2005-11-24

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Best of the worst lawsuits



Just in time for Thanksgiving, Los Angeles Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) is presenting some of America’s greatest lawsuit “turkeys.” “Thanksgiving isn’t the only time for turkeys,” said Los Angeles CALA Executive Director Peter Bylsma. “Lawsuit turkeys like these gobble up taxpayer dollars and fatten up lawyers’ wallets.” Onion Ring Around the Courtroom: A Chicago man filed a lawsuit for […]

Beginning to look a lot like Christmas



Lupus support group meets in Westlake



“Sharing a favorite saying or poem” will be the theme of the round table discussion at the next meeting of the Conejo Valley Lupus Support Group at 6 p.m. Tues., Dec. 6 at One Baxter Way, Westlake Village. Members and guests are encouraged to bring a oneliner, mantra, saying or poem that helps them through the rough spots of life. […]

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Agoura Hills Thieves stole a $10,000 diamond necklace and a men’s gold link bracelet from the bedroom of a home on Weeping Willow Drive. The theft occurred Nov. 16. A laptop computer, a cellphone and a radio-CD player were stolen from an office in the 26600 block of Roadside Drive on Nov. 15. The items were valued at $3,000 and […]

Here’s to you, Ms. Robinson



Mr. Contis’s loyalty to his wife is admirable; however, his sarcastic attempt to avert blame for his wife’s actions to Ms. Robinson is misguided and mean spirited. Ms. Contis may very well be a great community volunteer as her husband claims. Nonetheless, stealing property is stealing property, regardless of one’s intentions or motives. And to encourage minor children to participate […]

Steve Maturo



Century 21 Adobe Realty in Agoura Hills recently applauds associates for top achievement in October: Steve Maturo was recognized for top listings, Katy Ho for top sales and Mary Culp for top gross closed commission. Chuck Leko and Michael Schaller, owners of Century 21 Adobe Realty, congratulated Century 21 associates for outstanding production for October. “All of our associates are […]

Golden times for Westlake

Mayor

Westlake Village Mayor Mark Rutherford’s State of the City address was nothing but good news for residents in the west Los Angeles County community. The annual speech was given at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza last week. The 150 city and county officials who attended the luncheon sponsored by First California Bank included a number of former Westlake mayors, local school […]

Eye exam helps detect diabetes



As U.S. waistlines expand, so does the number of people diagnosed with diabetes. More than 17 million people have diabetes and one-third do not know they have it. Type 2 diabetes, which accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all cases of diabetes, can cause changes in vision and, in extreme cases, blindness. The American Optometric Association (AOA) strongly encourages […]

YMCA to open tree lot



From Fri., Dec. 2 through Fri., Dec. 23, the Triunfo YMCA will be selling Christmas trees at a lot on the southwest corner of Kanan and Agoura Roads in Agoura Hills. Hours are 2 to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. “This is the ixth year the Y has been selling […]


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