2006-07-27

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The barber’s guinea pig My son, now 3 years old, has developed quite an imagination. I really revel in the fact that my son can wander into imaginary worlds or create imaginary games and beings. As a child, when lonely, I often relied on my imagination to pass time. It’s a great tool. I fully encourage my son’s ability to […]

The Most Stunning Townhouse In Sherwood



Without a doubt, this is the most stunning townhouse in Sherwood with beautiful marble and wood floors, exquisitely appointed bathrooms, charming open and bright floorplan. You can walk to tennis, golf, pool and restaurants. For more information on this property listed at $2,395,000, call Nicole Van Parys at (805) 370-2843.

Sweet teens bake cookies for charities



Baking can be fun for some people, but it always puts a smile on the faces of those who eat the finished product. Rebecca Elbaum and her friend Rachel Greenfield, both 15-yearold Calabasas High School students, recently created “Cookies for Cures,” a baking event that recently benefited the American Cancer Society and a Camarillo transitional living center for homeless single […]

Chamber business directory now available



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce announced publication of its 2006-2007 Business and Community Directory. The 92-page publication serves as a comprehensive resource for businesses, products, community events, important phone numbers, economic and demographic data and more. Direct Access International of Westlake Village prepared the directory. The guide is mailed to all Calabasas Chamber of Commerce members. Copies are also available […]

Rescued dogs get new leash on life by assisting others



The Sam Simon Foundation was started in 2003 by writer/director/producer Sam Simon. The foundation offers two main programs: a spay and neuter mobile clinic for pets of low income city residents and an assistance dogs program. The foundation’s mission, “saving the lives of dogs to enrich the lives of people,” does this in part by training shelter dogs to become […]

Malibu Arts Festival expands



This year’s Malibu Arts Festival promises to offer something for everyone. Celebrating its 35th year, the event is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., July 29 and 30 outside the Malibu Civic Center in downtown Malibu, near Pepperdine University. The Malibu Chamber of Commerce produces this event, which showcases more than 200 exhibits and artists’ booths […]

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Preparing Your Strongest Application Summer may not be over, but smart high school seniors who will be applying to college in a few months are already working on personal statements. At a time when competition is intense, students need to make a compelling case for admission, and that’s not something you can rush. I have never liked the term “packaging,” […]

Angela Svennefiord



Angela Svennefiord was recently commended for her performance this year by Mark Dilbeck of Dilbeck Realtors. Angelahas been a resident of Thousand Oaks since 1994 where she lives with her husband and two teenage sons. She speaks Spanish and Swedish fluently, since her parents immigrated from Colombia, South America in the 1960s and her husband, Peter, is Swedish. Her background […]

Oak Park prepares for National Night Out



Don’t be concerned if roving gangs are spotted wandering the streets of Oak Park on the night of Aug. 5. They’re not turf warriors, nor are they extras for a reshoot of Michael Jackson’s “Bad” video. On Oak Park’s third annual National Night Out, people will be turning on porch lights, walking, visiting and holding vigils to “send a message […]

McPherson speaks to United Chambers



The United Chambers of Commerce will host a breakfast featuring Calfiornia Secretary of State Bruce McPherson at 8 a.m. Tues., July 31 at Le Caf in Westlake Village. United Chambers of Commerce is an association of Chambers of commerce that serves as a catalyst and advocate for business to our local, state and federal governmental representatives. To attend the breakfast […]


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