2010-07-29

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Gaetano’s back in Old Town



Gaetano’s has returned to Old Town Calabasas. The well-known Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley eatery was on the scene in Old Town from about 1981 until closing in 2002. Several restaurants tried to fill the space at 23536 Calabasas Road but failed. Original owner Gaetano Palmeri is not involved in the new venture, but several of his original employees […]

Grand jury selected



The 2010-2011 Ventura County Grand Jury has been selected. The foreman is Robert Peskay of Moorpark. The members are Frank Allison, Eva Cisneros (Camarillo), Donald Cody, Frank Derengowski (Simi Valley), Donna Gaier, David Gale (Camarillo), David Hanson, Lidia Harrison, Richard Hawley (Thousand Oaks), Kenneth Hess, Ellen Klope, Henry Norton, Linda Nugent, Richard Parker (Simi Valley), Alec Pringle, Jose Saenz Jr., […]

Class to study relationships



Author and teacher Dennis Merritt Jones will present a fourpart class on “Creating Relationships That Work” from 7 to 9 p.m. Mon., Aug. 2, 9, 16 and 23 at the Center for Spiritual Living, 880 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. The classes are based on the book “The Four Agreements.” The program will help participants to enhance intimacy with a significant […]

Goodbye, Mel



I have just read of the death of Mel Adams. The last of the old timers in Agoura is gone. When I was doing research for the possible opening of Union Federal Savings in Agoura in 1973, Mel was one of the enthusiastic backers of this project. I had moved to Westlake in 1967 and believed growth in this area […]

Hultin sets club swim record



Shannyn Hultin, a senior-to-be at Agoura High, put together an outstanding swimming performance at last weekend’s California Nevada Gold Sectionals in Santa Clarita. Hultin, who competes for Conejo Simi Swim Club, earned her first Summer Nationals mark in the women’s 400 IM final where she placed third with a time of 4:56.31, a new club record. Hultin’s time in the […]

Bridal show returns to Hyatt



Carmen Carter, singer from “Dancing with the Stars,” will be featured at the Hyatt Bridal Premiere, a day of wedding exhibits and fashion shows, on Sun., Aug. 8 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. Exhibit hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and fashion shows will be at 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. The first 100 […]

Scouts receive highest honor



Christian AA group to meet



CRP (Christians Practicing Recovery) for Al-Anon and AA-type groups meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday in room F26, Newbury Park First Christian Church, 801 Knollwood Drive, Newbury Park. For more information, call the church at (805) 498-2129.

Blow them away



I agree with outlawing leaf blowers. I don’t think it will happen. Too many people like overly-manicured landscaping. I do believe they can be scheduled for once, possibly twice a week, similar to garbage pick-up. I do remember the sound of brooms and rakes. I, myself use them. Shirley Stratton Agoura Hills


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