2006-10-12

Volunteers needed for trail work



Conejo open space enthusiasts are being sought to help clean up and maintain area trails during the 16th annual COSCA Trail Work Day, Sat., Oct. 21. Volunteers should meet at the entrance to the Conejo Community Center Botanical Gardens off Gainsborough Road in Thousand Oaks. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and trail cleanup will take place from 8 a.m. until […]

Walking for Alzheimer’s



IN MEMORY OF-From left, Ken Grabot of Thousand Oaks, Alexis Becht of Calabasas, Jeanne McIlravy of Moorpark, Susan Becht of Calabasas, Nancy Biederman of Thousand Oaks and Nila Neukum of Culver City, take part in the Alzheimers Association Memory Walk along Thousand Oaks Boulevard on Saturday. The three-mile walk, sponsored by the Central Coast Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, began […]

Last Week’s Top Performers



Adam Fish, DL, Agoura: The senior lineman posted three sacks as AHS downed Simi Valley 28-19. Westlake defense: The boys in blue pitched a shutout against Royal, holding the Highlanders to 143 total yards, including 29 rushing yards on 23 carries. The Warriors won the game 31-0. Jordan Mannisto, P/PK, Westlake: Manisto, a junior, averaged 40.3 yards per punt in […]

Local Native American art on display



The National Park Service is presenting a fine art exhibit featuring watercolor, charcoal and pencil drawings by Sam S. Banagas from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends through Sun., Oct. 29 at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center off Lynn Road in Newbury Park. The program is free to the public. Banagas, a mineral resource inspector for the state […]

The roots of vandalism



I want to comment on the vandalism and crimes in Oak Park and crimes in general. If it is teenagers or young people committing these crimes then I blame the media. Particularly the music and movie industry. I see rap music as having a strong influence on young people nowadays. These rappers glorify violence, gangs, shootings and corrupt values as […]

It’s The Ideal Wood Ranch Location



It’s the ideal Wood Ranch location with lake access just a few doors down and is situated on a cul-de-sac location with a large entertainer’s yard. The setting is very tranquil and peaceful. The large master suite has a private viewing balcony, oversized vanity with two sinks, his/hers closets and a large soaking tub. A cook’s kitchen features a center […]

Deputy promotes motorsport safety



Hugo Mosquera has always had a passion for motorcycles. Since he was young, Mosquera has loved cruising the open road, as many riders do today. But according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department detective, the difference he sees between himself and too many of today’s bikers is training. Mosquera has used his platform to start a program dedicated to […]

When a loved one falls ill



“Options for care when a family member becomes ill” will be the topic of a symposium at the Goebel Senior Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks, just east of the 23 Freeway. The event is planned for 8:30 to 11:15 a.m. Sat., Oct. 21. Registration and a continental breakfast begin at 7:45 a.m. A self-guided tour of various facilities […]

Defending Marmonte League champs make a statement

Westlake loses to TOHS in five

Westlake was favored to win the Marmonte League girls’ volleyball championship this season, and so far they’ve done nothing to diminish those expectations. Entering Tuesday night’s showdown at home against rival Thousand Oaks, the Warriors were 14-1 overall and had reached the midpoint of the league schedule with six wins in six matches. Westlake hadn’t even lost a game against […]

Rotary Club welcomes the ‘Accidental CEO’

Speaker is a successful entrepreneur, author

The RotarClub of CalabasasAgoura Hills wihost successful entrepreneur and author Tom Voccolat today’s meetinin Calabasas. Voccola wrot”The AccidentaCEO: A leader’Journey from Egto Purpose.” An “accidental” CEO of three companies himself, Voccola is an accomplished speaker, writer and cofounder and past chairman of the Los Angeles area CEO Round Table for the American Electronics Association. With his wife, Frances, Voccola recently […]