2009-06-04

Bay Laurel hosts teacher appreciation week



Service stars



Paver Company Open Locally



After 20 years of service in Southern California, JFK Company, a Ventura County-based contractor specializing in interlocking paver installations, has recently opened a 10,000square-foot showroom at 28378 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. The company will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., June 6. The event will feature experts in interlocking paving, outdoor lighting, barbecues, and green […]

Squirrel of the Month



LOOKING FOR LUNCH—Nuts, the squirrel, as he is affectionately named, peeks out from an owl house above the Oak Park Community Garden in search of his next feast on a lazy Sunday afternoon in Oak Park.

Flaunting the law



On July 1, 2008, the highly publicized California wireless communications device law went into effect. But you wouldn’t know it driving around Oak Park, Agoura and Westlake. The law says you can’t talk on the phone while driving unless you use a hands-free device. Yet there are moms driving their kids to school, high schoolage students and business people, all […]

Six Questions That Can Help You Gain Insight On A Prospective Home



Unlike an automobile, you can’t test drive a home before you purchase it. You have to base your decision on other factors, such as layout, condition and much more. And, of course, the seller is obligated to disclose the property’s condition that may alert you to issues such as previous mold, defective water heater or leaky roof. Yet that still […]

CTV dials in a winner



CTV (the Calabasas Channel), the government access channel for the city of Calabasas, won six awards during the annual conference for the States of California and Nevada Chapter of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors in Santa Monica in May. The STAR Awards recognize excellence in government programming from cities throughout California and Nevada. CTV won first-place for […]

Takin’ it to the hoop



Robotics & Things Has Designs on Agoura



Robotics & Things of Simi Valley has scheduled its fifth annual Robotics camp and workshop in Agoura Hills with the same programming in either of two sessions during July and August. The first session is July 13 through 17, and the second session is Aug. 10 through 14. Both sessions are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 […]

Close encounters of a poisonous kind



Gary and Kathy Young of Calabasas were surprised when, after 22 years of living in Calabasas, they had their first encounter with a rattlesnake. On Sat., May 16, the Young’s dog Brady was bitten by a rattler that was hiding in a bougainvilla vine about three feet off the ground.The rattler was 18 inches long and about 2 or 3 […]


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