Common name, uncommon bond

Young girl battling illness inspires T.O. preteen to pitch in and help

Zoe Ballen, 12, and Zoe Feldman, 3, share more than a first name. In the short time they’ve been acquainted, the young girls have forged a sister-like bond that brings tears to their parents’ eyes. “From the moment they met, they were instant friends,” said Ron Ballen, father of 12-year-old Zoe. “We call them Big Zoe and Little Zoe . […]

All aboard for Railfest and vintage trains

The Santa Clara River Valley Railroad Historical Society will celebrate its 20th anniversary with Railfest 2013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat. and Sun., March 23 and 24 in Central Park, corner of Central Avenue and Main Street, Fillmore. Admission and parking are free. Railfest 2013 will feature Fillmore & Western Railways’ fully operating and restored Baldwin 1913 Consolidation-type […]

Abby’s baked goods now being sold at eight Albertsons stores

Abby’s Millstone Baking Co. in Agoura Hills announced it is placing its products into eight locations of the Albertsons supermarket chain. The bakery, which opened in November 2012, is delivering 13 baked items to the supermarkets, including multi-grain sandwich bread, twisted challah and chocolate dipped coconut macaroons, said owner Abby Franke. The bakery began serving two Albertsons stores in Westlake […]