebrate its second anniversary Sat., March 23 at 910 Hampshire Road, Ste., I in the Water Court, Westlake Village. Following is the schedule for the day. The public can attend as many activities as desired at no cost. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Free workshop on the healing power of meditation led by resident […]

Breaking up not hard to do

Agoura Hills glad to get rid of old concrete lining at Medea Creek

The City of Agoura Hills wants to break up a portion of the concrete flood channel containing Medea Creek and restore the water course to its natural condition. The office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky gave the city $165,000 to begin the restoration project. Ramiro Adeva, director of public works, presented the City Council with time lines and […]

Hummel Club meets in Camarillo



The M.I. Hummel Club for fans of the beloved German figurines will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., March 26 at Coco’s Restaurant, 301 E. Daily Drive, Camarillo. Before dining, members share Hummel catalogs that display new and old figurines available for purchase. A brief business meeting begins at 7 p.m. followed by the monthly show and tell of […]

Honor roll



Jesse Chen of Oak Park and Emily Levinson, Lauren Levinson, Jason Shumacher, Ariel Berkson, Alison Guttridge and Elisabeth Anterasian of Calabasas were named to the dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester at Washington University in St. Louis.

Westlake football raising money for Hawaii trip



The Warriors are going on a road trip. Westlake High’s football program—including players, coaches, cheerleaders, trainers, doctors and even the team dentist—will travel to Hawaii for the opening week of the 2013 season. The Warriors, who went 6-5 last year, open the season at 7 p.m. local time Aug. 23 at Waipahu High on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Westlake […]