2010-05-20

2010-05-20 E-Edition

Datebook



THURS., MAY 20 Margarita Mix-Off 6 to 8 p.m. at 1378 Janss Road, Conejo Creek Park North, behind the library, Thousand Oaks. Sponsored by Soroptimist International of the Conejo. Vote for best drink among 11 restaurants. Strolling mariachis. $30 advance, $35 at the door, includes drink tasting tickets, appetizers, beer, wine, soft drinks. Proceeds benefit community organizations. RSVP requested. For […]

2009’s most popular baby names listed



There’s a new queen of baby names. Isabella took the crown from last year’s winner, Emma, to claim the top girl baby name of 2009. Jacob continued his run by holding on to the top boy name for the 11th year in a row over a new number two for boys: Ethan. New to the top 10 this year for boys are Jayden […]

A lesson in real estate



So, you think your life is complicated—wait’ll you hear this. In March, the city of Agoura Hills made a bid to buy 71 acres of prime freeway frontage in Los Angeles County just east of the city limits. It was the property on which its former owner, Heschel West, wanted to build a new school. Hurt by the recession, Heschel […]

Boys, girls can learn about all about robotics



The sixth annual robotics camp/workshop will offer four weekly, three-day sessions at Heschel West School in Agoura Hills. The camp meets on Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the weeks starting July 5, July 12, Aug. 2 and Aug. 9. The camp, sponsored by Robotics & Things of Simi Valley, uses programming from California and National Science Standards to create robots, robotic […]

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Oak Park lacrosse squad caps perfect regular season



Sommer Kobashigawa tallied four goals and Robin Estrin added three scores as the Oak Park Eagles girls’ club lacrosse team beat El Segundo, 16-11, Sunday to complete its second consecutive undefeated regular season. Each team competed with only seven girls on the field instead of the customary 11 because of a shortage of El Segundo players. Playing a wide open […]

Don’t get burned when going solar



The Contractors State License Board is urging California homeowners to select a licensed and qualified contractor before signing a contract for a solar energy project. Consumers who want to take advantage of state and federal rebates and tax credits could be preyed upon by unlicensed, unscrupulous or unaware contractors. Unlicensed contractors in several parts of California have been convicted or […]

Rummage sale wants vendors



The Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center will host another Community Rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., June 19 at the center, 27040 Malibu Hills Road, Calabasas. Booth space is available for vendors. Space is limited and booth space is in demand. For reservations, call Jenna at (818) 880-2993 or e-mail jenna@abccc.org.

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