Life insurance: a safety net for women

Women need to face the fact that many will outlive their husbands, leaving an emotional and financial void. The fact is, 75 percent of American married women will become widows and need to support themselves. Of even more concern, nearly 85 percent of the elderly poor in the nation are female. This doesn’t have to happen to you if you […]

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High school softball officials needed

The Channel Coast Softball Officials Association is currently seeking new officials to umpire high school softball games. The Association provides umpires for all schools from Calabasas to Santa Barbara. It also provides classroom training and on-the-field experience before the high school season starts March 3. Classes start Jan. 18 and are open to everyone 18 years and older who have […]

Calabasas boys’ basketball squad finding success despite rash of injuries

Calabasas boys’ basketball head coach Russell White knows a five-week crusade for Marmonte League superiority looms on the horizon. Competing in this week’s Chaminade Christmas Classic should give the coach a decent indicator of exactly where his team stands heading into league play next month. “My early indication is it’s going to be a war,” White said. “(The Marmonte) probably […]

Lee the new man in charge of Westlake baseball team

Former Newbury Park High head coach takes over for the departed Josh Eby

Mike Lee has taken the reins of the Westlake High baseball program, replacing Josh Eby. After three seasons as head coach, Eby resigned during the summer to become the dean of attendance at Newbury Park High. Eby’s ’05 Warriors were 13-15 overall, 8-7 in the Marmonte League. Lee, who served as head coach of the Newbury Park Panthers from 2001-03 […]

Sweet siblings

Caroling, caroling

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Emotions are running high this time of year. And not just for high school seniors. The night of December 14, I couldn’t sleep, knowing that several of my students who had applied Early Action or Early Decision would be getting their decisions the next day. I don’t know which of us was more thrilled when my student who’d applied to […]

Optical store opens in Valley

Slava Samsanovich’s Optical Universe in Tarzana now has a companion store in Woodland Hills. This second Optical Universe offers a selection of designer brand names in sunglasses and prescription glasses, and also contact lens and eyewear for sports and children. Samsanovich formerly worked 17 years in a Beverly Hills optical boutique and four years in his Tarzana store. The new […]

Real estate sales reported

Calabasas-based Lee & Associates has negotiated three major sales transactions total ng $40 million and more than 190,000 square feet on behalf of Kids from the Valley LLC. The most recent transaction s 66,000 square feet of Warner Business Park office space in Canoga Park. The Lee & Associates Calabasas office represented both the buyer, Kids rom the Valley, and […]