2006-09-21

Strike averted at Los Robles Hospital



There will be no healthcare workers strike at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks, thanks to a new contract that was reached last week. The agreement between the employees union and the Los Robles parent company, HCA, Inc. came after 15 days of long, late night meetings, say those involved. It affects 4,000 employees at five California […]

Cyclists to benefit reading program



The Harvest Ride for Literacy on Sat., Oct. 7 will include distances of 30 miles, 55 miles, 100 miles and a 12-mile Family Ride. Start times are between 7 and 10 a.m. All rides will start and finish at the Ventura Unified School District Education Service Center, 255 W. Stanley Ave., Ventura. Ride participants can enjoy ocean views and comfortable […]

Honor roll



Edan Johna of Oak Park was named to the dean’s list at Northeastern University in Boston, Mass. Johna is majoring in international affairs. To qualify for the honor, students must carry a full program of at least four courses with a grade point average of 3.25 or greater and no course grade lower than a C.

Third-graders to get Bibles



The United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 Westlake Blvd., Westlake Village, will celebrate Christian education Sunday on Sept. 24. Bibles will be presented to third graders. The Rev. Gary Alan Dickey’s message will be “An Example of a Great Church” at the 8, 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship services. Sunday School classes will meet at 9 a.m. Childcare will […]

Visit Getty Villa



A day tour of the Getty Villa in Malibu is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 7. Guests will travel via deluxe coach, departing from the corner of Westlake Blvd. and Agoura Road in Westlake Vil age at 9 a.m. The cost is $60 per person, which includes entry, parking, transportation, a tour guide and refreshments. Call […]

Bella Donna takes to stage to raise funds for Oak Park High



Bella Donna, a tribute band to singer Stevie Nicks, will perform at The Canyon club in Agoura Hills on Sat., Oct. 7 to help raise funds for Oak Park High School. The show, which begins at 9 p.m., is a one-of-a-kind concert experience, recreating Nicks’ persona and music. Featuring the talents of eight experienced musicians, Bella Donna has attracted a […]

Charming Two Story Cottage-Style House



Situated on a cul-de sac and backing to open space is a charming two story cottage-style home. Listen to the peaceful waterfall that cascades into the lagoon style pool with an attached spa. The home is updated with beautiful baths, travertine floors, arched windows and much more. This home has spacious rooms and boasts of 4 large bedrooms and 3.5 […]

Four candidates test campaign waters



Two incumbents and two newcomers are vying for three seats on the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District board of directors. Mary Altmann, a business owner and environmentalist who lives in Malibou Lake is challenging Lee Renger for Division 3, which represents Calabasas and nearby unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, including Stokes Canyon where Renger has lived for 38 years. […]

Fundraiser helps children to ride on



MADE IN THE SHADE-More than 450 people attended the sixth annual Ride On therapeutic horsemanship fundraiser at Ventura Farms recently. The event raises money to support Ride On’s programs which provide individuals with physical and mental disabilities the opportunity to ride horses.

College nights coming to two cities

Programs will feature colleges across U.S.

More than 50 colleges and universities from around the country including two and four-year schools, vocational programs, the armed forces and military academies will be represented at the annual Oak Park/ Las Virgenes Unified School District’s College Fair Night. Students and families from Oak Park, Agoura and Calabasas high schools will attend the informational event to be held from 7 […]