2007-12-20

Rancho Park District vetoes 24-hour patrols in Oak Park

Grand jury recommendation seen as too expensive

Parks in Simi Valley and Oak Park will not get 24hour, sevenday-a-week police coverage anytime soon, despite a recommendation made by a Ventura County grand jury in April. Last month, the grand jury released a list of responses it received to its report on the law enforcement aspects of the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District’s ranger program. The program […]

Students to recycle Christmas trees



Oak Park High School seniors and their parents will pick up and recycle Christmas trees as a fundraiser for Grad Nite 2008. Trees can be picked up on Sat., Dec. 29; Thurs., Jan. 3 or Fri., Jan 4. Leave trees on the curbside in front of the house with all stands, lights, decorations and tinsel removed. The cost is $25 […]

Undisputed king of Sherwood

Woods wins Target World Challenge; donates $1.35million winner's purse to his foundation

Tiger Woods began to get a little hot under the collar after his six-shot lead had been whittled down to two strokes during Sunday’s final round of the Target World Challenge at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks. When asked if the other competitors had seen him sweat as his seemingly insurmountable cushion began to evaporate, an often stoic Woods […]

Going once . . . going twice



Take Your Acorn on Vacation



Holiday shoppers warned about overcharging by retailers

Keep those receipts and check them twice

This holiday season the Los Angeles Weights and Measures officials remind shoppers to check their store receipts for overcharges. Shoppers are legally entitled to pay only a store’s lowest advertised or posted price for any item. But inspections by agency officials have revealed that overcharge errors do occur and often involve items with special promotional offers, sales and markdowns for […]

Oak Park considers outdoor smoking ban



The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District board of directors is calling for public input regarding proposed smoking restrictions at district parks in the Oak Park community. Last May the board approved the restriction of smoking in all parks in Simi Valley. The Oak Park Recreation and Park Planning Committee approved the proposed smoking restrictions at the parks in Oak […]

Westlake Coyotes hungry for a title



Library hosts photo exhibit



Rodney Nicholls is hosting a show of his fine art blackandwhite and toned photographs through January at the Calabasas Library, 23975 Park Sorrento. These photographs were shot during a recent visit to Iceland. All photos are available for sale. To view the full portfolio, go to www.picasaweb .google.com/ kerwin.photography. Nicholls specializes in fine art travel photography and portraiture. For more […]

Buyers Can Find Homes To Treasure At Moorpark Highlands

Cherry Hill at Moorpark Highlands from Pardee Homes

Home shoppers seeking top value in a new home and the established ambience of a master-planned community can find hidden treasures with Pardee Homes’ exclusive, limited time offers at Moorpark Highlands. Available only at select Pardee Homes communities, the Treasure Hunt features just one “Treasured Home” each week at each designated neighborhood. Offered at low prices, each Treasured Home is […]


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