2004-04-01

Reserve space

soon for
chamber of commerce
Spring Expo


Reserve space soon for chamber of commerce Spring Expo The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce is currently taking reservations for its Spring Business Expo and Trade Show, scheduled for Thurs., May 6 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza. About 2,000 sightseers are expected to attend the 5 to 8 p.m. event that’s free to the public. The early registration […]

‘Biz Bash’ planned for Whizin’s Center



The Agoura/Oak Park/Las Virgenes Chamber of Commerce will host an inaugural "Biz Bash," a business/community event, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., May 8 at Whizin’s Center, Agoura Hills. Vendors can call now to reserve space. The cost is $100 ($50 for nonprofit organizations). In addition to exposure for local businesses, the event will also feature prizes and refreshments. […]

Calabasas resident is partner in aromatherapy products firm



Calabasas resident is partner in aromatherapy products firm Calabasas resident Amy Horwitch is a partner in Carla’s Concoctions, a line of aromatherapy products that includes lotions, oils, floral waters, sachets and bath soaks. The other principals are Carla Kimball, president and partner, and Kelly Kimball, partner. Carla Kimball, described as a "self-taught entrepreneur," launched the Tarzana-based business by creating custom-blended […]

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NPHS Choral Concert Newbury Park High School Choral Music Department hosts spring concert at 7:30 p.m. in Performing Arts Center, 456 Reino Road, Newbury Park featuring wide variety of choral and solo numbers representing many traditions and musical styles sung by Black Orpheus Concert Choir and Panther Chamber Singers. $5. (805) 484-0307 Find Inner Man In You West Coast Men’s […]

Wellness Community to offer several new programs



Wellness Community to offer several new programs The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will offer the following special programs this month at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. For registration or more information, call (805) 379-4777. "Yoga for Stress Management." This course is offered for cancer patients and family members from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on eight consecutive Mondays beginning April 5. […]

Organ donation, a lifesaving gift



For 80,000 Americans on the national waiting list for lifesaving organ transplants, tomorrow may never come. According to the National Kidney Foundation (NKF), only one out of three on the waiting list will ever receive a transplant due to the critical shortage of organ donors in the U.S. Seventeen people die each day while waiting. April is National Donate Life […]

Take control, test your thyroid



Did you know that an estimated 27 million Americans are affected by thyroid disease, more than the number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes and cancer combined? Because the thyroid produces hormones that regulate metabolism in essentially every organ, tissue and cell in the body, thyroid disease requires expert monitoring and tight control. Out of growing concern for the number of […]

Calabasas to buy Ahmanson as site for amusement park



By Michael Picarella pic@theacorn.com To save city programs in Calabasas that might otherwise be eliminated because of state budget cuts, the Calabasas City Council earlier this week acquired the 2,800-acre Ahmanson Ranch property in eastern Ventura County and will convert it into an amusement park. Calabasas officials hope it will become a cash cow for city coffers. The city had […]

Ventura County offers aid to domestic violence victims



Ventura County offers aid to domestic violence victims Ventura County District Attorney Gregory Totten recently announced that the Crime Victims Assistance program is now operating a Family Violence Prevention and Education Center for victims of domestic violence. The Family Violence Prevention and Education Center was developed to meet an emergent call for assistance by domestic violence victims. The objective of […]

Cemetery enforces policy, upsets grievers



By Lori Porter porter@theacorn.com If you attended a funeral or visited Pierce Bros. Memorial Park in Westlake Village, you may have noticed teddy bears, Beanie Babies or wind chimes on gravesites or near them. But that will soon change because Pierce Bros. management recently decided to enforce its rule of "fresh cut flowers only." The policy had been mostly ignored […]