2014-05-29 E-Edition

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Brownley absent

I want to thank the Acorn Newspapers for hosting the May 10 candidates forum for Congress and state Assembly. It was a great opportunity for voters to hear directly from the candidates on the issues without the filter of campaign spin. All of the candidates did a fine job of presenting their views. However, I was most impressed with Jeff […]

At The Library

The Calabasas Library willpresent the following free programs at 299 Civic Center Way.The multipurpose room willbe open for high school studentsto study for finals from 3 to 7:30p.m. Tues. through Thurs., June3 to 5, and Tues., June 10.Yoga and You at noon withinstructor Deanne Wenger willtake place Thurs., June 5 and 19.Wear comfortable clothingand bring a yoga mat or largetowel […]

Wedding bells heard in Calabasas

New board member needed

The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education is seeking a replacement for board member Jennifer von Schneidau, who resigned from her post after moving out of Oak Park. At the district board meeting May 20, trustees approved a provisional appointment for the vacancy. Board members must live in the district. By law, the vacancy must be filled within […]

Nonprofit inducts Calabasas physician as ACR fellow

Dr. Richard Goldman of Calabasas was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Radiology during a ceremony in April in Washington, D.C. Goldman is medical director at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica and Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital in Valencia. He is also a neuro- radiologist at Tower Imaging Medical Group in Los Angeles. Goldman is […]

Supports Greuel for Congress

I am proud to endorse Wendy Greuel to replace Henry Waxman in Congress. Wendy has devoted her career to standing up for the issues we care about, like protecting the environment and fighting for our public schools. As a city council member, she preserved acres of open space and passed a Scenic Preservation Corridor Plan that protected prominent mountain ridgelines […]

Suburban lawns may be cut—permanently

Lush green lawns may soon be a thing of the past. A statewide drought—and rising water costs—have forced many homeowners to use less water in and around their homes. The Metropolitan, Las Virgenes and Calleguas water districts recently asked residents and businesses to refrain from outdoor watering for three days so that Metropolitan could service one of its plants. Such […]

Games and fun galore at Kids 4 Kids Carnival

Proceeds will support local youth programs, schools

Jr. Variety will host its annual Kids 4 Kids Carnival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sun., June 1 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. The carnival will have gokarts, inflatable obstacle courses, chair swing, Tub of Fun ride, food, face painting, games, prizes, a raffle, silent auction and, for the first time, live music and two […]

Oak Park, Agoura elementary schools earn top recognition from the state

Five sites named distinguished schools

Five local public schools have been named 2014 California Distinguished Schools. In Oak Park, all three of its elementary schools, Brookside, Oak Hills and Red Oak, earned the distinction. Two Las Virgenes elementary schools—Willow and Yerba Buena, both in Agoura Hills, received the honor. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson gave the distinguished designation to 424 public elementary schools, […]