Members needed for school bond oversight group

The Oak Park Unified School District Board of Education is seeking applications for appointment as a member of the C6 School Safety, Equipment and Technology Improvement Bond Oversight Committee. The committee will review projections and collections of C6 funding and produce twiceyearly review of budgets, revenues and expenditures using the bond funds. The committee will be comprised of seven citizens […]

Westlake says ‘thank you’

Fill Up With Stimulus

As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. government is offering a full 30 percent tax credit—up to a maximum of $1,500—for homeowners who invest in an energyefficient tankless gas water heater in 2009 and 2010. And through the end of this year, Southern California Gas Company also offers an additional conservation rebate of up to $200. […]

CIF panel approves all-sports swap for Oaks Christian and Calabasas

Forget about a new four-team football-only league featuring Oaks Christian, Grace Brethren, St. Bonaventure and Santa Clara. The CIF Releaguing Committee upheld appeals from the four schools during a hearing Wednesday morning at Los Alamitos. In February, Northern Area administrators voted in favor of creating the controversial new league, which would have pitted a pair of state powerhouses— OCHS and […]

Singer, songwriter Jim Scott supports the environment

The Community Forum presents singer/songwriter Jim Scott in concert at 7:30 p.m. Fri., May 15 at the Conejo Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3327 Old Conejo Road, Newbury Park. Scott has recorded seven albums of original music and created “The Earth and Spirit Songbook,” an anthology of 110 songs of earth and peace by contemporary songwriters. In 2002 Scott helped to […]


Bob Majorino, broker/ owner of Prudential California, extends congratulations to seven of Prudential California Realty’s agents who recently earned their Green Designation, awarded the National Association of Realtors and the only green real estate professional designation recognized by them. In a two-day class of 18 attendees, seven of the agents were from Prudential. From the Thousand Oaks regional office, they […]

Chalk up a sidewalk art contest for Oak Park youths

Oak Park will host the inaugural Youth Sidewalk Chalk Contest from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sat., May 16 at Oak Canyon Community Park, 5600 Holleytree Drive, Oak Park. Youths ages 6 to 18 may create outdoor chalk drawings on the theme “What I Think About Summer.” Entrants will have two hours to make their art. Judging will begin at […]

Ninth annual Kids 4 Kids Carnival to benefit disadvantaged children

The ninth annual Kids 4 Kids Carnival will be from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat., May 9 at Willow Elementary School, 29026 Laro Drive, Agoura Hills. The family-oriented event will have carnival games, Zoom go-carts, quadracycles, inflatable rides, face painting, airbrush tattoos, raffle, and auction. Raffle and auction items will include DVD gift baskets, movie studio promotional items, gift […]

Lindero musicians win Reno

The young musicians at Lindero Canyon Middle School in Agoura Hills and the teachers who guide them landed center stage at the Reno Jazz Festival on April 25, besting 31 middle schools from the western United States. The school’s Jazz “A” band, directed by Matt McKagen, won first place at the event. A panel of judges praised the band for […]

Lacrosse title tilt pits NPHS against top-seeded T.O.

The Southern California Lacrosse Association’s title match will take place at 7 p.m. Friday at Thousand Oaks High. Second-seeded Newbury Park advanced to the championship by defeating third-seeded Agoura, 11-6, last Sunday at home. Westlake, the fourth seed, beat Calabasas 21-1 in the first round before being upended by Thousand Oaks, the top seed, 12-6 on Tuesday night at Oaks […]

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