2013-07-18

2013-07-18 E-Edition

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Squirrel of the Month



Do you have the skills for nonprofit leadership?



Working for a nonprofit can be tremendously rewarding and fulfilling. It may also require skills not customarily employed in for-profit careers. At one time in my past, I was responsible for an $80-million business and almost 400 employees. At another point I managed a national sales force and a network of more than 50 food brokers. I have experience managing […]

Overweight pets are no joke

COMMENTARY | Pet health


According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 53 percent of dogs and 55 percent of cats in the U.S. are considered obese. Perhaps a more concerning statistic is that 22 percent of dog owners and 15 percent of cat owners felt their obese pets were within normal weight ranges despite being clinically obese. Overweight pets face many of the […]

Pets of the Week



Wildlife center takes care of bird caught in trap

CRITTER TAIL | CWC to the rescue

A homeowner in West Hills recently set a sticky fly trap aimed at catching unwanted insects but instead caught a lesser goldfinch. On June 19 the delicate bird was admitted to the intensive care unit of the California Wildlife Center, and it became one of almost 2,000 animal-in-distress admissions received so far this year at the animal care and rehabilitation […]

EYE ON LOCAL AREA STOCKS



Company Name Symbol July 17 July 10 July 2 June 26 Headquartered AMGEN AMGN 104.32 102.06 96.09 99.60 THOUSAND OAKS BAXTER BAX 73.06 71.32 69.67 69.74 THOUSAND OAKS BEVERLY HILLS BANCORP BHBC 0.0099 0.0064 0.0064 0.011 CALABASAS CHEESECAKE FACTORY CAKE 43.57 43.78 42.37 41.27 CALABASAS CERES CERE 2.20 2.91 3.22 2.65 THOUSAND OAKS DIODES, INC DIOD 27.98 27.78 26.45 25.55 […]

Salon keeps Calabasas in style



Salon Nuuvo in Calabasas recently received national recognition as a finalist in the North American Hairstyling Awards, the most prestigious awards ceremony in the beauty industry, held each year in Las Vegas. Business owner Raychel Harrison has enjoyed a distinguished career as a hairstylist, platform artist, American Board certified hair colorist and award-winning salon owner. In 1998, Harrison left California […]

Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Month



Plein air art