2007-08-09

Calabasas condo complex okay

Development approved despite opposition

After hearing more than three hours of pleas from the public to deny the project, the Calabasas City Council disappointed residents last Wednesday by approving Standard Pacific Homes’ 86-unit condominium complex at the 4200 block of Las Virgenes Road. The 21-acre property lies between the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District and the new Shea Homes development on the east side […]

Agoura Rotary Club calendar



The Agoura Hills/Oak Park Rotary Club will host the following guest speakers for August. The club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays for breakfast at Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. New members and guests are welcome. •Aug. 14: Dr. Ashish Vaidya of Cal State Channel Islands will speak on economic globalization and how the American economy has intertwined with […]

Ways to protect against computer viruse

Hackers and pirates abound

Consumers and companies are being victimized by spam e-mails offering counterfeit software and pharmaceuticals. For the average consumer, his identity could be in jeopardy or he could unknowingly be funding criminal activity initiated by groups based in Eastern European countries. The software industry’s biggest problem in Internet piracy over the past four years has been caused by Internet storefronts that […]

Leather store earns award



World of Leather Furniture has announced that it was voted the No. 1 furniture store in Los Angeles after receiving the 2007 Winner Daily News Readers Choice Award. The company is run by the third generation of furniture retailers and has been continuously in the furniture business since 1938. World of Leather Furniture offers more than 120 styles of home […]

Westlake’s Krems cracks top 50



Twelve-year-old Sivan Krems of Westlake Village competed in the United States Tennis Association’s 12andunder Zone Team Championships in Tucson, Ariz., last month and won all five of her singles matches and all of her doubles matches. The stellar play from Krems in the tournament earned her a top 50 national ranking for girls 12 and under. “I always had a […]

Agoura man named best Big Brother



John Hodak is the best big brother in California- so says Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. The national youth mentoring organization selected the Agoura Hills resident out of 23 nominees across the state as Big of the Year and will honor him at a regional conference in San Francisco next month. Anna Hodak said helping boys make good choices […]

Condos are wrong



On Aug. 1, the Calabasas City Council voted 3-2 to approve an 86-unit condominium complex to be developed on Las Virgenes Road. Mayor Pro Tem Mary Sue Maurer and Mayor James Bozajian supported the community’s request for Standard Pacific Homes to make some modifications to the proposed plan in order to preserve as much scenery as possible and to reduce […]

This Home Features Tile Flooring And Upgraded Carpet Throughout



This 4-bedroom, 3-bath home in a cul-de-sac in Woodranch has 3,200 square feet. The home features tile flooring and upgraded carpet throughout. One bathroom and an extra room that could be a bedroom are downstairs. The island kitchen has tumbled marble backsplash. The living room has a volume ceiling and fireplace. The dining room has French doors leading outside to […]

Poker passion pays off for Oak Park man

Hot cards bring big money

Scott Freeman, a 21-year-old Oak Park resident, won more than $300,000 at the World Poker Championships held in Las Vegas early in July. It was the first time Freeman, who has been playing poker for five years, could enter the contest because of his age. The money’s nice, but Freeman, a senior at the University of Southern California, says that’s […]

Calabasas club to host district governor



The Rotary Club of Calabasas will host Larry Jernigan, the newly installed governor of Rotary International District 5260, at its meeting at noon today, Thurs., Aug. 9, at the Native Cafe and Gathering Grounds restaurant, 23536 Calabasas Road. Calabasas residents and individuals who work in Calabasas are welcome to attend any Thursday luncheon to participate in club fellowship and learn […]


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