Exhibit ready at Leonis Adobe

A Getty Museum designer has created a permanent exhibit illustrating life as it was lived in the 19th century at the Leonis Adobe Museum in Calabasas. The installation will open next month in the museum’s 1887 Plummer House, a state historical landmark. Robert Checchi, a senior designerat the Getty, has renovated the house with display furniture that helps create an […]

Viewpoint students visit Germany

During their spring break, 28 students of Viewpoint School in Calabasas and their chaperones toured Germany. The highlight of the trip, according to headmaster Robert Dworkoski, one of the chaperones, was a visit with the Chancellor of Germany, Dr. Angela Merkel, in her office in Berlin. “This was a remarkable and memorable experience for all of us,” Dworkoski said. “Chancellor […]

Vote for top history teachers

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is seeking nominations for the annual California History Teacher of the Year awards. The award is designed to promote and celebrate the teaching of American history in classrooms and honors one history teacher from each state and U.S. territory. Kindergarten through sixthgrade teachers who have taught American history for at least three years […]

Band to perform at Buddha Lounge

Market Price And Comparative Market Analysis

The last article mentioned “market price” and “comparative market analysis.” Several calls lead me to believe a definition would be helpful to readers. Market price is what a property actually sold for, whereas market value or fair market value is the price that it should have sold for. The terms “comparative market analysis,” “comps” or “CMAs” are sometimes referred to […]


+Richard Nanula was not fired as executive vice president and chief financial officer of Amgen. The company said Nanula is leaving to “pursue other opportunities.” +The new Oak Park street sweeping schedule is: Zone A from Oak Park High School east to the Los Angeles County border on the first and third Tuesdays of each month; and Zone B covering […]

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Stress, a misnomer The medical disorder we call “stress” was first identified in 1938 by Dr. Hans Seyle. Since 1938, we have cured tuberculosis, polio and made progress with every single cancer. Yet stress continues to grow as a threatening health problem in our country, contributing to virtually every major disease. Have you ever considered why no breakthroughs have been […]

Contractor scholarships available

Students pursuing a career in construction are encouraged to apply for scholarships which will be awarded by Ventura County Contractors Association. Deadline to apply is Mon., April 30. More than $10,000 in academic scholarships will be awarded. Applicants must be or have been enrolled in a TriCounty area high school, college or accredited constructionrelated trade school or apprenticetraining program in […]

Tune up to success at Employee Appreciation Day

The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce’s annual Golden Lasso Employee Appreciation Day will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thurs., April 26 at the Calabasas Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada. The event will feature a musical performance by 2007 Grammy-nominated recording artist, composer and producer Freddie Ravel and his Tune Up To Success motivational program. The program uses music as […]

Beautiful Cul-de-sac Home Built In Dos Vientos Ranch

This is a one-story home with a courtyard in gated Palermo in Dos Vientos Ranch with approximately 3,879 square feet. It is on an oversized lot with a large backyard that backs to open space. The estate home is on a quiet cul-de-sac and shows like a model. It has handdistressed hardwood floors throughout and a chef’s kitchen. Another feature […]

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