2005-08-25

Judy Jordan stepping down from board of education



Judy Jordan, a 16-year membeof the Las Virgenes Unified SchooDistrict Board of Education, announced last week she will not run for reelection. Jordan said that although she’s enjoyed her tenure on the school board, it was “time to move on.” Other board members, including Pat Schulz, expressed theigratitude to Jordan for her dedication to education. Schultz said, “will miss (Jordan) […]

Free child ID kits



A shopping trip this Labor Day weekend can equip parents with important child safety resources. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Sept. 3, Wal-Mart stores nationwide, along with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Ross Products, will offer families free child ID kits that include leading DNA technology and a place for the child’s photo. The […]

Kids helping kids



Buckles and Bows welcomes square dancers



Dancing is fun, right? Especially to those gifted few for whom dancing becomes a passion, so much that they dance night after night, year after year. What about those of us who only have time to dance one or two times a month? Will we ever really be able to “dance with the stars?” If you have tried ballroom, swing […]

Three Springs Traditional



Come home to this beautiful Three Springs traditional with four bedrooms plus bonus room with fireplace. Large living areas are great for entertaining. Bright kitchen overlooks the flat, private yard with covered patio, pool and spa, sport court, plus fabulous natural-style pond with waterfall. Enjoy the Westlake Village lifestyle. The school bus for award winning Las Virgenes schools picks up […]

Chemical fire strikes Calabasas



Two 55-gallon barrels containing titanium shavings caught on fire early Monday morning at a machine shop at 27030 Malibu Hills Road in Calabasas. The name of the machine shop wasn’t available. Six people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. The Los Angeles County Fire Department extinguished the fire within a few minutes. Employees were evacuated so the building […]

Young artists win big at the fair



Oak Park resident Hannah Mikell is only 8 years old, but already an excellent painter, as she recently proved. Hannah won three first place ribbons in the oil painting group at the Ventura County Fair’s Youth Art Expo in Ventura. Hannah received ribbons for Best in Class—best oil in her age group and Best in Division—best piece of work in […]

Congratulations to Azusa Pacific grads



The following local residents were among the 470 graduates at Azusa Pacific University’s summer commencement on July 29: Derek W. Axelson of Oak Park graduated with a bachelor’s in biblical studies. Alan D. Gutierrez of Simi Valley received a bachelor’s in communication studies. Frank A. Parodi graduated with a master’s in educational technology. Thousand Oaks resident Bret H. Knizek received […]

Conejo Players auditioning for ‘Fridays’



Conejo Players Theatre Inc. will hold auditions for the comedy “Fridays,” by Andrew Johns, at 7:30 p.m., Sun. and Mon., Sept. 4 and 5 at the theater, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks. Callbacks, if needed, will be 7:30 p.m. Tues., Sept. 6. There will be cold readings from sides provided at the audition. No appointment necessary. There is no […]

Much Desired One-Story



This 3-bedroom, 2.5bath home is located in the Meadows at Sherwood in a 24-hour guard gated community in Thousand Oaks. Light and bright, this home offers a private patio and mountain views. Features include a great room with volume ceilings and fireplace, gourmet kitchen with counters and spacious dining area, plus a cozy master bedroom suite with a marble master […]


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