2013-05-02

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Doctor guilty of fraud

Calabasas man bilked Medicare

A medical doctor who owns a cosmetic care clinic in Winnetka was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison for bilking Medicare out of more than $3 million. Pezhman Ebrahimzadeh, a 50-year-old resident of Calabasas, received the 3½-year sentence April 15 in U.S. District Court for submitting bills on procedures he never performed. In addition to the prison term, Ebrahimzadeh […]

Celebrate World Labyrinth Day in T.O.



The Conejo Recreation and Park District will celebrate the fifth annual World Labyrinth Day with a free event from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Sat., May 4 at the Borchard Community Park Labyrinth, 190 Reino Road, Newbury Park. Following a Labyrinth Talk from 12:30 to 1 p.m., will be a walk through the labyrinth at 1 p.m. Chantel Zimmerman of the […]

Critter Corner



The Movie Nut



“ You can’t get to my age without some regrets,” Sharon (Susan Sarandon) says. “But I would do it all again. Better. Smarter. I would do it all again.” This is a movie about lives led and lies told, choices made and secrets kept. It’s about the past catching up with the future and how one decision can set in […]

School gears up for robotics tourney



Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills Someone caused $300 in damage trying to break into a home in the 5700 block of Hempstead Drive April 17. A vandal caused $ 500 in damage to the door of a business on Dorothy Drive on April 14. A burglar stole $ 2,500 in cash, a $900 necklace and a $400 watch from a home on Trail […]

Hot Flashes



Prokofiev or Purple People I was lucky. The piano in my family’s living room attracted many inventive hands. Trained ones, jazzy ones who knew how to make it sing. Like Granny who celebrated my blondness by playing “The Maiden with the Flaxen Hair.” I knew it was time to steal cookies when Mom tackled the Aeolian Harp Etude. And if […]

The importance of vet care



National Pet Week is May 5 through 11 and the theme is “Love Your Pet, See Your Vet.” Pet owners can show their love for their pet by visiting their veterinarian. Many people see their pet as part of the family, yet few pets, according to statistics, receive regular, routine health care. Many pet owners wait until there is an […]

Sagebrush celebrates moms



Sagebrush Cantina will have a special Mother’s Day celebration with an award-winning champagne brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun., May 12 at the restaurant, 23527 Calabasas Road, Old Town Calabasas. The brunch features fresh seafood, prime rib, made-to-order breakfast bar, international side dishes, salads and a selection of Sagebrush Cantina’s desserts. The special brunch is $25.95 for adults, […]


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