2002-05-16

Concert in the Park to feature ‘The Limeliters’



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Reyes Adobe committee forms in Agoura Hills



The Agoura Hills City Council has named a seven-member committee to serve as advisors on the Reyes Adobe renovation project. The citizen’s committee will recommend how to put the 180-year-old adobe in museum condition and restore the quiet grounds to their original 19th Century condition. Sixteen residents applied for the volunteer committee. Selected were: Lara Bickell, Amy Friedlander, Fontayne Holmes, […]

Volunteers needed to help abused children



Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), a program of Interface Children Family Services, is looking for a few people (especially men) who want to be a powerful voice in the life of an abused or neglected child. CASA will begin its 52-hour fall training program on June 18. Training will be held on Tuesday and Thursday nights for five weeks and […]

Rotary Club to promote Community Awareness Day on Fri., May 24



Rotary Club to promote Community Awareness Day on Fri., May 24 Event in Calabasas The Calabasas/Agoura Hills Rotary Club will host its 10th annual Community Awareness Day luncheon on Fri., May 24 at the Calabasas Golf and Country Club, 4515 Park Entrada. The event will honor those who have made outstanding contributions to the community. Guest speaker Larry Carroll, a […]

Sports Junkie

Story of the Week

Sports Junkie by Irv Lippel Story of the Week Any of you who think there are sure things in sports, forget it. You can be 100 percent logical in your evaluation of a forthcoming game or event–only to find that logic doesn’t win a bet. The best bet isn’t to give the points or take the points; it’s not to […]

Young Russian pianist to perform on Saturday



Young Russian pianist to perform on Saturday Prize-winning Russian pianist Vassily Primakov, 22, will join Maestro Boris Brott and the New West Symphony for the final Amgen Masterpiece Series concert at 8 p.m. on Sat., May 18 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Primakov will be the soloist for the Piano Concerto No. 2 in […]

Deputies investigate possible robbery in Westlake Village



Deputies investigate possible robbery in Westlake Village A Westlake Village man in his 50s was injured yesterday afternoon when two males, possibly teenagers, broke into his Three Springs home on the 32000 block of Carrie Place and attempted to rob the victim with a pellet gun. The victim was shot in the buttocks with a pellet, but his injuries weren’t […]

California Strawberry Festival coming this weekend



California Strawberry Festival coming this weekend The 19th annual California Strawberry Festival will be celebrated from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, at Strawberry Meadows of College Park, 3250 S. Rose Ave., Oxnard. More than 40 food booths will present strawberries "shortcaked, dipped, glazed, powdered, kabobbed and even in pizza." Field-fresh berries by […]

Public invited to sheriff’s open house



The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department and the Thousand Oaks Police Department invite citizens of Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley and Moorpark to attend a free Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sat., May 18 at the East Valley Sheriff’s Station, 2101 E. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. Equipment and personnel from all department units will be on hand, including […]