2006-10-12

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]


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