2000-09-21

Federal Trade Commission concerned with Lasik



By Colleen P. Tressler Consumers are being inundated with advertisements touting the benefits of Lasik eye surgery — the newest procedure to correct refractive vision problems. At the same time, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been receiving an increasing number of complaints about complications associated with this elective surgery and, to a lesser degree, about the lack of advertising […]

Craft vendors sought



Artists, crafters and others –especially holiday crafters – are invited to register for a booth at the St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church Women Club’s Arts and Crafts Faire planned for 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 28 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sun., Oct. 29. A booth with one table and two chairs can be purchased for $70 […]

CHS cheerleader bounces back following injury



Congratulations go out to Jenna Benedon, a cheerleader at Calabasas High School. Benedon, a junior, has been invited to compete for the Saints, a nationally ranked all-star cheerleading squad in the National Cheerleading Association’s Elite Division. The invitation marks Benedon’s second all-star appearance. She placed third in the Can Am games three years ago with the California All-Stars. Jenna’s upcoming […]

Stage Door Theatre launches 2000-2001 season



Stage Door Theatre launches 2000-2001 season The Stage Door Theatre will launch its 2000-2001 season on Fri., Sept. 29 with the opening of the comedy, "Norman, is that You?" by Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick and directed by Andrea J. Wilson. The play follows the difficulties encountered by an Ohio dry cleaner who decides to go to New York and […]

A Wonderful Custom Horse Property



A Wonderful Custom Horse Property Welcome to this spectacular custom horse property on 1 acre of prime, fenced, all usable flat land on the most desired street in Old Agoura. Offering privacy, with views of the surrounding hills, this wonderful 16-year-old family home of about 3,188 sq.ft. per tax assessor displays quality craftsmanship throughout. There are 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, […]

Located In A Great School District



Located In A Great School District On a large lot in Calabasas is this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Malibu Canyon view/pool home that has been listed for sale by Nick Ciros of Young Realtors for $360,000. The 2-story residence is highlighted by a living room with a fireplace, a cook’s kitchen and a dining room. Other amenities include lush grounds […]

Volunteers needed



The American Red Cross of Greater Los Angeles is seeking adult volunteers to serve as advisors for their Youth in Action program. Among activities planned by the program are: first aid/CPR training, beach cleanups, disaster training, etc. For more information on volunteer opportunities please call Jessie Thompson at (213) 739-5246 or visit www.acrossla.org

Homestore.com announces new tech provider



Internet home and real estate company Homestore.com has purchased Hessel Group, a technology provider for the relocation industry, for an undisclosed sum. Homestore.com is based in Thousand Oaks. "The acquisition immediately positions us as the No. 1 provider of relocation-related technology services," said Stuart Wolff, Homestore’s chief executive. "It complements our industry-leading content for consumers and leverages our move-related content […]

Free wheeelchairs available



The Senior Wheels USA program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to seniors (age 65 and up) and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who cannot walk and cannot self-propel a manual wheelchair, and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. No deposit is required. For more […]

Cinderella coming to Pepperdine



Featuring stylized puppets, rich costumes and original music, the Tears of Joy Theatre’s production of "Cinderella" takes the stage at Pepperdine University’s Smothers Theatre at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sat., Oct. 14. It’s recommended for children ages 4 and up. Founded in 1971 by Reg and Janet Bradley and recognized nationally for its commitment to excellence and innovation, […]