2010-05-13

2010-05-13 E-Edition

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THURS., MAY 13 Calabasas Chamber Networking Breakfast 7:15 to 8:45 a.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 24150 Park Sorrento, Calabasas. Topic: “How or if you use social media for your business.” $15 members, $18 first-time guests. Noshows charged. RSVP requested. Phone: 818.222.5680 Contact: Chamber of Commerce Time: 7:15 a.m. Date: 5/13/2010 Merry Hall Tree Thrift Store Grand Reopening 10 a.m. to […]

Cinco de Valley



Chamber to present Spirit of Community awards



The Greater Conejo Valley Community Foundation (formerly the Thousand Oaks-Westlake Village Community Foundation) will honor individuals and organizations that have made a positive impact on the communities of Thousand Oaks, Westlake Village and Agoura Hills at the eighth annual Spirit of Community Awards from 7 to 9 p.m. Fri., June 4 at the Renaissance Agoura Hills Hotel, 30100 Agoura Road, […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol May 12 May 5 Apr. 28 Apr. 21 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 56.60 56.60 58.15 60.33 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 44.88 45.65 58.90 57.97 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04 CALABASAS CAMINOSOFT CORP. CMSF 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 WESTLAKE VILLAGE CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 27.95 26.77 29.03 28.12 CALABASAS DIODES, INC DIOD 21.30 20.92 23.83 […]

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Tips given on emergency preparedness



Furloughs will affect childcare



Las Virgenes Unified School District announced options for working parents who need child care May 24 through 27. The four extra days off of school this year are furlough days, or unpaid days off, which were agreed on by the district and the teachers union, the Las Virgenes Educators Association, in response to what Superintendent Donald Zimring called “unprecedented budget […]

Teen tells Holocaust survivor’s story



Although they live only a couple of miles from one another, an Oak Park teen and an Agoura Hills octogenarian probably would not have met if not for the California Holocaust Memorial Project. Devyn Gortner, a sophomore at Viewpoint School in Calabasas, recently interviewed Holocaust survivor Lou Schotland about his wartime experiences. Schotland is an 88-year-old resident of Agoura Hills […]

Man named Park Service’s top volunteer



Tony Valois, a volunteer at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, won the national George B. Hartzog Jr. award for Outstanding Volunteer Service by an Individual, presented by the National Park Service. He received the award last Saturday at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area volunteer picnic at Peter Strauss Ranch in Agoura Hills. Valois will travel to […]