2005-09-08

Residents do their part for Katrina relief



As the record devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina continues to unfold, local communities are reaching out to help. People are assisting in many different ways, from volunteering to travel to the affected areas, to raising money for food and water and for the clean-up and rebuilding efforts. Government officials have listed the best organizations to contribute money to and have […]

Equestrian event is coming



The Day of the Horse is coming to the Conejo Creek Equestrian Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sat., Sept. 24. The park is off Avenida de Las Flores, west of the 23 Freeway in Thousand Oaks. Scheduled performers will be a horse drill team performing at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Oasis Arabian Ranch with Arabian horse and […]

Nominations open for gardener awards



Nearly 80 million Americans garden and 64 million volunteer, but it may come as a surprise that many combine the two activities to make a difference at a grassroots level. By donating fresh produce to feed the hungry, revitalizing crime-infested neighborhoods, teaching children about the environment and beautifying communities, people across the nation are proving that gardening can be much […]

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THURS., SEPT. 8 Learn Web Strategies “How Do I Find It on the Web?” is a free Internet demonstration of searching tips and strategies presented from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. at the Newbury Park Branch Library, 2331 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. (805) 498-2139 Gem & Mineral Club Conejo Gem & Mineral Club will host guest speaker David Panaro, R.G., discussing […]

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Agoura Hills Vandals slashed three tires on a vehicle parked in a carport on Thousand Oaks Boulevard Aug 31. The incident caused $600 in damages. A thief stole a purse containing $120 in cash and a driver’s license from the back of a chair at Starbucks on Kanan Road. The incident occurred Aug. 24. Vandals caused $300 in damages to […]

Climbing high with dad



Unbelievable Views and Privacy



Nestled in the Santa Monica mountain range with unbelievable views and privacy is this exceptional property located minutes from Malibu, beaches and the freeway. Surrounded by multimillion dollar estates and tucked into a natural surrounding, this home features three bedrooms, twoand-a-half baths, formal living room, gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, separate study, office or library, family room and a 3-car […]

Still no plan to clean up local water pollution

Fingerpointing is easy, but solutions are not

After hours of conflicting testimony and presentations from the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District, and other public agencies and environmental groups meeting last week at Agoura Hills City Hall, officials decided to postpone the implementation of strict new water quality standards meant to clean up the pollution in Malibu Creek. The regional […]

Gallagher named parade marshal

Event part of Reyes Adobe Days Oct. 14, 15 and 16

Gallagher, well-known comedian and local resident, will serve as grand marshal during the upcoming Reyes Adobe Days parade in Agoura Hills on Sat., Oct. 15. The “Now and Then” parade will begin at 9 a.m., starting at Ironwood and Thousand Oaks Blvd., moving to Reyes Adobe Road and ending at Reyes Adobe Park. The parade will feature floats created by […]

Historic toy collection to go on display



The Ventura County Museum of History and Art will display more than 100 toys, games, dolls and items of children’s clothing that have been donated to the museum since its opening nearly a century ago. The exhibition, “Never Grow Up: Highlights From Our Kids’ Collection,” will be on display in the Hoffman Gallery from Sept. 10 through Nov. 27. Toys […]


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