2009-03-19

Lancers in a landslide?

Marmonte League spring preview: Boys' tennis

There isn’t much doubt that the Thousand Oaks High boys’ tennis team is the favorite to win the Marmonte League title. How TOHS goes about accomplishing that feat, however, remains a bit of a mystery. The Lancers’ lineup is strong, but, like last season, head coach Dave Assorson won’t be able to utilize his top talent all the time. Thousand […]

New recital hall showcases top young talent



The Thousand Oaks Philharmonic announces the opening of a new recital hall in the Paseo Marketplace at 3749 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd., Westlake Village. Principals at the Paseo Marketplace offered the site to the performing arts group in support of the Philharmonic’s mission to give solo performance opportunities to young artists in the region with the professional orchestra it sponsors. […]

Senioritis on the farm



I just saw a video about a retired elephant who bonded with a dog as they shared their golden years together in a Tennessee retirement community for . . . elephants. Unlikely as it seems, I thought the story was charming, so over the dinner table on a cold, rainy night in Thousand Oaks, I shared it with my kids, […]

Local teams rise to the top



First brain injury conference seeks to increase awareness



Organizers want Ventura County’s first brain injury conference in Oxnard this month to alert the public to the possibility and consequences of a brain injury and the need for more services. In recognition of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month, the Ventura County Brain Injury Conference will take place March 21 at St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard. The […]

In Laker Land, these guys have Celtic pride



Dancing an Irish jig for St. Pat’s Day



They must match



My wife and I lost our washing machine last month. It died. We were forced to get a new one promptly. We bought the really expensive front loader. It’s worth the cost because it saves us money in the long run. At least, that’s what my wife and the salesman told me. As much as I didn’t want to buy […]

Pretty princesses



Datebook



THURS., MAR. 19 ‘Lysistrata’ Moorpark College Theatre Arts Department presents classic Greek comedy, Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata” at Main Stage, Performing Arts Center, 7075 Campus Road, Moorpark. 8 p.m. shows March 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, April 2, 3, 4. 2 p.m. shows March 22, 29, April 5. Call for ticket prices. Not recommended for children. Phone: 805.378.1485 Contact: Box office […]


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