2007-02-08

Special loans for city workers



Of the 88 full-time employees of the city of Calabasas, only four live within the city. The longest commute is 66 miles one way. Many employees can’t afford the high-priced homes in the city, but that situation may change, officials said. The City Council recently discussed a program that could make living in Calabasas possible for those who spend their […]

Conejo Valley, Triunfo YMCAs to host fundraiser



The Conejo Valley and Triunfo YMCAs are hosting the annual month-long fundraising campaign, “Kids Need Heroes,” through Feb. 28. The organizations hope to raise $170,000 to help underwrite the cost of YMCA programs. “Families that need financial assistance to participate in YMCA activities will be able to do so because of the money raised during this fund drive,” said Tim […]

Viewpoint soccer teams lock down Liberty League titles



The varsity soccer teams at Viewpoint School reign supreme in the Liberty League. Behind a rock-solid defense that’s allowed only eight goals, the Patriot boys’ squad entered yesterday’s match vs. Providence with a 9-0-2 league record. They were 13-1-6 overall. Viewpoint’s boys have been dominant since the calendar changed to 2007. Entering Wednesday’s game, the team hadn’t allowed a goal […]

Traditional Irish music coming to Civic Arts Plaza



Kerry Records will present a show of traditional Irish music, song and dance, “Ireland- St. Patrick’s Day- A Celebration,” at 2 p.m. Sun., March 4 at the Scherr Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. Special guests are singers the McCrohan Brothers from Caherciveen, County Kerry, Ireland. Other musicians include Kathleen Keane on Celtic fiddle, Patrick […]

This Pool Home Is In A Good Location On A Quiet Street



This pool home is in a good location on a quiet street. It features many upgrades, including hardwood floors, Spanish pavers and custom tile work, French doors, newer dual-pane windows, baths with newer fixtures, tile and glass, air conditioning and heat. The master bedroom features French doors leading out to a 10-by-13 deck with views. There is a large bonus […]

Valentine’s Day more than Hallmark moment



Every February card companies, flower shops, chocolatiers, jewelers and countless other business owners make a profit in the name of St. Valentine. Is there any substance to Valentine’s Day or is the romantic holiday just another ploy to sell cards and roses to the masses? The history of Valentine’s Day and its patron saint hail from ancient Christian and Roman […]

Hospital staff will sing while scrubbing up



Hands will be washed more frequently- often to the tune of a familiar ditty- at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks. Those who hear hospital employees singing “Happy Birthday” or “Row, Row, Row Your Boat” shouldn’t be concerned. Actually, it means being at the hospital just got safer for those with low immune systems which might make […]

Agoura, Westlake prepping for postseason water polo

Chargers dominate league, while Warriors earn first playoff berth

The Agoura High girls’ water polo team earned its 20th win of the season Monday afternoon at Westlake. The very next day, the Chargers made it lucky No. 21 with a victory at home against Thousand Oaks. AHS completes its Marmonte League schedule today at Newbury Park. A win against the Panthers would mean a second consecutive unbeaten league record […]

African Children’s Choir to perform



The African Children’s Choir will perform at 7 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 14 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3211 Watergate Road, Westlake Village. The choir has performed throughout North America and the United Kingdom. Each year a new choir is selected from children who are not only musical, but who also come from some of Africa’s most desperate villages. Support of […]

Daniel Raaf



Raised in the Conejo Valley, Daniel Raaf loves the people, the lifestyle and, of course, the homes in the area. Hard work and dedication are essential to providing his clients with the best service possible. Representing the Dilbeck GMAC family for more than a year, Raaf knows that he made the right decision for his real estate career. With their […]


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