Join grand jury

Nominations for the 2007-08 grand jury are being sought by the Superior Court of California, Ventura County. To be considered for nomination, applicants must be citizens of the United States, 18 years of age or older, in possession of their natural faculties, of ordinary intelligence, of sound judgment and of good character, have been a resident of Ventura County for […]

Words, Wit and Wisdom lunch slated

The Brandeis University National Women’s Committee San Fernando Valley Chapter will host its 18th annual Words, Wit and Wisdom luncheon from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon., April 16 at the Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles. The seminar will feature Jonathan Kirsch, author of “A History of the End of the World”; Rochelle Krich, crime fiction author […]

Heed beach, ocean safety tips

There’s nothing better than a day at the beach. The sun, the surf . . . what could be more fun? However, no environment is risk free. The ocean is powerful and unpredictable, and without the proper safety precautions our local beaches can be dangerous. You and your family should enjoy the beach this summer, but always with the utmost […]

Local ice hockey team wins in the desert

Kids have a right to play outdoors

I am one of the residents mentioned in the recent Acorn HOA rules article and would like to reply to one the letters of last week. The original rules of 1980 stated that “every owner of a lot shall have a right and easement of ingress and egress and enjoyment in and to the common areas.” Because they have the […]

James Collins

James Collins of Kiefer and Partners Real Estate Company completed the Realtor e-PRO course to earn the certification offered through the National Association of Realtors. The certification course is an educational program designed to provide real estate professionals with the technology tools needed to assist consumers in the purchase or sale of a home. “The real estate industry has undergone […]

Superintendent stays at Las Virgenes

Sandra Smyser will continue her work as superintendent of the Las Virgenes Unified School District. One of three finalists for a superintendent’s post in Boulder, Colo., Smyser has been informed by the Boulder Valley School District that she didn’t get the job. “I am happy to say that I will not be going to Boulder,” Smyser said. “The expressions of […]

Vendors sought for Antiques Faire

Vendors are needed for the Stagecoach Inn Museum’s annual Antiques Faire from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., May 5 at 51 S. Ventu Park Road, Newbury Park. The show and sale will feature antiques, art, collectibles, silver, china, crystal, jewelry, toys, kitchenware, furniture, vintage clothing, accessories, timepieces, books and primitives. Appraisals will cost $5 per item. Antiques expert Rita […]

Academic olympians expand their horizons

OCHS, Viewpoint netters ranked No. 1 in CIF

In the latest CIF-Southern Section coaches’ poll released Monday, both the Oaks Christian and Viewpoint boys’ volleyball teams were ranked No. 1 in their respective divisions. Oaks Christian reigns supreme in Division IV, while Viewpoint was the top team in Division V. Both schools won CIF-SS championships a year ago. Oaks Christian’s biggest rival, Oak Park High, was ranked fifth […]