2007-01-11

Canyon club owner welcomes sale of Whizin’s Shopping Center

'It was time,' Lance Sterling says

Lance Sterling, owner of The Canyon club in Agoura Hills, bowed out of the battle to buy the Whizin’s Shopping Center, deferring to the real estate expertise- and deeper pockets- of the Tucker Investment Group. “We basically had the first right of refusal,” Sterling said regarding the center’s sale and an offer extended to him to match the price submitted […]

Local mountains offer fun



“Spiders- Urban, Suburban and Wild,” a free lecture, will be presented at 2 p.m. Sat., Jan. 20 at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Janet Kempf of the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum will discuss the biology and natural history of local spiders and give an update on the first L.A. spider survey. […]

Relay For Life rally scheduled at Agoura High



Agoura High School will host a community rally on Jan. 17 to kick off its upcoming Relay for Life spring fundraising event sponsored by the American Cancer Society. The public is invited to attend the rally at 6 p.m. in the high school’s Building G. According to Jennifer Cohen, manager of community development for the American Cancer Society, the public […]

Conejo Adult School launches distance learning program



Conejo Valley Adult School this week added a distance learning program to its inventory of courses and programs. According to Michele Arso, head of the school’s Learning Center and coordinator of the new program, distance learning allows students more flexibility and options to pass the GED (General Educational Development) test, a requirement to earn a high school equivalency certificate. Students […]

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Agoura Hills Someone stole a $500 camcorder, a $150 DVD player and a wallet containing credit cards from an unlocked vehicle parked on Jim Bowie Road Dec. 22. Vandals caused $600 in damages when they smashed two mailboxes on Marks Road Dec. 22. A $1,700 laptop computer was stolen from a vehicle parked on Carell Avenue Dec. 22. Thieves stole […]

Tour local movie locations



Harry Medved, co-author of “Hollywood Escapes,” will lead a familyfriendly walking tour of locations seen in various Hollywood films from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sun., Jan. 28 through Malibu Creek State Park, off Las Virgenes Road, three miles south of the 101 Freeway. Calabasas’ Malibu Creek State Park was formerly the 20th Century Fox Ranch. The walk along the park’s […]

This Home Features Wood Floors, Shutters, And High Ceilings



This 4 bedroom (one downstairs), 3 bath Thousand Oaks home is on a small cul-de-sac. There are views from many of the rooms. The home also features wood floors, shutters, light carpet, high ceilings and updated baths. The master bedroom has a gym, fireplace, walk-in closet and a view. For more information on this home listed at $1,000,000, call Shirley […]

Pageant emphasizes volunteerism among young women



CHEERFUL GIVERS- The young ladies who compete in the Miss and Miss Teen California International pageants actively volunteer in the community and speak on behalf of a nonprofit group of their choice. Shown here, some of the local contestants attend state orientation in Bakersfield last year. Back row, from left, Hilary Gushwa, Jessica Hartman, Loretta Toso and Sami Riddle. Front […]

Interface names new director



Interface Children Family Services recently announced the appointment of Erik Sternad as executive director. He is scheduled to start work with Interface on Feb. 5. Sternad, 43, previously worked at Stanford Home for Children, a social service agency in the Sacramento area with an annual budget of more than $12 million and a staff of 130. He served as executive […]

Strokes can be prevented



Nearly 5 million people in the United States today have survived a stroke. Of the 750,000 strokes that occur in the U.S. each year, 600,000 of these could be prevented. A stroke or “brain attack” can be caused when a blood clot blocks an artery or when a blood vessel ruptures. In either circumstance, the flow of blood and oxygen […]


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