National Charity League Inc., Conejo Valley Chapter hosted its 42nd annual Day of Giving and Modelette fashion show titled “An Evening in Paris” on March 9 at the Westlake Hyatt Plaza. The purpose of the event was to raise money for the philanthropies NCL supports, and to provide scholarships to local high school seniors. Last year the chapter raised and […]
Fifteen high school students from Conejo Valley, Las Virgenes and Moorpark unified school districts performed in the 2014 California All-State Honor bands, choir and orchestra in Fresno from Feb. 20 to 23. The student band concerts were held in conjunction with the California Band Directors Association’s annual convention. Local musicians were among 1,500 students across the state who auditioned for […]
The Triunfo YMCA is signing up participants for summer swim classes and swim team. Two-week swim sessions begin June 16 with the last swim session starting Aug. 11. Swim lessons take place at Agoura High School, 28545 Driver Ave. Parent/tot lessons are for parents and their children under age 3. Preschool and school age group swim lessons include eight, 30-minute […]
In Sue Lee’s sixth-grade GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) classroom at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas, young girls are not twirling their hair or doodling notes to their friends. There are no fidgety boys staring out the window or into space. Instead, the students—11-and 12-year-olds—in Lee’s class are abuzz with excitement. They vie for their teacher to call on […]
The Calabasas City Council voted unanimously Feb. 26 to move its municipal elections to the first Tuesday of November in odd years—effective 2015. The switch from March elections will allow the city to consolidate its balloting with the Las Virgenes Unified School District board election. County, state and federal elections take place in even years, unless a special election is […]
The 22th annual Taste of Solvang event is running through March 16 in the town of Solvang in the Santa Ynez Valley. The event will feature award-winning breweries, fine wineries, farm-to-table chefs, food and wine tastings. For more information, go to www.TasteofSolvang.org.
Rest assured if you’re insured If you’ve seen the national weather news, you know this winter has been extremely tough on much of the country. When winter unleashes that kind of fury, travel plans are often impacted. Flights are delayed and canceled. People heading somewhere warm end up staying somewhere cold. But what happens to their fi- nancial investment if […]
From the rocky seashore of Cornwall, England, the most lovable, gullible buccaneers in theater (with apologies to Captain Hook) take to the seas again at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts Theatre on the Hill in Thousand Oaks in Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic operetta “The Pirates of Penzance.” The Ventura County Gilbert & Sullivan Repertoire Company last staged the show […]