2008-11-06

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Verizon gives money to Many Mansions



Many Mansions announced recently its collaboration with Verizon to launch the Think it Through Program, an education program that utilizes resources provided by Thinkfinity.org, an interactive on-line educational program. Many Mansions provides oneonone afterschool tutoring programs for more than 200 limited income children and encourages literacy. The Verizon Foundation recently awarded Many Mansions a $15,000 educational grant to launch Thinkfinity […]

Water district celebrates 50th anniversary



The Las Virgenes Municipal Water District’s 50th anniversary celebration at the Agoura/Calabasas Community Center Oct. 11 provided a nostalgic look at the water distribution business and the role that the commodity will play in the future. Water district administrators and directors presented a video of the district’s history, and unveiled a timeline that shows the history of the region along […]

Oaks Christian’s Molyneux, Liu of AHS advance at golf tourney

Westlake trio comes up short

A pair of local high school student-athletes have advanced to today’s CIF-Southern Section Girls’ Golf Finals at Mountain Meadow Golf Course in Pomona. Oaks Christian junior Remy Molyneux and Agoura High junior Katherine Liu both posted scores of 76 at Monday’s CIF-SS Northern Individual Regional at Soule Park Golf Course in Ojai to move on to the finals. Today’s action […]

Leah Jacob Garrick will speak

Guest to describe Jewish life in Shanghai

The Brandeis National Committee, Conejo Valley Chapter, will present “Shanghai: The Sephardic Journey of Leah Jacob Garrick” at 8 p.m. Mon., Nov. 17 at the Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. Garrick is a fourth generation Shanghai-Lander. Baghdadi Jews began arriving in Shanghai in the 1840s. Prominent Sephardic families provided for Jewish refugees when they came […]

New West Symphony, Ventura Ballet share center stage



New West Symphony has invited Ventura County Ballet Company to perform onstage with New West’s 80piece orchestra in Thousand Oaks. “As a tribute to visual and performing arts in our Masterpiece Series, the New West Symphony will integrate ballet movement with a full 80-piece orchestra and alloriginal choreography by Lorin Johnson under the artistic direction of Colleen O’Callaghan for scenes […]

Julia Otero



Julia Otero won the award for Top Listing Agent from Prudential California Realty’s Camarillo office in June 2008. Otero enjoys her work and her clients, and it shows in every aspect of her business. In a position where she is responsible for facilitating transactions and impacting the lives of those whom she represents, she understands full well the importance of […]

Cancer center gets mystic



Conejo Valley Guild of the Jonsson Cancer Center Foundation will hold a Mystic Day fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Nov. 15 at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The event will include luncheon, entertainment, mystic readers, boutiques, a silent auction, raffle baskets and cash prizes. Cost is $75. Reservations are required and must be […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol Nov. 5 Oct. 29 Oct. 22 Oct. 15 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 59.42 58.88 50.03 47.76 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 60.25 58.51 59.31 58.58 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC .80 .80 .72 .84 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.07 0.08 0.08 0.08 WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 8.65 8.19 9.58 9.91 CALABASAS DIODES, INC DIOD 10.01 8.66 9.27 […]

Agoura’s Hultin in top form during summer swim season



Shannyn Hultin, a sophomore at Agoura High, was a top performer at the Junior Olympics held in Santa Clarita in August. Hultin took first place in both the 200-meter individual medley and the 400-meter individual medley, finished eighth in the 50meter freestyle, 13th in the 100meter butterfly and 14th in the 200-meter butterfly. Following her performances at the Junior Olympics, […]


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