2005-12-01

Time-Saving Tips for Lawn Maintenance

Lawn care expert Dan Dorn offers the following six tips

have to dominate your home maintenance schedule. With the mowing tools available today, big lawns can be conquered faster than ever. Lawn care expert Dan Dorn offers the following six tips that will help you save time on your lawn maintenance this season, regardless of the size: Tip one: Mulch grass clippings – Not only does mulching save time from […]

Calabasas wants to be smoke-free city



The Calabasas City Council says it wants to move forward with its ban on outdoor smoking in the city, including no smoking in places such as outdoor restaurant patios and other business areas. The city council even discussed the possibility of banning smoking on the balconies of multi-family housing units. Council members expect to discuss the no-smoking ordinance within the […]

Indie movie gets distribution deal, helps budding filmmaker



Oak Park native Marc Clebanoff recently earned a distribution deal for his first fulllength movie, “Unspoken,” which features actor William Sadler from “The Shawshank Redemption” and “Kinsey.” “‘Unspoken’ received close to 10 distribution offers, but I decided to go with Echelon Entertainment ultimately,” Clebanoff said. “I signed the contract deal with them late in October.” Clebanoff ’s movie, which was […]

Winter crafts, sports offered



The City of Calabasas Community Services Department will offer a winter arts and crafts workshop for children ages 4 to 7 from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sat., Dec. 3 at de Anza Park, 3701 Lost Hills Road, Calabasas. Children will have the opportunity to make chocolate dip pretzels, snowflakes and snowmen pictures and other art projects that they may use […]

YMCA health fair needs vendors



The three branches of the Southeast Ventura County YMCA are seeking vendors for the Dole/YMCA Healthy Family Day scheduled for Sat., Jan7. The branches—Conejo Valley YMCA, Simi Valley YMCA and Triunfo YMCA—will hosevents at their facilities to help educate the public on spiritualmental, physical and nutritionahealth. “We’re seeking about 50 health-related vendors at each location,” said John Rutherfordpresident of the […]

Oaks Christian football team ready to battle rival Nordhoff in CIF semifinals



Considering all that’s been said and written about in the week leading up to tomorrow night’s CIF semifinal game between TriValley rivals Oaks Christian and Nordhoff, the Lions’ always pragmatic head coach, Bill Redell, felt it necessary to try and provide a little perspective on things. “Let’s get real here,” said Redell before Tuesday’s practice, “there’s 400 million Chinese people […]

Comedy coming to Stage Door



The Stage Door Theatre will present the family comedy, “Life with Father,” from Dec. 2 through 17 and after a break for the holidays from Jan. 6 to 28 at the theatre, 28311 Agoura Road, Agoura Hills. The play is based on the book of the same title written by the Day family’s eldest of four sons, Clarence, and revolves […]

Sign dispute



Just because Jane Contis felt entitled to take signs from private property does not make it right. Just because her husband has money enough to take out a fullpage Acorn ad and defame the innocent community member who stopped her does not make it any “righter.” Those of us living in the affluent suburbs have a serious problem with this […]

Sharon Szwedzinski



Sharon Szwedzinski has been welcomed by broker/ owner Todd C. Olson and president Keith Myers to the Westlake Village office of Re/Max Olson & Associates Inc. Since beginning her real estate sales career over three years ago, Szwedzinski has been a consistent producer who has been the recipient of top listing and top sales awards. Szwedzinski specializes in the sales […]

Golfer’s Paradise, Near Course



This immaculate 4-bedroom home offers a bonus room which could be the fifth bedroom or a room of many uses. The home is located on a corner in a planned development with community pool and spa. It’s a golfer’s paradise, located just blocks from Wood Ranch Country Club and golf course. Decorator paint, plantations shutters, gleaming tile floors and a […]


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