2013-03-07 E-Edition

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Agoura Hills A thief stole four alloy wheels and tires valued at $2,500 from a parking structure on Oak Creek Lane Feb. 25. A burglar took a handbag containing $60 in cash from a car parked in the 5800 block of Chesebro Road Feb. 24. The culprit caused $500 in damage to get into the vehicle. Someone stole a purse […]

New patio place in Agoura

Pacific Patio Furniture, a retailer of luxury outdoor lifestyle furnishings, opened its doors on Feb. 1 at the Agoura Design Center on Canwood Street in Agoura Hills. “The center fits well with our luxury casual lifestyle theme. The center’s visibility from the 101 Freeway has helped our customers find us easily,” said David Marks, the store’s general manager. Its location […]

A magical day for families affected by cancer

Annual program honors Daniel Jacoby, former board member of Cancer Support Community

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara invites adults and children with cancer, cancer survivors and their families to the ninth annual Daniel’s Day of Magic with a magic show and snacks from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., March 10 at 530 Hampshire Road, Westlake Village. Dorian, a 30-year veteran magician and member of the Magic Castle, will provide the entertainment. […]

Day school educator receives award

Ilan Ramon Day School in Agoura Hills recently announced that Lia Mizrahi, a kindergarten teacher and a parent of two students at the Jewish school, is one of the recipients of the Lainer Distinguished Early Childhood Educator Award for 2013. The award will be presented Mon., March 11 at the annual Builders of Jewish Education Bebe Feuerstein Simon Early Childhood […]

Fire dept. gets breathing masks for pets

An estimated 40,000 U.S. pets die in fires each year, many from asphyxiation. But a donation of pet oxygen masks to Ventura County fire departments will improve the chances of survival for dogs and cats that are caught in fires. The masks were donated by the Emma Zen Foundation. The Anaheim-based nonprofit, which promotes pet safety, gave 98 oxygen mask […]

Eye On Local Area Stocks

New chief of staff at hospital

Ramesh Vaidya Nathan, MD, recently became the 25th physician to serve as Chief of Staff in the 45-year history of Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks. His election by the medical staff of the hospital makes him the youngest physician chosen to lead the 700-member medical staff. A magna cum laude graduate of the seven-year Bachelor of […]

Online auction to benefit Chaparral

Chaparral Elementary School will host its sixth annual online auction March 16 through 25 at www.biddingforgood.com/ chaparralauction. A wide range of items will be available including entertainment experiences, sports tickets and luxury travel. Some of this year’s auction items are: Travel packages to Ritz Carlton Kapalua Maui, Waldorf Astoria Park City and the Capella Resort Cabo San Lucas; an exclusive […]

Blumenfield’s double duty

State Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield (D-Van Nuys) beat neighborhood council activist Joyce Pearson and four other contenders in Tuesday’s Los Angeles City Council District 3 race to represent the West San Fernando Valley. He won 52 percent of the March 5 vote. But last November Blumenfi eld also won the newly configured California 45th Assembly District, which includes Calabasas. Opponents have […]