2008-01-10

OCHS soccer squads earn respect in rankings



The Oaks Christian soccer programs have had a great deal of success in recent years. Thus far, this season appears to be no different. In the latest CIF-Southern Section Division V coaches’ poll released Monday, the OCHS girls’ squad was ranked No. 1. Oaks Christian has won co-CIF championships in four of the last five seasons. The Lions’ most fierce […]

The joint is jumpin’ in ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’

Play Review

“Ain’t Misbehavin’,” the tribute to the life and music of jazz pianist/entertainer Fats Waller (1904-43), has not only secured itself a place in Broadway history since its debut 30 years ago, but it also saved Waller from falling into obscurity. When the show first appeared at the Longacre Theater in New York in 1978, I was there, on my own […]

This Skyline Home Features Air- Conditioning And A Skylight



This Skyline home is move-in-ready. The garden entrance is shaded by a large Salt Bush tree. The side path leads to a lemon tree. Indoors is air-conditioned and there is a skylight for natural brightness. The house has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus indoor laundry. Space rent in this gated senior park (55+) is $514 and this park is […]

Calabasas Chamber names Ridley new chairman



The Calabasas Chamber of Commerce announced its new board of directors for 2008, led by chairman Douglas Ridley, a lawyer from the Agoura Hills firm of Quisenberry, Ridley & Shiffman. The Chamber will introduce its new board and announce the winner of the Bill Van Gieson Memorial Award for community service at a Jan. 26 installation ceremony in Calabasas. Ridley, […]

Arthritis increasing in baby boomers



Arthritis is increasing in an aging population of American baby boomers and is projected to increase by 40 percent in the next two decades, according to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the National Arthritis Data Workgroup. The report states that nearly one in five American adults- 46 million- have arthritis and an […]

Pet of the Week



Art show



The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art at Pepperdine University will present an exhibit of Charles Arnoldi’s work from Jan. 12 through March 30. A reception to meet the artist will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sat., Jan. 12. The museum is on the campus at 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. For information call (310) 506-4851 or visit www.pepperdine.edu/arts.

This Estate Home Located In Wood Ranch Offers Breathtaking Views



Located in the Vineyard tract of Long Canyon in Wood Ranch, the model 3 has breathtaking views. Just minutes from Woodranch Country Club, this estate home features an entrance and courtyard with three river rock/stone, travertine floors throughout the first level, upgraded carpet in the office and living room and a designer kitchen with granite counter tops, sub-zero stainless steel […]

Voter deadline nears for Feb. 5 primary

Absentee voting already underway

The 2008 California presidential primary is less than a month away, but there’s still time to register to vote. The registration deadline is Tues., Jan. 22. Voter registration forms are available at all city halls, fire stations, public libraries, post offices and Chambers of Commerce. To be eligible to vote, a person must at least 18 years of age and […]

Agoura Hills dentist launches campaign to help Casa Pacifica



Daniel Smith loves a good smile. The Agoura Hills dentist works hard to clean and brighten the pearly whites of his patients. But the dentist hasn’t stopped there. He also wants to bring smiles to the more than 300 children who receive mental health services from Casa Pacifica in Camarillo. To brighten the lives and faces of the youngsters, Smith […]