2008-04-24

The Oaks mall renovation makes steady progress



“Under construction” seems like an understatement at The Oaks mall, where many brandnew retailers will join renovated or expanded stores later this year. No longer does Marin Drive serve as an entrance to the mall off Hillcrest Drive. Those who once used that option must now enter closer to Lynn Road. As the work continues, the sound of jackhammers greets […]

Measure C a good way to fight school budget cuts



We have always supported public financing for school even before having our daughter and even when she was going to private school. Our public schools are the cornerstone of our community and as such benefit the entire community. Since moving to Oak Park, we feel even stronger about supporting our schools, so we will be voting yes on Measure C […]

Many Upgrades



This five bedrooms, three bathroom home has been upgraded and is approximately 2,828 square feet. The home has plush neutral carpet, upgraded tile flooring, smooth ceilings, recessed lighting, crown molding and never solid core interior doors and base boards. The living room has a slab granite fireplace and custom manetel. The formal dining are has French doors and crown molding. […]

Local businesses feeding U.S. water polo team



Members of the USA Water Polo Men’s National Team who have been training for the 2008 Olympics in the Conejo Valley are being fueled by a local businessman who shares in their quest for gold. Avi Frank, owner of Stoneground Bakery in Agoura Hills, was a world-class water polo player for the German water polo team, competing for the gold […]

Ventura County holds classes to help smokers quit

Program is free for participants

Ventura County Public Health is sponsoring an eightweek session on how to quit smoking from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through June 10 at the Community Medical Group, 612 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. There is no cost to attend and participants are eligible to receive the patch, Nicorette gum and lozenges for free. The sessions will cover smoking triggers, […]

Students challenge faculty in basketball



Oak Park High School will hold a student versus faculty basketball game at 7 p.m. tomorrow, Fri., April 25 at the school gym, 899 N. Kanan Road, Oak Park. In addition to the game, the event will include raffle prizes, half-court shot contest, sports memorabilia silent auction, refreshments and surprise guests. Tickets are $5 at the door. Proceeds will be […]

OCHS swimmers flex their muscles at Royal Invite



Thirtytwo schools competed in the 28th annual Royal Swim Invitational/Josh Mlakar Memorial Meet last weekend, but it was Oaks Christian that dominated the event. The OCHS boys’ and girls’ teams took home first-place honors Saturday at the Rancho Simi Community Park pool in Simi Valley, with the girls’ team beating Flintridge Sacred Arts Academy by eight points, and the boys’ […]

The fun of Conejo Valley Days begins this weekend



The 52nd annual Conejo Valley Days festivities will take place this weekend and also Wed. through Sun., April 30 through May 4 with a variety of family-friendly activities. The event is the largest allvolunteer festival on the west coast. Proceeds will benefit more than 25 local nonprofit organizations that provide needed services for the less fortunate. •The Grand Marshal Race […]

Stop the sign before it’s too late



I wonder what the CaprHomeowners Association is thinking. You have a stop sign painteon a street at Tuscany and Rockfielin front of Red Oak ElementarSchool. The painted sign can’t bseen by drivers turning right or lefalso, people pull U-turns. I don’t think this can wait untnext year before we have an injuror fatal accident. Cut back on landscaping charges and […]

One Year Old Home



This one-year-old home has access to Westlake Village/Lake Sherwood Conejo Valley Unified School District. It has a large backyard and the master bathroom includes a steam shower and spa tub. For more information on this property, listed at $3,595,000, call Shirley Richards at (805) 370-2851.


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