2014-10-16 E-Edition

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City celebration

On Sat., Oct. 18, White Oak Elementary School will is partnering with the City of Westlake Village for our 12th annual City Celebration. The event features performances by local groups, delicious food and drinks, a twilight run, and White Oak’s Family Festival, with rides and carnival attractions. This year, we’ve added a silent auction element to boost our fundraising efforts. […]

Bully beat-down begins

Bullying is the most common form of harassment in schools. While often viewed a childhood rite of passage that makes kids tougher, it can have devastating effects on students—pressuring them to avoid school and causing increased anxiety and depression in the most vulnerable victims. “It’s important to bring a voice out there and to speak up,” Mayor David Shapiro said […]

LVUSD’s Garrett named county Teacher of the Year

Bill Garrett, performing arts department teacher and co-chair of Calabasas High School’s STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) program, was among the select few to be honored as a 2014/2015 Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year. This year, the county scrutinized 77 applications for an honor that was bestowed upon only 16 teachers out of the more than […]

Strawberry festival opens poster contest

The California Strawberry Festival is accepting entries for the official poster contest of the 32nd annual celebration with a prize of $2,000 and four VIP event passes awarded to the winner. All entries must be submitted by Mon., Jan. 5. The winning poster will be available for purchase during the event and the design will also adorn collectible T-shirts and […]

Chabad to celebrate Simchat Torah

Chabad will celebrate the holiday of Simchat Torah with a community Hakafot dancing festival at 7 p.m. today, Thurs., Oct. 16 at Chabad of Agoura Hills, 30345 Canwood St., and Chabad of Westl ake Village, 2524 Townsgate Road. An additional Simchat Torah service will take place at at 7 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 16 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, […]

Cycling for the 1 percent

As a weekend bicyclist, I laughed out loud when I read that the Regional Bicycle Master Plan was to promote bicycling as a safe and attractive transportation alternative. I don’t know how many bicycle accidents have occurred in Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Malibu and Westlake Village, all of which are members of the Las Virgenes-Malibu Council of Governments involved […]

Help for WLV board

The City of Westlake Village is seeking applicants to serve on its Cultural Recreation Advisory Board. The board was established in 2003 to advise the City Council on cultural and recreational programs, special events and city parks. Board members also serve on sub-committees, such as Westlake Village Entertains and Westlake Village Reads. The group consists of eleven adults and one […]

Hi School Hi Lights

Agoura Chargers Fri., Oct. 17: ComedySportz/ PACE/6 p.m. Dodgeball tournament/ gym/6:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 18: PSAT/8 a.m. Tues., Oct. 21: SAT course/3 to 6 p.m. Wed., Oct. 22: “Almost Maine”/7 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 23: SAT course/3 to 6 p.m. “Almost Maine”/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Oct. 17: ComedySportz game/7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 18: PSAT/8 a.m. to noon Saturday school/8:30 to […]

Pop vocal groups to sing in fundraiser

Proceeds of concert to benefit Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra

Conejo Valley Youth Orchestra will present its inaugural CVYO Goes Pops!, a benefit concert, at 3 p.m. Sun., Nov. 2 in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Bill Benson will conduct the orchestra. Pop artists The Four Preps and The New Chordettes will perform. The program will contain both pop and classical genres. […]