2011-02-10 E-Edition

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M. Fredric closing its Calabasas stores

M. Fredric, the boutique clothing stores for men, women and children at The Commons shopping center in Calabasas, will shut its doors Feb. 28. The stores opened at the same time as The Commons in 1998. Owner Fred Levine said in March he plans to return a men’s store to the M. Fredric at The Promenade shopping center in Thousand […]

Athletic director Larry Edwards to retire

As football coach and athletic director at Calabasas High School for 31 years, Larry Edwards has more than a few stories to tell— poignant, funny recollections about students, games and fellow coaches. Fans and critics agree that his impact on the school’s athletic history was profound. Edwards, the 56-year-old dean of Calabasas athletics, announced he will retire at the end […]

Plastic bags sacked in Calabasas

Only paper and reusable will be allowed

As of July, shoppers in Calabasas will no longer be offered plastic bags and those who don’t bring their own reusable sacks will have to go without or buy paper bags at a cost of 10 cents each. City officials voted unanimously last week to ban the use of disposable plastic bags at grocery stores and other retail shops. The […]

High end car dealership in Calabasas

The Calabasas City Council has approved a new car dealership that will include a cafe and shops at 24439 Calabasas Road next to the 101 Freeway. Michael Malamut, a vintage car collector, will build a 23,700- square-foot Tuscan-style car complex on a 1-acre site currently used as a vehicle storage lot for Bob Smith BMW dealership. Malamut’s business will have […]

Yaroslavsky to speak on the state budget

Ventura County Supervisor Linda Parks will host the eighth in the quarterly dinner series at 7 p.m. Wed., Feb. 16 at Cigale Café, 704 Lindero Canyon Road, Oak Park. Los Angeles Conty Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky will lead a discussion about the impact of the state budget on local government and potential pitfalls. The cost is $35 in advance. The event […]

Vintage country is the style

Jennifer Maxcy has opened her own shop called Hoot N’ Anny Home in the Westlake Design Center, 31149 Via Colinas, Ste. 610, Westlake Village. Maxcy previously rented a booth in an antique shop in Simi Valley called Aubergine Emporium. Hoot N’ Anny Home sells furnishings, accessories and gifts in rustic, bungalow, vintage, farmhouse, contemporary and cottage styles. “I love to […]