2009-01-15

Drummer taps into his inner self



Longtime professional musician Robin DiMaggio of Agoura Hills has a new DVD on tap that teaches aspiring musicians how to play the drums. The 37-year-old DiMaggio, who has toured and recorded with such artists as Paul McCartney, Diana Ross, Paul Simon, David Bowie, Mariah Carey, Snoop Dog, Jennifer Lopez and Celine Dion, released “Planet Groove” in English and French. The […]

Mark Brown



Mark Brown was welcomed to Prudential California Realty’s Camarillo office by broker/owner Bob Majorino and senior branch manager Jim Chutuk. Brown has more than 20 years of Ventura County real estate experience. Before affiliating with Prudential California Realty, he was the co-owner and executive vice president of Brown Realtors, which had five residential resale offices and separate divisions for commercial, […]

Agoura Hills City Calendar



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services announces its upcoming events. Unless otherwise noted, all events will be held at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center, 30610 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 597-7361. •An adult improv class will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 26 to March 9. The class provides […]

Calabasas freshmen upend TOHS in tourney



COYOTES MAKING NOISE—The Calabasas High freshman boys’ soccer team defeated Thousand Oaks, 1-0, to win the Los Virgenes District/Conejo Valley Classic Tournament. Calabasas only allowed two goals during the entire event. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Trevor Tonne, Frank Nelson, Wonde Nevens, Stephen Guimarais, Sargon Barkawi, Corey Schwarz and Johnathan Hendershot. Back row: Nick Guimarais, Brian Engel, […]

Art show coming to convention center

Expansion makes it biggest event ever

The 2009 Los Angeles Art Show, now in its 14th year, moves to a new home at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Jan. 21 to 25. The move will nearly double the size of the show and increase the number of galleries and exhibitors to more than 150. The 24th Annual Los Angeles Fine Print Fair will accompany the […]

Jacquelyn Farkas



Real estate professional Jacquelyn Farkas was welcomed to Prudential California Realty’s Thousand Oaks Regional office by broker/owner Bob Majorino and branch manager Nancy Eke. Farkas is a residential specialist and loves working with clients who are looking for a home to buy or who are selling one. Although born on the East Coast, Farkas has been in this area for […]

Race for pancreatic cancer slated



Road2ACure and the Bardwil family will sponsor both a 5K and 10K chip timed race to raise awareness and funds for pancreatic cancer at 9 a.m. Sat., Feb. 14 at the Westlake Village City Hall, 31200 Oak Crest Drive. A free 1K fun run for children under the age of 10 will begin at 10:30 a.m. A post-race event will […]

Acorn showdown: Who was snubbed by the Hall of Fame vote?

Eliav Appelbaum and Stephen Dorman debate the player most deserving of baseball's highest honor

Appelbaum Think of all the pitching careers Tommy John has indirectly saved. If John never recovered from ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction surgery on his pitching elbow, and if he didn’t win even one of those 164 games after that radical procedure, the game of baseball would be very different. Just ask A.J. Burnett if Tommy John surgery saved his career. […]

‘Breaking Up’ debuts at Civic Arts Plaza

Play Review

Making a musical is hard to do. After the success of “Mamma Mia!” in 2000, an increasing number of writers and producers are creating shows around the repertoire of a particular writer or performer. They dash off a thin script, populate it with hit songs, and voilà! You have what is known as a “jukebox musical.” Some of these (“Jersey […]

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home Has An Open Floor Plan



This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is approximately 1,770 square feet and has an open floor plan, beveled glass front door, recently painted interior and exterior, upgraded neutral carpet and light fixtures, and smooth ceilings. The living room has a fireplace and the kitchen has been remodeled with custom tile counters, upgraded wood cabinets and quality appliances. The family room […]