2007-01-11

Sheriff’s deputies say ‘bonjour’ to out-of-town guests



Consul General Philippe Larrieu beamed with delight as he observed his polished troops standing in front of their motorcycles outside the Lost Hills Sheriff ‘s Station Monday morning. A delegation of 30 French National Police officers and their superiors had come to the Calabasas station on a mission to learn how their American counterparts enforce the law. “The goal is […]

Sweeten a neighbor’s day



From the woman across the street who collects your mail when you’re out of town to the man next door who brings in your trash cans, a neighborhood is filled with sweet people- and it’s always a sweet idea to let them know how much you appreciate them. The National Confectioners Association suggests a neighborhoodwide way of sweetening everyone’s day […]

Teachers invited to Holocaust Education Workshop



The 24th annual teacher training workshop “The Relevance of Teaching the Holocaust in the 21st Century” will be offered for educators and other interested parties on four consecutive Thursdays from 4:15 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 1, 8, 15 and 22 with an optional fifth session on March 1. Sess i o n s will be at the A n […]

Time to move out of the home office



It could be a barking dog or an overflowing file cabinet. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided your homebased office just isn’t working out. Before giving up on your small-business dream, it may be time to consider “real” office space. “Too many small businesses mistakenly assume they can’t afford to leave home,” said Mark Dixon, CEO of The Regus Group, the […]

Professional teams announced for Amgen Tour



Three top professional road cycling teams will compete in the 2007 Amgen Tour of California Feb. 18 through 25, according to Shawn Hunter, president of AEG Sports, promoter and operator of the 650-mile, eight-stage cycling race modeled after the Tour de France. The Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team, Team CSC and Predictor-Lotto are the first of the expected 16 professional […]

Ventura Music Festival announces season



Nuvi Mehta, artistic director for the Ventura Music Festival, announced the upcoming season for May 3 through 13, as well as a concert with Arturo Sandoval, a jazz master from Miami, on Feb. 17. The season features a mix of world music, jazz and classical musicians. The headliner is two-time Grammy-winner vocalist Diane Schurr along with Guiseppe Albanese, Italian award-winning […]

Located One Block From The Lake In Westlake Village



This renovated townhome is located one block from the lake in Westlake Village. The residence has 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a two-car garage and nearly 2,000 square feet of living space. Downstairs, there’s a large living area with a limestone fireplace. The living room and adjacent dining room open to the back patio. The kitchen opens into a family/breakfast room […]

Agoura Whizin’s sold to local investment group

Area's oldest shopping center goes for $26.2 million

The landmark Whizin’s Shopping Center has been sold, marking the end of an era for the Whizin family and the city of Agoura Hills. Bruce Whizin, president of the Whizin Foundation, sold the property in December to Tucker Investment Group of Calabasas for $26.2 million. To safeguard the legacy of the center, Whizin stipulated in the deed that the mall […]

Bike rodeo teaches safe cycling



RIDING RIGHT- Jenna Prieger, 7, of Agoura, receives instruction on bicycle safety from Jimmy Banuelos at the Agoura Hills Bike Rodeo at Willow Elementary School on Saturday.

Chamber names board of directors



The Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce announced a new board of directors for 2007. Ken Doyle, director of marketing for Warner Pacific Insurance, is the new chairman of the board. John Dokken, former director of external affairs for Verizon, is chair emeritus; Robert Cabral of Robert Cabral Consulting is secretary and Susan Murata, CFO of Silver Star Automotive […]


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