Eagle Scout project requires green thumb

Kevin Paul, 14, son of Robin and Steve Paul of Oak Park and a member of Boy Scout Troop No. 722 in Oak Park, is constructing a raised bed garden at Lindero Canyon Middle School (LCMS), Agoura Hills as an Eagle Scout community service project. He had proposed the raised bed project to school principal Ron Kaiser in June and […]

Uncertainty might be a way of life, resilience is necessary in difficult times

Following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, uncertainty appears more and more to be a way of life. Whether death of a loved one, loss of a job, serious illness, terrorist attacks, or other traumatic events, how we respond to these experiences can enable us to more effectively manage these situations and enjoy life despite difficult times. What enables people to […]

Home under construction burns in

Oak Park

A two story, single-family dwelling under construction in Oak Park caught fire earlier this week on Tues., Sept. 3. The structure, located at 8 Basswood Ave. near 2 Basswood Ave. and Tamarind Street, reportedly had flames burning from the roof when a Oak Park resident notified the Ventura County Fire Department. Fifteen firefighters in four engines and one truck arrived […]

Church kicks off fall season

"God Bless America: From Protection to Hope" will be Senior Pastor Rob Calderhead’s message at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services on Sun., Sept. 8 at United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. The services will celebrate the church’s Fall Kick Off and also include a memorial service regarding the Sept. 11 tragedies. The combined […]

Serving in uniform

Air Force Airman Charles T. Aaron has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Aaron is the son of Charles Aaron of Westlake Village and Marilyn Duda of Redmond, Ore. The airman is a 1998 graduate of Century High School, Westlake Village. ••• Navy Seaman Recruit Christopher Thara, son of Suwatana and Charin Thara […]

Volunteers sought for fair

The Cure Research Foundation is seeking volunteers to participate in a Natural Health Fair they are sponsoring from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sun., Oct. 6 in Kingsmen Park at California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks. Volunteers will work in the children’s section of the fair. Activities for children include face painting, a jolly jumper, arts and crafts, storytelling, rock climbing, […]


THURS., SEPT. 5 Where One is Welcome One Again, Inc., Thousand Oaks Chapter, a support and social organization for anyone divorced, widowed, separated or alone, meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at United Methodist Church, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village. (805) 578-9389 Rosemarie For Flower Fans Thousand Oaks African Violet Society meets 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 667 Camino do Rios, […]

Unity Center Church prays for peace

"Praying for Peace" will be the message delivered by Rev. Irma Oestmann at the 10 a.m. service on Sun., Sept. 8 at Unity Center Church, 1414 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Ste. 109, Thousand Oaks. Special music will be performed by pianist Zach Spencer and vocalist/guitarist John Clement. Children’s church is at 10:10 a.m. and childcare is available for infants and […]

Discovery Center names two new boardmembers

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Ph.D., and Marc H. Hedrick, M.D., have joined the board of directors of the Discovery Center for Science & Technology, a new interactive museum being developed in the Conejo Valley. Aldrin, who joins the board as an honorary member, was the lunar module pilot for Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing mission, and joined […]

Calabasas High School has new assistant principal

Calabasas High School has new assistant principal Longtime teacher Sherry Bronow has been named the new assistant principal at Calabasas High School. Bronow, who taught Spanish for 14 years at the high school, will be the assistant principal in charge of activities and discipline, said Jay Guidetti, Calabasas principal. "I’m very excited about the opportunity," Bronow said. "I’m looking forward […]

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