Teen wins mayoral award

WELL DESERVED—Ryann Sax receives the Calabasas Mayor’s Award for the 2017/2018 school year from Mayor Fred Gaines. The 14-year-old was student body president and captain of the cheer team at A.C. Stelle Middle School. She graduated with a Presidential Award for her academic achievements at the school. This fall, Ryann will be a freshman at Calabasas High School.

2018-07-26 E-Edition

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Agoura Hills City Council and Cornerstone

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