2009-01-08

Agoura offers Christmas tree disposal



Agoura Hills sesidents have until Jan. 16 to take advantage of a Christmas tree recycling program, city officials said. The annual tree recycling, which is sponsored by the Los Angeles County Sanitation District, is free for all residents of the city. To take advantage of the collection program, residents are asked to place their trees in the designated green waste […]

Early childhood condition makes speaking difficult



Selective mutism, an early childhood condition which causes those who have it to be unable to speak in certain situations, is as confusing as it is misunderstood, according to mental health experts. The disorder will be the focus of the next lunchtime meeting of the Conejo Valley Mental Health Professionals Association, which will take place at noon tomorrow, Jan. 9. […]

10 questions with Agoura’s Brittany Oster



Junior Brittany Oster has been a dominant force for the upstart Agoura High girls’ basketball squad this season. A three-year starter for the Chargers, Oster, who plays both guard and forward, entered the week as Agoura’s leading rebounder (10.4 per game) and was second on the team in points (16.3), assists (3.2) and blocks (1.4) per contest. Prior to Monday’s […]

Learn about basket weaving



The Leonis Adobe Museum will host the first speaker of its 2009 Lecture Series from 1 to 3 p.m. Sat., Jan. 24 at the Leonis Adobe Museum Adobe House, 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas. Guest speaker Justin Farmer is an Ipai Northern Diegueno Indian, author, basket expert and authority on California Indian artifacts. He will discuss American basket weaving. Admission is […]

Toys For Tots



Dilbeck Realtors agents add to the toys collected for the U. S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program. Realtors support this program every year. Participants included Jeanne Harrison, Helen Borland, Judi Irwin, Jeanne Archer, Howard Schuster, Kim Hong, May Danieli and Deon Edwards.

School recycles e-waste



Oak Park High School will host an electronic waste recycling day from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sat., Jan 10. Items that can be delivered for recycling include computers, laptops, television monitors, stereo components and printers. Home pick up service for large TVs or other heavy items will be available. The high school receives a donation for every computer […]

Learn how to survive breast cancer



Dr. Mai Brooks, a breast health specialist who’s on the staff at Los Robles Medical Center, will discuss how to prevent and survive breast cancer at a free seminar from 9 to 10 a.m., Thurs., Jan. 15 near the Macy’s women’s store in The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks. For reservations call (805) 370-4092. Morning refreshments will be served. Every […]

Pet of the Week



SWEET MUG— Smudge, 8, a male dalmatian, was surrendered by his owner. Smudge can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take Smudge home, ask for ID No. A1726051. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http:// animalcare.lacounty.gov/

Richard E. Dolliver



Richard passed away unexpectedly on December 19, 2008 in Agoura Hills, CA. He was born on October 19, 1942 in Glendale, CA and will be dearly missed and loved by all that knew him. He is survived and remembered by his wife of 38 years, Holly; his sister Carol and her children and their families; his sons Gregory and Gary […]

Beautiful Oak Park Pool Home



This home has five bedrooms, three and a half bathrooms, pool and spa. One bedroom and bath are downstairs. The home is on a fabulous lot at the end of a cul de sac and backs to open space with mountain views, and has a large covered patio. The kitchen features a Wolf range, Subzero fridge, granite counters, cherry counters […]


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