2007-11-21

Area code change has people talking



Residents of Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Oak Park and elsewhere in the current 818 area code region offered different preferences in a discussion on how to address the looming shortage of 818 code numbers. In its third of five public meetings with residents with an 818 area code, the California Public Utilities Commission met with a group of about 30 people […]

Charity Referral Program starts



Westlake Marketing Works, a businesstobusiness/businesstoconsumer marketing agency, has created a program to donate 10 percent of new business referrals to local charities. “As an active business participant in the region’s dynamic economy, we believe in supporting the needs of the community when possible. To make it easier to fulfill that desire, we’ve combined our business development program with a charitable […]

Arthritic dog needs more medical treatment



This is a story of a 12-year-old dog we named Merlin. In early October he collapsed on the front lawn of a couple’s home in Inglewood. They did not think he would live through the night, but he did. Even though he was in very poor condition and dirty, flea-covered, very thin and with tapeworms, we later found out, he […]

Conejo Players now casting for two shows

Actors may try out for classic musical, children's show

Conejo Players Theatre will hold auditions for two upcoming shows. “The King and I” auditions will be at 7:30 p.m. Sun. and Mon., Nov. 25 and 26 at 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Callbacks will be at 7:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 27. Auditions for “Honk! Jr.” will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Sun., Mon. and Tues., Dec. 2 […]

Remodeled And Upgraded Throughout



This singlestory, 3bedroom, 2-bath home has nearly 1,600 square feet and has been remodeled and upgraded throughout. It opens up to a ceramic tile floor entry and a formal living room completed by a vaulted ceiling, a fireplace and one of three sliding glass doors to the rear yard, which is accented with a heated pool and spa with a […]

Calabasas prefers 818 prefix



Before the California Public Utilities Commission met last month in Calabasas, the City Council had a job- to establish its position on the area code shortage. But after hearing a recommendation by the city’s Communications and Technology Commission, which supports multiple area codes in the community, the City Council had trouble reaching an agreement. The commission recommendation was presented along […]

School builds bridge to future



Bridges Academy, a private college-prep middle and high school in Studio City, has partnered with USC to create a certificate program to teach educators and other professionals how to work with gifted students who have learning differences. The academy will host the national conference of the Association for Gifted, Underachieving Students in April 2008. For more information, call Doug Lenzini, […]

Snake wrangling



RETILE RAPTURE- Rattlesnake wrangler Bo Slyapich shows off a captured King snake to Cup Scout Pack 227 members Jensen Risko, 8, Sumac Elementary School second grader, left, and brothers Brian (behind Jensen) and Alan Gaul, both Willow Elementary School students, during a snake information session at the Chesebro trailhead in Old Agoura on Saturday.

Rent increases are hard to take



Thank you very much for your article about the rent increases at Archstone Calabasas. I have lived there for over seven years. The rent increases since Archstone bought the complex have been outrageous. I am so glad someone is speaking out about it. I do not want to move. My apartment is five minutes away from work. I feel safe […]

Bernie Kozak



Bernie Kozak’s production for the past 90 days has included four sales with a value exceeding $3.4 million. Kozak has been commended by Donna Beebe, West Valley Regional Office, for his outstanding production in sales and listing for 2007. Kozak has accomplished proven marketing skills. He has also been representing buyers and sellers for more than 19 years and specializes […]


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