2006-11-16

Six members reelected to CLU Board



Six members of the California Lutheran University Board of Regents were reelected to serve threeyear terms on the university’s governing board. Local residents elected for additional terms were Kate McLean of Westlake Village, former president and CEO of Ventura County Com munity Foundation; and Jamey Power of Westlake Village, executive vice president and senior partner of J.D. Power and Associates. […]

This home is a winter wonderland



Beauties and beasts



ANIMATED-Viewpoint School’s middle school actors gave three sold-out performances of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” last week. Shown here, Allie Carieri of Calabasas as the duster, Scott Davis of Woodland Hills as the clock, and Maryn Shaw from Lake Sherwood as the wardrobe.

Gifts for the DoitYourselfer on Your Holiday List



While you’re making your list and checking it twice this holiday season, don’t forget the doityourselfers on your list. Cool weather seldom chills the DYIer’s enthusiasm for home improvement projects. The work of creating one’s castle simply moves inside. The perfect holiday gift is always something that appeals to an individual’s special interests. From basic tool kits to home improvement […]

Area Voter Snapshot



                                        Registered                                            Voters                                                                      Democratic       Republican     Voter Turnout State of California             15.8 million                 42%                   34%                     45% Los Angeles County         3.9 million                 50%                   27%                     45% Ventura County                   391,000                   38%                   40%                     37% Calabasas                             12,601                     45%                   33%                     38% Agoura Hills                         12,332                     40%                   37%                     42% Westlake Village                   5,644                     31%                   48%                     45% Thousand Oaks                   72,610                     31%                   46%                     41% Moorpark                             17,135                     32%                   44%                     40% Simi Valley                           62,975                     30%                   48%                     37% […]

Toy drive coming

Native Americans to share culture with families

Redbird, a group that celebrates Native Americans, will host its annual toy and school supplies drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Dec. 2 at the Oakbrook Park Chumash Interpretive Center, 3290 Lang Ranch Parkway, Thousand Oaks. Donations of new, unwrapped toys and basic school supplies will be given to Native American children and families in need of assistance. […]

Student art to be showcased at B of A



The artistic talent of Lindero Canyon Middle School students is now being showcased at Bank of America in Agoura Hills. Twelve art students from Lindero Canyon Middle School were honored for their work at a recent Las Virgenes Unified School District Board of Education meeting. Three of the students were awarded savings bonds. Marilyn Fine, an art teacher at Lindero […]

Making the most of holiday leftovers



Holiday time means turkey, and turkey usually means leftovers. Now you can jazz up roast turkey and watch it disappear. The Reuben Tortilla offers another opportunity to savor the holiday leftovers. It’s easy to make, and thanks to sauerkraut, it’s healthy. A Reuben Tortilla uses four 8-inch whole wheat tortillas, softened; 1/2 cup fatfree Thousand Island dressing; 4 ounces cooked […]

Borders to host jazz musicians



The Mark Harrison Quintet, an L.A.-based group, will bring funky jazz to Borders Bookstore, 125 W. Thousand Oaks Blvd., from 2 to 4 p.m. Sun., Nov. 19. All ages are welcome to the free concert.

Winter is the season to save energy and water



As winter approaches, the employee-owners of the Ferrellgas team want to remind local homeowners that now is the time to make sure their homes are ready for winter. To help homeowners prepare for colder weather, Ferrellgas is offering these simple suggestions to keep homes safe and warm, and energy bills down. These suggestions were compiled by Ferrellgas, the National Propane […]


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