2015-02-05

Brandeis chapter hosts sculptor at benefit



The San Fernando Valley Art and Culture Series will feature a presentation by sculptor Jonathan Bickart at 1 p.m. Mon., Feb. 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Bickart will discuss the art of sculpture and do a demonstration. Proceeds will support Sustaining the Mind, which funds neurodegenerative disease research at Brandeis University. The event is sponsored […]

Pet of the week



Team goes to bat against cancer



Prefers road less traveled



As a fan of old movies, I was disappointed to learn of the widening (of the) median, bike and foot bridges for two miles of Agoura Road between Liberty Canyon and Cornell. Driving there, I feel like I’m out in the country and always uncontested. One wonders why expansion of such a quiet route is needed. Along with several areas […]

Don’t trash the animals with debris




There are no cute pictures in this edition of my California Wildlife Center column because there are no cute pictures of animals and birds that have been harmed by garbage. Each year we see many birds and mammals that have been injured or killed due to the litter we spread. In the news recently was a story about a dead […]

Boys & Girls Clubs will honor philanthropic couple

Dedication ceremony on Feb. 10

Linda and David Catlin, two Westlake Village philanthropists, will be honored for their contributions to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Conejo Valley at a building dedication of the Linda and David Catlin Boys & Girls Club from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Tues., Feb. 10 on the campus of Lindero Canyon Middle School, 5844 Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. The […]

Conejo Valley Chamber names new board of directors

Rick Lemmo is senior chairman

Rick Lemmo, senior chairman of the board of directors of the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce and vice president of community relations of Caruso Affiliated, has appointed Michelle Menzel of Oaks Christian School to the Chamber’s board of directors. Menzel is the associate director of advancement and communication for the school. She joins the other members of the board: […]

Meter reader



The Triunfo Sanitation District’s letter to me this week outlined the need for “increased meter accuracy” to change the water meter at my house. This is for my convenience? Upon calling the water service, the answers to my questions never included in the letter that each meter replacement will cost $157 each, multiplied by 4,733 residents, which equals $743,081 paid […]

Chinese New Year celebration



California Lutheran University will host a Chinese New Year celebration from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 12 in the Soiland Recreation Center in the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center on the north side of Olsen Road on the Thousand Oaks campus The free event will celebrate the year of the sheep with a lion dance and martial arts demonstration. […]

It’s the logical thing to do




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