Oak Park election deadline extended

Yesterday was the deadline for Oak Park residents to file nomination papers for the upcoming Municipal Advisory Council election.The filing period, which opened July 17, had been extended to Aug. 16 because not all the incumbents decided to run. Three seats on the council will be open in the November election. Bonnie Biddison and Jay Kapitz are seeking reelection, while […]

1950s celebrated

More than 100 women golfers from Woodland Hills to Camarillo and beyond strutted their stuff at the annual Sunset Hills Country Club Roadrunner Classic golf tournament in Thousand Oaks last week. In keeping with a nifty ’50s theme, the ladies sported poodle skirts, bobby socks and other duds reminiscent of the early rock ‘n’ roll era. The Sunset Hills Women’s […]

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THURS., AUG. 17 Oak Park Gardeners The Oak Park Gardeners will learn all about worms and worm castings at their 7 p.m. meeting at Mae Boyar Park, Oak Park. Public invited. (818) 706-6331 Calling Entrepreneurs Success Vision Networking group for entrepreneurs will hear from guest speaker Sharon Ball of Feng Shui Dynamics on “Is Your Office Space Sabotaging Your Success?” […]

California Stars take home the title

STARS SHINE BRIGHT-The California Stars U-15 Silver Elite soccer team, with athletes from Agoura, Oak Park, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and Woodland Hills, recently competed in the Islands Classic Soccer Tournament in Camarillo. Coached by Casey Bridges, the team went undefeated, earning the first-place championship. Pictured in the front row from left to right are Kelly Mena and Katelynn Martinez. […]

Yiddish theater at Skirball Center

The California Institute for Yiddish Culture and Language in association with the Skirball Cultural Center will present “The Gift of Yiddish Theater” from Dec. 16 to 21 at the Skirball, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. For a detailed schedule, visit www.yiddishinstitute.org or call (310) 745-1190 after Fri., Sept. 15. Spanning all genres, from religious parodies to musical comedy to […]

Jews have been persecuted

I am writing this letter as both an American citizen and an Israeli citizen. Seven million or so Israelis live surrounded by over 100 million Muslims that pray every day, five times a day, for the destruction and annihilation of the tiny state of Israel and the Jewish people. The Jewish people have been victimized by hatred, persecution and preaching […]

Tristan Ahumada

Chuck Leko and Michael Schaller, owners of Century 21 Adobe Realty, congratulate associates for outstanding production for July. Recognized for Top Listings and Top Sales was Tristan Ahumada and for Top Gross Closed Commission was Stacy

Community foundation accepting nominations for Golden Acorn

The Community Foundation for Oak Park has announced that nominations are now open for the Golden Acorn Award, which honors residents of Oak Park who volunteer their time and efforts to benefit their community. Recipients are dedicated to serving the community without seeking rewards. Criteria for the award include being an Oak Park resident during the period the service was […]

Lives lost on Sept. 11 honored with acts of kindness

There are many positive ways that Americans can remember Sept. 11, 2001, an otherwise tragic day that united the nation. There are potentially as many positive ways as there are Americans, and each of the nation’s communities can benefit from them. A nationwide, congressionally endorsed effort named MyGood Deed is working to establish a long-term, meaningful and positive way to […]

Businesses invited to take part in Oktoberfest

The Rotary Club of Newbury Park is offering opportunities for businesses to participate in its 20th annual Oktoberfest. The event, presented by Newbury Park Rotary and Farmers Insurance Group, will be held Sat. and Sun., Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, at Underwood Family Farms, between Thousand Oaks and Moorpark. Last year, the event attracted more than 8,000 people. “This is […]