2008-03-20

ZIP codes won’t change



The United States Postal Service announced it will not move its processing operations for the Thousand Oaks Post Office from Santa Clarita to Oxnard. The operational change would have required new ZIP codes to be issued to addresses in Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and portions of Westlake Village. Some residents, businesses and politicians objected to the move. A request to […]

Grinning Girl Scouts



Calabasas horse cable TV channel is back on track



The HorseTV Channel, the Calabasas-based cable channel that launched in October 2005 and subsequently went off the air in 2007 as a result of being unable to close on its second round of funding, has been saved by a new investment group led by Texasbased Australian businessman, Bernie Uechtritz. The new investors acquired the assets of HorseTV Media Group and […]

Pet of the Week



Relaxing Easter weekend



Lately I’ve been working long hours and sleeping very little. I’m physically and mentally drained. Needless to say, I’m looking forward to a relaxing Easter weekend. My wife, 4-year-old son and I will spend the holiday at my parents’ house in Sacramento. I’m planning on making this weekend a mini-vacation for myself. But before the relaxation can begin, I’ve got […]

No easy choices for school budget cuts



It’s been said that the three functions of our state are to educate, medicate and incarcerate. To be sure, California’s spending on schools, health care/social services and judicial system is the largest in the country. As Sacramento prepares to make across the board cuts in the upcoming budget, the loudest protest can be heard coming from the education sector. In […]

Former Calabasas student named ‘Almost Famous Chef’



Kristianne Pak, a Calabasas High School graduate, has come a long way since cooking up her first dish of macaroni and cheese at the age of 8. Pak, 26, won the San Pellegrino Almost Famous Chef Competition, beating out the other competitors with her grown-up signature dish of glazed beef short ribs, stir-fried miso spinach and chestnut steamed rice. Pak […]

Agoura Hills City Calendar



The city of Agoura Hills Department of Community Services has announced the availability of the new Spring 2008 Brochure. Classes are available for children ages 1 through 10, teens 11 through 17 and adults. Dance, art, sports, cooking, fitness, fencing and foreign language classes are being offered at the Agoura Hills Recreation Center this session. To request a brochure or […]

Oak Park students get a head start in choosing their careers



Known for its reputation of academically preparing students for college, Oak Park High School is now adding another step to help teens plan for the future. The new majors program, to take effect in the fall, will allow students to pursue an interest in a specific career through job shadows, internships and structured coursework. The goal is to help students […]

Contact your local sheriff’s department



From area code 818 (Agoura Hills, Calabasas, Chatsworth, Hidden Hills, West Hills or Westlake Village), call (818) 878-1808. From area code 310 (Malibu or Topanga), call (310) 456-6652. Oak Park is located in Ventura County and is served by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department at (805) 494-8200.


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