2006-05-04

Oak Park woman leads San Fernando Valley Fair



The San Fernando Valley Fair is coming back in June, and fair organizers are pitching horse shoes this year-for the first time ever, the famed Budweiser Clydesdale draft horses will be visiting the fair. The eight-horse hitch will be harnessed and hitched to their red, white and gold beer wagon. At the fair, the horses’ handlers will give grooming demonstrations, […]

Meet mystery novelist



Brandeis University National Women’s Committee of the Conejo Valley invites community residents to a special day withmystery novelist Rochelle Krich on Sun., May 7 at the Oak Park Community Center, 1000 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. The program is from 1 to 2:30 p.m. with boutiques opening at 11:30 a.m. Krich will discuss her writing and sign her books. The […]

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Build a haven for wild birds



Many kinds of birds are disappearing from our world. Loss of habitat is usually to blame. The good news is that private landowners and public land managers can help restore the natural order, one piece of property at a time. With detailed pictures and instructions, the new second edition of “The Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds” leads the way. […]

‘Music Man’ auditions begin May 20



Cabrillo Music Theatre will host auditions for “The Music Man” from Sat. to Mon., May 20 to 22. The popular musical tale of a conniving salesman who comes to River City, Iowa, to peddle band instruments will be presented this summer in the Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The call for nonequity actors is from 10 […]

Support for Barry Grovema



For years I have worked with members of the legislature on education and insurance issues. From drafting legislation designed to strengthen the screening process and background checks on camp counselors to lobbying for increased funding to serve children with special needs, I have experience in Sacramento. I know first hand that it can be a maze of confusion, resistance and […]

Move-In Ready



This single-story 4-bedroom and 2-bathroom home is move-in ready. The bathrooms are updated and up graded as is the kitchen with ample storage. Upgrades include newer dualpaned windows, six-panel doors, neutral carpeting, fresh paint in and out, plus central A/C & heating systems. This single family house comes with a huge poolsized lot of more than 12,600 square feet. Other […]

School district sets goals for coming yea



Las Virgenes Unified School District officials have set new goals to improve educational opportunities for students. The school board updates its goals every two to five years, Superintendent Sandra Smyser said. When she joined the district at the beginning of the school year, Smyser said she was instructed to view district goals with “fresh eyes.” There are more than 12,000 […]

Spring garden tours underway at Malibu Lagoon



Docents of the Malibu Lagoon Museum/Adamson House in Malibu are offering one-hour spring garden tours at 10 a.m. every Friday, followed by a one-hour tour of the historic Adamson House and a visit to the museum. The site is at 23200 Pacific Coast Highway. The fee for tours is $5. Group tours, by reservation only, are at 10 a.m. every […]

School spruced up for Arbor Day




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