2016-04-21 E-Edition

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All hands on deck

FOR A CAUSE—Above, player Elijah Hillfinds the coverage tight as he goes for a layup in the April 8 Kevin Cordasco memorial basketball game in Calabasas. Young Kevin died in 2013 from neuroblastoma cancer. He never quit in his battle against the disease, and the annual game is played in his honor. Far left, father, Kevin Cordasco, and brother Cade […]

Westlake Village announces grant beneficiaries

Westlake Village officials dispensed $100,000 to more than two dozen organizations and school groups that provide social and educational services and cultural programs for the residents of their city. Community grants provide financial subsidies to charitable groups so they can maintain existing programs and launch new ones. A community grants advisory committee consisting of five residents and two council members […]

A musical bunch


THURS., APRIL 21 Antiques Study Group 9:30 a.m. to noon at Stagecoach Inn Museum, Anderson Hall, 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. Rita Faulders presents the history and technique of paper marbling. Bring paisley on fabric or paper for show and tell. Phone: 805.495.3297. Email pen1@verizon.net. WLV Republican Women 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Zin Bistro, 32131 Lindero Canyon […]

Public relations pros get tips on speeches

The PRSA California Gold Coast Chapter will meet from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Wed., April 27 at the Cal Lutheran University Center for Entrepreneurship, 31416 Agoura Road, Ste. 105, Westlake Village. The PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) nonprofit is the world’s largest organization of public relations professionals. The event will have networking at 8 a.m. Communications specialist Ron Kirkpatrick […]

Second hotel goes under review in Calabasas

‘Too many projects at one time,’ one resident says

About 60 speakers including residents and business owners outlined the pros and cons of a new housing and hotel development in Calabasas during a City Council meeting last week. Aliso Viejo-based New Home Company is asking the city for a zoning change and other permits to build a four-story hotel and gated residential community called Canyon Oaks on a 77- […]

City moves on open space, restoration

Calabasas plans to buy a taxdefaulted parcel in the Calabasas Highlands for $20,000 and keep it as open space. The privately owned lot is about 450 feet north of Mulholland Highway and Canyon Road. It is next to another undeveloped parcel that was previously bought by the city open space preservation. The acquisition will protect oak woodland habitat and prevent […]

Agoura ‘girls’ are ready for another night out

The City of Agoura Hills in collaboration with 91301 will present the second annual Girls’ Night Out event, an evening of shopping, primping and pampering for all women, followed by a special guest speaker, from 5 to 10 p.m. Fri., May 6. Due to the huge success of Girls’ Night Out last year featuring “Finding Kind,” the Cultural Arts Council […]

Kooky, ooky play brings big cheers

PLAY REVIEW /// ‘The Addams Family’

There have been four incarnations of “The Addams Family”: Charles Addams’ macabre single-panel drawings in the New Yorker magazine, the iconic ABC television program from the 1960s, the 1991 motion picture and its sequels, and the 2010 Broadway musical. Calabasas High School managed to combine elements of all four versions in its recent staging of the musical last week, a […]