2005-10-20

Tickets for Poinsettia Ball now available



The Poinsettia Ball, a black-tie fundraising dinner dance for New West Symphony, is scheduled from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. Fri., Dec. 9 at Spanish Hills Country Club, 999 Crestview Ave., Camarillo. Vocalist Jeanne Tatum will perform jazz, rhythm and blues and pop standards at the event sponsored by the New West Symphony League, the symphony’s fund-raising arm. Guests will also […]

Local business cleaning up



Westlake Village-based Christophers Interior Care Specialists, which provides professional cleaning services for high-end homes, has reported a 20 percent increase in business again this year. Stacey Kozek is the company president. Christophers cleans carpets, hard surface floors, area, antique and Oriental rugs, upholstered furniture, draperies and most type of fine fabric furnishings. They also safeguard and protect delicate fabrics, Kozek […]

USTA Challenger of Calabasas off and running despite inclement weather



Every little bit helps



These days, I find myself glued to the television or turning up the car radio whenever I hear the word “hurricane.” I know I’m not alone in wanting to know what is happening to the people affected by these most horrific natural disasters, but more importantly, what is happening for the thousands who are suffering through these nightmares. For me, […]

Development spells trouble for Calabasas



Talk about deception. The Malibu Valley Inn paid for a flyer that asks for a positive vote on their development. That flyer fails to mention the 200-plus rooms and convention center facilities— ballroom, conference rooms, etc.—it will build and that Los Angeles County would not approve it because it exceeds the allowable development as outlined in the North Area Plan. […]

Expertly Decorated 4-Bedroom Home



Don’t miss this upgraded, spacious Cape Cod style home located within the Las Virgenes school district of West Hills. The home is lovingly maintained and expertly decorated and features four bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths and views. Other features include granite kitchen, newer appliances, newer plush carpet, recessed lighting, newer roof, travertine flooring, ceiling fans throughout, and 3-car garage. For more information […]

Televised meetings underway



The Las Virgenes Unified School District board meetings are now available for viewing on the Internet, on the Calabasas television channel CTV, and at local libraries and city halls. Deborah Steller, CTV media operations director, presented a proposal to the school board earlier in the month on how Calabasas would videotape, boardcast and later archive the board meetings to residents […]

Bridal show coming to Marriot



The Warner Center Marriott will host the Bridal Premiere on Sun., Oct. 23. Exhibit hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and fashion shows will be at 12:30 and 3 p.m. The Marriott is at 21850 Oxnard Blvd., Woodland Hills. Tickets are $8 at the door and $6 with registration online at www.bridalpremiere.com. Over 80 vendors will be featured to […]

PTA Expo open to Ventura County parents



Ventura County PTA members and leaders are invited to gather ideas and resources at a free PTA Program Expo at 7 p.m. Thurs., Oct. 27 at the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Building, 5189 Verdugo Way, Camarillo. The event is sponsored by the 12th District PTA, the leadership group serving PTAs in Ventura County, Oak Park and Calabasas. Participants will […]

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Student Orientation One question families rarely ask when looking at prospective colleges is what kind of orientation the school provides to help students make the transition from high school to college. A well-designed program can be extremely helpful, and for some students it can make the difference between feeling alienated and feeling part of the college community. Some large universities […]


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