2007-05-17

Woman’s concern leads to street safety



The Ventura County Board of Supervisors agreed May 8 to place stop signs in both directions on Rockfield Street at North Tuscany Drive in Oak Park. The signs will be installed within several weeks. Orange flags will alert drivers to the new traffic measure, according to County Transportation Director Butch Britt. The change is the result of Thea LaCouture’s concern […]

New riding trail delights horse owners



Owning a horse in Old Agoura is now safer thanks to a new trail installed by the city of Agoura Hills. To celebrate the long-awaited trail’s creation, the Old Agoura Homeowners Association is hosting an inaugural trail ride and ribbon cutting ceremony on Sat., May 19. After the ride, an equine microchip clinic will be offered. The existing portions of […]

Tai chi may help relieve headaches



Researchers have found that tai chi, a traditional Chinese lowimpact mindbody exercise, provided significant health benefits for adults suffering from tension headaches. Compared with a control group, patients who participated in a 15-week tai chi program not only were helped with headache pain but also perceived improvement in other areas, reporting increased energy, emotional wellbeing and social functioning, and improved […]

Student recognized



Camille Mahlknecht, a student at Lindero Canyon Middle School, has been named a United States National Award winner in the subject of English by the United States Achievement Academy. Camille is the daughter of Cheri and Henry Mahlknecht of Agoura Hills. Students are selected based on recommendations by their teachers, coaches, counselors and other sponsors and on standards of selection […]

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Agoura Burglars stole $3,040 worth of music equipment April 28 from a vehicle parked near Agoura High School. One of a group of young males who were teasing each other April 28 at the Vons supermarket on Kanan Road reported that they were assaulted by a middle-aged man. They said they had not provoked the older man. An MP3 player, […]

Pepperdine to present a capella group



Pepperdine University Center for the Arts presents the a cappella group Anonymous 4 at 7:30 p.m. Thurs., June 7 at the Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. According to event organizers, the group is known for their “unearthly vocal blend and virtuosic ensemble singing.” The four women in the group “interweave music with poetry and narrative.” Tickets, […]

Strike up the band



Want to hear some great music? Take those iPod ear buds out for a minute and tune in to the sounds of the Agoura High School music program. The school’s jazz bands are the talk of the town. The Studio Jazz Band and the Jazz A Band were both named among the top 15 high school bands in the United […]

Triunfo Sanitation District May Board Meeting Location



The Triunfo Sanitation District Board of Directors meeting will be held Monday, May 21, 2007 at 5:15 pm, in the Oak Park Community Center (1000 N Kanan Road, Oak Park, California). For information visit www.triunfosanitationdistrict.com, or call the Clerk of the Board at (805) 658-4642.

Parenting workshop



The Friends of the Woodland Hills Library will offer a parenting workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., May 19 at 22200 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills. The topic will concern how to maintain good relationships with adult children. Presenters are Nickie Godfrey, a licensed marriage and family therapist, and Yolanda Noack and Marsha Spike, licensed clinical social workers. For […]

E-waste ready for recycling



GET RID OF IT- A large pile of electronics waits to be recycled. Residents dropped off the unwanted materials at Oak Park High School during the recent Oak Park Beautification Day.


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