2008-10-02

Conejo Valley Audubon Society hosts presentation, sightings



The Conejo Valley Audubon Society has announced its October events. For information, visit www.ConejoValleyAudubon.org. •Thelma Williams will lead a group to Malibu Lagoon on Sat., Oct. 4. Meet at the Rancho Road Park-and-Ride to carpool at 8 a.m. or at the Malibu Lagoon parking lot at 8:30 a.m. Expected sightings include shorebirds, herons, gulls, and marsh birds. For information, call […]

School district okays design for high school performing arts centers



A pair of performing arts education centers proposed for Agoura and Calabasas high schools have moved one step closer to construction. The Las Virgenes Unified School District on Sept. 23 approved John Sergio Fisher’s architectural design plans for the two facilities. The Reseda architect presented a project overview to the board of education and said each center will comprise 31,500 […]

Last week’s top performers



Nick Isham, QB, Westlake: When Ben Conlin went down with a shoulder injury against Hart in Week 3, Isham, a sophomore, stepped right in, and the Warrior offense didn’t miss a beat. Isham completed 15-of-20 passes for 158 yards and three scores. He also led WHS with 74 rushing yards, including a 43-yard scamper to pay dirt in the second […]

Ventura Harvest Festival this weekend



The Ventura Harvest Festival is scheduled for Fri. to Sun., Oct. 3 through 5 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura. The event will benefit the Ventura County Humane Society. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The festival will include thousands of […]

Four reasons to vote against school bond



The opponents of Measure R were unable to get their message into the Ventura County voter information pamphlet. But here’s what voters need to know: •School taxes in Oak Park are already too high. They’re the highest in Ventura County. If Measure R passes, we’ll be paying four taxes in addition to our regular property tax (plus parks, sewers, and […]

Sheri and Jared Karp



Sheri and Jared Karp spent five consecutive days this summer in a seminar series regarding real estate in the current economy. The seminar offered coaching for experienced real estate agents working with clients in a challenging market, and focused on skills, systems and exposure of properties. The Karp Group congratulates associate Jared Karp, the group’s REO foreclosure property expert, who […]

Volunteer awarded for service

Retiree donates his time to Women's Resource Center

Jim Senn, 82, of Westlake Village, recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award at a ceremony held in Washington, D.C. The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation created the award to honor American citizens who, by their example and commitment to service, inspire others to participate in volunteer opportunities in their communities Senn is spending his retirement years as […]

Laifman comfortable with Oak Park schools



Barbara Laifman has so enjoyed her nine months on the Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education that she has decided to run for a full, four-year term on the board in next month’s election. Laifman was appointed to the school board last December to replace Jim Kalember, who resigned with one year left on his term. Besides Laifman, […]

Agassi steals the show at Sherwood

Event raises money for local, national charities

Andre Agassi can work a tennis racket, and he can work a crowd, too. On a sunny Saturday afternoon, when some of the top names in professional tennis took center court at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks for the Bryan Brothers’ All-Star Tennis Smash, it was the retired Agassi who thrilled the crowd with his youthful enthusiasm, well-placed humor […]

Westlake High School baseball team holds fall fundraiser



Westlake High School Baseball will hold a fall festival and boutique from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., Oct. 4 in the parking lot next to Warrior Football Stadium, 100 N. Lakeview Canyon Road, Westlake Village. The event will include more than 30 vendors, a farmers’ market, ShaveIt shaved ice, Dakota’s Barbecue, face painting, a climbing wall and dunk tank.


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