2003-07-17

Hoop dreams



Rishoff says he isn’t running against Kuperberg



Although I am a candidate for the Agoura Hills City Council, last week’s Opinion described me as a "challenger" to Mayor Pro Tem Dan Kuperberg. I would like to take this opportunity to clarify that I am running for the open seat on the council and would not want anyone to be under the impression that I would want to replace […]

Children need

Big Brothers,
Big Sisters


Big Brothers, Big Sisters–– please volunteer now Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Ventura County is seeking "Bigs" to become mentors for youth in the community. The Big Brothers/Big Sisters program reinforces positive attributes in children from single-parent families by matching them with caring, responsible adult volunteers from the community, who can "help strengthen their sense of self-worth," according to the organization, […]

Home Furnishings Store has New Showroom



Home Furnishings on Consignment, a provider of high-end one-of-a-kind furniture, home accessories and jewelry on consignment, recently moved to a new showroom at 31293 Via Colinas, Westlake Village. The new location has more than 20,000 sq.ft. of usable space, including corporate and customer service offices. The company offers unique furnishings from private estates, model homes, designer show-rooms and furniture factories […]

Be careful when firing up barbecues to ensure your health, safety



A cool head and some forethought can help keep your grilling experience safe and enjoyable. Recent statistics show more than 6,000 accidental fires and explosions occur due to the improper use of grills, resulting in 20,000 emergency room visits and $29 million of estimated damage annually. Safety experts at Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) and the National Safety Council (NSC) encourage […]

Green named All-League



Oak Park High School varsity softball pitcher Marlena Green has been named first team All Tri-Valley for the 2003 season. Green, a sophomore, finished with a 6-11 record, 17 complete games, a 1.34 season ERA and a 0.62 ERA for league play. She also had 110 strikeouts in 115 innings and a season high of 16 strikeouts in one game. […]

Free marriage seminar offered at T.O. church



Free marriage seminar offered at T.O. church Licensed marriage, family and child counselors Rick and Karen Shurtz will present an interactive marriage seminar titled "Making Your Marriage Work for You" from 9 a.m. to noon Sat., July 26 at Bethany Baptist Church, 200 W. Bethany Court, Thousand Oaks. The Shurtzes are heard from 2 to 3 p.m. Mondays on radio […]

School district should be careful with pesticides



Pellets were scattered in the dirt at the entrance to ground squirrel tunnels on the Brookside School playground in Oak Park on Wed., July 10 by an applicator from Cragoe Pest Control. I was on my morning walk and asked him if he was reseeding the area with grass seed and instead he said the material was for squirrel control. […]


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