2008-09-11

Emancipation Proclamation on display



The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, 40 Presidential Drive in Simi Valley, will display the original Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham Lincoln as part of the Forever Free exhibit from Fri., Sept. 19 to Tues., Sept. 23. The document is on loan from the National Archives and Records Administration. For preservation purposes, it is allowed to be on display […]

Student builds schools in Africa



Jared Lowy, a senior at Agoura High School, decided to do something different during his recent summer vacation. He went to Malawi, Africa, with a group of 27 teens and adults to help build two schools as part of the Malawi School Project 2008. Jared traveled with the teen group from his church, the Center for Spiritual Living in Westlake […]

Pet of the Week



SO COOL—J.J., 7, a male domestic longhair grey and white cat, was surrendered by his owner. J.J. can be adopted from the Agoura Animal Shelter at 29525 Agoura Road. To take J.J. home, ask for ID No. A3862325. Occasionally pets have already been adopted, so please call (818) 991-0071 first or visit http://animalcare.lacounty.gov/.

Boys & Girls Club resurrected for Lindero Canyon



Plans have been revived to add a Boys & Girls Club on the new campus of Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills. The Las Virgenes Unified School District had wanted a club built within its boundaries for the past seven years, Superintendent Donald Zimring said. By 2007 the school district and the organization were close to an agreement. But […]

Geneology Society to meet

Learn how to write an engaging family history

The Conejo Valley Genealogy Society will hold a meeting from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Tues., Sept. 18 at the Grant Brimhall/Thousand Oaks Library, 1401 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks. Guest speaker Tom Underhill will discuss how to write and publish a family history that people will read. Refreshments will be served. Guests are welcome. For more information, call (805) 388-5991.

Out-of-district students are a taxing problem



I find it interesting Mr. Irwin feels if we do not support an additional $29 million in property taxes for the Oak Park school system, we are then not supporting the community. Additionally, it’s equally interesting Mr. Ross feels courses such as physics and foreign languages will need to be eliminated since apparently there won’t be any more than six […]

Adam Ipatzi



For the second month in a row, Adam Ipatzi took the honors for Top Selling Agent in May 2008 for Prudential California Realty’s Oxnard/ Channel Islands office. Ipatzi’s career has skyrocketed in three years. During that time, he has climbed the ranks of Prudential California Realty. His success is based largely on his determination and his quest to be the […]

Win a playhouse, help homeless

Fundraiser supports HomeAid Los Angeles/Ventura

Project Playhouse, a fundraiser for HomeAid Los Angeles/Ventura, will be on display from Sat., Sept. 13 to Sun., Oct. 19 at The Lakes. Three playhouses and one dog house will be open for tours. The houses will be auctioned, and the “Opportunity” playhouse will be raffled off. Tours will be available on weekends from noon to 6 p.m. Funds raised […]

College fair scheduled at Agoura High



More than 60 two and fouryear colleges and universities, vocational schools and military academies will participate in the annual Las Virgenes Unified School District’s College Night from 7 to 9 p.m. Tues., Sept. 16 in the gymnasium at Agoura High School. The college fair is open to all local students and their families, including the Oak Park community, said Jean […]

Sheriff’s Blotter



Agoura Hills A male, 18, was cited for possessing a gravity knife at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 21 on Kanan Road, south of Agoura Road. A thief stole a $500 air compressor, a $1,000 saw and other tools valued at $500 from a home under construction in the 28500 block of Fountain Place Aug. 25. A resident living in the 5600 […]


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