2010-06-24 E-Edition

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THURS., JUNE 24 Agoura Newcomers Club Spring tea at 5945 Wheelhouse Lane, Agoura Hills. RSVP requested. Phone: 818.889.7150 Time: 11:00 a.m. Date: 6/24/2010 Chamber Of Commerce Reception 5 to 8 p.m. at Volvo of Calabasas, 24400 Calabasas Road. Reception for International Theater Festival of Calabasas sponsored by Agoura/ Oak Park/Conejo Valley Chamber. Special guest actress and director Linda Purl. Free. […]

Buxbaum analyst

Veteran financial analyst Lisa J. Ketrick has joined Buxbaum Jewelry Advisors as a senior associate responsible for facilitating the financial and administrative management of the firm’s sales events and appraisal projects. Ketrick comes to the Agoura Hills-based Buxbaum Jewelry Advisors with more than 16 years of experience in equity and company analysis within various industries, including positions as an associate […]

Local beer wins gold medal in contest

Ladyface Ale Companie of Agoura Hills has won a gold and a bronze medal at the 2010 Los Angeles International Beer Competition that took place recently at the Fairplex in Pomona. In blind tastings, the young microbrewery from the Conejo Valley brought home medals in its first year of operation. “We’re now brewing a number of new ales and can’t […]

Home Sweet Beehive

Q: In the large oak tree in my backyard there’s a hole about 6 inches in diameter where a branch was cut off many years ago. The hole is about 15 feet up the tree, and a lot of bees go in and out of it every day. Does that mean there’s a beehive inside the tree and, if so, […]

A tasty time with food and wine

Ban on plastic bags carries new weight

California state legislators have taken the first step toward banning the distribution of plastic bags, an idea already implemented by several cities in the state and currently under consideration in Calabasas. The Calabasas City Council tabled its ban on plastic bags to wait for a county report due out this year. In a 41-27 vote, the Assembly approved a bill […]

Scouts earn highest honor

Girl Scout Gold Award

Two local residents were among the 231 Girl Scouts from greater Los Angeles to earn the Girl Scout Gold Award, the organization’s highest honor. Marianne Gunn from Agoura Hills and Allison Hirshfield from Calabasas joined the others in contributing a total of 15,000 volunteer hours to earn the award. Marianne and Allison were presented their Gold Award pins at the […]

Boy Scout Eagle rank

After 12 years of scouting, Richard Avery, 18, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. The Agoura High School senior has earned 22 merit badges, hiked over 300 miles, camped over 150 nights and been on three High Adventure Treks in New Mexico. For his Eagle Scout project, Richard restored a movie set barn in Paramont Ranch under the direction […]

Two performances will showcase dancers

Agoura Hills Dance and Performing Arts Center will present two showcases at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The Agoura Hills Youth Ballet Theatre department will dance the eighth annual original ballet “Alice In Wonderland” at 2 and 7 p.m. Sun., June 27. Agoura Hills Dance will perform tap, jazz, hip-hop and lyrical in the […]