Johnson performed well beyond her years

Oak Park freshman was a standout on the track

Some athletes have a difficult time adjusting to the competition level in high school sports during their freshman seasons. But for Oak Park High soon-to-be sophomore Tayler Johnson, taking the next step was an easy hurdle to overcome. Johnson made quite a first impression in her inaugural season with the Eagles by breaking the school record for the 100-meter hurdles […]

Kingsmen to perform outdoors

The Kingsmen Shakespeare Festival will present “Two Gentlemen of Verona” and “King Lear” at 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from June 29 through Aug. 5 on the CLU campus, 60 W. Olsen Road in Thousand Oaks. The grounds will open at 5:30 p.m. for picnicking and pre-show entertainment with musicians, dancing, juggling and swordfighting demonstrations. The shows are performed […]


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Foundation dedicated to cultural exchange

Each year, thousands of high school-aged students from countries as diverse as Indonesia, Chile, Hong Kong, Spain and Norway apply to become exchange students in the United States. Their goals are universal: to better their English, prepare for leadership in a global economy and expand their understanding of themselves and others. Their experiences, however, are as unique as their individual […]

Tips for saving at the pump

Sometimes it seems that gas prices only rise and never fall. While this is not entirely true, during peak summer driving season gas prices usually are their highest. With the goal of helping drivers save at the gas pump while helping to save the environment by driving more fuel efficiently, the Alliance to Save Energy is offering these tips: +Maintain […]

M. Fredric grows

M. Fredric has opened a new children’s clothing store at The Lakes in Thousand Oaks. The story carries clothes and accessories for newborns, infants, toddlers and children up to 6 years old. Collections from Baby Lulu, Charlie Rocket, Mish, Flowers by Zoe, Splendid Littles, Diesel and True Religion are among the featured lines at the store, where a flat-screen TV […]

VHS players honored by baseball coaches

The California Baseball Coaches Association named its 2007 All-Amateur Athletic Foundation teams recently, and many local athletes were recognized. Making the Division I first team was Thousand Oaks High pitcher Matt Bywater, Simi Valley outfielder Brett Hale and Newbury Park pitcher/first baseman Andrew Lambo. Lambo recently signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers after being picked in the fourth round of […]

Stage Door auditioning for male role in ‘Tender Trap’

Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills is seeking a male actor for the cast of “The Tender Trap,” now in rehearsal. The role is for supporting character Earl Lindquist, age 25 to 30. The show is a romantic comedy set in 1950s New York. The character is the head of a lab that tests new pharmaceuticals. He’s in love with […]

Centrally Located In Thousand Oaks

This singlestory, 2bedroom, 1.25-bath home has more than 900 square feet and is on a corner, lower level near schools, parks and shopping. This is a great starter home for a young family or a pair of singles. It would also be perfect for retirees downsizing or as an investment property. The low HOA dues provide for a community pool, […]

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