2008-10-09

Speakers to discuss alternatives to violence



The Ventura County Interfaith Community will sponsor a Victory Over Violence exhibit at 7 p.m. Wed., Oct. 22 at the United Methodist Church of Westlake Village, 1049 S. Westlake Blvd. The event will include a demonstration of the Alternatives to Violence Project. Guest speakers are Pat Hardy, state director of the Alternatives to Violence project of California, and Stephen Pope, […]

Reelect Ron Stark



It’s election time again on Nov. 4 and as always the Khans heartily support Ron Stark for reelection. When the Khan family moved to Oak Park in 1976, the Stark family was among our first new friends. Right from the start we learned that Ron was a “doer” and he never stops. With Ron’s experience in administration and engineering, he […]

Oak Park water pipe broken again



Crews were expected to complete repairs this week on a 20foot stretch of underground water pipe that broke in Oak Park. The damage occurred on Thurs., Oct. 2 under Kanan Road between Golden Eagle Drive and Lindero Canyon Road. Calleguas Municipal Water District crews worked throughout the weekend to repair the pipe, which lost 40,000 gallons of reclaimed sewer water. […]

Literacy tutor workshop to prepare volunteers



Conejo Valley Adult School Literary Program will offer a free literacy tutor workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 11 at the Conejo Valley Adult School, room 5, 1025 Old Farm Road, Thousand Oaks. The workshop will prepare adult volunteers to tutor adults in basic literacy skills. Volunteers do not need a teaching background. After completing the training, […]

Local teacher specially proud



Victoria (Vicki) Willig, one of 16 Los Angeles County Teachers of the Year recipients, will represent the county and the Las Virgenes Unified School District in California’s top teacher competition next month. Willig is the only special education teacher among the finalists. A specialist in autism, she teaches special education classes at A.C. Stelle Middle School in Calabasas and at […]

Tri-Valley standings



St. Jude’s seniors examine ballot measures



St. Jude Catholic Church’s senior group, Ancient Scriptures, will host the League of Women Voters at the monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Mon., Oct. 20 in the parish hall, 32032 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village. All measures for the November ballot will be discussed. Dessert, coffee and tea will be served. A suggested donation of $2 to cover expenses is […]

Keep Stage Door Theatre open



This is another letter concerning the terrible news that Gale and Mike’s theatre, The Stage Door in Agoura, is closing down. This is a dreadful loss to the entire community of Agoura as well as a loss of a dream fulfilled for Gale. I have known her since the 1970s and watched her dream to have her own theatre come […]

Car show paints the town



REAR VIEW—Oak Park residents Shawn and Dale Crane observe the open interior of a 2007 Ford GT on display at the Westlake Village Car Show on Oct. 5. The 23rd annual show drew mostly American muscle cars and custom rods.

Meet Bobby, Wildworks’ newest resident



Bobby the bobcat was a house pet until his family was reported for keeping him without a license. He now resides at The Nature of Wildworks in Topanga. Bobby was declawed when he was a kitten which involved removal of not only his claws but his toes and causes permanent paw pain. Bobby is unable to walk long distances and […]


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