2007-05-03

Oak Park students serve tea



HONOR THY PARENT- Oak Park High School sophomore Ilana Kaye and her mom, Susan, at the school’s annual Parent Day Tea last Thursday. The event, hosted by the school’s peer counseling program, was an opportunity for students to honor their parents.

Marmonte League Swim Finals today in Simi



The Marmonte League will conduct its swimming finals this afternoon at the Rancho Simi Community Park pool in Simi Valley. The boys’ and girls’ varsity and junior varsity action is scheduled to get underway at 3 p.m. Westlake and Thousand Oaks have dominated the league for much of the regular season, but competitors from Agoura, Calabasas, Royal, Newbury Park and […]

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Lynn Jossel, age 81, passed away Friday, April 20, 2007, at her home in Westlake Village. There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial gathering at the Westlake Hyatt Hotel in the Mediterranean Room at 11:00 on Sunday, May 6. Refreshments will be served later for our guests at the home of the deceased. 18AT22S

Pacific Festival Ballet to premiere ‘Sea Princess’

Tickets on sale now for May 18 shows

Pacific Festival Ballet, the resident ballet company of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, will present the world premiere of a new, full-length ballet, “The Sea Princess,” at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 18 at the Fred Kavli Theatre, 2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. The ballet has an original score from film and television composer Eric Allaman. The music […]

Perry Abourisk



At Prudential California Realty’s awards banquet last month, owner/broker Bob Majorino addressed a ballroom filled with management, staff and agents, all of whom awaited a special announcement- the 2006 winner of the Award of Excellence. “This award is given to only one individual each year, selected as a result of the observations of the management, staff and associates of that […]

Senior Expo provides options for elderly



Vicky Leary, 77, has a decision to make. Should she eventually move in with one of her children who live in the Midwest, or when the time comes, should she consider home care or assisted living in Agoura Hills, the city she has called home for decades? The experts who appeared April 17 at the 10th Annual Senior Expo at […]

County healthcare receives grants



The Livingston Memorial Foundation of Westlake Village has presented grants totaling more than $396,000 to 32 Ventura County nonprofit organizations for medical and health-related issues during its 2006-07 grant yearwhich ended April 30. Some of the agencies which received grants include the following. +Livingston Memorial Visiting Nurse Association Health Corporation, $135,500 to provide subsidized care for residents of Ventura County […]

Running under the heat



RED OAK ROCKS- Second-grader Robbie Otal completes the first of many laps during Red Oak Elementary School’s annual jogathon. In spite of the summer-like temperature, the students gave their all to support the school’s fundraising efforts.

Top local swimmers stroked



Simi Valley High and Conejo Simi Aquatics (CSA) member Wade Federer figures he’s logged nearly 300 miles in the pool during practices and meets in the past year and a half. Although he calls the amount of time he spends in the water “insane,” Federer and six other high school senior swimmers were rewarded for all their hard work during […]

Teens invited to library advisory group



The Agoura Hills Library invites teens to join the library’s teen advisory group. An informative meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Sat., May 5 at the library, 29901 Ladyface Court. Cinco de Mayo refreshments will be served. Teens may earn community service hours for participation in the advisory group. For reservations, call (818) 889-2278.