2012-01-05

Oak Park singers make state honors choir



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Promenade theaters to get luxury makeover



Caruso Affiliated, owner of The Promenade in Thousand Oaks, announced that Cinépolis Luxury Cinemas will be coming to the shopping center in May. The Promenade will be the first location in the Los Angeles area for Cinépolis, which is the fourth largest movie theater operator in the world. An extensive remodel of the Mann Theater—which opened in 1996 and closed […]

Las Virgenes picks new summer school operator




The Las Virgenes Unified School District summer school contract was awarded to a new, for-profit organization launched by a familiar face, Penny Sylvester, a longtime school activist and volunteer with the district. Sylvester’s company, Knowledge Counts, replaces Las Virgenes Educational Foundation (LVEF), a nonprofit organization that has run summer school since 2003. The administrator for the summer program will continue […]

Bird enthusiasts invited to Audubonfield trips



The Conejo Audubon Society offers these bird watching field trips for January. For more information, location address and driving directions, call the leader of the respective event. Sierra Vista/ Satwiwa on Sat., Jan. 7. Meet at Sierra Vista at 8 a.m. in the main parking lot. Leader is Thelma Williams, (805) 492-2796. Beginner’s Bird Walk on Thurs., Jan. 12. Call […]

Steps to save lives of homeless pets

11,000 pets are euthanized each day

Each year in the U.S., 8 million pets end up in shelters, and of these, only half find new homes. Approximately 11,000 pets a day, or 4 million each year, are euthanized, even though most of them are adoptable. Despite these statistics, ending pet homelessness is an achievable goal and everyone can be part of the solution. Here are five […]

New wealth management director at Santa Barbara bank



Leo Hamill has joined the Santa Barbara Bank & Trust as the wealth management director where he will oversee the trust services and investment management groups and the bank’s wholly owned registered investment advisers, Morton Capital Management and R.E. Wacker Associates. Hamill has 15 years of experience with trust administration, investment management, private banking and brokerage.

Wanted: new Calabasas City Council member



Calabasas politics took an interesting twist as 2011 ended and the new year began. City Councilmember Jonathon Wolfson announced his resignation from the five-member panel in mid-December to move to another city. Because a full year remains until the next City Council election in 2013, a replacement will be named. The seat will not be left vacant. The council announced […]

Women’s chorus makes sweet harmony



Women of all ages who enjoy singing are invited to the Agoura Hills Harmony Chorus Open House from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tues., Jan. 10 at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church, One Church Road, Thousand Oaks. The chorus is a chapter of Sweet Adelines Internation- al, an organization of nearly 25,000 women worldwide who sing four-part a cappella harmony, barbershop style. […]

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