2007-05-17

Stab victim found in Calabasas

Man confesses to killing his girlfriend

A woman was found stabbed to death in a car at a Calabasas gas station on the morning of May 11 after her boyfriend called and confessed to murdering her during an argument in Ventura. Police said Oxnard resident Uriel Cruz, a 23yearold Hispanic male, was arrested at the Exxon station on Calabasas Road. Cruz apparently killed his girlfriend, 25-year-old […]

Russell Ranch project reviewed



The Westlake Village City Council will review a development project for a site on Russell Ranch Road during its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wed., May 23 at 31200 Oak Crest Drive. The proposed project consists of two four-story office buildings and two restaurant pads on a 21.5 acre site. At the review, the applicant will describe the project in […]

Foundation welcomes new trustee



The Community Foundation for Oak Park has appointed Oak Park resident Elaine Benditson to serve as a foundation trustee. Benditson, 54, holds a master of business administration degree from California Lutheran University and an undergraduate degree from UCLA. She is director of resource development for Many Mansions in Thousand Oaks, an affordable housing and service provider to low-income residents of […]

Exercise secrets to prevent osteoporosis



Exercise can be good for you, but not all exercise is the same. Different types can help different parts of the body and can help prevent different ailments. The key is knowing which exercises to undertake. Bones are like muscles- the more they are used, the stronger and denser they can become. Certain types of exercise can help fight the […]

Soccer team nails Chivas Tournament



PEAK PERFORMANCE- The Apex club soccer team Boys U15 celebrate a winning day at the Chivas Tournament in Moorpark last weekend. The players come from across the Conejo and Las Virgenes valleys. The coach is Mohammed Abu-Gheida.

Magnifica to host Catholic prayer brunch



Magnifica, a ministry to Catholic women, will present a prayer brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thurs., May 31 at Porter Valley Country Club, Porter Valley Drive, Northridge. The guest speaker will be Raquel R. Cano, who will discuss her own spiritual awakening. Cost is $17. Reservations must be postmarked by Mon, May 21. For more information, callTeriThompsonat (805) […]

Mentalist plays mind games on audience



Marc Salem, a mentalist, will perform his Broadway show “Mind Games Extra: On Second Thoughts,” at 7:45 p.m. Tues., June 12 at the Fred Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. According to Salem, it’s not magic, trickery or sorcery, but a disciplined understanding of psychological techniques, visual cues and human nature that […]

Largest Summit Home In Lang Ranch



This 3,500-square-foot view home is set back on a wraparound 0.5-acre lot at the end of a cul-de-sac. It is the largest Summit home In Lang Ranch. The former model features 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, a media/bonus room and office. It has been upgraded with crown moldings, builtin entertainment cabinets, travertine marble accents, shutters and more. For more information on […]

Agoura High bands really know the score



ENDING ON A HIGH NOTE- Agoura High School students enjoy kudos after receiving outstanding soloist awards at the Jazz at the Lincoln Center’s 12th annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival in New York City last week. From left: Danny Jenklow, clarinet, tenor and flute; director John Mosley; Christian Choh, tenor saxophone; Eric Lamm, bass; Jake Higgins, […]

Governor visits Calabasas school



ROYAL TREATMENT- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex in England, second from left, award 75 students from The Viewpoint School in Calabasas and Debbie Allen’s Dance Academy with the Edinburgh Bronze Medal Award for “leadership, community service, performance in the arts, athletics and adventurous journeys.” The Calabasas students are the first Americans to win the prestigous award.


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