2007-05-10

Calabasas up for All-America City honor



Calabasas is a finalist for the 2007 National Civic League All-America City Award, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious civic recognition program. The award recognizes exemplary community vision, collaborative problemsolving and inclusiveness to meet local challenges. The 21 finalists will participate in the All-America City competition June 68 in Anaheim. “This program spotlights hope and a can-do spirit behind the […]

Pepperdine prof to speak to Republicans



The Westlake Village Republican Women Federated will host a dinner with guest speaker beginning at 6:30 p.m. Wed., May 23 at the Westlake Village Inn, 31943 W. Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Robert G. Kaufman, professor of public policy at Pepperdine University, will discuss his soontobepublished book, “In Defense of the Bush Doctrine: Moral Democratic Realism and American Grand Strategy.” Kaufman […]

On a date with Fabio



SMOOTH SAILING- Italian model Fabio Lanzoni, left, relaxes on the water of Lake Westlake with his publicist and Yerba Buena Elementary School mothers Sharon Hobba, Theresa Elkins, Christi Harris, Bridget Ferrero, Julia Grant and Kelly Westfall on a sunny Wednesday afternoon. The women won the opportunity to have lunch and go on a boat ride with Fabio at a fundraiser […]

Job fair targets veterans in search of work



A “Hire a Hero, Hire a Vet” job fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thurs., May 17 at the West Oxnard Job and Career Center, 635 S. Ventura Road, Oxnard. All job seekers are welcome to participate. More than 40 local companies will offer opportunities for veteran job seekers to meet potential employers and explore industrial […]

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THURS., MAY 10 Showcase Of Stars Chaparral Middle School hosts Showcase of the Stars, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., 280 Poindexter Ave., Moorpark. Teacher open house, art, music, poetry, theme-basket raffles, live auction, food. (805) 378-6302. Geo Hazards Conejo Gem & Mineral Club meets 7:30 p.m., HIllcrest Arts Center, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Topic: Scott Simons of Moorpark College […]

Stage Door Theatre mounts benefit performance



Last month, the Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills staged a benefit performance of “Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You Were Her.” Proceeds were given to Operation Interdependence, a civilian-to-military delivery system that supplies donated items to troops overseas. Ticket sales for the Sunday matinee, plus additional donations from Stage Door patrons, totaled $1,527. Later that evening, the teen class […]

About those HOA rules . . .



Most homeowner association rules are for the good of the community. The rule that prohibits children from playing outside and confines them to their homes is not one of them! This would not be accepted in any country in the civilized world- in Third World countries with curfews, maybe. I guess the HOA rules are for grown-ups only and children’s […]

Single Story Home Zoned For Horses



This is a 4bedroom, 2bath, single story home with approximately 2,700 square feet. The property is in an exclusive area on 0.5 acre and zoned for horses. The home has a new roof, new windows and smooth ceilings. The great room has a floor-to-ceiling fireplace. There is a gourmet island kitchen with granite counters and top-of-the-line appliances. The bathrooms have […]

Oak Park beefs up emergency preparedness



Oak Park is better prepared for a major emergency. An amateur radio system has been purchased by the Community Emergency Response Team to help in the event cellphones and other communication systems fail. “We’re kind of isolated here in Oak Park. In a catastrophic event where phones are down the amateur radio will be up and running,” said Diane Starzak, […]

Boutiques help cancer survivors



Godiva’s Secret Wigs and Godiva’s After Dark, both owned by Rochelle Scott, are upscale boutiques where women, especially cancer patients and survivors, may feel comfortable in re-creating their looks and romantic feelings after their fight with cancer. “We specialize in women undergoing chemotherapy and are highly referred by hospitals, oncologists and our loyal clients,” said Scott, winner of the 2006 […]


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