2001-05-03

Local congressmen unite in effort to preserve more land



U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Woodland Hills) recently appeared before the House Resource Subcommittee on National Parks, Recreation and Public Lands, advocating for a bill to adjust the boundaries of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area (SMMNRA). The bill has the bipartisan support of Sherman and U.S. Rep. Elton Gallegly (R-Oxnard), whose respective districts traverse the proposed wilderness expansion. The […]

Molly Maid is cleaning up the town



"Free time and peace of mind," that’s what Molly Maid of Conejo Valley has been offering its customers for the last six years, said Barry Shapiro, owner of this successful professional residential cleaning franchise. Seeing a pressing need for such services in the Conejo Valley, Shapiro recently acquired an existing Molly Maid office which will continue to provide the community […]

Crisis management means depending on others



Responding to situations may be par for the course in fast-paced advertising and marketing environments, but if "putting out fires" consumes a large part of an executive’s day, he or she may not have enough time for more strategic tasks. Here are suggestions for reducing time spent in "crisis mode": •Ask for answers. Encourage your employees to come to you […]

Reagan Library mounts tribute to Walt Disney with exhibit



The story of Walt Disney will come alive in the new exhibit, "Walt Disney ––The Man and His Magic," on display at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library from May 13 to Sept. 4. The exhibit marks the first in the library’s new Spirit of America series that celebrates the life and times of well-known Americans. Using rare items from private […]

Agoura Youth Basketball Association to host signups



Agoura Youth Basketball Association will hold registration for the 2001 summer basketball season from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sat., May 5 at Oak Park High School. There are separate boys and girls teams for players currently in 3rd through 12th grade who live in or attend school in the Las Virgenes and Oak Park school districts. Registration fee […]

We don’t need a Home Depot



We don’t need a Home Depot When residents of Agoura Hills lament the disappearance of a local pharmacist or neighborhood hardware store, too often they speak with a deep sense of resignation. We mourn the loss, but deep in our hearts we accept these enterprises’ extinction as an inevitable part of market evolution. We take as self-evident that giant chains, […]

Opponents of Selleck project will meet on May 15



Opponents of Selleck project will meet on May 15 Citizens for Responsible Growth will host a meeting at 7 p.m. on Tues., May 15 in Building G at Agoura High School. The groups is rallying community support to "Stop Big Box Retailers." The character of the Agoura/Agoura Hills community is at risk, according to the organization. It’s seeking help from […]

Pepperdine plans tribute to ‘Satchmo’



Jazz trombonist Wycliffe Gordon and his quartet will pay homage to the great Louis Armstrong in "A Tribute to ‘Satchmo’" at 8 p.m., Sat., May 5 at Pepperdine University’s Smothers Theatre. Tickets are $25 and are available by calling (310) 506-4522 or TicketMaster at (213) 365-3500. A veteran member of Wynton Marsalis’ Septet and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Gordon […]

Ribbon cut at Furniture Resources



are ready to cut the ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the first year anniversary of their business, "Furniture Resources." To Minutelli’s left are his mother, Theresa Minutelli, and co-owner Eric Worthington. The store-owners, family and staff stand with members of the Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce. The store is at 4607 Lakeview Canyon Road in the County Line Shopping […]

Lindero Canyon Middle School announces open house



Lindero Canyon Middle School will hold its annual Open House from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wed., May 9, at 5844 N. Larboard Lane, Agoura Hills. Student work will be displayed as well as a variety of special student activities that include science projects and a performance by the Fiddler’s Philharmonic. The annual Book Fair will be held from 6:30 to […]


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