2009-01-08

Local musician, businessman is remembered



Greg Pineda, a Newbury Park resident who battled pancreatic cancer during the past several months, died on Sat., Jan. 3. Pineda, 54, was an accomplished businessman, guitarist and songwriter whose generosity touched hearts in the Conejo Valley and beyond. Musicians from well-known rock bands gathered at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills in November to host a benefit concert that […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol Jan. 7 Dec. 30 Dec. 23 Dec. 17 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 58.20 57.59 57.37 58.42 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 53.84 52.73 52.71 52.43 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.36 0.31 0.32 0.44 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.01 0.01 0.03 0.05 WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 10.27 9.49 9.23 8.33 CALABASAS DIODES, INC DIOD 7.40 5.67 6.22 […]

Friendship Circle to host lectures for parents



A series of free lectures for parents of children with special needs will be presented by the Conejo Valley Friendship Circle beginning Tues., Jan. 13. Registration is required for each lecture by calling (818) 865-2233. •Kerri Bowers will speak at 8 p.m. Tues., Jan. 13 at 26956 Helmond Drive, Calabasas. Bowers will share “power tools” from her workbook “Mapping Transitions […]

Both sides are at fault in Israeli-Hamas conflict



When will the U.S. and Israel understand that in order to bring peace to this part of the world, a military attack/massacre is not what is needed. The initial excuse to attack Gaza, according to Israel, is that Gaza has been firing rockets at the population of Israel for the last few years. Why are these rockets being fired at […]

Located At the End Of A Cul-de-sac



This home is at the end of a cul de sac in Thousand Oaks and backs to open space. It has 4 bedrooms plus an office with French doors, 3 full bathrooms, a downstairs bedroom, formal living room with vaulted ceilings, kitchen that opens to the family room, laundry room, formal dining room and breakfast room and a 3 car […]

Course helps mature drivers renew licenses



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services Senior Recreation Program will offer a Mature Drivers Renewal Course from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Tues., Jan. 27 at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. The class is for seniors age 55 and older who have taken the eight-hour Mature Drivers course within the past […]

The Bard on display in Agoura



HISTORY EXEMPLIFIED—After weeks of hard work, Lindero Canyon Middle School eighthgrade students Tessa Neftin, 14, left, and Katelin Finn, 13, display their William Shakespeare project during the school’s annual History Day fair that was held last month.

Music programs to begin for special needs kids



The Conejo Valley Friendship Circle will start a new program, “Making Music,” for children with special needs. The class meets from 5 to 6 p.m. Mon., Jan 12, Feb. 9 and March 9 at 2524 Townsgate Road, Ste., H, Westlake Village. Each child will be given a percussion instrument and the group will form a drum circle and play together. […]

Oak Park family seeks help from the community



Recently an Oak Park resident, Michael Abergel, was killed in a fatal car accident. He is survived by his wife and four children: two young girls ages 5 and 6, and two teenage sons ages 16 and 18. To add to the already tragic nature of this incident, the family is in a dire financial situation. This fact, coupled with […]

Dilbeck Volunteers Time Building Rose Parade Float



Jeanne Harrison, a sales partner with Dilbeck Estate’s Westlake Village office, gets more paste to continue her work on the National Association of Realtors’ float being built by Fiesta Floats. Harrison, along with more than 50 Dilbeck families and friends, donated time and energy to work on NAR’s first entry in the Rose Parade. The PasadenaFoothills Association of Realtors supplied […]


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