2006-01-26

Tips for inventors



which costs about $6,500 plus attorney’s fees. •Once a meeting has been scheduled with a company interested in manufacturing your product, be sure to sign a nondisclosure agreement. The agreement acknowledges that you came in with an idea on a specific date, and that the information cannot be revealed. •Keep copious notes of what happened at each meeting. •When pitching […]

UBS gives to Wellness group



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura recently received $8,250 from the Westlake Village and Woodland Hills branch offices of UBS Financial Services Inc. This latest donation brings the total contributions from the two offices to more than $38,000 over the past three years. UBS began donating to The Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura in 2003, based on recommendations from employees, local physicians and […]

Volleyball association looking for refs



The Channel Coast Volleyball Association (CCVA) is looking for recruits to officiate boys’ high school games during the upcoming spring season, which begins in late February. New volleyball officials, including college students, are welcome. If you are interested there will be a meeting Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ron Halt Community Room at the Ventura Adult Education Facility. […]

Drummer’s all-star band comes to The Canyon

Former Chicago member debutnew group with top musicians

Danny Seraphine, the former drummer for the band Chicago, will bring an all-star band, California Transit Authority (CTA), to The Canyon club in Agoura Hills on Fri., Jan. 27 for its first major public performance. CTA features a line-up of some of L.A.’s finest musicians, putting a new spin on some CTA and Chicago numbers, jazz-rock classics and new material.  […]

The good, the bad and the Lowe’s



There comes a point when communities facing overdevelopment say enough is enough, it’s time to stop growing or pay the consequences. Perhaps Agoura Hills, Calabasas and Westlake Village have reached that point, or it certainly seems that way following last week’s decision to block the Lowe’s home improvement store in Westlake. Four years ago, voters stopped construction of a Home […]