2006-02-23

Commission meetings on TV



The city of Calabasas believes the public will benefit by seeing its Public Safety Commission meetings on local television and has decided to begin airing the panel hearings. Previously, the city’s CTV government station televised all commission meetings except for the Public Safety Commission meetings. “I and the other commissioners feel that by televising the commission meetings, that it provides […]

iSold It hits milestone



Described as the nation’s No. 1 eBay selling service, iSold It recently celebrated the first anniversary its franchise at 5893 Kanan Road in Agoura Hills. Since opening in Dec. 2004, iSold It has introduced a host of new programs to help residents sell their used or unwanted items, such as a large items program for furniture, appliances and pianos. iSold […]

Buddies need a home



Keep legal aliens off the commissions



A check of the Feb. 15 Calabasas City Council agenda showed that it was planning to change requirements to allow legal aliens to serve on city commissions. In the past, only citizens who were also registered voters could serve. If there were a shortage of qualified applicants, such a change might be justified. However, there is not now nor has […]

Steve Matur



Steve Maturo of Century 21 Adobe Realty in Agoura Hills has recently been congratulated by owner Chuck Leko for his outstanding listing and sales production. He lives by his saying, “I have reached my goals when I have helped other people reach their goals.” Steve is a hardworking and dedicate dprofessional who has been a resident here for more than […]

Vocal group named among the best



Unstrumental, an a cappella group at Calabasas High School, has won a place on the annual Best of High School A Cappella (BOHSA) compilation. The coed a cappella (vocal) group has 17 students—nine girls and eight boys. The group’s CD was one of 19 tracks chosen to represent the Best of A Cappella collection this year. There were more than […]

Bark Busters comes to Calabasas



Bark Busters, the world’s argest dog training company, announced it’s expanding into he Calabasas area. Franchise owners Nikki and Ray Reyes said they selected Calabasas for their new business because it enjoys a “dog-loving culture” and has a need for a training service that can address canine behavioral issues, such as barking, aggression, separation anxiety, hyperactivity and general unruliness. “Most […]

Pet sitting service now offered in Conejo Valley



Jennifer Hawes, owner of the pet-sitting service Home Is Where the Pet Is, is dedicated to providing “exemplary pet care to the community.” Last year she was a consultant for the Pet Sitters International Accreditation Program. In addition, Hawes became certified through the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters and earned two certificates in “animals in disasters” programs. Her service […]

Development looks like a prison



Recently I had picked up a visitor from England and we were driving home. He admired the beautiful open views, the hills covered with a tinge of green and of course the warm weather. As we exited the 101 on to Lindero Canyon Road and turned north, Stephen stared out the window, mouth gaping, and said, “Who would ever put […]

Plenty Of Room For Children To Play



Rare Three Springs huge flat lot with pool and spa, barbeque center, large grass yard and Futura Stone hardscaping. There are 5bedrooms currently used as 4-bedrooms, bonus room, library and 3.5-baths. This pristine incredibly-cared for home as plenty of room for children to play and swim or entertain friends. Barbecue has been rebuilt, interior has been repainted white so buyers […]


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