2006-11-16

ClvFFie Award recipients annouced



Exceptional citizens were honored in several categories this month at the Janet and Ray Scherr Forum in Thousand Oaks. More than 200 guests attended the sixth annual Conejo/Las Virgenes Future Foundation CLvFFie Awards. The Nov. 5 awards (pronounced Cliffie) recognize exceptional acts of citizenship in the arts, business, healthcare, community service and education. According to Fran Brough, the foundation’s executive […]

Common sense can help prevent children’s sports injuries



Participating in sports is a great way for children to get exercise, challenge themselves and learn to interact with others. While many parents worry about their children getting injured while playing sports, some common sense can go a long way to helping keep them safe. More than 30 million youth participate in organized sports in the United States. Nearly 775,000 […]

Clausen, Tyler bearing down on CIF record book



The records are within sight. Oaks Christian senior quarterback Jimmy Clausen has thrown 130 career touchdown passes. He’s three scores away from breaking the state’s alltime record set by L.A. Cathedral’s Robert De La Cruz from 1997-99. A model of efficiency, Clausen’s tossed 15 career interceptions, including one in 166 pass attempts this year. Lion senior running back Marc Tyler […]

Biologist to lecture on California wildlife



The National Wildlife Refuges-California’s Unknown Public Lands lecture about the California condor and other wildlife will be presented by biologist Richard Posey at 2 p.m. Sat., Nov. 18 at the National Park Service Visitor Center, 401 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The lecture is free. Posey will discuss the recreational opportunities in the wildlife refuges and the California Condor Recovery […]

Oak Park School District feels the loss



The only losers in last week’s bond election are the children. They are the ones who will be paying for H6 not passing. Mr. Loesing is right, we do have the highest tax rate, but does he see a Costco in our backyard or The Oaks mall providing us with extra tax dollars? Yes, we have a new track at […]

Frank Pernice Stacy Trimarchi Tristan Ahumada



Frank Pernice, Tristan Ahumada and Stacy Trimarchi recently received recognition for top achievement in the month of October from Century 21 Adobe Reality in Newbury Park. Pernice received the Top Listings award; Ahumada was recognized for Top Sales; and Trimarchi’s achievement was Gross Closed Commission. Chuck Leko and Michael Schaller, owners of Century 21 Adobe Realty, congratulated the associates for […]

Temple women to host boutique

Event to sell secular, Judaica gifts

Temple Adat Elohim’s Sisterhood will present the fourth annual holiday boutique from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sun., Dec. 3 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon., Dec. 4 at 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. The boutique will feature non-religious merchandise and creations from more than two dozen vendors, including women’s and children’s fashions, books, toys, jewelry, accessories and […]

Wellness Community to sponsor holiday gift boutique, home tour

Crafts, jewelry, art and antiques to be sold by more than 20 vendors

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura’s annual holiday gift boutique will be held in conjunction with its 15th anniversary Holiday Homes Tour. The boutique is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sat. and Sun., Dec. 2 and 3 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. More than 20 vendors will participate in the boutique. Items offered will include hand-knitted […]

Marc Tyler or Darrell Scott, who’s the better college football prospect?

Acorn Newspapers editors Kyle Jorrey and Stephen Dorman debate which running back has the most skills

No offense to Mr. Scott, a super-talented high school running back in his own right, but Oaks Christian’s Marc Tyler-like the Lions themselves-is on another level. After all, No. 26 is far from just the best back in Ventura County. For my money-and I’ve watched him since he was still sharing carries with the talented Aaron Ware-he’s the best in […]

Forum discusses education, competition



Movers and shakers in business communities throughout Ventura County headed to Simi Valley recently to discuss the state of the economy and where it might be headed. But these weren’t just typical business leaders. They were women from a variety of backgrounds, ethnicities and ages who attended a forum on “Economic Justice in the Changing Global Economy” last month at […]