2010-03-25

2010-03-25 E-Edition

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Lights out



We received a notice from Southern California Edison notifying us of the possibility of a power outage between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on March 29. What insensitive clods. March 29 is the first night of the Jewish Passover, for which many families plan to spend much of the day preparing and cooking for that evening’s Seder. Without power, that […]

The sun rises on Easter service

Interfaith group presents non-denominational worship

The 43rd annual Easter sunrise service at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park will take place at 6 a.m. Sun., April 4. The park is at 5600 Lindero Canyon Road in Westlake Village. The non-denominational service is presented by the Valley Interfaith Council. Nearly 1,000 worshipers and ministers from throughout the Conejo Valley are expected to attend the service. Luminaries […]

Actor brings Tinsel Town touch to Agoura retreat



Ruben Lugo at 80 years old still has his young man’s charm. He makes the ladies feel as if they are walking down a red carpet with his smooth “Hello, darlin’.” His crooning can turn an exercise class into a Richard Simmons party. “He gives the retreat a Hollywood smile,” says Agoura Hills Senior Retreat activities director Christine Cortez. Lugo, […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol Mar. 24 Mar. 17 Mar. 10 Mar. 3 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 59.07 57.43 57.78 56.90 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 58.90 58.34 58.48 59.00 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.04 0.02 0.02 0.02 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 27.60 26.86 26.03 24.71 CALABASAS DIODES, INC DIOD 22.86 22.31 21.53 […]

Assistance for those with brain injuries



The nonprofit organization Life After Brain Injury will present a Brain Power Human Services Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., March 27 at California Lutheran University, Alumni Hall, room 113, in Thousand Oaks. Presentations will cover tools for cognitive compensation, caregiver stress management, independent living skills and how movement and exercise can maximize brain performance. At noon, physician […]

Artifacts aren’t for the taking



The foothills and mountains of the Conejo and Las Virgenes valleys offer a wonderful respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Hiking the local hills becomes especially enticing this time of year as the rains have left behind a collection of wildflowers and greenery that is truly breathtaking. But what many don’t realize—or perhaps don’t pay much attention […]

Youngsters learn about fire safety



Honored for excellence



Matthew Marzec of Westlake Village was named national Courtesy Clerk of the Year by Ralphs Grocery Company at an awards party at the Disneyland Hotel on March 6. Marzec, who works at the Ralphs store on Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks, was honored for his high standard of friendliness, courtesy and service. He received a diamond pin and $1,000 […]

Stop smoking for good with hypnosis



Stop Smoking Hypnosis of Ventura helps people stop smoking in a one-hour session and backs it up with a lifetime guarantee. The approach combines neurolinguistic programming with traditional hypnosis, giving clients the edge to quit smoking permanently. Beverly Bryan guarantees her work. If a client starts smoking again after any length of time, they can come back free of charge. […]


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