2008-05-01

YMCA seeks resident counselors



The Triunfo YMCA, serving Westlake Village, Agoura Hills and Oak Park, is accepting signups for its two summer resident camps. Camp Fox on Catalina Island from Sun., July 6 to Sat., July 12 is for campers going into grades six through 12. Activities include kayaking, snorkeling, fishing, archery, rope challenges, swimming, hiking and nightly campfires. Campers entering grades three through […]

Pet of the Week



Top singers in Ventura fest



Now entering its 14th season, the Ventura Music Festival will host Ventura native Nicole Cabell, the 2005 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, for one command performance at 8 p.m. Sat., May 10, Ventura High School auditorium, 2 N. Catalina St., Ventura. Other performers for the concert include Mexican tenor David Lomeli, together with the festival orchestra conducted by Nuvi […]

Horse And Guest House Zoned



This home in the Santa Monica Mountains has tree lined stone paths on the grounds. There are water features, an arena-sized flat horse area, and the property is horse and guest-house zoned. The house has been remodeled and includes newer windows, travertine flooring, hardwood floors, designer paint etching, mosaic tiled foyer, library, music room, four fireplaces, French doors and wraparound […]

B of A puts mortgage headquarters in Calabasas

Bank merger moves forward

Bank of America said it will make Calabasas the national headquarters for its lending mortgage business following the acquisition of Countrywide Financial Corp. The bank, which also announced plans to help reduce the impact of foreclosures on local communities, said it will locate its new, combined national consumer mortgage headquarters in Calabasas once it completes the Countrywide purchase in the […]

Rancho Simi park district receives state-wide awards



The California Association of Recreation and Park Districts recently selected the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District to receive three Awards of Distinction. The winner for best new facility was Big Sky Park. The new girls’ softball complex has fields for all levels of girls’ softball and a concession stand to provide fundraising opportunities for leagues. The award for best […]

Calabasas Relay scheduled for May 17



The Calabasas community is gearing up for another Relay for Life, a 24-hour walk held each year to raise money for the American Cancer Society. This year’s Calabasas Relay for Life begins at 10 a.m. Sat., May 17 at A.E. Wright Middle School. Teams of 10 to 15 people camp overnight and take turns walking around the track, enjoying entertainment, […]

Brownies are recycling troopers



Mama Duck’s swim school



Symphony plays season finale



The New West Symphony will perform the final show of their 200708 Masterpiece Season at 8 p.m. Sat., May 3 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The symphony will perform Te Deum by Bruckner and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Opus 125, “Choral.” Featured performers will be soprano Shana Blake Hall, mezzo-soprano […]