2008-06-19

Malibu Pier to reopen following renovation



Historic Malibu Pier at Surfrider Beach will officially reopen on Sun., June 29 following its long-awaited restoration. A community celebration at the pier from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m will raise funds for the nonprofit Malibu Legacy park development project. In addition to the Beachcomber restaurant, other highlights of the newly refurbished 100-year-old pier will include the Malibu Pier Club […]

Agoura’s Sam Miraglia joins Camarillo bank



Agoura Hills-resident Sam Miraglia was named vice president and store manager for Wells Fargo in Camarillo. Miraglia, who’s been with Wells Fargo for 12 years, will oversee more than 20 employees at the bank on Carmen Drive, including a businessbanking specialist, a home mortgage consultant and a private banker. “I have spent most of my life in Ventura County, so […]

Local students accepted into military academies



Twelve young men and women from the 24th Congressional District have been accepted to U.S. military academies, representing six different high schools in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Four local applicants were accepted to the Air Force Academy. They are Anson Harvey, 18, Westlake High School; Daniel Nelson, 18, Oaks Christian School; Ethan Salgado, 17, Royal High School; and Krystin […]

Eyes open



The Sheriff’s Teenage Traffic Offender Program (STTOP) wants you to be the eyes and ears of the community. If you witness a case of reckless driving, call STTOP at (818) 880-5420. To learn more, visit www.sttop.net.

Not all grads on equal footing



The high school graduation season concludes this week, and from the small, alternative high schools where challenged teens have been molded into respectable students, to the large, blue ribbon campuses where many will graduate with glowing honors, the class of 2008 is moving on. Once young and inexperienced, these 17- and 18-year olds are strong and independent now, ready to […]

Everything A-OK at Oak Park High



Peer counselors at Oak Park High School are working hard to make sure their campus is filled with “AOK”- acts of kindness. The student leaders created a program to encourage spreading kindness on campus, dubbing it “AOK Day.” Last week, peer counselors made classroom presentations about the program and spent morning and lunch breaks encouraging fellow students to sign contracts […]

Vendor aps available for upcoming OktoberFest



Food and craft vendor applications are available for the 22nd annual Oktoberfest scheduled for Sat. and Sun., Sept. 27 and 28 at Underwood Family Farms, 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark. The event is presented by the Rotary Club of Newbury Park. Oktoberfest draws more than 8,000 people over a weekend. “Our food court is almost at capacity but we could […]

Viewpoint students excel in writing



Two students from Viewpoint School in Calabasas received awards for excellence in writing. Eighth-grader Rachel Ende of Thousand Oaks has been recognized by the National Council of Teachers of English as a 2008 Promising Young Writer, and senior Molly Davis of Woodland Hills is a state finalist in the Journalist Education Association’s National High School Journalist of the Year contest. […]

Bluegrass music comes to Gateway Church



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