2007-09-06

Child’s play at park



Bankruptcies are a fact of life



Bankruptcies are on the rise and, due to the current state of the real estate market, the trend will most likely continue. With new bankruptcy laws in force, filing is more difficult and expensive. Not everyone is eligible to file bankruptcy. Filing depends on income-to-debt ratio. If someone owes 25 percent of their gross annual income in credit card debt, […]

Young athletes join basketball superstar at summer camp



Elvis has left the building



“There is a time in every man’s education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I recently saw an old movie featuring a scene in Las Vegas where an Elvis impersonators convention was being held. There were hundreds of Elvises (or would that be Elvi?), each doing his personal […]

Peter White to perform in Hyatt concert



Smooth jazz artist Peter White will perform in the Westlake Summer Jazz Series at 7 p.m. Sat., Sept. 29 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza pool garden stage, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. White, whose CDs include “Confidential,” “Cavaran of Dreams” and “Playin’ Favourites,” was born in England in 1954. His career took off when he toured with Al Stewart […]

Single-Story Townhome



This 2bedroom, singlestory, ground-level Oakbrook townhome features newer neutral paint throughout, laminate flooring in the kitchen, ceramic tile flooring in the bathroom and a private laundry room with extra storage. Additional amenities include smooth ceilings, recessed lighting, replaced receptacles with dimmers, molding throughout the home and around doors and windows. The bathroom has a newer, updated vanity, and the master […]

Fake drugs leave bitter taste



The U.S.-based Center for Medicine in the Public Interest predicts that counterfeit drug sales will reach $75 billion globally in 2010, an increase of more than 90 percent from 2005. Recently, the European Commission released figures showing that there has been a dramatic increase in pharmaceutical counterfeiting, with seizures in Europe hitting an all-time high of more than 2.5 million […]

Go behind the scenes of Ventura’s 911



The dispatchers of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Communications Center have developed presentations to share behindthescenes information about the 911 system with the public. The program will answer common questions and reduce the apprehension that some callers may have when dialing 911. The dispatchers will identify situations that are appropriate for 911 and will discuss some of the questions callers may […]

Rotarians to host guest speakers at breakfast meetings



The Agoura Hills/Oak Park Rotary Club meets for breakfast and a club meeting at 7 a.m. Tuesdays at Brent’s Deli, 2799 Townsgate Road, Westlake Village. Speaker topics for September are: Digital storytelling, Sept. 11; Storytelling to enhance the workplace, Sept. 18; and the Conejo/ Las Virgenes Future Foundation, Sept. 25. The club is seeking new members and welcomes guests. Rotary […]

Calabasas CFO at Chamber



The Agoura/Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast at 8 a.m. Wed., Sept. 12 at Terri’s Cafe, 30135 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills. Gary Lysik, chief financial officer for the city of Calabasas, will speak on how a Chamber and business community can have a working relationship with a city. Lysik has a doctorate from Pepperdine University […]


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