2006-09-07

Smeck wins park superintendant award



Each year the National Park Service recognizes employees for outstanding work in the field of park natural resources. The 2005 Director’s Awards for Natural Resource Stewardship single out six NPS employees for their leadership and work on issues such as coral reef monitoring, grizzly bear research, mixed-grass prairie restoration, and the planning and integrating of resources into maintenance operations. Though […]

Masry Awards are coming



The Agoura/Oak Park/ Conejo Valley Chamber will host the annual Edward L. Masry Awards for Integrity in Community Service on Oct. 20 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza. The second annual awards ceremony recognizes the area’s top civic leaders, teachers and public safety employees for their contributions to the community. The master of ceremonies will be longtime television personality Wink Martindale, […]

Roundtable to explore wage laws



Local business owners will learn the importance of staying upto-date on wage and hour laws at the first in a series of free roundtable seminars offered by Ventura County’s largest law firm, Nordman Cormany Hair & Compton LLP. Senior partner Jonathan Fraser Light and of counsel Lou Cappadona will discuss overtime laws, meal and rest breaks, rounding of time, payroll […]

Students roar for new murals, play equipment



Students at White Oak Elementary School in Westlake Village roared like their lion mascot at their first day of school assembly last week to celebrate new murals and playground equipment, including a rock-climbing wall and additional swing sets. Murals have been painted on the handball court and a multipaneled lunch area wall. Principal Abbey Irshay conducted a special ribbon-cutting ceremony […]

Chabad to host lecture tonight at academy



At 8 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Sept. 7, Rabbi Danny Cohen from Hebron will lecture on “From Hebron to Agoura Hills” at the Conejo Jewish Academy, 30345 Canwood St., Agoura Hills. Admission is free. Hebron is adjacent to the Cave of the Patriarchs, the property that patriarch Abraham purchased as a burial place for his wife Sarah 4,000 years ago. In […]

Classic cars rolling into Harborview



Classic vehicles dating back to 1975 and earlier will be on display during the Ventura Vintage Rods Harbor Run 16 on Sun., Sept. 10 in Harborview Park at Channel Islands Harbor, Oxnard. The public will have the opportunity to view more than 350 classic cars during the free event, which starts at 8 a.m. and concludes with an awards ceremony […]

Joan Osborne



The awards for Top Producer from Prudential California Realty’s Camarillo office for May was won by Joan Osborne. Off to a remarkable start this year, Osborne took Top Listing Agent and Top Selling Agent for January, Top Selling Agent for February, and Top Listing Agent for April. This consistency of excellent production has been reflected throughout Osborne’s four-decade career as […]


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