2006-05-18

Higher sanitation fees aimed at Las Virgenes



Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (LVMWD) customers can expect to see a hike in their sanitation fees this Julyofficials said. If the increase is adopted by the district’s board of directors, customers will pay about $1.50 extra per month. “We’ve done everything possible to contain our costs without affecting services to our customers,” LVMWD GeneraManager John Mundy said”Still, sanitation expenses […]

Breakfast for mom



Local firm agrees to merger



Principle Based Leadership, an Agoura Hills company, announced that it has agreed to a merger with Accsellerate, LLC. Following the completion of the merger on May 30, the new company will be called Principle Based Enterprises. Principle Based Leadership specializes in leadership training and development, succession planning, online assessments and web-based coaching for businesses and individuals. “We are looking forward […]

Area softball squads open postseason Friday

Nine teams from the Conejo Valley are in the mix

The CIF-Southern Section softball playoffs begin Friday with nine area teams representing five divisions set to battle for the right to hang a coveted CIF championship banner. In Division I, the Marmonte League co-champion Thousand Oaks Lancers will host Foothill, the Sea View League’s third-place team. TOHS won eight of its last nine games to finish the regular season with […]

Heschel West fundraiser deemed a success



More than 400 people gathered in the Air Force One Pavilion at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley on Sun., May 7 to celebrate and raise funds for Heschel West Day School of Agoura Hills. The benefit dinner raised more than $250,000 and was sponsored by Countrywide Financial Corporation. This year’s honorees, the Wentz and Wacker families, were […]

Yes on schools



This June there are two important measures on the ballot that will maintain the outstanding quality of education that Oak Park schools are known for and that we all benefit from, whether we have children or not. They are Measures B6 and C6 and I urge you to support them. Yes, they will present a small increase in our annual […]

Leta Abbott



Leta Abbott of Re/Max Olson & Associates joins ranks of realtors who have earned the California Association of Realtors Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) real estate designation. Leta also achieved the Re/Max International 100 percent Club for 2005. The GRI is considered by many real estate industry professional to be the most advanced and comprehensive training program Leta Abbott available to […]

Celebrity art draws a crowd



Residents post scholastic achievements



Joseph La Rocque, a senior majoring in pre-communication, was named to the Scholastic Honor Roll for the winter term at Oregon State University. To be on the Honor Roll, students must carry at least 12 graded hours of course work. La Rocque had a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Meghan Dana Joss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric […]

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