2002-01-31

Students to learn about hospitality



Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel will participate in the fourth annual National Groundhog Job Shadow Day on Feb. 1 at the hotel, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Students from Newbury Park, Oak Park, Thousand Oaks and Westlake High Schools as well as students from Moorpark College will have the opportunity to shadow hotel employees such as general manager, front desk […]

Exercise program available to seniors



A "Body Dynamics" exercise program open to adults ages 50 and up will be offered from 2 to 3 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday beginning Feb. 6 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. To participate, adults must be registered in the Senior Recreation Program. The program will feature chair, weights, balls and bands and geared […]

Football at ‘Y’



The Triunfo YMCA and the city of Agoura Hills have teamed up to offer sixth-, seventh- and eighth- graders the chance to compete against local schools and teams in a flag football league. League play begins in February. Children will learn basic rules and plays "while building team unity and creating lasting friendships," according to the Y. The league runs […]

Four Freshmen to perform at the Civic Arts Plaza



The musical vocal group the Four Freshmen will perform a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. on Sun., Feb. 3 in the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The event is the fifth in a series of benefit jazz concerts presented by KCLU Radio. Celebrating 53 years of performing, the Four Freshmen is the longest […]

CELEBRATING THEIR 50TH—Milt and Sylvia Rubin of Calabasas are enjoying their wedding anniversary by visiting Turkey, Egypt and Greece. This picture was taken in December 2000 in front of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. The Rubins were married Nov. 11



CELEBRATING THEIR 50TH—Milt and Sylvia Rubin of Calabasas are enjoying their wedding anniversary by visiting Turkey, Egypt and Greece. This picture was taken in December 2000 in front of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey. The Rubins were married Nov. 11, 1950 in Brooklyn, N.Y., and have been Californians since 1956. They enjoyed a surprise anniversary party with family and […]

Agoura Hills senior combines nimble hands with a generous heart



Coral Ballard of Agoura Hills is very proud of her mom, 93-years-young Sylvia Peterson. Sylvia tirelessly crochets blankets—one per week—to donate to homeless shelters. Not only did this kind-hearted nonagenarian reach her goal of 52 in 2000, she crafted 58 blankets for the needy in 2001. Sylvia acquires yarn for her 4’x 7’ blankets through visits to thrift shops and […]

Parents: It’s never too early for that first dental visit



Parents: It’s never too early for that first dental visit Most parents know their children are supposed to visit a pediatrician for immunizations and well-baby checkups beginning at two months. However, many parents still aren’t sure when they should send their child to the dentist. February is Children’s Dental Health Month and the California Dental Association (CDA) will be highlighting […]

Pet of the Week



SWEET ’N’ LOVING ––This is Maxie, a 6-year-old brown and white spayed American shorthair, ready to be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. Maxie is gentle and accustomed to kids. Ask for identification No. A0804456. For details, call (818) 991-0071.

Improv to be presented at the Stage Door



CHECK IT OUT–From left to right: Tony Barkodarian, Devin Feldman, Yair Bittone, Ryan Baddin and Rebecca Dinow create a tableau of a magazine cover. Stage Door is presenting a series of improv shows beginning in Agoura Hills at 28311 W. Agoura Road, just west of Chesebro Road. Improvi-sational theatre is a genre in which performers take suggestions from their director […]

DOWNRIGHT COLD—With a snowy backdrop at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a replica monument in Niles, Ill., Geri Basile of rural Agoura reads her Acorn in winter clothing. If you look closely, you’ll notice Christmas decorations on the replica. And if you’ve se



DOWNRIGHT COLD—With a snowy backdrop at the Leaning Tower of Pisa, a replica monument in Niles, Ill., Geri Basile of rural Agoura reads her Acorn in winter clothing. If you look closely, you’ll notice Christmas decorations on the replica. And if you’ve seen Geri anytime recently, she’s probably wearing the same clothes right here in Southern California. (It’s been C-O-L-D)!


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