2007-04-26

Tree sculpture will stand



The wild animals in Gary Oppenheimer’s backyard overlooking Westlake Lake can stay. A 20foot sculpture that features near life-size versions of a giraffe, elephant, eagle, bear and gorilla were the subject of an April 18 hearing by Oppenheimer’s homeowner group, the Southshore Property Owners Association. After Oppenheimer had a large pine tree in his yard carved into the animal sculpture, […]

Yard sale to raise funds for breast cancer



The Walkers for Knockers team will have a yard sale to raise funds for the Los Angeles Avon Walk for Breast Cancer from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., April 28 at 2388 Adrian St., Newbury Park. The team has a fundraising target of $25,000 and to date has raised $4,537. Each walker will raise a minimum of $1,800 to […]

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Sharing the wealth “NBC Nightly News” took a look at marriage earlier this month. According to their report, 84 percent of couples say that money is a source of tension in the home. A new generation of couples is “changing the rules” and keeping money separate; the young couple featured was quoted as saying, “Deciding to get married was hard […]

Warrior offense still searching for answers



Like most baseball teams in the Marmonte League, Westlake High is loaded with great pitching. Unfortunately for the Warriors, they are struggling at the plate. In the last four games, Westlake has scored only three runs and has seen its league record drop to 3-6. The team remains optimistic that they can start scoring runs and still make a run […]

“The Hoax”



Directedby:Lasse Hallstrom Starring: Richard Gere, Alfred Molina, Hope Davis, Marcia Gay Harden Rated:R (for brief nudity, adult language) Runningtime:116 minutes Bestsuitedfor: those who re- member Least suited for: those who don’t AcornRatingGuide: According to “The Hoax,” if there hadn’t been a Clifford Irving, there may not have been a Watergate break-in or the downfall of a president. Whether or not […]

Gates don’t make people snobs



I have lived in various gated communities for 14 years now in Calabasas. I, and a whole lot of Calabasas and Westlake Village residents, like living in them, and it’s not to be “snobbish,” but the extra safety and extra care the properties receive and the level of upkeep the homeowners are asked to provide is a big factor. Why […]

Sigi Ulbrich and Pam Moran



Sigi Ulbrich and Pam Moran of Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/Westlake Village office won the award for top listing agents and top producer for January 2007. They took 11 such monthly awards for the North Ranch office in 2006. They also ranked in the number one spot for Prudential California Realty in 2006 with the Chairman’s Circle Platinum award. They […]

Agoura Sash & Door announces new T.O. showroom



BROTHERS- Agoura Sash & Door owners Dan, left, and Don Smith, celebrate the grand opening of the Agoura Sash & Door showroom in Thousand Oaks on Saturday.

Residents tend to the environment



NO PARKING- Above, workers spot an old 1963 Ford near the banks of Las Virgenes Creek and prepare to haul it away during Calabasas Creek Cleanup Cay on April 14. Approximately 100 volunteers and community service workers removed trash from the portion of the creek that runs from the 101 Freeway south to Juan Bautista De Anza Park. Remains of […]

Cancer patients can have financial peace



The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is offering a free financial management seminar for people living with cancer from 7 to 9 p.m. Thurs., May 17 at the Wellness Community Valley/ Ventura, 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Experts will address financial concerns stemming from a loss of income or health insurance coverage, and when one is physically too ill to work. Cancer […]


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