Meetings for gifted scheduled

SENG Group for Parents of Gifted Children and Teens SENG (Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted) discussion groups will offer parents an opportunity to share strategies and support in a relaxed setting, guided by SENG-trained facilitators. The series will start Thurs., March 27 in the Oak Park High School Library, Film and Lecture Room. The emphasis will be positive […]

Yacht club sets sail

NEW SEASON BEGINS— Above, Westlake Yacht Club Rear Commodore Carol Kirschbaum and her husband, Ray, greet the crowd at the club’s 46th annual opening day ceremony on March 8. Left, Staff Commodore Kaj Sorensen, the master of ceremonies, salutes the flag as Linda Eichberg sings the National Anthem. The 230-member yacht club, founded in 1969, is open to the public […]

Gourmet grocery store now in Malibu

Market offers local goods, organic produce

Celebrities, elected officials, the Malibu Chamber of Commerce and hundreds of shoppers attended the grand opening of Vintage Grocers in Malibu on March 5. The celebration featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony, demonstrations, free gifts and specials throughout the independent new market, which was custommade to serve Malibu and the surrounding area. The luminaries at the grand opening included the mayor, actor […]


League of Women Voters to showfilm In honor of Women’s History Month, the League of Women Voters of Ventura County will show the film “Weep Like the Waterwheel” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sat., March 29 at the E. P. Foster Library’s Topping Room, 651 E. Main Street, Ventura. This documentary follows women who work and study at the Afghanistan […]


THURS., MARCH 13 Woodland Hills Republican Women 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Woodland Hills Country Club, 21150 Dumetz Road. Speakers are Brick Robbins, discussing computers and foreign policy, and national security expert Larry Greenfield. $25 for lunch. RSVP requested. Contact: Jane. Phone: 818.225.0843. Simi Valley Community Council 11:30 a.m. at Junkyard Cafe, 2585 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Gina Jaeger, […]

Oaks gala raising funds to support students

New Mercedes-Benz will be raffled

Oaks Christian School will host its 2014 Gala Dinner Auction with the theme, “We’ve Just Begun,” at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village on April 5. The auction supports deserving students through the needbased OCS Financial Aid Program. More than 40 percent of students attend Oaks classrooms using financial assistance. Raffle tickets to own a Mercedes Benz CLA250 Coupe […]

Candidates in position for battle

Filing deadline passes

Races to fill openings in the U.S. Congress, State Assembly and on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are taking shape, with dozens of candidates from across the political spectrum preparing to compete. The filing deadline for candidates seeking to replace Congressman Henry Waxman, who is retiring after 40 years of public service, was extended to March 12. As […]

Foundation, sandwich shop unite to help families in need

For the second year in a row, the Talbert Family Foundation has been designated as a local charity partner in Jersey Mike’s Subs’ Month of Giving in March. Proceeds from the fundraiser will allow foundation owners Lloyd and Julie Talbert of Hidden Hills and their volunteers to continue providing financial support to local families dealing with serious illnesses. “Knowing that […]

Carnival a big success at Oak Park High

HOP ABOARD—Above, visitors ride a train through the Oak Park High campus during the school’s inaugural community carnival on March 8. At left, Jordan Schneider, 18, an OPHS senior, sings “Corner of the Sky” from the musical “Pippin.” The event, organized by the ASB student government association, offered carnival games, music, entertainment, inffatables and food trucks.

Millie makes her way in old New York