2001-06-07

Little squirts



NORTH RANCH DISASTER DRILL-From left, Rachel Foster, 6, and her two sisters Jessy and Emily, practice using a fire hose during disaster preparedness exercises last Sunday at North Ranch. A practice alert was sent out to 450 homes in the Westlake Village and Thousand Oaks area as Fire Department and paramedic units stood ready. During the drill, the Thousand Oaks […]

Ribbon Cutting at Bank of America



NEW BANK–Bank of America Private Bank Vice President Michael Dalton cuts the ceremonial ribbon with members of his staff and the Thousand Oaks Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce. The new bank, which caters mostly to wealthy individuals, is located at 200 Westlake Boulevard, Suite 100 in Westlake Village. For information, call (805) 557-3707.

Angels of the Alliance lunch today at 12:30



The Angels of the Alliance, an auxiliary of the Alliance for the Arts, the official nonprofit fundraising arm of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, will hold their annual luncheon at 12:30 p.m. today, Thurs., June 7, at Chateau Pleasance, the newly completed estate of Lynn and Ed Hogan at Sherwood Country Club. Boutiques featuring elegant attire, handbags, jewelry and […]

Different tools can help single parents cope



Today, more than 16 million children are living in single-parent homes. With about half of all marriages ending in divorce, the Census Bureau estimates that about 59 percent of U.S. children will spend time living in a single-parent home during their minor years. If you are a single parent, you already know it’s not easy balancing work, home, children and […]

Calabasas dancer will study ballet in Seattle



Christine Peixoto of Calabasas, a ninth grade honor student at Calabasas High School, has been selected to study dance for the second year in a row with the Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) in Seattle, Wash. Peixoto will be participating in the PNB’s Summer Intensive workshop for five weeks, studying Pointe, character, Spanish and modern dance in addition to ballet technique. […]

NEW MEMBER-Agoura Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce welcomes John Robert Powers to Agoura Hills with a formal ribbon cutting. Attending the recent ceremony are left to right: Chamber Vice President Barry Garapedian; Las Virgenes Water District’s Debra Low;



NEW MEMBER-Agoura Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce welcomes John Robert Powers to Agoura Hills with a formal ribbon cutting. Attending the recent ceremony are left to right: Chamber Vice President Barry Garapedian; Las Virgenes Water District’s Debra Low; the owner of John Robert Powers, Patricia Pascucci-Brown and her husband, Kevin; staff members Renee Patterson and Tiffany Ringgold; Chamber President Alex […]

Red, White & Blue Ball coming



Red, White & Blue Ball coming The 16th annual Red, White & Blue Ball will be held on June 16 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel, Westlake Village. This year’s ball will salute the U.S. Marine Corps and have as its honorary chairman Lt. General Michael W. Hagee, USMC, Commanding General, 1 Marine Expeditionary Force. Lt. […]

There Goes the Neighborhood!

Re-LAX!

There Goes the Neighborhood! They gave me 2 weeks off from the hell that is my life. Evidently, there is something called a vacation. You get one every 5 years or so. At least, that’s what they tell me. Whereas I felt that Borchard Park would make for a relaxing getaway, my girlfriend Yahaira insisted on flying across the country […]

Westlake Village library now offers summer reading programs



The Westlake Village Library’s summer reading program offers a variety of special treats for young readers. Tickets are required for programs scheduled from June 20-July 18 and are available at no charge on a first-come basis at the library’s reference desk. All events are held at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. June 20: Talking Hands: Storytelling and Sign Language by Kathleen […]