Condition of Oak Park utilities a cause for worry

Area has 'worst equipment,' according to one official

The delivery of electricity and water to the community of Oak Park is of concern to some public officials who say facilities are unreliable, insufficient and aging. Representatives from Southern California Edison Co. and Calleguas Municipal Water District discussed the issue at a recent meeting of the Oak Park Municipal Advisory Council. Electrical outages Numerous electrical outages over the past […]

Mike and Mr. Monster

My favorite color is plain blue, I’m quite shy, one of my favorite dishes is cereal, I love the sound of stillness, and when I get to the Pearly Gates I’d love to hear God say that I did what I needed to do in life- I just existed. That’s who I am. That’s plain old boring Mike. But come […]

Wellness Community Holiday Homes Tour seeks more boutique venders

Annual event is Dec. 1 and 2

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is seeking additional vendors for its 16th annual Holiday Homes Tour Boutique, which will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sat. and Sun., Dec. 1 and 2 at White Oak Elementary School, 31761 W. Village School Road, Westlake Village. Tour organizers are seeking vendors who specialize in home and garden accessories, holiday and gift items […]

Team effort has Lions primed for water polo glory

Agoura High may be ranked No. 1 in the CIFSouthern Section Division IV boys’ water polo coaches’ poll, but there’s a team just around the corner trying to catch them. Four miles away, to be exact. With a 145 overall record, including a 50 mark in the TriValley League, Oaks Christian has ascended to the No. 3 spot in Division […]

Christian Scientist discusses healing

David Stevens, a fulltime prayer-based healer, will present a talk titled “Who do you think you are? A spiritual perspective makes all the difference” at 2 p.m. Sun., Oct. 21 at First Church of Christ, Scientist, 28635 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. During his talk, Stevens will speak from his own experience about what is spiritual identity and how learning more […]

Apartments should be smoke-free

Apartment residents have no protection from their neighbor’s drifting tobacco smoke. Unfortunately, tobacco smoke doesn’t always stay in the unit where it is generated. A door-to-door survey of Calabasas apartment residents in 2006 conducted by our organization showed that 36 percent of respondents had secondhand smoke drift into their home in the last year. More than half of those respondents […]

This Home Features Many Designer Accents

This home has been freshly designer-painted inside and out and has smooth ceilings. A top designer has created an ambiance with designer wallpaper accents, moldings, designer mirrors and custom drapes and valences throughout the home. All lighting fixtures have been replaced, including the addition of recessed lighting. The living room, with its high ceiling, includes custom built-ins. There is a […]

Reyes Adobe Days: Ears to you

BAT DOG– Rooster the Chihuahua, all dressed up for last weekend’s Reyes Adobe Days, enjoys the festivities in the arms of Monica Varah of Agoura Hills. Rooster, who was rescued from the Agoura Animal Shelter, joined Varah in the annual Reyes Adobe days parade down Thousand Oaks Boulevard. For complete story and more photos, see page 32A.

Musicians needed for community band

The Community Concert and Jazz Band will present a fall concert at 4 p.m. Sun., Nov. 18 at the Yerba Buena Elementary School, 5844 Larboard Lane in Agoura Hills. Musicians interested in joining the band should call Roger Vick at (805) 3811325. For more information, call the Agoura Hills Recreation Center at (818) 597-7361 or the city of Westlake Village […]

Local health resources are plentiful

Often when a family member is diagnosed with a disease, disability or disorder, we don’t know where to turn. But there are a variety of support groups and facilities in the Conejo and San Fernando valleys designed to assist families and their loved ones in their time of need. Melissa and Jack Berenstein of Thousand Oaks (jacknmelis@adelphia.net) organize an email […]

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