2007-07-12

Oak Park man working toward F-15 fighter wings



As a new pilot in the United States Air Force, Adam Bushore of Oak Park is living his dream. A 2005 graduate of the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., Bushore, 24, earned his fighter pilot wings in May and is now undergoing training and testing to become an F-15C fighter pilot. “I got into the Air Force because […]

Créme de La Créme



Summer months are busy with weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, quinceañeras, sweet 16 parties, birthdays and other special occasions. La Créme Bakery specializes in custom cakes for alll occasions. The bakery also offers breakfast pastries, cheesecakes and other desserts. Free samples are available. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. […]

WAGS team takes home state title



Hyatt presents jazz concerts



Euge Groove will perform in concert Sat., July 21, at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Hiroshima will appear Sat., Aug. 18 and Peter White, Sat., Sept. 29. The performances are part of the 2007 Westlake Jazz Series. Concerts will be outside under the stars in Hyatt’s garden setting. Doors open at 6 p.m. for guests to […]

It’s summertime, and livin’s not all that easy



“Summertime, and the livin’ is easy” begins a George Gershwin song that many of us can hum. When it comes to California’s four indistinct seasons, a majority of residents might cite summer as their favorite time of year. But to others, summer isn’t such a hot time. If you have children, July and August can be a 62-day challenge, and […]

County draws the line against graffiti



The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works wants to reduce summertime graffiti vandalism. With school out and the days longer, graffiti vandalism usually becomes more active. The department offers graffiti removal services to unincorporated areas throughout Los Angeles County. Once a graffiti removal request is submitted, the department tries to meet a 48-hour turnaround for street graffiti removal and […]

Pint-sized champs



Calabasas Chamber



•The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce will host a business mixer will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thurs., July 19 at the Sagebrush Cantina in Calabasas. Special guests will be members of the Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce. Admission is free. •A business builder workshop and luncheon is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thurs., July 26 at the […]

Westlake woman turns golf invention into reality TV

Peterson competing in Golf Channel's 'Fore Inventors Only'

Her invention may not be as monumental as Benjamin Franklin’s, Thomas Edison’s or Henry Ford’s, but Westlake Village resident Vicky Peterson is banking that her new idea can lead to prominence, too. Peterson is one of 103 competitors on the Golf Channel’s new reality series “Fore Inventors Only,” which premiered Tuesday. Peterson’s invention is an original golf-themed song called “Fairways […]

Local musicians booked at the Jazz Bakery



The Shanley Wang group, a jazz sextet comprised of local musicians, recently performed at the Jazz Bakery in Culver City. The group is led by Shanley Wang, a recent graduate of Calabasas High School who will attend the Berklee College of Music in Boston this fall. Other CHS graduates in the band are Brian Blaker on saxophone and Michael Dabach […]


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