2006-04-20

Candidates curry favor in Assembly race



How important is a political endorsement? According to the five candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the upcoming 41st Assembly race, the quest for political clout could mean the difference between winning and losing. The primary election is in June and each candidate is hoping to gain as much political and financial support as possible to help them advance to […]

Parkinson’s discussed



The Goebel Senior Adult Center will host a seminar on Parkinson’s disease at 10 a.m. Thurs., April 27 at the center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, adjacent to the Thousand Oaks Library. Guest speaker is James P. Sutton, MD, a board-certified and fellowship-trained neurologist who specializes in research on Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other brain disorders. He is […]

Calabasas’ Adams has what it takes to repeat as league hurdle champion

He's posted the best 110 time in the county so far

In just two years Calabasas senior Sean Adams has established himself as one of the finest hurdlers in all of Ventura County. Coming off a junior season in which he was the Marmonte League’s 110 hurdle champion and advanced to the CIF-Southern Section meet, Adams currently owns the fastest time in the county in the 110 hurdles, according to the […]

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Stop gender bias



I thought the point of a sports program was to integrate fitness, talent, fair play and team work. What are we teaching our children? Are we teaching them that the only way to win is to violate someone’s civil rights? Do we deny them participation based on their gender? Triunfo YMCA reports no coed basketball program and prides itself on […]

The Call Team



Ann Call and The Call Team have again received the c o v e t e d C h a i r m a n ‘s Club designation for their outstanding production in 2005 at the recent Re/ Max International Convention in Las Vegas. Only 2,028 of the 115,000 Re/Max mem bers achieved this award. It is he highest such […]

Westlake fatality still under investigation



Police are seeking witnesses to an accident on the 101 Freeway last week that resulted in the death of a motorist. The incident took place at 3:30 p.m. Wed., April 12 south of the Westlake Boulevard exit. Yuri Aguilera Patrick, 23, of Newbury Park was driving a black Mercedes north on the 101 at about 70 mph, authorities said. For […]

Experts rewarded for furthering autism awarenes



The inaugural Autism Awareness Awards were presented to several individuals whose efforts have furthered awareness of autism, a baffling disorder which affects 1 in 166 children in the United States. The evening, a glittering event held recently in the Agoura Hills home of actor John Schneider and his wife, Elly, brought together individuals from many fields, as well as parents […]

WHS boys’ volleyball squad ahead of the pack in Marmonte League

Warriors return from spring break ready to win a title

Westlake boys’ volleyball coach Doug Magorien likes to keep things in perspective. Yes, the Warriors entered the week with a 12-2 overall record and were a perfect 8-0 in the Marmonte League. And yes, Westlake has twice defeated the defending league champion Thousand Oaks Lancers this season. During Monday afternoon’s practice session, however, Magorien opted against declaring his team the […]

Fairy tale with a twist plays out in the parks



Gypsies in a Trunk will open its 12th season of Fairytales in the Park with a new twist on “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Jack and his mother are very poor and Jack must get a job after school to help out. Lazy Jack would prefer to surf the Internet and decides to sell some things on eBay, including his mother’s […]


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