The real Gidget makes a visit to Malibu

Men prove they can cook, too

The Kiwanis Club of Thousand Oaks played host to a full afternoon of fun with its fifth annual "Men Can Cook, Too!" last Sunday at Westlake Hyatt Plaza. The event began with a no-cost-for-admission car show that featured Corvettes and other sport/show cars, including antiques, street rods, muscle cars, specialty sports cars and custom trucks. The "People’s Choice – Best […]

First win for Oak Park

Oak Park (1-8) scored four runs in the first inning and held on to beat the visiting Conejo Knights, 5-4, in a recent American Legion game as pitcher Evan Williams and first baseman Andrew Gocke each went three-for-three. Shortstop Seth Binder led off the first inning with a single to center field and Colin Ozar reached base on an error […]

New homes, more people are increasing gridlock

New homes, more people are increasing gridlock A person moves to the country and finds it so peaceful, he must tell his friends; who come and visit, deciding to stay. They in turn tell their friends and so on until you have today, everyday (with the occasional possible exception of Saturday and Sunday), the 101 Freeway between Lost Hills and […]

The question is, ‘Who owns the land?’

Lot 80 for a portion of the open space it owns behind Westlake Village Car Wash at Lindero Canyon Road and Thousand Oaks Boulevard. Burnette said that some neighbors objected to this idea as well. One homeowner did some research and found that the area next to the car wash was geologically unstable. "Once we saw these geological studies and […]

Positive parenting course taught

Interface Children Family Services offers a low cost, 10-week series of "Positive Parenting" classes focusing on peaceful parenting, saying "no" with love, building children’s self-esteem, effective communication, and developing cooperation and family rules. Classes are offered at several locations throughout Ventura County. For information or to register, please call (805) 485-6114.

Zontelli victorious

Boyd Zontelli, a veteran Malibou Lake horse breeder and rider, won the recent California 100-Mile Endurance Race at Lake Elizabeth. Aboard his horse Rueben, an 8-year-old Arabian chestnut, Zontelli crossed the finish line in a time of 12 hours and 30 minutes. The one-day race is held each year and covers about 50 miles of the well-known Pacific Coast Trail. […]

Agoura Hills city officials didn’t want feedback

I attended the Agoura Hills Planning Commission [meeting] on June 15 regarding the status of the Lake Lindero driving range. Two issues arose from the meeting. After over a year and a half, what prompted the city to pick up the issue? Could it be that their lawyer told them that they better do something; otherwise they would be liable […]

Mountain rec area gets $3.3 million

U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Woodland Hills) announced recently that the House of Representatives passed the Interior Appropriations Bill that provides $3.3 million for the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. Sherman said the money approved by the House will go for two purposes: (1) $2 million for land acquisition to widen the Backbone Trail corridor with the goal of enhancing […]

Shakespeare Festival set to kick off

The fourth annual Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival, co-produced by the Kingsmen Shakespeare Company and California Lutheran University, will present "Romeo and Juliet" and "The Taming of the Shrew" on the CLU campus, 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks, Fridays through Sundays, from June 30 through Aug. 6. The festival provides free outdoor theatre to Shakespeare fans. "Romeo and Juliet" will be […]

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