2016-01-28 E-Edition

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At The Library

The Calabasas Library will offer the following free activities at 200 Civic Center Way, which will be closed Sun., Feb. 14. For more information, call (818) 225-7616 or visit www.cityofcalabasas.com/library. Thurs., Feb. 4 and 18 at noon will be Yoga and You. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat/large towel. Sat., Feb. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., […]

Program on child safety

Temple Adat Elohim Early Childhood Center will host Pattie Fitzgerald’s child safety presentation about predators and prevention at 7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 8 at the temple, 2420 Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. This event, designed for parents and caregivers, is open to the community. Pattie Fitzgerald of Safely Ever After Inc. calls her presentation “An Ounce of Prevention: A Safety Presentation […]

District of Choice lottery complete

Out-of-district families hope for a seat in Oak Park

A lottery that determines who gets admitted to schools in Oak Park Unified School District was conducted last week with fewer openings available to out-of-district students than in the past. Oak Park became a District of Choice in 2004, when shrinking enrollment and a declining economy weakened the state’s education funding. Superintendent Tony Knight said the district creates a computerized […]

Be prepared, Scout says

Your recent article on landslide preparedness for your car trunk intrigued me. Being in the Boy Scouts of America, we are taught to be prepared for any situation, large-scale or minor. We learn the importance of survival in the outdoors when we need it. We are stressed to learn the importance of leadership and rank, for Scouts must depend on […]

Garage band

The fun of curling in Simi Valley

Lessons given for beginners

SoCal Curling will host open curling at 9 p.m. Sat., Jan. 30 at Iceoplex, 131 W. Easy St., Simi Valley. Curling is played on the ice but no skating is involved. Instruction is provided for beginners, and experienced players can practice their skills. Participants are advised to dress warmly and wear flat-soled athletic shoes with good tread. The cost is […]


Agoura Chargers Fri., Jan. 29: “Better Off Dead” screening/performing arts education center/6 p.m. Karaoke night/G bld./7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Jan. 29: Spirit Week Pep rally/gym/11:05 a.m. Musical auditions/black box/3 p.m. Sat., Jan. 30: Saturday school tutoring/library/8:30 a.m. to noon Musical auditions/black box/3 p.m. Mon., Feb. 1: Permit application deadline Outdoor education training for counselors/King Gillette/ Strings concert/black box/7 p.m. […]

Tree-house dad has his say

In an attempt at a polite reply to the admonishing content of two letters posted in response to my wife’s tree-house letter to the editor, I also wish to set the record straight. The young group of friends in question did stop construction of the Morrison Ranch tree house after a visit by the sheriff. I was personally not at […]