2009-03-05

Oak Park considers mandatory water conservation



Oak Park officials discussed a plan that would require businesses and residents to cut their water use by 15 percent or be fined. The conservation plan is being developed by the Triunfo Sanitation District and is expected to be put into place by summer, officials said. Triunfo administers the Oak Park Water Service, whose actual supplies come from the Calleguas […]

Visit Disney train museum



The Calabasas Historical Society will host a trip to the Walt Disney Barn and Model Railroad at 10 a.m. Sun., March 15 at Los Angeles’ Live Streamers Museum in Griffith Park. The group will have lunch at Tam O’Shanter Restaurant. In 1950, Disney built the Carolwood Pacific Railroad and barn in the backyard of his home in Holmby Hills. For […]

Business owners meet Monday



California Women Business Owners will hold its March dinner meeting Mon., March 9 at Maggiano’s Little Italy, 6100 Topanga Canyon Blvd. in Woodland Hills. The dinner and social will start at 5:45 p.m. Cost for guests is $35. The topic is “Saving Money.” The speaker will be Randy Petrick, a certified financial consultant, speaker, writer and money coach.

Local girls complete perfect season



B’nai Brith to meet



B’nai Brith of the Conejo Valley will meet at 7 p.m. Mon., March 16 in the social hall of Temple Adat Elohim, 2420 E. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks. Singer, entertainer and cantor Caren Glasser will provide entertainment. Refreshments will be served. All are invited to attend at no charge.

Need safe streets



If the city of Westlake is truly concerned about pedestrian safety due to the deaths on Lindero Canyon Road, one has to ask then why don’t Lindero Canyon Road and Agoura Road, cited as so “troublesome,” have sidewalks? And why on both sides of Ridgeford, a popular, steep, winding road for walkers, has the City recently planted hedge landscape right […]

School drug use still rampant, study shows



Nearly 14,000 students from 115 public middle and high schools in California have tried drugs or alcohol, according to a 2007-08 student survey conducted by the state. The figures and others were presented by John George, special agent in charge of the California Department of Justice, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement who spoke recently to Oak Park High School students, parents […]

Tomorrow’s stars take the stage



Students encouraged to attend babysitting training



A baby sitter training class for teens ages 11 to 17 will be held from 4 to 9 p.m. Fri., March 13 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sat., March 14 at the American Red Cross office, 2355 Portola Road, Ventura. The two-session class will teach supervising children, feeding tips, age-appropriate games, bedtime and discipline issues. The course will […]

Foundation spays, neuters pets



The Herman Bennett Foundation is a private nonprofit organization that aims to prevent the overpopulation and euthanization of cats and dogs in Los Angeles and Ventura counties through community education programs and financial contributions to support spaying and neutering programs. Sandra Lozano is the foundation’s new director of operations. She will promote the foundation’s mission through the veterinarians involved in […]


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