2007-07-12

Lions, elephants and tacos- Oh my!



Animal trainers from the World Jungle Compound used to ride elephants down the street to her mother’s restaurant. “They would tie their elephants to a big oak tree, and the trainers would come inside to eat,” Lupe Zuniga said. That was when Thousand Oaks Boulevard was called Ventura Road and was only two lanes wide- one lane going one way, […]

This Single Story Unit Is In A Corner On The Lower Level And Is Near Schools



This singlestory, 2bedroom and 1.25-bathroom home has more than 900square-feet. The unit is in a corner on the lower level and is near schools, parks and shopping. This is a great starter home for a young family or a pair of singles or retirees downsizing or as an investment property. The low HOA dues provide for a community pool, spa […]

Book group to discuss classic play



At 1 p.m. Wed., July 18, the Malibu Book Discussion Group will feature a live reading of selections from the play, “The Children’s Hour,” by Lillian Hellman, with a discussion to follow. Readers Theater is providing actors for the meeting. The Malibu book group meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in the Point Dume Mobile Home Park club […]

Having fun but staying safe during summer



Tips on safe backpack use



On any given day, hikers, working adults and about 40 million teens carry backpacks. But load them up too heavily or wear ones that don’t fit properly, doctors warn, and you could be risking injury. “Backpacks weighing more than 15 pounds that are slung over a shoulder produce an imbalance in the rib cage,” said Dr. Gerard W. Clum of […]

Agoura Hills



Burglars stole a bag containing bicycle attire valued at $300 and caused $5,000 in damages when they broke into a vehicle parked on Chesebro Road July 2. Someone stole a bag containing $500 worth of cosmetic products from a rental vehicle parked in a carport on Yankee Drive on July 1. The culprits also caused $200 in damages to a […]

Cellphone towers poorly situated



Even as a T-Mobile customer it is hard for me to fathom what benefit T-Mobile and its subscribers will derive from a cell tower placed at Bon Homme Road and Paul Revere Drive. This is an extremely hilly area. The actual number of people who will use this eyesore is minuscule. How important is it for a limited number of […]

Dilbeck Realtors has introduced DilbeckMobile.com.



DilbeckMobile is a website designed to be used with web-enabled cellphones and PDAs so that pictures and home features can be viewed on the mobile screen. Punch DilbeckMobile.com into your mobile browser, do a simple search and get the answers you need in a matter of seconds. DilbeckMobile combines seven multiple listing services, providing the largest mobile database available in […]

Snap, crackle, pop!



Watch out: skin cancer is on the rise



If it is not 90 degrees and sunny outside, using sunscreen may be the last thing on anyone’s mind. Yet with skin cancer on the rise at an alarming rate in the United States, with one in three cancers a skin cancer, sun protection needs to be top of mind, yearround. “As a pathologist, I know that most types of […]


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