2006-08-24

He’s Not with Me



Sometimes, my 3-year-old son comes out with embarrassing comments, things that make me want to say to others nearby, “He’s not with me.” Last week, my wife, son and I went to a restaurant to eat. A young kid with a Mohawk haircut sat down next to us. My son spotted the kid’s tall, pointy hair immediately. “Hey, you have […]

In The Center Of A Small Westlake Village Cul-De-Sac



Poised in the center of a small Westlake Village culde-sac in Foxmoor, this twostory house has a one bedroom suite downstairs and an updated granite and stainless steel kitchen. The private backyard has a rockand-brick lined pool and spa plus a barbecue center and patio. There are wood floors, French doors, 3-car garage, soaring ceilings, family room with wall unit, […]

Women’s club new officers chart course



The newly installed executive officers of the Westlake Women’s Club have started planning for the upcoming year. The club will officially open for 2006-07 with its first meeting, Community Recipients Day, at 10 a.m. Tues., Sept. 12 at the Westlake Village Inn, 31943 Agoura Road, Westlake Village. “Club volunteers annually raise money for charity via community fundraisers . . . […]

Oak Park grad earns scholarship



The California Association of Collectors Educational Scholarship Foundation hosted its inaugural scholarship ceremony on Aug. 10 at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. Oak Park High School graduate Renee Heyman received the second place prize of $2,000 in the contest. The Westlake Village resident was selected by a panel of judges out of more than 140 applications from students […]

Agoura woman to play for amateur golf title



Lisa Carman of Agourais one of 3,800 golfers expected to participate in the 2006 PGA Tour Superstore World Amateur Handicap Championship in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Aug. 28 through Sept. 1. The 3,800 golfers come from all 50 states and 24 countries to compete for the title of “World’s Amateur Golf Champion.” The PGA Tour Superstore World Amateur Handicap Championship, the […]

Library exhibit to highlight handmade artists’ prints



Long before there was digital animation or Photoshop, many artists illustrated stories by hand- with engravings, etchings, lithographs and hand tinting of photographs and drawings. An exhibition of prints by wellknown artists will go on display in the C.K. and Teresa Tseng Galley of Cal State Northridge’s Oviatt Library from Sept. 12 to Dec. 22. Among work drawn from the […]

Ordinary Jobs, Extraordinary Women



We all know who they are- women we come into contact with on a regular basis who do their jobs with equal measures of skill and goodwill and thus help to make our lives easier. They do ordinary jobs extraordinarily well and get little, if any, thanks or acknowledge-ment. This column is dedicated to four such women in our community. […]

This Area Is Zoned For Horses



This house has 4-bedrooms, 5-baths on more than a half acre zoned for horses on a cul-de-sac. The house has about 4,000 square feet and is in an exclusive area. There is a separate garage/guest house with more than 1,000 square feet, vaulted ceiling, recessed lighting, custom paint and full bathroom. The main house has two master suites. One is […]

Attendance goes sky high at air show



With his 2-year-old son Austin sitting in his lap, Daric Manser sat among a number of aeronautical buffs lining Camarillo Airport’s runway early Saturday morning as aircraft of all types prepared for takeoff. Manser said he brought his son to the 26th annual Camarillo Air Show for the same reason that many of the other parents brought their children–he wanted […]

Reading to kids helps grades



Just because your child already has started school doesn’t mean you shouldn’t continue to read to him or her at home. While most of us are familiar with the benefits of reading to small children and toddlers, many are not as aware that continuing to read with young, school-age children will help them perform better in school. The National Education […]


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