2008-07-17

Funds donated to Semper Fi fund



As part of their 38th annual Invitational Golf Tournament in June, the Westlake Village Men’s Golf Club conducted a charity event for the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund, headquartered at Camp Pendleton. The fundraiser honored Lance Cpl. Anthony Melia, a Thousand Oaks resident who was killed Jan. 27, 2007 while conducting a Marine combat operation in Al-Anbar Province, Iraq. Mike […]

Acorn showdown: Who’s the world’s most dominant athlete?

Sportswriters Thomas Gase and Stephen Dorman debate the never-ending question

Gase I have to be honest. I don’t like watching professional golf. Playing the sport every once in a while is fun, but on television it’s about as exciting as "Steel Magnolias." Maybe it’s because the game is slow, but that can’t be right because I love baseball. No, the real reason I’m not a golf fan is because whether […]

Likes smaller bond measure



The Oak Park School District is to be commended for listening to the focus group, and scaling down its latest bond request (Measure R). As the state is threatening to reduce educational expenses- no cost of living adjustment is a reduction in financial support- local districts will have to be responsible for more of their expenses. As a teacher who […]


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