2008-11-13

Resident places in photo contest



Larry Brambles of Agoura Hills won third place in the 10th annual Amateur Coastal Photography Contest sponsored by the California Costal Commission. The photo depictes the Port Hueneme Pier with the full moon setting in the background at 4:30 a.m. Brambles’ picture and all the winning photos are on display at www.coast4u.org. The statewide contest encourages amateurs to take pictures […]

Agoura High club to remember Sudan victims



Agoura High School’s End World Wide Genocide Club will host a candlelighting ceremony from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tues., Nov. 18 in the school’s main quad, 38545 Driver Ave. The service will be in memory of those who have died in the civil wars in Sudan for the last 20 years. Those in attendance may purchase candles for $1 and […]

Volleyball action heats up



This season, the girls’ volleyball teams at Thousand Oaks, La Reina and Viewpoint went undefeated in their respective leagues. It’s great, and it deserves a big pat on the back, but it also doesn’t mean much now. Regular-season records we’re thrown out the window as the CIF-Southern Section girls’ volleyball playoffs began this week. In the Division I-AA bracket, Thousand […]

Music therapy at The Canyon



ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RECOVERY—Lead guitarist Greg Pineda, left, rocks with his bandmates of 40 years, the Aluminum Marshmallow, at the Gig 4 Greg fundraiser on Nov. 4 at The Canyon in Agoura Hills. The event raised more than $20,000 to help Pineda of Newbury Park pay for his cancer chemotherapy treatments which are not covered in his health insurance. The […]

Prudential Real Estate Praised By J.D. Power



Prudential Real Estate ranked “Highest in satisfaction for home sellers among national full-service real estate firms,” in J.D. Power and Associates’ 2008 Home Buyer/Seller Study. The study measures customer satisfaction of home sellers with major national real estate companies. Overall satisfaction is determined by examining four primary factors involved in the home selling experience: agent, marketing, office and services. Among […]

Platt Library hosts lectures in November



The Friends of the Platt Library has announced its upcoming events. Unless otherwise noted, all events will be held at the library, 23600 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills. For more information, call (818) 340-9386 or visit www.plattlibrary.org/events. •LA Opera Talk’s “Wagner’s Women and Freud” will be held at 6:45 p.m. Tues., Nov. 18. Wagner’s representation of women, Freudian psychology and Freud’s […]

Driving force



FUNDRAISER—A.E. Wright Middle School eighth-grade student body president Alex Olivares helped to lead fellow students in a recently completed magazine drive. A.E. Wright kids raised more than $86,000 by selling magazine subscriptions in hopes of winning prizes such as a “grab for cash,” tickets to a break dance show, and a limo ride to lunch at Universal City Walk.

Pet of the Week



SAD EYES—Molly, 7, a female domestic medium hair white and black cat, was surrendered by her owner. Molly can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Molly home, ask for ID No. A3899123. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http://animalcare.lacounty.gov/.

He offered a helping hand



Special thanks to Eric on Memory Lane. It was admirable that this young man, 22, university student, took the time and trouble to back up his car to pick up my dad, bleeding, who fell on Halloween night. He was a bloody mess. Thanks to Los Robles for taking care of the bruises, black eyes, etc. Thanks to Eric—We’re appreciative. […]

East Coast Sophistication Meets West Coast Elegance



East Coast sophistication meets West Coast elegance. Nestled into the heart of Westlake Village, among the mansions of Country Club Estates, sits a country home, upon entering the private drive and perched on a private 5.14acre site with privacy and a Southern exposure. The house is master craftmanship with attention to detail with all the custom amenities imaginable, such as […]


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