2014-03-20

Hip-hop artist at CLU



Hip-hop artist Chiddy Bang will perform at California Lutheran University at 8 p.m. Fri., April 4 in the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center at 130 Overton Court on the Thousand Oaks campus. Chidera “Chiddy” Anamege mixes samples from artists such as MGMT, Ellie Goulding, Icona Pop and Passion Pit into his songs. Doors will open at 7 p.m. with general […]

No tank-you



Recently, Doug Rumbaugh asked questions of those opposing the Las Virgenes Water Tank project. He deserves answers. Would Three Springs residents oppose the project if it were somewhere other than their neighborhood? In short, absolutely, just as so many outside the neighborhood already do. Certainly, planning massive projects through a neighborhood like Three Springs is irresponsible because of unique safety […]

Savvy seniors invited to lunch



Calabasas Savvy Seniors will have a Spring Luncheon at noon Thurs., March 20 at the Calabasas Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada, Calabasas. Entertainment will be provided by Martha Abbey Miller, who will appear as Eleanor Roosevelt and Lucy Mercer. Brochures for classes and excursions will also be available. For more information, call Kimberly Colp at (818) 880- 6461.

BRIEFS



Plenty to eat at Munch Madness The fourth annual AgouraMunch Madness event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun.,March 30 at Agoura High School,28545 Driver Ave.Proceeds will benefit theAgoura High International Baccalaureate Program.The gourmet grubfest will feature more than a dozen L.A. foodtrucks such as: Don Chow Tacos,Tokyo Doggie Style, A RockinIce Hawaiian Shave Ice, CousinsMaine Lobster, India […]

Sumac studentsfind good luck at St. Paddy’s Day party



IT’S EASY BEING GREEN—Cindy Simmons‘ Journeys class at Sumac Elementary school goes to Sumac Park for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration on March 17. Above, 5-year-old Lucca De Arce looks dapper. Right, Highland dancer Emma Schiff, 14, of Oak Park shows the students some traditional steps.

Revitalized music program sounds sweet




Oak Park Unified School District is back on track with its music program. At the Feb. 18 board of education meeting, the district approved a $100,000 infusion of bond funds to expand the program, which had withered over the past few years when school funding was tight in a tough economy. Another $100,000 has been added to the music coffers […]

More water storage needed



In 2007 the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District determined that a “backbone” improvement program was needed to provide Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village and some areas of Los Angeles County with a stable, adequate and reliable supply of exceptional quality water from the Sierras in northern California. California fortunately has a vast network of canals and aqueducts, including the California […]

Bringing back the ’60s

Oaks Christian students ready to dazzle audiences with ‘Hairspray’


Recent films such as “The Butler” and “12 Years a Slave” have raised the country’s consciousness about diversity, equality and civil rights. With their upcoming spring musical production of “Hairspray,” a cast of 67 students at Oaks Christian School will bring the message of overcoming prejudice to local audiences. Whether its skin color or body size, “This show is all […]

Leonis Adobe Museum wins award for educational programs



Leonis Adobe Museum in Calabasas is the 2014 recipient of the California Association of Museums’ Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Museum Education. The adobe offers schoolchildren from kindergarten through 12th grade a glimpse of “A Day on a Ranch in 1880,” with guided tours and docents dressed in period clothes who also educate the students. The competition is a joint […]

Church hosts parenting series



Family Ministries at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village is hosting a “Visionary Parenting” series, geared toward the preteen/teen years and open to all parents and grandparents. The next session will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sun., March 30 at the church, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. Dinner will be served and babysitting is available upon request. The session […]


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