Keith Kramer

Keith Kramer passed away September 5th, 2009 at the age of 52. He is survived by his wife Shelley, children Daniel and Jessica, parents Harvey and Marilyn, brother Jeff (Liz), sister Andrea Jill Nieto (Xavier), 3 nephews, and niece and numerous cousins. 38A19I

Residents get a taste of the new Westlake farmers market

Malibu theater presents ‘Proof’

The Malibu Stage Repertory will present David Auburn’s drama “Proof” through Sun., Oct. 4 at the Malibu Stage Company, 29243 Pacific Coast Hwy. The show won the Tony Award for best play and the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 2001. The play tells the story of a young woman caring for her brilliant father who is mentally declining. Questions arise when her father’s former […]

Woman rallies support to save neglected, abandoned horses

Motivated by the death of a neighbor’s neglected horse, Moorpark resident April Horowitz founded the nonprofit Heart of a Horse in 2008. The organization facilitates the rescue of ill-treated equines and educates owners on proper care and training practices. “Horses are beautiful animals with big hearts,” Horowitz said. “They give so much of themselves, going against their natural instincts to […]


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Missed the point

As one of the dozens of volunteers that worked at the Vietnam Wall over the Labor Day weekend, I would like to respond to Mr. Bill Hynes’ complaint about the way the wall was honored on the last day. I think Mr. Hynes missed the whole point of the wall. The wall is about the 58,261 names etched on the […]

Homebuyers’ stimulus jump-starts Conejo Valley real estate

New owners applaud $8,000 rebate program

The deadline for first-time homebuyers to take advantage of an $8,000 tax credit is Nov. 30. The credit is offered through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The tax credit applies to first-time homebuyers. The credit of up to $8,000 is available to homebuyers who have never owned a home or have not owned one in the past […]

“The Informant!”

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Joel McHale, Melanie Lynskey MPAA rating: PG-13 (for adult language) Running time: 1 hour, 48 minutes Best suited for: those aware the story is based on actual facts Least suited for: those looking for another posh “Ocean’s Eleven” Steven Soderbergh’s mind must be a strange and wondrous place. The guy’s obviously […]

Sweden calling

Chamber Fall Business Expo, Trade Show

THURS., SEPT. 24 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Sponsored by Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Chamber of Commerce. Showcase of local vendors, businesses. Restaurants offer food samples. Raffle prizes. Free to public. Phone: 805.370.0035 Contact: Chamber Web: www .towlvchamber.org Time: 4:30 p.m. Date: 9/24/2009 THURS., SEPT. 24 Thousand Oaks Personal Computer Club Meets […]