Program ideas for PTA offered tonight

Ventura County PTA members and leaders are invited to gather ideas and resources at “PTA Program Spirit Night,” at 7 p.m. tonight, Thurs., Oct. 26 at the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools building, 5189 Verdugo Way, Camarillo. The program is free and is sponsored by the 12th District PTA, which serves PTAs in Ventura County, Oak Park and Calabasas. Participants […]

Hats off to reading

Hats of every size, color and theme adorned the heads of students at Red Oak Elementary last Friday. Each child carried a book that corresponded to his or her homemade masterpiece. The entire student body marched around the school blacktop as music played and parents watched. “It’s fun to see everyone’s creative ideas,” said Paige Loter, whose son, Nicholas, 5, […]

Philippoussis brings the thunder from down under

Calabasas High jazz band to play with pros

Professional jazz musicians will be the featured performers at the Calabasas High School Jazz Concert at 7 p.m. on Mon., Nov. 6 at Calabasas High School. Saxophonist Ted Nash and trumpet player Marcus Printup will perform a set with students at the upcoming concert, said Sherri Schreiber, chair of the Calabasas Music Boosters. Nash is a member of the Lincoln […]

Not just another sore loser

A high school football game was played last Friday night in Moorpark. By definition, any game is supposed to be fun and competitive. This was neither. Not since the Romans fed the Christians to the lions have we seen a massacre of this proportion. In the only matchup of the regular season between Oaks Christian of Westlake Village and another […]

This Move-In Ready Home Has Fabulous Curb Appeal

This 5bedroom, 2.5bath home with pool, spa and a 3-car garage offers 2,347 square feet is in move-in ready condition. The home has fabulous curb appeal with a freshly painted exterior and white roll-up garage doors. There is a newer concrete and brick-trimmed driveway and entry path. The designer two-toned painted interior offers smooth ceilings, white crown and base moldings, […]

Mountain lion presumed dead

National Park Services officials believe that an unknown mountain lion roaming in the Santa Monica Mountains killed P8, the last young male offspring of the local dominant cougar labeled P1. P1 and his family were tracked via radio collar for several years. The 9-year-old male killed his mate and two of his youngsters in recent months, but tracking records show […]

Church women celebrate diversity

The Conejo Unit of Church Women United will be celebrating the gift of diversity at the World Community Day 2006 service on Fri., Nov. 3 at King of Glory Lutheran Church, 2500 Borchard Road, Newbury Park. The coffee fellowship will be at 10 a.m. and the service “Signs of Healing” at 10:30. World Community Day 2006 is an opportunity to […]

Amgen offers opportunities to college students

As part of its mission to advance science education, the Amgen Foundation announced its partnership with 10 of the nation’s leading universities to provide hundreds of selected undergraduate students an opportunity to engage in a fully funded, hands-on research experience each summer. Amgen Scholars is a $25 million, eight-year program that will provide research experience for students interested in pursuing […]

Oak Park girls’ volleyball team hangs tough, but can’t put La Reina away

Regents prevail in four games, earning at least a share of Tri-Valley League championship

Last season Oak Park and La Reina split the Tri-Valley League’s girls’ volleyball championship. In front of a raucous crowd Tuesday night at Oak Park High, La Reina all but assured that history won’t repeat itself this year. After dropping the first game of the night, the Regents came back to defeat OPHS in a fourgame thriller by scores of […]