Close encounters of the wildlife kind

The California Wildlife Center will host a spring open house from noon to 4 p.m. Sun., April 27 at 26026 Piuma Road, Calabasas. The event will offer behind-the-scenes guided tours, wildlife education, children’s activities, up-close encounters with rescued and educational animals. Guests can also meet the staff and ask questions. Most activities will be outside. For more information or to […]


IT’S RABBIT SEASON—Above, Calabasas resident Marley Salkow, 4, decorates her rabbit ears during the city’s annual egg hunting event. The evening program also featured a DJled bunny hop dance party, bonfire, food trucks and petting zoo. EXCITED OVER EGGS—Left, Justin Zhang, 7, of Calabasas can’t wait to start collecting eggs during the Spring Extreme event on April 11 at Juan […]

Realtors taking applications for scholarships

The Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of Realtors will award four scholarships of $2,500 each to graduating seniors from accredited high schools within the Conejo Simi Moorpark Association of Realtors boundaries. Each high school staff member responsible for career counseling or college advisor has been contacted by a committee member and has received the application form. School staff has been asked […]

Says land at risk

The City of Agoura Hills at first refused to release the soil gas results done on Chesebro Meadow. After Save Open Space’s land use attorney Alyse Lazar sent in a letter, the city finally released this information. In addition to the high uranium, above- maximum contaminant level already found in groundwater, these results help confirm that a full Health Risk […]

Oak Park schools founder Eileen Kahn memorialized

Eileen Kahn, a 38-year Oak Park resident who was instrumental in the creation of Oak Park Unified School District, died on March 24. She was 82. Kahn was married to Robert “Bob” Kahn, a 12-year school board member who died in 2002. Eileen Kahn’s memorial, held at Brookside Elementary School in Oak Park, brought out scores of friends and family […]

Movie features influential women

The award-winning documentary “Femme—Women Healing The World” will be shown at 7 p.m. Sat., April 26 at the Center for Spiritual Healing in Westlake Village, 880 Hampshire Road, Stes. V and W. Produced by Sharon Stone and directed by Emmanual Itier, this film is about women around the world who are transforming global society on a daily basis. The documentary […]

High School Hi Lights

Agoura Chargers Fri., April 18: Spring recess-no school through Fri., April 25 Sat., April 19: Kids Helping Kids Street Fair/1 to 6 p.m. Kids Helping Kids benefit concert/performing arts education center/6:30 p.m. Westlake Warriors Fri., April 18: Spring recess-no school through Mon., April 21 Mon., April 21: Soccer boosters meeting/faculty cafeteria/7 p.m. Tues., April 22: All District Choir Festival through […]

Renovation handled poorly

During my daily excursions to the Westlake portion of Thousand Oaks, I discovered the most naturally beautiful shopping center on the corner of Agoura Road and Westlake Boulevard. I have never found anything like it anywhere else. The trees look as though they have grown in perfect positions in some cases, just so people can take a deep breath. I’m […]

Class teaches dogs to avoid rattlesnakes

Mountains Restoration Trust is taking reservations for the 2014 Rattlesnake Avoidance Training Clinic for Dogs. The clinic dates are: Sat. and Sun., April 19 and 20 at Headwaters Corner, 3815 Old Topanga Canyon Road, Calabasas; and Sat. as well as Sun., May 17 and 18 and Wed., June 21 at the Calabasas Bark Park, 4232 Las Virgenes Road. The one-on-one […]

Young artists vie for awards and recognition at Reyes Adobe show

The young and the artistic were recognized last week at the historic Reyes Adobe in Agoura Hills. The 2014 Student Awards Show on April 11 was sponsored by the Westlake Village Art Guild and hosted by the Agoura Hills Cultural Arts Council. The juried show featured 79 pieces of art created by 55 juniors and seniors from Oak Park, Agoura, […]

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