Likes Callero for Triunfo district

I would like to take this opportunity to ask all the voters living within the Triunfo Sanitation District to reelect Norma Callero to the Triunfo Sanitation District’s board of directors. I have known Norma for over 20 years. In that time she has proven that she has the knowledge and qualifications to be a leader on the Triunfo Sanitation District’s […]

Affordable Home in Newbury Park

This is a wonderful home for a first time buyer. It has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths and a very livable 1577 sq. ft. The beautiful backyard is filled with fruit trees, which can be enjoyed by the covered patio. There is a separate laundry room. And for the family with children, it is located within the highly acclaimed Conejo […]

Young entrepreneur splits his profits

Third grader is collecting neighborhood recycling

Jonathan Pietsch wanted to buy a toy, but it cost more than he could afford so his parents encouraged him to come up with a way to earn some money. That challenge was just the impetus Jonathan needed. Before long the Oak Hills Elementary School third grader had decided he would collect recyclables from the neighborhood to earn some pocket […]


THURS., Oct. 12 For Rockhounds Dick Flaharty speaks at Conejo Gem and Mineral Club, 7:30 p.m., Hillcrest Arts Center, 403 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Flaharty shows slides and samples from Central Oregon, discusses Maury Mountain, Hampton Butte, Newbury Crater, more. Free, public welcomed. Pebble Pup workshop (youth program) during the business meeting. (805) 532-1916. FRI., OCT. 13 Poetry in […]

Agoura golfer aces 266-yard hole

Scott Sava of Agoura Hills accomplished a rare feat when he scored a hole in one on Westlake’s 266-yard, par four 17th hole with a driver. It was the first career ace- or double eagle-for the 16handicap golfer. Witnesses included Tom Endo, Richard Burke, Jim Kubit, Doug Waters, Marty McHugh and John Tickner.

Local photographers take auction against hunger

“Erasing Hunger One Photo aa Time,” a benefit for the nonprofit Children’s Hunger Fundwill be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sun.Oct. 29 at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza, 880 S. Westlake Blvd.Westlake Village. The event includes Photos for Hunger art exhibit, along with a silent and live auction. Thirty photographers have donated their photos. Light refreshments and beverages will be […]

Global warming issue is overblown

In some court cases, particularly high profile ones, both the prosecutor and the defense attorney hire so-called experts to help win their cases. Today, we have experts claiming that our earth is in peril because of “global warming.” There also are many experts who refute this claim, but they get much less media attention. From about A.D. 800 to A.D. […]

Alyson Silverman

Syd Leibovitch is proud to announce that Alyson Silverman, a Rodeo Realty Realtor in the Calabasas branch, is studying to get her Broker’s license and has applied for the real estate Ethics Committee. Active in her community, Alyson volunteers with numerous local charities including Cardiac Kids, Locks of Love and recently donated her time to the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts […]

Foundation awards Golden Acorn

The prestigious Golden Acorn Award, presented by the Community Foundation for Oak Park, has been awarded to Cindi Gortner for her tireless efforts on behalf of the students in Oak Park schools. “This was a difficult decision” said David Ross, Foundation president. “The Foundation received several nominations of community volunteers but it was imperative that we honor Cindi for all […]

Office condos becoming more popular

With rents on the rise and demand growing for office space ownership, a local investor/developer plans to build a $17million office condominium building in Thousand Oaks. TR Funding expects to break ground in November 2006 for “The Vantage at Westlake” on a two-acre site at 2629 Townsgate Road, one block west of Westlake Boulevard and just south of the 101 […]