Actor to emcee school benefit

School bond assessment is criticized

There is no question that the Oak Park Unified School District needs additional funds. A bond issue that will improve the quality of the schools, and therefore property values, should be assessed based on a formula that is fair to all property owners. The structure of the currently proposed B6 and C6 bond assessments is not fair. Due to the […]

Jordan Cohen

Jordan Cohen, estates director at Re/Max Olson & Associates Inc., Estate Brokerage, was commended for his sales production in March with sales totaling more than $5.2 million for the month. He was also honored for his record breaking sales production for 2005 with sales totaling more than 122 million. This tremendous accomplishment exceeded his previous company record. Jordan was the […]

Botanical tour grows in popularity

NATURE’S STORY-Left, botanist Tom Hayduk discusses native plants with visitors during a recent garden tour at SOKA University. Below is a Western Wallflower, one of the nearly 650 plant species that can be found in the Santa Monica Mountains.

Brush clearing program to air on CTV, public access

Mountains Restoration Trust and the Los Angeles Fire County Department’s Prevention BureauForestry Division have collaborated with Fine Cut Presentations to produce the cable television program “Fuel Reduction Demonstration” for residents in brushfire areas. The program demonstrates how to remove hazardous dry brush while preserving habitat for wildlife. “Fuel Reduction Demonstration” will air via cable access during brush clearance season in […]

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THURS., MAY 4 Conejo Valley Days The Conejo Valley’s festive annual Conejo Valley Days continues today featuring midway, carnival, rides, games, food, rodeo and live entertainment, and continues through Sun., May 7 at Conejo Creek Park South, Thousand Oaks. Hours are: 5 to 10 p.m. tonight; 5 p.m. to midnight Fri., May 5; noon to midnight Sat., May 6; and […]

Westlake’s Isaacs wins boys’ division at Marmonte League Diving Finals

It was a return to glory for two of the area’s finest divers. Royal’s Melani Meister and Westlake’s Jake Isaacs won the girls’ and boys’ varsity divisions during Monday’s Marmonte League Diving Finals at Thousand Oaks. Meister, a sophomore, has now captured back-to-back league championships. “The last couple of weeks I’ve been real stressed out about (the meet),” Meister said. […]

Religious Scientists to discuss prosperity

From 9:30 to 9:50 a.m. Sundays the Westlake Church of Religious Science hosts a prayerful “Time for Transformation.” At 10 a.m. Dr. Sue Rubin and the Rev. Jim Lockard present the “Celebration of Life” service. May’s theme is “Universal Abundance Personalized.” On Sun., May 7, the topic will be “Prosperity 101.” The church is at 880 Hampshire Road, Stes. V […]

Cartoon creates a bit of ill will

I have been reading with some interest the stories concerning the AYBA placing a limit on the amount of time a 10-year-old girl could play. I am in complete agreement with the general precept of your editorial on that subject. The news reports are legion with accounts of parents getting in the way of the fun that kids can have […]

At The End Of A Cul-De-Sac

This single-story house at the end of a culde-sac in the Oakbrook Highlands has an open floorplan with lots of natural light. There’s mature landscaping that backs up to greenbelt. The house has 3-bedrooms, 2-baths, living room and family room with dual-sided f i r e place. The kitchen has an eat-in nook. There’s newer light concrete tile roof, dual-pane […]

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