2006-06-22

Warrior grads ponder the places they’ll go



Proud family members, friends and relatives filled the grandstand at Westlake High School’s Warrior Stadium last Thursday on a sunsoaked Southern California day to celebrate the 539 members of the graduating Class of 2006. Running with the theme from Dr. Seuss’s beloved children’s book, “Oh, The Places You’ll Go,” the event featured musical performances, poetry and one powerful message from […]

As the weather warms up, local youth teams stay red hot



Jazz singer will perform at Strauss Ranch



Toni Jannotta is both a great fan of the history of jazz music and a performer who loves to sing jazz standards. She’ll bring her appreciation for the genre to Peter Strauss Ranch for an outdoor concert at 3 p.m. Sun., June 25 at the park site, a unit of the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area at 30000 Mulholland […]

A Custom French Provincial Home



This custom French provincial house has 3-bedrooms, 3-baths and views, and is at the end of a private gated driveway. Inside is gourmet kitchen with granite counters and Viking range. There’s wood flooring in the living room and beamed ceilings with floorto-ceiling stone fireplace, along with new carpet throughout. The master bedroom suite has balcony with view. All of this […]

No smoking law could be expanded



Some nonsmokers in Calabasas don’t want tobacco smoke drifting into their apartments from a neighbor’s unit. Calabasas made worldwide news when it rolled out its secondhand smoke ordinance in March. The ordinance prohibits smoking in all public areas of the city including parks, sidewalks and outdoor businesses where people are expected to gather. Designated smoking outposts are the only exception […]

State parks offer meeting spots



Looking for a place to have an office retreat or large family get-together? Look no further than California State Parks. In a beautiful natural setting, you can have your meeting and enjoy the variety that state parks have to offer. Whether you are looking for woodlands, beach, river, desert or mountain terrain, you’ll find the place for your meeting in […]

Community blood drives scheduled



Maintaining an ample and steady supply of blood is difficult in summer. Summer holidays such as the Fourth of July put an added stress on the local blood supply due to increased usage. Many donors take vacations at this critical time, thereby compounding the challenge. To help United Blood Services/Central Coast’s blood center ensure a steady supply, 1,300 blood donations […]

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Ring kings battle at the Sagebrush Cantina



David Rodela says he wants to be the new face of boxing in Ventura County. On Tuesday night at the Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas, Rodela (6-1-1) took another step toward achieving his dream by notching a six-round unanimous decision over Fresno’s Manuel Garcia (3-3) in the featured bout of a five match card. Two judges scored the fight 59-55 for […]

Folk festival to feature top kids’ performer



Dan Crow, a Parent’s Choice and Emmy award winner, will be one of several entertainers to participate in the children’s programs at the 24th annual Summer Solstice Folk Music, Dance and Storytelling Festival, hosted by the California Traditional Music Society. The weekend event will be held Fri. to Sun., June 23 to 25, on the Soka University of America campus, […]


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