The Friends of Oak Park Schools, a volunteer organization represented by Barry Myerson and Lori Yacobian, recently presented the Oak Park Unified School Board with a check for $51,000. The amount was 25 percent larger than last year’s contribution. The money, presented June 13, was a voluntary donation of D4 parcel taxes from nearly 100 families that don’t live in […]
Ed Bjurstrom, founder of CareNow Foundation Inc. has appointed Carrie Sharpshair to serve as executive director for the organization. CareNow is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide essential healthcare to the world’s least served. CareNow was launched on April 26. As executive director, Sharpshair will work closely with Bjurstrom and oversee all operational aspects of the organization. Sharpshair’s […]
A women’s yoga and Christian meditation class meets every Friday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks, 1000 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. There is no charge and the class is open to women of all ages and fitness levels. For more information, call Lois Sheen at (805) 497-3451.
Prima donna No matter how much care and attention I give my roses, they still complain. We began the season with careful pruning and dormant spray to guard against pests in the coming spring. Judicious feeding followed, timed just right to avoid pushing premature growth. Periodic feeding came next–just enough–at proper intervals. Finally, those roses began to deliver. Beautiful blooms, […]
Michael Schaller and Chuck Leko, broker/owners of Century 21 Adobe Realty, recently congratulated Steve Young for receiving the company’s coveted Centurion Producer award following his 2005 sales success. The award honors sales associates. Young will be presented with a statue and lapel pin, in addition to being recognized at the Century 21 International Convention. “Steve Young is a leader and […]
The Sheriff’s Teenage Traffic Offender Program (STTOP) wants you to be the eyes and ears of the community. If you witness a case of reckless driving, call STTOP at (818) 8805420. To learn more, visit www.sttop.net.
Dr. John Fitzpatrick, a Westlake Village resident and former superintendent of the Las Virgenes Unified School District (1995 to 2004), was recently awarded the Rossier School of Education award from the University of Southern California. Presented at Pepperdine University’s doctoral hooding ceremony, Fitzpatrick was acknowledged for advancing knowledge and practice in the field of education and for his leadership and […]