2009-01-08

Apartment Community In Camarillo



Villas at the Park, a 58unit apartment community in Camarillo, is available for lease. The 10-building complex is part of the Village at the Park master planned community being constructed by McCook Development. “Villas at the Park emphasizes healthy lifestyles and a ‘live where you play’ philosophy,” said Pierre Tada, principal at Granite Peak Partners, Inc., a real estate investment […]

Street named for Cantina’s Bob McCord



IN MEMORY—El Canon Street in Old Town Calabasas is renamed after the late Bob McCord, longtime owner of the Sagebrush Cantina, in a ceremony Dec. 18 attended by Dennis Washburn, Calabasas City Council member; Carol Washburn, president and CEO of the Calabasas Chamber; Don Genaro, Sagebrush Cantina; Dennis Zine, Los Angeles City Council member; Ray Phillips, president emeritus of the […]

Local Business Briefs



Owners arrive William and Ann Zucker recently took over as new owners of the Sylvan Learning Center in Westlake Village. Sylvan is a provider of live and online tutoring for students of all ages, grades and skill levels. Individual instruction is given in reading, writing, mathematics, study skills and testprep for college entrance and exit exams. Ann Zucker previously managed […]

Your ‘self’ is watching

"Integrity simply means not violating one's own identity." —Erich Fromm

Late one night an old and very wise master teacher took his students into the village and said to them, “I am old and helpless and have no money. Go and follow people who are walking alone along the dark side streets and, when no one will see you, pull them into a dark corner and take their money. Do […]

‘Rashomon’ opens at Hillcrest Center



Gothic Productions ushers in the new year with its production of the drama “Rashomon,” the classic Japanese tale of crime and deceit. Performances will be Jan. 9 through 25 at the Theatre on the Hill/Hillcrest Center for the Arts, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Based on […]

Parcel In Agoura Hills



A nearly half-acre flat parcel in Agoura Hills is surrounded by oaks and mountain views. The parcel is the site of a home that was ruined many years ago, but the concrete driveway and foundation are still intact. The retaining wall is in, and there is a water meter on site. The property has been surveyed and staked. Perk, topo […]

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 […]