2009-05-28

New choral ensemble to perform



The new Choral Palette Vocal Ensemble will presenting its inaugural concert at 8 p.m. Sat., May 30 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 32111 Watergate Road, Westlake Village, and 3 p.m. Sun., June 7 at the United Methodist Church, 291 Anacapa Drive, Camarillo. The ensemble, comprising 12 professional singers, will perform a concert of sacred and secular music by composers from a […]

Zane Widdes and Syd Leibovitch



Customer service, client satisfaction and results are the arsenal Zane Widdes uses to maintain his position as his client’s Realtor of choice. Widdes was honored last month at the 2008 President’s Awards Dinner, which recognized the top 1 percent of all agents. Pictured above, Syd Leibovitch, president of Rodeo Realty, presents Widdes with his award. `Widdes has more than 20 […]

Receive help in getting quick restraining order



Residents can receive assistance in obtaining domestic violence restraining orders at the district attorney’s East County office in the Ventura East County Courthouse, Ste. 2880, 2855-F Alamo St., Simi Valley. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Anyone seeking restraining order help should first call the office at (805) 306-7926. The East County office also provides assistance with […]

Author Ray Bradbury shares his love of life with local community



Sitting in his wheelchair at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, world famous author Ray Bradbury looked every bit of his 88 years with shoulders hunched, chin on his chest and his white shirt stained. But as he began to speak recently to an audience there, he turned feisty and vigorous, his voice as strong as a young man’s, filled with […]

Transformers take top prize



Chabad marks 30 years



Chabad of the Conejo will celebrate its 30th anniversary at its annual gala banquet, 5:30 p.m. Wed., June 10 at the Warner Center Marriott Hotel, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills. The theme is “Gateway to the Future.” The gala will be followed by a concert featuring Broadway singer Jordan Bennett and comedian Mark Schiff. Chabad will pay tribute to three […]

Master Chorale auditions now open



Los Robles Master Chorale will audition new singers interested in joining the group for the 2009-2010 season. Auditions, by appointment, will take place on Tuesday evening June 9, Wednesday evening June 10, and Saturday afternoon June 13. Openings are available in all sections, with tenors, basses and second altos particularly encouraged to audition. Prospective singers should be experienced in choral […]

Totally Remodeled



This totally remodeled three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms Agoura Hills town house has an open floor plan and is approximately 2,409 square feet. It has been upgraded with a custom wroughtiron staircase, stonelike tile floors throughout the first floor and wood laminate flooring throughout the second floor. The living room has a fireplace and two-story ceiling. The remodeled kitchen has granite […]

Agoura bus shelters nixed



Even though plans for seven new bus shelters in Agoura Hills were scaled down in a move to save money, the City Council has decided to nix the shelters altogether and spend funds instead on other local transportation programs. The bus shelters were estimated to cost $450,000, but when council members balked, Westlake contractor L. Newman Design Group went back […]

Agoura High School teacher donates Bradbury books in memory of student



STEPHANIE BERTHOLDO/Acorn Newspapers ALWAYS REMEMBERED—Nan Cano, an English teacher at Agoura High School, donates first edition Ray Bradbury books to the Agoura Hills Library in honor of Brett Ingram, a student of hers who died of lymphoma in 1989. During his illness, Ingram forged a friendship with Bradbury. A collection of first edition Ray Bradbury books is on permanent display […]


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