2012-02-02

2012-02-02 E-Edition

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Jail for father-son scam team



A Sherman Oaks man and his Calabasas son each received more than 12 years in federal prison for running a scheme that defrauded more than 1,000 victims out of more than $39 million with promises of large returns in companies—including one that supposedly sold caffeinated breath mints. Besides prison for 63-year-old Richard Cohen and his 36-yearold son, Daniel Cohen, U. […]

Super Bowl Sunday a kick for the local economy




For Gemma Farah, the Super Bowl is not just a televised sporting event, it’s a fullblown party. Each year, about 70 to 80 friends and family members from all over the country gather at Farah’s Westlake Village home to watch the big game. “They eat, they drink, and they make bets,” Farah said. “We have televisions going throughout the whole […]

Learn about foster parenting



The Human Services Agency of Ventura County will host a foster parenting informational meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tues., Feb. 28 at 855 Partridge Drive, Ventura. There are more than 600 children in Ventura County that need foster homes. For more information, call (805) 654-3456 or go to www.vchsa.org/foster.

Tips on raising teens, preteens



Rabbi Paul Kipnes will present free program, “Ten Tips for Raising Decent Jewish Teens and Pre-teens,” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wed., Feb. 8 at Congregation Or Ami, 26115 Mureau Road, Ste. B, Calabasas. The interactive presentation will show parents how to effectively communicate with their children about sex, drugs and love. The program is appropriate for parents or grandparents […]

Real So Cal Silver snags Winter Cup



Family, friends and football



It’s Thursday, then Friday—just a couple of days before the big game. Where you plan to watch the super match-up and with whom is just as important as the game itself, is it not? If you don’t care about every first down and every field goal (most viewers don’t know who the starting right guard is for either team), you’ve […]

Yacht club hosts open house events on Fridays



The Westlake Yacht Club will open its doors for non-members to visit on the second Friday of the month at 6 p.m. starting Feb. 10 through June 8. Boat rides on an electric boat will be available on a first come, first served basis. The clubhouse is at the Landing on the Lake, 32123 Lindero Canyon Road. WYC membership is […]

Supporting needy pets



Musical comedy program is just for laughs



Valley Outreach Synagogue will celebrate its 25-year anniversary with “Jewish Home Companion II,” a music, comedy, dance and radio theater program at 2 p.m. Sun., Feb. 12 at The Canyon club, 28912 Roadside Drive, Agoura Hills. Doors will open for lunch at noon. The cost of food is not included in the ticket price. The live performance will feature Ron […]


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