2006-09-28

Reyes Adobe Days seeks community involvement



Entry forms and tickets are now available for many of the featured events during Reyes Adobe Days, a three-day festival hosted by the city of Agoura Hills on Oct. 13 to 15. Businesses and organizations are invited to enter the Reyes Adobe Days parade on Sat., Oct. 14, a one- mile procession with Grand Mar- shal Jenilee Harrison that will […]

Tips to prevent kitchen fires



The best recipes are those that list fire safety as the top ingredi- ent. The National Fire Protection Association’s annual public awareness campaign, Fire Pre- vention Week, is slated for Oct. 8 through 14. Everyone seems to have a story about a cooking experience gone awry, but burnt dinners are no joke. The association studies show that cooking fires are […]

School lunches take a bite from wallet



Students will soon pay more for cafeteria food in Oak Park schools. The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education unanimously ap- proved the increase last week. It becomes effective Oct. 16. The cost of lunch at el- ementary schools will go up $1. Lunch, which includes an entrée, two side dishes and a container of milk, will in- […]

Tri-Valley Standings



                    League   Overall OCHS             0–0–0       3–0–0 Oak ark         0–0–0       3–0–0 G. Brethren     0-0-0       1-2-0 Nordhoff         0-0-0       1-2-0 Carpinteria       0-0-0       0-3-0 Santa Paula     0-0-0       0-3-0

Scare up some good ideas for Halloween



Whether you’re a hardcore haunted house fan or you just want to find a spooky hayride or an eerie pumpkin patch, there’s probably a haunted attraction within a few miles of your own backyard. Of course, like everything else these days, the Halloween season has embraced technology. It’s now possible to go on the Internet, punch in your ZIP code […]

Will the Real Change Agent Please Stand?



I came across another version of the “Serenity Prayer” the other day. It states, “God grant me the serenity to accept the people I can- not change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it’s me.” Denial is part of the human character and it’s painful to admit to personal failings. It’s much easier […]

A Beautiful Newbury Park Property



This beautiful Newbury Park property has four bed- rooms and three bathrooms and is approximately 1,952 square feet per tax assessor. This home has upgraded tile floor, neutral carpeting and smooth ceilings. There is and elegant living room with a vaulted ceiling, fire- place and two solar tubes. The lovely kitchen has upgraded tile, gas range, built- in microwave and […]

Be part of history



Is grandma’s old quilt still up in the attic and you don’t know what to do with it? Got a bunch of ancient do-hickies and you’re not sure what they are, but you know that they’re old? The city of Agoura Hills has created a wish list of period items it would like to acquire for the Reyes Adobe Historical […]

Agoura Hills woman wins in Boys & Girls Club raffle



The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme pulled the second round of early bird tickets Sept. 16, and Agoura Hills resident Terry Wong won $1,000 in the House of Ten Thou- sand Dreams Home Raffle, which will end Nov. 4. Wong is still entered to win $10,000 in prizes for the special bonus drawing in October, […]

Las Virgenes API scores push 900



The Las Virgenes Unified School District has exceeded state standards in language and math- ematics, according to the latest re- port released by the California Department of Education. Every school in the district re- ceived high marks for its Aca- demic Performance Index scores. The API scores are based on a scale of 200 to 1,000, as calcu- lated from […]