2000-12-07

Deputies to crack down on liquor sales to minors



Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station, will assist Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) investigators by conducting a series of undercover sting operations during December, January and February. They want merchants to carefully monitor the age of all customers trying to purchase alcoholic beverages. The penalties for selling alcohol to a minor are as follows: First offense: $750-$3,000 Second […]

Holiday toy shopping tips aid parents in making great gift-giving choices



During the holiday season, stores are flooded with new and exciting toys. So how do you know which toys to buy? There are many things to consider when buying toys, everything from safety to whether the toy is age appropriate (designed and made for a child of the same age). Basic considerations Early childhood educators agree that toys play a […]

Here are tips on being environmenally friendly



The holiday season brings good cheer, family togetherness––and tons of extra waste that ends up in local landfills. In L.A. County, residents generate 25 percent more waste during the holidays than any other time of the year. That includes everything from discarded holiday cards to gift wrap, ribbons, boxes and bows. Los Angeles County Department of Public Works is asking […]

Chamber plans a special event



The Agoura/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will host its 2001 board of directors installation at 11:30 a.m., Tues., Jan. 30, at the Renaissance Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. Mayor Ed Corridori will present a State of the City address. The cost is $25 with pre-paid reservations only; the deadline is Jan. 23. Checks should be mailed or […]

Rose blooms for Westlake



Westlake High School needs a new theater, contends Choral Music Department head Alan Rose, who plans to start fundraising for one within two weeks. "I call (the current theater) a wannabe theater—it’s really a lecture hall," said Rose. "With 318 seats, it’s not big enough to accommodate all who want to see the shows." "Thousand Oaks and Newbury Park high […]

Homes are needed for refugees



Congregations across the U.S. are helping to find homes for refugees. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates there are 13 million refugees, displaced persons and recent returnees on the continent of Africa alone. While many refugees go home eventually, the only option for some is resettlement in another county, such as the U.S. Refugees resettled in the U.S. […]

Raggedy Ann and Andy to perform holiday show



Camarillo Community Theatre and Pinki’s Playhouse-"Theater for Children to See," will present "Raggedy Ann & Andy Meet Santa" or "The Drinch That Stole…" at 11 a.m. Saturdays through Dec. 16. The plot follows a pair of Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls on their journey to the North Pole to meet Santa and their potential interception by the evil Drinch and […]

If You Believe that Breathtaking Views, a New Pool, a Spa and Enormous Yard For Sports Court is Nice, Buy This One



If You Believe that Breathtaking Views, a New Pool, a Spa and Enormous Yard For Sports Court is Nice, Buy This One Breathtaking views and endless vistas are offered from this excellent home with 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths on about 4,935 sq.ft. of luxury. The premium half-acre lot is on a quiet cul-de-sac. There is a new pool, spa […]

Bill Carter & Joan Young



Bill Carter & Joan Young Bill Carter, executive vice president of Young Realtors, director of the estates division, and seven-time winner of the Diamond Sales Award, was congratulated by Joan Young, president of Young Realtors in Westlake Village, for being named the firm’s top seller for the month of October with a sales production in excess of $3.2 million. Carter, […]

Eagle cheerleaders are good Samaritans



The Oak Park High School Cheerleaders, who helped the "Santa Comes to Agoura" food drive last Saturday, are a busy bunch of young ladies this time of year. The group, adorned with Santa hats and holiday ribbons in their hair, added color and sunshine to the festivities. According to their advisor, Carolyn Purkey, the girls will visit an orphanage next […]


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