2008-09-25

Dance team cleans up at fundraiser



NEW MOVES—Left, Melissa Garapedian, 14, scrubs down the tires on an SUV during the Calabasas High School Dance Team car wash fundraiser last Saturday morning. Below, a friend covers Maenzie Taguchi, 14, in soap suds during the car wash.

Pet of the Week



SOFT TO THE TOUCH—Misty, a 9-year-old female domestic long-hair cream colored cat, was surrendered by her owner. Misty can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Misty home, ask for ID No. A3851400. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit animalcare.lacounty.gov/.

Brandon’s buddies play together



LITTLE REMBRANDTS—Children get help at a craft table at a Brandon’s Buddies play date at Brandon’s Village in Gates Canyon Park, Calabasas on Sat., Sept. 6. The onceamonth play date for children of all abilities was sponsored by Congregation Or Ami of Calabasas and included relay races, an obstacle course, a bean bag toss and a face painter. Thirteen Or […]

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath With A Pool



This approximately 1,770-square-foot home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. The house includes a beveled glass front door, recently painted interior and exterior, upgraded neutral carpet and light fixtures and smooth ceilings. The living room includes a fireplace. The kitchen has been remodeled with custom tile counters, upgraded wood cabinets and appliances. The family room adjoins the kitchen and has a […]

Oak Park group reevaluating goals



In existence since 1979, the Community Foundation for Oak Park is in the process of reevaluating its goals and is seeking advice from residents. The Community Foundation’s 11-member board also is seeking new participation. “We would like input from new people and have them be part of this process, as opposed to bringing them on midstream or after we finish […]

Home and Garden tour to help school

Distinct design styles spotlighted

Hillcrest Christian School will host the Home and Garden Tour 2008 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 4. Guests will tour four homes in the Westlake Village and North Ranch area, each house decorated in a distinct style. Homes will feature complimentary food samples from Nothing Bundt Cakes, Wolfgang Puck Bistro and Tranquility Tea Room. One homewillhostaboutique.Pro ceeds […]

A new home for lost puppy

Critter Tail

The emaciated puppy sat shivering and whimpering on the sidewalk of a busy a section of town. Traffic roared past, brakes screeched and horns blared. My daughter, Denise, a fourth-grade teacher, was driving to work and saw the helpless animal. She knew that if she didn’t immediately carry the puppy into her car, it would certainly be killed in traffic. […]

Art lovers cut loose at festival



MAKE ‘EM SMILE—Above, Dancers from Retter’s Academy of Dance and Starlet Academy show fancy footwork during the fifth annual Thousand Oaks Arts Festival at the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks last Sunday. Left, Lindero Canyon Middle School eigth-grade students, from left, Katelin Finn, Juliette Goglia, and Ashlee Rollin are entertained by Agoura Hills mime Gary Saxer, second from right.

Equestrian Property



This home has three bedrooms and two baths and is located in a horse community. The house includes distressed wide-plank wood floors, newer carpet, a stonetrimmed pool and a koi pond. Horse facilities include a twostall barn with feed storage, turn-out arena area, tack room and a wash/hitch area. There is RV parking. For more information on this property, call […]

Great pie for a good cause



DELICIOUS—Malibu United Methodist Church will host the 19th annual Malibu Pie Festival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 4 at 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu. The event will include pies, auction, children’s activities, pie judging, and pie eating contest. The Melvin Eddy Blues Band and Steve Cole’s Jazzaster Funkadelics will provide music. Proceeds will benefit the church’s children, […]


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