2015-10-29 E-Edition

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Calabasas and school board

We all benefit from LVUSD’s excellence; strong schools keep property values high and enhance the community. Renewing Measure E will retain $2.3 million a year for LVUSD without increasing taxes. Measure E dollars are subject to a strong local citizen oversight panel but are out of Sacramento’s reach. Measure E helps LVUSD consistently score in the top 2 percent of […]

Let’s go for it!

ENJOYING THE GREAT OUTDOORS—Above, kids take off for a fun run at the National Park Service’s second annual Recreation Festival Oct. 24 at Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills. Equipment and volunteers were on hand to teach kids and adults about rock climbing, mountain biking, horseback riding, fishing and art activities. The event was designed to introduce families to the outdoors. […]


FRI., OCT. 30 Halloween Spooktacular 3 to 5 p.m. at Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Trunk or treat with local businesses. Games, prizes, candy, popcorn, fire engines and a foggy forest. Contact: Jenna. Phone: 818.880.2993. Email: jenna@ahccc.org. Web: www.ahccc.org. Trunk Or Treat 4 to 6 p.m. at Louisville High School, 22300 Mulholland Drive, Woodland Hills. Bounce […]

Holistic healers start business networking

Healers in Westlake have started a local nonprofit chapter of the The Holistic Chamber of Commerce, a business that promotes holistic, natural and sustainable products, services and solutions. Nick and Audrey Newmont, presidents of the HCC in Westlake, have 23 years of holistic business experience and five years in business as the Newmont Center in Agoura Hills. Chamber meetings are […]

For Calabasas City Council

I have had the privilege of serving on the Calabasas Planning Commission until this past August, and my perspective as a citizen volunteer and longtime city resident is that Fred Gaines has the experience, skills and commitment to continue to lead this city into the future. As a member of the City Council, Fred Gaines helped design, approve and obtain […]

Train to be a basketball official

Federation certification course offered

The Conejo Recreation and Park District will conduct a Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation Basketball Officials certification course in November and December. Individuals 18 years and older who are interested in officiating basketball can attend. The course, taught by two California Interscholastic Federation officials, will have four classroom sessions covering rules and officiating mechanics as well as on-court work at […]

Musical is semi-autobiographical


In the opening sequence of “Nine,” the Tony Award-winning musical now playing at the Camarillo Skyway Playhouse, famed Italian director Guido Contini picks up a baton and conducts a choral “orchestra” consisting of the women in his life. Using the on-stage performers to sing the overture was one of many innovative ideas that has made “Nine” a challenging and provocative […]

Nominations sought for awards

National Association of Women Business Owners-Ventura County (NAWBO-VC) is seeking nominations for nine local, outstanding business women in the following categories: Woman Business Owner of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award (new in 2016), Innovator of the Year, Rising Star of the Year, Community Advocate of the Year, Education Advocate of the Year, Young Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, NAWBO-VC Member […]

Gaines and Davis for City Council

Calabasas City Councilman Fred Gaines has been a passionate supporter of lifelong learning programs, and the fruits of his efforts can be seen throughout Calabasas. Fred led the successful effort to build the Calabasas City Library, a community-wide gathering spot that has been recognized as a model for the region. He helped develop library programs, including homework help for students […]