2006-12-28

Deli celebrates its 25th



Michael De Giosa says he knows more than half of his customers by name. And considering the crowd that gathers at lunchtime and the constant flow of people throughout the day, that’s a lot of people. De Giosa runs Italia Deli and Bakery in Agoura Hills with his brother and two sisters. His parents, born in Bari, Italia, came to […]

Golf team offers discount tickets



The Oak Park High School Golf Team will be selling discounted tickets to the 2007 Nissan Open at Riviera Country Club to raise funds for the team’s Spring Trip to the Monterey Peninsula. The grounds-only passes, which are valued at $25 and can be used on any day of the Nissan Open, can be purchased from the golf team for […]

Scholarship fund created



The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce lost a friend when its former executive director, a person who worked without pay, died this fall. I appreciate all of the kind cards and phone calls. I would also like to thank everyone who showed their support of the Chamber during the past year. The Chamber has established a memorial scholarship fund […]

Agoura Hills cable franchise complicated by new school

Yerba Buena not included in contract

Time Warner Cable reportedly has told Las Virgenes Unified School District officials it will not provide cable services to the new Yerba Buena Elementary School when it opens in March. School district officials asked the city of Agoura Hills to negotiate on their behalf in the city’s cable franchise discussions. Donald Zimring, deputy superintendent of the Las Virgenes Unified School […]

Audubon Society planning field trips



The Conejo Valley Audubon Society will sponsor various birding field trips in January. On Sat., Jan. 6, the group will visit Lake Casitas. Meet at Las Posas park-and-ride at 8 a.m. or at the lake at 8:30 a.m. Among the birds to see will be ducks, grebes, sparrows, hawks and woodpeckers. For more information, call Tom Halpin at (805) 746-4598. […]

For these local teams, 2006 ends on a high note



The community chips in



We thank you for the generosity of time and gifts for the less fortunate. The following were recipients of the 2006 Santa Comes to Agoura and Beyond Food and Toy Drive: Battered women and children, Victims of AIDS, Children of the Night, food pantries, The Veterans Hospital, hospice, adults with Cerebral Palsy and Down syndrome, the service men and women […]

2007 real estate

Housing experts remain optimistic

The housing market softened in 2006, but professionals aren’t anticipating a long-lasting slump. The market is only normalizing itself, experts say. “The circumstances bringing the real estate market into balance are happening unusually quickly,” said Glen Scalise, president of the Conejo Valley Real Estate Association and broker-owner of Century 21 Rolling Oaks in Thousand Oaks. In some area cities, oversupply […]

Adventurers bring harmony to the hospital



GIRL POWER—The girls from Adventure Club prepare to sing holiday songs to the patients at Los Robles Hospital. The girls used to be a part of Girl Scout Troop 250 until last year when the troop disbanded because the Scouts couldn’t find a leader. The group now meets once a month as the Adventure Club. During last week’s trip they […]

Monarch’s gymnastics aces competition

Girls win

M o n a r c h ’s Gymnastics Optional Competitive Team earned several top prizes at the Memorial Scholarship Meet in Laguna Beach on Dec. 10. Erika Estes, age 10, a level 7 gymnast of Simi Valley, and teammate Carinne Gale, age 11, level 10 gymnast of Simi Valley, both won first place on the beam. A n n […]


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