2006-03-23

Persian New Year to be celebrated



The Rotary Club of Conejo Valley Centennial will host its inaugural Norooz Celebration to usher in spring and the Persian New Year on Fri., March 24, beginning with hors d’oeuvres at 7:30 p.m., at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 Westlake Blvd. in Westlake Village. Tickets are $125 and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the club’s scholarship fund. For […]

Thank you for not smoking



The Calabasas secondhand smoke ordinance was the right and brave thing to do. Thank you for setting such a good example to the rest of the country on your nonsmoking ordinance. Diana Richardson Calabasas

Now’s The Time To Plan A Redwood Deck



Building a deck is one of the most popular do-it-yourself projects. It involves relatively simple construction skills, tools and materials. It’s also a satisfying and economical way to extend your living activities outdoors. Choose redwood and you’ll discover the advantages of working with a quality building material. Redwood is a natural building material not dependent on petroleum products. Pro builders […]

Learn to rescue mammals



The California Wildlife Center in Calabasas is hosting a marine mammal rescue training course Sat., March 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn to help rescue sick, injured and orphaned seals, sea lions and dolphins along the Malibu/Ventura County coastline. The cost is $10 for training materials. In addition, all volunteers must become annual California Wildlife Center members-$25 for […]

Heart-healthy tips offered



Women are known to juggle family, work and activities, but they may be ignoring risk factors for heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women in the U. S. The good news is that women can take simple steps to reduce the risk of getting and dying from this disease. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on […]

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Students enjoy spring break of a different kind



Three sophomores from Viewpoint School in Calabasas are currently collecting school supplies for Hurricane Katrina victims. The students-Josh Craft, Hunter Carlin and Rod Firestone-will travel to New Orleans over spring break to donate the supplies to the Boys Hope and Girls Hope Club for distribution to 10 schoolchildren living in a single house with five staff members to help them. […]

Bad drivers should beware



I would like to comment on the article written by Kyle Jorrey about the traffic ticket controversy. Mary of Agoura Hills, who asked that her name be withheld, states that she received four tickets, two for speeding 50 miles an hour in a 35-mile zone and the other two for not making complete stops. She probably deserved all her tickets. […]

This Home Has A Private Courtyard Entry With A Fountain



This single-story 3-bedroom and 2.5-bathroom home with a huge loft has nearly 2,150 square feet. The private courtyard entry has a fountain. The front opens to the living room with a corner fireplace, hardwood flooring and Plantation shutters. The gourmet kitchen features all newer appliances, ceramic tile counters and floors. An indoor laundry room with direct access to the private […]