2006-06-22

This Home Sits On A Nearly Quarter-acre Lot



This 4-bedroom, 2-bath home sits on a nearly quarter-acre lot with a heated pool, brick charcoal barbecue and a clear view of the Thousand Oaks hills and Fourth of July fireworks. Three skylights make this home bathed in sunshine. With a nearly new tiled kitchen, central air and berber carpets, walking distance to schools and shopping and no HOA, this […]

Oak Park High School changes drug abuse policy



The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education has approved a new optional support program for first time substance abusers. Students caught violating the school’s old drug policy would normally face punishments that include possible arrest, confiscation of all illegal substances and a five-day suspension with the offense noted on their permanent record. Parents would be notified, six sessions […]

City invites students to take free shuttle to schoo



The city of Agoura Hills is footing the bill for students who want to ride the public school bus this summer. Each year, the Las Virgenes Unified School District alternates the location of summer school. This summer, classes will be held in Calabasas. Lupin Hill Elementary, A.E. Wright Middle School and Calabasas High School started summer school this week. The […]

Chambers honors Business of the Year



Oak View grads rise to the challenge



A small, personal ceremony marked the graduation last week of 16 seniors from Oak View High School, the alternative school in Oak Park. It was the school’s 24th graduating class. Cheyenne Tara Sutphen was named valedictorian and Erik Anthony Kamrath salutatorian. Seven scholarships were awarded. Whitney Allison Vademerwe-Lee bested a number of applicants from all the schools in the Conejo […]

Interfaith group will host panel discussion



The Interfaith Relations Committee of the Valley Interfaith Council will host panelists from four faith traditions to discuss “Where is God When Disaster Strikes?” at 7 p.m. on Sun., June 25 at the Islamic Center of Northridge, 11439 Encino Ave., Granada Hills. Panelists include Rabbi Jan Offel, interim associate rabbi at Temple Aliyah in Woodland Hills; Manish Sahu, member of […]

Must see new movie by Al Gore



Al Gore’s movie, “An Inconvenient Truth,” is a nonpartisan examination of the human contribution to an emerging catastrophe: global warming. We all have a moral obligation to commit an hour and a half of our time to watch Al Gore’s movie. Only through knowledge can we better understand the cause and effects of global warming and what we can do […]

Cary and Cyndi Gerken



Cary and Cyndi Gerken of The Gerken Group from Re/Max Olson and Associates Inc., Westlake office, have been commended by broker/owner Todd C. Olson and President Keith Myers for their sales production in April totaling over $2.9 million. The group also received accolades for achieving “Platinum Award” status for 2005. This honor places them in the top 5 percent of […]

Outsiders help school district



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 […]

Round Meadow celebrates summer




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