2014-05-22

Big Jamboree raises funds for little kids

Event will have raffe and dancing

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County will host the Big Jamboree, a night of dancing, music and prizes, at 6:30 p.m. Fri., June 6 at the Borderline Bar and Grill, 99 Rolling Oaks Drive, Thousand Oaks. Line dancing instruction will be provided. The band Red Mutts will perform. The event will also have unique raffle prizes, special guests and […]

SoCal Rolling Shutter Offers Peace Of Mind To Customers



Crime rates are increasing. Unfortunately, poor economic times bring more theft and crime to neighborhoods, so the most effective security system is to prevent break-ins. SoCal Rolling Shutter offers what the Europeans have relied on for decades to prevent intruders and theft of homes and businesses. Rolling shutters turn windows and doors from easy targets into tough, fortress-like barriers that […]

CIF-SS swimfinals: In a nutshell



Swimmers and divers starred in the pool at the CIF-Southern Sectionfinals last week at Riverside Aquatics Center. Here’s how the top locals fared at the meet: GIRLS Division 1 • Jenny Stein, Calabasas, diving, (277.75 score, 20th) • Elena England, Westlake, 100-yard backstroke, (57.17 seconds, 7th) • Lauren Clarke, Carina Fasano, Sarah Procter, Elena England, Westlake, 400 freestyle relay, (3:35.80, […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A burglar stole a $200 purse containing a $400 cellphone, a $ 150 car key, $ 200 in cash, a driver’s license and a bank card from a patron at Padri restaurant on Agoura Road May 11. A thief stole jewelry worth $10,000, two watches valued at $14,000, $5,000 in cash and a box of collector’s baseball cards […]

Musical is out of this world



Outdoor Living



Ellington Outdoors of Westlake Village is selling high-quality outdoor furniture directly to the consumer. The recession that decimated the patio store business in California provided a golden opportunity for Ellingon Outdoors, which has been selling to stores in California for the past 10 years. As distributors, Ellingon had a warehouse shipping location with inventory in Riverside but no customers to […]

NAWBO recognizes Keller Williams’ Moerler for innovative approach




In the first part of her life, Terry Moerler, 65, was on a quest for success. Today, the leader at Keller Williams Realty Westlake Village says she is on a quest for signifi- cance. “ I want to make the world a better place and believe that each one of us can contribute unique abilities. I live my life in […]

A Scout is trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly…

Local Boy Scouts rock the camporee

Boy Scouts can start a fire, find their way home using a map and compass, save a person having a heart attack, and help their family survive an earthquake, thanks to the many skills they learn in their regular troop meetings and in the field. To test those skills each year, the Conejo Valley District holds a Boy Scout Camporee. […]

Housefire and explosion rock Calabasas




A Calabasas home sustained major damage after it burst into flames last Friday afternoon. The incident occurred about 3:30 p.m. in the 23100 block of Park Contessa near Calabasas Lake. Reports indicate two people were in the home but they were able to escape without injuries. Inspector Scott Miller of the Los Angeles County Fire Department said a car parked […]

Secrets to creating beautifulflora




Spring is here and the garden centers are filled with beautiful plants. Many of us visit these shops and leave with a car full of beautiful flowers and healthy vegetables, with hopes of a bountiful harvest. But before that first plant goes into the ground, make sure your soil is properly prepared. Though not the most glamorous part of gardening, […]