2009-01-08

Weber seated as mayor



BACK ON THE JOB—Longtime local government leader Denis Weber begins his fourth term as mayor of Agoura Hills this month. He’s seated on a bench that was hand-crafted from trees grown in Agoura Hills and was donated to the city. Weber was first elected to the City Council in 1993.

New power yoga class can help heal



The Oak Park Community Center is offering a power yoga class in addition to the more traditional yoga class already available. Renee Peace, the community center’s director, describes power yoga as an intense program that builds stamina and strength. “It’s the kind of class where you’re doing more resistance training. When you do a plank or downward dog (yoga poses) […]

Eyes on the prize

Water polo squads must find an answer for Agoura

Seven teams still have a chance to win a Marmonte League title in girls’ water polo, but, according to many league coaches, the reality is the race for the top spot will once again come down to just two teams—Agoura and Royal. Thousand Oaks head coach Mike Giles said the real race will be for the final two playoff spots. […]

Girls under-11 team finishes in first



TEAM ON FIRE—The Conejo Valley Unified girls’ U11 soccer team, Inferno, finished first in the Coast Soccer League Bronze Beta Division. Back row, from left: trainer Clay Cameron, Kylie Appleford, Kaitlin Morley, Sarah Oechsli, Kate Brennan, Hanna Muddle, Alex Peralta, Grace Foraker and coach Doug Easton. Front row: Paige Cornelius, Alexis Rosenberg, Allison Easton, Annie Ray, Alex Peltz and Hannah […]

Realtors begin 2009 with glint of optimism

Top Conejo Valley agents are recognized

The Conejo Valley Association of Realtors recently held its annual awards luncheon and installation of new officers in Westlake Village. The CVAR gala also honored the outgoing 2008 officers and directors, including president Patti Hepple. Awards were presented for outstanding service and for Realtor of the Year, which went to Allen Reznick of Aviara Real Estate in Westlake Village. Both […]

Poring over the pros and cons of Oak Park water line



A new underground water pipeline is coming to Oak Park, but the project could pose traffic challenges for residents. The pipeline is part of the Calleguas district’s Oak ParkNorth Ranch recycled water system, which provides irrigation for North Ranch Golf Course, local homeowners associations, roadway medians and other greenbelt areas. Work on the five-month, $2.4-million project will begin this month. […]

Learn about mental health



The National Alliance on Mental Illness Ventura County will offer a 12-week course from 6:30 to 9 p.m. beginning Thurs., Jan. 15 at Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. The course is for family members, partners and friends of individuals with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and cooccurring brain disorders and addictive disorders. Class […]

Marmonte wrestling teams trying to match Royal’s toughness



Former Dallas Cowboys head coach and current FOX football analyst Jimmy Johnson once said: “In order to talk the talk, you need to walk the walk.” Royal High’s wrestling team has done both this season. Last month, in a Simi Valley Acorn article, Royal senior Sergio Cortez boldly stated, “To me, league is already done with. In my mind, we’ve […]

Young artist to perform at Pepperdine Univ.



Soprano Emily Albrink will perform as part of the 2008-09 Stotsenberg Recital Series at 2 p.m. Sun., Jan. 11 at Raitt Recital Hall, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy., Malibu. Albrink will sing Alban Berg’s “Sieben fruehe Lieder,” John Musto’s “Penelope,” Modest Mussorgsky’s “The Nursery,” and Pulitzer Prize winner John Harbison’s setting of Walt Whitman’s poetry titled “Vocalism,” which was […]

Pamela Rocklin



Pamela Rocklin, Las Posas Estates area specialist with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, was recently congratulated for her listing and sales production over the past 60-days. Ranked among the Top Agents in her office, Rocklin is a prime example of the customer service that Coldwell Banker prides itself on. Rocklin’s 18 years experience shows as she assists and guides clients through […]