A red-letter day for Oak Park

A red-letter day for Oak Park Oak Park residents have every right to smile these days because their brand new library has opened on the south side of the Oak Park High School campus. After facing delays because of (among other things) a contractor who folded his tent and walked off the job, the facility was the site of a […]

For the record

David Ross is president of the Oak Park Community Foundation, not secretary. Louis Masry, vice president of government affairs of the Agoura/Oak Park Chamber of Commerce did not call for the city of Agoura Hills to pay for an economic study regarding a new hotel. The chamber would have done the study in conjunction with Pepperdine University’s School of Business. Measure […]

Love Among the Fairy Lanterns

So this was it—a chance meeting between a bumbling bashful California newcomer asking to see a map of local hiking trails in the Santa Monica Mountains and the library clerk in charge of topography who brought out rolls and rolls of area maps. "What are you looking for exactly?" he asked. He was tall and gentlemanly with unkempt longish dark […]

Rudy Giuliani to speak at Civic Arts Plaza

Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City and Time Magazine’s "Person of the Year," is coming to Thousand Oaks as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series. He will appear at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Countrywide Performing Arts Center on Tues., Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. A hero to many and an icon of steadfastness in the […]

CLU celebrates Black History

As part of the Black History Month celebrations at California Lutheran University (CLU), members of the university’s Black Student Union will host a "fun-filled" Black History Super Quiz event at 6 p.m. Wed., Feb. 18 in the Student Union building on the campus at 60 W. Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks. The students will create two teams to compete in categories […]


Agoura Only recently reported was an egg-throwing incident that occurred while a motorist was driving at 1:30 a.m. Dec. 19 in the 4100 block of Kanan Road. The vandalism caused $500 damage to a Honda Civic. Agoura Hills After a 39-year-old white female was bumped by another white female with brown hair (5-6 to 5-10, 110-130), 20-25, the two parties […]

Libraries to be closed on Presidents’ Day

The Ventura County Library community libraries will be closed Mon., Feb. 16 for Presidents’ Day. Ventura County community libraries include Moorpark and Oak Park. Books, however, can be returned to the bookdrops at any of the community libraries on that day.

Avoid taxpayer mistakes

Here’s a lineup of the five biggest mistakes taxpayers make and what you can do to avoid them. 1. Bad math. According to the Internal Revenue Service, math errors are the number one mistake taxpayers make. If you receive a notice of a correction from the IRS, check the figures carefully. They too have been known to make math mistakes. […]

Winter skies on view at CSUN

Cal State University North-ridge’s Bianchi Planetarium invites the public to explore the mysteries of winter night skies in a series of shows in February. The planetarium will be offering two shows every Friday night in February to give the public an opportunity to view different aspects of the evening skies. Each Friday at 6 p.m., the first presentation will be […]