2006-08-24

Fuel for thought



Today, people are blaming the oil companies for high gas prices, but the people should be blaming the creator of this situation: the federal government. In 1850, wood was our most commonly used fuel. Today, we still have plenty of wood because our free market system replaced it with a better fuel: coal. And we still have an abundance of […]

Caroline and Steven Aslanian



Steven and Caroline Aslanian of The Aslanian Team from Re/Max Olson & Associates Inc., Westlake office, have been commended by broker/owner Todd C. Olson and President Keith Myers for their July sales production totaling more than $4 million. The team offers more than 10 years of experience in real estate and they are members of the Platinum Club, the top […]

Passion for writing has interesting twist



Kelly Milner Halls broke into the competitive children’s book market through necessity. A single mother who wanted to work at home while her children were growing up, Halls studied journalism in college and launched her writing career as a freelance writer for children’s magazines, including “Boys’ Life” and “Highlights for Children.” Halls has written about 1,600 articles to date and […]

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Star Track The stars of stage and screen don’t just shop in Beverly Hills. The latest paparazzi magnet is the Escentials store on Agoura Road in Calabasas. Malibu resident Britney Spears has been a regular visitor at the store, a spokesperson said. The pop star has shopped there three times, once with her baby and bodyguard. One of Spears’ visits […]

Agoura’s Fiance honored as U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American



Alex Fiance, a senior attackman and midfielder from Westlake Village, capped off his high school academic and lacrosse career at Agoura High by being named a U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American. Fiance, a valedictorian and four-year starter for the Chargers, achieved a 4.5 GPA, was a National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar with distinction and California Scholarship Federation Gold Sealbearer, among other […]

Comedy fest to include improv



Labor Day weekend marks three nights of improvisational comedy shows offered by some of the best performers in the West at Laughstock, the Livery Theatre’s seventh annual comedy improv festival hosted by Ventura TheatreSports. The laughs extend from Fri. to Sun., Sept. 1 to 3 at Livery Theatre, 34 N. Palm St., Ventura. This year’s festival schedules a marathon of […]

Middle East issue is about fairness



Some think the key to resolve problems is to defame Islam and Muslims. They seem to think that repeatedly threatening some dictators or elected officials from Muslim countries is the key to peace in the Middle East. Desperate acts by a few desperate people justify the same acts against them or their nations. Many think that they are fighting an […]

Diantha Shaffer



Dilbeck Realtors announces the association of Diantha Shaffer in the Westlake Village office. Diantha has a background rich in contract negotiation, marketing and community service and lives in Oak Park with her two sons, Scott, 20, and Cody, 15. Her clients compliment her innovative marketing and strong work ethic. She proudly serves the Oak Park community and surrounding Conejo Valley […]


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