2005-06-16

Boys earns his Eagle Scout



Jerome Philippe CombesKnoke, 18, was honored for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout in a Court of Honor ceremony on June 7 in a ceremony at Agoura Bible Fellowship that featured guest speakers Denis Weber, mayor pro tem of Agoura Hills, and National Park Service Ranger Mike Malone, who coordinated with Jerome on his Eagle Scout project. Jerome is a […]

Oaks Christian School class of 2005



Christopher Michael, Auten, Alena Kathryn Avedissian, Ryan Anthony Bailey, Erin Jane, Bailey, Ashley Ann Barnes, Zachary Edward Behm, Alexander Samuel Blackmon, Matthew Powers Brigham, Melissa Elizabeth Buckley, Coleman Cubbison Butts, Kelley Christine Carder, Lauren Ashley Carter, Caitlyn Elizabeth Chase, Whitney Noel Cho-Johnson, Shalane Lavonne Nourse-Chupp, Christina Jen Clandos, Blake Andrew Coble, Alexander Blair Cohen, Adam Lee Corriea, Brianna Louise Cox, […]

Destiny driven

Oak Park

The phrase “the gift of life” has little real meaning to most. For the majority of people, getting the opportunity to blossom and grow after birth isn’t a grand reward, it’s just what’s expected. Westlake graduate and soccer juggling world-record holder Tasha-Nicole Terani isn’t one of these people. Not by a long shot. Born in Tehran, Iran in 1974, on […]

Four Seasons, Lowe’s, what next



Why do I oppose building a Lowe’s in Westlake Village? Let me count the ways: There will be traffic problems. The freeway exit at Lindero Canyon Road is well designed and may be able to handle the increased traffic. But the surface streets are another story. The intersection of Lindero and Thousand Oaks Boulevard is particularly problematic with the turn […]

Cindee Zabner



Cindee Zabner and the Zabner Team of Re/Max Olson on the Boulevard Estates in Oak Park/Agoura were recently congratulated for their outstanding performance in real estate sales for the month of May. “Cindee and her team are an amazing group of real estate professionals,” said Jay Belson, president of Re/Max on the Boulevard. “As members of our wonderful Oak Park […]

Training for the future



THREE OF A KIND—Ventura residents, from left, JoAnn Stark with Danny and Ann Filsinger with Mia and Agoura Hills resident Nina Roben with Vicki, meet for a Newfoundland Club of Southern California dog training session last weekend at Conejo Creek Park North in Thousand Oaks. As part of their training the dogs pull carts through an obstacle course.

Oaks Christian Top 5 in ‘05



These students really stand out At Oaks Christian High School, Amanda Gill exudes a passion for learning and campus life. Amanda graduated with a 4.2 grade point average and was active in athletics, Bible study and Missions, a group of students who help build homes for the needy in Mexico. Amanda was accepted in the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola […]

High emotions fuel defensive battle at East-West All-Star game

West wins 7-0 to snap four-game losing streak as fans get to say goodbye to some local greats

FINAL GO—(Clockwise from far right): Agoura’s Cory Smits, Marmonte’s top passer in 2004, gets his toss away just in time. Oak Park’s imposing middle linebacker Steven Lua showed fans why he always plays hard-nosed football. East wide receiver Michael Toepfer of Newbury Park makes a diving catch on the pass from Smits. Oaks Christian big man Scott Maddox (No. 56) […]

Renaissance opposes Lowe’s



I have lived at RenaissanceHome Owners Association for more than seven years. My reasons for moving to Westlake Village were very clear. I could look around during the day and see mountains surrounding me. At night I could look up and see the stars. Around me were beautiful oak trees, instead of mini strip malls and big box stores. The […]

Breathtaking Views in Lynn Ranch



Located in Lynn Ranch is a secluded 4-bedroom, 4.5-bath home with additional office, and hobby area. Features include granite island kitchen with newer appliances, oversized family room, three fireplaces, and a viewing deck that is about 65 feet long and overlooks the pool and spa. Amenities include terra cotta tile throughout, plantation shutters, loads of closet space, 3-car garage, security […]


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