2008-10-30

Keeping the family safe from coyotes



Encounters with coyotes could become dangerous when people begin feeding the wild animals. Whether fed deliberately or inadvertently, coyotes quickly lose their natural fear of people and can become aggressive. While the County of Ventura Department of Animal Regulation does not trap or remove coyotes, they will assist local law enforcement if a coyote becomes a danger to human safety. […]

No on Measure R



Oak Park’s Tony Knight has some nerve to accept a raise when all other local superintendents waived theirs. His salary is comparable to the pay of much larger districts and on top of that he gets a raise in his gas allowance. Why the gas allowance? Oak Park is relatively small with five schools. Let’s vote no on Measure R […]

Steve Young



Steve Young was recently acknowledged for consistent high production. He has been a realtor with Century 21 for 30 years and is one of the top producing agents in Conejo Valley, winning numerous awards and being inducted into the “Master’s Hall of Fame.” He specializes in the areas of Oak Park, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Newbury Park and […]

Water plan sunk



The issue of whether to allow ratepayers to choose their water district representatives arose again during the Triunfo Sanitation District’s meeting on Monday, but a proposal for change was dismissed by the water board in light of next week’s election. Incumbent Ron Stark, who’s running for reelection, suggested changing the board from the current two-elected, three-appointed makeup to two elected […]

Datebook



THURS., OCT. 30 Haven Hills Hosts 31st anniversary Horizon Dinner at Warner Center Marriott, 21850 Oxnard St., Woodland Hills. 6 to 7:30 p.m. registration, silent auction. 7:30 to 9 p.m. dinner, entertainment. India Adams sings songs she dubbed for performers in classic movies. $175. Proceeds benefit local victims of domestic violence. Phone: 818.887.7481 Web: www.havenhills.org Time: 6:00 p.m. Date: 10/30/2008 […]

Last week’s top performers



James De La Cerna, WR, Westlake: The senior wideout caught five passes for 102 yards and scored three touchdowns as the Warriors rolled Royal, 50-21. Alex Hanover, WR, Calabasas: Hanover, a junior, caught seven passes for 63 yards, including a 15yard scoring strike from quarterback Kyle Zion, during the Coyotes’ 21-10 loss to Simi Valley. Justin Lilley, DB, Westlake: Lilley […]

Girl Scout helps Manna get organized



Katie Clabeaux, a senior at Agoura High School, helped to reorganize the shelving at the Manna food pantry as her project for her Girl Scout Gold Award, the organization’s highest honor. Katie, in her 12th year of Girl Scouting, was looking for a project to do for her Gold Award. She went to the Manna food bank on a Saturday […]

A farewell message from Todd Haines



It has been both my pleasure and honor to serve the people of Oak Park since 1995. As my final term comes to an end, I wish to thank the many people who have made my service as a council person so rewarding. Frank Schillo, the former Ventura County supervisor, renewed my faith in government. I was nervous when Mr. […]

Patty Cappuccino



Patty Cappuccino was awarded Top Producer in June 2008 for Prudential California Realty’s Moorpark office. A resident of Moorpark for more than 20 years, Cappuccino is a full-time agent with more than 15 years experience. Over the years, she has received numerous awards at the national level. Despite an office filled with honors, what makes Cappuccino successful in Real Estate […]


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