City clerk gains recognition

Agoura Hills City Clerk Kimberly Rodrigues garnered international recognition recently by being one of the first employees to complete “Master Municipal Clerk” certification from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. The Agoura Hills City Council recently honored Rodrigues for attaining the high standards. She was presented with an award by Lisa Pope, Malibu city clerk and first vice president of […]

Sumac scientists show their stuff

Surviving the economic crisis

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) will lead a panel discussion at the Thousand OaksWestlake Village Regional Chamber of Commerce networking breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. tomorrow, May 1, at the Los Robles Greens Banquet Center, 299 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m., and an early bird drawing takes place at 7 a.m. The theme […]

Young readers going to the dogs

Readers in grades K-3 may read to a therapy dog trained through Paws 4 Healing from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sat., May 2 at the Calabasas Library, 200 Civic Center Way. For information, call Jill Nevins at (818) 225-7616.

Men’s chorus to perform

The San Fernando Valley male chorus will perform its spring concert, “This Land Is Your Land,” at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., May 14 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 23838 Kittridge St., West Hills. Tickets are $18. For more information or tickets, call Ralph Mauriello at (805) 529-7580 or e-mail mauriello1 @juno.com or visit www .sfvmchorus.org.

Julio Gomez

Julio Gomez won the award for Top Listing agent from Prudential California Realty’s Oxnard/Channel Islands office for January 2009. At the company’s annual awards banquet, Gomez earned one of Prudential’s highest national honors, Chairman’s Circle Gold. This places him in the top percentile of Prudential agents nationwide. He is also in Prudential California Realty’s elite Gibraltar Circle, high on the […]

Customers can’t get through to Verizon

Some of Verizon’s Oak Park customers say they are less than satisfied with their cellphone service and are complaining about the company’s lack of response to the poor coverage in the eastern Ventura County community. Ray Stein said his Verizon service suddenly weakened about five months ago. “It has become impossible to use a cellphone or Blackberry inside my home, […]

Lions Club honors student for ‘Gift of Sight’ project

Oak Park High School junior BreeLayne Ring was awarded a certificate of merit from the governor of the Lions Club, William Dunlevy, for her annual “Gift of Sight” project. This year BreeLayne collected more than 2,000 glasses throughout the local communities. These glasses will be donated to adults and children living in third world countries to improve their quality of […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Fri., May 1: Spring Fest Grad Night garage sale large items drop off/4 p.m. “West Side Story”/7 p.m. Sat., May 2: SAT testing Grad Nite garage sale/7 a.m. “West Side Story”/2, 7 p.m. Mon., May 4: Spirit team meeting/7 p.m. Tues., May 5: National Teachers Day Calabasas Coyotes Fri., May 1: Senior survey/ scholarship applications deadlines Lip sync/7 […]

Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills Someone stole a $1,500 guitar and other accessories valued at $800 from a car parked at the corner of Agoura and Cornell roads March 26. Calabasas A thief stole six bottles of wine valued at $70 from a business in the 4750 block of Commons Way April 18. Westlake Village A burglar stole two laptops, a purse, an […]