2013-04-04

How to prevent heartworm disease



Vaccinations, de-worming treatments and flea and tick preventive medications ensure that family pets stay healthy and safe. But one of the diseases transmissible in the pet population is on the rise locally. Heartworm, an infection of the heart, lungs and bloodstream by the species of worms called Dirofilaria immitis, has been increasing in incidence locally in both dogs and cats […]

Brown appoints Agoura Hills woman



Gov. Jerry Brown recently announced the appointment of Catherine O’Bryant of Agoura Hills to the California Workforce Investment Board. O’Bryant, 64, has worked at O’Bryant Electric Inc. since 1978 in various capacities including business manager, security and operations manager, responsible managing officer, and president. In addition, she has served as a management trustee for the Joint Apprenticeship Council, Electrical Training […]

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CLU group honors volunteer



The California Lutheran University Community Leaders Association presented the William E. Hamm Outstanding Service Award to Sue Bauer of Westlake Village at the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce Networking at Night Mixer and Business Expo on March 20. Bauer served several terms on the association’s board of directors and has helped at many of its events including the annual […]

Scholarships available



The Westlake Village Community Foundation is accepting applications for its scholarship program. This year, two scholarships of $1,000 each will be given to graduation seniors of Agoura High School who had a significant involvement in either the school’s music or the performing arts programs. Awards are given based on commitment to and demonstrated excellence to the arts, academic achievement, schools […]

Pet of the Week



Eye On Local Area Stocks



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A great thanks to the volunteers



On behalf of Danny and Traci Greenberg, race directors, and the vendors and runners, a big thank-you to all the community members who turned out to cheer the runners on and to the over 450 volunteers who helped make the event possible. Your community spirit, enthusiasm and thoughtfulness were appreciated by the runners as they passed by or were helped […]

Celebrate National Park week at Paramount’s science festival



In commemoration of National Park Week on April 20 through 28, Paramount Ranch in Agoura will be the site of Science Fest from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., April 27. The fourth annual familyfriendly event hosted by the National Park Service will feature hands-on demonstrations, live animals and more than 50 interactive exhibits. People of all ages can experience […]

Student isfinalist for Spotlight

Veronica Dunne will compete in non-classical voice

Veronica Dunne, an Oaks Christian High School student, was named one of 16 finalists for the 25th annual Music Center Spotlight Awards. The top two students in each performing arts category will perform during a finals show at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Sat., May 4 where the first place and runner up in all categories will be announced. Dunne […]


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