December 22, 2014

County Backs Canyon Sages Senior Center

 As Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky stepped away from the scene on November 26, he left a special gift behind for Topanga—a soon-to-be-built mini senior center. As one of his last acts before turning over his job of 20 years to Sheila Kuehl, he freed up $211,810 from discretionary funds in a grant for the Canyon Sages to remodel a storage building behind the Community House into a 20 x 25-foot space with a deck that will be d… [Read More...]

Autumn Crafts Boutique Brings Holiday Shoppers to the Topanga Community House

 On November 29, in the calm, literally, before the storm, the Topanga Community Club hosted its first annual Autumn Crafts Boutique. The event, proceeds of which will go toward the construction of a new Canyon Sages Building (see related article on page 8) and ongoing programs, featured an embarrassment of riches including jewelry, candles, ceramics, cards, rag dolls and one-of-a-kind art pieces.[[craft_11lolasummers2.jpg]… [Read More...]

“Let’s Hear it for the Boys!”

 For three years, Topangan Maggie Brammel has been organizing an annual fundraiser for the Pacific Lodge Boy’s Home in Woodland Hills. This year’s event on November 15, served a luncheon, provided entertainment, and held a silent auction and raffle. The day’s theme was “Let’s Hear it for the Boys!” and one of the young residents was selected to emcee the event. Highlighting the event were young poets who were asked to read their poems, which the Messe… [Read More...]