2009-12-10

Gift wrap for charity



Volunteers from the Ventura County Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training will offer holiday gift wrapping in exchange for a optional charitable donation. Booths will be open daily at Simi Valley Town Center and in the Pacific View Mall, Ventura. For information, call (805) 4851781 or send an e-mail to elise.mcconeghy@lls.org.

Holiday cheer at Nordstrom



Two anchor stores at The Oaks mall are reporting opposite holiday sales trends this year: the figures are up at Nordstrom but down at Macy’s. Even though overall sales for the year are down nationwide at both stores, holiday sales thus far at Nordstrom Inc. have increased over last year. “We have a lot of loyal customers,” said Colin Johnson, […]

Volleyball star nets top honor



Sarah Sherman of Westlake Village was named to the AllWestside League First Team for high school girls’ volleyball. The senior netter plays for New Community Jewish High in West Hills. Sherman, who averaged three aces and five kills per game, led her squad to a 7-3 league record and into the playoffs this season.

Cheetahs up and running



ATHLETES— The Cheetahs Youth Track Club will have signups for the spring season on Sun., Dec. 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. in front of Ralphs in The Commons in Calabasas. Boys and girls ages 5 to 15 can join. Practices begin Sat., Feb. 28 at Calabasas High School and will be on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Registration fee is […]

Brag about your bag



Light and disposable and relatively cheap, they used to be a convenience. But plastic shopping bags now carry a bad rap. They litter the neighborhoods and clog storm drains and sewers. In a word, plastic bags are a mess and it’s time retailers and consumers toss them aside. The more than 380 billion single-use, carry-out plastic shopping bags that Americans […]

At The Library



Agoura Hills Library, a branch of the County of Los Angeles Public Library, will offer these events this month. All programs are free and will be in the library, 29901 Ladyface Court, Agoura Hills. For more information, call (818) 8892278. •A holiday tea party for children will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. The party will have tea, cookies […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol Dec. 9 Dec. 2 Nov. 24 Nov. 18 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 56.08 57.50 56.80 56.14 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 55.91 55.95 55.24 55.68 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.03 0.02 0.03 0.02 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 19.56 19.26 18.84 19.72 CALABASAS DIODES, INC DIOD 19.69 19.22 18.08 […]

Clausen’s thrown his last pass for Notre Dame



Oaks Christian graduate Jimmy Clausen has opted to forgo his senior season at Notre Dame and enter the NFL Draft. The star quarterback announced his decision early this week after meeting with former Fighting Irish coach Charlie Weis. “After the season, in talking to my parents and obviously Coach Weis, I just feel it’s the right time,” said Clausen during […]

Sign up for track



United Track Club will host its annual registration day from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., Dec. 12 in front of Vons on Agoura Road, Westlake Village. Registration is $155 for the first child and includes a club uniform, T-shirt, track bag and end-of-season photo trophy and yearbook. Siblings are $145. All returning track athletes receive first opportunity to registers. If […]

Political Cartoon




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