Cellphones are dangerous

This letter is in direct response to Howard Benson’s nave take on the use of cellphones in vehicles. There was a time not too long ago that parents and caregivers somehow managed to get their children to and from their activities on time and without the use of cellphones. It’s not that complicated. What I really want to say to […]

Tami Lesser

Tami Lesser of The Ovdat “Action” Team was highly commended by Jay and Roy Belson, the president and vice president of Re/Max OTB Estates, for her sales production in June. She specializes in the sales and marketing of town homes and fine homes in the Conejo Valley and west San Fernando Valley. Tami attributes her suc cess to her energy, […]

Stepping up to the competition

FAST TIMES- Alexander Duoel, a 10-year-old from Westlake Village, demonstates his athletic drive while receiving enthusiastic support from Robert Steele of Atomix Sports Performance during a speed, agility and quickness clinic. The drills are given each Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Sumac Park in Agoura Hills.

Smokers sought for study

UCLA researchers seek smokers over age 18 for a national study using an experimental vaccine to help them quit smoking. “Only 10 to 20 percent of smokers successfully quit, so new methods beyond the patch and nicotine gum are truly needed,” said Donald Tashkin, MD, principal investigator and professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the David Geffen School […]

Tennis fundraiser in Westlake

The Pacific Tennis Club in Westlake Village will host “A Night for a Cause” Fri., Aug. 18 beginning at 4 p.m. All proceeds from the event benefit the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International. Activities include tennis, music, games and prizes. Dinner will be served and a silent auction will take place. For more […]

Westlake Women’s Club to host wine benefit

The Westlake Women’s Club will host a fundraiser, “Summer Wine Down,” from 4 to 7 p.m. Sun., Aug. 27 at the Westlake Yacht Club, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The benefit includes wine tasting with vintages from California vineyards and networking, according to the club, which is a philanthropic, all-volunteer organization serving the Conejo Valley. The event will feature […]

School bond conflict of interest brewing

As I walked my neighborhood collecting sentiments from voters in the wake of their rejection of the $89 million Oak Park school Measure B6, I learned of a rumor that the district architects had paid for the lion’s share of the B6/C6 campaign. I went to the next school board meeting and expressed my dismay about the architects and the […]

Completely Upgraded With Designer Tile And Custom Paint

This Thousand Oaks home is completely upgraded. It has 3-bedrooms and 2-baths and is 1,448 square feet. The kitchen has granite kitchen counters, new cabinets, and new appliances. The master bath has granite and new cabinets. Designer tiles, custom paint, and a pedestal sink make the second bathroom unique. The entire house is done in Milgard dual pane windows and […]

Westlake Village teen moviemaker asks for online votes

What better way to help a 15year-old find his dream than to vote for his movie in a nationwide competition? Max Miletich of Westlake Village recently participated in the program Fresh Films, during which 10 participants chosen from hundreds of Los Angelesarea applicants make a short movie together. Nine other major cities hosted the same weeklong program. The 10 selected […]

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THURS., AUG. 3 Rotary Club Guests The Rotary Club of Calabasas/ Agoura Hills meets at 12:10 p.m. each Thursday at the Native Cafe, 23536 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Today Don Sweeney will discuss his book “Backstage at the Tonight Show,” where he formerly served as an assistant to Doc Severinsen. On Thurs., Aug. 10, guest speaker John Purdy will discuss his […]

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