2008-01-17

New clothes for elementary kids



Assistance League of Conejo Valley helped provide new school clothing and shoes to 1,160 elementary school children. Assistance League volunteers helped the children and their families make their selections, stay within the limit of their shopping vouchers, and get through checkout with all their purchases. Assistance League of Conejo Valley is a chapter of the national philanthropic corporation National Assistance […]

All that space



“We’re in space, and space is infinite. Yet here we are on earth, in the middle all of that space.” My 88-year-old friend shares this bit of wisdom with me before he retires to his bunk. We are in the cabin he built in the middle of the Santa Lucia Mountains, his homestead a sphere of life in the middle […]

Some real estate lives on



While residential real estate continues to slump due to the subprime mortgage debacle, experts believe there is still good news for small business owners involved with owner-occupied commercial real estate. Apparently the credit crunch affecting homeowners hasn’t veered into the commercial real estate arena. “The residential lending downturn has had no impact on SBA commercial real estate financing,” said Chris […]

Calabasas still searching for what it takes to win in league

Girls' basketball team started hot, but has struggled with Marmonte foes

This season the Calabasas High girls’ basketball team has a new head coach and many players learning new positions. Unfortunately for the Coyotes, the team is still at the bottom of the Marmonte League standings. With coach Don Cusick at the helm, the Coyotes started their season strong, winning nine of their first 13 games. The nine wins matched last […]

AYSO Region 4 team to compete for a major title



Terry Holland



The award for top listing agent from Prudential California Realty’s North Ranch/Westlake Village office for October 2007 went to Terry Holland. This is the fifth time this year he has taken the top listing agent honor for the office. Being a consistent award-winning listing agent conveys the message that Holland has the ongoing trust of his sellers and indicates a […]

Character building conference set for Jan. 21



Pepperdine University and the Boy Scouts of America present a conference on “Character Perspectives: The Role of Character in Our Society” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon., Jan. 21 at Pepperdine University, Drescher Graduate Campus, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Guest speakers will discuss the vision of a world in which people make ethical and moral choices over their […]

Refinancing an adjustable-rate mortgage to get a fixed rate



If you are among the millions of homeowners with an adjustable-rate mortgage, you may be facing increasing interest rates as the loan adjusts. Refinancing might be the solution to the problem. Homeowners refinance for a variety of reasons, including taking cash out of their home’s equity to make home improvements, consolidating debt and to obtain a more favorable interest rate. […]

Westlake yoga center opens



Oaks Christian on a roll




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