2006-06-01

Politics and pleasure



SOUND OFF-Hannah Finders, right, a member of the Concert Orchestra at Lindero Canyon Middle School, plays the acoustic bass during the school’s 2006 Finale Concert last week. While at the show, Lindero Principal Ron Kaiser, below, takes the opportunity to promote the Measure G school bond in Tuesday’s election.

Learn to live with wildlife



The National Park Service and On the Edge invite the public to attend a free wildlife and community fair to learn more about their wild neighbors who live in communities on the urban/wilderness edge from 3 to 7 p.m. Sat., June 10 at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. On the Edge is a […]

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THURS., JUNE 1 Senior of the Year City of Thousand Oaks’ Council on Aging hosts annual Senior of the Year awards ceremony and social from 7 to 9 p.m. at Goebel Senior Adult Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Five nominees will be honored, one selected as Senior of the Year. Entertainment, dessert. $2. (805) 449-2743 RSVP Due for […]

Oaks Christian overwhelms Oak Park to win second straight title

Lions win 3-0 in clash of topseeded teams

Any changing of the guard in Division IV boys’ volleyball will have to wait another year as top-seeded Oaks Christian (25-4) defeated rival Oak Park (33-8) Saturday in three consecutive games to win its program’s second-consecutive CIF title. The clash of two local programs well-known for their athletic rivalry drew a large contingency of fans to nearby Westlake High School, […]

This party is too much fun for the whole family



REACHFORTHESKY–Mike Wallace, 9, of Westlake Village, leaps up and tries to touch the banner flying high in the wind during the eighth annual Stand for Children “Party in the Park” at Conejo Creek Park last Sunday. Sponsored by the Conejo Valley Day Care Association, the event featured family-oriented fun including arts and crafts, face painting, live entertainment, food and refreshments. […]

Grin and bear it



With all the bears roaming our paved enclave, you would think that this was once a wilderness. Welcome home, little bear, but beware-it’s dangerous here. Mark Tracy Agoura Hills

Magnificent



This 5-bedroom, 5.5bath estate with views is on a large lot with study and formal living/dining rooms, gourmet kitchen and butler’s pantry. Outside is a pool, spa and pool house with kitchen and bath. For more information on this property listed at $5,999,000, call Dick and Terry Goodrich of Coldwell Banker.

Consultant called in



With the possibility of higher sanitation and water rates on the horizon, the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District is looking for advice on how to keep costs under control. The district wants to hire a consultant to study the water and sewer rates and various finance options. The board is considering raising sanitation fees by 5 percent. “This external expert […]

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Summer vacation is coming soon, but there is still time to squeeze in some volunteer work. Roll up your sleeves and lend a hand, whether helping to feed the homeless or repairing a park trail. Ventura County Food Share, Inc. has an urgent need of volunteers in the categories of order fillers, gleaners, produce and nonperishable food sorters, truck drivers […]

Special guest pays a visit




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