Gibbs award

The Calabasas Environmental Commission is accepting nominations for the 2006 Carl Gibbs Environmental Excellence Award, which recognizes service to California’s environment. Gibbs was a longtime city environmental leader who died earlier this year. The award honors voluntary activities that result in cleaner air and water, less waste, less traffic, conservation of energy and natural resources, efficiency in landscaping, and reduced […]

New options can increase nest egg

For many people, the term “savings account” conjures up images of grandmother’s oldfashioned savings passbook. Others think of savings as protection against overdrafts. Passbook savings and linked savings accounts still exist and remain viable financial tools, despite their relatively low rates of return. But many of today’s modern savings accounts now combine practical, secure banking along with uptodate features such […]

Easy rider tackles the terrain

WHEELIE FUN- Brian Padrick, a financial advisor in Newbury Park, pops a wheelie at the Fat Tire Festival in Malibu Creek State Park. The festival, hosted by the Concerned OffRoad Bicyclists Association (COBRA), supports mountain bike access, advocacy and community programs. The event included demo bike riding, a log pull contest and a raffle.

Genealogical society meets

The Ventura County Genealogical Society Inc. will host its annual seminar from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 21 at the Ventura LDS Family History Center, 3501 Loma Vista Road in Ventura. The seminar features handouts, a syllabus, exhibits, door prizes, and new and used genealogy books for sale. The guest speaker is Alan E. Mann discussing new trends […]

Cabrillo produces Broadway show

Just as the famed musical “A Chorus Line” returns to Broadway for a long-awaited revival, Cabrillo Music Theatre will mount its own production of the New York smash hit. Cabrillo is the resident musical theater company of Countrywide Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The musical will be directed and choreographed at the Kavli Theatre by […]

Charming Oak Park Townhome

Charming Mediterranean townhome nestled in the foothills of Oak Park. Master suite is upstairs with an additional room with a closet that has been used as an office. Both rooms have access to spacious balconies. The downstairs bedroom has been converted to a wonderful den with a fabulous built-in area for a television and other entertainment equipment, bookcases and a […]

Book tracks journey of Air Force One

During its 28 years of service, Air Force One 27000 carried more presidents to more countries on more missions than any other aircraft in history. The last Boeing 707 to see presidential service, the plane was the scene of the transfer of presidential power from Richard Nixon to Gerald Ford. In 1987, the craft took President Ronald Reagan to West […]

Community West Bank opens in Westlake

Community West Bank announced the opening of an office in Westlake Village, the fifth branch in Ventura County. The bank’s current locations are in Goleta, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria and Ventura. The Westlake branch at 951 Westlake Boulevard represents the bank’s debut into east Ventura County. The full-service branch provides a broad range of business banking products including business loans, […]

Indoor climbing competition

Boulderdash Indoor Rock Climbing will present season eight of the American bouldering series on Sat., Oct. 21. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the competition is set to start at 11 a.m. Boulderdash offers indoor climbing, classes and teams and the facility can be used for private parties. Memberships are $20 for the full season. Day passes are $5. Boulderdash […]

Home for the holidays

KICKOFF-Terry and Dick Goodrich enjoy the welcome reception for the new holiday homes tour homeowners hosted by Tim and Kelly Ryan whose home was the 2005 Design Showcase house. The self-guided holiday home tour, set for Dec. 2 and 3, benefits the Wellness Community which provides support for cancer patients and their families. For information call (805) 379-4777 or visit […]