2008-09-11

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 […]

Las Virgenes demonstrates high student proficiency



Las Virgenes Unified School District continues to rank among the highest achieving districts in California, according to the 2008 Accountability Progress Report (API) released by the state on Sept. 4. The API is based on a scale from 200 to 1,000 and is calculated by how well students perform on California standards testing in English/language arts, mathematics, history/social science and […]

Reyes Adobe Days Art Gallery will feature local talent



Local artists will be showcased at the fourth annual Reyes Adobe Days, a three-day festival slated for Oct. 3 through 5 in Agoura Hills. The festival’s Art Gallery will be in a period setting at the Reyes Adobe historical site, said Constance Jolcuvar, a production designer and chair of the Reyes Adobe Days Art Gallery. Multimedia artists will exhibit all […]

Setting the record straight on Triunfo Sanitation District



My opponent for a seat on the Triunfo Sanitation board is again bringing up very old matters that were answered some two to four years ago. Nevertheless, since he and his supporters want to rehash it out again let us look at them again. •The auditors for TSD were the same for the Ventura Regional Sanitation District. Yes, they were, […]

Calabasas Landfill plans energy recovery project

Methane gas will fuel turbines

Plans for an energy recovery facility at the Calabasas Landfill—a project that will produce electricity for more than 17,000 homes—are moving ahead. Two representatives from the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County came to the Calabasas City Council earlier this month with an update on the project, which recently went out to bid and should be under construction by the […]

Las Virgenes Unified reaches out

Superintendent's Forum set for Sept. 16

The Las Virgenes Unified School District will continue its bimonthly superintendent’s forums, starting with a session on Mon., Sept. 16. Superintendent Donald Zimring said the forums are conducted as part of the district’s outreach to the community. The first meeting will be held at Yerba Buena Elementary School in Agoura Hills. The sessions, Zimring said, will be unstructured to allow […]

Oak Park crimes continue



The Ventura County Sheriff’s Department reports the recent rash of car burglaries in Oak Park is continuing. Vehicle break-ins occurred on the following dates and places: on Aug. 30 or 31 in the 400 block of Savona Way (three incidents); on Aug. 30 or 31 in the 4800 block of Aliano Drive (window smashed); on Aug. 30 or 31 in […]


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