2000-08-10

Oak tree ordinance provides clarification



Permits are required for pruning any live limbs greater than two inches in diameter. They are also required if someone wants to build something in the tree’s protective zone—to encroach on it’s "drip line," in tree lingo. For example, if an oak tree is close to the front yard and the homeowner wants to put in a fence, that’s encroaching, […]

Lewin named Hyatt GM



David Lewin, a 14-year veteran of Hyatt Hotels Corporation, has been named general manager at Hyatt Westlake Plaza in the Westlake Village portion of Thousand Oaks. Lewin was promoted from director of sales and marketing at Hyatt Regency San Francisco where he had worked for the past three years. In 1998, he was awarded Director of Sales of the Year […]

No-fee, career workshop coming soon to the area



A no-fee career workshop is scheduled Aug. 11-18 at the state of California’s Employment Development Department (EDD), 980 Enchanted Way in Simi Valley. The sessions beginning at 8 a.m. are conducted by members of Outstanding Professionals Employment Network (OPEN), who draw upon their professional backgrounds to support one another in carrying out a successful job search. Enrollment in the free […]

Deputies praised



Captain John D. O’Brien of the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station has commended two deputies, Arnold Sandoval and Robert Sonnemann, for their efforts in the arrest of a suspected carjacker on Aug. 2. California Highway Patrol officers had advised Sandoval and Sonnemann of a single car accident on the 101 freeway at Kanan Road. Witnesses reported the driver had fled the […]

Has more info on special ed



I am writing (belatedly) to follow up John Loesing’s article of June 8 titled "Special Education Forces Hard Choices for Schools." As a mother sending a daughter off to overcrowded A.E. Wright middle school next month, I share the frustration we all feel with anything that drains funds from our general education budget. However, as the mother of a preschool […]

Sales associates Amy LeVan Cimino and Aaron Kadosh recently were congratulated by Chuck Leko, broker and owner of Century 21 Adobe Realty, for their outstanding production for the month of July.



Sales associates Amy LeVan Cimino and Aaron Kadosh recently were congratulated by Chuck Leko, broker and owner of Century 21 Adobe Realty, for their outstanding production for the month of July. Sales associates Amy LeVan Cimino and Aaron Kadosh recently were congratulated by Chuck Leko, broker and owner of Century 21 Adobe Realty, for their outstanding production for the month […]

Sharon Phelps of Coldwell Banker Town & Country has been invited once again to the prestigious Coldwell Banker Elite retreat to be held in Seattle, Wash. Only the top 2 percent of Coldwell Banker agents nationwide receive this honor.



Sharon Phelps of Coldwell Banker Town & Country has been invited once again to the prestigious Coldwell Banker Elite retreat to be held in Seattle, Wash. Only the top 2 percent of Coldwell Banker agents nationwide receive this honor. Along with catching up with agents they have met over the years, the attendees take classes from experts in the real […]

Unknown disease killing trees



A hard-hitting disease has been killing oak trees in Northern California and has spread as close as Santa Barbara County. So far no cases have been reported in Ventura or Los Angeles counties. The disease reportedly can wipe out an oak tree within two weeks. "It’s an imminent threat—we must face that," said Janice Lee, Calabasas Mayor Pro Tem. "This […]

Calabasas company pops the cork on confetti



ConfettiWERKS.com, manufacturer of confetti and confetti launching products, recently announced FlixStix confetti launchers. When waved in the air like a wand, FlixStix release a shower of colorful confetti. Manufactured at the company’s Calabasas facility, FlixStix are a cylindrical launcher pre-loaded with specially packed confetti. When waved into the air, centrifugal force causes the confetti to exit the launcher. For events, […]

Pierce College offers fun science classes for kids



Los Angeles Pierce College Extension is offering a class for children ages 8-15 that’s designed to stimulate and excite young minds in the area of science. The class will teach students about the electronic workings of televisions, VCRs and boombox radios, as well as provide the opportunity to build a Star Wars sound generator. Class is offered 1:30-4 p.m., Aug. […]


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