2007-07-05

FOR THE RECORD



+It was the Calabasas Historical Society, not Leonis Adobe, that presented a Pierce College student scholarship. +Mary Altmann’s motion for reimbursment of expenses from the city of Agoura Hills totaled $81,128, not $107,637.

Tips on creating an outdoor room



More than just a growing trend in home design, outdoor rooms are fast becoming a cost-effective and stylish way to expand a home’s living space while creating a warm environment for socializing and family fun. “By definition, an outdoor room is simply an outdoor area that homeowners can use for relaxing, cooking and entertaining,” said Katherine Whiteside, best-selling garden and […]

Agoura Hills resident earns degree



Meghan D. Joss of Agoura Hills received a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va., at commencement ceremonies in June. Joss majored in psychology and philosophy. She has been named to the dean’s list and achieved the honor roll at the university. While there she participated in many extracurricular activities, including serving as president of […]

Church musicians to meet



The annual Conference of the National Association of Church Musicians will be held Thurs. through Sat., July 19 to 21 at the Camarillo United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive. The public is invited to a free concert at 7:15 p.m. Fri., July 20 in the church sanctuary. The concert will feature the Camarillo UMC Chancel Choir and the Alchemy Bell […]

Concerned about illegal immigrants



Did you know that Mexico is a resource-rich country with an astronomically wealthy aristocracy who sip champagne and eat caviar at the expense of American taxpayers? If those who immigrate here in violation of law “only take jobs that Americans won’t do,” why then has meat and poultry packing gone from the highest paid job in the industrial sector to […]

All New Kitchen



This Symphony home has an all-new kitchen with granite counters, new stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, real pine wood floors, designer carpet and remodeled master shower and bath. Home has builtin barbeque, aboveground Jacuzzi and mountain views. For more information on this property listed at $798,000, call Angela Svennefiord or Shannon Conley, Dilbeck Realtors, at (805) 379-188

Adobe names new director



The Leonis Adobe board of directors announced the creation of a new executive director position at the museum. Appointed to the position on an interim basis is Susan Eastman of Woodland Hills. She will report to the Leonis board. During her 30-year career Eastman has held a variety of positions in both the public and private sectors. Eastman has a […]

Spirit awards go to local residents



Representatives of the Conejo Valley gathered to support the community and honor local leaders at the fifth annual Spirit of Community Awards Celebration presented June 8 by Amgen and the Thousand OaksWestlake Village Community Foundation at the Los Robles Greens Banquet Center in Thousand Oaks. Awards were presented during a two-hour dessert reception. The awards honored area educators, a local […]

Student fights racism through his poetry



Tony WallaceJames is irritated. The eighth-grade Lindero Canyon Middle School student recently completed a class assignment about stereotypes and racism, the reasons for his irritation. Tony, 14, is among just a handful of black students attending Lindero. His poem, “Irritation Is,” was read to school board members by his mother, Cassandra WallaceJames, to show how racism continues to plague students […]

Kids’ day camp has space theme



Discovery Day Camp is a new faith-based children’s day camp for children in grades one through six at the EVFree Conejo Valley Church, 999 Rancho Conejo Blvd., Newbury Park. Regular camp hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Aug. 24. Extended Day Camp is offered from 7 to 9 a.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. The camp has a […]


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