2008-05-29

Case made for school tax extension

If Measure C doesn't pass, mediocrity feared

Jay Kapitz is worried about the long-term effects of California’s budget crisis on education. The Oak Park resident and member of the community’s Municipal Advisory Council believes that the level of education his own two high school age children have enjoyed will not remain for future students. He’s concerned that the under-funded schools will negatively affect the community’s property values. […]

Christian recording artist will perform at fourth annual LoVE Fest



International Christian recording artist Michelle Tumes will perform at the fourth annual LoVEfest concert 3 to 7 p.m. Sun., June 29 at Gardens of the World, 2001 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks. The festival will also include live contemporary Christian music, food from local restaurants, a silent auction and an opportunity to sponsor an orphaned child in Africa. The event […]

The Acorn honor role



Viewpoint School senior Amanda Martin has been selected to receive a $1,000 NFIB/ Visa Young Entrepreneur Award. Martin is one of 400 high school seniors nationwide to be recognized by the National Federation of Independent Business Foundation for their impressive independent business activities and their entrepreneurial spirit. In 2004, Martin founded a successful jewelry business called Pick Me that gives […]

Humane Society offers two-for-one



The Humane Society of Ventura County has created a new program for people looking to adopt a cat or kitten during June. Whenever a cat or kitten is adopted, the Shelter in Ojai will “double” the offer by giving a second cat or kitten for free, including all vaccinations plus spay or neutering. “Cats are very friendly in groups, especially […]

Agoura Hills pays the price of progress



The City Council’s secret machinations regarding the resolute and systematic destruction of the charming character of Agoura Hills is a contemptible travesty clear for all to see, such as that Caterpillar tractor poised like some obscene and yellow monstrous insect on the hill. What a humiliating and degrading spectacle. Maybe that’s what Agoura Hills is all about from this point […]

This Bright Manufactured Home Is On Owned Land



This manufactured home on approximately 3563 square feet of owned land has mountain views, flowers, rosebushes, and trees. The home has a bright enclosed sunroom, air conditioning, lots of closet space and built in cabinets in dining room. The kitchen features large pantry, extra large laundry area with freezer and ample storage. The large master suite has mirrored closet and […]

Day filled with many touching moments



Beaming with pride



Sign up for Girl Scout day camp



Las Virgenes Service Unit, a division of the San Fernando Valley Girl Scout Council, has opened registration for the 19th annual summer day camp. The camp will be held from 2 to 7:30 p.m. Mon. through Fri., July 7 to 11 at Chumash Park, 5550 Medea Valley Drive, Agoura Hills. Girls ages 5 to 18 are invited to attend, including […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Calabasas Vandals caused $500 in damages to a sliding glass door on Galilee Street May 24. Agoura Hills Someone stole a $2,800 laptop computer, a US passport, and other goods valued at about $500 from a vehicle parked in front of a business at an undisclosed location in the city on May 23. Vandals caused $400 in damages to a […]


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