2005-11-10

Water tank plan questioned



Much like the water tank located above Conifer Street, Triunfo Sanitation District’s plan to examine five different locations for a new water tank in Oak Park may rest on shaky ground. Save Open Space and the adhoc Oak Park Water Tank Committee have hired a lawyer and a geological consulting firm to help them contest the way Triunfo Sanitation District […]

New Anza trail to be dedicated



Mountains Restoration Trust, a private land trust that manages natural resources in the Santa Monica Mountains, will host a public dedication at 10 a.m. Sat., Nov. 19 for the new Anza Trail located at the west end of Calabasas Road in Calabasas. The dedication will recognize local, regional, and state officials who assisted in the development of the city’s first […]

Westlake High offers food drive



Westlake High School’s Food Club will host a food drive to benefit Food Share, a Ventura County-based food bank, through Fri., Nov. 18 on the school campus, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. Last year the club collected more than 2,500 pounds of food to donate to Food Share. The club was founded three years ago by the Chen […]

Church service explores personatransformation



The theme of the Sunday morning talks for November is “Transformation through Conscious Evolution” at 10 a.m. at the Westlake Church of Religious Science, 880 Hampshire Road, Suite V and W, Westlake Village, following the prayerful “Time for Transformation” service from 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. The weekly topics are “A Global Journey” for Nov. 13, “Thanks from God to God” […]

Calabasas artist to exhibit paintings



Bernard’s Gallery in Calabasas will present an exhibit of oil landscapes by Carlos Lacamara, beginning with a wine and cheese opening recep ion from 5 to 8 p.m. Fri., Nov. 18. The paintings will be displayed through December. Cuban-born Lacamara specializes in landscapes of Calabasas, Malibu and surrounding areas. He and his wife, Adria, live in Calabasas, where he’s an […]

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The question: Can you make a right turn on a red light from the turn-only lane on eastbound Thousand Boulevard onto westbound Westlake Boulevard in Westlake Village? The answer: Yes, you can make a right turn on red, according to Jim Mashiko, Thousand Oaks senior civil engineer. “If it’s a solid red light (which it is), then you can make […]

The Ovdat Team



The Ovdat Team—Bev, Saul and Tami were highly commended by Jay Belson, President of Re/Max On The Boulevard Estates, for their outstanding performance in the third quarter of 2005. This top producing team achieved high ranking in the top 25 fo the seven-office chain across the Conejo and San Fernando Valleys. The Ovdats have been a top selling team specializing […]

Immigrant finds his American dream



To achieve the American dream, people are often told, “You can do anything you want to do if you set your mind to it.” Thousand Oaks resident Jorge Lopez, a native Mexican, came to America with a large family, no contacts and no English, but he achieved his goal of becoming a restaurant owner through hard work and perseverance. “Language […]

‘Survival at Sea’ is subject of new exhibit



The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum will open a new exhibition, “Survival at Sea,” on Sat., Nov. 19. The opening will feature a children’s story time at 1 p.m. with Pete Umoff, author, and Craig Tyler, illustrator, of “A Fine Kettle of Fish.” A book signing will follow, as well as presentations by the U.S. Coast Guard on “Safety at Sea” […]

Agoura Hills resident wins Fulbright scholarship



Kari Filerman of Agoura Hills, a student in the Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship to work in Mexico on U.S. acquisitions to gain a higher share in the Hispanic banking market. She was selected for leadership potential in business management and academic achievement. The Fulbright Program, America’s flagship international educational exchange program, […]


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