2007-06-21

Assistance League presents new board



The formal installation of the new 2007-08 board for Assistance League of Conejo Valley took place recently during a luncheon at North Ranch Country Club. Members who completed more than 11,000 volunteer hours during the past year celebrated a successful year for both fundraising and projects accomplished. President Shirley Eichorn presided over the meeting and was also installed for a […]

Calabasas Library begins summer reading program



The Summer Reading Program at the Calabasas Library will run from June 26 through Aug. 19 at 23975 Park Sorrento St., Calabasas. The library will offer reading incentives each week, and there will be a prize drawing at the end of the summer. Free tickets will be available beginning Thurs., June 28 for kindergarten through fifth-grade students to attend special […]

Beginning bridge class in Agoura



The city of Agoura Hills Older Adult/Senior Recreation Program is offering instruction to beginning bridge players free of charge from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Beginner bridge play runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants in any senior activity must be registered members of the Agoura Hills Senior Center. […]

Store invites new customers



Catering to personal and corporate party needs has become a profitable niche business. Patti Knowles and Mike Marfiak of Creative Invitations & Balloons have been putting together invitations and party décor since April 2003. They have expertise in bar and bat mitzvah customs, offering a 20 percent discount and more than 10 different bar and bat mitzvah invitation albums to […]

Six students get scholarships



Six students from Westlake Village schools were among the 404 recipients of scholarships from the Ventura County Community Foundation. The students are Michael T. Chang, Michelle Chen, Desiree Hsiou, Tiffany Hsiou, Michael Ross and Lisa Schwartz. For more information about the foundation, visit the website www.vccf.org.

Stanford man

Chris Owusu earns scholarship following brilliant junior campaign

It’s been a rewarding year for Oaks Christian’s Chris Owusu. Be it in the classroom or the athletic arena, the 17-year-old soontobe senior has found success every step of the way during his time at OCHS. A near straight-A student, Owusu, who recently made a verbal commitment to play football at Stanford University in the fall of 2008, served as […]

Auditions open



Auditions for the Oaks Chamber Singers will be held June through August. Rehearsals will be 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, August through May in Newbury Park. The group performs three concerts annually. There are openings in the tenor and alto sections; however, all singers are welcome to audition. To schedule an appointment, call (805) 499-1913. For information, visit www.oakschambersingers.com.

Views Of Mount Boney



This 4bedroom, 2bathroom home is on a quiet culdesac in a neighborhood near schools and hiking and bike trails. Views of Mount Boney and Potrero Valley can be seen from several rooms. The living room faces front and has smooth, vaulted ceilings with a brick fireplace. The open eat-in kitchen faces the large rear yard and has slab granite counters, […]

Local musician receives top-notch endorsement



Pianist and composer Alan Roubik of Agoura Hills joined the ranks of the world’s master pianists and composers when he received the endorsement of the Austrian piano manufacturer Bösendorfer, considered the Rolls Royce of pianos. “It is by far the most prestigious artist endorsement in the world,” said Roubik,” who’s been playing the piano since he was 3. Roubik is […]

Free film in the park



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services opens the 2007 summer Movies in the Park series with “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” on Sun., June 24 at Sumac Park, 6000 Calmfield Ave., Agoura Hills. The film, rated G, will begin at dusk. Concessions will be available starting at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Bring lawn seating For […]


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