Wellness Community seeks sponsors for Garden of Hope groundbreaking

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura is seeking sponsors for its Garden of Hope groundbreaking event scheduled for 2 p.m. Sun., Sept. 7 at 530 Hampshire Road, Thousand Oaks. The free celebration, “Help Plant the Seeds of Hope,” is open to the public and will include entertainment, refreshments and opportunities to become involved in the garden, which will serve as a tribute […]

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10 things to watch for this college football season

Call it the golden age of Ventura County football. More than any other year in recent memory, the stage is set for a handful of local football phenoms to make a major impact in the college game. From New Hampshire to Notre Dame to sunny Southern California, here’s what we’ve got our eyes on this season: Rudy Carpenter’s shot at […]

Student wins scholarship

HONORED—Maryam Moeinazad of Oak Park High School is the recipient of a $1,000 tuition scholarship from the Conejo Valley Association of Realtors. The scholarships were awarded at a ceremony at the Plug Nickel Restaurant recently. Moeinazad was one of several local students to receive the scholarship.

District shrinking, so why the bond?

Every day when Oak Park students line up for class, more than 600 students cut in line. These spongers live outside Oak Park and their parents have neither bought a home here nor paid taxes here. Were it not for the spongers, for every six classrooms and teachers, we’d need only five. The currently requested $30-million dollar bond could well […]

Westlake Village advisory board seeks applicants

The city of Westlake Village is seeking applications from city residents interested in serving on the city’s Cultural Recreation Advisory Board. The board consists of 10 adults and one youth member, and usually meets every other month at 7 p.m. The board was established in 2003 to advise City Council on cultural, recreational and special events, parks, and the operation […]

New mammography system installed

West Hills Hospital and Medical Center has added a new digital mammography system. The hospital has also made Saturday appointments available. Digital mammography takes half the time of traditional, filmbased exams. Scheduled appointments can take less than 30 minutes. Digital mammography fits all breast shapes and sizes, and has improved visibility for dense breast tissue. It also requires fewer return […]

Ketter the key to Westlake’s success

Senior makes verbal commitment to play volleyball for Bruins

Last year, Westlake High head girls’ volleyball coach Ernest Rittenhouse decided to move Michelle Ketter from the opposite position to outside hitter. Ever since the switch, Warrior opponents have been paying the price. Ketter adapted quickly to her new position by leading the Marmonte League with 337 kills and 47 aces in 2007. According to Rittenhouse, Ketter’s 337 kills were […]

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