2006-01-26

Trip to Cuba was quite an experience



If you had a chance to check out the “other” paper, L.A Times, on Sun., Jan. 15, did you see the piece on the front page of the Travel section, “Cuba, suspended in time?” I just returned from Havana last month on a legally U.S.sanctioned humanitarian mission to bring medical supplies and clothing to the 1,500 Jews left in Cuba. […]

Private End Unit Townhome



This 2-story private end unit townhome with 2-bedroom and 1.5-bath is remodeled to perfection. It has private enclosed patio, newer windows, wood floors, garage and carport. For more information on this property listed for $520,000, please contact Laurel den Hoed of Coldwell Banker Westlake Village Centre at (805) 4951048.

Residents become mothers of invention



While some mothers choose to bring up baby and have no qualms about stepping away from the career ladder, Oak Park residents Vanessa McGarry and Paige Apar used their new mom status to feed their creative spirit, enjoy many laughs, and even make some money. McGarry and Apar are toy inventors. Their company, FourLeaf Clover Inc., was conceived with the […]

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The Agoura Hills Library will host a festive celebration of the Chinese New Year’s Year of the Dog at 3:30 p.m. Mon., Jan. 30 at 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. Participants will learn about the Year of the Dog and the story of the Chinese New Year. Entertainment will include a performance of Thai Chi by the Chinese Cultural Center […]

Oak Park boys’ basketball team on a roll

Eagles have yeto lose back-toback games

Having surpassed last year’s regular-season win total with a 68-47 pasting of Buena on the road Saturday, the Oak Park boys’ basketball team (17-5, 30) now turns its attention towards capturing the program’s fifth consecutive Tri-Valley League championship. Beginning last night against Carpinteria, the Eagles play their final five league games over the course of 17 days. OPHS head coach […]

Pepperdine plans slate of music, theater



The Pepperdine University Fine Arts Division will present a number of music and theatre department performances this winter on the campus at 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. For more information, call the box office at (310) 506-4522 or visit www.pepperdine.edu/arts. The Music Department will present a guitar master class with Christopher Parkening at 2 p.m. Sat., Feb. 18 in Raitt […]

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“Casanova” Directed by: Lasse Hallström Starring: Heath Ledger, Sienna Miller, Jeremy Irons, Oliver Platt, Lena Olin MPAA rating: R (for slight sexual innuendo; no nudity, negligible adult language) Running time: 110 minutes Best suited for: those who don’t mind their “world’s greatest lover” lukewarm and utterly PC Least suited for: those who expect more of their “world’s greatest lover” than […]

This Wonderful Home In Westlake Village Is On A Sweeping Corner Lot



This wonderful “Foxmode” home in Westlake Village is on a sweeping corner lot in a culde-sac neighborhood. Light and bright throughout. There are 3-bedrooms with 2-baths upstairs/1-bedroom/office and 1-bath down. There is a separate kitchen, family room, formal dining and living room with a 3-care garage. Walk to award-winning elementary school with freeway and shopping close. It’s on the way […]

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 […]


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