2005-08-04

Agoura Hills wins grant for Kanan interchange

$4 million will allow work to proceed

President Bush signed a federal highway bill last week that ends a two-year funding delay for the Kanan Road/101 Freeway interchange project. The Transportation Equity Act will provide $4 million of federal money towards the $25 million project, Agoura Hills officials said. Although Agoura Hills had hoped to received $5 million, city officials said they were pleased. “It’s unbelievable,” said […]

Auditions beginning soon



The Village Voices Chorale announces open auditions starting Aug. 22 for its holiday concert. Men and women singers from Ventura County and the San Fernando Valley may participate. Choral singing experience and good sight-reading skills are helpful but not required. Directed by Gloria Hilliard and accompanied by Christine DeKoltz, the chorale offers a blend of choral music from classical to […]

Try fun in the sun



The Malibu Makos CPR-certified surf camp is offering ongoing registration for summertime sessions. Malibu Makos is a group of trained lifeguards and surf instructors that formed in 1991 to provide expert instruction for both adults and children in a variety of beach-related activities. For more information, visit www.malibumakos.com.

Festival of one-act plays appeals to mature audiences



The Young Artists Ensemble will present the second One-Act Festival from Fri. to Sun., Aug. 26 to 28, at Hillcrest Center for the Arts, Theatre on the Hill, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The Festival includes two shows, Bill A and Bill B, each featuring a different set of contemporary works by well-known playwrights such as Rich Orloff, Christopher […]

Great Curb Appeal with Landscaping



This immaculate 4bedroom, 2-bathroom home has been completely updated. Set in an ideal cul-de-sac location, the home is close to everything. The great curb appeal shows a stamped concrete driveway plus wellmanicured landscaping. A leaded glass front door adds to the elegance of the tile floored entry. The living room offers vaulted ceilings plus a sliding glass door to the […]

Organization’s mission is protection of local wildlife

The Nature of Wildworks is a friend to anima

Organization’s mission is protection of local wildlife The protection of open space is critical to the safety of Southern California wildlife. The Nature of Wildworks in Topanga is a nonprofit organization that’s on a mission to get that point across. Besides offering a variety of educational programs about the local wildlife, Wildworks provides lifetime care for non-releasable animals that serve […]

Young’s drummer follows own beat



The fun isn’t over yet for Crazy Horse drummer Ralph Molina, 58, who has played with Neil Young for more than 35 years. As one of the band’s three founding members, the Agoura Hills resident played his part in numerous hit songs with his forthright drumming style and steady pace. Even after three decades, Young and Molina have managed to […]

Local building association chapter names new CEO

Holly Schroeder has background in legislative issues

The Greater Los Angeles/ Ventura Chapter of the Building Industry of America recently announced the selection of Holly Schroeder as chief executive officer. With a background in legislative and budgetary issues, Schroeder will oversee the dayto-day operations for the chapter, including long-range planning, member services, community partnerships and communications outreach. Schroeder came to the building industry from the Oregon Department […]

Benefit show will help kids with cancer



The Vegas Blues Band will perform a benefit show, “A Night of Rock and Blues,” 7:30 p.m. Sat., Aug. 6 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Kyle Culkin, the band’s lead guitarist, announced that a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Kimberly Thorne Memorial Fund to assist families who have children with cancer. Culkin was a […]

Open Floor Plan with Maple Wood Floors



A newer front door with side light greets you into an open floor plan complemented with maple wood floors in this 3-bedroom, 2bath home. A warm living room with large mantel fireplace invites family enjoyment. The open formal dining room will accommodate the largest of gatherings. Meal preparation is a breeze in this granite island kitchen. Upgrades include terra cotta […]


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