2007-03-22

Agoura Relay For Life finds a new home



The fifth annual Agoura Relay For Life fundraiser has been moved from Agoura High School to Willow Elementary School. The 24-hour event, described by Relay For Life chair Ling Wu as a “walk-around-the-clock” to benefit the American Cancer Society, will kick off at 10 a.m. Sat., April 28 and end 24 hours later. Wu, an Agoura Hills resident and longtime […]

Gambling a growing problem among seniors



There’s good news for seniors who may have a gambling problem. A free national helpline offers information and resources. When it comes to gambling, the stakes for many seniors may be higher than they suspect. The number of seniors who gamble has grown; in fact, seniors have become one of the fastestgrowing groups of gamblers. A recent study found that […]

Local businesswoman has her cake and eats it, too

Craving for chocolate turns into sweet profits

Just about everyone has had a craving for a chocolate cake, but Lisa Donahue turned her craving into For Heavens Cakes, a successful Thousand Oaks business. “I was a stayathomemommy for my two young sons, and I could not find anything just right to satisfy a craving I was having for a chocolate cake,” Donahue recalled. With little baking experience, […]

OPHS lacrosse beats Agoura



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“The Ultimate Gift” Directed by: Michael O. Sajbel Starring: Drew Fuller, Ali Hillis, Abigail Breslin, James Garner MPAA rating: PG Running time: 113 minutes Best suited for: traditionally minded, spiritually prone Least suited for: the cynical, the plot-conscious March is always a little interesting for avid film folk- – too soon after the Academy Awards to think about next year’s […]

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Calabasas teen advances in competition



BEAUTIFUL SONG- Lyric Chanel Anderson, 12, of Calabasas has advanced to the state finals of the Miss American Pre-Teen Pageant in May. Lyric’s hobbies include writing poetry, singing and cheerleading. She is the daughter of actress Tami Roman and former NBA star Kenny Anderson.

Take steps to organize your closet



“It’s easy to hide a mess behind closed doors,” said author and personal organization expert Meryl Starr, owner of the New Yorkbased Let’s Get Organized. That’s why Starr recommends removing closet doors. In her recently released book, “The Personal Organizing Workbook,” Starr takes home decluttering even deeper by helping readers organize their personal lives. “There are solutions out there for […]

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New division Berson/Dean/Stevens Inc. of Thousand Oaks has started a new video production division, BDSproductions.com. Many corporations use online video to announce new products and services, tour properties, train employees, educate customers, demonstrate products, deliver sales presentation, provide testimonials, conduct seminars and create interactive experiences, such as trade show demonstrations, video kiosks, CDs and DVDs. For more information, call (818) […]

Homegrown talent dominates USA Field Hockey roster

12 of 18 players on men's national team are from Conejo Valley and the surrounding areas

By beating Mexico in a bestof-three game series last week, the United States Field Hockey team has earned a chance to compete in the 2007 Pan American Games this July in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The tournament is a qualifier for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China. The U.S. team has many reasons why it’s been good enough to […]


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