2007-07-05

WAGS Gold squad continues to impress



WAGS TEAM IS RED HOT- The U-12 Gold team from Westlake-Agoura Girls Softball recently won an ASA-sanctioned tournament. The team went 4-0 in the tournament, winning the championship game 10-0 against Moorpark Gold. The WAGS team earned a berth to the state tournament in Lancaster in two weeks. The team has won 18 games in a row and has a […]

Family programs coming to Theatricum Botanicum



The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum will offer Family Fundays with Peter Alsop’s Kids Koncerts and Creative Playground at 11 a.m. Sundays, beginning July 1. All seats are $8. The schedule is: +July 8: singer Hap Palmer +July 15: Disney songwriter Dan Crow +July 21: “The Velveteen Rabbit” audience participation play +July 22: musicians Gwen-dolyn & the Goodtime Gang The theater […]

This Home Features A Private Courtyard



This Oak Park, onestory, 2-bedroom, 2-bath home has been upgraded with paver tile, Pergostyle flooring and textured Berber carpet. There are white plantation shutters throughout and smooth ceilings. The kitchen has a Bosch dishwasher, microwave and convection oven. The living room has a brick fireplace and, along with the dining room, vaulted ceilings. The master bedroom has two cedar-lined closets, […]

Housing data reflects downward trend



According to the California Building Industry Association and other housing permit data, single-family housing starts in May stayed relatively level statewide, while multifamily homes saw a strong boost. But production for both single and multifamily units remains well behind last year’s levels. Permits in May were pulled for slightly more than 7,000 single-family homes statewide, down 2.5 percent from the […]

American Indian tribes to gather at powwow



Redbird’s Children of Many Colors Powwow will be Fri. through Sun., July 20 to 22 at the Moorpark College athletic field, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. The annual gathering will begin with an open flute circle at 6 p.m. Friday. American Indian flute players who attend Friday evening will be given a 10by10 vendor booth space free of charge for the […]

Private equity firm purchases Westlake Village Guitar Center



Westlake Villagebased Guitar Center announced it has accepted a $1.9 billion buyout offer from Bain Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity investment firm. The total transaction value, including assumed debt, is approximately $2.1 billion. Guitar Center (Nasdaq: GTRC) is the largest musical instrument retailer in the United States. Under the terms of the merger agreement, stockholders will receive $63 in […]

Tommy talks at Pepperdine

Hall of Fame manager Lasorda discusses a variety of topics

For 20 years Tommy Lasorda enjoyed a Hall of Fame career managing the Los Angeles Dodgers. Last week he spoke to high school students at the University of Pepperdine on how to best manage their own lives. The former skipper and current Los Angeles Dodgers special advisor to the chairman of the board offered guidance tips to soontobe seniors at […]

Heed the speed limit–or else



Most people must think that it’s the fall that might kill you on Kanan Road heading to the beach. It’s actually the speed limit, or at least driving the speed limit that could kill you for sure. The patchwork of speed limits can jump 20 mph within yards of each other. My favorite is the 35 mph downhill limit for […]

Deborah Fagan



Top selling agent honors for March 2007 went to Deborah Fagan at Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/Westlake Village office. It was announced at the annual awards banquet that Fagan had taken one of the company’s “Most Improved” awards for 2006. This was in recognition of agents whose business had increased by at least 50 percent from the prior year, with […]